Junior football

Spalding United’s Blue boys are cup kings after completing junior double

Spalding United under-13 Blue are celebrating a famous cup double. The Blues were crowned winners of both the PJAL League Cup and the PFSDF Charity Cup, with both finals being played last month. The youngsters knocked out some very good opposition en-route to both finals, allowing them to successfully lift both cups. The first success saw them beat March Academy ...

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Crowland’s youngsters are boosted by Burmor’s brilliant backing

Crowland Juniors Under-12s Black have been given backing by a construction firm  currently building social housing in Spalding. Market Deeping-based Burmor Projects, which is working on 20 properties at Willow Walk in Spalding, has sponsored a smart new away kit bearing the club badge and the boys’ squad numbers. Burmor managing director Luke Boekestyn said: “I’m really pleased to be ...

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Footballers give vandals a kicking

Community football club Spalding United Youth have had fantastic support after vandals caused hundreds of pounds of damage to their main West Pinchbeck pitch causing some games to not go ahead. But an online appeal to raise £500 to cover the costs of the damage found at the Leaveslake Drove ground on Saturday hit its target in just hours. The ...

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A grand boost for Long Sutton Athletic’s youngsters

Long Sutton Athletic have expressed their gratitude to The Freemasons of Saint Mary Lodge. The group, from the province of Lincolnshire, provided the Magpies with a generous donation of £1,000, which will go towards their junior section. Presenting the cheque to Sutton chairman Paul Preston at London Road were the worshipful brothers Brian Hind and Dave Pateman. A Sutton spokesperson ...

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Fantastic four show their support for new Moulton Chapel team

Newly established Moulton Chapel under-11 girls Football Club has four local companies to thank for giving them sponsorship. Simon Barker Plumbing and Heating, of Magellan Way, Spalding (01775 760931 or 07796 525921) have sponsored the new home kit, while Insurance Brokers, Gauntlet Spalding, of 1 Cresswell Close, Pinchbeck (01775 660660 or email mickcunningham@gauntletgroup.com) have kindly sponsored the new away strip. ...

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Pinchbeck United young guns kitted out with help from TC Harrison Ford

Pinchbeck United under-16s are celebrating after securing sponsorship from TC Harrison Ford. All at the club would like to thank everyone at Pinchbeck branch of the Ford main dealers for the 2018/19 season sponsorship – which has been organised by Alan Holman of the branch. The red and black striped shirts display the instantly recognisable Ford logo and it is ...

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Football ground plan for village

Plans have been submitted to turn fields in Pinchbeck into a new football ground and sports field. Pinchbeck United Junior Football Club (PUJFC) has submitted an application for the change of use of fields in Northgate from agricultural land to football pitches. A feasibility study – which lists the nine sites PUJFC considered – states that the club plans for ...

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South Holland stopper Gill eyes first team place after impressing at Cambridge United

Talented teenage goalkeeper Jonah Gill is hoping to take the next step in his footballing career after securing the number one jersey for Cambridge United under-16s, writes James Clark. The South Holland stopper, who has been with Cambridge for six years, is bidding to make his mark with the first team in the coming years. The young keeper started his ...

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Dutch delight caps Holbeach United under-15 Yellow’s stellar season

By JAMES CLARK Holbeach United under-15 Yellow had a once in a lifetime opportunity last week when they took a trip to Holland to battle against two Dutch sides. The Tigers, who have been managed by Stuart Clark for the past seven years, have just enjoyed an amazing season. Clark and his assistant manager Dean Elston led the side to ...

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Spalding United’s unbeatable Blue boys bag brilliant Bourne success

Spalding United under-12 Blue are celebrating after an impressive tournament success over the weekend. The Blue boys were crowned champions at the annual Bourne Tournament on Sunday after a dominant display. They played four games in the group stages – winning every game – and then progressed to the final with a 2-0 semi-final success. That set-up a final with ...

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Pinchbeck United under-16s secure second spot with six-y showing against rivals

Pinchbeck United under-16s ended their campaign in style by beating high-flying rivals Hampton under-16s 6-2 at Knight Street to clinch second place in Division Three of the Peterborough and District Youth League. Pinchbeck, who are sponsored by Field House, started off the brighter of the two teams and their efforts were rewarded with a wonderful strike from Dawid Gos after ...

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Impressive Pinchbeck United under-9s bring home the bacon from Danish tournament

Pinchbeck United under-9 side showed England how to win a tournament abroad as they were crowned champions of the Norhaine Cup in Denmark. The team, coached by Andrew Tidswell and Aaron Eyett, came up against sides from Denmark, Sweden and Holland in the prestigious competition – which was the first for the team abroad. The first two days were about ...

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Davies at the double as Spalding Grammar School win maiden LB Cup

Spalding Grammar School’s senior football team lifted the coveted LB Cup crown for the first time after defeating Wellingborough 3-0. A double from top teenage talent Callum Davies and a late effort from substitute Kondwani Mwansa got the job done for the SGS boys, allowing skipper Sam East to proudly lift the trophy. Having been invited into the prestigious independent ...

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Unbeatable Pinchbeck United girls sign off their super season in typical style

Champions Pinchbeck United girls under-15s completed an unbeaten season on Saturday as they beat Comberton under-15s 7-1. The girls kicked off their season with an away win at Holbeach United back in September – and after Saturday’s game they finished with 14 victories and two draws, scoring 73 goals and only conceding eight. Having only formed three years ago, the ...

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Magic McGowan mauls Hungate with seven-goal haul for Pinchbeck United under-16s

Michael McGowan helped himself to a sensational seven-goal haul to inspire Pinchbeck United under-16s to an 8-2 victory over Hungate under-16s. Pinchbeck made the trip knowing that they needed a victory to keep the pressure on in the title race. Pinchbeck started the livelier of the two sides and were rewarded with the first of McGowan’s goals after ten minutes. ...

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Much-changed under-15 Yellows win Holbeach’s first PFA Cup in 31 years

Depleted Holbeach United Yellow under-15s overcame incredible odds to beat Peterborough Sports 2-1 in the final of the PFA Cup on Sunday morning. Joshua Ling and Harvey Wirkowski notched in the first half to give the young Tigers a 2-0 half-time lead at In2itive Park – and they held on for glory despite a strike from Sports sub Kyall Woods. ...

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Spalding Grammar School’s football team gunning for glory after reaching LB Cup final

Spalding Grammar School’s senior football team have reached the LB Cup final – a feat they have achieved only once before, back in 2011. Back then, the team faced penalty shoot-out heartbreak to lose, having been 3-0 down in the match. This year, the team are vowing to go one further and lift some silverware. The semi-final saw another away ...

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WEEKEND FIXTURES: The snow is forcing postponements across the board

Much of this weekend’s outdoor sport is likely to be postponed due to the heavy snowfall over the past few days. In football, Spalding United’s trip to Sheffield FC in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South was called off on Friday morning. Pinchbeck United’s fixture at Thrapston Town in ChromaSport UCL Division was also postponed on Thursday afternoon, while Holbeach United’s ...

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Spalding United to launch new under-18 Elite Development side

Spalding United have announced that they are launching an under-18s Elite Development side in the 2018/19 season. An application has gone in to enter a proposed suitable league for the team, alonsgide playing in the FA Youth Cup. The move further enhances Spalding’s plan – which is backed and supported by the board and first team manager Chris Rawlinson, to ...

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All-new Tulip Trophy set to attract top junior clubs to Spalding United

Spalding United Football Club are pleased to announce they will be hosting the inaugural Tulip Trophy in May 2018. The Tulip Trophy event is a football tournament for Academy and Elite Development sides from around England for under-7s through to under-12s in the first year. The event, which is co-ordinated by Spalding’s under-21s Development Manager Lewis Thorogood, will see sides ...

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