Tulips beat the weather to return to winning ways

Marcus Ebdon's Spalding United won 1-0 today.
Marcus Ebdon's Spalding United won 1-0 today.

With the games involving Bourne Town, Deeping Rangers and Holbeach United all falling victim to waterlogged pitches, Spalding United were the only south Lincolnshire senior team in action this afternoon.

And the Tulips returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory against Romulus, watched by a crowd of 95 at the Sir Halley Stewart Field.

Spalding’s scorer, on his debut, was Kieron Davies after six minutes, with Adam Jackson named man of the match.

Meanwhile, few Peterborough League games beat the rain. In the premier division Crowland Town lost 5-2 at Ketton and Deeping Rangers Reserves grabbed a point in a 1-1 draw at Peterborough ICA.

In the Division One KO Cup, Moulton Reserves triumphed 8-0 at Long Sutton with Declan Earth getting a hat-trick, Guy Mantle netting twice and other goals coming from Jake Cawthorne and subs Daniel Lambe-Hyner and Tom Panton. Spalding United Reserves lost 5-1 at Wittering, with Jack Chilvers getting the only goal for the visitors.

In division two Crowland Reserves lost 2-0 at home to Netherton A while Pinchbeck United Reserves gained a point in a 4-4 draw at Glinton and Northborough, who ended the match with nine men after two sendings off in the last 15 minutes. Tony Edwards scored three for Pinchbeck, with veteran Ian Dunn notching the other in a match which also saw nine bookings.

Baston Reserves drew 0-0 at Stamford Lions Reserves in division three and, in division four, Sutton Bridge United Reserves beat visitors Netherton United B 3-1, with goals from Lewis Eyre, Joseph Sutton and Adam Thompson.