PDFL football

Moulton Harrox looking to future after shock semi-final shoot-out defeat

Upbeat Bobby Patterson chose to focus on the positives after seeing Moulton Harrox suffer a shock semi-final defeat against Wittering Premiair on Saturday. Favourites Harrox were held to a 0-0 draw in the Peterborough Senior Cup last four showdown at Knight Street, before going down 4-3 on penalties against a side that played one level beneath them last season. The ...

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Moulton Harrox ready for semi showdown as Patterson warns of complacency

Bobby Patterson has told his in-form Moulton Harrox side to take nothing for granted ahead of Saturday’s Peterborough Senior Cup semi-final against Wittering Premiair. Harrox are red-hot favourites for the last four showdown at Knight Street (2pm KO) and come into the clash hot on the heels of a 5-0 victory Eye United. Assistant boss Patterson, who is on record ...

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PDFL round-up: Semi spot for Moulton Harrox after five-star show, Tydd edged out

A whirlwind start saw Moulton Harrox ease into the Peterborough Senior Cup final by thrashing Eye United 5-0 on Saturday. Hot favourites Harrox romped into a 4-0 lead inside 25 minutes thanks to goals from Ian Bradbury, Joe Townsend (2) and Declan Earth at Knight Street. Bradbury then added a headed second after the break to put the final nail ...

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Confident Patterson urges Moulton Harrox to turn on the style for Eye test

Buoyant assistant manager Bobby Patterson has called on Moulton Harrox to put on a show on Saturday as they prepare to host Eye United in the quarter-finals of the Peterborough Senior Cup. Harrox, who would play Wittering in the last four if they can see off Premier Division rivals Eye at Knight Street (2pm), are the hot favourites to win ...

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PDFL round-up: Spot-on Dec keeps flawless Moulton Harrox on right track

Declan Earth’s goal kept Moulton Harrox unbeaten in the The Peterborough Senior Cup as they completed the group stage with a 1-0 win at FC Peterborough on Saturday. A second-half penalty from the striker made it three wins from as many games and set up a last eight clash with Eye United at Knight Street on Saturday (2pm). Also still ...

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GALLERY – Knights and Tydd Reserves both hit four in Saturday successes

Pinchbeck United put their disappointing Kingfisher Lighting United Counties League Cup campaign behind them with a 4-2 friendly win over March Town on Saturday. Goals from Jake Knight (2), Scott Waumsley and Harry Machin fired Pinchbeck to victory over Thurlow Nunn League opposition at Knight Street. Having failed to win a single game in the curtailed Uhlsport UCL Premier Division ...

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GALLERY – Ryan seals Sutton’s derby comeback

Long Sutton Athletic edged out Crowland Town 3-2 in a dazzling Peterborough Senior Cup derby clash on Saturday. First-half goals from Danny Firth and Harry Grigas looked to have put Crowland 2-0 up and on their way to victory at London Road. But Callum Madigan headed home before the break for Sutton, who went on to win the all-South Holland ...

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Moulton set for new management duo

Moulton Harrox have made a managerial change for next season. Bobby Patterson will take on the joint manager position alongside Tim Cole who is coming in from Holbeach United for the 2021/22 campaign. Current manager Kev Nottingham will return to his previous role as manager of Harrox’s reserve team with Danny Kingman stepping down from that role. Nottingham will remain ...

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Davy hits treble for Sutton A

A hat-trick from Davy Shepherd steered Long Sutton A to a 6-1 win over Dreams Reserves on Saturday. Kye Bunce (2) and Will Kirkham also netted in the ChromaSport PDFL’s supplementary Minor Cup competition. Fellow South Holland side Holbeach Bank lost 4-0 at Langtoft United in the same competition. In the Peterborough Senior Cup, Crowland Town suffered their first loss ...

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Mason seals a Tydd win

Jake Mason’s late strike earned Tydd a fine 2-1 win over Leverington Sports in the ChromaSport PDFL’s Peterborough Senior Cup on Saturday. Tydd looked to be heading for defeat after Dale Palmer’s first-half strike saw them 1-0 down at the break. But an own goal and Mason’s 85th-minute header earned the hosts a big victory at Tydd St Mary Playing ...

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PDFL round-up: Four-some Harrox on winning form again, Crowland edge thriller

Moulton Harrox continued their flawless start to The Peterborough Senior Cup with a fine 4-0 victory at ICA Sports on Saturday. In the second round of fixtures in the ChromaSport PDFL’s supplementary competition, Harrox backed up their victory over long-term rivals Netherton United the previous week with another imperious showing. Striker Declan Earth led the charge with two goals for ...

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Hot Harrox hit ground running with fine win

Moulton Harrox enjoyed an eye-catching win over perennial rivals Netherton United as the ChromaSport PDFL returned at the weekend. With the season declared null and void, a large number of South Holland sides were among those competing in the three supplementary competitions organised by the league. Harrox, who were unbeaten in the Premier Division before the season was curtailed, romped ...

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Peterborough and Boston leagues cups to start this weekend

The ChromaSport Peterborough and District Football League returns this weekend as an end of season cup competition kicks off. With the COVID-19 lockdown resulting in the null and voiding of the leagues, clubs have voted to take part in voluntary cup competitions that begin this weekend. Training started last week with the first friendlies having taken place at the weekend. ...

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Moulton’s players are up for the cup

Moulton Harrox assistant manager Bobby Patterson says his players are looking forward to getting back playing after the ChromaSport Peterborough and District Football League announced a one-off competition is to planned to kick off on April 10. The 2020/21 league season has been null and voided, the second year in a row that’s happened following the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead clubs ...

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South Holland derby as PDFL set to return

Weather permitting, there’s a chance of some football in South Holland this weekend. The ChromaSport PDFL is running a reduced fixture list on Saturday, with a derby between Moulton Harrox Reserves and Crowland Town Reserves set to go ahead. The 2pm kick off at Broad Lane is able to be played due to both clubs being in Tier 3 of ...

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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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Management duo Nottingham and Patterson going extra miles for Moulton

Moulton Harrox FC management duo Kev Nottingham and Bobby Patterson are going the extra miles for their club every night this lockdown. While many managers might have put their feet up for the enforced mid-season break, the pair are putting theirs down to raise money for the ChromaSport Peterborough and District League side. Kev (50) and Bobby (34) are being ...

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PDFL round-up: Crowland crush Sutton, Keeble keeps Tigers unbeaten, Tydd on-song again

Crowland Town took the South Holland bragging rights as they thrashed Long Sutton Athletic 4-0 in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday. In a battle that was expected to be close, goals from Reece Crane, Danny Firth, Corban Oldham and sub Harry Grigas shot down the Magpies at Snowden Field. In the same division, Holbeach United Reserves stretched their ...

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Hot Harrox pass toughest test as Patterson praises best performance of the season

Moulton Harrox’s flawless start to the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division season continued on Saturday as they defeated potential title rivals Peterborough North End Sports 3-0 at Broad Lane. Goals from Ian Bradbury (32), Ashley Coddington (48) and Joe Townsend (90) made it six wins from as many games in the league for Moulton, who are now third in the table. ...

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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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