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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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Holbeach United beat Bourne Town to book place in Lincs FA Senior Trophy final

BOURNE TOWN 1 HOLBEACH UTD 2 First-half goals from Matt Warfield and Lewis Leckie (penalty) fires Holbeach United into the final of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy on Wednesday night. Hosts Bourne Town pulled one back with 20 minutes to go at the Abbey Lawn, but Seb Hayes’ side held on to secure a final berth. More to follow.  

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Hayes happy to see Bird flying again as striker’s treble inspires Holbeach United

WHITWORTH 0 HOLBEACH UTD 6 A second-half hat-trick from Will Bird helped Holbeach United wallop Wellingborough Whitworth 6-0 in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division on Saturday. An early Lewis Leckie goal gave the Tigers the lead at London Road, before George Zuerner grabbed a second to make it 2-0 at half-time. Charley Sanders, used as a central defender on what ...

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Saturday football: Tigers smash six to go second, Pinchbeck win to stay clear and Moulton reach last eight

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United enjoyed impressive away wins on Saturday to continue their fine recent form. In the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division, the Tigers moved up to second in the table after a resounding 6-0 victory at Wellingborough Whitworth. A second-half hat-trick from Will Bird inspired Seb Hayes’ side to a big away success, while George Zuerner, Charley ...

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Sensational second-half strikes secure second semi-final place for Holbeach United

HARROWBY UTD 0 HOLBEACH UTD 3 Cup kings Holbeach United reached their second semi-final of the season on Tuesday night as they eventually overcame a plucky Harrowby United side 3-0. The Tigers weren’t at the races in the first half of the ChromaSport UCL Cup clash at the Environcom Stadium, but were boosted by a 19th-minute red card awarded to ...

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Reaction pleases Hayes as Holbeach United hit back from derby loss in fine style

HOLBEACH UTD 3 DAVENTRY TOWN 0 Boss Seb Hayes admitted that “he got the response he wanted” as Holbeach United bounced back to beat Daventry Town 3-0 on Saturday. Having lambasted his charges following a 1-0 derby defeat at Boston Town the previous Tuesday, goals from Joe Smith (6 and 44) and Lewis Leckie (85) gave the Tigers an impressive ...

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Saturday football: Another 2-1 defeat for Tulips, Smith double fires Tigers up to third

Spalding United slipped to a fifth successive 2-1 defeat in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South on Saturday, while Holbeach United bounced back from their midweek derby defeat with a fine 3-0 victory in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, a late strike from young talent Jonny Lockie wasn’t enough to prevent a 2-1 defeat at fellow mid-table ...

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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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