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Ebby Nelson-Addy 1
Another game, another draw for the Eagles, this time in the Preliminary round of the Buildbase FA Trophy, which means a replay on Tuesday at the Bright Management...
Cade Stevens-Abbey 1
Those that attended the Eagles first outing in the Southern League Cup, were in for a treat, eight goals and a penalty shot out that saw Bedford emerge as winners against...
Bedford Town made it six games without loss as they beat visiting Yaxley in the first twenty minutes of the game. The win followed a goalless draw against Aylesbury United last Tuesday...
Kempston Rovers Logo
Rovers had to suffer another late goal, this time to exit the Southern League Cup. A stoppage time Aaron Smith goal was enough to send the Saints through in this encounter. The visitors couldn’t...
After a week's break Bedford Eagles travelled to leafy Oxfordshire for this league fixture against North Leigh. The surroundings more resembled a scene from Downton Abbey than a football...
Bedford Town FC 2019 squad photo
Their Southern League Cup match against Peterborough Sports due to be played Tuesday has been postponed because of Sport's replay in the Emirates FA Cup.  With no match last Saturday...
Kempston Rovers action
Kempston Rovers manager Tony Joyce reshuffled his pack following the defeat on Bank Holiday Monday, with injuries and debuts changing the line up, Finlay Brennan was handed a start and...
Dan Walker
A game of two halves has never been a more appropriate term than in this outing for the Eagles, who were down and out at half time, but made a second half comeback to share the points on...
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St. Neots arrived at Hillgrounds on Monday (26 Aug) to face a Rovers side, unchanged from two days previously in the FA Cup at Gorleston. The Saints ultimately capitalised on two mistakes...
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A first half Gareth Hunt goal was enough to separate the teams in this FA Cup tie. Kempston Rovers progressed to the First Qualifying Round of the FA Cup for fifth successive season with...
Eagles President Frank Farmer and Secretary James Smiles with the Emirates FA Cup
The Emirates FA Cup came to town on Saturday as the Eagles entered and exited the competition at the preliminary round. A single goal from a determined Deeping Rangers meant it'll...
Bedford Ladies First Team 2019
Bedford Ladies Football Club got their new season underway last Sunday at Bedford Town's home, the Bright Management Eyrie. Bedford Ladies and Girls Club joined the Bedford Town family...