Football

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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Shipley strikes back but Knights are held

A Chris Shipley goal continued Pinchbeck United’s unbeaten run at Peterborough Northern Star on Tuesday night, but the Knights were frustrated in their bid for the three points. It was a lacklustre showing in the first half from Pinchbeck and they fell behind just after the half hour mark. Ricky Lovelace had no chance when Tom Mann curled home a ...

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Knights held by dogged Eynesbury

Future Sports United Counties League Eynesbury Rovers 2 Pinchbeck United 2 Pinchbeck United were held to a draw by 10-man Eynesbury Rovers in the Future Spots United Counties League Premier Division on Saturday. The Knights were a goal and man up as they bid to finish fourth in their first season at this level. But they had to settle for ...

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Saturday football: Tulips lose key clash, draws for Tigers and Pinchbeck, Moulton Harrox clinch PDFL title

Spalding United were beaten 1-0 by relegation rivals Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday, while both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United were held to draws in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, they slipped up 1-0 in their Evo-Stik NPL East Division “six-pointer” against Steels after a late strike from Morris – assisted by former favourite Jordan ...

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Dunn impressed as red-hot Pinchbeck United finally find their best form

Positive Pinchbeck United player/boss Ian Dunn believes that his side are now showing what they are truly capable of in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division. The Knights, who have achieved back-to-back promotions from the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division and UCL Division One, are in the race for a top four finish in their first-ever season at Step Five of ...

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Hussey: My Holbeach United honeymoon period is now over

Danny Hussey has vowed to ring the changes this weekend after declaring his honeymoon period as Holbeach United boss over. The Tigers were humbled 3-0 at home against Newport Pagnell Town on Saturday  – and Hussey admits that he saw the first Future Lions UCL Premier Division defeat of his tenure coming. Despite seeing his side reach the UCL Knockout ...

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Don-Duncan insists that spirits are still high at Spalding United ahead of ‘six-pointer’

Spalding United welcome one of their chief relegation rivals to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday. Stocksbridge Park Steels, who are just a point clear of the 18th-placed Tulips in 15th, picked up a crucial 3-2 success over basement side Gresley on Tuesday night. The race for survival is likely to go to the wire this season, with ...

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Impressive first fixture for Spalding’s walking footballers

Spalding and District Walking Football Club have been invited to play in a host of matches and tournaments across the East of England over the next few months. The team, who have been running since the beginning of 2018, train twice weekly with their coach Holly Barrett from Give It Some Fizz – Fitness, Sports and Education. Last weekend saw ...

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PDFL round-up: Moulton Harrox smash nine to close in on the Premier Division title

A whopping 9-2 win over Langtoft United moved Moulton Harrox to within a whisker of the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title on Saturday. Goals from Danny Maddison (3), Joe Townsend (3), Marcus Parry (2) and Danny Lambe-Hyner at Broad Lane put Harrox in an almost unassailable lead, with Thorney now the only side able to stop them. That would, however, ...

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Dunn salutes ‘best performance’ as Maltby stunner caps great Pinchbeck United win

Pinchbeck United 7 N’Hampton ON Chenecks 0 Ollie Maltby scored an outrageous long-range goal as Pinchbeck United romped to a super 7-0 success over ON Chenecks on Saturday. Top scorer Maltby was the star of the show in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field as he netted a hat-trick – including a ...

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Newport Pagnell hand Hussey his first league loss as Holbeach United manager

Holbeach United 0 Newport Pagnell 3 Disappointed boss Danny Hussey admitted that his Holbeach United side were bettered in every department on Saturday as Newport Pagnell Town handed them a 3-0 home reverse. First-half goals from Michael Lyons (10) and Dom Lawless (penalty 28) gave the Swans a 2-0 lead at the break, before Josh Winters rounded off the win ...

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