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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.

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.

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.

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.

Zak Munton

FOOTBALL: Bourne Town denied by late winner

A late goal sent Bourne Town to defeat in their early start to the season on Sunday.

Jason Kilbride

FOOTBALL: Three-point plan for Deeping Rangers

Manager Michael Goode has highlighted key areas for Deeping Rangers to improve after last season’s second-half collapse.

Whittlesey Athletic celebrate their PFA Senior Cup Final success at the ABAX Stadium. Photo: David Lowndes.

PFA SENIOR CUP FINAL: Whittlesey wave goodbye to the Peterborough League in style

Whittlesey Athletic waved goodbye to the local football world by retaining its most prestigious piece of silverware last night (May 19)

The Bourne squad who won the Under 18 Division One title: Scott Buxton, Max Cooper, George Burke, Jordan Cotton, James Moss, Zac Allen, George Hick, Conor Culverhouse, Ollie Reid, Ben Moss, Lewis Fountain, Ian Goode, Jimmy Morten, James Roberts, Zak Munton, Ross Hollingsworth.

UNDER 18 CHAMPIONS: Bourne end an 11-year journey in great style

Bourne Town Juniors Black have been crowned Peterborough Youth League Under 18 Division one champions.

Whittlesey Athletic dangerman Matt Heron (white).

PFA SENIOR CUP FINAL: Underdogs confident of shock if they can clip Heron’s wings

The biggest issue for Langtoft United manager Ryan Hunnings ahead of tonight’s (May 19) PFA Senior Cup Final against Whittlesey Athletic at the ABAX Stadium is how to clip the wings of free-scoring Matt Heron.

Deeping Rangers under-12s

Skipper Harry leads the way for Deeping Rangers

Captain Harry Barsby’s second-half strike proved enough for Deeping Rangers to complete a league and cup double.

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