Bedfordshire League preview; February 7
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend will see title favourites Renhold United in home action for the first time in 2015.
At their Playing Field headquarters they host ninth place Sandy who are now unbeaten in their last six trips away from their own Recreation Ground base.
Whilst current league leaders Shefford Town & Campton, now losers of their last two home games at their Hitchin Road base, welcome tenth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who have lost just the twice on the road all season at Renhold United and Caldecote.
Over at Jubilee Playing Fields 12th place Wilstead, having won just the once all season on home soil, are visited by fourth place Flitwick Town who will arrive now unbeaten in their last seven outings and still very much in the championship race.
Whilst just down the road at Marston Playing Fields, fifth place Marston Shelton Rovers now losers of their last two home starts welcome bottom of the table Ickwell & Old Warden who have suddenly hit form and are currently on a three game winning run.
Other action comes at Pavenham Playing Fields, the venue at which 11th place hosts Pavenham take on sixth place Wootton Blue Cross who are now unbeaten in their last six outings of which five have been won.
At Lodge Road, seventh place hosts Sharnbrook look to take their unbeaten home ways up to three games against the visiting second from bottom of the table Caldecote who are yet to win on the road this season.
Meantime it’s Beds FA Senior Trophy Quarter Final action at Church Lane for AFC Oakley M&DH when they are called upon by South Midlands League outfit Langford.
The game of the day in Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford action comes at Groveside where second place hosts Henlow, beaten just the twice on home soil all season welcomeleaders Elstow Abbey who have been beaten just the once on their travels this season. They will arrive at Groveside unbeaten in their last nine starts and seeking revenge for their lone home defeat by Henlow at the Warren back in early October.
For their two nearest championship contenders it’s games on their home patch. Third place Cranfield United, still 100% on home soil this season at Crawley Road, welcome eighth place Riseley Sports who thus far have won just the once on the road.
Fourth place Great Barford go into home Fisher Close action against fifth place Meltis Albion unbeaten in their last 11 league outings of which 10 have been won against an Albion side who have won six of their last eight outings.
Over at Mill Lane sixth place Potton Town the visitors are tenth place Queens Park Crescents who are yet to win on the road this season.
And at King George VI Playing Fields, 11th place AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves who have just one home win to their name this season play hosts to ninth place Sundon Park Rangers who are currently on a five game losing away run.
Other action comes at Cople Playing Fields, the venue at which twelfth place Bedford SA look to improve their home record against the visiting second from bottom of the table AFC Harlington and at Rectory Road, third from bottom of the table Shefford Town & Campton Reserves with just one win from their last eight outings face seventh place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who have lost six of the last seven trips away from their Hillgrounds base.
In Division Two the game of the day comes at Stevington Playing Fields, the venue at which second place hosts Stevington will look to extend their 11 game winning run and preserve their unbeaten home ways against the visiting leaders Clapham Sports who will hit the road now winners of their last five away outings.
Whilst for fourth place FC Houghtonm winners of their last 12 games, it’s a trip to Harvey Close to face Caldecote Reserves now winners of their last two home outings.
For fellow championship seekers and third place Westoning it’s home Greenfield Road action where they have been beaten just the once this season against tenth place Renhold United Reserves who have won just the twice on the road all season.
Other action comes at Cutler Hammer, the venue at which seventh place Kempston Hammers Sports now with just one win from their five outings receive a visit from eighth place Moggerhanger United losers of their last two away outings.
At Miller Road, third from bottom of the table Meltis Albion Reserves losers of their last seven games including four on home soil are called upon by bottom of the table Wilstead Reserves who are still in search of their first away point/points of the season.
Elsewhere over at Wootton Recreation Ground fifth place hosts Wootton Village will welcome ninth place Kempston Athletic who are currently on a three game losing away run.
Whilst the final action comes at the Hockey Centre, the venue at which 12th place hosts Bedford United without a home win from their last five starts are called upon by eleventh place Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who have won just the once on the road all season.
In Division Three the game of the day takes place at Pirton Recreation Ground where seceond place Lea Sports PSG are called upon by third place Cranfield United Reserves who will arrive now winners of their last six games.
Whilst fellow championship hopefuls and current league leaders Flitwick Town Reserves go into home Flitwick Football Community Centre action still unbeaten on home soil this season against the visiting ninth place White Eagles who travel looking to repair the damage of two consecutive away defeats.
Also still in the championship/promotion race are seventh place Dinamo Flitwick when they hit the road for a Sandy Academy outing against bottom of the table Mid Beds Tigers.
Elsewhere for second from bottom of the table Caldecote U20 now on a six game losing home run it’s action at their Harvey Close base against tenth place Shefford Town & Campton A who themselves are currently on a four game losing away run.
Whilst just down the road at Bedford Road Recreation Ground, eleventh place Sandy Reserves search out just their second home win of the season against the visiting Atletico Europa sixth place who will be looking for their first win in six outings.
The final action comes at Bedford Academy where fifth place hosts FC Serbia, now unbeaten in their last six outings, welcome fourth place Clifton, losers of their last four games away from their Whiston Crescent base.