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Sunday 10th April 2016
Wixams land the Division Three League Title.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Despite being held to 1-1 draw at Pavenham league leaders AFC Oakley M&DH duly took another step towards the 2015-16 season league title in taking their unbeaten ways up to 10 games after learning post match Renhold United had been beaten for the third time inside the week. Reuben Hukin netting their goal against the home reply from Jack Harding. Whilst now in second place some five points adrift of the leaders are Wilstead who won 3-1 at Caldecote. Colin Marshall, Stuart Robson and Jim Struthers with a long range cracker netting the goals to do the damage against a lone home reply from Dan Fennell.
Renhold United vacating that second spot after being beaten 2-1 at home by Flitwick Town. Dave Keefe and Josh Reynolds on the Town scoresheet against a lone United reply via Wesley Lewis. A victory that now takes the Town up into fourth spot ahead of AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who were beaten 4-1 at Ampthill Town Reserves. Tom Bates, Josh Wilson, Jake Keech and Luke Kelly on the home scoresheet against one in reply via Courtney Boughton.
The biggest win of the day belonging to Sharnbrook who ran out 5-0 home winners over Cranfield United. Jim Burnside with a brace plus single strikes from Louis Green, Patrick Mulvihill and David Mulvihill netting the goals to bring up the nap hand. Whilst bottom of the table Elstow Abbey came within two minutes of claiming just their second home win of the season at the Warren against the visiting Ickwell & Old Warden. Ben Robinson shooting the visitors ahead in the 20th minute only to see first Jhey Tompkins level matters five minutes into the new period and then James Pedley shoot the Abbey ahead with 20 minutes left to play. Alas for the Abbey Conor Green squared matters up in the 88th minute to give his side a share of the spoils and extend their unbeaten away ways up to three games.
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 four clubs. League Leaders Sundon Park Rangers going nap to win 5-2 at Ickleford thanks to a hat-trick from Shaka Anderson and single strikes from Chris Hazell and Nash Bennett against home replies via Gareth Head and Nico Miceli. Whilst second place Stevington won 2-1 at Henlow for whom Antony Bowskill was on target for the home side.
Meantime third place Queens Park Crescents took their unbeaten home ways up to five games by beating bottom of the table AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves 3-2. Shazed Sattar, Anish Khinda and Myles Ferraro on their scoresheet against a brace in reply from Rhys Allen. Whilst fourth place Meltis Albion won 3-1 at Westoning. Carl Townsend netting twice and Matthew Heraghty once against a lone home reply from Cody O'Neill.
There were goals aplenty at Hillgrounds where fifth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves were held to a 4-4 draw by Riseley Sports who were duly ending their season with their fourth consecutive draw to leave them unbeaten in their last six outings of the campaign. Giovanni Moscaritolo with a brace plus Elliot West and Jesse Sidhu on the Town scoresheet against Sports replies via Mark Darlow twice plus James Law and Jack Healy.
Elsewhere second from bottom of the table Houghton Athletic suffered their ninth consecutive defeat when beaten 4-3 at home by now sixth place Potton Town. James Wills with a hat-trick plus James Pyman netting for the Town against home replies via Jordan Thomas twice plus Shaun Fahy.
In the top of the table clash at Grange Road league leaders Cople & Bedford SA were to emerge the 3-2 home winners over Cranfield United Reserves who started the day just goal difference behind them in the league standings but with this defeat now drop down to third spot following Clapham Sports 4-2 victory at Flitwick Town Reserves. On the mark for SA were Ollie Hughes, Gary Canzano and Tom Marwood against United replies via Adam Kerr and Luke Gray. Whilst at the Football Centre it was win number 10 on the bounce for the now second placed Clapham Sports. Ishmael George, Liam Bolton, Glen Tumulty and Marko Tubozic on their scoresheet against Town replies from Mark Funnell and Scott Gadsden.
Down at the other end of the standings Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves lifted themselves off the bottom of the table by ending their eight game losing run with a 4-1 victory at Lea Sports PSG. Jamie Cerminara with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Ryan Mattock and Robert Taylor against a lone PSG reply via Will Tyler.
Now sitting on the bottom of the table are Kempston Athletic who suffered defeat number six on the bounce when beaten 4-2 at home by Bedford United. Gary Philipson with a hat-trick plus Simon Wade on the United scoresheet against Athletic replies via James Maxwell and Danny Bibby.
Wixams in retaining their seasons 100% home record with a 2-0 win over second place Sundon Park Rovers duly claimed the 2015-16 season division three league title. Iain Hall and Jonny Cockram netting the goals to do the damage. Whilst just down the road at Jubilee Playing Fields third place Wilstead Reserves who have two games in hand on the Rovers moved to within four points of them despite being held to a 5-5 draw by Shefford Town & Campton A who led the match three times at 0-1, 1-2 and 3-4. Luke Pursey with a brace plus Scott Dora, Sam Ward and Liam Reed on the home scoresheet against Town replies via an opening minute own goal plus single strikes from Michael Castle, Liam Radley, Tristan Potkins and Liam Beaumont who drew the sides level at 5-5 just seven minutes from time.
For fourth place Caldecote Reserves it was a 6-4 victory at bottom of the table Clifton. Simon Ashton with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Josh St Pierre Clare who netted twice and Adam Legate against home replies via Charlie Watson with a brace plus Adam Morris and Dylan Donaldson. Whilst fifth place AFC Dunton could only share the spoils from a 1-1 draw at second from bottom of the table Sandy Reserves. Jonnie Stratford netting for the home side and James Fuller replying for Dunton.
Also ending all square was the clash at Miller Road between hosts Meltis Albion Reserves and Renhold United Reserves where both sides failed to find the back of the net.
Elsewhere having lost their last three away outings White Eagles returned to winning ways on the road with a 5-3 victory at Dinamo Flitwick. Michal Michalski and Emil Korzeniewski with braces plus Marcin Ptak on the scoresheet to bring up the nap hand against a home hat-trick from Josh Pearson in reply.
Mid Beds Tigers were to end their championship winning season with a 3-2 victory at Stevington Reserves thanks to goals from Liam Brophy, Steve Monks and Luke Rudd. Whilst the battle for the silver medals will now go to the wire. Current second place Bedford Albion ending their season by winning 4-2 at Flitwick Town A with goals from Shaun Challi, Steve Slater, Paul Babbington and Jack Brown against a home brace in reply from Ross Irving to leave them just two points ahead of third place Caldecote A who emerged the 4-2 winners at Westoning Reserves thanks to a brace from Kieran Paterson plus single strikes from Neil Giles and Oscar Smith and with two games left to play perhaps now the favorites to overhaul the Albion and collect those silver medals. James Lovett and Thomas Cooksley being the boys on the home scoresheet.
Elsewhere Polonia Bedford returned to winning ways on the road with a 3-0 victory at Henlow Reserves thanks to goals from Filip Otocki, Wojciech Plizga and Piotr Armata.
Preview of Forthcoming Action
Monday 11th April 2016 Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Ampthill Town Reserves v Marston Shelton Rovers 7.30pm: Fifth place Town look to take their unbeaten ways up to five games against sixth place Rovers who will be looking for their fourth away win on the bounce.
Monday 11th April 2016 Division Two
Kempston Athletic v Atletico Europa 6.15pm: Second from bottom of the table Athletic now losers of their last five home games face fifth place Europa who look to take their unbeaten ways up to four games.
Monday 11th April 2016 Division Three
Wilstead Reserves v Renhold United Reserves 6.15pm: Wilstead now unbeaten in their last 10 starts look for the three points to take them to within a point of second place Sundon Park Rangers.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Cranfield United v Pavenham 7.45pm: Pavenham having lost their last six away outings look to repair the damage at eighth place United.
Renhold United v AFC Oakley M&DH 6.15pm : Third place United know only the full three points will do if they are to keep their title hopes alive against title favorites and top of the table M&DH.
Wilstead v Sandy 6.15pm : Wilstead look for their sixth home win on the bounce to keep their title hopes alive.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy Final at Barton Rovers
Ampthill Town v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College 7.30pm : AFC Kempston Town & BC seek to become the third BCFL league side to win a County Cup this season.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
Meltis Albion v Henlow 6.15pm: Fourth place Albion look to take their unbeaten home ways up to four games against eighth place Henlow.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 Division Two
Kempston Hammers Sports v Clapham Sports 6.15pm : Clapham Sports will head the league table should they chalk up win number 11 on the bounce at Cutler Hammer.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 East Beds Junior Charity Cup Semi-Final at Biggleswade United 7.45pm
Lea Sports PSG v Shefford & Campton Reserves. A final tie against Henlow awaits the winners.
Thursday 14th April Biggleswade KO Cup Semi-Final
Stotfold U21 v Ickwell & Old Warden 7.30pm: A final tie against Shefford Town & Campton Reserves awaits the winners.
Saturday 16th April 2016 Kick Off 2.30pm unless otherwise stated.
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Sandy v Marston Shelton Rovers 1.30pm: Sandy look for just their fifth home win of the season to stay clear of the drop zone.
Cranfield United v AFC Kemspton Town & Bedford College 2.00pm: Both sides looking for the points to claim a top six finish.
AFC Oakley M&DH v Shefford Town & Campton: Three points for the home side is likely to take them to within touching distance of the league title.
Caldecote v Sharnbrook: Sharnbrook look to end a run of three away games without a win at third from bottom of the table Caldecote who look to keep out of the drop zone.
Elstow Abbey v Renhold United: Can the Abbey net just their second home win of the season against an out of sorts Renhold United who look to have blown their title hopes.
Flitwick Town v Wilstead: Can fourth place Town put an end to Wilstead's title chances?
Ickwell & Old Warden v Pavenham: Ickwell look to take their unbeaten ways up to four games against their drop zone threatened visitors.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
Ickleford v AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves: Can Ickleford claim their first win in nine outings against bottom of the table AFC Oakley M &DH Reserves.
Meltis Albion v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves: It's fourth against fifth at Miller Road in perhaps the battle for a third place finish.
Sundon Park Rangers v Stevington: It's top against second with perhaps the league title awaiting the winners.
Westoning v Henlow : Henlow look for their first away win of 2016 at Greenfield Road against mid-table Westoning.
Kempston Hammers Sports v Kempston Athletic : It's the battle of the two resident clubs at Cutler Hammer. with the home side the favorites.
Lea Sports PSG v Cople & Bedford SA : SA look for their fifth away win on the bounce to keep their title hopes alive.
Wootton Village v Clapham Sports : Can the Village with just one home win to their name all season prevent their visitors closing in on promotion/ title.
Cranfield United Reserves v Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves 4.30pm: It's a must win game for United if they are to keep their promotion hopes alive.
AFC Dunton v White Eagles: The Eagles look for their third win on the bounce at Horseshoes Close.
Dinamo Flitwick v Caldecote Reserves : Caldecote Reserves look for the win to keep their slim promotion hopes alive.
Renhold United Reserves v Wilstead Reserves : Having clashed in midweek its a weekend re-match.
Sandy Reserves v Sundon Park Rovers 4.00pm : It's a must win game for the Rovers if they are to keep their promotion hopes alive.
Henlow Reserves v Lidlington United Sports : Can United claim just their second win of the season?
Stevington Reserves v Westoning Reserves : Stevington look to repair the damage of four straight home defeats.
Watson Shield Semi-Final
Caldecote A v Ampthill Town: A final tie against Renhold United Reserves awaits the winners.