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Sunday 26th October 2014
Ickwell & Old Warden end Renhold United's 100% seasons ways.
Premier Division supported By Sportsform
We have new leaders at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table in the shape of Shefford Town & Campton after they made it seven wins on the bounce and maintained their seasons unbeaten league ways with a 4-2 victory at Sharnbrook. Andy Hayday seeing his two goals added to via an own goal and a Michael Jones penalty against home replies via Leon Taylor and Shaun Barnett.
Losing out on that top spot were Renhold United after they lost their seasons 100% ways when beaten 2-1 at home by an Ickwell & Old Warden side who were thus ending a three game losing run.The returning to the club Zak Rowe and new signing Ryan Ellingham netting the vital goals against a United reply from Jason Allison.
AFC Oakley M&DH remain in third spot despite losing 2-1 at Eastcotts AFC who are now up into seventh spot after taking their unbeaten ways up to four games. Jack Bloodworth and Kaylen Wilson on their scoresheet against a lone reply from Alex Liburd.
Oakley holding onto that third spot due to Marston Shelton Rovers losing their seasons unbeaten away ways when beaten 4-3 at Caldecote who were winning for the first time in seven starts. Tom Wallace with a brace plus Conor Smith and Glen Renforth on the home scoresheet against Rovers replies from Jamie Cerminara twice and David Thompson.
All this allowing Flitwick Town to inch within two points of them both after they won 4-3 at bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports. Jim Lewis netting twice alongside single strikes from Mark Skidmore and Callum Jones against United replies via a brace from Julian Wilson and a goal for Ben Marwood.
Also enjoying life on the road were AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who retained their seasons unbeaten away ways with a 2-1 win at Wootton Blue Cross. Alex Russell and Paul Obuch netting the goals to do the damage against one in reply from Phil Matthews.
For Sandy the search for their first home win of the season remains after they were held to a 2-2 draw by AFC Turvey who despite not having won any of their last eight outings can still boast they are still unbeaten on the road this season.Tom Burton and Jahrome Mullings netting for the home side against replies via Andrew Latimer and Adam Jackson.
However for Pavenham there was a first home win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Wilstead. James Owen netting both the goals against a lone reply from Colin Marshall.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
There is no change at the head of the Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford League table following wins for the top three clubs. For league leaders Henlow it was a retention of their seasons 100% home record and unbeaten ways with a 9-1 win over Meltis Albion. Anthony Bowskill leading the way with a hat-trick and supported by a brace from Russell Ayles plus single strikes from George Kiely, Matthew Rumbelow, Keith Milburn and James Campbell against a lone Albion reply via Asa Garlick.
Whilst second place Elstow Abbey retained their own seasons 100% away record by winning 13-0 at bottom of the table Brache Sparta. Danny Pilgrim netting six times, Aaron Cavill twice to go with single goals for Matt Poulton, Jason Harrison, Ryan Grant, Jhey Tompkins and Dom Parrella.
Yet perhaps the result of the day belonged to third place Cranfield United who ended fourth place Sundon Park Rangers unbeaten home record for the season with a 5-1 victory.Jordan Appleton netting all five goals against a lone Rangers reply via Matt Conway.
Losing out on their seasons 100% away ways were fifth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who were beaten 3-2 at Bedford SA who duly collected their first home points of the season. Dominic Andrews, James Munns and Ashley Banton on the home scoresheet against Town replies via Elliot West and Humerto Ubonazo. Whilst Great Barford are now up into sixth spot after wining 4-0 at Queens Park Crescents. David Mulvhill with a brace seeing his goals added to by Michael Pickard and Chris Huckle.
Also enjoying life on the road with their first away win of the season were Riseley Sports who ran out 3-1 winners at bottom of the table AFC Harlington.James Cook, Mark Darlow and James Bowen netting the goals against a lone home reply via Stephen Garner.
Elsewhere Shefford Town & Campton Reserves extended their unbeaten ways to four games with a 2-0 home win over Potton Town thanks to goals from Ross Earl and Joe Lewis. Whilst Marabese Ceramics are still in search of their first home win of the season after being held to a 2-2 draw by AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves. Ricky Bruniges and Lewis Littlechild on the Tilermen scoresheet against replies via Daniel Bentley and Ian Scott.
Bedfordshire FA Junior Cup Second Round
Their are just just two giant killing acts to report from an afternoon where results went mainly to form.They came from Cranfield United Reserves who netted a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win at Meltis Albion Reserves after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 2-2. Josh St Clair Pierre and Lewis Aitkin on the Albion scoresheet against a brace in reply for Daniel Mclaren.Whilst FC Serbia were 4-2 home winners over Caldecote Reserves. Milan Marusk netting all four goals against replies via Rhys Parker and Nicky Albone.
The biggest winners of the day were Stevington who ran out 9-1 victors at Wilstead Reserves. Joe Holyoke and Kieran Souter both netting hat-tricks to go with goals from Aaron Fletcher, Ben Souter and Sam Nightingale against a lone Ryan Davenport reply.
There were 4-0 home wins for both FC Houghton and Westoning. Houghton with two goals from Sam Martin plus strikes from Lawrence Taylor and Mark Doran seeing off Renhold United Resrves and Westoning with a brace from Tom Cooksley plus goals from Glen Cooksley and Ben Dashwood beating Atletico Europa.
For Bedford United it was a 4-3 home win over Luton District & South Beds League FC Polonia with Jamaal Dixon and Aaron Perrett both grabbing braces and for Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves it was a 3-2 home win over Clifton. Gary Russon netting twice and Carl Boremeo once against replies via Jack Brown and Callum McCoy.
Elsewhere, Moggerhanger United and Shefford Town & Campton A both grabbed 2-1 home wins. United with strikes from Lee Adams and Luke Rudd beating Wootton Village 2-1 for whom Sam Mulvaney netted and Town with goals from Dean Linsell and Scott Frusciante seeing off White Eagles whose reply came from Cygan Rafak.
Meantime, Caldcote U20 are in the hat for the third round draw following a 7-6 penalty shoot-out win at Luton District & South Beds League Square A after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 1-1 with Jamie Richardson on the Caldecote scoresheet. Yet for Kempston Hammers Sports it was a 3-2 penalty shoot-out defeat at Sporting St James after 90 minutes played had seen the sides level at 4-4.Jimmy Grandidge twice plus David Havil and Chris Greene on the Hammers scoresheet.
Like the Hammers also ending their cup hopes against Luton District & South Beds League opposition were Clapham Sports who were beaten 4-0 at Caddington Rangers Reserves.
Joining all those winners in the third round hat without having to kick a ball will be Kempston Athletic after Westoning U20 failed to raise a side to travel to meet them. FC Spandit Reserves after Mid Beds Tigers pulled out of their tie late on Saturday morning and Elstow Abbey Reserves following the demise of Kempston Con Club earlier in the week.
Flitwick Town Reserves remain unbeaten on home soil this season and now up into second spot on the league table following their 4-3 win over Sandy Reserves. Kevin Higby netting twice alongside single goals from Ollie Banfield and Benn Ward against replies via Chris Gregory, Rob Wilson and Anthony Roberts.
Elsewhere, Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves jumped up into fifth spot following their 2-1 home win over Lea Sports PSG. Mio Plater and Marko Tobdzic netting the goals against a PSG reply from Ryan Durrant.
Preview for Saturday 1st November 2014.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend sees league leaders Shefford Town & Campton defend their seasons unbeaten ways and 100% home record when called upon at their Hitchin Road base by fourth place Marston Shelton Rovers who have been beaten just the once on the road this season. Whilst second place Renhold United will be looking to preserve their seasons 100% away record when they travel to Harvey Close to face a Caldecote side who will be looking for just their third home win of the season. .
Also on the road will be third place AFC Oakley M&DH who journey to Weston Park to take on tenth place Wootton Blue Cross. Whilst fifth place Flitwick Town play hosts at the Flitwick Community Football Centre to seventh place Eastcotts AFC.
Down at the other end of the table, basement club Lidlington United Sports look to end a run of four consecutive away defeats and pick up their first win of the season when they head for a meeting on the Green against twelfth place Ickwell & Old Warden who will be searching for their first home point/points of the season.
Elsewhere at their Playing Field base second from bottom of the table Pavenham play hosts to a Sandy side who sit just one place above them in the league standings but nevertheless will be looking to take their unbeaten away ways up to three games and at Thurleigh Playing Fields hosts AFC Turvey losers of their opening four home league games of the season and now without a win from their last eight outings face a visit from a Sharnbrook side who to date have been beaten just the once on the road this season.
The action spotlight this weekend for division one clubs falls upon the second round ties in this seasons Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup. Of the nine ties in which our teams are involved three are all Bedfordshire County Football League affairs. At New Grounds where hosts AFC Harlington are yet to record their first win of the season the visitors are a yet to win on the road this season Queens Park Crescents.Whilst at King George VI Playing Fields, AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves will look to preserve their seasons 100% home ways when called upon by Potton Town. The third tie comes at Miller Road, the venue at which hosts Meltis Albion will perhaps start the game second favourites against the visiting Sundon Park Rangers.
Elsewhere there are ties for four other sides against opposition from the Luton District & South Beds League. Alas for Riseley Sports its a trip on the road to Lewsey Park to face St Josephs whilst the other three will do battle on home soil. At Hillgrounds AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves face Four Model, over at Cople Playing Fields Bar 32 Luton are the opposition to face Bedford SA and at the Warren, Elstow Abbey will be playing hosts to Crawley Green A.
Meantime its a trip on the road for Cranfield United as they journey to take on Barton Rovers U20 Development B and a home tie for Great Barford against Wootton Blue Cross U21.
All this cup football leaving us with just a single division one supported by Wests Citroen Bedford fixture.That action comes at Rectory Road the venue at which tenth place Shefford Town & Campton Reserves play hosts to the unbeaten league leaders Henlow.
In Division Two its trips on the road for the leading two sides. League leaders Westoning en route to Jubilee Playing Fields to defend their seasons unbeaten away ways against the hosting bottom of the table Wilstead Reserves who are yet to win on home soil this season. Whilst second place Elstow Abbey Reserves make the short journey to Wootton Recreation Ground looking to preserve their seasons unbeaten ways against tenth place hosts Wootton Village.
However perhaps the game of the day in this division comes at Moore Crescent, the venue at which third place FC Houghton will be seeking their sixth league win on the bounce when called upon by fourth place Clapham Sports who themselves are unbeaten in their last five league outings. Over at Cutler Hammer, seventh place Kempston Hammers receive a visit from sixth place Stevington and at their Playing Field headquarters second from bottom of the table Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves look to retain their current winning home ways when visited by a Moggerhanger United side who have lost on their last three trips away from Horseshoes Close.
Other action comes at Renhold Playing Fields where ninth place hosts Renhold United Reserves aim to take their unbeaten home ways up to three games against the visiting Caldecote Reserves whose task will be to end their current four game losing run on the road.
In Division Three the game of the day takes place on the 3G surface at Redborne School where seventh Dinamo Flitwick look to retain their unbeaten home ways when visited by league leaders Clifton. Whilst with third place Cranfield United Reserves sitting the afternoon out,fourth place Atletico Europa have a chance to climb above them with a point or more from their home clash at the Bedford Academy against the visiting fifth place Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves who with a victory themselves could also take over that third spot.
Over at Bedford Recreation Ground, Sandy Reserves will be seeking out their first home win of the season against the visiting second place Flitwick Town Reserves. Whilst Greenfield Road is the venue where Westoning U20 look to end their four games losing run when called upon by sixth place Shefford Town & Campton A and at Harvey Close bottom of the table Caldecote U20 will be in home action against ninth place and yet to win on the road this season Lea Sports PSG.
The final game having a real international flavour when in Hillgrounds ninth place White Eagles play hosts to eighth place FC Serbia.