Bedford Town on the brink after another defeat

Bedford Town’s attempts to remain in the SPL Premie Central suffered another blow on Saturday with a 2-0 loss at Alvechurch.​
Ben Tompkins fights for possession in the penalty area. Photo: Adrian Brown.Ben Tompkins fights for possession in the penalty area. Photo: Adrian Brown.
Ben Tompkins fights for possession in the penalty area. Photo: Adrian Brown.

​Graeme Tomlinson’s men are nine points from safety with six games to play and have lost eight games in a row, the last five of those without scoring.

Saturday’s game saw Tom Edge put Alvechurch in front early in the second-half before Jack Concannon added a second late on.

Bedford now have three home games in a row, starting with Basford on Saturday, Nuneaton next Tuesday and Redditch Utd on Good Friday.

*Kempston Rovers drew 3-3 at Highworth Town on Saturday, Dean Dummett scoring twice and James Hatch the other as the hosts grabbed a 94th minute equaliser.

Real Bedford won 4-2 at Lutterworth to edge closer to the title, but Ampthill were beaten 1-0 by Northampton O.N Chenecks.

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