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Charlie Smith for Real Bedford at McMullen Park
Real Bedford won again on Saturday afternoon to gain three more points and take one further step towards the Spartans South Midlands Premier Division title after a comfortable 4-0 win...
Waltham Abbey goalkeeper tries to claim a cross with many players at Bedford Town
Bedford Town were left forlorn after a 95th minute winner for Waltham Abbey saw the Eagles fall to their fourth loss in five league games at the Eyrie on Saturday afternoon...
Leon Lobjoit playing for Bedford Town at Ware in March 2024
Both Bedford Town and Real Bedford struck late to stay on track in their respective title races on a dramatic Tuesday evening of non-league football in the Borough...
A second-half capitulation from Bircham’s Bedford Town sees the Eagles title hopes slip further away and Ware’s promotion challenge enlivened on an eventful Saturday afternoon in Hertfordshire...
This Saturday 23rd March is Non-League Day, another chance for football fans to give non-league football a go as the best players in the world embark on another international break...
Bedford Town attacker in action at The Eyrie against Hadley in March 2022
Bedford Town have surrendered the lead at the top of Southern League Central Division One after succumbing to a 3-0 home loss to play-off chasing, AFC Dunstable on Tuesday night...
Pemi Aderoju with Bedford Modern School Head of Football, Michael Park in March 2024
Former Bedford Modern student, Pemi Aderoju, is the latest Bedfordian to make an impact in the Football League after making his debut for Peterborough United in February...
Real Bedford squad
Second half goals from Josh Setchell and Joey Evans gave Real Bedford a big 2-0 win against playoff chasing Leverstock Green at McMullen Park on Saturday afternoon...
The Bedford Town squad are lining up to come out for another game in the Southern League
A spectacular double from Ryan Blake didn’t suffice for Bedford Town on Saturday as goals from McGettigan and Rolfe in the last half-an-hour secured a vital three points for relegation-threatened Hadley...
Palestine Corner flag QP Crescents Mar24
A youth football match was postponed on Sunday morning after opponents of Queens Park Crescents Under-8s, Wixams Wanderers, forfeited the game because of Palestinian corner...
Real Bedford's Josh Setchell against an MK Irish defender
A late Archie Jones goal for Real Bedford was ruled out in controversial fashion in the final minute as the two runaway leaders in Spartans South Midlands Premier Division...
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...