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Late Keeble winner saves the day for laboured Holbeach United in FA Vase

Holbeach United 2 Huntingdon Town 1 Super-sub Jordan Keeble nodded a deflected injury-time winner to earn Holbeach United a laboured 2-1 win over Huntingdon Town in the Buildbase FA Vase on Saturday. Keeble, not for the first time this season, jumped off the bench to head an improvised effort into the net two minutes into added time at Carter’s Park ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes reveals his Huntingdon hurt ahead of FA Vase showdown

Holbeach United manager Seb Hayes admits that he is still hurt by the way he is perceived at former club Huntingdon Town ahead of the duo’s FA Buildbase Vase clash on Saturday. ChromaSport UCL Premier Division side Holbeach are hot favourites to beat UCL Division outfit Huntingdon in the second round qualifying clash at Carter’s Park (3pm), as they bid ...

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Hayes praise for goal-scoring duo as Holbeach United bag late win over Whitworth

HOLBEACH UNITED 2 WELLINGBOROUGH WHITWORTH 1 Scorers George Zuerner and Lewis Leckie took the plaudits as Holbeach United overcame an early red card to beat Wellingborough Whitworth 2-1 on Saturday. Zuerner’s first-half effort gave the Tigers an advantage on ten minutes, but Jack Dyson hit back to level the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash on 26 minutes. Things took a ...

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Saturday football: Home wins for Tigers and Knights, decent away draw for Tulips

Spalding United drew 0-0 at Leek Town on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South to three games, while Holbeach United saw off Wellingborough Whitworth 2-1 and Pinchbeck United beat Bugbrooke St Michaels 3-1. Starting with the Tulips, they followed up back-to-back home wins over Bedworth United and Lincoln United with a solid draw at ...

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Hayes has eyes on the prize as Leckie header earns Holbeach United a battling Boston Town win

BOSTON TOWN 0 HOLBEACH UTD 1 Lewis Leckie’s second-half header earned ten-man Holbeach United a place in the second round of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy as they edged out in-form rivals Boston Town 1-0 at the DWB Stadium on Tuesday night. Striker Leckie turned home the only goal of the game on 60 minutes, nodding into an empty net ...

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Dunn bemoans ‘naïve’ Pinchbeck United after derby defeat to Holbeach but Ross still brimming with pride

Deflated Pinchbeck United player/boss Ian Dunn felt his side showed a bit of naivety during Friday night’s 5-1 home FA Vase hammering against Holbeach United. The Knights had the better of the chances in a goalless first period, but were put to the sword after the break – with four of the five goals coming in the last 15 minutes ...

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Hayes happy with ruthless Holbeach United show after being angered by Pinchbeck’s Sanders approach

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admitted that his side had extra motivation to beat Pinchbeck United on Friday night – because they showed no class in the build-up to the derby. The Knights made a seven-day notice of approach for Holbeach hitman Charley Sanders ahead of the clash and Hayes claims they “took the mickey” by talking to him about ...

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It’s demolition derby as Holbeach United overpower Pinchbeck United in FA Vase

Pinchbeck Utd 1 Holbeach Utd 5 Five-star Holbeach United thrashed South Holland neighbours Pinchbeck United 5-1 in the FA Vase after a sensational second-half showing on Friday night. After a goalless first period that saw Corey Kingston miss two glorious chances for the Knights at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, the Tigers ruthlessly put their rivals to the sword ...

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Holbeach United bidding to crash the party as Pinchbeck United prepare for Vase bow

More than just local pride will be on the line for Pinchbeck United when they take on South Holland neighbours Holbeach United the FA Buildbase Vase on Friday night. Promoted from the ChromaSport PDFL last season, the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field showdown is Pinchbeck’s first-ever game in the lucrative FA Vase – but the fact it’s against Holbeach makes ...

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First league loss for Holbeach United despite late goal flurry at Deeping Rangers

DEEPING RANGERS 4 HOLBEACH UNITED 3 A remarkable late rally couldn’t stop Holbeach United from losing 4-3 at Deeping Rangers on Tuesday night. Holbeach trailed the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash 4-0 with 89 minutes on the clock after goals from Charlie Ward (39), Dan Schiavi (54), Joe Braithwaite (OG 75) and Scott Mooney (82). Determined not to give up ...

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Hayes proud of ten-man Holbeach United despite acrimonious FA Cup exit

GRANTHAM TOWN 2 HOLBEACH UNITED 1 Holbeach United were left to rue a harsh red card and a “pathetic” penalty decision as their fine Emirates FA Cup run ended with a 2-1 defeat at Grantham Town on Saturday. All of the goals came in the first half at The Meeres, with Lee Shaw (23) and Andrew Wright (pen 45) netting ...

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Saturday football: Ten-man Holbeach beaten in FA Cup, Pinchbeck United hit TEN

Holbeach United’s fine run in the Emirates FA Cup was ended by a 2-1 defeat at Grantham Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United crushed St Andrews 10-1 in the ChromaSport UCL KO Cup. Starting with the Tigers, a Lee Shaw goal gave Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division side Grantham a 23rd-minute lead in the first round qualifying clash. Dan Dougill then saw ...

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‘Mad’ boss Hayes backs his Holbeach United side to pull off FA Cup upset

Buoyant boss Seb Hayes reckons that only a mad man would back his Holbeach United side to cause an FA Cup shock at Grantham Town on Saturday (3pm). But he insists that his Tigers can upset the odds in the First Qualifying Round clash at The Meeres, despite Grantham being two levels above them in the non-league ladders. A cool ...

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Sanders at the double as Holbeach United beat Yaxley to go top

Holbeach United’s eye-catching start to the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division season continued with a 3-1 win over Yaxley on Wednesday night.  After a goalless first half, strikes from George Zuerner and Charley Sanders (2) fired the Tigers to a fourth win from five league games – which puts them back on top of the table. The Tigers now turn their ...

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Hayes happy as Bird bags late winner for patient Holbeach United

OADBY TOWN 0 HOLBEACH UNITED 1 Will Bird struck a decisive late winner at Oadby Town on Saturday to keep Holbeach United’s unbeaten start to the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division season alive. After the Tigers wasted a host of gilt-edged chances, Bird headed home Charley Sanders’ cross on 82 minutes to secure a third win from four games. Bird was ...

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Saturday football: Tulips smashed for six but Bird bags late winner to keep Tigers top

Spalding United were smashed for six at Newcastle Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United continued their strong start to the season with a 1-0 win at Oadby Town. Starting with the Tulips, they suffered a first Evo-Stik NPL Division One South loss of the campaign at The M Club Stadium. Jordan Cole inspired the rout with goals on 6, 32, ...

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In-form Holbeach United are set for an early test of their credentials

Holbeach United are set for two very different tests within the space of five days. That’s the view of boss Seb Hayes, who takes his Tigers to unfancied Oadby Town on Saturday (3pm) before welcoming title hopefuls Yaxley to Carter’s Park on Wednesday (7.45pm). Having hammered Sleaford Town (6-0) and ON Chenecks (3-0 in the league and 6-1 in the ...

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Six-y FA Cup win is ‘best performance of season so far’ from Holbeach United

Holbeach United 6 Northampton ON Chenecks 1 Seb Hayes saluted Holbeach United’s best performance of the season so far as they cruised past ChromaSport UCL Premier Division rivals ON Chenecks 6-1 in the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday. First-half strikes from Mitch Griffiths (2) and Lewis Leckie (pen 39 and 43) put the Tigers in command at Carter’s Park, before ...

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Saturday football: Tulips battle back to bag Wisbech replay, Tigers ease to FA Cup win and Knights slip up

Spalding United battled back to earn a 2-2 Emirates FA Cup draw at Wisbech Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United eased past divisional rivals ON Chenecks 6-1 in the same competition and Pinchbeck United suffered a 2-1 ChromaSport UCL Division One defeat at Buckingham Town. Starting with the Tulips, a second-half strike from Cenk Acar earned them a replay at ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes expecting tougher test from Chenecks in FA Cup clash

Seb Hayes is expecting ON Chenecks to give his Holbeach United side a tougher test in the Emirates FA Cup this Saturday (3pm). The ChromaSport UCL Premier Division rivals clash at Carter’s Park for the second weekend on the spin, with the Tigers emerging as comfortable 3-0 winners last Saturday . Holbeach chief Hayes expects Chenecks, who sat very deep ...

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