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Leon Lobjoit celebrates with Liam Dulson after scoring a penalty at Leighton Town
Lee Bircham made a successful return to Bell Close as his Bedford Town side comfortably saw off a lacklustre Leighton Town 2-0 on Saturday afternoon to take the title race to the final day...
Bedford Town celebrate a goal
Bedford Town were once again deadly in front of goal on another superb Eyrie night on Tuesday, thrashing Welwyn Garden City 5-1 and closing the gap on league leaders, Biggleswade Town in the process...
The Real Bedford squad celebrate a league title at McMullen Park
McMullen Park saw wild celebrations on Tuesday night after Real Bedford secured back-to-back league titles and the Spartans South Midlands Premier Division championship after their 2-0 win against London Lions...
Real Bedford re-branded from Bedford FC.Image: Real Bedford FC
With the end of the football season on the horizon, in which Real Bedford are on the cusp of back-to-back league titles, the club have now announced a significant investment from one of the...
Mo Ahmed playing for Real Bedford against Tring
The perfect McMullen Park weekend did not quite come to fruition for Real Bedford on Saturday afternoon as they drew a blank in drawing against play-off chasing, Tring Athletic...
Bedford Town celebrate another goal vs Hertford at The Eyrie in April 2024. Bedford Town Players smiling. Image: Simon Gill
The Eyrie bore witness to an utter demolition in the battle of the county towns, as seven Bedford goals saw them claim their largest victory of the season in the jostle for position at the top of...
Real Bedford striker Joey Evans scoring a penalty against Cockfosters
Real Bedford saw out their season in style on Wednesday night as they secured the league and cup double with a 3-1 victory over Cockfosters in the South Midlands Premier Division Cup Final...
Real Bedford celebrate a goal against FC Romania at McMullen Park in April 2024
Real Bedford smashed six past third placed, FC Romania on Tuesday night in a scintillating attacking display to all but secure back-to-back league titles at McMullen Park...
Real Bedford re-branded from Bedford FC.Image: Real Bedford FC
The local football landscape was thrown into uncharted territory last night (Friday), as the owner and chairman of Real Bedford FC published an open letter accusing mayor Tom Wootton...
Ben Stevens and Tom Hitchcock celebrate a goal for Real Bedford against Tring at McMullen Park in April 2024
Real Bedford's hopes of two trophies this season are well and truly alive after a comfortable 3-0 victory against Tring Athletic in the South Midlands Premier Division Cup on Saturday afternoon...
The 1971 England Women's Football Team. Image: Screenshot of BBC1's The One Show
In poetic coincidence with International Women’s Day, a new documentary entitled Copa 71, will grace our cinemas for the first time today (Friday, 8 March). The film follows the story of the...
Leon Lobjoit celebrates a goal at Biggleswade Town in the Southern League in April 2024
Leon Lobjoit's 40th minute winner gave Bedford Town a monumental 1-0 away victory at league leaders Biggleswade Town on a tense Easter Monday at the Yvette Brewer Stadium...