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Charlie Bill is unveiled as the new manager of Real Bedford Ladies in May 2024
After winning an unprecedented treble at the weekend, Real Bedford Ladies have wasted no time in naming their new permanent manager, Charlie Bill from Milton Keynes Dons...
The Bedford Griffins Futsal Squad
With success in the outside world of football, there's also been success indoors as Bedford Griffins Futsal team won Tier Two South of the National Futsal Series, achieving promotion...
The Real Bedford Ladies squad with their trophy haul from the 2023/24 season
Real Bedford Ladies finished a fine season with a 4-2 League Cup final victory against Wroxham at Newmarket Town on Sunday afternoon to secure a historic treble for the club...
District Plate Champions, Year 10 Castle Newnham footballers. Image: Castle Newnham School
Castle Newnham's football team beat Sandy Secondary Schools 2-0, defending their title of District Plate Champions. The year 10 boys celebrated their undefeated victory of the District Plate Championship...
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The Bedfordshire Football Association have confirmed they will be making an official complaint to Bedford Borough Council over their handling of the lease renewal at McMullen Park...
Real Bedford re-branded from Bedford FC. Image: Real Bedford FC
The Real Bedford Football Club lease saga took another turn this morning (Monday) after club owner Peter McCormack pulled out of negotiations with Bedford Borough Council, and called...
The Bedford Town squad with a play-off winners banner after winning their play-off final against Waltham Abbey
Celebrations at Bedford Town will go long into the night after the Eagles beat Waltham Abbey 2-1 at The Eyrie to bounce back to step three football at the first time of asking...
The Bedford Town squad are lining up to come out for another game in the Southern League
The Eyrie will play host to the biggest - and final - game of the Southern League Central Division One season on Bank Holiday Monday as Bedford Town look for an immediate return to step three football...
Leon Lobjoit celebrating scoring a goal for Bedford Town
Bedford Town have secured their place in the Southern League Central Division One play-off final against Waltham Abbey with a 2-1 victory against Ware on Wednesday night at The Eyrie...
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Goalkeeper, Jack Marshall, 20, is recovering in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest on the pitch in Kempston Rovers' Southern League Central Division One tie against Hadley on Saturday afternoon...
Real Bedford Ladies celebrate a league title
Real Bedford Ladies have confirmed their status as Champions of the Eastern Region Women's Football League Premier Division after beating Luton Town 3-2 at McMullen Park on Sunday afternoon...
Liam Dulson, Ryan Blake and Leon Lobjoit are celebrating the first of four Bedford Town goals in their game against North Leigh
Bedford Town held up their end of the bargain on Saturday afternoon after brushing aside North Leigh at The Eyrie, but Biggleswade Town's 4-1 win against Ware secured them the Southern League...