Football

Roaring Holbeach United eye FA Vase run as Hussey talks up recent upturn in form

Just two weeks after questioning his own future as manager, Danny Hussey now feels his Holbeach United side are capable of taking on anybody at Step Five of the non-league ladder. The Tigers have won four games on the spin since Hussey’s frank and honest assessment of their shortcomings and now go into Saturday’s Buildbase FA Vase clash at South ...

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Dunn targets historic win for Pinchbeck United in huge FA Vase clash with Worcester

Pinchbeck United are gearing up for one of the biggest games in the club’s history this weekend. The Knights, fresh off the back of having three players sent off in a 5-1 Uhlsport UCL Premier Division loss at Boston Town, host a huge Buildbase FA Vase first round clash with Worcester City on Saturday (3pm). Player/boss Ian Dunn admits that ...

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First-half Lockie strike fires Holbeach United to fourth win on spin

Holbeach United 1Rothwell Corinthians 0 Jonny Lockie continued his fine form in front of goal by firing Holbeach United to a 1-0 win over Rothwell Corinthians on Wednesday night. Striker Lockie netted on 23 minutes to settle the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at Carter’s Park. Rothwell had a man sent off after the break, making it easier for Danny ...

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Dunn left embarrassed by Pinchbeck United showing as three red cards mar derby defeat

Boston Town 5Pinchbeck United 1 “Embarassed” Ian Dunn admitted that he was at his lowest ebb as Pinchbeck United boss after seeing three players sent off in a 5-1 defeat at Boston Town on Tuesday night. Goals from former favourites Lee Beeson (2) and Alex Beck had the Knights trailing the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby 3-0 at half-time. James ...

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PDFL round-up: Moulton Harrox back in business with home win, Sutton secure county success

Moulton Harrox bounced back from successive defeats to defeat Oakham United 3-1 in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday. The defending champions were inspired by a Declan Earth double at Broad Lane, while Billy King got their other goal. The only sour note for Kev Nottingham’s side was a red card to midfielder Louis Steadman on his return to ...

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Hussey thrilled with performance as Holbeach United hit top form in six-y showing

Holbeach United 6Cogenhoe United 0 Danny Hussey piled praise on his Holbeach United side after seeing them smash Cogenhoe United 6-0 on Saturday. The Tigers made it three wins on the spin with a dominant display against their Uhlsport UCL Premier Division rivals at Carter’s Park, with Josh Ford helping himself to a hat-trick. Red-hot hitman Ford netted on 21, ...

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Tired Tulips are tonked at Glossop as boss Easton welcomes a two-week break

Glossop NE 6Spalding United 1 Spalding United slumped to their heaviest defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East Division season so far as Glossop North End thrashed them 6-1 on Saturday. The Tulips, who now have two weeks without a game, were comprehensively defeated in Derbyshire as Porya Ahmadi (13, 33 and 60) helped himself to a hat-trick. Mohammed Sheriff ...

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Pinchbeck United test runaway leaders but ultimately suffer defeat

Pinchbeck United 0Shepshed Dynamo 3 Seemingly unstoppable Shepshed Dynamo made Pinchbeck United their latest Uhlsport UCL Premier Division scalp on Saturday – but the Knights made them work hard for their 3-0 victory. A Reece Morris strike (41) gave Dynamo a 1-0 half-time lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, before late efforts from Harry Wakefield (78) and Matt ...

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Saturday football: Six of the best for Tigers, but Tulips and Pinchbeck are well beaten

Holbeach United were the big South Holland winners on Saturday as they smashed six goals, but both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten. It was a day to remember for Holbeach In the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, as they battered old foes Cogenhoe United 6-0 in a one-sided Carter’s Park affair. Josh Ford helped himself to a hat-trick ...

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Easton asks for one last push from his tired Spalding United ahead of quiet October

Matt Easton has issued a rallying cry to his walking wounded Spalding United squad ahead of what looks like being their only fixture for the entirety of October. The Tulips make the long trip to Glossop North End on Saturday (3pm) knowing that it’ll be at least a few more weeks before they have another game in the BetVictor NPL ...

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Hussey keen to put Holbeach United’s bitter rivalry with Cogenhoe to bed ahead of clash

Boss Danny Hussey doesn’t believe that the recent bad blood between Holbeach United and Cogenhoe United exists anymore ahead of Saturday’s showdown. The two Uhlsport UCL Premier Division sides have built up something of a heated rivalry over the past few seasons – which has included Cogenhoe turning up for a game that they didn’t know was postponed and a ...

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Dunn: In-form Pinchbeck United confident of testing league leaders Shepshed

Ian Dunn insists that Pinchbeck United won’t be intimidated by all-conquering Uhlsport UCL Premier Division leaders Shepshed Dynamo ahead of their clash this weekend. Table-toppers Shepshed have won all eight of their games so far this season and sit five points clear at the summit ahead of their Saturday visit to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (3pm). Hosts Pinchbeck ...

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PDFL round-up: Red-hot Crowland Town go top by walloping Whittlesey 11-0

Crowland Town were the big winners in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday as they smashed hosts Whittlesey Athletic Reserves 11-0. The Division One side roared to the top of the table in formidable fashion, with Ethan Allen helping himself to a hat-trick at Manor Leisure Centre. The other goals came from Danny Firth (2), Jamie Beeken, Harry Grigas, ...

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Dunn frustrated but able to take the positives as Knights blow a 2-0 lead at Chenecks

ON Chenecks 2Pinchbeck United 2 A last-gasp leveller denied Pinchbeck United a much-needed victory on Saturday as Northampton ON Chenecks snatched a Uhlsport UCL Premier Division point. Aaron Eyett (8) opened the scoring and then Ollie Maltby’s effort (21) looked to have put Ian Dunn’s side in a strong position for a much-needed win. But the hosts hit back with ...

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Hussey’s delight as Holbeach United finally show their teeth in Rugby Town win

Holbeach United 3Rugby Town 1 Resurgent Holbeach United produced their best performance in some time as they defeated Rugby Town 3-1 on Saturday. The Tigers went ahead on the half hour through Jonny Lockie, but were pegged back by Jazz Luckie’s strike five minutes before the break in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at Carter’s Park. That gave Danny ...

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No excuses from Easton as injury-ravaged Spalding United are dumped out of FA Trophy

Chasetown 5Spalding United 1 By RAY TUCKER Spalding United’s recent woes in Football Association competitions continued on Saturday with a thumping 5-1 defeat at the hands of ten-man Chasetown in the extra preliminary round of the FA Trophy on Saturday. Only two weeks earlier the teams shared the points in the BetVictor NPL South East Division clash at the same ...

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Saturday football: Tulips dumped out of FA Trophy, Tigers on-song and Pinchbeck denied at death

Spalding United suffered a bitterly disappointing FA Trophy exit on Saturday as they lost 5-1 at ten-man Chasetown, while in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division Holbeach United enjoyed a fine 3-1 win over Rugby Town and Pinchbeck United drew 2-2 at ON Chenecks. Starting with the Tulips, they made a great start in the Extra Preliminary Round clash and went ...

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Manager Hussey admits that he’s unsure of his future at Holbeach United

Frustrated Holbeach United manager Danny Hussey admits that he’s considering his future at the club due to the attitude of a large percentage of his squad. Despite still being in all of the cup competitions barring the Emirates FA Cup and having only lost twice in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, Hussey admits that he’s at his wit’s end with ...

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Easton targets an FA Trophy run to boost the Spalding United coffers

Boss Matt Easton wants to lead his Spalding United side to a money-spinning run in this season’s FA Trophy. The Tulips, who haven’t fared overly well in the national competition in recent years, visit BetVictor NPL South East Division rivals Chasetown for what looks like a potentially winnable tie on Saturday (3pm). The duo drew 2-2 in the league just ...

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Wednesday football: Tulips pick up point at leaders, Tigers fire five in cup cruise

Spalding United drew 1-1 at BetVictor NPL South East Division leaders Carlton Town on Wednesday night, while Holbeach United walloped Whittlesey Athletic 5-1 in the KitmanUK UCL League Cup. Starting with Spalding, Tom Maddison’s 32nd minute penalty saw them trailing 1-0 at in-form Carlton at the break. But Joel Brownhill levelled for the Tulips in the closing stages to secure ...

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