Tulips

O’Sullivan gives backword after agreeing deal

Spalding United manager Elliot Sandy will be relying on the bulk of his title-winning squad when the new season kicks of. Most of the Northern Premier League Midland Division champions have agreed to stay at the Sir Halley Stewart Field for a new adventure in the Southern League Premier Central after the club’s promotion.However, despite agreeing to stay, Riley O’Sullivan has ...

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Tulips head south for new season

As predicted, Spalding United will be swapping the Northern Premier League for the Southern League after their Midlands Division title success. That brought promotion but the Tulips are heading to the Southern League’s Premier Central Division for the 2024/25 season, thanks to the vagaries of geography and how the non-League system works.They will join fellow promotion winners Bedford Town, Biggleswade ...

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Free offer for fans to see Spalding over finish line

It is all down to the last day of the Northern Premier League season to decide who goes up as Midlands Division champions and who must battle through two more games. Spalding United will be backed by a huge crowd at the Sir Halley Stewart stadium as they welcome Coleshill Town where a victory will secure the crown. However, anything ...

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Tulips strike seven after cup reversal

National League North promotion hopefuls Scunthorpe United hit back from two goals down to destroy Spalding United’s Lincolnshire Senior Cup hopes at Lincoln City. However, the Tulips soon overcame that disappointment with a stunning 7-1 Pitched In Northern Premier League win at Sporting Khalsa to put themselves firmly in the driving seat to clinch the league title.At the LNER Stadium ...

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Sandy proud of Tulips after cup final heartache

Lincolnshire County Cup Final Spalding United 2 Scunthorpe United 3 Spalding United manager Elliot Sandy says he doesn’t know how his side lost as Scunthorpe United came from behind to beat the Tulips 3-2 in the Lincolnshire County Cup Final at Lincoln City’s Sincil Bank. Sandy was left proud by his Tulips’ performance and effort, particularly in a first half ...

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GALLERY – Tulips get pre-final promotion boost

Spalding United went into Wednesday’s Lincolnshire County FA Senior Cup final on the back of a nine-point boost to their league promotion hopes. The Tulips were due to take on Scunthorpe United at Lincoln City’s LNER Stadium after the Voice went to press (see next week’s edition for report and pictures) but were lifted when they learned Pitching In Northern Premier ...

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Sandy tells Tulips to concentrate on themselves amid on and off pitch title drama

The three-way fight for the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midland Division title involving Spalding United could face some off-the-pitch drama. Leaders Harborough Town, have been found guilty by the FA of having twice played a player in a league fixture who was meant to be suspended.Rather than deduct the points Harborough received from the games they won 4-0 and ...

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Cheer on Spalding in cup final

The Tulips Supporters’ Club has been a massive hit this season and it’s looking to take at least two coachloads of fans to Spalding United’s County Cup final in two weeks’ time. The Tulips will take on Scunthorpe United in the final at Lincoln City’s LNER Stadium on Wednesday, April 17.There are two coaches set to take supporters to the ...

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Fine Easter sends Tulips top of the league before final four

Spalding United enjoyed a brilliant Easter weekend that brought six points and a return to the top of the league with four games remaining. The Tulips won 3-0 at Shepshed Dynamo on Saturday and 2-0 at home to Hinckley LR on Monday.And with Harborough Town suffering a surprise 2-0 home defeat to previously bottom of the table AFC Rushden and ...

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Tulips respond to move into second

Spalding United shook off the disappointment of conceding a last gasp equaliser to leaders Harborough Town on Saturday to move second with a win over Lye Town on Tuesday. The Tulips had looked set to make a statement win in the Pitching In Northern League Midland Division thanks to Riley O’Sullivan’s strike at the weekend.But they conceded in the 95th ...

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Tulips fans’ egg-cellent showing

Supporters of Spalding United have provided some Easter cheer through chocolate. The Tulips Supporters Club have held several food collections since forming last summer and their latest drive was to collect Easter eggs for families who might otherwise not receive one.For Saturday’s top of the table clash with Harborough Town supporters were asked to bring some confectionary with them.And a ...

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Tulips prepare to ‘give it everything’

Manager Elliot Sandy is promising his team will be giving it everything on Saturday when they take on Northern Premier League Midland Division leaders Harborough Town at the Sir Halley Stewart ground. Spalding United warmed up with a crushing 5-1 victory at Rugby Town but Sandy is under no illusions of the task awaiting his side if they want to ...

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Tulips match postponed

It turned into a week off for Spalding United who didn’t have a game on Saturday and whose scheduled home game with Lye Town was called off on Tuesday night.The water-logged Sir Halley Stewart led to the postponement.The race for promotion from the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division continues on Saturday as the Tulips head to Rugby Town.They’ll ...

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Plastic pays well for Tulips at Saints

There was nothing artificial about Spalding United’s second-half display at Boldmere St Michael’s on Saturday in the Midland Division of the Northern Premier League. Three goals in a five-minute spell propelled Elliot Sandy’s side to a 3-0 win on the Sutton Coldfield club’s 3G pitch.“We’ve been funny this season on astroturf,” said Sandy. “We’ve been a bit hit and miss ...

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Four-some Tulips down Dynamo

Spalding United returned to form in an impressive display that ended Loughborough Dynamo’s winning run. The Tulips ran out 4-2 winners on Saturday in the clash of two sides in the Pitching In Northern League Midlands Division play-offs to keep the pressure up on leaders Harborough Town who beat third placed Anstey Nomads.And they effectively won it in the opening ...

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Sandy calls for more from Tulips

Spalding United are offering free entry for under 16s this Saturday for what could be a big game in the Pitching In Northern Premier Midlands Division title race. The Tulips were beaten 2-1 at mid-table Bedworth United last Saturday to fall further behind leaders Harborough Town.It means they’re now four points back from Harborough who also have a game in ...

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Wet weather frustrates Tulips

It was a wet weekend for Spalding United as their scheduled Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division match with Lye Town was postponed. Spalding visit 13th place Bedworth United on Saturday.Despite them not playing a former Tulip helped aid his old side’s title charge.Dylan Edge was on target for Cambridge City in a 2-1 win over third placed Anstey ...

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Tulips eye league and cup double

The hunt is on for a Spalding United league and cup double. The Tulips made short work of Boston United on Tuesday night in the semi final of the Lincolnshire County Cup, beating their higher level opponents 3-0 to reach the final for the second successive time.They will face either Cleethorpes or Scunthorpe in the final.“It was a great win,” ...

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Bennett at the double as Tulips win at Corby

Sam Bennett came off the bench to see Spalding United get back to winning ways in the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division.The Tulips had been left to stew on the 5-0 capitulation at Anstey Nomads for two weeks after last week’s match and even a proposed friendly in mid-week were called off due to the weather.But they battled ...

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Two games halted by racist incidents

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United’s matches on Saturday were delayed due to racist incidents. Spalding United praised Corby Town’s swift actions during the Tulips’ 2-1 win at the Steelman in the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division.The club posted a statement saying: “Corby Town Football Club are disappointed to announce that a supporter was ejected from today’s match ...

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