Pinchbeck United

Saturday football: Macleod treble as Tulips win thriller, Pinchbeck battered and Tigers lose again

A Jordan Macleod hat-trick helped Spalding United beat Belper Town 3-2 in the FA Trophy on Saturday, but both Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United suffered heavy league losses. Starting at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, Spalding won an absolute classic to book their place in the next round of the FA Trophy. Macleod twice gave the Tulips the lead ...

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Toughest test awaits Pinchbeck United at Long Eaton after wasted Anstey journey

Pinchbeck United face perhaps their toughest game of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season on Saturday. The Knights make the trip to Long Eaton United, who are unbeaten so far this campaign and sit fifth in the early standings despite having played considerably less games than everybody else around them. Having already dispatched a Melton Town side (3-0) who beat ...

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Second-half spree ends Pinchbeck United’s unbeaten UCL Premier Division North run

Pinchbeck United 1 Melton Town 4 Four second-half strikes from Melton Town shot down Pinchbeck United’s four-game unbeaten run in the Uhlsport UCL Premier DIvision North on Saturday. The Knights were handed a 4-1 reverse by rivals Melton at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field – their first league defeat since August 24. All started well for Lewis Thorogood’s side ...

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Saturday football: Tulips back on winning form, Tigers lose again and Pinchbeck see unbeaten run shattered

Spalding United enjoyed a 3-1 win at Shepshed Dyanamo on Saturday, while Holbeach United were beaten 2-0 at home by Heather St John’s and Pinchbeck United lost 4-1 at home to Melton Town. The Tulips ended a five-game winless streak with their success at Butthole Lane, as Jordan Macleod (2) and Glenn Yala got the goals for Gaby Zakuani’s side ...

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Pinchbeck United told to put FA Vase shock behind them ahead of double header

Lewis Thorogood has urged his Pinchbeck United players to respond to their surprise FA Vase exit as they prepare for two games in four days. Having gone four games unbeaten in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North, the Knights lost to unfancied Graham Street Prims in the Vase on Friday night. Despite being disappointed by the defeat, boss Thorogood is ...

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Thorogood philosophical as Pinchbeck United are stunned in FA Vase upset

Boss Lewis Thorogood admitted Pinchbeck United slipped on a typical banana skin on Friday night as they woes in FA competitions continued. The Knights saw their four-game unbeaten run ended by lower-graded Graham Street Prims’ 2-1 win at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, as they fell at the first hurdle in the FA Vase. George Lynam put the Uhlsport ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United beaten at home, Holbeach United exit FA Vase

Cheer was in limited supply for South Holland’s leading football sides over the weekend. Spalding United suffered a 2-1 Pitching In NPL Midlands Division defeat to Cambridge City and Holbeach United lost 2-0 at Boston Town in the FA Vase on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were upset 2-1 at home by Graham Streer Prims on Friday night as they too ...

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Upbeat Thorogood wants to end Pinchbeck United’s FA Vase curse

Lewis Thorogood is aiming to end another Pinchbeck United hoodoo on Friday night. The Knights, who have never won a game in an FA competition, welcome Graham Street Prims to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field tomorrow night (7.45pm) for a second round qualifying clash. Having steered Pinchbeck to the end of their 751-day winless streak, Thorogood is now hopeful ...

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Thorogood full of praise as Pinchbeck United’s unbeaten run stretches to four after fine St John’s draw

Heather St John’s 2Pinchbeck United 2 In-form Pinchbeck United made it four games unbeaten in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North after picking up a fine 2-2 draw at title hopefuls Heather St John’s on Saturday. The Knights twice led at St John’s Park as Warren Hebblethwaite (3) gave them an early lead, only for Sam Ellis (6) to level ...

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Saturday football: Stainfield secures FA Cup draw for Tulips, Pinchbeck earn great draw, Tigers are thrashed

A last-gasp header from Nathan Stainfield earned Spalding United a 1-1 Emirates FA Cup draw against Kettering Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United drew 2-2 at Heather St John’s and Holbeach United were hammered 6-0 at Anstey Nomads. Starting with Spalding, they kept themselves in the FA Cup with a very impressive draw against higher-graded opposition. It looked like Gaby ...

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Thorogood reckons confidence is flowing at Pinchbeck ahead of testing trip

Pinchbeck United are bidding to make it four Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North games unbeaten on Saturday – but face an uphill task at high-flying Heather St John’s (3pm). One of the league’s early pace-setters, Knights boss Lewis Thorogood admits he knows very little about the Coalville-based outfit. But, having thrashed Newark FC 5-2 last weekend, confidence is high in ...

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Perfect day for Pinchbeck United as boss Thorogood salutes four-goal Opayinka

Pinchbeck United 5 Newark FC 2 Striker Enoch Opayinka helped himself to an incredible four goal haul as Pinchbeck United secured their best result in recent memory on Saturday. The Knights ran riot against Uhlsport UCL Premier Division rivals Newark FC on Saturday, racing into a 5-0 lead before settling for a 5-2 success at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing ...

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Saturday football: Five-star Pinchbeck impress, Spalding held and Holbeach defeated

Pinchbeck United grabbed their best win in recent memory after thrashing Newark FC 5-2 on Saturday, while Spalding United drew 1-1 at Sutton Coldfield Town and Holbeach United slipped up 2-0 at home to Long Eaton United. The headline-grabbers on the day were Pinchbeck, as Enoch Opayinka fired four goals in a day to remember at the Sir Halley Stewart ...

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Boss Thorogood happy with Pinchbeck United’s progress ahead of Newark test

Lewis Thorogood is pleased with Pinchbeck United’s progress ahead of Saturday’s home clash with Newark (3pm). The Knights are in the rare position of being on a two-game unbeaten run ahead of the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field showdown against the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North new boys. Having ended their long winless run by beating Selston, they picked up ...

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Holbeach United feeling happier than Pinchbeck United after drab derby draw

Holbeach United 0Pinchbeck United 0 Depleted Holbeach United battled to a 0-0 draw against South Holland rivals Pinchbeck United in a derby that both camps admitted was a drab affair. The Tigers were without almost an entire first team for the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North derby at Carter’s Park on Saturday, with club legend and assistant manager Dean Elston ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United march on in FA Cup, Holbeach and Pinchbeck in derby stalemate

Spalding United picked up a 1-0 win at Tividale on Saturday to keep their Emirates FA Cup run going, while Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United battled out a 0-0 draw at Carter’s Park in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North. Starting with the Tulips, a second-half strike from Stefan Broccoli (47) settled the first qualifying round clash and banked Gaby ...

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Pinchbeck United boss Thorogood is wary of wounded Tigers ahead of South Holland derby

Lewis Thorogood has played down any talk of Pinchbeck United being favourites for Saturday’s derby at Holbeach United (3pm). The Knights make the trip to Carter’s Park with a spring in their step following last weekend’s 3-1 win over Selston – a result that ended a huge 751-day winless run. And, with Holbeach yet to win this season and struggling ...

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751 days of pain are finally over as Pinchbeck United clinch win

Pinchbeck United 3 Selston 1 Two goals from skipper Dan Worthington helped Pinchbeck secure their first competitive victory under boss Lewis Thorogood as they came from behind to beat Selston 3-1 on Saturday – ending a winless sequence of 751 days. The Knights, who hadn’t won a league game in each of the last two seasons that were cut short ...

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Saturday football: Big away win for Spalding, Pinchbeck end hoodoo but Holbeach beaten

Spalding United picked up a fine 2-1 win at Corby Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United ended a lengthy winless run by seeing off Selston 3-1 and Holbeach United went down 2-1 at home to Quorn. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Chris Assombalonga (12) and Stefan Broccoli (49) secured Gaby Zakuani’s side all three points in the Pitching In ...

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Tuesday football: Derby defeats for Holbeach and Pinchbeck

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United suffered derby defeats in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North on Tuesday night. Holbeach were handed a 4-1 reverse at Boston Town, while Pinchbeck slipped up 1-0 at Deeping Rangers. Starting with the Tigers, Harry Limb fired Boston 1-0 ahead following a Lee Beeson corner on 17 minutes, but Holbeach did hit back when ...

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