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Here is some news about Boston United. It is in date order with the latest news at the top. However for most up-to-date news about the club it is best to visit the official web site.


Playoff Update

19 July Altrincham beat Chester 3-2 and Gateshead beat Brackley Town 6-5 on penalties after their match finished at 1-1 in normal time. The Playoff semi-finals will therefore be:

Saturday 25th July - Semi Finals

         York City                 -   Altrincham (KO: 15:00)
         Boston United             -   Gateshead (KO: 17:30)

Saturday 1st August - Final      
         Final at stadium of highest ranked finalist

Due to the Government guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic, all the matches will be played behind closed doors.


Playoff Schedule

4 July After finishing in 3rd place on points per game Boston United are in the Vanarama National League North playoffs. The schedule has been released. It is as follows:

Sunday 19th July

Match A: Altrincham                -    Chester
Match B: Brackley Town             -    Gateshead


Saturday 25th July - Semi Finals

         York City                 -   Winner of Match A (Altrincham / Chester)
         Boston United             -   Winner of Match B (Brackley Town / Gateshead)


Saturday 1st August - Final      
         Final at stadium of highest ranked finalist

Due to the Government guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic, all the matches will be played behind closed doors.


Opening fixtures

12 July Boston United have been given a home game to start their Vanarama National League North campaign with a game against Chester on Saturday 3rd August. Away matches against Alfreton Town on Tuesday 6th August and Spennymoor Town on Saturday 10th August follow. On August Bank Holiday Monday the Pilgrims are at home against Altrincham. The matches over the Christmas period are against newly promoted King's Lynn Town with the away match on Thursday 26th December and the return game at York Street on Wednesday 1st January. Between them on Saturday December 28th is a home game against another old rival - Kettering Town.

The dates for the FA Cup and FA Trophy have also been set. Boston United enter the Emirates FA Cup in the 2nd Qualifying Round which is scheduled for Saturday 21st September and the Buildbase FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round on Saturday 23rd November.

The Lincs Senior Cup campaign begins in pre-season with a first round match against Scunthorpe United on Wednesday 17th July at York Street. The winners will play host to Stamford in the quarter-finals.

The full fixture list can be found here.


Pre-season friendlies

7 July Here is the full list of Boston United's pre-season games:


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