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Unbeaten league run ends after Lions are named Team of the Month

Stamford Lions’ unbeaten league run came to a disappointing end when they went down to a 2-0 defeat at home to Holbeach United Reserves on Saturday.

Rhys Gilson netted his fourth goal in three games for Stamford Bels in Saturday's 2-0 victory over King's Cliffe.

Four-midable run helps Stamford Bels secure quick-fire derby double

A fourth consecutive victory saw Stamford Bels complete a quick-fire derby double with a 2-0 away success at King’s Cliffe on Saturday.

Danny Sheehan had put Lions ahead before Sawtry's late leveller.

Bizarre late equaliser leaves Lions to settle for a point

Stamford Lions’ winning streak came to end when a bizarre late equaliser forced them to settle for a point from their Peterborough League Premier Division trip to Sawtry on Saturday.

Stamford Bels beat Netherton Reserves 9-1 on Saturday.

Goal spree blasts Bels to third successive league victory

Stamford Bels recorded their third successive Peterborough League Division One victory with a 9-1 thumping of high-flying Netherton Reserves on Saturday.

Action from Stamford Lions' 6-2 victory over Wittering Harriers on Saturday.

Six-goal second half blitz blasts Lions into next round of PFA Senior Cup

Stamford Lions put a shocking first half performance behind them to turn around a 1-0 deficit and score six goals after the break to progress in the PFA Senior Cup against Wittering Harriers on Saturday.

Derby day

MATCH VERDICT: Derby deadlock goes to shoot-out

Holbeach United secured a semi-final spot on penalties.

Fernand Bass scored a hat-trick for Ketton in their 9-2 win at Uppingham.

Ketton are on cloud nine after crushing win in cup clash

Ketton stormed to a crushing derby victory in their PFA 
Senior Cup clash at Uppingham Town on Saturday.

Joe Lippett was in the thick of the action for Stamford Lions

Lions overcome a tricky test to stay in second spot

Stamford Lions remain in second spot in the Peterborough League Premier Division table after registering their eighth successive league win with a 4-2 away victory at Sutton Bridge on Saturday.

Luke Ball scored his 10th goal of the season for Stamford Lions on Saturday.

Seven league wins on the spin sees Lions leap into second spot

Stamford Lions climbed to second spot in the Peterborough League Premier Division table after a hard-fought 3-1 victory away to Peterborough ICA Sports on Saturday earned them their seventh league win in succession.

Danny Sheehan was on target for Stamford Lions in Saturday's defeat.

Sluggish start sends Stamford Lions out of Lincs Junior Cup

Stamford Lions paid the price for a poor opening half-hour as they crashed out of the Lincs Junior Cup at the first hurdle on Saturday.

Deeping Rangers Blues under-10s

FOOTBALL: Fun and skill at Deeping Rangers’ junior tournament

Hundreds of youngsters showed off their skills during the Neil Olson Memorial Tournament at Deeping Rangers.

Fin Adkins-Krijgsman scores his second goal to make it 3-0. Photos by Tim Wilson

CUP FINAL VERDICT: Fantastic Fin-ish for Deeping Rangers

Remember the name – Fin Adkins-Krijgsman.

Captain Cameron Baldock-Smith with the trophy

CUP FINAL VERDICT: Future looks bright for Deeping Rangers

Top scorer James Pam’s 20th goal of the season secured another trophy for Deeping Rangers.

Cameron Baldock-Smith sprays drinks

FOOTBALL: Celebration time at Sincil Bank

There were celebrations at Sincil Bank again – just 24 hours after Lincoln City had booked their return to the Football League.

Pictured with coach Mr Hipwell are, back from left, Harvey Henderson, Freddie Fraser, Alfie Fox, Max Rigby, Beck McCarthy, Finley Nottingham; front, Finlay Henderson, Harrison Pearce, Harry Barsby, Jamie Allen, Adam Blackbird, Larson Cook, Archie Rickards, Oliver Tooth.

FOOTBALL: Deepings boys defend county cup

The Deepings School’s year 8 boys football team completed back-to-back Lincolnshire Cup successes with a 2-0 victory in the under-13 final.

Jason Kilbride

FOOTBALL: Deeping Rangers book place in Senior Trophy final

Jason Kilbride’s late winner sent Deeping Rangers into the Lincolnshire FA Senior Trophy final.

SPOT KICK KING: Scott Coupland converts the third of his hat-trick of penalties for Deeping Rangers in their 4-0 win over Kirby Muxloe at The Haydon Witham Stadium.  Photo by Tim Wilson. Photo: SG031216-108TW.  ANL-160312-231003009.

Sweet 16 is the prize on offer for Rangers at Nirvana

Deeping Rangers are aiming to extend their unbeaten run in the UCL Premier Division to 16 games when they visit Leicester Nirvana on Saturday (2pm kick-off).

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.

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.

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.

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