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Hussey rues mistakes and potential red card as Corby dump Holbeach United out of FA Cup

Corby Town 4 Holbeach United 0 Depleted Holbeach United suffered a hefty 4-0 loss at Corby Town on Saturday as their interest in the Emirates FA Cup ended for another season. Stephen Diggin (26 & 35) gave the higher graded Steelmen a nice early cushion, before Elliot Sandy made it 3-0 on 48 minutes. Ex-Tiger Jake Duffy rounded off the ...

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PDFL round-up: Surprise cup exit for Moulton after shoot-out defeat

Moulton Harrox were knocked out of the PFA Senior Cup by ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division rivals Peterborough Polonia on Saturday. Finalists last season, Harrox were held to a 2-2 draw by their hosts after extra time – but lost the penalty shoot-out 4-3. Two goals from defender Ashley Coddington weren’t enough for Kev Nottingham’s side, who also had substitute Luke ...

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Boss Easton disappointed by referee as Spalding United lose FA Cup cracker

Spalding United 2 Dereham Town 4 Matt Easton rued two poor refereeing decisions as his Spalding United side were dumped out of the Emirates FA Cup 4-2 by Dereham Town on Saturday. In a preliminary round clash that was that was packed full of excitement and drama, the Tulips led 1-0 at half-time thanks to Kegan Everington’s strike direct from ...

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Saturday football: FA Cup exits for Spalding United and Holbeach United

South Holland’s interest in the Emirates FA Cup is over for another season after both Spalding United and Holbeach United were knocked out of the competition on Saturday. The Tulips suffered a somewhat controversial 4-2 home defeat against Dereham Town in the preliminary round, while the Tigers were soundly beaten 4-0 at higher-graded Corby Town. Starting with Spalding, they led ...

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Easton: FA Cup run is an important objective for Spalding United this year

Matt Easton is determined to improve Spalding United’s recent poor form in the Emirates FA Cup. The Tulips host Isthmian League North Division side Dereham Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday (3pm) as they bid to mount a decent run in the competition for the first time in recent memory. Boss Easton feels that going on ...

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Hussey wants Holbeach United to show some steel ahead of tough Corby clash

Bullish boss Danny Hussey insists that he and his Holbeach United side are bang up for their Emirates FA Cup clash at higher-graded Corby Town on Saturday (3pm). The Tigers are underdogs for the Preliminary Round showdown with the BetVictor Southern Central Division based Steelmen at Steel Park, which will net the winner £2,890 (losers £960) of FA prize money. ...

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Lockie at the double as Holbeach United earn derby draw with Deeping

Holbeach United 2 Deeping Rangers 2 Jonny Lockie struck twice against his former club as Holbeach United drew 2-2 with rivals Deeping Rangers on Wednesday night. Dan Jarvis fired Deeping ahead early on, but two Lockie efforts put the Tigers 2-1 ahead at half time in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby at Carter’s Park. However, the Clarets levelled through ...

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Quick-fire second-half strikes secure another victory for unbeaten Spalding United

Spalding United 2 Loughborough Dynamo 0 Two goals in three second-half minutes gave Spalding United an eye-catching 2-0 win over Loughborough Dynamo on Tuesday night – and kept their flawless start to the new season going. After a goalless first period at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, Ben Richards (49) and Scott Floyd (52) netted to settle the BetVictor ...

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Spencer’s sending off sours Hussey’s mood despite Holbeach United victory

Anstey Nomads 0 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey was happy enough with Holbeach United’s 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads on Saturday – but admits that a red card to skipper Spencer Tinkler soured his mood. Strikes in either half from Josh Ford (penalty) and Jonny Lockie made it two Uhlsport UCL Premier Division wins on the trot for the Tigers ...

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Easton talks up Jackson impact as Spalding United make the perfect start

Sutton Coldfield Town 0 Spalding United 2 Spalding United got their BetVictor Northern Premier South East League campaign off to a glorious start with an impressive victory at Coles Lane on Saturday. A superb opening day performance of neat passing and attacking football on a 3G pitch proved too much for the home side and the Tulips’ margin of victory ...

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Saturday football: Amazing start for Tulips, Tigers win again and Harrox stay perfect

Spalding United made an hugely impressive start to the new BetVictor NPL South East Division season with a 2-0 victory at Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United’s fine form continued with a 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Jamie Jackson (penalty 19) and Ben Richards (52) secured ...

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Home humbling for Pinchbeck United but Ross looks forward to a brighter future

Pinchbeck United 1 Harborough Town 4 Youthful Pinchbeck United were handed a 4-1 home humbling by clinical Harborough Town as their tricky start to the new season continued. Goals from Daniel Forbes (17), Ben Williams (43) and Finlay Gray (57 & 69) sank the Knights in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on ...

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Eyett and Edwards return as Dunn looks to add experienced heads to Pinchbeck squad

New signings are badly needed to kick-start Pinchbeck United’s season. That’s the view of player/boss Ian Dunn ahead of Saturday’s Uhlsport UCL Premier Divisions showdown with Harborough Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday (3pm). The new-look Knights are lacking in step five experience after a summer of upheaval – and Dunn is hopeful of adding as ...

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Holbeach United look at fresh faces with Hussey left short ahead of Anstey trip

Danny Hussey admits that his Holbeach United squad is down to the bare bones – and he’s already having to dip back into the transfer market. Injuries to Michael Frew (at least two months out) and Jono Fairweather (two more weeks out) have be compounded by the loss of Joe Smith (hamstring), while Joe Braithwaite is also out of Saturday’s ...

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Boss eyes ‘major improvement’ as Spalding United bid to banish past woes

Matt Easton hopes that this will be the season that everybody at Spalding United begins enjoying their football again. The boss reckons that the feel-good factor has returned to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field ahead of their BetVictor NPL South East Division opener at Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday (3pm). After narrowly avoiding relegation last season following a crippling ...

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PDFL round-up: Two wins from two for Harrox, Tydd hit back to stun Sutton in derby

Declan Earth grabbed the only goal as Moulton Harrox began the defence of their ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title with a 1-0 win at Oakham United on Saturday. In what proved to be a close contest, Harrox found themselves level at half-time following a goalless first 45 minutes. But Kev Nottingham’s side – who included defender Jonny Clay in their ...

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Cash in the bank as Holbeach United ease to FA Cup victory and set up Corby clash

Holbeach United 2 Fakenham Town 0 First-half goals from Jack Smith and Spencer Tinkler eased Holbeach United to an Emirates FA Cup victory over lower-graded Fakenham Town on Saturday. Smith arrowed home the opener after 20 minutes of the extra preliminary round clash at Carter’s Park, before skipper Tinkler (40) stabbed home the second in the closing stages of the ...

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No excuses from Dunn as Pinchbeck United fall at the first FA Cup hurdle again

Gorleston 1 Pinchbeck United 0 Pinchbeck United’s search for a first-ever Emirates FA Cup victory will drag into next season after Gorleston edged a tight tussle 1-0 on Saturday. A second-half strike from Aaron Sanders denied the Knights what would have been a winnable extra preliminary round replay on day when chances were at a premium. Player/boss Ian Dunn admitted ...

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Saturday football: Tigers progress in Emirates FA Cup but Knights are dumped out

South Holland duo Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United endured mixed fortunes in the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday. It was joy for Holbeach, who saw off Fakenham Town 2-0 at Carter’s Park thanks to first-half goals from Jack Smith and skipper Spencer Tinkler. Danny Hussey’s side will make the trip to play Coby Town in the next round. However, Pinchbeck’s ...

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Pinchbeck United are gunning for sweet FA Cup victory by the seaside

Ian Dunn is hoping that Pinchbeck United can register their first-ever win in a Football Association (FA) competition on Saturday. The Knights make the trip to Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division side Gorleston in the Extra Preliminary Round of the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday (3pm) on what promises to be a big day for the club. Pinchbeck suffered ...

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