Pinchbeck United

Siemienczuk is spot-on for Pinchbeck United as they secure first league point

Pinchbeck United 1Peterborough Northern Star 1 Tom Siemienczuk’s late penalty earned Pinchbeck United their first point of the new Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season last Wednesday night. The frontman, who is a new signing for the Knights, scored from the spot five minutes from time at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field to peg back rivals Peterborough Northern Star in ...

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Caretaker Tate remains keen on taking Pinchbeck United job on a permanent basis

Alfie Tate has reiterated his desire to take over Pinchbeck United on a permanent basis. The 20-year-old caretaker boss, who recently became the youngest manager in the history of the Emirates FA Cup, has overseen the Knights’ first three games of the season. Pinchbeck chairman Gary Coomes recently admitted that he’s “hit a brick wall” in his search for a ...

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Positives for Pinchbeck United caretaker boss Tate to take despite heavy away loss

Wellingborough Town 4Pinchbeck United 1 Caretaker boss Alfie Tate saw plenty of reasons to be positive despite seeing Pinchbeck United lose 4-1 at Wellingborough Town on Saturday. Lloyd Buckby (pens 25 and 76), Bayley Leslie (65) and George Wingrove (9) netted the goals as Wellingborough sentenced the Knights to a second successive defeat in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Skipper ...

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Saturday football: Smith off as Tigers exit FA Cup, Pinchbeck fall to the bottom, Tulips end pre-season in style

Ten-man Holbeach United were dumped out of the Emirates FA Cup by Sheffield FC on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten at Wellingborough Town in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division and Spalding United concluded their pre-season with a timely victory. Starting with the Tigers, a perfect first-half hat-trick from prolific striker March Newsham was the catalyst for their FA ...

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Chairman Coomes admits that Pinchbeck United’s search for a new boss has hit ‘brick wall’

Pinchbeck United chairman Gary Coomes has revealed that his bid to appoint a new manager is proving more difficult than he first thought. The Knights supremo had hoped to have a new boss in place for the start of the new season, but he’s still not close to agreeing a deal with any candidate. Coomes admits that he did speak ...

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New FA Cup record for Pinchbeck United’s 20-year-old caretaker boss Tate

Pinchbeck United’s Alfie Tate wrote himself into Emirates FA Cup history last week. The Pinchbeck caretaker manager, who is 20, became the youngest manager in the 149-year history of the competition in Wednesday’s game against St Neots Town. The Knights lost the game 4-0 at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (see story, above) which Tate admits that he’d “swap” ...

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Tate admits Pinchbeck United’s attitude wasn’t up to scratch as Rugby hand them a home humbling

Pinchbeck United 0Rugby Town 6 A nightmare first half ensured that Pinchbeck United suffered a heavy defeat on the opening day of the new Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season. The Knights were five down at the break after goals from Liam Francis (3 & 23), Dylan Parker (7) and Danico Johnson (35 & 38) at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing ...

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Saturday football: Tigers edged out on opening day, Pinchbeck hit for six and Crowland impress on return

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United made losing starts to the new Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season on Saturday. The Tigers took an early lead at Anstey Nomads before suffering a 2-1 reverse, while the Knights were walloped 6-0 at home by Rugby Town. Starting with Holbeach, Phil Barnes couldn’t have wished for a better start to his first league ...

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Chairman Coomes not setting any targets as managerless Pinchbeck United prepare for tough Rugby test

Chairman Gary Coomes has revealed that there is no real target for Pinchbeck United ahead of the start of the new Uhslport UCL Premier Division season this weekend. The Knights, who are still without a manager after talks with their preferred candidate broke down, have the daunting task of hosting title hopefuls Rugby Town on Saturday (3pm). Pinchbeck would almost ...

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Ford fires Holbeach United to FA Cup victory but Pinchbeck soundly seen off by St Neots

A late Josh Ford winner earned Holbeach United an Emirates FA Cup win over Kirby Muxloe on Wednesday night, while Pinchbeck United lost at home to St Neots Town. In a tight tussle at Carter’s Park, Ford scored with a fine finish four minutes from time to give Holbeach a 1-0 win and set up a tie with Sheffield FC ...

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Pre-season: Four-some Spalding sink Holbeach, Pinchbeck on-song and Moulton impress at Star

Spalding United romped to a pre-season victory over perennial rivals Holbeach United on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United also enjoyed a big derby win and Moulton Harrox earned a decent draw. Starting with South Holland’s big two, it was Spalding who handed Holbeach a 4-1 home reverse to lift the Lincolnshire Free Press Trophy at Carter’s Park. Goals from Lewis Brownhill ...

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Chairman Coomes wants Pinchbeck United to have a new boss in place for opener

Pinchbeck United chairman Gary Coomes hopes to have a new manager in place for Wednesday night’s (September 2) Emirates FA Cup clash with St Neots Town. The Extra Preliminary Round clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (7.45pm) is the Knights’ first competitive game of the new season, with up to 150 fans expected to be able to attend. ...

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Pre-season: Will’s winner gives Holbeach United victory over Pinchbeck

A last-gasp strike from Will Barnes earned Holbeach United a 2-1 pre-season win over neighbours Pinchbeck United on Wednesday night. The Tigers came from behind to win the derby at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, setting up a Lincolnshire Free Press Trophy final with perennial rivals Spalding United at Carter’s Park on Saturday (3pm). An off-the-ball incident saw Mario ...

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Pre-season: 80-strong crowd see Holbeach United lose to Wisbech, Fenton sinks Deeping Rangers

The latest round of pre-season friendly fixtures on Saturday saw a number of derby clashes. Perhaps the pick of the fixtures saw Holbeach United entertain higher-graded rivals Wisbech Town at Carter’s Park. With close to 80 fans allowed into the ground for the first time since government guideiines for non-league football were relaxed, the Fenmen emerged as 2-0 winners. oth ...

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Time for a change as Dunn walks away from Knights

Jaded Ian Dunn admits that he has no regrets over his decision to resign as player/manager of Pinchbeck United. Six years after taking on the Knights job for a second time, Dunn informed chairman Gary Coomes of his intention to leave the UCL Premier Division club last Tuesday night. The former Spalding United and Holbeach United striker walks away as ...

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Dunn resigns as Pinchbeck United manager

Ian Dunn has resigned as Pinchbeck United manager after six years at the Knights. Dunn returned to the club as player/manager in May 2014 after previously overseeing its 2011/12 Peterborough and District League title triumph. After the spell as co-manager at Boston Town and as a player at Holbeach United, he returned to the Knights and took them out of ...

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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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Break will leave Dunn ready to go

Pinchbeck United boss Ian Dunn says he needed the long break that’s been afforded to him. Last season was a miserable one for the Knights as they sat rock bottom of the United Counties League Premier Division with just one win from 27 games. But with the season cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pinchbeck won’t be relegated. After regularly challenging ...

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Pinchbeck United player/boss Dunn will use break to re-energise himself

Ian Dunn isn’t thinking much about football at the moment – but he reckons the enforced break will be good for stress levels. After years of success that saw the player/boss take the Knights from the Peterborough League to fourth place in the UCL Premier Division last season, 2019/20 was a shock to the system. Before the season was declared ...

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UCL bosses Dunn and Hussey agree with big decision to null and void football season

Pinchbeck United are “obviously very happy” that the FA have expunged all record of the 2019/20 season. That’s the frank and honest assessment of player/boss Ian Dunn, who also admits that he feels for the teams that were having great seasons in the wake of last week’s big decision. The Knights were looking odds-on to be relegated from the Uhlsport ...

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