ACYFL,CD: Ath U18s maintain title challenge with six-goal away win

Buckingham Athletic U18s maintained their challenge for the Allied Counties Youth Football League, Central Division with a 6-0 victory at Thatcham this evening.

Robbie Carter

Goals from Robbie Carter, Ben Acquaye, Geraint Minney, a Rory Busby brace and Nathan Tshikuna gave the Athletic a six-point lead at the top of the table with six games remaining.

Ben Acquaye

BREAKING … SSMFL,D2: Peters boss swoops to sign former Romanian U19 International

New Bradwell St Peter manager Craig Bicknell has revealed to Sports Shots that he has moved to sign former Romanian U19 International George Sofroni.

George Sofroni

Sofroni, a 25 year old midfielder, arrives at the Recreation Ground having played for Romanian Ligi III side CSM Roman.

The new signing has played three times for his country at under 19 level and adds more quality to a squad that is currently fifth in the table and eight games unbeaten.

George Sofroni

Peters have received clearance through this evening so Sofroni will go straight into the squad for the club’s Spartan South Midland League, Division 2 local derby against Old Bradwell United tomorrow night.

CS&TFL,D1: Robins hit six in promotion push

Buckingham town’s promotion push received a boost as they smashed Thrapston town 6-0 at Manor Fields today.

The top of the the ChromaSport & Trophies League, Division 1 table sees the Robins third with just six games to go.

Leon Lobjoit netted another treble to take his tally to an amazing 58 for the season. The striker also missed a penalty.

Leon Lobjoit

Lobjoit’s strike partner Tariq Kotey, plus Jenali Blair and skipper Sam Bearman were also on target in the win.

Sam Bearman

SSMFL,D1: Ath blow Ampthill away with devastating second half spell

Buckingham Athletic defeated Ampthill town as they scored four goals in a devastating second half spell, including three goals in four minutes, at Stratford Fields this afternoon.

Mark Carter’s side produced an excellent display as they controlled the game for long spells but whatever was said at half time was the catalyst for an explosive spell.

The opening exchanges were even but the home side improved as the game went on with under 18 players Robbie Carter and Ben Acquaye causing problems down the flanks with their pace.

It was Acquaye who escaped the attentions of his marker before his curling left foot shot hit the post before it was cleared to safety.

Ampthill goalkeeper Sean Green saved well from Robbie Carter after he was played in by Neil King.

Athletic goalkeeper Lewis Dench’s handling was solid but he was unable to do anything about the visitors taking the lead on the stroke of half time. A long clearance up field was deflected off King’s head and it was Lewie Dillon who ran through and fired a low shot home from the edge of the area to give Ampthill the lead.

The home side emerged for the second period and played some of their best football of the season.

Robbie Carter swept Acqauye’s right wing cross in to put his side on level terms four minutes after the restart.

Thirteen minutes later the Athletic hit their visitors with a triple whammy with three goals in four minutes.

Sid Hawkins guided his header home from Jack Menday’s corner before the striker then powerfully headed in Josh Hooper’s left wing cross just two minutes later.

Sid Hawkins heads in Buckingham Athletic’s third versus Ampthill town at Stratford Fields on Saturday 18th February 2017.

Sixty seconds later Robbie Carter’s pace saw him played in before he calmly curled the ball past Green into the far corner to put his side four-one ahead.

Sid Hawkins congratulations Robbie Carter on scoring his second, Buckingham Athletic’s fourth against Ampthill town on Saturday 18th February 2017.

The Athletic made it their second home victory in a week and are eleventh in the table this evening.

SSMFL,D2: Cooke treble helps Old Bradwell to derby day win

Tommy Cooke netted a treble as Old Bradwell United defeated Mursley United 6-2 in the Spartan South Midlands League, Division 2 today.

Tommy Cooke – Old Bradwell United

Cooke put David Keene’s side ahead after good work from Perkins and Alex Feaver before Perkins shot was saved but Joel Rodwell Bullock made it two with a great strike.

Seahawk Trophies

Mursley went in at the break a goal behind as they pulled one back.

Old Bradwell extended their lead in the second period as Cooke netted his second before Feaver converted after being played in by Perkins.

Cooke then netted his third, the home side’s fifth, before he was fouled and Feaver converted from the spot; his 24th goal in 25 games.

Mursley scored a late consolation strike.

SSMFL,D2: Dickens double give Unite MK away success

Ben Dickens double gave Unite MK a 2-0 win at Tring Corinthians in the Spartan South Midlands League, Division 2 today.

Ben Dickens – Photograph courtesy of Unite MK

Dickens scored goals in the 12th and 64th minute as Unite MK are 13th in the table tonight.

 

SSMFL,D2: Peters go eight unbeaten with Tring away victory

New Bradwell St Peter stretched their unbeaten run to eight games as they won 3-1 at Tring Town this afternoon.

Stacey Field

Stacey Field and Nimi Ajigbolamu gave Peters a two-goal half time advantage with recent signing Marius Alexandru adding a third in the second period.

Tyrone taylor was named as Peter’s man of the match, who are in fifth in the table this evening.

Alexandru Marius

SSMFL,D2: Burrows previews Grendon trip to Enfield

Grendon Rangers manager Andy Burrows has spoken as his side travel in the Spartan South Midlands League, Division 2 today.

Andy Burrows

We travel to Enfield today and a few months ago the feel of this game would have worried some of our players. However now with new confidence and a real spring in our step the guys although respecting our opponents don’t fear anyone .

We go into this game without the still suspended Jordan Garrad and both our forwards missing through injury. However we have enough about us with the squad of players we have left to get 3 points out of today’s game .

SSMFL,D1: Ath to host Saturday after Staley header takes midweek three points

Dan Staley’s header fifteen minutes from time set up a Buckingham Athletic midweek league win ahead of the visit of Ampthill town on Saturday afternoon.

Dan Staley

Staley headed in Neil King’s free kick in the 75th minute as the Athletic defeated Hatfield 3-2 on Tuesday evening.

Earlier in the game, Ben Acquaye and Sid Hawkins were on target in the first half as the teams went in level, 2-2, at the break.

Kick off tomrrow at Stratford Fields is 3pm.

Local fixtures tomorrow: CS&TFL (UCL) & SSMFL

The Buildbase FA Vase Quarter Final

Southall v Cleethorpes Town

South Shields v Newport Pagnell Town

CHROMASPORT & TROPHIES LEAGUE

DIVISION 1

Buckingham town v Thrapston town

 

Picture by Dale James

PREMIER DIVISION

Berkhamsted v Wembley

Biggleswade United v Cockfosters

Holmer Green v Leighton Town

Leverstock Green v Edgware Town

London Colney v Hoddesdon Town

Oxhey Jets v Stotfold

Sun Sports v Hertford Town

Tring Athletic v Hadley

Welwyn Garden City v Colney Heath

 

DIVISION ONE

Baldock Town v Hadley Wood & Wingate

Biggleswade FC v Harpenden Town

Brimsdown v Chesham United Reserves

Buckingham Athletic v Ampthill Town

Harefield United v Winslow United

Hillingdon Borough v Bedford

Langford v Arlesey Town Reserves

Risborough Rangers v Codicote

 

HERTS SENIOR CENTENARY TROPHY Semi Final

Sandridge Rovers v Wodson Park (Kick Off 1.45pm)

 

DIVISION TWO CUP Quarter Final

Clean Slate v Loughton Manor (Kick Off 2.00pm)

 

DIVISION TWO

Amersham Town v Totternhoe

Enfield Borough v Grendon Rangers

MK Gallacticos v St Neots Town Reserves (Kick Off 2.00pm)

Old Bradwell United v Mursley United (Kick Off 2.00pm)

The 61FC (Luton) v Thame Rangers (Kick Off 2.00pm)

Tring Corinthians v Unite MK FC (Kick Off 2.00pm)

Tring Town AFC v New Bradwell St Peter (Kick Off 2.00pm)

 

U25 DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Cockfosters Development v Stotfold Development

Hadley Development v Buckingham Athletic Development

Hertford Town Development v Colney Heath Development

Hoddesdon Town Development v Harpenden Town Development

St Margaretsbury Development v Risborough Rangers Development

Winslow United Development v Biggleswade United Development

Wodson Park Development v Oxhey Jets Development