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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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Saturday football: Holbeach United go second with routine win, Moulton Harrox reach a semi-final

Holbeach United climbed up to second in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division and Moulton Harrox booked their place in the last four of the Lincs Junior Cup on a postponement-ridden Saturday of action. The Tigers cruised to a 3-0 win over St Andrews thanks to first-half goals from Lewis Leckie, Danny Brooks and Joe Smith at Carter’s Park. That victory ...

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Hayes adamant that success with Holbeach United will be defined by trophies

Boss Seb Hayes insists that Holbeach United’s season will only be a success if they manage to win some silverware. The third-placed Tigers are now many people’s favourites to win the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division after a productive festive period (see page 38) and have already booked a place in the final of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy. They also ...

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Hayes says Holbeach United are in title mix after beating table-toppers

NEWPORT PAGNELL 0 HOLBEACH UTD 2 Boss Seb Hayes finally admitted that Holbeach United are ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title candidates after seeing his side win 2-0 at leaders Newport Pagnell Town on Saturday. Lewis Leckie notched on 28 seconds and 58 minutes to sink the table-topping Swans at Willen Road, moving the third-placed Tigers to within six points of ...

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Saturday football: Tigers topple leaders, Tulips win again and Pinchbeck go ten points clear

South Holland’s top three sides all shone on Saturday with convincing wins on the final day of 2017 action. Spalding United made it back-to-back wins in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South with a 2-0 success over Newcastle Town thanks to goals from Cenk Acar and James Tricks (penalty) at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field. Holbeach United enjoyed the best ...

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Boxing Day football: Beeson hits double as Tulips end losing streak, ten-man Tigers walloped at Wisbech

Spalding United’s eight-game losing streak in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South ended with a 2-0 win over Peterborough Sports on Boxing Day, while Holbeach United crashed 4-0 at Wisbech Town in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division. It was a first-half Lee Beeson double that secured a rare Spalding success in front of a crowd of 136 at the Sir Halley ...

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Football round-up: Another defeat for Spalding United but ten-man Holbeach United defeat Deeping

Spalding United slipped to their eighth Evo-Stik NPL First Division South defeat on the trot on Saturday as they went down 2-1 at Corby Town, while ten-man Holbeach United saw off Deeping Rangers 1-0 in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division. Starting with Spalding, Ben Davison’s 15th-minute header gave them a first-half lead against high-flying Corby – but that was as ...

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Hayes: Holbeach United need at least seven festive points to stay in hunt for title

Boss Seb Hayes has expressed his pride at how well Holbeach United have done in the first half of this season – but thinks they’ll need seven points from three Christmas games to have any chance of challenging for the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title. The Tigers, who saw last weekend’s game at Kirby Muxloe postponed, have a very tough ...

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Saturday football: Shackleton off the mark in Pinchbeck win, Tulips and Tigers see games postponed

Oli Shackleton netted his first Pinchbeck United goal on Saturday as Pinchbeck United moved seven points clear at the top of ChromaSport UCL Division One with a 3-0 victory at Bugbrooke St Michaels. On a day when a host of matches were postponed, the Knights were the only one of South Holland’s big three teams to be in action after ...

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Only a win against Kirby Muxloe is good enough for Holbeach United boss Hayes

Nothing but three points will do for Holbeach United at Kirby Muxloe on Saturday. That’s the verdict of Tigers boss Seb Hayes, who knows that his side face three ChromaSport UCL Premier Division Christmas crackers after the trip to Leicestershire. Holbeach go into Saturday’s game (3pm) in second place – a position they want to hold ahead of fixtures against ...

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Hayes happy enough with a point despite seeing Holbeach United pay the penalty for Sanders’ stamp

HOLBEACH UTD 1 ROTHWELL CORINTHIANS 1 Frustrated boss Seb Hayes rued a “moment of madness” from Charley Sanders as Holbeach United were held to a 1-1 draw by Rothwell Corinthians on Saturday. The title-chasing Tigers looked set to grab three vital ChromaSport UCL Premier Division points when Will Bird fired them into an eighth-minute lead at Carter’s Park. They held ...

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Saturday football: Home frustration for Tigers and Pinchbeck, another defeat for Tulips

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United were held to home draws on Saturday, but Spalding United suffered a seventh successive defeat. Starting in the ChromaSport United Counties League, title-chasing Holbeach were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw against Rothwell Corinthians in the Premier Division at Carter’s Park. On a day when leaders Newport Pagnell Town drew 2-2 with Deeping Rangers, ...

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Cup competitions are still top priority for title-chasing Holbeach United

Seb Hayes still sees winning a cup as the priority for Holbeach United this season – despite seeing them climb up to second in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division table. The Tigers have worked their way into the title picture after a run of six wins in their last eight games, including last weekend’s thumping 6-0 victory at Wellingborough Whitworth. ...

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