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Seething Seb slams Holbeach United after costly derby defeat at Boston Town

Boston Town 1 Holbeach Utd 0 Fuming boss Seb Hayes launched a scathing attack on his Holbeach United side after seeing them lose 1-0 at rivals Boston Town on Tuesday night. Will Britton’s classy finish on 74 minutes was enough to give hosts Boston an unlikely three points at the DWB Stadium, with the Tigers guilty of spurning a host ...

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‘Unbelievable’ Holbeach United warm up for Boston Town derby by smashing seven past Sileby

NORTHAMPTON SILEBY RANGERS 1 HOLBEACH UTD 7 Buzzing boss Seb Hayes saluted an “unbelievable” opening 25 minutes as Holbeach United smashed hosts Northampton Sileby Rangers 7-1 on Saturday. Mitch Griffiths helped himself to a hat-trick on his return to the Tigers’ first team following injury, while top scorer Lewis Leckie took his tally for the season to 18 with another ...

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Saturday football: Seven-up Holbeach smash Sileby, Pinchbeck go clear with big win at Raunds

Holbeach United ran riot with a 7-1 victory at Northampton Sileby Rangers on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United won 1-0 in their top-of-the-table clash at Raunds Town. Starting with the Tigers, a hat-trick from Mitch Griffiths inspired them to a huge ChromaSport UCL Premier Division victory at Fernie Fields. Lewis Leckie (2), George Zuerner and new signing Jacob Fenton – a ...

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Injury crisis could force Holbeach United boss Hayes into the transfer market

Worried Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admits that the current “injury nightmare” at the club may force him to dip back into the transfer market. The Tigers, who crashed out of the Buildbase FA Vase with a 5-0 loss at Walsall Wood on Saturday, were down to the bare bones for Wednesday night’s 2-0 win Sleaford Town and still will ...

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Hayes admits Holbeach United exited the FA Vase with a whimper as injury crisis deepens

WALSALL WOOD 5 HOLBEACH UTD 0 Seb Hayes bemoaned Holbeach United’s injury crisis as their run in the Buildbase FA Vase ended with a whimper at Walsall Wood on Saturday. The Tigers crashed 5-0 against lower-graded Wood in the second round clash at the Oak Park Ground, with the goals coming from Tony Clarke (8), Paul Sullivan (pens 10 and ...

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Saturday football: Tulips edged out by leaders, Tigers walloped by Wood and Pinchbeck go top

Spalding United suffered a 2-1 defeat at Evo-Stik NPL First Division South leaders Basford United on Saturday, while Holbeach United went down 5-0 at Walsall Wood in the Buildbase FA Vase and Pinchbeck United beat Burton Park Wanderers 2-1 in ChromaSport UCL Division One. Starting with the Tulips – who lined up with a strong side despite the much publicised ...

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Hayes admits ignorance is bliss for Holbeach United ahead of FA Vase trip to Walsall Wood

Upbeat Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes says he’s never believed in a team more than his current crop. The Tigers chief is preparing for a Buildbase FA Vase trip to Midlands League Division One high-fliers Walsall Wood on Saturday (3pm), with a place in the third round the prize. Wood have won all six of their home games in the ...

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Bird bags late double as Holbeach United sink Eynesbury to go sixth

Holbeach United 2 Eynesbury Rovers 0 A late double from Will Bird helped Holbeach United beat Eynesbury Rovers 2-0 on Wednesday night – and fired them into the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division’s top six. Striker Bird netted on 71 and 83 minutes at Carter’s Park to move the Tigers to within eight points of top spot with two games in ...

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Depleted Holbeach United forced to settle for point against leaders as Hayes rues growing injury list

Leicester Nirvana 1 Holbeach United 1 A late goal denied Holbeach United all three points at ChromaSport UCL Premier Division leaders Leicester Nirvana on Saturday as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw. George Zuerner’s excellent 47th-minute header from a Mitch Griffiths cross gave the in-form Tigers a deserved lead at Hamilton Park. Joe Smith and Lewis Leckie ...

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Hayes: Twin tests against high-fliers will show in-form Tigers where they are

Seb Hayes admits that Holbeach United will find out exactly where they are this season when they square off with two ChromaSport UCL Premier Division heavyweights. The Tigers, who are now eight in the standings, visit table-topping Leicester Nirvana on Saturday (3pm) and then host Eynesbury Rovers on Wednesday (7.45pm). They are ten points behind Nirvana with three games in ...

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Holbeach United up to eighth with Wellingborough win as Hayes plays down title talk

WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN 1 HOLBEACH UTD 3 In-form Holbeach United made it 12 wins from 13 games in all competitions with a fine 3-1 victory at Wellingborough Town on Tuesday night. A second-minute penalty from Joe Smith and Mitch Griffiths’ cracking effort put them in command midway through the first half of the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash at the Dog ...

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Depleted Holbeach United smash six of the best to keep remarkable cup record going

BUCKINGHAM TOWN 0 HOLBEACH UNITED 6 Cup kings Holbeach United cruised into the last eight of the ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup with a dominant 6-0 win at Buckingham Town on Saturday. The Tigers, who are already in the semi-finals of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy, booked a quarter-final with Harrowby United thanks to goals from Mitch Griffiths (2), Joe Smith ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach United smash Buckingham for six, ten-man Spalding United out of FA Trophy

Holbeach United cruised into the last eight of the ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup on Saturday with a 6-0 win at Buckingham Town – but Spalding United crashed out of the Buildbase FA Trophy with a 2-1 defeat at Chasetown. The Premier Division Tigers booked a quarter-final date with second tier Harrowby United by thrashing  UCL Division One outfit Buckingham, with ...

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Edey eyes silverware but tells Holbeach United not to underestimate Buckingham

Assistant boss Daz Edey has urged Holbeach United not to take Division One side Buckingham Town lightly in Saturday’s UCL KO Cup clash. The Tigers, who have been a revelation in cup competitions this season, will book a favourable quarter-final with Harrowby United if they can win at The Irish Centre (3pm). But, having been knocked out by second tier ...

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Battling display sees Holbeach United continue impressive FA Vase run

Holbeach United 1 South Normanton Athletic 0 Spencer Tinkler’s first-half strike fired Holbeach United into the second round of the Builbase FA Vase after a battling win over South Normanton Athletic on Saturday. Midfielder Tinkler fired home a penalty rebound on 30 minutes after Stacy Cartwright had seen his initial effort saved by Darren Keeling at Carter’s Park. The awarding ...

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Saturday round-up: Spalding United up to sixth, nice and three-sy for Pinchbeck United

Spalding United recorded a rare away win as they beat Romulus 2-1 to climb up to sixth in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United strengthened their grip on second place in ChromaSport UCL Division One with a 3-0 victory over Lutterworth Athletic. Starting with the Tulips, another strike from the in-form Jamie Jackson and an own ...

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Holbeach United told to deliver ahead of crucial FA Vase clash with South Normanton

Seb Hayes reckons that Saturday’s Buildbase FA Vase clash with South Normanton Athletic will conclude the biggest week of his Holbeach United reign so far. The clash comes hot on the heels of the Tigers’ Lincs FA Senior Trophy quarter-final win over Deeping Rangers on Wednesday. Holbeach progressed on penalties after a goalless 90 minutes and move into the last ...

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‘Fuming’ Hayes slams Holbeach United’s showing and demands a reaction

ROTHWELL CORINTHIANS 2 HOLBEACH UTD 0 Seb Hayes couldn’t hide his frustration after seeing hard-working Rothwell Corinthians end Holbeach United’s eight-game winning streak on Saturday. Goals from Jordan Henson (23) and Lewis O’Dell (61) sank the Tigers at Seargents Lawn. But it was the performance that bothered boss Hayes, as his side failed to create a single decent opening as ...

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Saturday football: Rothwell end Holbeach’s winning run, spot-on Pinchbeck climb up to second, Harrox win again

Holbeach United saw their eight-game winning run shattered by a 2-0 defeat at Rothwell Corinthians on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Long Buckby. Goals from Jordan Henson and Louis O’Dell put the skids on the Tigers’ winning streak, as they suffered only a second ChromaSport UCL Premier Division defeat of the season. Seb Hayes’ side ...

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Hayes says in-form Tigers aren’t yet title contenders ahead of Rothwell trip

Seb Hayes insists that in-form Holbeach United aren’t ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title contenders despite racking up eight wins on the bounce. The Tigers have won eight of their ten league games so far, drawing once and suffering just a single defeat at the hands of Deeping Rangers. They are seventh in the standings after Wednesday night’s 2-1 derby win ...

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