Renhold make it seven wins out of seven
Renhold United remain two points clear at the top of the Bedfordshire League Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table after they made it seven wins from seven with a 4-0 home win over AFC Oakley M&DH.
Aran Hazelwood, Alex Woolston, Mark Reed and Jason Allison netted the goals to do the damage, against previous 100 per cent side Oakley.
Remaining in second spot are Shefford Town & Campton who earlier in the day had attracted a crowd of 189 for the opening game of the Bedfordshire Football League Hop after they netted a 4-2 victory over Pavenham.
It was the visitors, via James Owen who shot into a 14th minute lead but within four minutes the Town were 2-1 ahead thanks to a brace of goals from Ryan Lewis. Owen, with his second strike of the day, was to even matters up three minutes before the break until goals from Michael Jones in the 50th minute and Chris Clark in the 73rd minute sealed the points for the home side.
Now up into third spot are Marston Shelton Rovers who jumped above AFC Oakley M&DH on goal difference following their 2-2 home draw with Caldecote who were gaining their first away point of the season. Jamie Cerminara and Alan Henman scored for the Rovers against a brace in reply from Conor Smith.
The second game of the league hop came at Wilstead where before a crowd of 146 the home side recorded their first home win of the season with a 5-2 victory over Ickwell & Old Warden.
In front as early as the second minute via Adam Budek, they were to double their lead when Colin Marshall struck in the 27th minute and went 3-0 ahead when Budek claimed his second of the day three minutes from the break.
However, the goal of the game was to come from the visitors Andrew Vallom who netted from inside his own half in the 61st minute only to see Paul Jones restore the home sides three goal advantage just three minutes later. Jones then made it 5-1 eight minutes from time before Craig Schurek netted the games final goal in time added on.
Sandy claimed their first three points haul of the season when they won 4-1 at bottom side Lidlington United Sports. Phil Beall and Liam Brophy netted in the opening half before a Jonnie Stratford penalty and a strike from Ryan Gregory added to their tally in the second period against a lone reply from United’s Gary Smith.
Elsewhere, AFC Turvey remain unbeaten on the road this season after sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Eastcotts AFC. Andrew Latimer netting both goals against home replies from Harvey Puddifoot and Tony Milioti.
Also still unbeaten on the road this season are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who drew 2-2 at Sharnbrook. Tyrone Kelly and Keegan Roberts were on their scoresheet against home replies via Alex Strange and Jordan Baxter.
Wootton Blue Cross v Flitwick Town was called to a halt just 18 minutes into the contest due to a serious injury to a Town player.
Henlow remain five points clear at the head of the Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford league table after a single goal from Keith Milburn was enough for them to retain their season’s 100% record with a 1-0 home victory over Queens Park Crescents.
However now up into second spot are Cranfield United who retained their own unbeaten ways and 100% home record with a 7-0 victory over AFC Harlington. Liam Whitmee-Craig and Joe Sames both netting twice alongside single strikes from Daniel Mclaren, Martin Holland and Peter Hanwell.
Now in third spot are Elstow Abbey who remain 100% on the road this season after winning 4-0 at Bedford SA. Callum Davenport shot them ahead in the 28th minute before strikes from Jason Simons and Andy Kiein in the opening periods closing two minutes saw them lead 3-0 at the break. Davenport made it 4-0 seven minutes into the second period until he failed to bring up the nap hand and claim his hat-trick when missing from the penalty spot seven minutes from time.
All of which means Sundon Park Rangers are now down into fourth after they lost their 100% away record and unbeaten ways when beaten 2-1 at Potton Town who were claiming their first home win of the season. James Hearson and James Pyman on the Town scoresheet against a lone reply via Samual Kehinde.
Just goal difference behind them in fifth spot are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who retained their seasons 100% away record with a 4-1 win at AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves to end the home sides 100% seasons home record. Ryan Smith netting twice alongside goals from Adam Gadinski and Paul Garrett against a lone home reply from Ray Patrickson.
Life gets no better for bottom of the table Brache Sparta who were beaten 24-0 at Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Sean Duignan bagged four goals, Simon Castle, Tim Andrews and Ross Earl all claimed hat-tricks plus there were braces from Neil Smith, Joe Lewis, Phil Bright and Michael Castle to go with single strikes from Dave Young, Josh Goor and Josh Whetlor in taking Town to their first home win of the season.
For Great Barford it was a 7-2 home win over Riseley Sports to take their unbeaten home ways up to three games and climb into the top half of the league table. Nick Payne, David Mulvhill and Reuben Hukin all claiming braces to go with a single strike from Owen Layton against Sports replies via Carl Walker and James Law.
The final league hop game of the day before a crowd of 141 at Miller Road was to see the visitors Marabese Ceramics claim their first win of the season with a 2-1 win over hosts Meltis Albion. Lewis Littlechild in the 56th minute and Nico Miceli 60 seconds later taking the Tilermen two goals clear before Albion’s Alex Smith reduced the scoreline from the penalty spot seven minutes from time.
We have new leaders at the head of the division two league table in the shape of Elstow Abbey Reserves who retained their 100% home record by coming from 2-0 down to claim a 3-2 victory over Renhold United Reserves. Michael France and Iain Asplin shot United ahead before a brace from Myles Ferraro drew the Abbey level until Dave McCarthy netted the winner four minutes from time.
Abbey take over the top spot on goal difference from Westoning who were beaten for the first time this season when losing 3-1 at home to Kempston Athletic who thus remain unbeaten on the road this season. Gary Whitbread, James Maxwell and Richard Robinson were on the visitors’ scoresheet against a lone home reply from Bryn Reynolds.
Remaining in third just a point adrift are Meltis Albion Reserves who won 4-1 at Wootton Village. Zach Robinson, Padraic Walsh, Josh St Clair Pierre and Kian Marashi were on their scoresheet against a lone Village reply from Tinashe Chibanda. Whilst still in fourth spot are Clapham Sports who made it three wins in a row with a 9-2 victory at Caldecote Reserves. Grant Williams with a hat-trick being supported by braces from Neil Larman and Liam Bolton to go with single goals from Cieran Fraher and Antony Farr against two in reply from Andrew Spiers.
Bedford United are now unbeaten in their last four home starts after claiming a 6-0 win over bottom of the table Kempston Con Club Sports. Guiseppe Lambert and Simon Wade with braces plus goals from Aaron Van Horne and Gary Phillipson doing the damage.
Elsewhere, FC Houghton made it win number four on the bounce and claimed their first away win of the season with a 5-1 victory at Kempston Hammers Sports. Mark Doran with a brace and single goals from Lawrence Taylor, Charlie Nicholson and Shaun Fahy brought up the nap hand against a lone Hammers reply from Michael Farmer.
Stevington retained their unbeaten home record with a 2-1 victory over Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves. Colm Lawlor and Aaron Fletcher netting the goals against a Rovers reply from Andrew Elms.
With league leaders Atletico Europa sitting the afternoon out they now find themselves down into third spot following a win for Clifton and a draw for Cranfield United Reserves. The new table toppers being Clifton who made it five wins on the bounce with a 3-2 home victory over Lea Sports PSG. Tony Norman netting twice and Callum McCoy once against replies from Ryan Dalby and Owen Malcolm. Whilst Cranfield United Reserves take over second spot after retaining their seasons unbeaten ways in a 0-0 draw at fourth place Flitwick Town Reserves who themselves remain unbeaten this season.
FC Serbia are now unbeaten in their last three home starts are netting a 3-1 win over Shefford Town & Campton A. Milan Marusic, Bozo Saso and Demilson Conceicao on their scoresheet against a lone reply from Jordan Robbins. Whilst Dinamo Flitwick lost their seasons unbeaten ways when losing 4-1 at Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves.Frazier Maldment with a brace plus strikes from Ranjit Kaylan and Greoge Bellamy doing the damage against a lone Dinamo reply from Jamie Burton.
Elsewhere, White Eagles remain 100% on the road this season after winning 4-2 at Mid Beds Tigers. Artur Lukowski, Przemyslan Stramski, Damian Susfal and Michal Sikdrski on their scoresheet against a brace in reply from Tigers Steve Monks.
Meantime, Sandy Reserves are still looking for their first home win after being held to a 0-0 draw by bottom of the table Moggerhanger United Reserves who were gaining their first point.
Alas for Westoning U20 their failure to raise a side to travel and face their U20 counterparts at Caldecote means the points will be awarded to the hosts.