Pinchbeck United

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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Football Association declare football seasons null and void for South Holland sides

All of South Holland’s football teams have kicked their last ball this season after the FA today (Thursday) announced the end of the season for non-league teams from steps three to seven. All results over the season will be declared null and void, with no champions crowned, promotions awards and relegations suffered. The following statement has this afternoon been released ...

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United Counties League season ‘set to be declared over’ after FA meeting on Tuesday

Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United may have kicked their last ball this season after the FA all but declared the United Counties League campaign over. A meeting involving all of the Step Five and Six clubs was held on Tuesday afternoon – with the FA advising that the season should now finish with immediate effect. However, a decision as to ...

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Dunn: Unfair to enforce relegation and promotion if football season isn’t finished

Ian Dunn doesn’t see a happy ending to the coronavirus crisis for football teams across the pyramid. The Pinchbeck United player/boss, whose side sit in the sole UCL Premier Division relegation place, says it’d be unfair to crown champions or enforce promotions and relegations if the season doesn’t continue but isn’t declared void. But he also feels that a transfer ...

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Coronavirus shuts down all local football leagues as NPL, UCL and PDFL are suspended

There will be no football in the BetVictor NPL, Uhlsport UCL and ChromaSport PDFL for the foreseeable future after all three leagues shut down on Monday due to the coronavirus crisis. That leaves Spalding United, Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United and the rest of the teams across South Holland without fixtures until at least April. More to follow.

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Dunn happy with effort despite seeing Knights fall five points from safety

Shepshed Dynamo 2 Pinchbeck United 1 Another spirited performance from Pinchbeck United went unrewarded on Tuesday night as title hopefuls Shepshed Dynamo edged them out 2-1. In a game played at Aylestone Park, Jake Betts put Uhlsport UCL Premier Division title favourites Dynamo ahead on 33 minutes. But the expected the deluge of goals failed to follow, with the Knights ...

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Tuesday football: Defeats for both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United

Spalding United slipped to a fourth defeat on the spin as Chasetown handed them a 3-0 home reverse on Tuesday night, while Pinchbeck United went down 2-1 at Shepshed Dynamo. The Tulips are now 16th in BetVictor NPL South East Division after goals from Jimmy O’Neill (35) and George Cater (84 & 87) at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. ...

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Dunn rues Pinchbeck United’s luck as Cogenhoe edge tight basement battle

Pinchbeck United 1 Cogenhoe United 2 A hard-working Pinchbeck United performance failed to yield any points as Cogenhoe United came from behind to win 2-1 at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday. All looked to be going to plan for the Knights when Pat Kacirek fired them into a 22nd-minute lead with a low finish into the near ...

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Saturday football: Ten-man Tigers beaten at Shepshed, Pinchbeck defeated at home

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United suffered defeats in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division on Saturday to hit their hopes at opposite ends of the table. The Tigers went down 4-1 at title rivals Shepshed Dynamo, while rock-bottom Pinchbeck suffered a 2-1 home reverse against fellow strugglers Cogenhoe United. In a lively opening at Butthole Lane, Reece Morriss (9) fired ...

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Dunn’s dismay as errors prove costly again for Pinchbeck United at Desborough

Desborough Town 2 Pinchbeck United 0 Deflated Ian Dunn admitted that he doesn’t know where Pinchbeck United’s next positive result is coming from after a disappointing 2-0 defeat at Desborough Town on Tuesday night. Two individual errors cost the Knights dear in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at Waterworks Field as goals from Iain Blaikie (34) and Giuseppe Freitas ...

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Tuesday football: Controversial late penalty sinks Tigers, Knights beaten

It was a night to forget for both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division on Tuesday. The Tigers slipped up 1-0 at Lutterworth Town thanks to a controversial last-minute penalty, while goals from Iain Blaikie (34) and Giuseppe Freitas (71) sentenced Pinchbeck to a 2-0 loss at Desborough Town. The losses leave Holbeach and the ...

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Saturday football: South Holland’s big three all see matches postponed

Spalding United, Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United all saw their scheduled fixtures postponed on Saturday morning. A 9am pitch inspectiton deemed the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field waterlogged and put paid to the Tulips’ BetVictor NPL South East Division clash with Carlton Town. Likewise, Holbeach and Pinchbeck had their respective Uhlsport UCL Premier Division games at ON Chenecks and Lutterworth ...

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Dunn hopes UCL will extend season after latest Pinchbeck United postponements

Pinchbeck United player/boss Ian Dunn reckons that the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season may need to be extended this year. The Knights, who are bottom of the table, are one of many teams to be way behind with their fixtures after the dreadful weather so far in 2020. Pinchbeck haven’t played since February 11, with Saturday’s home date with Boston ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach battle past ill-disciplined Nirvana, Spalding battered and Pinchbeck game off

Holbeach United defeated eight-man Leicester Nirvana 2-0 on Saturday, while Spalding United were crushed 5-0 at Cleethorpes Town and Pinchbeck United saw their fixture postponed. Starting with Holbeach, goals from Liam Adams and Spencer Tinkler settled their Carter’s Park clash to keep them firmly in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division title race. But the big story was the indiscipline of ...

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Dunn admits that any points are now good for Pinchbeck United as they battle relegation

Ian Dunn admits that Pinchbeck United have reached the stage where “any points are good points” for his side. The Knights are bottom of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division with just six points from 24 games ahead of Saturday’s home derby with Boston Town (3pm). Dunn’s side look to be in a straight shoot-out with Sleaford Town for the sole ...

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Postponements: Football games involving Spalding, Holbeach and Pinchbeck all off

Storm Dennis has proved a menace to Saturday’s non-league football with South Holland’s leading three teams all seeing games postponed. Spalding United’s home clash with Chasetown in the BetVictor NPL South East Division was called off after an 8.30am pitch inspection, while the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division has seen its schedule decimated. That includes Holbeach United’s home date with Quorn ...

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Pinchbeck United stay bottom of the pile after Wellingborough Town loss

Wellingborough Town 2 Pinchbeck United 0 Pinchbeck United slipped to another defeat on Tuesday night as Wellingborough Town handed them a 2-0 reverse. The Knights, who are now rock bottom of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, conceded goals in each half at a very windy and cold Dog and Duck. Sean McBride (38) gave the Doughboys a 1-0 half-time lead, ...

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Dunn left low as Pinchbeck United sink to the bottom after crucial Sleaford loss

Sleaford Town 2 Pinchbeck United 1 Ian Dunn admitted that he was left feeling very low after seeing his Pinchbeck United side hit rock bottom on Saturday. Despite going 1-0 up early on at relegation rivals Sleaford through a Max Gee penalty (4), the Knights shipped two second-half goals and lost the Eslaforde Park basement battle 2-1. A controversial own ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach Frew to UCL cup final, Pinchbeck hit rock-bottom and Spalding lose at home

Holbeach United booked their place in the final of the KitmanUK Knockout Cup with a fine 1-0 win over Loughborough University on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United sunk to the bottom of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division after losing 2-1 at Sleaford Town and Spalding United were seen off 3-1 by BetVictor NPL South East Division high-fliers Belper Town. Starting with ...

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