Junior football

Moulton Chapel under-12s are on the look out for new signings ahead of league start

A new junior football side are on the lookout for players ahead of their first season in a division. Moulton Chapel under-12s have played several friendlies and tounaments as an under-11 side but are now looking to make the step up and next year have a place in the Peterborough and District Junior Alliance League. The club play at the ...

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Spalding United Youth’s goal-den girls toast perfect under-13 season

Spalding United Youth under-13 girls are toasting a perfect season after being crowned winners of the Lincolnshire Co-op Women and Girls’ County League. The girls absolutely bossed the under-13 section of the league, winning all ten of their games and finishing a healthy nine points clear of nearest rivals Long Bennington. Amazingly, they finished with a goal difference of 60, ...

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Pinchbeck United to return to UCL action on Saturday but Holbeach United one of many clubs to delay restart

South Holland’s two teams in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division have taken vastly different stances as to how the season should continue. After Lincolnshire was placed in the Tier 3 (very high alert) of the government’s new restrictions, the UCL – like many other leagues up and down the land – offered its clubs the choice on how to proceed. ...

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Facilities at Holbeach United’s Carter’s Park to get a makeover after £88k grant

Holbeach United have been awarded a grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation to upgrade their changing rooms and club house facilities. The Football Foundation is the UK’s largest sports charity and exists to improve the experience of playing football for everyone, by championing fair access to quality facilities. This grant will enable Holbeach, who play ...

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Non-elite football facing 28-day suspension when English lockdown begins on Thursday

There will be no football for any of South Holland’s sides after Thursday following a statement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday. All non-elite football will be suspended from Thursday (November 5), with no exceptions. That means that, after Pinchbeck United’s Uhlsport UCL Premier Division game at Boston Town on Tuesday (7.45pm) and Holbeach United’s UCK KO Cup final ...

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Four South Holland junior teams are boosted by sponsorship from Bryan Thompson Windows

Bryan Thompson Windows have once again proved to be a great supporter of football in South Holland – this time by sponsoring four junior teams. Holbeach United under-15s black and red (pictured), Pinchbeck United under-13s and Long Sutton are all benefitting from the generosity shown by the Holbeach-based company.

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Burmor Projects deliver sponsorship boost to Crowland under-13s

Burmor Projects has extended its sponsorship backing for CrowlandJuniors under-13s. The Market Deeping-based construction firm has provided a new home kit and personalised training tops for the team. Burmor managing director Luke Boekestyn, pictured with captain Dylan Enright, said: “I’m really pleased to be able to continue our support of the team with this sponsorship. “These past few months have ...

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Duo hit hat-tricks as Holbeach United under-18s shine on their FA Youth Cup debut

Holbeach United under-18s produced a sensational showing in their first-ever game in the FA Youth Cup on Monday night. The young Tigers romped to an 8-0 win over Harborough Town under-18s in the Preliminary Round at Carter’s Park. Talented young striker James Clark helped himself to a hat-trick, a feat matched by team-mate Charlie Parks in the one-sided showdown. Harvey ...

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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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Popular refereeing course is a big hit with Spalding Grammar School students

Some 15 candidates recently completed the FA Basic Referees’ Course at Spalding Grammar School – the fourth successive year this course has run. The candidates were put through their paces by the Lincolnshire FA referee tutors. Lincolnshire FA’s referee development officer Michael Brader led the course, along with experienced referee and trainer Rob Windle. The course entailed a two-hour evening ...

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Noah’s development caps a great season for Holbeach United under-8s Black

Their season may have ended a little earlier than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic – but everyone at Holbeach United Black under-8s is reflecting on a real year of progress. Under the guidance of manager Rob Green, who stepped up from his role as assistant last summer, the young Tigers are looking more than ready for their first taste ...

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Holbeach United’s methods are bearing fruit as under-18s reach county final

The talented teens in Holbeach United’s under-18s squad made a little slice of history on Sunday. Second-half goals from Jack Forster, Charlie Parkes and Jordan Elston fired the Tigers to a 3-0 win over Collingham United in the semi-final of the Lincolnshire FA Under-18s Cup at Carter’s Park. That booked Holbeach a final showdown with either Cleethorpes Town or Grimsby ...

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Spalding United’s Blue boys are cup kings after completing junior double

Spalding United under-13 Blue are celebrating a famous cup double. The Blues were crowned winners of both the PJAL League Cup and the PFSDF Charity Cup, with both finals being played last month. The youngsters knocked out some very good opposition en-route to both finals, allowing them to successfully lift both cups. The first success saw them beat March Academy ...

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Crowland’s youngsters are boosted by Burmor’s brilliant backing

Crowland Juniors Under-12s Black have been given backing by a construction firm  currently building social housing in Spalding. Market Deeping-based Burmor Projects, which is working on 20 properties at Willow Walk in Spalding, has sponsored a smart new away kit bearing the club badge and the boys’ squad numbers. Burmor managing director Luke Boekestyn said: “I’m really pleased to be ...

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Footballers give vandals a kicking

Community football club Spalding United Youth have had fantastic support after vandals caused hundreds of pounds of damage to their main West Pinchbeck pitch causing some games to not go ahead. But an online appeal to raise £500 to cover the costs of the damage found at the Leaveslake Drove ground on Saturday hit its target in just hours. The ...

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A grand boost for Long Sutton Athletic’s youngsters

Long Sutton Athletic have expressed their gratitude to The Freemasons of Saint Mary Lodge. The group, from the province of Lincolnshire, provided the Magpies with a generous donation of £1,000, which will go towards their junior section. Presenting the cheque to Sutton chairman Paul Preston at London Road were the worshipful brothers Brian Hind and Dave Pateman. A Sutton spokesperson ...

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Fantastic four show their support for new Moulton Chapel team

Newly established Moulton Chapel under-11 girls Football Club has four local companies to thank for giving them sponsorship. Simon Barker Plumbing and Heating, of Magellan Way, Spalding (01775 760931 or 07796 525921) have sponsored the new home kit, while Insurance Brokers, Gauntlet Spalding, of 1 Cresswell Close, Pinchbeck (01775 660660 or email mickcunningham@gauntletgroup.com) have kindly sponsored the new away strip. ...

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Pinchbeck United young guns kitted out with help from TC Harrison Ford

Pinchbeck United under-16s are celebrating after securing sponsorship from TC Harrison Ford. All at the club would like to thank everyone at Pinchbeck branch of the Ford main dealers for the 2018/19 season sponsorship – which has been organised by Alan Holman of the branch. The red and black striped shirts display the instantly recognisable Ford logo and it is ...

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Football ground plan for village

Plans have been submitted to turn fields in Pinchbeck into a new football ground and sports field. Pinchbeck United Junior Football Club (PUJFC) has submitted an application for the change of use of fields in Northgate from agricultural land to football pitches. A feasibility study – which lists the nine sites PUJFC considered – states that the club plans for ...

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South Holland stopper Gill eyes first team place after impressing at Cambridge United

Talented teenage goalkeeper Jonah Gill is hoping to take the next step in his footballing career after securing the number one jersey for Cambridge United under-16s, writes James Clark. The South Holland stopper, who has been with Cambridge for six years, is bidding to make his mark with the first team in the coming years. The young keeper started his ...

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