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Challenge Cup Semi-Final and League

  Wednesday 16th March 2016

Our 1st team take on the runaway champions from last season in the semi-final of the Challenge Cup this Saturday. This is sure to be a tight affair with both sides looking to progress to the final where the winners will face Sleaford Town Res. Kick off is at 2:30 this Saturday at Wainfleet Rd.

Our Development squad continue their push for league honours when they welcome Marshchapel Res. This game will be played at Marsh Lane, Burgh as in previous games.

Come along to support our sides in these two crucial fixtures.

Club Statement - Neil Morgan

  Friday 05th February 2016

We would like to welcome Neil Morgan to the club. Neil joins us to take up the position of manager.

Neil, originally fom the Midlands area has a wealth of experience having started his playing career at Aston villa then Tamworth Town. He played in the 1979 FA Youth Cup Final for Aston Villa v Crystal Palace at Highbury. Neil played many seasons with Southern league clubs such as Stourbridge and Redditch. Neil then moved  to Cambridge to play for Somersham Town.  He was offered and accepted a managerial role in the Ridgeon's league. The opportunity arose to move Godmanchester Rovers where he featured as a player and coach before becoming Assistant Manager and player for them in Thurlow Nunn league.

Club Statement

  Sunday 31st January 2016

Unfortunately, after much discussion the past few weeks, John Barker has announced he wishes to step down from his role as Joint manager of Skegness United. We would like to take this opportunity to thank John for all his hard work put into the club and wish him every success in the future.

Club Statement

  Tuesday 19th January 2016

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Gary Edgley for all his work over the season this far. He was instrumental in bringing some talented young players to the club for which we are grateful, we wish him good luck for the future.

My Love of Non-League Football

  Monday 11th January 2016

The following is an article by Tony Incenzo (@tonyincenzo) from TalkSport Radio on why he loves non-league football.  He's kindly given us permission to include the article as it pretty uch sums up the feelings of anyone watching football at this level.  Thanks Tony!


by Tony Incenzo of talkSPORT Radio
(twitter: @TonyIncenzo)

I’ve been watching Non-League football on a regular basis since I was 10 years old. What I like most is that the players, club officials and supporters are there for the love of the game. The true spirit of football exists at Non-League level.

I grew up in North-West London and I was taken by my family to see my local club QPR as a child in the 1970’s.

I’ve always supported the R’s, but when they were playing away from home I started going to see my local Non-League clubs – Hendon primarily, but also Finchley, Barnet and Edgware Town.

From there, I decided to visit every Non-League club in London as my groundhopping bug began. By the time I was 17, I had visited all 92 Football League grounds and I visited all the Scottish League grounds whilst still a teenager.

Since then, I’ve continued travelling all around the country to visit Non-League clubs. Earlier this season, I chalked up my 2,000th ground at FC United of Manchester.

One of the best groundhops was being part of a world record in March 2004. I joined 250 other groundhoppers to watch five matches at five different football grounds in one day in the Central Midlands League.

This is listed in the Guinness Book of Records and we received certificates confirming the world record at the end of the fifth game.

In December 2011, I set about watching a match inside Feltham Prison in Middlesex.

This featured a team called Phoenix FC, who had to play all their fixtures at home (for obvious reasons!) as inmates of the Young Offender Institution at Feltham.

I received special permission by email to attend a fixture, but I was told not to bring a phone or a camera with me. I was instructed to arrive in the main car park along with the match referee and the visiting players from Hanworth Villa Vets.

We were met by members of the prison staff who escorted us all in together…via an airport-style metal detector, a body search, numerous locked gates and along a path to the changing rooms.

This process took 45 minutes. After the players and ref got changed, we were then accompanied through more locked gates out to the playing area.

A high mesh fence with barbed wire on top surrounded the football pitch. There were dug-outs along one touchline and I watched the match from there as the only spectator.

By going to FC United, I re-completed visits to the top 16 divisions of English football down to Non-League step 4. Then at step 5 I need 27 grounds and another 78 at step 6.

There are endless possibilities at step 7 and below. Also, I’ve been to 35 European countries plus the USA for football – so it would be nice to visit more countries.

Follow Tony Incenzo on Twitter @TonyIncenzo

Merry Christmas!!

  Sunday 20th December 2015

We'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Mery Christmas and a Happy New Year.  THank you for your support in 2015 and we look forward to seeing you again in 2016!

"Stamus in Victoria Unita"