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Ollie can play anywhere!

Ollie Pinner has staked a claim to have become the most versatile player in the history of the club

Ollie Pinner has staked a claim to have become the most versatile player in Boston Town's history.

He has already proved his worth by playing in defence, midfield and up front during a Poachers career that stretches back to 2004.

And on Boxing Day against Sleaford he completed the full set by finding himself in goal!

The circumstances weren't ideal for Pinner as he was the player involved in an unfortunate collision with Town's teenage debutant keeper Callum Bastock which led to the youngster being taken to hospital with a fat lip and suspected concussion.

Pinner took over between the sticks and played his part in a hard-earned 2-1 win - although he has also had to endure some good-natured banter from team-mates about the long distance shot which he did concede.

Boston Town historian Simon Ashberry said: "Cases of outfield players taking over from an injured goalkeeper aren't always recorded but it's hard to imagine anyone else in the club's history who has played in as many positions as Ollie.

"At various points of his career he's been used as a striker, in the back four and as a midfielder. It's typical of Ollie's commitment to the cause that he volunteered to go in goal after Callum's nasty accident."

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