Second win on the bounce for Holbeach United but Spalding United see game rained off

Holbeach United made it back-to-back wins in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division with a 2-0 success at Oadby Town on Saturday, while Spalding United saw their match at Leek Town postponed.

Second-half goals from Ollie Pinner and Jake Clitheroe sealed the points for Seb Hayes’ Tigers, who beat Harrowby United 9-0 the previous week.

Their 16th league win of the season consolidates seventh place in the UCL standings.

As for the Tulips, heavy rain ensured that Leek Town’s pitch failed a 9am pitch inspection.

Leaders Shaw Lane also saw their game postponed, but fellow title rivals Newcastle Town and Witton Albion both won.

Witton are now four points off the second-placed Tulips with five games in hand.

In the ChromaSport PDFL, Pinchbeck United crushed Thorney 5-0 at Knight Street thanks to goals from Ollie Maltby (2), Nick Bishop, Callum Lawe and Tom Panton.

Holbeach United Reserves were also on winning form as they saw off Deeping Rangers Reserves 4-3, while Crowland Town saw off Langtoft United 4-2 at Snowden Field.

Moulton Harrox also earned a 4-2 President Premier Shield triumph at Wisbech Town Reserves.

In Division One, leaders Moulton Harrox Reserves were 2-1 winners at Wittering Harriers to make it 19 games unbeaten.

Long Sutton also stunned rivals Sutton Bridge United 1-0 in the Spalding Inter Services Trophy.

More on all the Saturday football throughout the week at and in Thursday’s paper.


Evo-Stik NPL

First Division South: Belper Town 0 Stocksbridge PS 0; Chasetown 1 Lincoln Utd 3; Gresley 0 Newcastle Town 1; Kidsgrove Ath 0 Carlton Town 2; Market Drayton 2 Rugby Town 3; Romulus 2 Basford Utd 2; Sheffield FC 1 AFC Rushden & Diamonds 2; Witton Albion 1 Bedworth Utd 0.

ChromaSport UCL

Premier Division: Cogenhoe United 2 Peterborough Sports 2; Deeping Rangers 8 Huntingdon Town 0; Eynesbury Rovers 7 Leicester Nirvana 1; Kirby Muxloe 0 Wisbech Town 4; Northampton ON Chenecks 0 Boston Town 1; Oadby Town 0 Holbeach United 2; Rothwell Corinthians 1 Harrowby United 1; Sleaford Town 2 Northampton Sileby Rangers 1; Yaxley 4 Harborough Town 2.

ChromaSport PDFL

Premier Division: Crowland Town 4 Langtoft United 2; Holbeach United Res 4 Deeping Rangers Res 3; Leverington Sports 0 Peterborough ICA Sports 4; Peterborough Sports Res 6 AFC Stanground Sports 1; Pinchbeck United 5 Thorney 0; Sawtry 1 Stamford Lions 7.

President Premier Shield: Wisbech Town Res 2 Moulton Harrox 4.

Division One: Kings Cliffe 8 Riverside 1; Netherton United Res 1 Oakham United Res 6; Oundle Town 0 Peterborough Polonia 2; Spalding United Res 1 Warboys Town 6; Stamford Belvedere 3 Baston 0; Wittering Harriers 1 Moulton Harrox Res 2.

Spalding Inter Services Trophy: Long Sutton Athletic 1 Sutton Bridge United 0; Tydd St Mary 4 Crowland Town Res 1.

Division Two: AFC Stanground Sports Res 3 Parkway Eagles 1; Ramsey Town 3 Peterborough ICA Sports Res 1; Spalding Town 0 Ketton Res 2; Stamford Lions Res 2 Whittlesey Athletic A 6.

Division Three: Brotherhood Sports 10 Whittlesey Athletic B 1; FC Peterborough 7 AFC Stanground Sports A 1; Thorpe Wood Rangers 5 Rutland DR 4; Uppingham Town Res 1 Eye United 8.

Division Four: AFC Stanground Sports B 6 Huntingdon Rovers 1; Feeder 2 Stamford Lions A 2; Parkside 2 FC Peterborough Res 1; Premiair 5 Holbeach Bank 2; Whittlesey Athletic C 2 Netherton United 2.

Division Five A: Glinton & Northborough Res 4 Orton Rangers 1.

Division Five B: Riverside Res 0 AFC Orton 3.

League Shield: Eunice Huntingdon 5 Tydd SM Res 3; Peterborough NECI 1 Holbeach Utd A 0.

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