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Sunday 15th November 2015
Renhold United move back to the top of the table.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
With AFC Oakley M&DH away on Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy duty Renhold United took full advantage to climb back onto the top of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table by winning 2-1 at Shefford Town & Campton. Jason Allison and Wesley Lewis netting the vital goals against one in reply from Town's Chris Clark. Whilst with AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College also having the afternoon off now sitting third in the league standings are Flitwick Town who retained their seasons 100% home record in recording their sixth win on the bounce with a 3-1 victory over Pavenham. Vinicius Doratiotto with a brace and Callum Jones netting the goals against a lone reply from Tom Rodger.
The biggest win of the day belonged to fifth place Ampthill Town Reserves who are now unbeaten in their last eight outings after running out 6-0 home winners over second from bottom of the table Elstow Abbey for whom it was an eighth consecutive league defeat. Phil Matthews netting twice and joined on the scoresheet by an own goal plus strikes from Ian Buckingham, Martin Pell and Joe O'Donnell. Whilst for sixth place Wilstead it was league win number five on the bounce via a 4-0 home victory over Cranfield United. Jim Struthers with a brace plus Colin Marshall and Jim Struthers netting the goals.
Elsewhere for Sharnbrook it was away win number one of the season with a 3-2 victory at Marston Shelton Rovers. Louis Green, David Mulvihill and Joel Ives on their scoresheet against Rovers replies via Jamie Cerminara and Harry Murray. Whilst winning for the first time on home soil this season were Caldecote who ran out 2-0 winners over bottom of the table Eastcotts AFC who have now lost all of their last 11 league outings. Tom Wallace with a goal in each half doing the damage.
Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy Round Two
Last seasons beaten finalists AFC Oakley M&DH made their exit from this seasons competition when beaten 5-4 at home by South Midlands League side Kent Athletic who will now visit Ickwell & Old Warden at the Quarter-Final stage in a months time. Andrew Latimer with a hat-trick and Robbie Alder netting the M&DH goals to no avail.
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 home wins for the top two clubs. For leaders Sundon Park Rangers it was a retention of their 100% home record and seasons unbeaten ways with a 5-1 victory over Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Shaka Anderson and Nash Bennett both netting twice and joined on the scoresheet by Matt Conway to bring up the nap hand against a lone Town reply via Jon Ranson. Whilst second place Stevington also retained their seasons 100% home record when beating AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves 4-3. Reece Williams, Kieran Souter, Torn Roberts and Ben Walsh seeing their goals replied to by Daniel Glos, Ashley Phelan and Owen Leyton.
Down at the other end of the table Henlow successfully moved off of the bottom of the standings with their first home win of the season in beating the previously unbeaten away from home Meltis Albion 3-1. Matt Wilson with a brace and Sam Crow seeing their goals only replied to once by Dan Taylor for the Albion. This victory now leaving AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves in the bottom spot and Henlow also above Potton Town who were beaten for the sixth consecutive outing when losing 4-2 at Riseley Sports. Mark Darlow, Jake Hislop, Jack Healy and Adam Poole the home marksmen against Town replies from Chris Moore and Jack Lenham.
Now unbeaten in their last three home outings are Houghton Athletic following their 2-1 victory over Queens Park Crescents. Jordan Thomas netting both the goals against one in reply from Shazad Sattar.
The Westoning v Ickleford game at Greenfield Road being waterlogged off.
Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup Second Round
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves will now journey and face Luton District & South Beds League side YP Community in Round Three following their 3-0 home win over Stotfold U21. Daniel Mattin, Aaran Chaplin and Abdoulay Diallo all finding the back of the net.
Cranfield United Reserve's lead at the head of the Division Two league table is now down to three points after they lost their seasons 100% ways by being held to a 3-3 home draw by Bedford United. Phil Distin twice and Tom Parker on the home scoresheet against replies via a Simon Wade brace and Kian Marashi. Just those three points behind are Cople & Bedford SA who remain 100% at home this season after netting a 7-0 win over second from bottom of the table Marston Shelton Rovers. Ollie Hughes and Daniel Lupon both netting hat-tricks alongside a single strike from Kieran Wills.
However just goal difference behind in third spot are Lea Sports PSG who ran out 5-4 winners at third from bottom of the table Kempston Athletic. Jordan Yearwood and Ryan Darby both netting twice and Joe Hennem once to bring up the nap hand against Athletic replies via Gavin Matthews twice plus Richie Andrews and Troy Bossendorfe.
For fifth place Clapham Sports it was a retention of their seasons 100% home ways with a 3-2 victory over the previously unbeaten away from home Flitwick Town Reserves. Glen Tumulty the lone destroyer with all three goals against Town's replies via Ben Ralphs and Dean Gadsden. Whilst sixth place Atletico Europa returned to winning ways with a 3-1 home victory over Wootton Village. Shah Rahman, Daniel Green and Serge Kadji on their scoresheet against a lone Village reply via Jay Rogers.
With league leaders Wixams having their game called off when Meltis Albion Reserves failed to raise a side to host them at Miller Road their lead at the head of the division three league table is now down to four points after Sundon Park Rovers took their unbeaten ways up to seven games and retained their seasons unbeaten away ways by sharing the spoils in a 3-3 draw at Renhold United Reserves who were duly losing their seasons 100% home record. Achland Howes, Craig Barnes and Daniel Longalonga the Rovers marksmen against United replies via Michael France, Nathan France and JP Stribling.
For third place Dinamo Flitwick it was a 4-1 win at Shefford Town & Campton A. Dean Myles with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Dale Goldie and Callum Phillips against one in reply from Jonathan Folly. Whilst fourth place AFC Dunton are still unbeaten on home soil this season after running out 5-1 winners over Caldecote Reserves. Dean Hill with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by a Tony Norman penalty and a strike from James Gauge to bring up the nap hand against a lone visitors reply from Adam Legate.
Now in fifth spot are White Eagles who won 4-3 at Clifton. Jacek Tereszkiewicz with a brace plus single goals from Karimerz Orzechowski and Alkadivsz Boruch outscoring home replies from Dale Houghton, Callum McCoy and Stuart Kemp. Whilst following six straight defeats Sandy Reserves recorded their first home win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Wilstead Reserves to lift themselves off of the bottom of the league standings at the expense of Meltis Albion Reserves. Aiden London with a brace plus Kevin Fage netting the goals to do the damage against a lone reply from Callum Evans.
Mid Beds Tigers remain 100% for the season and three points clear at the head of the division four league table after going nap with a 5-0 home win over third place Stevington Reserves. However things were not as easy as the scoreline suggests as with an hour played the game was still all square at 0-0. Then up stepped Liam Brophy to open the scoring which within 60 seconds Tomas-Lee Smith had made it 2-0 and when Brophy netted goal number three 15 minutes from time it was game over. Brophy striking again in the 85th and 86th minutes to bring his personal tally for the afternoon up to four.
For second place Polonia Bedford it was a 2-3 home defeat at the hands of fourth place Caldecote A. Jack Stagg with a brace and Paul Rannow on the winner's scoresheet against home replies via Piotr Armata and Marian Sozczyk. Whilst still moving ever closer to the top of the table are fifth place Bedford Albion who made it four wins on the bounce with a 5-2 home victory over Flitwick Town A. Jake Brown with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Shaun Challi, Josh Emmerton and Daniel Jeffries to bring up the nap hand against Town replies via Ben Stones and Robbie Simpkins.
Just goal difference behind the Albion in sixth place are Westoning Reserves who were 6-1 winners at bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports. Sam Roberts leading the way with a hat-trick and supported by single goals from Sam Childs, Tom Cooksley and Josh Arthur-Kent against a lone strike from United's John Webber. Whilst seventh place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A were 6-4 home winners over Henlow Reserves. John Hislop and Jake Duxberry both netting twice to go with single goals from Jack Connelly and Chris Greenwood against visiting replies from Andy Harvey twice plus Robbie Angel and Peter Godden.
Preview for Saturday 21st November 2015
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend will see league leaders Renhold United go into home action at their Playing Field base looking to return to winning home ways against the visiting ninth place Marston Shelton Rovers who will hit the road looking to end a run of three consecutive away defeats. Whilst second place AFC Oakley M&DH who still hold down a seasons 100% perfect away record make the journey to Bedford Road Recreation Ground to be hosted by a Sandy side that has won just the once on home soil all season.
Its also a trip on the road for third place Flitwick Town, now on a six game winning run and unbeaten in their last 10 league starts they journey to the Carlsberg Stadium the temporary home of tenth place Ickwell & Old Warden. Whilst fourth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College now like the Town on a six game winning run head for a Playing Fields outing against eleventh place Pavenham who have been beaten just the once on home soil this season.
Also on top form at the moment are fifth place Ampthill Town Reserves who are currently on an eight game unbeaten run and for them its a trip to Lodge Road to be hosted by twelfth place Sharnbrook who will be looking to extend their winning ways to three games. Whilst sixth place Wilstead seek out their sixth consecutive league win when they journey to Hitchin Road to be hosted by seventh place Shefford Town & Campton.
Down at the other end of the table, second from bottom Elstow Abbey now on an eight game losing run play hosts at the Warren against the club just immediately above them in the standings namely Caldecote who hit the road seeking just their second away win of the season. Whilst just down the road at Weston Park basement club Eastcotts AFC losers of their last 11 league outings receive a visit from eighth place Cranfield United who will be looking to repair the damage of two 4-0 away beatings at Wilstead and Shefford Town & Campton in the past 14 days.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford action will see both of the top two clubs hitting the road. League leaders Sundon Park Rangers enroute for a Gold Street outing against eighth place hosts Riseley Sports looking to retain their seasons unbeaten ways. Whilst second place Stevington make tracks to Mill Lane and an outing against second from bottom of the table Potton Town who are now on a six game losing run.
On the 3G surface at Hillgrounds it will be home action for third place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who look for their third consecutive home victory when called upon by seventh place Westoning. Whilst at Chambers Lane its home local derby action for fourth place Ickleford who look to retain their seasons 100% home record and take their winning ways up to six games when visited by Henlow who have not won on the road since winning at Riseley Sports on the opening day of the season.
Over in Allen Park for fifth place Queens Park Crescents who remain unbeaten on home soil this season the visitors are ninth place Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Whilst sixth place Meltis Albion go into home Miller Road action against Houghton Athletic who will hit the road looking for their first away point/points of the season.
In Division Two for the still unbeaten league leaders Cranfield United Reserves its home action at Crawley Road against fifth place Atletico Europa who still remain unbeaten on the road this season. Whilst fourth place Clapham Sports look for just their third away win of the season when they head for a Cutler Hammer outing against seventh place hosts Kempston Hammers Sports who have won just the once on home soil all season.
Other action comes at the Football Centre, the venue at which sixth place Flitwick Town Reserves seek out home win number three on the bounce against tenth place Kempston Athletic who are currently on a five game losing run and at their Playing Fields base Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves despite sitting on the bottom of the league table look to retain their seasons unbeaten home record when called upon by eighth place Bedford United who remain unbeaten on the road this season.
Elsewhere for Lea Sports PSG its home Pirton Recreation Ground action in the Herts FA Junior Cup against Glenn Sports.
In Division Three for the still 100% league leaders Wixams its a trip to Whiston Crescent to face eighth place Clifton who will be looking to end a run of two consecutive home defeats. Whilst second place Sundon Park Rovers hit the road for a 3G outing at Redborne School against third place Dinamo Flitwick looking to retain their seasons unbeaten away ways.
Also on the road will be fourth place AFC Dunton who head to Rectory Road to be hosted by tenth place Shefford Town & Campton A who will be looking to end a run of four straight defeats. Whilst in Mowsbury Park fifth place White Eagles seek out their fourth win on the bounce when called upon by second from bottom of the table Sandy Reserves now losers of their last four away outings.
Other action coming at Harvey Close, the venue at which ninth place Caldecote Reserves look for just their second home win of the season against the visiting bottom of the table Meltis Albion Reserves and at Jubilee Playing Fields, seventh place Wilstead Reserves also look for just their second home win of the season when called upon by sixth place Renhold United Reserves who will hit the road looking to extend their current unbeaten ways up to four games.
Division Four action sees the 100% league leaders Mid Beds Tigers hitting the road to be hosted at Greenfield Road by sixth place Westoning Reserves. Whilst second place Polonia Bedford who still remain 100% on the road this season its a trip to face third place and still 100% at home Stevington Reserves at their Playing Field base.
Over at Harvey Close for fourth place Caldecote A its home action against seventh place AFC Kempton Town & Bedford College A who have not won on the road since winning at Lidlington United Sports on the opening day of the season. Whilst fifth place Bedford Albion now winners of their last four games head for a Groveside outing against Henlow Reserves who will be in search of their first home point/points of the season.
The final action coming at the Football Centre being the venue at which Flitwick Town A seek out their first home win of the season against the visiting bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports who come in search of their first point/points of the season.