Football

O’Sullivan gives backword after agreeing deal

Spalding United manager Elliot Sandy will be relying on the bulk of his title-winning squad when the new season kicks of. Most of the Northern Premier League Midland Division champions have agreed to stay at the Sir Halley Stewart Field for a new adventure in the Southern League Premier Central after the club’s promotion.However, despite agreeing to stay, Riley O’Sullivan has ...

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Robson collects a pair of trophies

Ben Robson picked up two awards at Pinchbeck United’s presentation evening.He was named first-team players’ player and manager’s player of the year.The first-team supporters player of the season award went to Nathan Stevens with the Clubman ‘Smudger’ award presented to Joe Melson.The club’s volunteers were also recognised with a Knights’ spokesman saying: “Without the volunteers putting in the hours behind the ...

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Tulips head south for new season

As predicted, Spalding United will be swapping the Northern Premier League for the Southern League after their Midlands Division title success. That brought promotion but the Tulips are heading to the Southern League’s Premier Central Division for the 2024/25 season, thanks to the vagaries of geography and how the non-League system works.They will join fellow promotion winners Bedford Town, Biggleswade ...

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Crowland put dent in title charge

The local football season has finished for most teams but things are still going strong in the Sunday division of the GCE Hire Fleet Peterborough League.Although the title is out of reach for the two local sides, Crowland Town dealt a major blow to CSKA Emneth’s hopes.A brace from Harry Gigas and a goal apiece from Klyden Lleshi and Samuel ...

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Moulton make it a cup quadruple

Moulton Harrox are celebrating a trophy quadruple on the back of the men’s first team being crowned Peterborough League champions last week. Their reserve team made it a league double with a 6-0 win over Elsea Park Eagles to wrap up the Division Four title on their return to the competition.It got even better at the weekend when the club’s u16s ...

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Moulton Harrox crowned champs

Moulton Harrox are the GCE Hire Peterborough and District Premier League champions. In an incredibly exciting title race that involved six teams, they edged past Crowland Town on Tuesday night 1-0 while Stanground Sports suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to Whittlesey Athletic Reserves.That means they claim the Premier Division title with a game to spare.A second half goal from ...

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Moulton in pole position for title

Moulton Harrox took a major step towards lifting the GCE Hire Fleet Peterborough League title on Tuesday. A 4-1 win at Leverington Sports pulled them level on points and goal difference with reigning champions Uppingham Town, who remain top on goals scored. Moulton, however, still have two games in hand.It came after Saturday’s key win at title rivals Warboys Town, ...

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Pinchbeck girls have roaring time as Future Lionesses

Five players from Pinchbeck United’s u15 girls team have been enjoying life as Future Lionesses at an event at Sheffield Hallam University. The group were invited to the talent identification session after showing potential to progress further along the Women’s England Talent Pathway.Antonina Such, Freya Willerton, Lily Forsyth, Ruby Forsyth and Ruby Quinn joined other junior stars from across the North ...

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Carter steps into Tigers’ hot seat

Holbeach United have moved swiftly to fill their managerial vacancy following the resignation of Danny Clifton. Clifton stood down at the end of the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North campaign after just failing to steer his side into the play-offs.His replacement will be Chris Carter, who had been Clifton’s assistant.Mark Greenacre will move up from reserve team manager of ...

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Free offer for fans to see Spalding over finish line

It is all down to the last day of the Northern Premier League season to decide who goes up as Midlands Division champions and who must battle through two more games. Spalding United will be backed by a huge crowd at the Sir Halley Stewart stadium as they welcome Coleshill Town where a victory will secure the crown. However, anything ...

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Tulips strike seven after cup reversal

National League North promotion hopefuls Scunthorpe United hit back from two goals down to destroy Spalding United’s Lincolnshire Senior Cup hopes at Lincoln City. However, the Tulips soon overcame that disappointment with a stunning 7-1 Pitched In Northern Premier League win at Sporting Khalsa to put themselves firmly in the driving seat to clinch the league title.At the LNER Stadium ...

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Tigers finish on a high

A superb second-half recovery saw Holbeach United end their Thurlow Nunn League season on a high. They hit back from a goal down at half time to beat Stanway Pegasus 3-1.George Frost, Sam Harris and Ryan Cook found the net to ensure manager Danny Clifton’s last match in charge was a successful one and confirmed sixth spot in the Division One ...

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Sandy proud of Tulips after cup final heartache

Lincolnshire County Cup Final Spalding United 2 Scunthorpe United 3 Spalding United manager Elliot Sandy says he doesn’t know how his side lost as Scunthorpe United came from behind to beat the Tulips 3-2 in the Lincolnshire County Cup Final at Lincoln City’s Sincil Bank. Sandy was left proud by his Tulips’ performance and effort, particularly in a first half ...

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GALLERY – Tulips get pre-final promotion boost

Spalding United went into Wednesday’s Lincolnshire County FA Senior Cup final on the back of a nine-point boost to their league promotion hopes. The Tulips were due to take on Scunthorpe United at Lincoln City’s LNER Stadium after the Voice went to press (see next week’s edition for report and pictures) but were lifted when they learned Pitching In Northern Premier ...

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Holbeach United manager Danny Clifton to step down

Holbeach United manager Danny Clifton has announced he is to step down at the end of the season. The Tigers’ play off hopes ended this week and with two games to go, Clifton has said he will leave his position at the end of the season due to ‘circumstances outside of football’. Clifton though says he will continue to have ...

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Sandy tells Tulips to concentrate on themselves amid on and off pitch title drama

The three-way fight for the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midland Division title involving Spalding United could face some off-the-pitch drama. Leaders Harborough Town, have been found guilty by the FA of having twice played a player in a league fixture who was meant to be suspended.Rather than deduct the points Harborough received from the games they won 4-0 and ...

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Pinchbeck bow out of league with victory

Pinchbeck United enjoyed a win in their final fixture for a while at step five of the non-league pyramid on Saturday. The Knights finished off their United Counties League Premier Division campaign by beating AFC Mansfield 2-1 at the Sir Halley Stewart.It put them level on points with second from bottom Hucknall Town, but they finish bottom after being unable ...

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Play-off hopes are over for Tigers

Holbeach United’s hopes of finishing in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play-offs are over. The Tigers knew they effectively had to win at Diss Town on Saturday.They were missing several key players for the game and despite creating several chances they were unable to find the breakthrough.Then they were undone on the counter by a late Charlie Webb goal ...

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Plenty of twists and turns in top division

The Peterborough and District League Premier Division continues to be fascinating at both ends of the table. Six teams remain in contention for the title with Moulton Harrox in second.Goals from Declan Earth and Marcus Parry gave them a battling 2-0 win at Stamford Belvedere on Saturday.But they were frustrated by Holbeach United Reserves on Tuesday night who held them ...

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Relegation all but confirmed for Knights

Pinchbeck United are set to be relegated from the United Counties League Premier Division after two 2-0 defeats condemned them to last place. Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Hucknall Town, the only side they could finish above, proved a hammer blow.While the Nottinghamshire side’s fixture with Kimberley was rained off on Monday, the Knights had a chance to get back level ...

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