Pinchbeck United

Knights eye next season

Pinchbeck United concluded their competitive 2020/21 season and the Kingfisher Lighting Cup with a 2-1 defeat to Lutterworth Town on Saturday – and manager Lewis Thorogood says they’ve now started their pre-season. Jack Wood scored for the Knights to put them 1-0 up but it was five defeats out of five in the competition which sees them finish bottom of ...

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Newstead strikes as Knights show promise

Pinchbeck United are finally off the mark in terms of goals in the Kingfisher Lighting Premier Division Cup but the wait for a win goes on despite an encouraging performance on Saturday. The Knights went down 2-1 to GNG Oadby Town in their penultimate fixture in the competition. Goals from Rian Patel and Matthew Baird inside the opening half hour ...

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Knights will ‘put this right’

The wait for a win, and even a goal, goes on at Pinchbeck United as they lost their latest Kingfisher Lighting Premier Division Cup game 4-0 at ON Chenecks on Saturday. It’s played three, lost three, scored none and conceded eight so far in the end of season competition for the Knights who last won a competitive game in September ...

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Disappointed Thorogood insists Pinchbeck United must forge an identity

Lewis Thorogood has urged his Pinchbeck United players to buy into the philosophy he’s trying to implement at the club. The Knights boss watched on with disappointment as his side were handed a 2-0 reverse by Rothwell Corinthians in the Uhlsport UCL’s Kingfisher Lighting Premier Division Cup on Saturday. A goal from Nathan Bobowicz after just 15 seconds saw them ...

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Positives for Knights after double loss

Pinchbeck United returned to action with back-to-back 2-0 defeats, but manager Lewis Thorogood says he’s seen plenty of positives. On Saturday they were defeated by Harborough Town through Callum Milne and Ben Williams goals, in the opening fixtures of the Kingfisher Lighting Premier Division Cup. And that was followed up with a friendly loss at home to Wisbech Town on ...

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Knights get ready for Kingfisher Cup

Pinchbeck United are aiming for Kingfisher Lighting Premier Cup glory as they return to competitive action on Saturday. The Knights are one of six United Counties League Premier Division teams to enter the competition and host Harborough Town in it at 3pm on Saturday. Each team will play each other once with the top two going through to a final. ...

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Knights likely, but Tigers unlikely to feature in proposed cup

The United Counties League says it’s looking to run a mini-competition for interested clubs after the season was null and voided for a second year – but it’s likely Holbeach United won’t be involved. It follows last week’s announcement that the FA was recommending curtailing all leagues at steps three to six, including the UCL and Spalding United’s Pitching In ...

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Grants boost for South Holland’s top teams

The area’s top non-league football clubs have been handed a boost with the announcement that they can claim government grant money. Football clubs at steps three to six of the non-league pyramid, which includes Spalding United, Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United, can apply for the grants to keep them going during the latest lockdown. Up to £10million can be claimed ...

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Yet more frustration for Knights as season stops

There was huge frustration for Pinchbeck United after a 94th minute winner denied them a point while the league’s suspension stopped them from building on an impressive performance. A wonder half volley from 40 yards out by Ollie Jepson had looked set to earn the Knights a 1-1 draw with high-flying Shepshed Dynamo on Boxing Day. But a 94th minute ...

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Last-gasp goal denies Pinchbeck United a Boxing Day point at Shepshed

An injury-time goal from Matt Melbourne sentenced Pinchbeck United to a 2-1 defeat at Shepshed Dynamo on Boxing Day. After a goalless first half of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash, Reece Morris put hosts Shepshed ahead in the early stages of the second period. However, a spectacular long-range strike from Olly Jepson 20 minutes from time looked to have ...

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Thorogood sees ‘encouraging signs’ despite Pinchbeck United’s heavy home defeat

Pinchbeck United 0GNG Oadby Town 3 Pinchbeck United finally returned to action on Saturday – but they were handed a 3-0 home humbling by GNG Oadby Town. The Knights remain winless in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division after goals from Daniel Shelbourne (pen 33), Cameron Powell (72) and Rian Patel (90) at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. A host ...

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New-look Knights ready for restart

A new-look Pinchbeck United will be treating it as a new season as they look to get back to competitive action this weekend – weather permitting. Their wait for the return of football had to go on after last week’s snow put paid to the Knights’ scheduled Uhlsport UCL Premier Division fixture with ON Chenecks. But they’re hopeful to be ...

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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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Pinchbeck United boss Thorogood goes on signing spree with ten new recruits

New Pinchbeck United manager Lewis Thorogood is making good on his vow to revamp the squad over the 28-day suspension of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season. Thorogood, who replaced Tom Crozier as Knights boss last month, moved to sign no less than TEN players over the past week. The first is former Spalding United midfielder and Lincoln City youngster ...

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Tulips and Pinchbeck United pay tributes to popular Ogy following his passing

One of South Holland’s most recognisable footballing faces has passed away. It was announced on Monday that Ogy Lane, who is best known for being the friendly face on the door as you enter the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on matchday, had died. Ogy manned the turnstiles for both Spalding United and Pinhcbeck United and was much liked by ...

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Former Pinchbeck United assistant manager Ross speaks up after suffering racist abuse from a fan at Saturday’s game

As one of the most prominent figures in Pinchbeck United’s recent history, Allan Ross was looking forward to seeing some old friends when he revisited the club on Saturday. But instead of enjoying his afternoon watching the Knights take on Lutterworth Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, the popular former assistant manager left at half-time after being racially ...

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New Pinchbeck United boss Thorogood will use lockdown to assemble his squad

New Pinchbeck United boss Lewis Thorogood insists that he’s up for the challenge of turning the club around after witnessing a heavy defeat in his first game in charge. A hat-trick from Tendai Dare and a strike from Marshal Keenan – plus a Jack Brown own goal – handed the Knights a sound 5-0 beating against Lutterworth Town in the ...

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Heavy derby defeat for Pinchbeck United as Boston Town fire four

Boston Town 4 Pinchbeck United 0 Pinchbeck United’s search for a first win of the season continues after they were soundly beaten 4-0 at Boston Town on Tuesday night. Two first-half goals from Tom Garrick gave Boston a 2-0 lead at the break, before further strikes from Jordan Tate and Robert Raducan rounded off the rout. Lewis Thorogood handed debuts ...

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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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