PDFL football

Saturday football: Nine-man Tulips off to flying start, Vase woe for Tigers and Knights, Harrox win opener

Spalding United made a flying start to the new Pitching In NPL South East Division season by beating Sutton Coldfield Town 3-0 on Saturday, but both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United suffered hefty defeats in the FA Vase. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Joel Brownhill (8), Spencer Weir-Daley (24) and Jamie Goddard (44) gave them the perfect start in ...

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Buoyant Bobby confirms that a title charge is the target for Moulton Harrox again

It will come as no surprise to followers of Moulton Harrox that they are targeting the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title this season. The perennial challengers, who haven’t finished outside of the top three since 2014, finally get their season under way at Uppingham Town on Satuday (2pm). New assistant boss Bobby Patterson, who enjoyed a decorated spell with Harrox ...

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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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PDFL round-up: Nice and three-sy for Crowland, Sutton beaten and Harrox Reserves off to a flier

Crowland Town made the perfect start to life back in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday as they romped to a 3-0 victory over Oakham United. In their first game back in the PDFL’s top tier since their relegation back in 2017, Martin Sandall’s goal gave them a 1-0 lead at the break. Subs Chris Winstanley and Jake Woodward ...

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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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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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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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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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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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PDFL round-up: Clitheroe hits hat-trick as Long Sutton smash seven at Oakham

Long Sutton Athletic romped to a big 7-1 success at Oakham United in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday. Star striker Jake Clitheroe shone with a hat-trick for the Magpies, while Matt Eaton (2), Callum Davies and Niall Burton also netted. The win moves Sutton up to eighth, with plenty of games in hand on many of the sides ...

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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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Saturday football: Six of the best for Holbeach United, but Spalding United thrashed

Holbeach United smashed six and Spalding United were demolished in a derby on Saturday as non-league football ploughed on despite the coronavirus crisis. Starting with the Tigers, they gained revenge on Lutterworth Town with a huge 6-2 success at Carter’s Park just weeks after losing the reverse game 1-0. Jonny Lockie, Liam Adams, Michael Frew, Jon Fairweather, Josh Ford and ...

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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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PDFL round-up: Drama as Harrox held in ten-goal game of the season contender

There wasn’t much football played anywhere on Saturday due to the weather – but Netherton United and Moulton Harrox made up for that with a game-of-the-season contender. The two ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title hopefuls battled out a remarkable 5-5 draw at The Grange 3G as Harrox gave up a 4-1 half-time lead and a 5-3 advantage with less than ...

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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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PDFL round-up: Firth and Grigas keep Crowland Town on course for the title

In-form Crowland Town moved six points clear at the top of ChromaSport PDFL Division One with a 2-0 victory at FC Peterborough on Saturday. Goals from Danny Firth and Harry Grigas gave the men from Snowden Field all three points and keeps them in the box seat for a return to the Premier Division. Fellow second tier side Moulton Harrox ...

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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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PDFL round-up: Long Sutton suffer semi-final defeat but give rivals a real test

Long Sutton Athletic missed out on a place in the final of the PFSDF Peterborough Senior Cup after going down 3-1 at much-fancied Netherton United on Saturday. The Magpies gave the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title favourites a strong game at The Grange 3G, but goals from Zack Fisher (2) and Robbie Ellis earned the hosts a place in the ...

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PDFL round-up: Dec at the double to keep Moulton Harrox in the title mix

Moulton Harrox remain in the hunt for the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division title after a 4-1 win at Peterborough Polonia on Saturday. A double from Dec Earth, Louis Steadman’s strike and an own goal leave Harrox just one point behind leaders Peterborough North End Sports. Holbeach United Reserves went one better as they thrashed hosts Ketton 5-0, with Tommy Coote ...

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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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