Football

Holbeach need points from tough Easter tests

Holbeach United’s hopes of finishing in the top ten of the UCL Premier Division now rely on taking points in both of their Easter fixtures. That’s the view of boss Glen Maddison, ahead of Saturday’s trip to Deeping Rangers (3pm) and season finale with Wisbech Town at Carter’s Park on Monday (3pm). Maddison had hoped his side would get something ...

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Rayment demands a champion Spalding display

Pat Rayment is all business ahead of a historic day for Spalding United. The Tulips chief is demanding a response from his side after their 2-0 loss at Huntingdon Town last weekend . Champions Spalding will get their chance for instant revenge as second-placed Huntingdon travel to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field for the reverse fixture this Saturday (3pm). ...

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Tidswell Talk: Don’t frown upon Tulips’ progress

We at the Spalding and South Holland Voice are delighted to tell you that Andrew Tidswell, one of the area’s most well-known football talents, will write a regular column for us. Andrew was top scorer for Holbeach United as they won the UCL Premier Division title last year – a feat he has repeated this season for Spalding United. He’s ...

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Maddison rues ‘fluke’ Wellingborough winner

Wellingborough Town 2 Holbeach United 1 A freak goal from Reece Brown denied Holbeach a deserved share of the spoils at the Dog and Duck on Tuesday night. The Wellingborough man looped a cross-cum-shot into the far top corner 20 minutes from time, leaving the Tigers with an uphill task to seal a top ten finish in the UCL Premier ...

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Trophy joy for Sutton Bridge and Punchbowl

Sutton Bridge and Punchbowl Panthers are both celebrating after lifting the Spalding Sunday Football League’s top two knockout trophies. Sunday’s League Knockout Cup final at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field saw ten-man Bridge beat Gosberton Sunday 2-0, despite the dismissal of Jake Lally for two yellow cards. It mattered little, with Matthew Eaton and Ben Partridge both notching to ...

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Holbeach Reserves still in hunt for top two finish

In-form Holbeach United Reserves are showing no sign of relenting in their bid for promotion from Peterborough League Division One. Omar Joof’s men cruised to a 3-0 derby triumph over South Holland rivals Sutton Bridge United on Saturday, leaving themselves ten points behind second-placed Langtoft United with three games in hand. Gary Chappell, Thomas Brooks and David Wilson all notched ...

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Holbeach end away woes with Wisbech win

Wisbech Town 0 Holbeach United 2 Glen Maddison savoured one of the best results of his tenure so far as Holbeach United upset the odds to earn a derby win at Wisbech on Saturday. Goals in each half from Kieron Elliott (20) and sub Tom Sergeant (66) did the business for the Tigers at the Fenland Stadium. The minor shock ...

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‘Worst-ever’ Spalding show will cost players

Huntingdon Town 2 Spalding United 0 Champions Spalding were handed their first away defeat of the UCL Premier Division season on Saturday as Huntingdon boosted their hopes of finishing as runners-up. In undoubtedly the game of the day anywhere in the UCL, the Tulips were left stunned by second-half strikes from Declan Rogers (58) and Ben Seymour-Shove (89) at Jubilee ...

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Rare Spalding loss as Holbeach see off Fenmen

Huntingdon Town handed champions Spalding United their first away defeat of the UCL Premier Division season on Saturday as they won 2-0 at Jubilee Park, while Holbeach United picked up an impressive 2-0 triumph at rivals Wisbech Town. In undoubtedly the game of the day anywhere in the UCL, Spalding were left stunned by second-half strikes from Declan Rogers (58) ...

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Tulips boss ‘attack’ claim after Diamonds win

Spalding United manager Pat Rayment alleges that he was punched in the face by a fan after Saturday’s 2-1 UCL Premier Division win at AFC Rushden and Diamonds. The claimed assault happened as Rayment left the locker rooms following the Tulips’ dramatic victory over Diamonds, which saw Dan Cotton net a last-gasp winner at the Dog and Duck. Spalding supremo ...

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Saturday successes for Tulips and Tigers

Dan Cotton’s last-minute strike earned Spalding United a 2-1 win over AFC Rushden and Diamonds on Saturday, while Holbeach United beat Desborough Town by the same score at Carter’s Park. In the big game of the day, UCL Premier Division champions Spalding gained revenge over the only side to beat them on the league this season as they came from ...

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FOOTBALL: Tulips fixture guide 2013/14

Look below for a comprehensive guide of the Tulips’ results, scorers and remaining football fixtures this season. SPALDING UNITED FIXTURES/RESULTS 2013/14 Key:UCL (UCL Premier Division); FAC (FA Cup); LCUP (UCL KO Cup); LST (Lincs Senior Trophy) AUGUST 10 (UCL) Spalding United 3 (Battersby, Gibson, Canoville) Northampton Sileby Rangers 1 13 (UCL) Boston Town 0 Spalding United 3 (Gibson, Mullarkey, Stainfield) ...

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FOOTBALL: Tigers fixture guide 2013/14

Here’s the best place to find all of the Tigers’ results, scorers and remaining football fixtures for this season. HOLBEACH UNITED FIXTURES/RESULTS 2013/14 Key: UCL (UCL Premier Division); FAC (FA Cup); LCUP (UCL KO Cup); LST (Lincs Senior Trophy) AUGUST 10 (UCL) Holbeach United 3 (Joachim, Tunstall, Yeatman) Harborough Town 2 14 (UCL) Huntingdon Town 2 Holbeach United 1 (Tunstall) 17 ...

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