Tigers

Holbeach United looking to get the best out of Lockie ahead of Star showdown

Danny Hussey is hoping that new signing Jonny Lockie will find his feet at Holbeach United. Tigers chief Hussey, who gave Lockie his first team debut as a teenager at Spalding United, has wrapped up a deal to bring the speedy striker to Carter’s Park. Having left the Tulips for Deeping Rangers earlier in the season, Lockie will be looking ...

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Hussey impressed with second-half showing as Bird treble inspires a huge Holbeach United win

Holbeach United 9 W’Boro Whitworth 0 Ruthless Holbeach United crushed Future Lions UCL Premier Division basement boys Wellingborough Whitworth 9-0 at Carter’s Park on Saturday. The goals came from Will Bird (3), Jack Smith (2), Josh Ford (penalty), Kieran Hamilton, James Tricks and Billy Smith for Danny Hussey’s Tigers, as they moved seven points clear in fourth place. It’s now ...

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Saturday football: Tigers hit nine, crucial victory for Tulips and Pinchbeck edged out by Deeping

Holbeach United romped to a 9-0 victory over Wellingborough Whitworth on Saturday, while Spalding United picked up a vital 2-1 win at Carlton Town and Pinchbeck United lost 1-0 at home to Deeping Rangers. For the Tigers, the goals came from Will Bird (3), Jack Smith (2), Josh Ford, Kieran Hamilton, James Tricks and Billy Smith put the Future Lions ...

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Holbeach United won’t be taking anything for granted against struggling Whitworth

Boss Danny Hussey has warned his Holbeach not to take basement side Wellingborough Whitworth lightly at Carter’s Park on Saturday (3pm). Fourth-placed Holbeach will be without keeper Ricky Drury for the Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash and have been told to approach the game like any other. Hussey said: “I’ve been down the bottom of the table during my ...

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Braithwaite winner helps comeback kings Holbeach United see off ten-man Eynesbury

Eynesbury Rovers 1 Holbeach United 2 Gutsy Holbeach United came from behind once again to claim an impressive 2-1 victory at fellow high-fliers Eynesbury Rovers on Tuesday night. The Tigers, who came from 2-0 down to win 4-2 at ON Chenecks on Saturday (see page 37), were 1-0 down at half-time thanks to a Steve Gentle strike on 36 minutes. ...

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Hussey not entirely happy despite seeing Holbeach United hit back to win at Chenecks

ON Chenecks 2 Holbeach United 4 Jack Smith helped himself to a hat-trick on his Holbeach United return as the Tigers battled back to beat hosts Northampton ON Chenecks 4-2 on Saturday. On another day hit by postponements due to the weather, the Tigers looked set for a long day when they fell 2-0 down early on at Billing Road ...

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Saturday football: Jack back with a hat-trick as Tigers go fourth, Pinchbeck game off and Tulips drop to 17th

Jack Smith helped himself to a hat-trick on his Holbeach United return as the Tigers battled back to beat hosts Northampton ON Chenecks on Saturday. On another day hit by postponements due to the weather, the Tigers looked set for a long day when they fell 2-0 down early on at Billing Road. But Smith, re-signed from Pinchbeck United last ...

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Holbeach United bidding to get back on track after two weeks off

Frustrated Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey admits that having back-to-back fixtures postponed has sent him back to square one. Hussey, who took over at Carter’s Park in early January, has yet to witness his fifth-placed Tigers lose a Future Lions UCL Premier Division fixture – but has seen games with Eynesbury Rovers and Boston Town postponed in successive weekends. That ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United beaten at home as both Tigers and Knights see games postponed

Spalding United suffered a 1-0 defeat against Frickley Athletic in the only non-league game to beat the weather on Saturday. A second-half winner from Phil Watt settled the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field clash and keeps the Tulips in 16th place in Evo-Stik NPL East Division.  In the Future Lions UCL Premier Division, Holbeach United’s home date with Boston Town ...

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Hussey hopes striker Smith will be alright Jack at Holbeach United

Danny Hussey wants to get prolific striker Jack Smith smiling again as he bids to seal a swoop for the Pinchbeck United ace. Smith, who swapped Holbeach United for the Knights in December after a disagreement with then boss Seb Hayes, looks set to return to Carter’s Park ahead of Saturday’s home derby date with Boston Town (3pm). Tigers boss ...

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Saturday football round-up: Garrick double sinks Spalding United, Holbeach United’s game postponed

Two goals from Tom Garrick sentenced Spalding United to a 2-1 defeat at Lincoln United on Saturday, while Holbeach United were left kicking their heels. Starting with the Tulips, they failed to build on last weekend’s whopping 7-3 victory as they slipped to a narrow loss at the Sun-Hat Villas Stadium. Garrick netted the opener just before the break, only ...

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Hussey prepared for Holbeach United’s tricky Eynesbury Rovers trip

New Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey admits that his charges will have to be at their best to keep their impressive Future Lions UCL Premier Division form going this Saturday. The Tigers, who have won all three of their league matches since Seb Hayes resigned as boss, make the trip to seventh-placed Eynesbury Rovers (3pm). The teams met as recently ...

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Hussey happy as Tricks and Tinkler seal derby delight for Holbeaach United

Sleaford Town 0 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey continued his 100 per cent league record as Holbeach United boss as his side picked up a 2-0 derby victory at Sleaford Town on Saturday. James Tricks gave the Tigers an early lead in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division game at Eslafore Park, before home striker Ryan Oliver was sent off ...

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Saturday football: Brad bags treble as Tulips smash seven, Tigers grab derby spoils

Spalding United romped to a sensational 7-3 success over Pontefract Collieries on Saturday, while Holbeach United earned a 2-0 victory at Sleaford Town. On what was a remarkable day at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, a Brad Wells hat-trick inspired the relegation-threatened Tulips to a stunning success over third-placed Pontefract. Wells notched on 5, 70 and 78 minutes for ...

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Seb: Leaving role with Holbeach United was the only option for me

Former Holbeach United manager Seb Hayes has opened up on the reasons behind his shock resignation on New Year’s Eve. With the Tigers revealing that he walked away from Carter’s Park due to “personal reasons”, Hayes felt it was time to set the record straight. In an honest and revealing interview, Hayes admits that he went into the 2018/19 season ...

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Hussey hoping Holbeach United will be able to stop Sleaford’s scoring spree

New Holbeach United manager Danny Hussey wants his side to stop the extraordinary recent goalscoring exploits of rivals Sleaford Town on Saturday. The last four matches involving Sleaford have seen 25 goals scored, with the Greens managing to net seven of those in one match as they beat Kirby Muxloe 7-3 last time out. Hussey’s Tigers have the best defensive ...

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Wednesday football: Penalty shoot-out woe for Tigers, Pinchbeck into semi-finals

Holders Holbeach United went out of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy after a semi-final defeat to Deeping Rangers on Wednesday night, while Pinchbeck United booked their place in the last four of the Hinchingbrooke Cup. Starting with the Tigers, they went 1-0 up early on in their semi-final showdown at Carter’s Park when Billy Smith bagged another stunning effort from ...

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Hussey happy as Smith stunner gives new Holbeach United boss a dream start

Holbeach United 2 Wellingborough Town 1 A last-gasp 30-yard screamer from wing wizard Billy Smith earned Holbeach United a 2-1 victory over Wellingborough Town in Danny Hussey’s first game as manager on Saturday. After a goalless first half at Carter’s Park, James Lea (46) fired the visitors into a 1-0 lead as they looked set to frustrate the Tigers. But ...

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Saturday football: Smith stunner seals Tigers win, Pinchbeck held in derby and Tulips beaten

A dramatic late strike from Billy Smith gave Holbeach United a 2-1 win over Wellingborough Town in Danny Hussey’s first game as boss on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were held 1-1 by Boston Town and Spalding United lost 2-1 at Sheffield FC. Starting at Carter’s Park, the Tigers came from behind to register victory in Hussey’s Future Lions UCL Premier ...

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Former favourite Hussey unveiled as new manager of Holbeach United

Danny Hussey is looking forward to his first role as a manager after being announced as the new number one of Holbeach United. The former Spalding United and Stamford assistant boss accepted an offer to replace Seb Hayes as Tigers chief on Tuesday and was unveiled at Carter’s Park on Wednesday night. Hussey, a leading defender for many years on ...

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