Junior football

Burmor Projects deliver sponsorship boost to Crowland under-13s

Burmor Projects has extended its sponsorship backing for CrowlandJuniors under-13s. The Market Deeping-based construction firm has provided a new home kit and personalised training tops for the team. Burmor managing director Luke Boekestyn, pictured with captain Dylan Enright, said: “I’m really pleased to be able to continue our support of the team with this sponsorship. “These past few months have ...

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Duo hit hat-tricks as Holbeach United under-18s shine on their FA Youth Cup debut

Holbeach United under-18s produced a sensational showing in their first-ever game in the FA Youth Cup on Monday night. The young Tigers romped to an 8-0 win over Harborough Town under-18s in the Preliminary Round at Carter’s Park. Talented young striker James Clark helped himself to a hat-trick, a feat matched by team-mate Charlie Parks in the one-sided showdown. Harvey ...

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Plans in place for football’s kick off

The government has given the go-ahead for football to return with clubs set to start pre-season friendlies in August ahead of the start of the leagues in September. The FA announced at the weekend that full contact training is now permitted as the clubs get ready for the regular season. Both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United have announced their pre-season ...

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Popular refereeing course is a big hit with Spalding Grammar School students

Some 15 candidates recently completed the FA Basic Referees’ Course at Spalding Grammar School – the fourth successive year this course has run. The candidates were put through their paces by the Lincolnshire FA referee tutors. Lincolnshire FA’s referee development officer Michael Brader led the course, along with experienced referee and trainer Rob Windle. The course entailed a two-hour evening ...

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Noah’s development caps a great season for Holbeach United under-8s Black

Their season may have ended a little earlier than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic – but everyone at Holbeach United Black under-8s is reflecting on a real year of progress. Under the guidance of manager Rob Green, who stepped up from his role as assistant last summer, the young Tigers are looking more than ready for their first taste ...

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Holbeach United’s methods are bearing fruit as under-18s reach county final

The talented teens in Holbeach United’s under-18s squad made a little slice of history on Sunday. Second-half goals from Jack Forster, Charlie Parkes and Jordan Elston fired the Tigers to a 3-0 win over Collingham United in the semi-final of the Lincolnshire FA Under-18s Cup at Carter’s Park. That booked Holbeach a final showdown with either Cleethorpes Town or Grimsby ...

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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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