Football

‘Missed opportunity’ for Pinchbeck United after disappointing Eastwood defeat

Pinchbeck United 1 Eastwood 2 Boss Lewis Thorogood struggled to hide his disappointment after seeing his Pinchbeck United side beaten 2-1 at home by Eastwood on Saturday. Kyle Wrenn gave the visitors a 1-0 lead at the break with a goal on 41 minutes, before they doubled their advantage through Louis Czerwak on the hour at the Sir Halley Stewart ...

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Whaley philosophical after suffering first defeat as Spalding United manager

Cambridge City 2 Spalding United 1 Spalding United suffered their first loss under boss Brett Whaley as they went down 2-1 at Cambridge City on Saturday. After a goalless first period at the The Glassworld Stadium, the hosts netted twice in ten second-half minutes through Jarid Robson (65) and Ryan Ingrey (75) to seize command. The Tulips rallied and pulled ...

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PDFL round-up: Tydd win to climb up table, Crowland Reserves battle out thriller

Tydd climbed into the top five in the ChromaSport PDFL Division One table with a 2-1 triumph over Eunice Huntingdon on Saturday. Second-half strikes from Edwin Pentney (49) and Matt Cousins (67) did the business for Tydd on home soil, despite Maciej Michnicki netting 15 minutes from time. In the same division, Crowland Town Reserves battled out an exciting 4-4 ...

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Ford treble steers five-star Moulton Harrox to Lions victory ahead of Long Sutton derby

Stamford Lions 0 Moulton Harrox 5 Co-boss Bobby Patterson toasted a job well done as Moulton Harrox made it six wins on the spin with a routine 5-0 win at Stamford Lions on Saturday. Resurgent striker Josh Ford led the charge with a trademark hat-trick at Borderville Sports Centre, while Gary Chappell and Harry Machin also netted. It’s six clean ...

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Saturday football: Defeats for Spalding United and Pinchbeck United, Moulton Harrox fire five in big win

Both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United suffered 2-1 defeats on Saturday, but there was another impressive win from in-form Moulton Harrox. Starting in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division, Spalding suffered their first loss under boss Brett Whaley as they went down 2-1 at Cambridge City. After a goalless first period, the hosts netted twice in ten second-half minutes through ...

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Spalding United told to build on weekend win as Whaley prepares for toughest test yet

Brett Whaley has urged his Spalding United side to put a winning run together as they bid to build on last weekend’s impressive victory over Shepshed Dynamo. The Tulips were back to something like their best in their 3-0 Pitching In NPL Midlands Division win at the Sir Halley, but Whaley insists that the trip to Cambridge City on Saturday ...

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Pinchbeck United boss Thorogood concerned by state of Sir Halley pitch ahead of Eastwood clash

Lewis Thorogood admits that the state of the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field pitch will play a big factor in how he sets up his side against Eastwood on Saturday (3pm). The surface took an absolute battering last weekend, with Spalding United’s game against Shepshed Dynamo one of the few non-league games in Lincolnshire to be played despite the heavy ...

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It’s ‘Plan B’ for Holbeach United as boss Clifton bids to beat drop with youngsters

Boss Danny Clifton has added two more new signings to his Holbeach United squad – taking the total to ten since he took on the job in December. The Tigers chief has snapped up central defender Bailey Baker from Deeping Rangers and left back Joshua Wilson from Yaxley, who are both youthful players. Indeed, all of Clifton’s recruits are youngsters ...

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PDFL round-up: Nice and three-sy victory for on-song Holbeach United Sports

The adverse weather conditions on Saturday didn’t seem to bother Holbeach United Sports as they raced to a 3-0 win over Oakham United Reserves in ChromaSport PDFL Division Two. Connor Bell, Jared Carver and sub Ben Mansour grabbed the goals at Holbeach United Community Sports Academy as the young Tigers secured an eighth victory of the season. In the same ...

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Macleod at double as improving Spalding United end winless run in fine style

Spalding United 3Shepshed Dynamo 0 Three goals in the last 18 minutes earned Spalding United a 3-0 victory over Shepshed Dynamo on Saturday – and gave Brett Whaley his first win as boss. Top scorer Jordan Macleod broke the deadlock for Spalding in the 72nd minute, before Shepshed keeper Brandon Ganley was sent off moments later for conceding a penalty. ...

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Ford stars as Moulton Harrox move into county semi-final in impressive style

Pointon 0 Moulton Harrox 2 A stunning strike from Josh Ford helped fire Moulton Harrox into the last four of the Lincs FA Junior Cup on Saturday as they defeated hosts Pointon 2-0. Ford, who has scored some sensational goals over the years, pulled one right out of the top drawer when he fired home a free-kick from distance in ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United bag first win under Whaley, UCL duo see games postponed and Moulton make county semi-finals

Spalding United secured their first win under new boss Brett Whaley on a rain-hit Saturday of football action. The Tulips, who were one of the few teams in Lincolnshire to get their game on due to the heavy rainfall, defeated Shepshed Dynamo 3-0 in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. All of the ...

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Pinchbeck United will look to approach Boston Town derby without fear

Lewis Thorogood has warned his Pinchbeck United team that they will have to play without fear if they are to get anything from their derby at Boston Town on Saturday. The Knights, who are one place and two points clear of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North drop zone, are big underdogs for the trip to take on the fourth-placed ...

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Consistency key for Spalding United boss Whaley as he bids to match the top teams

New Spalding United manager Brett Whaley wants his side to be matching the form of the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division big-hitters by the end of the season. Whaley, who left his role as Wisbech Town boss to take the Tulips’ job just before Christmas, is excited by the challenge that awaits him at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. ...

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Boss Clifton adds youth but needs experienced heads at Holbeach United for relegation scrap

Boss Danny Clifton admits that it’s proving difficult to nail down his best team and add experienced heads at Holbeach United. Having only taken two matches as Tigers chief, Clifton is beginning to put his own mark on the squad after handing out debuts to youngsters James Blake, George Warrington, Sam Harris and Lewis Baughan in the 1-1 draw at ...

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Both bosses happy enough after South Holland derby between Knights and Tigers ends up all square

Pinchbeck United 1 Holbeach United 1 The spoils were shared as South Holland rivals Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United played out a 1-1 draw on Monday. Both battling to stave off relegation in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North, the draw didn’t really suit either side at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. Holbeach, who handed starts to new signings ...

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Derby spoils shared as Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United battle out a draw

South Holland rivals Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United drew 1-1 in their Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North derby on Monday. In a clash between two of the leagues bottom three, the first half was goalless at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field as the Tigers fielded a number of debutants. And it was Danny Clifton’s side who went ahead early ...

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Whaley sees room for improvement as debutant Seymour-Shove rescues a point for Spalding United

Histon 1 Spalding United 1 A second-half goal from new signing Ben Seymour-Shove earned Spalding United a 1-1 draw at Histon on Saturday in what was Brett Whaley’s first game as boss. Whaley, who was named as the new permanent Tulips chief just before Christmas (more on page 23), would have been hoping that his new side would end their ...

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New Year’s Day football: Debut goal for Seymour-Shove secures point for Spalding United at Histon

A second-half goal from new signing Ben Seymour-Shover earned Spalding United a 1-1 draw at Histon on Saturday in what was Brett Whaley’s first game as boss. Spalding were favourites to end their four-game winless run against hosts Histon, who sat in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division relegation zone at the start of play. But, after a goalless first ...

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Thorogood admits Pinchbeck United deserved to be thrashed by Lockie-inspired Skegness

Skegness Town 5 Pinchbeck United 0 Pinchbeck United suffered a crushing 5-0 defeat at Skegness Town on December 28 as they finished the year just outside of the drop zone. A hat-trick from former Spalding and Holbeach United striker Jonny Lockie did most of the damage in the Ulhsport UCL Premier Division North clash, while Adam Millson and Macauley Parker ...

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