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FOOTBALL: Holbeach United boss glad to be back to winning ways as Sileby Rangers ‘embarrass’ themselves

Holbeach United manager Tom Roberts had harsh words for Sileby Rangers’ players after seeing his capitalise on two red cards at Carter’s Park.

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RED RAG TO BULLS: Brian Farrell of Sileby Rangers is shown a straight red card by referee Dave Avison against Holbeach United at Carter's Park.

MATCH VERDICT: Holbeach United take advantage as unbeaten Sileby Rangers lose their heads

The frustration of back-to-back league defeats at Carter’s Park is finally out of Holbeach United’s system after the Tigers ended Sileby Rangers’ 10-game unbeaten league run.

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Back from left, Laura Sidajeva (Year 9), Emily Gresswell (11), Lauren Lewis (10), Renata De Sousa (11), Victoria Foster (11), Vivien Bek (10), Helena Sanchez (9); front, Rosie Faulkner (11), Paige Godfrey (11), Ellis Taylor-Williams (11) and Chloe Rimmer (10).

FOOTBALL: Spalding Academy girls take title

Spalding Academy under-16 girls team won the South Lincolnshire School Sports Association seven-a-side district tournament.

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Spalding captain Tegan Wheeler (left) battles for the ball. Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: Tegan’s terrific effort earns first win

Saturday’s derby between Pinchbeck United and Spalding United lived up to the pre-match anticipation.

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Lincolnshire FA supports groundsmen across the county

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The FA launched an £8 million commitment to improve natural turf (grass) football pitches across the country.

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HELPING OUT: Spalding United under-8s are presented with training jackets by Tracy and Stephen Johnson of Lets Get You Moving. Photo (TIM WILSON): SG240916-302TW

FOOTBALL: Knockout blow for Spalding under-18s

Spalding United Orange under-18s lost 5-1 at Yaxley Blue after taking the lead in the Peterborough and District Youth League Knockout Cup first round.

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LINING UP: The under-10 girls took part in their first-ever tournament as Spalding United staged a junior event at Priory School on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Spalding United under-18 girls take away first point

Spalding United kicked off their campaign in the new Lincolnshire Girls Under-18 League with a 2-2 draw at Long Bennington.

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GOALMOUTH ACTION: Pinchbeck keeper Joe Ashton looks on during the first half of Saturdays game against Langtoft United. Photo: Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: ‘Sore pride’ for Pinchbeck United goalkeeper

Pinchbeck United’s home game against Langtoft United was abandoned on Saturday due to a serious injury to goalkeeper Joe Ashton.

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TAKE CREDIT: Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell praised his side for their character against Yaxley in the UCL KO Cup.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

MATCH VERDICT: Bourne Town boss encourages players to take credit for late Yaxley anxiety

Bourne Town boss Jimmy McDonnell urged his players to take some positives from his side’s first round exit of the UCL KO Cup at the hands of Premier League Yaxley.

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NO CUP CHEER: Zak Munton (left) and George Couzens drew blanks for Bourne Town at home to Yaxley in the UCL KO Cup Round One, with the Wakes losing 3-0.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

MATCH VERDICT: Bourne Town in cup exit after clinical Yaxley take chances

Any interest Bourne Town had in this season’s UCL Knockout Cup effectively ended inside the first half at The Abbey Lawn.

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A late consolation for Crowland Town last night. Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: Moulton Harrox in pole position again

Reigning champions Moulton Harrox are back at the top of the table.

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Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell had some scathing words for the seven first team players who missed their side's 4-1 home defeat to Woodford Utd.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

MATCH VERDICT: Home truths to be handed out as Bourne Town boss McDonnell lets rip

Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell and playmaker George Couzens were both uncompromising in their disappointment after a below-par performance against Woodford United.

Bourne Town (in blue and yellow) suffered their second home defeat this season, losing 4-1 to Woodford United at The Abbey lawn.  Photo: Steve Relf EMN-160816-172126001

MATCH VERDICT: Bourne Town hurt by absentees as Woodford United profit

The sight of Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell’s name among the list of substitutes was, with hindsight, a sure sign that the Wakes were in trouble.

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Moulton Harrox celebrate their first goal just before the break. Photos by Tim Wilson

FOOTBALL: Honours even on derby day

Defending champions Moulton Harrox and title rivals Pinchbeck United shared four goals at Broad Lane on Tuesday night.

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Crowland Juniors, from left, vice-chairman Nathan Reed, committee member Tammy Turner, club secretary Jill Carr, under-8s manager Kelly Lang, chairman Danny Jackson, treasurer Paul Quinnell and under-10s manager Krenar Lleshi.

LINCOLNSHIRE FA AWARDS: Proudest moment for Crowland Juniors chairman

Crowland Juniors have been rewarded for their efforts by being named Lincolnshire FA Charter Standard club of the year.

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POINT TO PONDER: Deeping Rangers Michael Goode has warned his side to cut out the silly errors.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

FOOTBALL: Point to ponder for Deeping Rangers boss Goode

Deeping Rangers boss Michael Goode was under no illusions about his side’s escape from what looked like certain defeat in his side’s first league home game of the season.

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DUNN DEAL: Deeping Rangers midfielder Henry Dunn (centre) with striker Dan Schiavi (right).  Photo by Tim Wilson.

MATCH VERDICT: Deeping Rangers make Dunn deal to salvage point against Sileby Rangers

Deeping Rangers’ must-do-better list will have “cut out individual errors” on it alongside “take our chances” after snatching a draw from the jaws of Sileby Rangers.

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WINNERS: Langtoft Uniteds pre-season highlight was victory over Premier Division champions Moulton Harrox in the Jack Hogg Memorial Shield.

FOOTBALL: Vikings’ spirits are stronger than ever

Langtoft United went into the new term in confident mood after a strong pre-season and continued growth off the pitch.

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