Tigers

Edey feels late winner was justified as Spenny’s strike sends Holbeach United third

ON CHENECKS 1 HOLBEACH UTD 2 Daz Edey reckons that Saturday’s dramatic 2-1 win over Northampton ON Chenecks was no more than Holbeach United deserved. Midfielder Spencer Tinkler hooked home a last-minute winner for the Tigers at Old Northamptonians Sports Ground, moving them back up to third in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division in the process. Danny Brooks had earlier ...

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Saturday football: Big victories for Holbeach and Pinchbeck, but Spalding are beaten

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United enjoyed important wins in their bid for ChromaSport UCL silverware on Saturday, but their was more away misery for Spalding United in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South. Starting with Holbeach, Spencer Tinkler struck a late winner to give them a potentially pivotal 2-1 success at ON Chenecks in the UCL Premier Division. Danny Brooks ...

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Disappointed boss Hayes cools all talk of a Holbeach United title tilt

Angry Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes has ruled out any more talk about winning the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title – unless his side rediscover their best form. The Tigers chief has been bitterly disappointed by the performances his Tigers have put in since what looked like a season-defining 2-0 win at title rivals Yaxley two weeks ago. That culminated ...

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Hayes rues missed chances as Holbeach United pay the penalty in costly home draw

HOLBEACH UTD 1 WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN 1 Holbeach United’s hopes of mounting a serious ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title charge were dealt a blow on Saturday as Wellingborough Town held them to a frustrating 1-1 draw at Carter’s Park. After blowing a host of first-half chances and seeing the visitors have Nathanael Ansu sent off just before the half-time interval, the ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach United pay the penalty in draw, more cup success for Moulton Harrox

Holbeach United slipped to fourth in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division table on Saturday after dropping points at home to Wellingborough Town. While nearest rivals Yaxley, Newport Pagnell Town and Wisbech Town were all smashing six goals in wins, the Tigers were held to a 1-1 draw by the Doughboys at Carter’s Park. After a goalless first period that saw ...

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Seb says all of the pressure is on Holbeach United’s much-fancied title rivals

Bullish boss Seb Hayes doesn’t feel that his Holbeach United side are under as much pressure as their ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title rivals. The Tigers hit the summit for the first this season on Saturday after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Harborough Town on Saturday, but dropped back to second after Yaxley’s 8-0 win over Boston Town on Tuesday ...

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Mixed emotions for Edey as Holbeach United get a taste of life at the top of the table

HOLBEACH UNITED 2 HARBOROUGH TOWN 1 Charley Sanders jumped off the bench to score an injury-time winner for Holbeach United on Saturday – and send his side top of the table. Sanders buried a brilliant strike three minutes into added time to give the Tigers a 2-1 win over Harborough Town at Carter’s Park on what could prove to be ...

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Saturday football: Super-sub Sanders sends Tigers top, five-star Harrox reach final

Charley Sanders bagged a 93rd-minute winner to give Holbeach United a 2-1 win over Harborough Town on Saturday – and a place at the top of the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division table. The Tigers led 1-0 at the break thanks to a George Zuerner strike from a Luke Avis cross on 18 minutes, but it looked like they’d have to ...

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Holbeach United hit back in title race as Zuerner and Smith sink Yaxley

Yaxley 0 Holbeach United 2 Seb Hayes saluted a job well done as Holbeach United superbly put ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title rivals Yaxley to the sword on Tuesday night. Goals from George Zuerner (18) and Joe Smith (81) ensured that the Tigers won 2-0 at In2Itive Park – and climbed back up to third in the table. Having lost ...

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Deadly Desborough Town tame toothless Holbeach United in Saturday shock

HOLBEACH UTD 1 DESBOROUGH TOWN 3 Seb Hayes acknowledged that Holbeach United are currently enduring a sticky spell after seeing his title-chasing side crash 3-1 at home to Desborough Town on Saturday. The fixture was hastily rearranged to be played at Carter’s Park, with a fallen tree rending Desborough’s Waterworks Field unplayable. But the hosts were left wishing the game ...

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Fallen tree forces another postponement for Holbeach United

Holbeach United will play tomorrow (January 27) after their scheduled match at Desborough was switched to their Carters Park ground. The Tigers, who are fighting for the ChromSport UCL Premier Division title, have not had a league game since January 6 after last week’s match at Daventry Town was called off due to a water-logged pitch and the week before’s ...

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Holbeach ready for two tough away matches

Holbeach United are set for a firm examination of their ChromaSports UCL Premier Division title credentials next week with two tough away games. The Tigers go on the hunt for points at Desborough on Saturday and Yaxley the following Tuesday. After last Saturday’s scheduled match with Daventry was postponed due to a water-logged pitch, Holbeach find themselves in fourth after ...

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Saturday football: Pinchbeck stay clear with routine win, Spalding and Holbeach games postponed

Pinchbeck United extended their unbeaten run in ChromaSport UCL Division One with a 3-0 win over Thrapston Town on Saturday – but both Spalding United and Holbeach United saw their games postponed. The Knights cruised to a 3-0 win over lowly Thrapston at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, with Tom Sergeant, Nick Bishop and Liam Ogden all netting. The ...

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Jackson back in the Holbeach United fold ahead of tough Daventry Town trip

Adam Jackson could make his latest Holbeach United debut at Daventry Town on Saturday (3pm). The left-back, who left Spalding United earlier this week, re-joined the Tigers on Thursday night and goes straight into their squad. It’s a welcome boost for Holbeach, who are without the suspended Mitch Griffiths and Stacy Cartwright for the tough-looking trip. However, Matt Warfield, Joe ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes gutted by Dougill’s horror injury and interested in ex-Tulips skipper Jackson

Devastated Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admits that he’s never seen a worse leg break than the one suffered by Dan Dougill on Saturday. Teenage midfielder Dougill fractured both his tibia and fibula in the second half of the Tigers’ ChromaSport UCL Premier Division game with Cogenhoe United. Holbeach were losing 2-0 at the time, but the referee abandoned the ...

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Saturday football: Bad break for Dougill sees Tigers game abandoned, Bishop bags late winner for Pinchbeck

A horrible injury to Dan Dougill marred Saturday’s South Holland football – with the Holbeach United youngster suffering a broken leg. The bad break occurred in the second half of the Tigers’ ChromaSprt UCL Premier Division clash with Cogenhoe United and it caused the game to be abandoned. Holbeach were trailing 2-0 at the time, with the Cooks scoring through ...

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Boss Hayes urges Holbeach to hit back ahead of “massive” run of fixtures

Seb Hayes has challenged his title-chasing Holbeach United players to bounce back from Tuesday night’s ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup humbling at Yaxley. The Tigers saw their treble dreams shattered by a crushing 3-0 defeat in the semi-final (see page 38), with boss Hayes worried the showing could derail the amazing work they’ve done this season. Holbeach go into Saturday’s Carter’s ...

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Holbeach United review of 2017: From mid-table to the top end – a year that saw the Tigers rediscover their appetite

It’s fair to say that 2017 was very much a year of two halves for Holbeach United. Inconsistent and frustrating for the first six months, new boss Seb Hayes must have wondered what he’d let himself in for when fans were calling for his head after a seventh-placed finish in 2016/17. But the ex-Huntingdon Town and Peterborough Northern Star boss ...

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Boss Hayes slams Holbeach United players after rampant Yaxley emphatically end their treble dream

Yaxley 3 Holbeach United 0 Holbeach United’s hopes of a trophy treble were shattered by a rampant Yaxley showing in Tuesday night’s ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup semi-final. A Spencer Tinkler own goal (53), Tom Waumsley’s close-range header (71) and a late Ross Watson effort (83) saw the Tigers crushed 3-0 at In2itive Park. Although they had a spree of golden ...

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Hayes full of praise for Holbeach United and on-song Brooks after St Andrews success

Holbeach United 3 St Andrews 0 Three first-half goals fired Holbeach United to a convincing victory over St Andrews on Saturday as they moved back into second place in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division table. A close-range header from Lewis Leckie (30), Danny Brooks’ classy curled effort (34) and Joe Smith’s sweetly-hit strike (45) got the job done for the ...

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