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Sunday 22nd November 2015
All change again at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform table.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
With their eighth league win on the bounce to maintain their seasons 100% away record AFC Oakley M&DH in winning 2-0 at Sandy moved back onto the top of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table. Matt Barnes and Dan Kelly netting the goals to send Sandy to their fourth consecutive league defeat and now just four places off of the bottom of the league table.
Losing the leadership of the table were Renhold United who now find themselves down in fourth spot after being held to a 1-1 home draw by Marston Shelton Rovers. Delroy Phillips on the United scoresheet against a Rovers reply from Alex Burrows. Taking over the second spot just goal difference shy of the new league leaders are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who claimed their eighth win on the bounce in winning 5-1 at Pavenham. Ashley Windridge with a brace plus strikes from Bruno Dos Santos, Courtney Boughton and Colby Smith bringing up the nap hand against a lone reply from Tom Ellis.
Third spot now belongs to Flitwick Town who are now unbeaten in their last 11 starts after claiming win number seven on the bounce by winning 3-1 at Ickwell & Old Warden. Daniel Stafford, Liam Keane and Josh Reynolds on the Town's scoresheet against a lone home reply from Zak Rowe.
Also keeping pressure up are fifth place Ampthill Town Reserves who took their unbeaten ways up to nine games and maintained their seasons 100% away record with a 4-1 victory at Sharnbrook. Phil Matthews with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Luke Finnie and Jack Mordeci against a lone home reply from Chris Prior.
Down at the other end of the league table Eastcotts AFC lifted themselves off of the bottom spot by ending their 11 game losing run in recording a 3-2 home win over Cranfield United. Kirkland Thompson with a brace and a single strike from Luke Hyde outscoring replies via Martin Holland and Liam Whitmee-Craig.
Bottom spot now belongs to Elstow Abbey who suffered their ninth consecutive defeat when beaten 5-2 at home by Caldecote. All started well enough for the Abbey as they raced 2-0 ahead with goals from Mark Reynolds in the 20th minute and Lucas Banton 13 minutes later until the visitors fought back to claim the points. Nicky Thomas with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Sam Julian and Jordan Platt.
Elsewhere Wilstead took their unbeaten ways up to seven games in sharing the points in a 2-2 draw at Shefford Town & Campton. Chris Clark and Andrew Hayday on the Town scoresheet against replies from Paul and Michael Jones.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
With second place Stevington having their game at Potton Town waterlogged off, Sundon Park Rangers stretched their lead at the head of the Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford league table to four points by maintaining their seasons unbeaten ways with a 3-2 victory at Riseley Sports. Things however were far from easy with Shaka Anderson claiming his hat-trick and the full three points by netting a 90th minute penalty. Sam Harrison and Jack Healy on the home sides scoresheet.
Just a single point behind Stevington in third spot are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who were 2-1 home winners over Westoning. Aaron Chaplin netting both goals against one in reply via Cody O'Neill. Whilst fourth place Ickleford claimed their sixth win on the bounce to maintain their seasons 100% home ways with a 2-0 win over Henlow thanks to a brace of goals from James Tizzard.
The biggest winners of the day were fifth place Meltis Albion who ran out 6-0 home winners over Houghton Athletic. Sahr Songa, Carl Townsend, Daniel Taylor, Craig Damon, Kieran Walsh and Scott Alleyne all finding the back of the net. Whilst sixth place Queens Park Crescents remain unbeaten on home soil this season after running out 3-0 victors over Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Daniel Rasol, Ayaz Hussain and Fabio Sattar netting the vital goals.
Cranfield United Reserves maintained their seasons unbeaten ways and opened up a three point lead at the head of the division two league table with a 4-1 home win over Atletico Europa who were duly losing their seasons unbeaten away ways. Joe Sames, Ben Thompson, Jordan Conway and Ryan Collis all finding the back of the net against a lone reply from Alexis Kamenan.
However, the biggest winners of the day were Flitwick Town Reserves who moved up into fifth spot by claiming a 9-0 home victory over bottom of the table Kempston Athletic. Dean Gadsden netting five times, Mark Bartlett twice to go alongside single strikes from Scott Gadsden and Benn Ward.
Elsewhere, Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves maintained their seasons unbeaten home ways with a 5-1 victory over Bedford United who were duly losing their seasons unbeaten away ways. Carl Borromeo with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Ross Milton, Kieran Day and Garry Russon to bring up the nap hand against a lone United reply from Gary Phillpson.
The Cutler Hammer clash between Kempston Hammers Sports and Clapham Sports being waterlogged off.
Hertfordshire FA Junior Cup Second Round
Lea Sports PSG duly claimed a place in round three with a 6-0 home win over Glenn Sports. Joe Hennem with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Ryan Darby, Owen Malcolm and Rhys Holding.
There is no change at the head of the Division Three league table following away wins for the top two clubs. For league leaders Wixams it was win number nine on the bounce to maintain their seasons 100% record with a 3-0 victory at Clifton. Charlie Battams with a brace and Charlie Collier netting the goals. Whilst still four points behind them are Sundon Park Rovers who are still unbeaten on the road this season after winning 4-2 at Dinamo Flitwick. Kane Griffiths with a brace supported by goals from Jordan Holmes and Daniel Longalonga to outscore home replies via Dale Goldie and Dean Myers.
Now in third spot are AFC Dunton who won 4-3 at Shefford Town & Campton A. Jason Kinns and Brandon Bates both netting twice against home replies via Marcus Rose, Josh Whetlor and Tristan Potkins and up into fourth spot are White Eagles after their 7-0 home win over second from bottom of the table Sandy Reserves. Rafal Cygan and Sebastian Porczyk both netting braces to go alongside single strikes from Arkadivsz Boruch, Marchin Ptak and Kazimierz Orzechowski.
Elsewhere, Caldecote Reserves were 4-2 home winners over bottom of the table Meltis Albion Reserves. Carl Heath netting twice alongside single strikes from Tom Dupuy and Simon Ashton against Albion replies via Zak Crunkhurn and Kade Walker.
The Jubilee Playing Field encounter between Wilstead Reserves and Renhold United Reserves being waterlogged off.
Mid Beds Tigers remain three points clear at the head of the Division Four league table and still 100% for the season after winning 3-2 at Westoning Reserves. Alex Wiltshire netting twice and Tom Hunt once against home replies via an own goal and Ryan Camp. Whilst second place Polonia Bedford maintained their seasons 100% away ways by winning 2-1 at Stevington Reserves who were duly losing their seasons 100% home ways. Piotr Armata and Marcin Szarycz on the winners scoresheet against one in reply from Ben Walsh.
Now up into third spot are Caldecote A who ran out 6-0 home winners over AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A. Ben May netting twice and joined on the scoresheet by Jake Bruce, Paul Rannow, Ryan Ambrose and Oscar Smith. Whilst just a point behind in fourth spot are Bedford Albion who claimed their fifth win on the bounce with a 6-0 victory at second from bottom of the table Henlow Reserves. Shaun Challi netting five times and Josh Emmerton once to do the damage.
Elsewhere, there was a first home win of the season for Flitwick Town A who beat bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports 3-0. Kevin Higby, David Lyons and Cody Roberts all finding the back of the net.
Preview for Saturday 28th November 2015.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend will see league leaders AFC Oakley M&DH go into home local derby action at Church Lane against eleventh place Pavenham looking to extend their winning ways to nine games against their local rivals who will be looking for just their second away win of the season. Whilst second place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College will likewise be in home action at Hillgrounds also looking to take their own winning ways up to nine games when called upon by twelfth place Sharnbrook who like Pavenham at Church Lane will be looking for just their second away win of the season.
Perhaps the game of the day will come at the Football Centre, being the venue at which third place Flitwick Town look to take their unbeaten ways up to 13 games and claim their own eighth win on the bounce when called upon by fourth place Renhold United who will hit the road seeking to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways.
Over at Woburn Road fifth place Ampthill Town Reserves currently on a nine game unbeaten run play hosts to a Sandy side that as lost its last three away outings and at Jubilee Playing Fields sixth place Wilstead now unbeaten in their last seven starts play hosts to second from bottom of the tableÂ Eastcotts AFC who are still in search of their first away point/points of the season. Whilst for bottom of the table Elstow Abbey its also the quest of their first away point/points of the season when they travel to Crawley Road looking to end a run of nine straight defeats against the hosting Cranfield United who suddenly find themselves in the bottom half of the league standings following three consecutive defeats.
Other action coming at Harvey Close, the venue where Caldecote look for their third consecutive win when called upon by local rivals Ickwell & Old Warden who will make the short journey looking to end a run of three straight defeats and at Marston Playing Fields hosts Marston Shelton Rovers look for their first victory in five outings when paid a visit by Shefford Town & Campton who are currently on a four game losing away run.
In Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford its home action at Stockwood Park Athletic track for the still unbeaten andÂ 100% at home league leaders Sundon Park Rangers who are called upon by sixth place Queens Park Crescents who have so far won just the once on the road this season and with second place Stevington sitting the afternoon out it gives AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves a chance to climb above them should they claim all three points when on the 3G surface at Hillgrounds they play hosts to third from bottom of the table Henlow now losers of their last four away outings.
For fourth place Ickleford now on a six game winning run its a trip to Moore Crescent to be hosted by tenth place Houghton Athletic who have been beaten just the once on home soil all season. Whilst for fifth place Meltis Albion its a trip to Hitchin Road to be hosted by ninth place Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.
Other action coming at Mill Lane, the venue at which second from bottom of the table Potton Town currently on a six game losing run play hosts to eighth place Riseley Sports who have won just the once on the road this season and at Greenfield Road seventh place Westoning look to maintain their seasons unbeaten home ways when called upon by bottom of the table AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves.
The main spotlight this weekend for the lower division sides falls upon the action in round three of this seasons Bedfordshire FA Junior Cup. In round two the giant-killing heroes were Clifton and Caldecote Reserves but in round three both of them face vastly different tasks. Division Three Clifton making tracks for a King George VI Playing Field outing against high riding division two side Clapham Sports who will certainly start the warm favorites to progress into the hat for the Quarter-Final draw. Whilst division three Caldecote Reserves at their Harvey Close base are called upon by division four Stevington Reserves who are well capable of landing this rounds giant-killing act.
Over in Jubilee Park division two Atletico Europa should have enough in the locker to see off the visiting division three Wilstead Reserves and in the all division two clash you would favor the visitors Cranfield United Reserves to get the better of the hosting Flitwick Town Reserves.
Of our other four sides in action its ties against Luton District & South Beds League oppostion. At Cutler Hammer, Kempston Hammers Sports will receive a visit from Luton Aces who needed a penalty shoot-out win to get by Meltis Albion Reserves in round two and on their 3G surface Wixams play hosts to FC Spandits Reserves who won at Sandy Reserves in round two.
Our other two sides having to journey the other way into Luton.Â Division Two Cople & Bedford SA heading to face FC Polonia ( Luton ) who needed a penalty shoot-out to see off division four Mid Beds Tigers in round two and White Eagles on the road to take on Farley Boys Reserves.
Away from the cup action the league programme in the bottom three divisions is restricted to just two games per division. In division two it involves the teams currently occupying the bottom four placings. At the Hockey Centre eighth place Bedford United will be in search of their first home win over season when called upon by basement club Kempston Athletic who will be seeking to end a run of six straight defeats. Whilst at Wootton Recreation Ground ninth place Wootton Village will also look for their first home win of the season when called upon by second from bottom of the table Marston Shelton Rovers who come in search of their first away point/points of the season.
In Division Three at their Playing Field base sixth place Renhold United Reserves look to maintain their seasons unbeaten home ways against the visiting fifth place Dinamo Flitwick who will be looking for their third away win on the bounce which would take them up to third spot in the league table. Whilst at Bedford Road Recreation Ground second from bottom of the table Sandy Reserves are called upon the team immediately above them in the league standings Shefford Town & Campton A who will hit the road looking to end their current five game losing run.
In Division Four the action comes at the Sandy Academy, the venue at which league leaders Mid Beds Tigers seek to extend their 100% winning ways to nine games and go six points clear at the head of the league table when called upon by eighth place Flitwick Town A who have won just the once on the road all season and at Groveside where second from bottom of the table Henlow Reserves host seventh place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A who likewise have won just the once on the road this season.