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Saturday football: Bastos fires Tulips to huge victory, Tigers win again but Pinchbeck lose at home

A Kevin Bastos hat-trick fired managerless Spalding United to a remarkable 4-1 win at Worksop Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United triumphed 2-1 at Wellingborough Town on Saturday and Pinchbeck United were beaten 2-0 at home by Peterborough Northern Star. Starting with the Tulips, a treble from Bastos – who was later sent off – and a Joel Brownhill penalty ...

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Hussey hopes poor Holbeach United show was just a ‘blip’ ahead of Wellingborough trip

Danny Hussey wants his Holbeach United side to prove that Saturday’s lacklustre draw with Desborough Town was no more than a blip. The Tigers, who are unbeaten in seven games in all competitions, are aiming to get back to winning ways in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division when they visit Wellingborough Town on Saturday (3pm). Hussey is hopeful that his ...

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Hussey angered by ‘awful’ Holbeach United showing in drab Desborough draw

Holbeach United 1Desborough Town 1 Danny Hussey branded Holbeach United’s performance “awful” as they were held to a Carter’s Park draw by lowly Desborough Town on Saturday. Josh Ford’s first-half free-kick gave the Tigers the lead at the break, but they were pegged back by Brian Farrell’s long punt upfield that caught keeper Ricky Drury out and found the net. ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach United held at home by strugglers, Pinchbeck thrashed at Quorn, Sutton on-song

A freak goal denied Holbeach United a Uhlsport UCL Premier Division victory on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were handed their heaviest loss of the season to date. On a day that saw plenty of postponements, Holbeach drew 1-1 with a Desborough Town – who were beaten 12-0 at Rugby Town midweek – at a very foggy Carter’s Park. Josh Ford’s ...

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Hussey calls on fans to get behind Holbeach United as they bid to keep pace with the UCL’s big guns

Danny Hussey has challenged his red-hot Holbeach United players to ruffle the feathers of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division’s big guns. The Tigers have won their last five games on the bounce in all competitions and are sitting pretty in fifth place – ten points behind leaders Shepshed Dynamo with a game in hand. While Hussey doesn’t feel his in-form ...

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Hussey very happy with Holbeach United’s impressive win at Harborough Town

Harborough Town 0Holbeach United 3 An impressive second-half showing inspired Holbeach United to an eye-catching 3-0 victory at Harborough Town on Saturday. Goals from Luke Avis, Nick Jackson and Will Bird fired the Tigers to all three points in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division clash at The HTFC Community Ground – and made it five wins on the spin in ...

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Saturday football: Three-sy for Tigers, late heartbreak for Tulips, Knights edged out

Holbeach United eased to a 3-0 success at Harborough Town on Saturday, while two late goals saw Spalding United slip to a 2-1 loss at Frickley Athletic and Pinchbeck United were beaten by the same score at home against Leicester Nirvana. Luke Avis, Nick Jackson and Will Bird got the goals for Holbeach as they made it five wins from ...

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Holbeach United fight back to see off nine-man Melton in cup cracker

Holbeach United progressed to the KitmanUK Knockout Cup semi-final on Wednesday night as they came from behind to beat Melton Town 3-1. Visitors Melton had Gilchrist and Arnold sent off inside 20 minutes of the Carter’s Park quarter-final, but took the lead through ex-Tiger Zak Munton just before half-time. Holbeach, though, were much improved after the break and scored three ...

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Hussey calls on UCL to look after Holbeach United following Oadby blackout

Fuming boss Danny Hussey feels that Holbeach United are the big losers from Saturday’s debacle at Oadby Town. The Tigers were well on their way to a Uhlsport UCL Premier Division win when the floodlights failed at Freeway Park just after the hour mark, forcing the game to be abandoned. Hussey now expects his side, who were leading 1-0, to ...

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Saturday football: Tulips bag Sheffield point, Knights beaten again, Tigers frustrated

Spalding United made it three games unbeaten on Saturday thanks to a goalless draw with Sheffield FC, while Pinchbeck United went down 3-1 at Loughborough University and Holbeach United’s game at Oadby Town was abandoned. Starting with the Tulips, they battled out a 0-0 with high-flighing Sheffield FC at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field to extend their solid run ...

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Hussey: Holbeach United title charge is not a ‘realistic’ option despite lofty position

Realistic Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey doesn’t feel that his in-form side can be considered contenders for the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division title. The Tigers sit fourth in the table, 13 points behind leaders Shepshed Dynamo with a game in hand, ahead of Saturday’s trip to Oadby Town (3pm). Holbeach haven’t lost in the league since a 4-3 beating at ...

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Holbeach United ease past Bourne Town to set up Deeping date

Holbeach United won 3-0 at Bourne Town on Wednesday night to progress in the Lincs FA Senior Trophy. Goals from Spencer Tinkler, Joe Braithwaite and Jonny Lockie sealed the success for the Tigers at the Abbey Lawn. Holbeach will now meet Deeping Rangers in the next round. More to follow.

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Holbeach United keen to keep punching above their weight against ‘big spenders’

Danny Hussey insists that his Holbeach United will do what they can to mix it with the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division’s “big spenders” for the rest of the season. The Tigers chief reckons that his side are “punching above their weight” with their current position of third place – but insists mixing it with the likes of Shepshed Dynamo, Deeping ...

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Hussey impressed as four-midable Holbeach United shoot down Star in style

Holbeach United 4Peterborough NS 0 In-form Holbeach United moved up to third place in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division on Saturday with a dominant 4-0 victory over Peterborough Northern Star. Spencer Tinkler headed the Tigers into a 1-0 half-time lead at Carter’s Park, before further goals from Jonny Lockie, Adam Jackson (albeit one for the dubious goals panel) and Luke ...

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Saturday football: Four-some Tigers see off Star, Tulips hit back to secure a derby draw

Holbeach United romped to a 4-0 home win over Peterborough Northern Star on Saturday, while Spalding United battled back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with rivals Stamford. Starting with the Tigers, they cruised to a Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby victory at Carter’s Park. Spencer Tinkler headed them into a half-time lead following a Liam Adams cross, before Jonny ...

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Hussey backs his Holbeach United side to beat ‘talented but inconsistent’ Star

Holbeach United manager Danny Hussey has warned his side not to underestimate lowly rivals Peterborough Northern Star this weekend. The Tigers, who are sixth in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, welcome 14th-placed Star to Carter’s Park for a derby fixture this Saturday (3pm). Having had his side pumped up for last weekend’s postponed clash with table-toppers Shepshed Dynamo, taking on ...

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You can support Rob’s charity fixture at Holbeach United this weekend

Carter’s Park will play host to a charity football fixture that aims to raise money for Children With Cancer UK this Sunday. Organised by Rob Green – who fought off cancer 18 years ago when aged 11 – the fixture at the home of Holbeach United gets under way at 1.30am. Entry to the game is just £2, with under-16s ...

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Rain washes out much of Saturday’s football action

Heavy rain on Saturday wreaked havoc with the football schedule nation-wide – and South Holland teams didn’t escape the plethora of postponements. The biggest game to be rained off was Spalding United’s BetVictor NPL South East clash at Frickley Athletic. A fixture that was hastily brought forward from November, Spalding were perhaps not too worried by the game’s demise given ...

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Hussey: Holbeach United are determined to stop Shepshed’s sensational start

Danny Hussey is backing his Holbeach United side to end the perfect start of Uhlsport UCL Premier Division leaders Shepshed Dynamo on Saturday. Table-topping Dynamo will arrive at Carter’s Park (3pm kick off) with 11 wins from as many games, scoring 35 goals and conceding just one – and that was last weekend in a 3-1 victory over Oadby Town. ...

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Impressive Oliver hits double in Holbeach United draw but Hussey hits out at performance of officials

Quorn 2Holbeach United 2 It was a case of mixed emotions for Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey on Saturday as he felt key decisions went against his side in an otherwise impressive 2-2 draw at Quorn. Two goals from the recalled Ryan Oliver gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead against their fellow Uhlsport UCL Premier Division high-fliers, but Jack Duffy ...

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