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SSMFL D1: Clarkson hits treble as Robins smash in six in away victory

Jack Clarkson struck a treble as Milton Keynes Robins eased to a 6-2 victory at Brimsdown in the Spartan South Midlands League, division 1 on Saturday afternoon.

The Robins were level when Uings played a ball over the top, a mix up at the back between the Brimsdown keeper and centre back left Clarkson with an empty net to slot into.

The away side were soon ahead; Uings again played a ball over the top, the Brimsdown keeper missed his clearance leaving Clarkson another empty net to score into.

Clarkson wrapped up his hat-trick as yet another Uings ball over the top is miskicked by the Brimsdown keeper straight to the Robins striker, who made no mistake.

Moments after the restart, Brimsdown pulled a goal back to make it 2-3.

Uings free kick found Marius, who drilled a low cross. The Brimsdown keeper stopped the initial cross, but Judickas fired in the Robins’ fourth.

Kelvin Osei-Addo lobbed the goalkeeper to extend the Robins lead after another through ball from Uings.

The Robins wrapped up the scoring with their sixth when Marius picked the ball up inside the box and bent it into the far top corner from 18 yards.

MK Robins:

1. McIntosh
2. Coyle
3. Gardner
4. Uings
5. Dummett
6. Dowling
7. Judickas
8. Osei-Addo
9. Clarkson
10. Marius
11. Watts
Subs: 12. Muya 14. Reddin.
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SSMFL D1; Milton Keynes Robins explain all on BBC 3CR

Milton Keynes Robins manager Terry Shrieves spent some time on BBC 3 Counties non-league show on Monday evening to explain the story behind the clubs demise, move to MK and subsequent mid-season name change.

Click on this link and then scroll forward to 49 mins 10 seconds to listen in:

SSMFL D1; Buckingham Athletic 2-2 Buckingham Town

Buckingham Athletic – 2

Buckingham Town – 2


The final ever Buckingham derby saw the two sides share the points however the home side were devastated by a penalty two minutes from time which gave the Milton Keynes side the chance to level, and Kelvin Osei-Addo who had scored after just nine seconds of the contest was more than content to double his tally for the afternoon and snatch a late draw that the Town second half performance warranted, all after being down to ten men for the entire second half. With the visitor’s changing their name to Milton Keynes Borough from the New Year, they entered the field of play in their new bright yellow kit with their new club badge proudly showing off their new title, and their early opener rocked their hosts, but Athletic fought back and were ahead by the break courtesy of two set pieces that went straight in, they then held out against the ten men where they had to defend for the majority of the second period, but were undone by that last gasp spot kick.

Any pre-match team talks from the Athletic manager Neil Griffiths were out of the window from the start, the away side took the kick-off and sent the ball down field where defender Robert Tapp looked to have everything under control, but he slipped and in a split second Osei-Addo was on it and unleashed an unstoppable drive that flew over Josh McAdoo in the home goal and into the top corner. The hosts almost fought back immediately when Robbie Carter was released down the left flank, he skipped past a challenge & drove into the box where his initial shot was blocked, a follow up was also blocked before eventually the danger was cleared.

Carter was soon making a nuisance of himself down the opposite side, a ball across the six-yard box saw Kevin Owusu and Rob MacDonald inches away from connecting but again it rolled to safety, Owusu then centred a perfect cross into MacDonald whose diving header looked in until it came back off the base of the post and rolled out for a goal kick, he then almost turned provider as he flashed the ball across the goal face but it was an inch too high for the incoming Blessing Zulu, Owusu went close again collecting a pass outside the box before turning and firing over the crossbar of Town keeper Bobby White.

Rob MacDonald header came back off the post

Neil King found some space on the corner of the box and his cross found Owusu in the box however he timed his leap all wrong and just glanced the ball back to White, the inevitable equaliser then duly arrived with eleven minutes of the half remaining, Athletic won a corner which full back Nick Bines swung in from their right and the curling cross eluded everyone and nestled inside the far post. Town came straight back and a cross that was half cleared was met by Alex Marios and his low drive had McAdoo diving away to his left to gather, then on forty-one minutes the visitors were reduced to ten men when their skipper was sent off.

Robbie Carter went up with Scott Dummitt to challenge, both fell to the floor and the referee on the spot brandished a straight red card to the centre half, for what was later assumed to be for foul play. A minute of chaos ensued before King placed the ball and curled into the box, White appeared to have it covered but slipped and one bounce took into the far bottom corner to give the hosts the lead going into the break. H/T: 2-1

As so often happens in football, the team with the numerical advantage could not make it count in the second period, and instead were defending for long periods of the forty-five minutes, with the occasional foray forward looking to extend their slender lead. From the off Jack Clarkson got down the right channel and with options in the middle he opted to shoot, blazing high over the top, at the opposite end Robbie Carter did well on the edge of the eighteen-yard box twisting & turning before shooting, a block came in but rolled out to MacDonald who drove low towards the bottom left hand corner but inches wide of the upright.

Nick Bines scored direct from a corner

Another Athletic clearance found Sam Bearman some twenty-five yards out and his dipping drive had McAdoo at full stretch to tip over his crossbar, his side then won a free kick was which was lofted into the box and found Gabrielius Judickas with his back to goal, he managed to turn his marker but his shot deflected away for a corner, another move saw the ball played up to Judickas on the edge of the area where he managed to turn his defender but then just lifted high over the top. Town then went even closer when Osei-Addo to the right of goal forced McAdoo into a good save & the rebound fell to Marios who absolutely smashed across the open goal and just wide of the far post.

Then with just two minutes remaining Osei-Addo made a run into the box and a challenge took him down, despite the protests from the blue defence the official pointed to the spot, the front man picked himself up and levelled the scoreline, Ath then went closest in added time to a winner, a Bines free kick curled in was met by the head of King but under pressure he could only head over; a draw being the fairest outcome on the balance of play. F/T: 2-2

Attendance: 135

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After the match Sports Shots caught up with Athletic manager Neil Griffiths: 

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SSMFL D1; Ampthill Town 0-2 Buckingham Town

Ampthill Town – 0

Buckingham Town – 2


Ampthill Town succumbed to two first half strikes on Saturday as their guests took the points back to Milton Keynes on a wet and chilly afternoon at Ampthill Park, and despite creating numerous chances the hosts simply could not find a way past the vastly experienced Buckingham backline. Despite the club putting on an excellent show for Remembrance weekend, Ants manager Paul Toms admitted afterwards his sides performance was one to forget especially after a good showing midweek at Brimsdown, two goals from Jack Clarkson sealed the win and lifted his side away from the wrong end of the South Midlands League Division One table and to within a couple of points of their opponents.

The home side should have taken the lead in the third minute when a left wing cross from Tom Carter was flicked on in the middle by a red shirt straight into the path of the incoming Aaron Matthews but on the volley he screwed wide from twelve yards out, the away sides first chance fell to Drew Mitten whose low drive ricocheted off various boots before spiralling out for a corner. An Ampthill corner was half cleared out to Mark Smith who floated it back into the box where Carter headed back across keeper Bob White who had to dive to push around his post, the set piece wasn’t dealt with and from the penalty arc Ash Mead absolutely thumped over the crossbar.

A ball knocked over the yellow backline saw Gabrielius Judickas turn his marker before firing towards the bottom corner where it appeared Ampthill keeper Josh Thompson wouldn’t reach but covering across Smith cleared, from the corner the ball reached Alex Marius who over the shoulder fired high over the top. A cross from the Buckingham right then found Clarkson unmarked in the middle but without realising how much time he had he thumped his header high over the top, but on twenty-two minutes he did open the scoring when played down the middle he had the attention of two defenders however he managed to get his shot away that deflected up off the leg of Lee Neufville and looped over Thompson and in.

Minutes silence for Armistice 100

At the other end a rasping drive from Carter soared towards White’s net until Enoch Sare put his head in the way to deflect over, the home side were then nearly made to pay when a long ball upfield looked set to be cleared by Mead but he slipped allowing Judickas to strike first time but way over the bar, before Mitten again tried his luck from eighteen yards but lacking conviction it was a comfortable collection for Thompson. The Robins missed a guilt edged chance when Shane Uings played a good one-two with Judickas who fizzed his cross along the six yard box and running in at the back post Clarkson just couldn’t get on the end to convert.

Six minutes ahead of the interval Buckingham scored their second when Mitten out on the byline crossed into the middle where Clarkson slotted home, their hosts almost immediately responded when Matthews was sent scampering away towards goal and avoiding defender Sam Bearman he managed to get his shot away but White gathered with both hands down to his left. The home side were then denied a last minute goal back thanks to some bodies on the line defending, an initial shot from Brad Clarke was blocked and the ball rolled out to his fellow front man Ash Higgins who, with White committed to the first effort and out of the game, side footed towards the bottom corner but from nowhere Bearman threw himself in front of the shot to block. H/T: 0-2

The opening few minutes after the break saw the home side really struggle to make an impact on their visitors, the frontmen were having to drop deep to get on the ball meaning there was a lack of targets once they were on the front foot. A free kick some twenty-five yards out gave an opportunity for Carter to try and bend one around the wall but his effort was glanced away for a corner, Buckingham threatened again when Mitten crossed from the left and in front of goal Judickas accepted on his chest but to his dismay the power took it into the gloves of Thompson.

Sam Bearman in another goal saving block to deny

Ampthill midfielder Jack Mordecai was then equally disappointed when set away down the left channel after beating the offside trap, as the red shirts claimed he was off he simply rolled the ball towards White who gratefully smothered. The home side then went close when a throw found Clarke inside the area, he slipped a pass through for substitute Manny Obodo to attack the front post where he crossed into the middle and a shot from the incoming Matthews was gathered by White right on his goal line, a poor clearance allowed a cross back into the box where sandwiched between two red shirts Clarke got to the cross to firmly head down only to watch his effort bounce agonisingly wide of the back post.

Clarkson tried to seal his hatrick with a twenty-five yard low drive inside the near post which was inches wide, a minute later Marius tried a similar feat from the opposite side but he pulled his drive way wide of the target. With time running out the hosts suddenly burst into life, Obodo collecting the ball inside the own half he went on a mazy run that saw him evade four tackles and blocks and still he went on, as he neared the penalty area and with options either side he drove wildly past the post, their next attack saw a pass up to Higgins with his back to goal, he held up well but with options either side he tried to thread a pass through a crowded box which saw a block and long clearance and the chance was gone.

A throw then found the chest of Clarke inside the Robins area, he managed to control before turning his marker but then lifted over the crossbar, the final cross of the afternoon saw White lose track of the ball which found its way to Kieran Phillips who stabbed towards the unguarded net, but yet again Bearman was closest to throw himself in front of the shot to block and the danger was cleared. F/T: 0-2

Attendance: 65

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After the match Sports Shots spoke with Ampthill manager Paul Toms: 

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CL D6: Valambhia previews Town III’s encounter with Sandford

Buckingham Town III skipper Brij Valambhia has spoken to Sports Shots as his side prepare play host to Sandford St Martin II on Saturday.

Brijesh Valambhia

Valambhia stated:

Olly Peacock makes his 3rd team debut this weekend as we aim to keep the momentum going and keep this positive charge moving along. We hope and pray that Mike Taylor decides he has had enough of scoring each week and fancies staying in the middle for a lot longer this weekend.

Buckingham Town III:

Mike Taylor
Anant Peshawaria
Brij Valambhia
Vish Valambhia
Olly Peacock
Frank Johnson
Andy Humphries
Max Sutton
Matt Dipple
Raj Lall
Joe Clark

SSMFL D1: Silver & Spruce on target as Robins defeated in first game

Daniel Silver and Jordan Spruce were on target for Buckingham Town in their home defeat to Broadfields United on Saturday.

Daniel Silver

Under new manager Terry Shrieves, the Robins had Silver come off the bench to score while Spruce converted from the penalty spot.

Jordan Spruce


Buckinghamshire non-league grounds to visit

Two of Sports Shots friends have collaborated to report on 5 grounds in Buckinghamshire that shouldn’t be missed, for any ground hoppers out there that are yet to experience the scene in our local area.

New Bradwell St Peter FC stand

Football in Bracknell & FootballMK have come up with this brilliant article, click on the link:

The grounds covered are:

Stratford Fields, Buckingham

Ostlers Lane, Stony Stratford

The Recreation Ground, New Bradwell

Station Road, Mursley

Manor Fields, Fenney Stratford

2018/19 SSMFL Cup Competitions revealed

At Saturday’s South Midlands AGM the draws were made for the various cup competitions across the leagues:



As drawn Saturday 23rd June by

Mike Taylor and John Childley

(Members of the SSML Cup Finals Committee)

Dates of ties to be announced at later date




  1. Colney Heath v Broadfields United
  2. Buckingham Town v Berkhamsted Raiders
  3. MK Gallacticos v Stotfold *
  4. Harefield United v Edgware Town
  5. Park View v Mursley United
  6. Aston Clinton v Potton United *
  7. Wodson Park v Langford
  8. Amersham Town v Grendon Rangers
  9. Winslow United v Brimsdown
  10. Wembley v Enfield Borough
  11. Tring Corinthians v Biggleswade United *
  12. Oxhey Jets v Baldock Town
  13. Unite MK FC v Leverstock Green
  14. FC Broxbourne Borough v Hadley
  15. London Lions v Harpenden Town
  16. Hillingdon Borough v Codicote
  17. Risborough Rangers v Rayners Lane
  18. Pitstone & Ivinghoe v Clean Slate *
  19. Old Bradwell United v Bedford *
  20. Hatfield Town v Leighton Town
  21. Tring Athletic v London Colney
  22. Crawley Green v The 61FC (Luton)
  23. Totternhoe v Cockfosters *

Byes: Ampthill Town, Arlesey Town, Biggleswade FC, Bovingdon,

Buckingham Athletic, London Tigers, New Bradwell St Peter,

North Greenford United and Sarratt.

Ties will be played midweek unless stated with a * in which case will be played on a Saturday


  1. Buckingham Athletic v Unite MK FC or Leverstock Green
  2. Wembley or Enfield Borough v Arlesey Town
  3. Risborough Rangers or Rayners Lane v Tring Athletic or London Colney
  4. Pitstone & Ivinghoe or Clean Slate v Oxhey Jets or Baldock Town
  5. Park View or Mursley United v Aston Clinton or Potton United
  6. Harefield United or Edgware Town v Winslow United or Brimsdown
  7. Wodson Park or Langford v MK Gallacticos or Stotfold
  8. Biggleswade FC v New Bradwell St Peter
  9. Hatfield Town or Leighton Town v Hillingdon Borough or Codicote
  10. Crawley Green or The 61FC (Luton) v Amersham Town or Grendon Rangers
  11. Ampthill Town v London Tigers
  12. Old Bradwell United or Bedford v Colney Heath or Broadfields United
  13. Totternhoe or Cockfosters v Sarratt
  14. Tring Corinthians or Biggleswade United v FC Broxbourne Borough or Hadley
  15. Buckingham Town or Berkhamsted Raiders v North Greenford United
  16. Bovingdon v London Lions or Harpenden Town


  1. Winner Game 16 v Winner Game 14
  2. Winner Game 5 v Winner Game 1
  3. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 13
  4. Winner Game 6 v Winner Game 15
  5. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 9
  6. Winner Game 8 v Winner Game 7
  7. Winner Game 11 v Winner Game 12
  8. Winner Game 10 v Winner Game 4


  1. Winner Game 5 v Winner Game 2
  2. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 1
  3. Winner Game 7 v Winner Game 4
  4. Winner Game 6 v Winner Game 8


  1. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 4
  2. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1


  1. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1



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  1. Arlesey Town v Hadley
  2. Biggleswade FC v Edgware Town
  3. Baldock Town v Colney Heath
  4. Crawley Green v Potton United


  1. Biggleswade United v Wembley
  2. London Tigers v Arlesey Town or Hadley
  3. Leighton Town v Baldock Town or Colney Heath
  4. Crawley Green or Potton United v Biggleswade FC or Edgware Town
  5. London Colney v Leverstock Green
  6. Oxhey Jets v Harpenden Town
  7. Tring Athletic v Stotfold
  8. Cockfosters v North Greenford United


  1. Winner Game 8 v Winner Game 7
  2. Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 2
  3. Winner Game 5 v Winner Game 6
  4. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 1


  1. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1
  2. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 4


  1. Winner Game 1 v Winner Game 2




  1. Hillingdon Borough v Ampthill Town
  2. Buckingham Town v Park View
  3. Enfield Borough v FC Broxbourne Borough
  4. Codicote v Rayners Lane


  1. Enfield Borough or FC Broxbourne Borough v Amersham Town
  2. Broadfields United v Bedford
  3. Langford v Brimsdown
  4. Wodson Park v Buckingham Athletic
  5. London Lions v Codicote or Rayners Lane
  6. Hillingdon Borough or Ampthill Town v Buckingham Town or Park View
  7. Winslow United v Harefield United
  8. Hatfield Town v Risborough Rangers


  1. Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 6
  2. Winner Game 7 v Winner Game 8
  3. Winner Game 5 v Winner Game 3
  4. Winner Game 1 v Winner Game 2


  1. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1
  2. Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 3


Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1




  1. New Bradwell St Peter v Bovingdon
  2. Pitstone & Ivinghoe v Grendon Rangers
  3. Totternhoe v Old Bradwell United
  4. Unite MK FC v MK Gallacticos
  5. Clean Slate v The 61FC (Luton)
  6. Mursley United v Aston Clinton
  7. Tring Corinthians v Sarratt

Bye: Berkhamsted Raiders


  1. Unite MK FC or MK Gallacticos v Berkhamsted Raiders
  2. Clean Slate or The 61FC (Luton) v Totternhoe or Old Bradwell United
  3. Tring Corinthians or Sarratt v Mursley United or Aston Clinton
  4. New Bradwell St Peter or Bovingdon v Pitstone & Ivinghoe or Grendon Rangers


  1. Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 3
  2. Winner Game 1 v Winner Game 2


Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1




Holmer Green Development v Biggleswade United Development

Buckingham Athletic Development v Harpenden Town Development

AFC Dunstable Development v Winslow United Development


Biggleswade United Development v Holmer Green Development

Harpenden Town Development v Buckingham Athletic Development

Winslow United Development v AFC Dunstable Development


  1. Leighton Town Development v Ampthill Town Development
  2. Buckingham Athletic Development or Harpenden Town Development v Kempston Rovers Development
  3. Berkhamsted Development v Holmer Green Development or Biggleswade United Development
  4. Stotfold Development v AFC Dunstable Development or Winslow United Development


  1. Ampthill Town Development v Leighton Town Development
  2. Kempston Rovers Development v Buckingham Athletic Development or Harpenden Town Development
  3. Holmer Green Development or Biggleswade United Development v Berkhamsted Development
  4. AFC Dunstable Development or Winslow United Development v Stotfold Development


  1. Winner Game 2 v Winner Game 1
  2. Winner Game 3 v Winner Game 4

 SEMI FINAL Second Leg

  1. Winner Game 1 v Winner Game 2
  2. Winner Game 4 v Winner Game 3


Winner Game 1 v Winner Game 2

Sports Shots exclusively meet the new Buckingham Town FC

Sports Shots reported back at the beginning of May that UCL side Buckingham Town FC had folded, then three weeks later when the new league constitutions were announced there was the surprise that in South Midlands League Division One sat Buckingham Town!

This week we met up with the new manager and committee to find out what’s been happening and the future of the club, and we would like to thank 1st team manager Terry Shrieves for this exclusive interview:

The club are looking for a physio ahead of the 2018/19 season, if anyone would like to take on the role, let Sports Shots know privately and we’ll pass on your details.

New step 5 & 6 non-league football allocations revealed

The new divisional provisional allocations for our local step 5 & 6 clubs have finally been revealed today by the FA and their relevant football leagues.

South Midlands League:

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Premier Division

  • Arlesey Town,  Baldock, North Greenford United and Potton United in
  • No club relegated – both Cockfosters and Stotfold reprieved.

Division One

  • Amersham Town, Park View – promotions confirmed
  • Buckingham Town and Hashtag United new clubs in
  • FC Broxbourne Borough, St Neots Town Reserves both relegated to Step 7


United Counties League:

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Premier Division

  • Pinchbeck (promoted) & Rugby Town (moved across) in
  • Northampton Sileby Rangers & St Andrews relegated
  • League reduced from 22 teams to 20

Division One

  • Anstey Nomads, Aylestone Park, Birstall United Social & Holwell Sports in
  • Northampton Sileby Rangers & St Andrews in relegated from Premier Division


Hellenic League:

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Premier Division

  • Ardley United, Bishop’s Cleeve, Holmer Green, Shrivenham & Virginia Water in
  • Burnham & Woodley United relegated

Division One East

  • Abingdon Town, Burnham & Chalvey Sports in

Division One West

  • Almondsbury, Carterton, Malmesbury Victoria & Woodley United in
  • Division increased to 14 from 13


All clubs have seven days to appeal, step 7 allocations to be discussed w/c 28th May.


The entire allocation for steps 5 & 6 nationwide can be viewed by clicking here: NLS 5.6 Club Allocations 2018-19 v25.5.18 FINAL