ON THE MARK: Michael Frew scored and missed a penalty for the Tigers. Photo by JAKE WHITELEY

Saturday football: Holbeach go top with big win, Deeping outgun Pinchbeck and Spalding secure away draw

Holbeach United hit top spot in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division table with a victory at Desborough Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United lost their derby with Deeping Rangers and Spalding United drew at BetVictor NPL South East Division high-fliers Belper Town.

Starting in the UCL, Holbeach maintained their mammoth unbeaten run with a comprehensive 4-0 victory at Desborough.

Liam Adams, Johnny Lockie, Michael Frew – who also saw a penalty saved – and Will Bird all scored to send the Tigers to the top of the table.

At the other end, Pinchbeck United threatened to pull off a big upset against Deeping Rangers before eventually succumbing to a 4-2 defeat at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field.

Debutant Adam Richardson starred with two goals as the Knights went 1-0 and 2-1 up, but they shipped three goals in the second half and stay second-from-bottom.

Up In the BetVictor NPL, Spalding almost pulled off a fine with at Belper.

Skipper Lewis Brownhill netted twice as the Tulips led 1-0 and 2-1, but Alex Peterson’s late leveller denied them all three points.

More to follow, including Peterborough League results.


BetVictor NPL

South East Division: Belper Town 2 Spalding United 2; Chasetown 0 Stocksbridge Park Steels 2; Glossop North End 1 Cleethorpes Town 2; Leek Town 3 Worksop Town 0; Loughborough Dynamo 1 Frickley Athletic 0; Market Drayton Town 0 Sutton Coldfield Town 6; Newcastle Town 0 Lincoln United 1; Sheffield FC 0 Carlton Town 3; Stamford 2 Kidsgrove Athletic 0; Wisbech Town 0 Ilkeston Town 2.

Uhlsport UCL

Premier Division: Anstey Nomads 2 Harborough Town 0; Boston Town 0 Loughborough University 1; Cogenhoe United 1 Rugby Town 2; Desborough Town 0 Holbeach United 4; Lutterworth Town 0 Rothwell Corinthians 4; Oadby Town 3 Sleaford Town 2; Pinchbeck United 2 Deeping Rangers 4; Quorn 3 Peterborough Northern Star FC 0.

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