Tulips

Narrow defeat for Spalding United as league’s top scorer settles close Steels contest

Spalding United 0Stocksbridge Park Steels 1 A second-half strike from Stockbridge Park Steels’ star man Luke Mepham sentenced Spalding United to a narrow 1-0 defeat on Saturday. In a game that could easily have gone either way at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, Mepham showed great strength to fire home a lethal finish on 67 minutes and settle the ...

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Saturday football: Tigers held despite Oliver double, Tulips edged out at home and Knights fall into bottom two

Holbeach United lost a 2-0 lead as they were forced to settle for a draw at Quorn on Saturday, while Spalding United were edged out 1-0 at home by Stocksbridge Park Steels and Pinchbeck United went down 3-1 at Rothwell Corinthians. Starting with Holbeach, a double from the recalled Ryan Oliver put them 2-0 up at half-time in their Uhlsport ...

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Spalding United eye a Steels double with Easton welcoming back strike duo

Refreshed Spalding United are bidding to get their season back on track when they welcome rivals Stocksbridge Park Steels to the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday (3pm). After two weeks off, Tulips boss Matt Easton reckons that his injury-ravaged squad is almost back to full strength as they bid to build on an encouraging first few months of ...

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Tired Tulips are tonked at Glossop as boss Easton welcomes a two-week break

Glossop NE 6Spalding United 1 Spalding United slumped to their heaviest defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East Division season so far as Glossop North End thrashed them 6-1 on Saturday. The Tulips, who now have two weeks without a game, were comprehensively defeated in Derbyshire as Porya Ahmadi (13, 33 and 60) helped himself to a hat-trick. Mohammed Sheriff ...

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Saturday football: Six of the best for Tigers, but Tulips and Pinchbeck are well beaten

Holbeach United were the big South Holland winners on Saturday as they smashed six goals, but both Spalding United and Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten. It was a day to remember for Holbeach In the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, as they battered old foes Cogenhoe United 6-0 in a one-sided Carter’s Park affair. Josh Ford helped himself to a hat-trick ...

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Easton asks for one last push from his tired Spalding United ahead of quiet October

Matt Easton has issued a rallying cry to his walking wounded Spalding United squad ahead of what looks like being their only fixture for the entirety of October. The Tulips make the long trip to Glossop North End on Saturday (3pm) knowing that it’ll be at least a few more weeks before they have another game in the BetVictor NPL ...

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No excuses from Easton as injury-ravaged Spalding United are dumped out of FA Trophy

Chasetown 5Spalding United 1 By RAY TUCKER Spalding United’s recent woes in Football Association competitions continued on Saturday with a thumping 5-1 defeat at the hands of ten-man Chasetown in the extra preliminary round of the FA Trophy on Saturday. Only two weeks earlier the teams shared the points in the BetVictor NPL South East Division clash at the same ...

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Saturday football: Tulips dumped out of FA Trophy, Tigers on-song and Pinchbeck denied at death

Spalding United suffered a bitterly disappointing FA Trophy exit on Saturday as they lost 5-1 at ten-man Chasetown, while in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division Holbeach United enjoyed a fine 3-1 win over Rugby Town and Pinchbeck United drew 2-2 at ON Chenecks. Starting with the Tulips, they made a great start in the Extra Preliminary Round clash and went ...

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Easton targets an FA Trophy run to boost the Spalding United coffers

Boss Matt Easton wants to lead his Spalding United side to a money-spinning run in this season’s FA Trophy. The Tulips, who haven’t fared overly well in the national competition in recent years, visit BetVictor NPL South East Division rivals Chasetown for what looks like a potentially winnable tie on Saturday (3pm). The duo drew 2-2 in the league just ...

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Wednesday football: Tulips pick up point at leaders, Tigers fire five in cup cruise

Spalding United drew 1-1 at BetVictor NPL South East Division leaders Carlton Town on Wednesday night, while Holbeach United walloped Whittlesey Athletic 5-1 in the KitmanUK UCL League Cup. Starting with Spalding, Tom Maddison’s 32nd minute penalty saw them trailing 1-0 at in-form Carlton at the break. But Joel Brownhill levelled for the Tulips in the closing stages to secure ...

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Easton admits depleted Spalding United are running on empty after Worksop loss

Spalding United 0Worksop Town 2 Matt Easton was in a philosophical mood after seeing his Spalding United side beaten 2-0 at home by Worksop Town on Saturday. Second-half strikes from Lynton Karkach (55) and Craig Mitchell (78) sank the Tulips, who saw their four-game unbeaten streak in BetVictor NPL South East come to an end. Worksop were deserved winners on ...

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Saturday football: League losses for Tulips and Tigers, Harrox mauled by Lions

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United suffered league losses on Saturday, while Moulton Harrox were handed a home humbling by one of their title rivals. Starting with Spalding, they slipped up 2-0 against Worksop Town at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field – ending their fine run of form in BetVictor NPL South East. Second-half strikes from Lynton Karkach (55) ...

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Spalding United made to pay the penalty by Gainsborough after Integro stalemate

Spalding United 0Gainsborough Trinity 0(penalties 5-6) Unlucky Spalding United bowed out of the Integro League Cup after a 6-5 penalty-shoot out defeat to higher-graded Gainsborough Trinity on Tuesday night. Neither side managed a breakthrough in the regulation 90 minutes at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, meaning spot-kicks were needed to seperate the Lincolnshire duo. Although Scott Floyd, Kegan Everington, ...

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Decent draw extends Spalding United’s unbeaten league run to four games

Chasetown 2Spalding United 2 By RAY TUCKER Injury-plagued Spalding United dug deep into their reserves to earn a very respectable share of the BetVictor NPL South East Division points at the Scholars Ground on Saturday. With seven potential first team squad members missing, mainly through injuries, the Tulips twice held the lead in a pulsating cut and thrust encounter before ...

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Saturday football: FA Vase victory for Tigers, Tulips and Pinchbeck both bag a point

Holbeach United marched on in the Buildbase FA Vase with a 3-1 victory at Clifton All Whites on Saturday, while in league action Spalding United drew 2-2 at Chasetown and Pinchbeck United drew 1-1 at home against Rugby Town. Starting with the Tigers, Josh Ford’s penalty gave them a 1-0 lead in the second qualifying round clash. The hosts levelled ...

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Tulips go third with Cleethorpes win as Easton enjoys happy anniversary

Spalding United 2 Cleethorpes Town 1 In-form Spalding United climbed up to third in the BetVictor NPL South East Division standings with an eye-catching 2-1 victory over Cleethorpes Town on Tuesday night. An early George Zuerner goal gave the Tulips a 1-0 lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, but matters got tricky when Ben Greenwood was sent off ...

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Ace Joel fires Spalding United to superb Steels victory with hat-trick

Stocksbridge Park Steels 1 Spalding United 3 By RAY TUCKER Striker Joel Brownhill bagged a hat-trick in a tremendous team performance by Spalding United as they won 3-1 at Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday. Brownhill netted on 22, 48 (penalty) and 80 minutes at the Look Local Stadium to hand Steels their first defeat of the BetVictor NPL South East ...

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Saturday football: Brownhill toasts Tulips treble, Tigers smash Sleaford for seven, Pinchbeck beaten

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United enjoyed impressive away wins on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were soundly beaten at home. A Joel Brownhill hat-trick ensured that Spalding were 3-1 winners at Stocksbridge Park Steels in the Bet Victor NPL East Division, making it two games unbeaten in the process. The Tulips are now eight in the table ahead of Tuesday ...

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Spalding United end their losing streak with impressive Ilkeston draw

Ilkeston Town 0 Spalding United 0 Spalding United halted their run of three successive defeats in all competitions with a superb BetVictor NPL South East Division draw at Ilkeston Town on Tuesday night. The Tulips had the better of the chances in Derbyshire, but were unable to find an elusive goal in the absence of key strikers Jenk Acar and ...

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Spalding United made to rue missed chances in Market Drayton defeat

Spalding United 0 Market Drayton Town 1 By RAY TUCKER Spalding United slipped to their third defeat on the spin as they were made to rue a host of missed opportunities on Saturday. In a high-energy BetVictor NPL South East Division encounter with Market Drayton Town there was plenty for supporters to get excited about despite the 1-0 home defeat. ...

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