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Spalding United made to pay the penalty by Gainsborough after Integro stalemate

Spalding United 0Gainsborough Trinity 0(penalties 5-6) Unlucky Spalding United bowed out of the Integro League Cup after a 6-5 penalty-shoot out defeat to higher-graded Gainsborough Trinity on Tuesday night. Neither side managed a breakthrough in the regulation 90 minutes at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, meaning spot-kicks were needed to seperate the Lincolnshire duo. Although Scott Floyd, Kegan Everington, ...

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Decent draw extends Spalding United’s unbeaten league run to four games

Chasetown 2Spalding United 2 By RAY TUCKER Injury-plagued Spalding United dug deep into their reserves to earn a very respectable share of the BetVictor NPL South East Division points at the Scholars Ground on Saturday. With seven potential first team squad members missing, mainly through injuries, the Tulips twice held the lead in a pulsating cut and thrust encounter before ...

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Saturday football: FA Vase victory for Tigers, Tulips and Pinchbeck both bag a point

Holbeach United marched on in the Buildbase FA Vase with a 3-1 victory at Clifton All Whites on Saturday, while in league action Spalding United drew 2-2 at Chasetown and Pinchbeck United drew 1-1 at home against Rugby Town. Starting with the Tigers, Josh Ford’s penalty gave them a 1-0 lead in the second qualifying round clash. The hosts levelled ...

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Tulips go third with Cleethorpes win as Easton enjoys happy anniversary

Spalding United 2 Cleethorpes Town 1 In-form Spalding United climbed up to third in the BetVictor NPL South East Division standings with an eye-catching 2-1 victory over Cleethorpes Town on Tuesday night. An early George Zuerner goal gave the Tulips a 1-0 lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, but matters got tricky when Ben Greenwood was sent off ...

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Ace Joel fires Spalding United to superb Steels victory with hat-trick

Stocksbridge Park Steels 1 Spalding United 3 By RAY TUCKER Striker Joel Brownhill bagged a hat-trick in a tremendous team performance by Spalding United as they won 3-1 at Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday. Brownhill netted on 22, 48 (penalty) and 80 minutes at the Look Local Stadium to hand Steels their first defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East ...

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Saturday football: Brownhill toasts Tulips treble, Tigers smash Sleaford for seven, Pinchbeck beaten

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United enjoyed impressive away wins on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten at home. A Joel Brownhill hat-trick ensured that Spalding were 3-1 winners at Stocksbridge Park Steels in the Bet Victor NPL East Division, making it two games unbeaten in the process. The Tulips are now eight in the table ahead of Tuesday ...

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Spalding United end their losing streak with impressive Ilkeston draw

Ilkeston Town 0 Spalding United 0 Spalding United halted their run of three successive defeats in all competitions with a superb BetVictor NPL South East Division draw at Ilkeston Town on Tuesday night. The Tulips had the better of the chances in Derbyshire, but were unable to find an elusive goal in the absence of key strikers Jenk Acar and ...

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Spalding United made to rue missed chances in Market Drayton defeat

Spalding United 0 Market Drayton Town 1 By RAY TUCKER Spalding United slipped to their third defeat on the spin as they were made to rue a host of missed opportunities on Saturday. In a high-energy BetVictor NPL South East Division encounter with Market Drayton Town there was plenty for supporters to get excited about despite the 1-0 home defeat. ...

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Saturday football: Vase victory for Tigers, league losses for Tulips and Pinchbeck

Depleted Holbeach United enjoyed a 3-2 win in the Buildbase FA Vase on Saturday, but both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United suffered league defeats. Starting with the Tigers, goals from Danny Setchell, Josh Ford (penalty) and Jonny Lockie fired them to a 3-2 Vase victory over Lincoln Moorlands Railway at Carter’s Park. Spalding slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home against ...

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Easton eyes return to winning ways after Spalding United’s Lincoln loss

Matt Easton wants Spalding United to get back to winning ways this week after seeing his side suffer their first loss of the BetVictor NPL South East Division season on Monday. A second-half penalty from Daniel North (77) fired Lincoln United to a 1-0 home success over the Tulips, who had previously boasted a 100 per cent record in the ...

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Spot-on North ensures that Spalding United’s perfect league start goes south

Lincoln United 1 Spalding United 0 Spalding United slipped to their first BetVictor NPL South East Division of the season on Bank Holiday Monday. A second-half penalty from Daniel North (77) fired Lincoln United to a 1-0 home success over the Tulips, who had previously boasted a 100 per cent record in the league. The Tulips had the better of ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Late heartbreak for Spalding United as Cleethorpes crush county cup hopes

By Ray Tucker Cleethorpes Town 2 Spalding United 1 A late, late goal denied Spalding United the chance of a penalty shoot-out with reigning Lincs FA Senior Trophy holders Cleethorpes Town at Linden Fields on Saturday. After trailing to a 16th-minute Scott Vernon penalty in the quarter-final tie, the Tulips battled superbly before levelling through Lewis Brownhill on 80 minutes. ...

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Football round-up: Spalding United exit county cup, Pinchbeck United seen off by star

Spalding United saw their hopes of winning the Lincolnshire Senior Cup ended by a 2-1 loss at holders Cleethorpes Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United made a losing start to the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season after going down 3-1 at Peterborough Northern Star on Friday night. Starting with the Tulips, a last-gasp Alex Flett strike saw them beaten 2-1 ...

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