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Lockie at the double as Holbeach United earn derby draw with Deeping

Holbeach United 2 Deeping Rangers 2 Jonny Lockie struck twice against his former club as Holbeach United drew 2-2 with rivals Deeping Rangers on Wednesday night. Dan Jarvis fired Deeping ahead early on, but two Lockie efforts put the Tigers 2-1 ahead at half time in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby at Carter’s Park. However, the Clarets levelled through ...

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Spencer’s sending off sours Hussey’s mood despite Holbeach United victory

Anstey Nomads 0 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey was happy enough with Holbeach United’s 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads on Saturday – but admits that a red card to skipper Spencer Tinkler soured his mood. Strikes in either half from Josh Ford (penalty) and Jonny Lockie made it two Uhlsport UCL Premier Division wins on the trot for the Tigers ...

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Saturday football: Amazing start for Tulips, Tigers win again and Harrox stay perfect

Spalding United made an hugely impressive start to the new BetVictor NPL South East Division season with a 2-0 victory at Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United’s fine form continued with a 2-0 triumph at Anstey Nomads in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Jamie Jackson (penalty 19) and Ben Richards (52) secured ...

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Holbeach United look at fresh faces with Hussey left short ahead of Anstey trip

Danny Hussey admits that his Holbeach United squad is down to the bare bones – and he’s already having to dip back into the transfer market. Injuries to Michael Frew (at least two months out) and Jono Fairweather (two more weeks out) have be compounded by the loss of Joe Smith (hamstring), while Joe Braithwaite is also out of Saturday’s ...

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Cash in the bank as Holbeach United ease to FA Cup victory and set up Corby clash

Holbeach United 2 Fakenham Town 0 First-half goals from Jack Smith and Spencer Tinkler eased Holbeach United to an Emirates FA Cup victory over lower-graded Fakenham Town on Saturday. Smith arrowed home the opener after 20 minutes of the extra preliminary round clash at Carter’s Park, before skipper Tinkler (40) stabbed home the second in the closing stages of the ...

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Saturday football: Tigers progress in Emirates FA Cup but Knights are dumped out

South Holland duo Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United endured mixed fortunes in the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday. It was joy for Holbeach, who saw off Fakenham Town 2-0 at Carter’s Park thanks to first-half goals from Jack Smith and skipper Spencer Tinkler. Danny Hussey’s side will make the trip to play Coby Town in the next round. However, Pinchbeck’s ...

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Last-gasp Smith stunner gives Holbeach United a comeback victory

Boston Town 2  Holbeach United 3 Jack Smith’s injury-time stunner completed an incredible Holbeach United comeback on Tuesday night as they came from two down to beat rivals Boston Town 3-2. The Tigers trailed 2-0 after half an hour in the Ulhsport UCL Premier Division clash after a Spencer Tinkler own goal (8) and a Liam Tunstall strike (30). But ...

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Holbeach United schooled by Loughborough University side in opening day humbling

Holbeach United 0 Loughborough University 5 Much-fancied Holbeach United were humbled 5-0 at home by newboys Loughborough University on the opening day of the new Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season. A red-hot first-half from Loughborough saw the Tigers four down at the break in Saturday’s Carter’s Park clash, with goals from Connor Smith (pen 3 and 40) and Kamen Cashmore ...

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Number two Cole feels Holbeach United are ‘stronger and more competitive’ ahead of opener

Assistant boss Tim Cole insists that Holbeach United are well-equipped for another strong season in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Fifth last time around, Cole reckons that the Tigers have a stronger and more competitive squad this season ahead of Saturday’s Carter’s Park opener against newboys Loughborough University (3pm) and Tuesday night’s derby at much-fancied Boston Town (7.45pm). The number ...

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Non-league friendly round-up: Big wins for Spalding United and Holbeach United

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United both enjoyed eye-catching friendly victories on Tuesday night. The Tulips romped to a 4-0 victory at Harrowby United, with the Tigers seeing off higher-graded Wisbech Town 3-0 at Carter’s Park. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Jamie Jackson (2), Taron Hare and Kegan Everington secured a third win from as many pre-season fixtures – ...

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Mixed fortunes for Knights and Tigers on first Saturday of pre-season action

Pre-season really kicked into gear for non-league sides at the weekend, with two of South Holland’s heavyweights getting their friendly fixtures under way. Pinchbeck United enjoyed a 3-0 victory over Bourne Town at Knight Street on Friday night, while Holbeach United were handed a 2-0 home reverse against much-fancied Skegness Town the following day. The Tigers, who picked up a ...

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Special guests Windass and Sutherland are a big hit at Holbeach United’s Sportsman’s Dinner

Holbeach United’s latest Sportsman’s Dinner was a big hit on Thursday night as ex-Premier League striker Dean Windass rolled into town. The former Hull City, Bradford City and Aberdeen frontman – who famously scored a play-off winner at Wembley – was the headline act at the Tigers Social Club bash. He was joined by comedian Jamie Sutherland (who is also ...

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Hussey happy as Holbeach United agree deals with fantastic four

Excited Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey has announced verbal agreements with four big-name signings – and is hopeful of adding a few more before the start of pre-season later this month. Although the Tigers are still unable to get players on official forms, Hussey has revealed that he is set to sign Jon Fairweather (Wisbech Town), Luke Wilson (Pinchbeck United) ...

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Top Wisbech Town role for ex-Holbeach United boss Hayes

Former Holbeach United managed Seb Hayes has returned to management after taking over at Wisbech Town. Hayes, who resigned his role with the Tigers at the end of last year, was unveiled as the new Fenmen boss on Friday. The 43-year-old managed 66 wins from 106 matches during his time at Carter’s Park, winning the Lincs FA Senior Trophy, managing ...

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Five new UCL rivals for Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United next season

South Holland duo Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United will have five new rivals in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division. Three Leicestershire-based sides – Quorn, Shepshed Dynamo and Loughborough University – have moved sideways from the Total Motion Midland League Premier Division, while both Anstey Nomads and Lutterworth Town have been promoted from UCL Division One. The five teams leaving ...

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Cup final woe for Holbeach United as Daventry Town toast a UCL double

Holbeach United 1 Daventry Town 3 Depleted Holbeach United were unable to deny Daventry Town a double on Monday as the UCL Premier Division champions secured the Knockout Cup crown. Missing a host of key players for the final, the writing looked to be on the wall for the Tigers at Kiln Park when Kieran Fitzgerald nodded home an early ...

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Hussey: Holbeach United must show their teeth to beat Daventry in final

Danny Hussey has called on his Holbeach United players to up their game ahead of Monday’s Future Lions UCL Knockout Cup final. The Tigers go into the Kiln Park clash (3pm) with Premier Division champions Daventry Town as massive underdogs, having finished a hefty 25 points behind them in the table. Boss Hussey berated his side’s “poor attitude” during their ...

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Boss Hussey unhappy with Holbeach United’s attitude in bore draw

Leicester Nirvana 0 Holbeach United 0 Disappointed Danny Hussey accused his Holbeach United side of not caring after seeing them miss the chance to finish fourth in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division on Saturday. The Tigers were held to a 0-0 draw at mid-table Leicester Nirvana in their season finale, with Hussey admitting that picking up a point was ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United officially safe after draw, Pinchbeck lose but seal fourth and Holbeach are held

The final day of the non-league season saw Spalding United secure their Evo-Stik NPL East Division status with a 0-0 draw at Belper Town, while Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United clinched fourth and fifth places in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division respectively. Starting with Spalding, their stalemate in Derbyshire was enough to seal 18th place in the league, four ...

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Hussey not fussed about fourth place ahead of Holbeach United’s final league fixture

Pipping rivals Pinchbeck United to fourth place in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division doesn’t really bother Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey. The Tigers saw off the Knights 1-0 on Easter Monday to move up to fifth place in the table. Victory in their final league fixture at Leicester Nirvana on Saturday (3pm), coupled with a Pinchbeck loss against Oadby ...

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