PDFL football

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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Saturday football: Ranger marks Tulips debut with a goal in thriller, Holbeach and Pinchbeck lose at home

Nile Ranger marked his Spalding United debut with a goal as they drew at Belper Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United lost at home to Harborough Town and Pinchbeck United were thrashed by Lutterworth Town in Lewis Thorogood’s first game as boss. Starting with Spalding, they trailled three times in Gaby Zakuani’s first game as permament boss before battling back ...

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Hat-trick hero Joe nets after six seconds as Patterson praises Moulton’s latest victory

Joe Townsend scored what may be the fastest goal in Moulton Harrox’s history as they eased to a big 8-1 win at ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division basement boys Oakham United on Saturday. It’s now five wins from as many league matches for Harrox this season, with Townsend (3), Andy Law, Billy King, Declan Earth, Jonny Clay and Ian Bradbury all ...

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PDFL round-up: Eaton fires Sutton to victory, Balding at double as Holbeach Reserves hold leaders, Tydd win again

Matt Eaton scored the only goal as Long Sutton Athletic edged out ICA Sports 1-0 on Saturday. His second-half strike moved Sutton up to eighth in the table – but that still makes them the lowest ranked South Holland side in the top tier. Crowland Town are now sixth after Martyn Fox’s late strike saw Cardea sink them 1-0 at ...

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Saturday football: Spalding and Pinchbeck both beaten again, Holbeach game abandoned due to rain

Spalding United suffered a sixth defeat in as many games as they went down 2-0 at Worksop Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were thumped at home and Holbeach United saw their game at Shepshed Dynamo abandoned. In the Pitching In NPL South East Division, goals from Lewis Gibbens (35) and Gavin Allott (57 pen) saw the Tulips beaten again. ...

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Harrox bidding to keep flawless run going against basement boys after Ash’s Eye-catching winner

Moulton Harrox 2 Eye United 1 Ash Coddington’s injury-time goal kept Moulton Harrox’s perfect start to the new ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division season going on Saturday. After Samuel Duffy scrambled Eye United into a 1-0 half-time lead, skipper Billy King (70) blasted Moulton level from 25 yards before Coddington nodded home the winner from a free-kick. Assistant boss Bobby Patterson ...

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PDFL round-up: Win of Dreams for Sutton Bridge, Crowland up to fourth place

Rampant Sutton Bridge United boast a three-point lead at the top of ChromaSport PDFL Division Five after thrashing Dreams Reserves 11-1 on Saturday. Kurt Scott starred with five of the goals at Memorial Park, while Ben English, Joseph Sutton and Ben Thompson all netted twice. Holbeach Bank conceded double figures in the same division as they went down 11-4 at ...

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