Football

Seven-up Moulton Harrox celebrate PDFL Premier Division title in typical fashion

Moulton Harrox rounded off their title winning league campaign in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division with a 7-0 win over ICA Sports on Saturday. Doubles from Danny Lambe-Hyner, Joe Townsend and Marcus Parry secured the big win at Broad Lane, while Declan Earth chipped in with a goal too. Kev Nottingham’s side finish with 24 wins and only two losses ...

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Dunn fumes as assistant referee’s key calls go against beaten Pinchbeck United

Pinchbeck United 1 Newport Pagnell Town 2 Ian Dunn was left fuming by two “atrocious” decisions on Saturday as his Pinchbeck United side suffered a 2-1 home defeat against Newport Pagnell Town. The Knights had gone ahead through a sensational left-footed half-volley from Jordan Nuttell on just three minutes of the Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash at the Sir ...

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Hussey rues Emery’s escape as Holbeach United are edged out by champions-elect

Holbeach United 1 Daventry Town 2 Holbeach United were unfortunate to lose 2-1 at home to Future Lions UCL Premier Division champions-elect Daventry Town on Saturday. All looked to be going well for the Tigers at Carter’s Park when Will Bird slotted them ahead on 13 minutes, but a second-half fightback edged Daventry closer to the title. Luke Emery, who ...

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Easton refuses to be downbeat after late strike denies Spalding United a potentially key victory

Pickering Town 1 Spalding United 1 A super strike by Spalding United skipper Leon Mettam secured a precious point in their bid for survival in Evo-Stik NPL East Division on Saturday – but it could have been so much more. In a tense encounter at relegation rivals Pickering Town, with points at a premium for both teams, Mettam broke the ...

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Saturday round-up: Spalding United denied key win, Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United lose at home

Spalding United were denied a huge victory by a last-minute goal at Pickering Town on Saturday, while both Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United suffered 2-1 defeats at home. Starting with the Tulips, they looked set for a huge Evo-Stik NPL East Division victory at relegation rivals Pickering Town when Leon Mettam fired them ahead with a curling finish on the ...

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Hussey makes a case for the defence as Holbeach United prepare for Daventry test

Boss Danny Hussey wants to see Holbeach United rediscover their defensive mettle this weekend. The Tigers, who haven’t won in four games, have a big home date with table-topping Daventry Town on Saturday (3pm). Any victory would help out Lincolnshire rivals Deeping Rangers, who are six points behind the long-term leaders in the race for the Future Lions UCL Premier ...

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Welcome return for Easton as Spalding United eye pivotal points at Pickering

Matt Easton hopes to return to the Spalding United fold in some capacity this weekend as their bid for survival in Evo-Stik NPL East Division continues. The Tulips make the trip to relegation rivals Pickering Town (3pm) this weekend in the precarious position of 18th, two points clear of the drop zone having played a game more than Carlton Town ...

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Dunn: Manager of month prize shows progress being made at Pinchbeck United

Proud Pinchbeck United player/boss Ian Dunn feels that his Future Lions UCL Premier Division manager of the month award for March shows how far the club have come. Dunn was named the league’s top boss for last month after going unbeaten in six games, winning three home games and drawing three testing away trips. It’s the first time he’s claimed ...

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Spalding walkers’ mixed bag of results against Wisbech Spitfires

Spalding and District Walking Football Club picked up three wins as they took on Wisbech Spitfires at Glen Park, Surfleet. They had a superb start to the first game scoring twice within the first few minutes but were quickly pegged back by the visitors, who went on to score four rapid goals. A late third goal from Spalding led to ...

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Hussey reads riot act as Holbeach United slump to Oadby defeat

Oadby Town 3 Holbeach United 1 Disillusioned Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey ripped into his side after seeing them humbled 3-1 at Oadby Town on Tuesday night. The Tigers were soundly beaten by their Leicestershire hosts at Freeway Park despite a consolation goal from Spencer Tinkler, as their hopes of a top four finish in the Future Lions UCL Premier ...

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Nuttell nets Pinchbeck United winner to keep fourth bid on track at Desborough

Desborough Town 0 Pinchbeck United 1 Jordan Nuttell fired the only goal on Saturday as Pinchbeck United edged out Desborough Town 1-0 to strengthen their grip on fourth place in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division. Striker Nuttell, who has been plagued by injury this season, met an Alex Beck cross at the back post on 49 minutes to settle ...

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Physical Cogenhoe ‘too strong’ for Holbeach United but Hussey felt a defeat was harsh

Cogenhoe United 3 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey admits that his Holbeach United side were out-muscled by physical hosts Cogenhoe United on Saturday. The Cooks came from behind to beat Holbeach 3-2 in a ding-dong Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash at Compton Park on Saturday, with boss Hussey offering few excuses. Matt Long nodded the home side into a ...

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Weekend round up – Spalding and Holbeach lose, Pinchbeck win

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United suffered defeats today (Sat), but Pinchbeck are back to winning ways. Spalding United lost 2-1 at home to Ossett United in the Evo-Stik East. A full match report is here. Up against the side that began the day just below them in the Future Sports United Counties League Premier Division, Holbeach United lost 3-2 ...

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Early lead over-turned as Tulips lose to Ossett

Evo-Stik League East Division Spalding United 1 Ossett United 2 Despite taking an early lead, relegation threatened Spalding United were unable to get anything from a home game against play-off chasing Ossett United. Thankfully for the Tulips, the bottom two, Gresley and Carlton Town also lost. But at half-time Spalding were in front and in line for what would have ...

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‘Tulips need you’ – Rallying cry from Spalding United

Spalding United’s assistant manager Lewis Thorogood is calling on the town to get behind his side for six games he says are “as important, if not more important” than recent promotion play-offs. The Tulips host play-off chasing Ossett United at the Sir Halley Stewart on Saturday and go into the game two points above second from bottom Carlton who have ...

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Moulton Harrox claim ’emotional’ title

Moulton Harrox are the ChromaSport Peterborough and District Premier Division champions for the third time in seven years. Despite unusually having a player sent off when they scored (see page 36), Kev Nottingham and Paul Crowson’s charges earned a 1-1 draw at home to Whittlesey Athletic to seal the title with two games to spare. The club held a minute’s ...

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Dunn wants more from Knights

Pinchbeck United manager Ian Dunn says his side have to do the basics better after two draws last week. The Knights were held 2-2 against 10 man Eynesbury on Saturday and 1-1 at Peterborough Northern Star on Tuesday night. They haven’t lost too much ground on those around them who also picked up draws. But Dunn is after more from ...

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Lemon assist leaves Tulips with sour taste of defeat

Two teams locked in an epic relegation battle, were engaged in a dour contest at the Sir Halley Stewart Field on Saturday. The pressures weighing heavily on the shoulders of both sets of players were evident from the early stages of this Evo-Stik League East Division game. It was clearly obvious that, the lack of quality play, which both teams ...

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Bird flies in to earn a point for Tigers at Rothwell Corinthians

Holbeach United had to settle for a point as they were held by relegation threatened Rothwell Corinthians in the Future Lions United Counties League on Saturday. The Tigers fell behind to a free kick routine from the visitors as they struggled to find their feet in the first half. However, the Tigers eventually took control of the match at Carter’s ...

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Panton’s goal helps Moulton to title

Despite having a man sent off while scoring themselves, Moulton Harrox wrapped up the ChromaSport Peterborough and District Football League Premier Division title on Saturday. Needing just a point to wrap up the title Moulton fell behind to Whittlesey Athletic and a Jack Carter goal, in the first half at Broad Lane. Then came the 65th minute controversy, Tom Panton ...

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