Bedfordshire League preview: March 21

Caldecote v Ickwell PNL-150317-154242002
Caldecote v Ickwell PNL-150317-154242002
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Renhold United will be expected to take another stride towards their first ever Premier Division supported by Sportsform league title when at their Playing Fields headquarters on Saturday.

They look to take their unbeaten league ways up to seven games when second from bottom of the table Caldecote visit - who will be looking for just their second away win of the season.

Their two nearest title rivals also enjoy home advantage. At the Flitwick Football Centre second place Flitwick Town now unbeaten in their last six home starts are visited by 11th place Sandy who will looking for their first league away win of 2015.

At Church Lane fourth place AFC Oakley M&DH, having been beaten just the once on home soil this season, welcome seventh place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College whose away form of seven wins and two draws from 11 outings suggests a close encounter could well be on the cards.

Meantime just down the road at Pavenham Playing Fields, eighth place hosts Pavenham will look to return to winning ways on home soil when called upon by fifth place Wootton Blue Cross who will hit the road winners of their last three outings away from Weston Park and not beaten on the road since losing to AFC Oakley M&DH way back in late September.

Whilst over at Lodge Road, ninth place Sharnbrook will be looking for their first home win of 2015 against sixth place Marston Shelton Rovers who have lost just the once on the road all season.

Other action comes on The Green, the venue at which bottom of the table Ickwell & Old Warden could well record just their second home win of the season against the visiting tenth place Eastcotts AFC who have won just the twice on the road all season.

At Hitchin Road, third place Shefford Town & Campton now on a four game losing home run look to repair the damage against the visiting third from bottom of the table Wilstead.

In the Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford action, for leaders Elstow Abbey it’s away action in Allen Park looking to return to winning ways against the hosting ninth place Queens Park Crescents.

Whilst second place Cranfield United winners of their last 11 games journey to Hillgrounds to be hosted by eighth place AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves whi have lost their last two home outings.

Meantime for fourth place Great Barford the quest of away win number four on the bounce sees them travel to Ickleford Playing Fields for a meeting with bottom of the table Marabese Ceramics who will be in search of their first home win of the season.

Whilst at Miller Road, sixth place Meltis Albion currently on a run of four games without a win receive a visit from fifth place Riseley Sports who will be looking for just away win number four of the season.

Down at the other end of the table for second from bottom of the table AFC Harlington its a home encounter at Newgrounds looking for their first home win of 2015 against the visiting seventh place Sundon Park Rangers who travel looking for their third away win on the bounce and at Cople Playing Fields, third from bottom of the table Bedford SA now on a run of five home games without a win receive a visit from eleventh place Shefford Town & Campton Reserves who will be looking for just their second away win of 2015.

The final action in this division taking place at King George VI Playing Fields, the venue at which twelfth place hosts AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves with just one home win to their name all season are called upon by tenth place Potton Town who have failed to win any of their last six outings.

The battle for the division two league title is now boiling up into a three horse race and of the trio just current leaders Stevington, now on a 14 game winning run, will have home advantage this weekend when at their Playing Field Headquarters they receive a visit from sixth place Wootton Village who will hit the road looking to extend their own unbeaten away ways up to six games.

Stevington’s two nearest rivals facing trips on the road, third place Westoning now winners of their last 11 league outings and still unbeaten on the road all season heading for a Harvey Close outing against second from bottom of the table Caldecote Reserves who are currently on a four game losing home run and for fourth place FC Houghton winners of their last seven away outings its a trip to Marston Playing Fields to be hosted by eighth place Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who will be looking for their third home win on the bounce.

Down at the other end of the table, bottom side Wilstead Reserves without a home win to their name all season play hosts at Jubilee Playing Fields to second place Clapham Sports and for fellow strugglers Renhold United Reserves its a trip to Horseshoes Close to be hosted by tenth place Moggerhanger United.

Other action coming at the Hockey Centre, the venue at which twelfth place Bedford United now on an eight game home run without a victory play hosts to ninth place Meltis Albion Reserves who will be looking for their third league win on the bounce and at Cutler Hammer, seventh place Kempston Hammers Sports now on a run of four games without a victory receive a visit from fifth place Elstow Abbey Reserves.

In Division Three the game of the day comes at Crawley Road, being the venue at which third place Cranfield United Reserves look to retain their seasons unbeaten home record against sixth place FC Serbia who if defeated will be saying goodbye to their already slim chances of landing the league crown this season.Whilst at the Flitwick Football Centre, current league leaders Flitwick Town Reserves also look to maintain their seasons unbeaten home ways when called upon by ninth place Shefford Town & Campton A who will hit the road looking to repair the damage from two consecutive away defeats.

Over at Pirton Playing Fields,second place Lea Sports PSG will be expected to return to winning ways on home soil when eleventh place Westoning U20 losers of their last three away outings come calling. Whilst at the Bedford Academy, fourth place Atletico Europa will be expected to collect all three points and their third home win on the bounce against the visiting second from bottom of the table Caldecote U20 who are yet to win on the road this season.

Other action comes with a local derby at Bedford Road Recreation Ground between the hosting tenth place Sandy Reserves in search of their third home win of the season against the visiting bottom of the table Mid Beds Tigers who will go in search of their third away win of the season and on the 3G surface at Redborne School,seventh place Dinamo Flitwick receive a visit from eighth place White Eagles.