PDFL football

Crowson happy to see Moulton Harrox sitting pretty after cracking Ketton victory

Paul Crowson admits that the biggest challenge for Moulton Harrox this season could well be trying to keep the talented squad happy. Moulton romped to an impressive 5-0 victory at Ketton on Saturday to maintain their unbeaten record in ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division and stay three points clear at the top. Two first-half headers from defender Bobby Patterson and another ...

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Clinical Clitheroe ensures that the Saints march on in the Lincs Junior Cup

Jake Clitheroe notched two more goals as Tydd St Mary beat hosts Nettleham 3-1 on Saturday to progress in the Lincs Junior Cup. The hitman took his tally for the season to 18 in six games with a first-half double at the Lincs League side, with Dan Piccaver the other scorer. The Saints started the stronger and were rewarded for ...

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PDFL round-up: First win for Spalding United A, Crowland Town smash seven

Goals from Adam Watson and Dan Gildon earned Spalding United A their-first ever ChromaSport PDFL win on Saturday. The Tulips defeated Kings Cliffe 2-0 at Knight Street in Division Five. In the Premier Division, Holbeach Reserves lost 3-0 at Leverington Sports, while Sutton Bridge United are out of the President Premier Shield despite Ben Partidge’s goal in a 3-1 home ...

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PDFL round-up: Clitheroe nets triple hat-trick in Tydd St Mary romp, Moulton Harrox edge to Shield success

Red-hot striker Jake Clitheroe scored an amazing NINE goals as Tydd St Mary thrashed hosts AFC Stanground Sports Reserves 12-3 in ChromaSport PDFL Division One on Saturday. The ex-Holbeach United hitman now has 16 goals in five games for the Saints, who are ninth after winning three of their first five games in their first-ever season in the PDFL’s second ...

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PDFL round-up: Woods bags brace for Harrox, Gosling treble inspires Sutton and Earth fires five in Tulips Reserves romp

Dan Woods netted twice as Moulton Harrox beat Sawtry 4-3 on Saturday to stay top of the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division. Joe Townsend and Louis Steadman also notched for Moulton at Broad Lane, but they had their work cut out after Jake Mason was sent off. Harrox are three points clear of perennial rivals Netherton United at the top of ...

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Saturday football: Ten-man Holbeach beaten in FA Cup, Pinchbeck United hit TEN

Holbeach United’s fine run in the Emirates FA Cup was ended by a 2-1 defeat at Grantham Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United crushed St Andrews 10-1 in the ChromaSport UCL KO Cup. Starting with the Tigers, a Lee Shaw goal gave Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division side Grantham a 23rd-minute lead in the first round qualifying clash. Dan Dougill then saw ...

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PDFL round-up: Eaton double as brilliant Bridge beat champions and climb up to fifth place

Sutton Bridge United earned their best result of the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division so far on Saturday as they defeated defending champions Peterborough Sports Reserves 2-1. A double from talisman Matt Eaton was enough for newly-promoted Bridge at Memorial Park, with Dylan Kilford getting the Sports reply. They then followed that up with Bridge followed that up with a 3-1 success ...

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Saturday football: Tulips smashed for six but Bird bags late winner to keep Tigers top

Spalding United were smashed for six at Newcastle Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United continued their strong start to the season with a 1-0 win at Oadby Town. Starting with the Tulips, they suffered a first Evo-Stik NPL Division One South loss of the campaign at The M Club Stadium. Jordan Cole inspired the rout with goals on 6, 32, ...

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Crowson happy as Moulton Harrox ‘click’ and smash six to crush Ketton

Delighted assistant boss Paul Crowson felt that Moulton Harrox finally clicked in Saturday’s 6-0 demolition of previously unbeaten Ketton. Moulton moved four points clear at the top of the table with their fifth win from six ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division games after the Broad Lane drubbing. Jake Mason, deployed as a lone striker, shone with two of the goals while ...

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PDFL round-up: Deadly Dec bags debut treble for Spalding United Reserves

Declan Earth helped himself to a hat-trick on debut to steer Spalding United Reserves to an emphatic 5-1 win over Stilton United in their ChromaSport Division Two opener on Saturday. After going behind early on, Hristos Dokov gave Spalding – relegated last season – parity at half-time. Rafal Marczewski netted a penalty to put the Tulips ahead, before Earth nocthed ...

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Saturday football: Tulips battle back to bag Wisbech replay, Tigers ease to FA Cup win and Knights slip up

Spalding United battled back to earn a 2-2 Emirates FA Cup draw at Wisbech Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United eased past divisional rivals ON Chenecks 6-1 in the same competition and Pinchbeck United suffered a 2-1 ChromaSport UCL Division One defeat at Buckingham Town. Starting with the Tulips, a second-half strike from Cenk Acar earned them a replay at ...

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Watkin strike fires ‘workmanlike’ Moulton Harrox to Stanground Sports success

A late Matt Watkin cracker earned Moulton Harrox a hard-fought victory at Stanground Sports on Saturday as they made it four wins from as many ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division games. Putting in a performance described as “workmanlike” by assistant boss Paul Crowson, Harrox needed 70 minutes to break their hosts down at Yaxley’s In2itive Park. The introduction of the pacy ...

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Saturday football: Tulips off to winning start, Tigers top of the tree and Knights held

Spalding United made a winning start to the Evo-Stik NPL First Division South season by beating hosts Stocksbridge Park Steels 2-0 on Saturday, while Holbeach United beat ON Chenecks 3-0 and Pinchbeck United drew 1-1 with Lutterworth Town. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Cenk Acar (19) and Gary King (72) gave Chris Rawlinson’s side an impressive away victory on ...

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Saturday football: Tigers roar in FA Cup, Pinchbeck leave it late to bag first UCL win

Holbeach United won 2-0 at Ely City to progress in the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United left it late to see off Long Buckby 2-1 and secure a first-ever ChromaSport UCL Division One victory. Starting with the Tigers, late efforts from strikers Charley Sanders (pen 81) and Will Bird (87) gave boss Seb Hayes his maiden success ...

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Crowson impressed with Sutton Bridge but happy with three-sy Moulton Harrox start

Satisfied assistant boss Paul Crowson admitted Moulton Harrox couldn’t haved asked for a better start to the season after seeing off Sutton Bridge United 3-0 on Saturday. First-half goals from Marcus Parry (5), Matt Watkin (25) and Dan Woods (42) were enough for Harrox in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division clash at Broad Lane. Some 280 fans were in attendance ...

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PDFL football: Wells injury sees derby abandoned, wins for Harrox and Spalding Town

A serious-looking leg injury to Glen Wells saw Sunday’s derby between Long Sutton Athletic and Tydd St Mary abandoned. Sutton defender Wells went down under a challenge from Tydd’s Jake Clitheroe after just 11 minutes, leading to a lengthy delay as an ambulance was required. It was decided that the game should be abandoned soon after, meaning the ChromaSport PDFL ...

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Groundhop: Harrox eye top two ahead of opener with promoted Sutton Bridge

Assistant manager Paul Crowson feels a place in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division’s top two is the least Moulton Harrox should be aiming for this season. Moulton, who have finished in the top three in each of the past three seasons, kick-off their campaign with a Broad Lane derby against promoted Sutton Bridge United on Saturday (1.45pm). Nigel Steadman’s side, ...

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Groundhop: Town want to become Spalding’s second team ahead of Saints showdown

New player/coach Tom Roberts says that Spalding Town have designs on being a team the town can be proud of. Town, who are managed by ex-Moulton Harrox player Danny Kingman, have been on something of a recruitment drive over the summer. The ChromaSport PDFL Division Two side get their season under way on Saturday, as they welcome league newboys Wisbech ...

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Pre-season round-up: Leckie off the mark as Holbeach United hold Peterborough Sports, Pinchbeck win

Lewis Leckie notched his first goal for Holbeach United on Tuesday night as they kicked off their pre-season games with a 1-1 draw with Peterborough Sports. Ex-Spalding United midfielder Lewis Webb put promoted ChromaSport UCL Premier Division champions Sports 1-0 up at Carter’s Park, but Leckie levelled from the penalty spot after fellow new signing Will Bird was fouled. The ...

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Harrox face champions in opening round

Moulton Harrox face a tough test in the first round of the Peterborough League President’s Shield.   Harrox have been handed an away tie at current Premier Division champions Peterborough Sports Reserves in the opening round on September 9.   Moulton Harrox Reserves start the defence of their Chairman’s Championship Shield with a tie away at Peterborough Polonia. Crowland, who ...

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