Keeble scores after eight seconds in Tigers victory

Holbeach United U16s football team who clinched the Peterborough and District League Division Three title.''ENGEMN00120131110090508
Holbeach United U16s football team who clinched the Peterborough and District League Division Three title.''ENGEMN00120131110090508
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Holbeach United Under 16s are in seventh heaven after clinching the Peterborough and District League Division Three title.

They won 7-1 after a breathtaking start that saw senior first-team player Jordan Keeble score after just eight seconds.

Keeble latched onto a through ball from Ben Gibbons to put the Tigers ahead.

He had a glorious chance to double the lead in the fourth minute but saw his penalty saved.

It mattered little as two goals from Gibbons and a smart finish from Sam Young, following a Ryan Smith free-kick, gave the visitors a four-goal lead before the hosts pulled one back from the spot midway through the first half.

Holbeach stayed in control in the second half and Gibbons completed his hat-trick, again after being set up by Smith.

Young then grabbed a second, Keeble this time the provider, before Robbie Thurston completed the scoring with a close range header.

In Division Two, Bourne Town Juniors defeated Sawtry Colts Yellow 3 -0

Under 18

Spalding United Under 18s remain on course for a Peterborough Youth League double following a comprehensive 4-0 victory at Sawtry on Sunday.

The Tulips played some excellent football to run out convincing victors with goals from Wilson, Farrell, Casey and French.

This Sunday, the Tulips contest the League Knockout Cup Final against Netherton at the Focus Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Peterborough at 2pm.

There was a 12-goal thriller in Division One where Bourne Town Juniors were on the wrong end of an 8-4 home defeat by Northborough Junior Blue U/18

Under 15

Pinchbeck produced a five-star performance to see off Ketton Juniors.

They won 5-1 after making a fine start, Nuno Pires fiing them ahead after just four minutes when meeting Jonny Lockie’s cross.

Ketton levelled midway though the first half but Pinchbeck struck four times after the break for a comfortable victory.

Jonny Lockie converted Will Bradley’s cross on 53 minutes and Pires then grabbed his second following a long throw by Alex Want.

Want was again the provider when Scott Chuter made it 4-1 in the 75th minute and Lockie had the final word when crashing home a 25-yard free-kick.

In Division Two, second-placed Holbeach were 5-0 victors at Bourne Town Juniors.

Under 14

Pinchbeck Under 14 are not taking it easy, despite winning the Division One title last week.

They continued their winning ways with a 3-0 victory over second-placed Phoenix at Glen Park.

Tapi Shahwe, Layton Maddison, Ben Lawrence and Josh Lawrence all went close before the opener came on 26 minutes.

Shahwe lobbed the keeper to give Pinchbeck the lead and they threatened to add to it before the break with Ben Lawrence making several great runs down the right.

The outstanding defence of Keiran Hamilton, Jack Brown and Harry Decamps bossed the back with a number of top quality headers and superb tackles to deny the visitors getting anywhere within the 18 yard box.

As Pinchbeck piled on the pressure the Phoenix keeper made a good save before Shahwe doubled the advantage when heading home Layton Maddison’s corner .

The third goal came just five minutes from time when substitute Callum Clark lashed home with a sweetly-struck volley.

Spalding Orange ran out 2-0 winners at Parkway Eagles Black to end their Division Three campaign in impressive style.

The first half was hard-fought but Spalding scored twice after the break for a deserved victory.

Ollie Green finished superbly to fire them ahead and the points were secure when Bradley Froggatt volleyed home.

It’s been a fine season for Spalding, who displayeda great attitude and team spirit all season. They currently lie fifth in the table but other teams still have matches to play.

In Division Two, leaders Deeping Rangers Claret hammered Thorney Colts 7-0.

Under 13

Under 13 league leaders Deeping Rangers were in cup action this weekend and ran out 6-0 victors over Powerleague Colts.

Pinchbeck Under 13s are looking for new players for the 2014/15 season. If anyone is interested, contact Mike on 07803 076490.

Under 12

The bottom of the table clash in Division One sawDeeping Rangers beaten 2-1 by basement side Thurlby Tigers.

In Division Two, Holbeach drew 1-1 at Netherton Utd.

Division Three leaders Deeping Rangers Amber were 4-2 victors at Blackstones.

Under 11

Young Dons Under 11s ran out 5-0 victors over Saxilby Sharks and it would have been more if not for a fine goalkeeping display.

Player-of-the-Match James Blackman opened the scoring from the edge of the area with a fine chip and he added a second with a shot that somehow slid under the keeper.

The one-way traffic continued, but a number of fine saves keep the Dons at bay until Kieran Greetham added a third before half-time.

The second half was a similar story with the Dons creating chance after chance, but they found the Saxilby keeper unbeatable until Brendan Flowers deceived him with a cross-cum-shot to make it four.

Late on Greetham grabbed his second to complete the scoring.

Coaching course

Spalding High School is the venue for a football course on April 8.

The Keeper Tech Football Coaching course is open to boys and girls aged 5-12 and takes place from 10am-2pm.

The course will include fun games, shooting and matches and for further details, call 07507 891197.