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Sunday 08th November 2015
Wixams extend their winning ways up to right games.
Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy Second Round
It was a day of so close yet so far for both Caldecote and Pavenham as they made their exit from this seasons Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy. Pavenham trailing to a 20th minute goal at home to South Midlands League Ampthill Town were to draw level via Tom Ellis just five minutes from time only to see the Town net the winner with the last kick of the game in injury time to emerge 2-1 winners. Whilst at Forde Park South Midlands League Langford required a 4-3 penalty shoot-out success to see off Caldecote after the sides were deadlocked at the end of normal time 2-2. The opening 90 minutes seeing Caldecote twice lead with a brace of goals from Nicky Thomas and end the game with 10 men following the red card of Cameron McCoy.
Elsewhere AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College ran out 6-1 home winners over Sandy. Ashley Windridge leading the way with a hat-trick and supported by a penalty from Tim Clarke and single strikes from Sundeep Gill and Joe Price against one in reply from Adam Grimshaw. Whilst Flitwick Town were 4-1 home victors over Sharnbrook. Ritchie Bevan, Daniel Stafford, Will Scutt and Vinicious Doratratto all finding the back of the net against a lone reply from Luke Devine.
Joining these two clubs in the third round draw will be Ickwell & Old Warden who were gifted their passage when Renhold United failed to raise a side to meet them. Whilst AFC Oakley M&DH's game at home to Kent Athletic was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Ampthill Town Reserves extended their unbeaten ways up to seven games to remain fifth in the league standings by sending bottom of the table Eastcotts AFC to their tenth consecutive league defeat 5-0 at Woburn Road. Phil Matthews netting four times and Ian Buckingham once to bring up the nap hand. Still sitting in sixth spot are Wilstead who took their unbeaten ways up to five games with a 4-0 home win over Marston Shelton Rovers. Colin Marshall with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Alex Russell and Michael Jones.
Elsewhere Shefford Town & Campton returned to winning ways with a 4-0 home win over Cranfield United. Jordan Cleghorn netting twice alongside single goals for Chris Clark and Joe Lewis.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
With Stevington's home game against Ickleford waterlogged off the new leaders of the division one supported by Wests Citroen Bedford league table are Sundon Park Rangers who retained their seasons 100% home record and unbeaten ways by beating Houghton Athletic 3-1. Nash Bennett with a brace and Shaka Anderson netting the vital goals against one in reply from Ali Mohlyaldeen. Whilst AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves jumped above Ickleford into third spot by winning 5-4 at Riseley Sports. Taylor Bakogeorge and Michael Stevenson both netting twice and Abdoulay Diallo once to bring up the nap hand against home replies via Jack Healy twice plus Mark Darlow and Josh Poole.
Down at the other end of the league table AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves lifted themselves off the bottom of the standings by winning 2-0 at Potton Town who were suffering their fifth defeat on the bounce. Hayden Sohanta and Joe Atherton netting the vital goals. All of which means now sitting on the bottom of the standings are Henlow who have lost five on the bounce after having only a strike from Sam Crow to show for their 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Shefford Town & Campton Reserves who were winning for the first time on the road this season.
Westoning's home game with Queens Park Crescents also falling victim to a waterlogged pitch at Greenfield Road.
Cranfield United Reserves are now five points clear at the head of the division two league table and still 100% for the season after a lone goal from David Adderson ten minutes from time was enough to give them a 1-0 home victory over second place Lea Sports PSG who were thus losing their seasons 100% away record. Whilst the biggest win of the day in this section went to Clapham Sports who maintained their seasons 100% home ways with a 6-1 victory over second from bottom of the table Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who are still looking for their first away point of the season. Neil Larham and Ryan Prior both netting twice alongside single goals from Ishmael George and Nathan O'Halleron against a lone Rovers reply via Sean McFarland.
The lone away win of the day saw Flitwick Town Reserves retain their seasons unbeaten away ways by winning 2-0 at Atletico Europa thanks to goals from Dean Gadsden and Ben Ralphs. Whilst Wootton Village and Kempston Hammers Sports shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw. Aiden Medhurst on target for the Village against a Hammers reply from Chris Greene.
The Kempston Athletic v Bedford United clash at Cutler Hammer waterlogged off.
Wixams remain five points clear at the head of the division three league table after they extended their 100% seasons ways up to eight games with a 4-2 home win over Caldecote Reserves. Gareth White and Iain Hall both netting twice against replies via Andrew Spiers and Nicky Albone. Whilst second place Sundon Park Rovers still remain unbeaten on the road this season after winning 2-1 at Clifton. Craig Barnes shooting them ahead in the 20th minute which was added to by Joe Zunguzah 16 minutes from time before Charlie Watson netted for the home side from the penalty spot three minutes later.
With AFC Dunton having their home game against White Eagles waterlogged off, now in third spot are Dinamo Flitwick who won 5-2 at bottom of the table Sandy Reserves. Dan Goldie with four goals and a single strike from Jack Fuller bringing up the nap hand against home replies via Ricky Geers and Aiden London.
Also waterlogged off was the game Meltis Albion Reserves v Wilstead Reserves. Whilst Renhold United Reserves failed to raise a side to travel to face Shefford Town & Campton A.
With Mid Beds Tigers sitting the afternoon out their lead at the head of the division four league table is now down to just goal difference after second place Polonia Bedford emerged 2-1 home winners over Flitwick Town A. Xbigniew Szyszka and Filip Otocki netting the vital goals against one in reply from Kevin Higby. Whilst third place Stevington Reserves were beaten 3-1 at Bedford Albion. Shaun Challi, Rhys Litson and Jack Brown on the Albion scoresheet against one in reply from Colm Lawler.
For AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A it was a first home win of the season in beating Westoning Reserves 6-5. Gio Moscartiolo netting four times alongside Aaron Ram and Jack Connelly for the Town against replies via Josh Arthur-Kent twice plus Tom Mallams, Jake Shawe and Martin Murphy for the visitors.
Elsewhere Caldecote A and Henlow Reserves shared the spoils in a 4-4 draw. James Whitmore and Keiran Patterson both netting twice for the home side against Henlow replies via Matt Wilson, Robbie Angell, Jack Vincent and Sam Juty.
Preview for Saturday 14th November 2015
With current Premier Division supported by Sportsform league leaders AFC Oakley M&DH playing hosts at their Church Lane base to Kent Athletic in their delayed Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy tie, second place Renhold United's quest to move back onto the top of the standings will be the full three points from their visit to Hitchin Road where they travel still unbeaten on the road this season to be hosted by seventh place Shefford Town & Campton.
With third place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College sitting the afternoon out fourth place Flitwick Town have the opportunity to jump above them in the standings should they at their Football Centre base, maintain their seasons 100% home record with a victory over the visiting eleventh place Pavenham whom to date have won just the once on the road in league action this season.
Elsewhere over at Woburn Road, Ampthill Town Reserves now currently on a seven game unbeaten league run and sitting in fifth place in the league table are called upon by second from bottom of the table Elstow Abbey who will make the short journey not only looking for their first away points/points of the season but also an end to an eight game losing run. Whilst at Harvey Close its an all important bottom of the table clash when hosts Caldecote still searching out their first home point/points of the season receive a visit from bottom of the table Eastcotts AFC who will be in search of their first away point/points of the season and an end to a 10 game losing run.
Other action comes at Jubilee Playing Fields, the venue at which sixth place host Wilstead look to take their unbeaten league ways up to six games against the visiting eighth place Cranfield United and at their Playing Field base ninth place Marston Shelton Rovers look for their third home win on the bounce against the visiting fourth from bottom of the table Sharnbrook who will hit the road in search of their first away point/points of the season.
In Division One league leaders Sundon Park Rangers will be looking to maintain their seasons 100% home record and unbeaten ways when at Stockwood Park Athletic Track they play hosts to a Shefford Town & Campton Reserves side who are now unbeaten in their last three outings, the first of which was a 3-3 home draw against Sundon Park Rangers. Whilst second place Stevington will attempt to retain their seasons 100% home record when at their Playing Field headquarters they are called upon by second from bottom of the table AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves.
With third place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves engaged in a home Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup tie against Stotfold U21 fourth place Ickleford could jump above them in the league standings should they claim win number six on the bounce when they journey to Greenfield Road to be hosted by a Westoning side who are yet to be beaten on home soil this season. Whilst fifth place Queens Park Crescents will also be hitting the road when they journey to Moore Crescent to face third from bottom of the table Houghton Athletic.
Sitting in sixth spot are Meltis Albion who travel to Groveside still unbeaten on the road this season to face bottom of the table Henlow who will be in search of their first home point/points of the season to end a run of five consecutive defeats. Whilst Gold Street is the venue at which Riseley Sports look for just their second home win of the season against the visiting Potton Town who are currently on a five game losing run.
In Division Two for league leaders Cranfield United Reserves it will be home action at Crawley Road looking to defend their seasons 100% ways against the visiting Bedford United who despite sitting in eighth place in the league standings are still 100% on the road in league action this season. Whilst second place Lea Sports PSG will be heading for a Cutler Hammer outing against third from bottom of the table Kempston Athletic who are currently on a four game losing run and still in search of their first home point/points of the season.
Just goal difference behind the PSG in third spot are Cople & Bedford SA who will be in home Grange Road action looking to preserve their seasons 100% home record against the visiting second from bottom of the table Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who come in search of their first away point/points of the season. Whilst fourth place Clapham Sports themselves also holding down a 100% seasons home record play hosts at King George VI Playing Fields to fifth place Flitwick Town Reserves who will hit the road in search of win number three on the bounce to retain their seasons unbeaten away ways.
Other action coming in Jubilee Park being the venue at which sixth place Atletico Europa are called upon by ninth place Wootton Village.
For Wixams the current runaway leaders of the division three league table its a trip to Miller Road looking to defend their seasons 100% seasons record against the hosting second from bottom of the table Meltis Albion Reserves who will be in search of their first home point/points of the season. Whilst second place Sundon Park Rovers will also be hitting the road when they journey still unbeaten on the road this season to take on sixth place Renhold United Reserves at their Playing Field headquarters who will be looking to retain their seasons 100% home record.
Action for third place Dinamo Flitwick will also come on the road when they head towards Rectory Road to be hosted by tenth place Shefford Town & Campton A who will be keen to end their current run of three consecutive defeats. Whilst fourth place AFC Dunton go into Horseshoes Close action still unbeaten on home soil this season against ninth place Caldecote Reserves who are currently on a three game losing away run.
Other action comes at Whiston Crescent being the venue at which Clifton look for just their second home win of the season against the visiting fifth place White Eagles for whom it will be only their second away outing of the season and at Bedford Road Recreation Ground, bottom of the table Sandy Reserves now on a six game losing run go in search of their first home point/points of the season when called upon by seventh place Wilstead Reserves who travel in search of their third away win on the bounce.
In Division Four league leaders Mid Beds Tigers are in home action at the Sandy Academy looking to defend their seasons 100% ways when they play hosts to third place Stevington Reserves now losers of their last three away games and its also home action for second place Polonia Bedford when in Allen Park they play hosts to fourth place Caldecote A.
Over at Woodlands fifth place Bedford Albion seek out win number four on the bounce when called upon by eighth place Flitwick Town A who will be in search of just their second win of the season and for sixth place Westoning Reserves now losers of their last four outings its a trip to Hurst Grove to be hosted by bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports who are still in search of their first point/points of the season.
The final action comes on the 3G at Hillgrounds being the venue at which Kempston Town & Bedford College A look to take their unbeaten ways up to three games when called by Henlow Reserves who likewise are unbeaten in their last two league outings.