Bedfordshire League preview for October 18

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Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend will see league leaders Renhold United defend their 100% record when they head towards the newly opened Flitwick Community Football Centre to face unbeaten hosts Flitwick Town.

At Hillgrounds, despite their lofty sixth position in the league standings hosts AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College will be in search of their first home win when called upon by third place Marston Shelton Rovers who will hit the road still unbeaten on their travels.

For the still unbeaten at home fourth place AFC Oakley M&DH it’s a visit to their Playing Field base by bottom side Lidlington United Sports who will hit the road in search of their first away point.

Whilst at Thurleigh Playing Fields, seventh place AFC Turvey will be looking to end a run of three consecutive home defeats when visited by second place and still unbeaten on the road Shefford Town & Campton.

Over at Harvey Close, where Caldecote have failed to win any of their last three encounters, the visitors are Wilstead and just down the road on The Green, Ickwell & Old Warden will be in search of their first home points against the visiting Wootton Blue Cross who will be in search of their first away point.

Other action comes at Bedford Road Recreation Ground, the venue at which Sandy also look for their first home win of the season against an Eastcotts AFC side who themselves will be another club looking for their own first away league win of the season and for Pavenham also without a home win to their name this season its a visit to their Playing Field base by Sharnbrook.

In Division One the stand out game comes at Stockwood Park Athletic track where fourth place Sundon Park Rangers, still unbeaten on home turf, take on the leaders Henlow who will be out to preserve their 100% record. Whilst two of the other serious title contenders clash at the Warren where third place hosts Elstow Abbey receive a visit from the still unbeaten second place Cranfield United.

Over at Gold Street ninth place hosts Riseley Sports will be called upon by a Meltis Albion side playing just their second away game of the season. Whilst in Mowsbury Park, Queens Park Crescents play hosts to Bedford SA playing their seventh away game of the season.

It’s local derby action at Chambers Lane where the yet to win at home Marabese Ceramics are visited by the yet to win on the road Shefford Town & Campton Reserves and also looking for their first home win of the season will be AFC Harlington when Great Barford come calling to New Grounds in search of their own first away success.

Other action comes at Dallow Road, the venue at which Brache Sparta welcome AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves and on the 3G surface at Hillgrounds, fifth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves are the fourth side looking for their first home win when visited by seventh place Potton Town.

In Division Two the game of the day comes at Miller Road where third place Meltis Albion Reserves, still 100% on home soil this season welcome second place Westoning who are still unbeaten on the road. Whilst at King George VI Playing Fields, fourth place Clapham Sports entertain sixth place Kempston Hammers Sports who will be in search of their first away win.

Of the other sides challenging near the top of the table it will be a trip on the road for current league leaders Elstow Abbey Reserves when they journey to Cutler Hammer looking to retain their seasons unbeaten ways against sixth place hosts Kempston Athletic and for fifth place FC Houghton its the search of home win number four on the bounce when at Moore Crescent they host a Moggerhanger United side who have lost their last two away games.

Elsewhere in Hillgrounds, bottom of the table Kempston Club Sports will be in search of their first win when Stevington come to visit. Whilst for second from bottom Wilstead Reserves it’s home Jubilee Playing Fields action in search of their first win against Wootton Village looking for their third away win on the bounce.

Other action comes at Marston Playing Fields, the venue at which hosts Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves take on a Caldecote Reserves side looking to avoid its fourth consecutive away defeat and at Renhold Playing Fields, Renhold United Reserves seek out their first home win against the visiting Bedford United.

Having sat last weekend out and duly lost their leadership of the Division Three league table Atleltico Europa’s task to regain the summit position begins with a home encounter at the Bedford Academy against fourth place Flitwick Town Reserves who will hit the road still unbeaten on their travels this season. Whilst the new league leaders Clifton themselves still 100% on the road this season head for a Rectory Road local derby clash with Shefford Town & Campton A who will be looking to maintain their own unbeaten seasons home record and gain revenge for their defeat at Whiston Crescent just three weeks ago.

For second place Cranfield United Reserves its home action at Crawley Road where they are still unbeaten this season against Mid Beds Tigers and on the 3G surface at Redborne School, fifth place Dinamo Flitwick defend their own seasons unbeaten home ways against second from bottom of the table Caldecote U20.

Elsewhere over at Pirton Recreation Ground, seventh place Lea Sports PSG welcome Sandy Reserves. Whilst at Greenfield Road, Westoning U20 having lost their last two home games will look to repair the damage against an FC Serbia side who will hit the road in search of their first away point/points of the season.

The final game comes at Hillgrounds, the venue at which White Eagles search out their first home point/points of the season against sixrth place Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves side who are still 100% on the road this season.