Flitwick secure league runners-up spot

Sandy v Ickwell & Old Warden. PNL-150422-100336002
Sandy v Ickwell & Old Warden. PNL-150422-100336002

Flitwick Town ensured they would collect the Premier Division supported by Sportsform silver medals by extending their unbeaten run to six games with a 6-2 home victory over Wootton Blue Cross on Saturday.

Ritchie Bevan netted twice alongside single strikes from Liam Keene, Alex Robinson-Welsh, Will Scott and Pat Lewis against a brace in reply from Carl Ibbotson.

For league champions Renhold United it was a 4-0 away win at Shefford Town & Campton who were going down to their sixth consecutive home defeat. Mark Reed netted twice alongside single strikes from Jason Alison and Aran Hazelwood.

Third place AFC Oakley M&DH won 4-1 at Ickwell & Old Warden, a defeat for the hosts that now guarantees them this season’s wooden spoon. Alex Liburd scored twice alongside Matt Barnes and George Cox against a lone home reply from Dan Threadgold.

For Dan’s brother Nicky it was a much happier afternoon with him scoring both of the Sandy goals in their 2-1 home win over Caldecote whose lone reply came via Dan Fennell.

The biggest winners of the afternoon were Marston Shelton Rovers who gained revenge for their midweek Britannia Cup Semi-final defeat by winning for the first time in seven home outings with a 6-0 win over AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College, Jamie Cerminara with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Dale Makiw, Lee Dudley and Nicky Barton.

Elsewhere, Eastcotts AFC have now lost their last five home games after being beaten 3-1 by Sharnbrook who were winning for the first time in eight outings. Shaun Barnett did all the damage with a hat-trick against a lone reply via Emanuel Obodechine.

Whilst Wilstead and Pavenham shared the spoils from a 2-2 draw, Adam Budek and Liam Philip on the home scoresheet against Pavenham replies via James Owen and Tim Bowers.

Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford

Cranfield United are the Division One supported by Wests Citroen League champions following their 2-1 win at Meltis Albion. Martin Holland scoring both goals against an Albion reply from Alexis Kamenan.

This leaves Elstow Abbey to collect the silver medals after they were gifted the three points when AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves failed to raise a side to host them at Church Lane.

Meantime,Sundon Park Rangers have now won their last six games after running out 5-1 home winners over Queens Park Crescents who were losing for the first time on the road in five outings. Shaka Anderson scoring three times alongside single goals from Chris Hazel and Nash Bennett to bring up the nap hand against a lone reply from Crescent’s Fabio Sattar.

Elsewhere, Marabese Ceramics lifted themselves out of the drop zone by sharing the spoils in a 2-2 home draw with Riseley Sports. Romano Marabese and Nicolo Miceli were on their scoresheet against Sportsman replies via Karl Walker and James Cooke.

However, still on the bottom of the table are Bedford SA who are now without a win from their last 13 outings after being beaten 3-1 at home by a Potton Town side who were ending a run of four consecutive away defeats. Tom Pyman, Jesse Mayo and Chris Moore got the Town goals against a lone home reply from Paul Nigro.

Division Two

League leaders Stevington took another step towards the 2014-15 season league title with a 11-1 home win over Elstow Abbey Reserves. Kieran Souter netting four times, Jordan Wright three times, Aaron Hewitt twice to go with single goals from Joe Holyoke and James Bourke.

However, second place FC Houghton have still not given up hope after they took their unbeaten ways up to 11 games with a 4-1 home victory over Kempston Athletic. Lawrence Taylor doing all the damage with all four goals against a lone Athletic reply via Billy Mills.

Still in the championship/ promotion race are third place Westoning, but their hopes were given a big knock following their 8-1 away defeat at Clapham Sports who thus took their unbeaten run up to seven games. Sam Maddix was on the scoresheet six times and Grant Williams twice against a lone reply via Thomas Cooksley.

Now up into fifth place are Kempston Hammers following their 2-1 home victory over Wootton Village. Dan Sherwood and Martin Bennett seeing their goals only replied to once by Jacob Bassett for the Village.

Enjoying life on the road were both Bedford United and Meltis Albion Reserves. United winning for the fourth time on the bounce away from home to end Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves’ four game unbeaten home run with a 3-2 victory thanks to goals from Guiseppe Lamberti, Adam Wodecki and Simon Wade against Rovers replies via Carl Borromeo and Peter Kerr.

Whilst the Albion won away from home for the third time on the bounce winning 4-1 at Moggerhanger United, Josh St Clair Pierre with a hat-trick and Kade Walker on their scoresheet against a lone reply from Reece Stratton.

Elsewhere, Renhold United Reserves were 2-1 home winners over bottom of the table Wilstead Reserves. Nathan France and Josh Cowley on their scoresheet against a lone reply via Robert Booth.

Division Three

League Champions Cranfield United Reserves were to end their league season with their first home defeat of the season when beaten 2-1 by Atletico Europa who with their fifth consecutive win will now finish the season in third spot.Garfield Nelson plus an own goal marking their scoresheet against a lone United reply from Jordan Conway.

Meantime, Caldecote U20 now know they will finish out of the bottom two after winning 3-0 at Westoning U20. Liam Thompson, Lewis McCelland and Kieran Newman bagging the goals. Whilst Clifton after nine straight away defeats ended the rot by sharing the points in a 1-1 draw at Sandy Reserves. Callum McCoy on their scoresheet against a home reply via Robert Wilson.