Tulips

Tulips continue unbeaten run

Spalding are now the only club to remain unbeaten in the Northern Premier League Midlands Division after taking the honours at Loughborough Dynamo. Dylan Edge continued his scoring streak with a hat-trick on Saturday and Elliot Sandy was on target during their away success at the club which had started the day in fourth place.The win saw Spalding’s unbeaten stretch ...

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Late Edge strike maintains Tulips’ unbeaten start

Spalding United 2Corby Town 2 An 87th minute Dylan Edge goal, his second of the game, ensured Spalding United’s unbeaten start to the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division season continued at the Sir Halley Stewart on Tuesday night.The Tulips had looked set for a first league defeat of the season after visitors Corby Town grabbed an 82nd minute ...

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Spirited Spalding edged out by Stafford

Spalding United 1Stafford Rangers 2 Spalding United put in a spirited display against Stafford Rangers in the FA Trophy on Saturday but fell to a Kaiman Anderson first half double.The visitors to the Sir Halley Stewart are flying high in the Pitching In Northern Premier League but were pushed all the way by the Tulips in front of a crowd ...

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Unbeaten Tulips thrash leaders

Spalding United are the last remaining unbeaten side in the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midland Division after a sensational performance saw them breeze past leaders Halesowen Town. The Tulips’ 3-0 win moved them within three points of the West Midlands side who had won all seven of their fixtures so far this season.In front of a fine crowd of ...

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Spalding United ready for a testing October as they bid to show their mettle

Boss Brett Whaley reckons Spalding United will be in a great position to challenge for honours this season if they can negotiate a tricky October and stay unbeaten. The Tulips are one of only three teams to still be unbeaten in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division and sit in third place after a very busy September. And they welcome ...

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Substitute Sandy seals super Spalding United success with dramatic late FA Trophy winner

Dereham Town 0 Spalding United 1 A dramatic late winner from Elliot Sandy earned ten-man Spalding United a 1-0 FA Trophy win at Dereham Town on Saturday. Striker Sandy struck in the third minute of added time to steer Spalding into the third qualifying round of the competition, where they will face Stafford Rangers at home on October 8. Fellow ...

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Spalding United battle back to beat Borough and book Boston United cup clash

Spalding United 4 Grimsby Borough 1 Spalding United booked a mouth-watering Lincs FA Senior Cup quarter-final with Boston United after seeing off Grimsby Borough 4-1 on Tuesday night. It wasn’t all plain sailing for the Tulips at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, though, as they were forced to come from behind to secure safe passage into the last eight. ...

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Cartwright rescues a point for Spalding United as draw at Hinckley keeps them unbeaten in league

Hinckley LRFC 1 Spalding United 1 Spalding United remain unbeaten in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division after coming from behind to pick up a 1-1 draw at Hinckley LRFC on Saturday. Domonic Brennan (4) gave hosts Hinckley an early lead, but Sam Cartwright (28) levelled things up for the Tulips. Jordan O’Brien later missed a penalty for Spalding, who ...

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Saturday football: Five-star Pinchbeck United showing, Spalding and Holbeach United both held to draws

Pinchbeck United romped to their biggest win of the season as they battered Selston 5-0 on Saturday, while Spalding United drew 1-1 at Hinckley and Holbeach United were held to a 0-0 home draw by Swaffham Town. Starting with the Knights, goals from Spencer Weir-Daley, Andre Williams, Elliot Foster (pen), Avi Vieira and Harry Peasgood gave the Knights a major ...

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Sandy strike seals top Tulips triumph in FA Trophy tussle at previously unbeaten opponents

Newcastle Town 0 Spalding United 2 In-form Spalding United racked up another impressive victory on Tuesday night as they won 2-0 at Newcastle Town to progress in the Isuzu FA Trophy. In a game that was previously scheduled for Saturday but was rearranged due to The Queen’s death last week, a 20th-minute own goal and Elliot Sandy’s strike eight minutes ...

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All weekend football fixtures postponed as mark of respect following the Queen’s death

All football matches this weekend involving South Holland sides have been postponed as mark of respect following the Queen’s death on Thursday. From the Premier League all the way down the non-league ladder, no football will be played. That means that Spalding United, Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United and all of South Holland’s other sides will be kicking their heels. ...

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Unbeaten Spalding United up to third after Dereham victory as Edge and Clifton strike

Dereham Town 0 Spalding United 2 Spalding United kept their unbeaten start to the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division season going on Tuesday night as they moved up to third place in the table with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Dereham Town. After a goalless first half at Aldiss Park, strikes from Dylan Edge (66) and James Clifton (70) gave ...

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Boss Brett happy with Spalding United’s start to the season by underwhelmed by Yaxley victory

Spalding United 4 Yaxley 2 Brett Whaley has declared himself happy with Spalding United’s start to the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division season after they ended August unbeaten in the league and fifth in the standings. Bank Holiday Monday’s 4-2 win over Yaxley at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field made it three wins and two draws for the Tulips, ...

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Whaley feels draw ‘was fair’ despite Spalding United’s fine first half showing at Coleshill

Coleshill Town 1 Spalding United 1 Boss Brett Whaley admitted that a draw was the right result as Spalding United were held 1-1 by hosts Coleshill Town on Saturday. Spalding made a flying start to the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division clash at Pack Meadow as striker Dylan Edge netted on five minutes. However, the hosts hit back instantly through ...

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Saturday football: Pinchbeck United too good for rivals Holbeach in FA Vase, away draw for Spalding United

Pinchbeck United romped to a 4-1 FA Vase win over neighbours Holbeach United on Saturday, while Spalding United drew 1-1 at Coleshill Town in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division. At the Sir Halley Stewart Playin Field, Avi Vieira gave Pinchbeck an early lead only for Fenn Storey to hit back almost immediately for the Tigers. That was as good ...

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Sandy strike seals Shepshed win for ten-man Spalding United as they climb up to fourth

Spalding United kept their unbeaten start to the new Pitching In NPL Midlands Division going with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Shepshed Dynamo on Tuesday night. Striker Elliot Sandy struck the only goal of the game on 36 minutes to settle the clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. It was a performance full of courage from Brett Whaley’s ...

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Solitary Margetts strike sinks Spalding United in tight FA Cup derby with rivals Stamford

Spalding United 0 Stamford 1 A first-half goal from striker Jonathan Margetts was the difference as Spalding United were dumped out of the Emirates FA Cup by rivals Stamford on Saturday. In a derby between two teams that are being tipped to be in the race for promotion from Pitching In NPL Midlands Division this season, it was the Daniels ...

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Saturday football: Defeats all round as Spalding United and Pinchbeck United exit FA Cup and Holbeach United beaten at home

It was a day of defeats for South Holland’s big three on Saturday as Spalding United lost 1-0 at home to Stamford in the Emirates FA Cup, Pinchbeck United went down 3-2 at Shepshed Dynamo in the same competition and Holbeach United were beaten 2-1 at home by AFC Sudbury Reserves in Thurlow Nunn League Division One North. Starting with ...

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FA Cup derby with Stamford will serve as Brett’s barometer for Spalding United’s progress

Brett Whaley reckons that Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie with Stamford will serve as a true indicator as to how much of a force Spalding United will be this season. The South Lincolnshire rivals will clash for the first time this season at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (3pm), with FA prize money and the prospect of a lengthy ...

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‘Remarkable’ Spalding United coach Lee wins coveted Bobby Moore award

Spalding United youth team coach Lee Black was honoured at the 2022 England Football & McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards national ceremony. Held at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium, Black was named as the national winner of the prestigious Grassroots Bobby Moore award. The South Holland-based coach was nominated for the Bobby Moore Award for the huge impact he has had ...

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