Bedford Town claim Championship showcase after strong fightback against Plymouth Parkway Bedford News

Bedford Town – celebrating their Division One Central title last week – added the Southern League Division One Championship trophy to their cabinet by beating Southern Division champions Plymouth Parkway 5-3 on Saturday Picture with the courtesy of

Gary Setchell’s men came back after trailing 3-1 at half-time, to equalize 15 minutes from time and secure the victory with two late goals.

The Division One South champions took the lead after 20 minutes in Saturday’s game, watched by a disappointing crowd of 302 at the Eyrie.

Plymouth Parkway made it 2-0 within half an hour before Dan Walker pulled one back for the Eagles for 2-1.

The visitors then restored their two-goal cushion just before half-time.

It took 20 minutes into the second half for Craig Mackail-Smith to give Bedford hope at 2-3 and Hugh Alban-Jones equalized in the 75th minute to create a final quarter exciting hour.

Just four minutes later, Rory McAuley made it 4-3 for the hosts and Mackail-Smith secured victory in the 90th minute for a 5-3 final score at Southern League Division One Central champions.

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