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Holbeach United Sunday set for toughest test yet in county cup semi-final

Co-boss Tim Cole admits that Sunday’s Lincs FA Sunday Cup semi-final at Rustons United is the biggest game in the short history of Holbeach United Sunday. The Sunday Tigers are bidding to reach the county final at the first time of asking this weekend, with the clash at Newark Road, Lincoln, a 10.45am kick off. The Spalding Sunday League side ...

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Good Arrow! Hayes over the moon as duo bag trebles in Holbeach United rout

Holbeach United 9 Harrowby United 0 Both Josh Ford and Spencer Tinkler smashed hat-tricks as Holbeach United ended their five-game losing streak in style by hammering Harrowby United 9-0 on Saturday. Frontman Ford gave the Tigers the lead on just 38 seconds of the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash at Carter’s Park, then doubled his money two minutes later before ...

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Saturday football: Beeson spot-on for Spalding United, ruthless Holbeach United hammer Harrowby

Both South Holland sides impressed at home on Saturday as Spalding United came from behind to beat Chasetown 2-1 and Holbeach United hammered Harrowby United 9-0. At the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field Josh Ruff fired the visitors ahead of 28 minutes, but Lee Beeson soon levelled with a penalty to make it 1-1 at the break. Winger Beeson then ...

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Boss Hayes tells Holbeach United to stop the rot against lowly Harrowby United

Seb Hayes is adamant that Holbeach United’s season isn’t over. The Tigers have no chance of winning silverware this season after exiting two cup competitions in recent weeks, but boss Hayes feels they can still have a say in when the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title is won. He wants the team to rediscover their pride and finish the season ...

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Maiden Barraclough strike earns ten-man Spalding United a battling win at Rugby

Ten-man Spalding United produced an impressive comeback to win 2-1 at lowly Rugby Town on Saturday and keep their title hopes alive. After a goalless first half, the Tulips were reduced to ten men when Neal Spafford appeared to hit out at David Kolodynski early in the second period. It didn’t take long for hosts Rugby to cash in on ...

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More misery for Holbeach United as Boston Town end their county cup hopes

Boston Town 3 Holbeach United 2 Holbeach United’s poor form continued on Wednesday night as they crashed out of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy. Just days after being dumped out of the ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup, struggling Boston Town effectively ended the Tigers’ hopes of silverware with a 3-2 victory. First-half goals from Richard Ford and Michael Hardy put Boston ...

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Derby delight against Holbeach Reserves leaves Pinchbeck United perfectly positioned in table

Ian Dunn was pleased to see his Pinchbeck United side tick off another win on Saturday as their bid to win the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division gathered more pace. First-half goals from Tom Panton and top scorer Ollie Maltby – his 32nd of the season – steered The Knights to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Holbeach United Reserves at Knight ...

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Hayes refuses to fault attitude of his Holbeach United players after shock cup loss

Holbeach United 2 Olney Town 4 Boss Seb Hayes couldn’t hide his disappointment after watching his Holbeach United crash out of the ChromaSport UCL Knockout Cup on Saturday. The Premier Division Tigers were upset 4-2 by Division One outfit Olney Town at Carter’s Park as they exited the competition at the quarter-final stage. Goals from Nick Bines (2 and 52), ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United lose crunch clash and Holbeach United humbled

Saturday was a tough day for South Holland’s top two as Spalding United were edged out 1-0 by Shaw Lane AFC in their top-of-the-table clash and Holbeach United crashed out of the ChromaSport UCL KO Cup against lower graded Olney Town. Starting with Spalding, a first-half strike from Gary Burnett gave Shaw Lane all three points at the Sir Halley ...

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Boss Hayes targeting three new signings and cup progress with Holbeach United

Boss Seb Hayes has revealed that Holbeach United are set to dip into the transfer market again as he bids to add at least three new faces to his stuttering squad. The Tigers chief has put approaches in for ChromaSport UCL Division One-based duo Dan Jenkins and Lewis Leckie, while he’s also attempting to bring Jake Clitheroe back to the ...

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Holbeach United review of 2016: Penalty agony, a fourth-place finish and Hayes in for Robbo – there was rarely a dull moment

As has been the norm with Holbeach United in recent seasons, 2016 was a breathless year for the men in yellow and black. Once again, the Tigers announced a new boss in the final month of the year, with Tom Roberts making way for the highly-rated Seb Hayes. Having steered Holbeach to a solid fourth place in the UCL Premier ...

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Ford fires five as “fantastic” Holbeach United Sunday cruise into Lincs Cup semi-finals

Co-boss Tim Cole admitted that his Holbeach United Sunday side are “buzzing” after thrashing Scothern United 8-1 to move into the last four of the Lincs FA Sunday Cup. Five goals from joint chief Josh Ford inspired the Tigers at Carter’s Park, with Jonny Allen, Aaron Eyett and Billy Smith rounding off the rout. Jon Fairweather was man of the ...

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Boss Hayes alarmed by Holbeach United’s second-half showing in ’embarrassing’ loss

Desborough Town 4 Holbeach United 0 Seb Hayes has accepted that things may get worse before they get better at Holbeach United following Saturday’s humbling ChromaSport UCL Premier Division defeat at Desborough Town. The Tigers were drubbed 4-0 by hosts Ar Tarn at Waterworks Field, with Jake Bettles (12), ex-Tiger Jason Turner (66 and pen 73) and John Dean all ...

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Boss Cole backs relentless Holbeach United Sunday to shine in “massive” county clash

Co-boss Tim Cole has told his Holbeach United Sunday charges to concentrate on themselves ahead of their huge Lincs FA Sunday Cup clash this weekend. The Tigers play host to Lincoln League side Scothern United at Carter’s Park (10.30am) in what promises to be a quality quarter-final. A host of top South Holland talent will be in the Holbeach side ...

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Hayes backs Holbeach United to pass tough test at high-flying Desborough Town

Holbeach United chief Seb Hayes has revealed that he’s not overly surprised by the fine form of ChromaSport UCL Premier Division surprise package Desborough Town. The Tigers make the trip to Ar Tarn’s Waterworks Field for their first game of 2017 on Saturday (3pm), with the hosts currently fourth in the table. Desborough are seven points clear of seventh-placed Holbeach ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes to instill ‘siege mentality’ after another derby loss

Holbeach United 1 Wisbech Town 3 Seb Hayes admitted that his Holbeach United side didn’t do the basics right as Wisbech Town handed them a 3-1 ChromaSport UCL Premier Division reverse on Boxing Day. Goals from Fenmen frontmen Billy Smith (33 and 68) and Michael Frew (42) sank the Tigers at Carter’s Park, with Ollie Pinner (89) replying with a ...

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Boxing Day football: Tulips up to second with Lincoln win but Tigers crash against Wisbech

An early own goal from ex-Tulip Michael Jacklin gave Spalding United a 1-0 win over Lincoln United on Boxing Day, while Holbeach United lost 3-1 at home to Wisbech Town. The own goal settled a tight affair at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field, moving Spalding up to second in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South. In the ChromaSport UCL Premier ...

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In-form Deeping hand disappointed Hayes a first Holbeach United defeat

Deeping Rangers 2 Holbeach United 1 Disappointed Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admitted that his side got exactly what they deserved from Tuesday night’s game at Deeping Rangers – absolutely nothing. First-half strikes from Scott Mooney (8) and Scott Coupland (37) sentenced the Tigers to a first loss under new manager Hayes in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division, with Dan ...

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Solid Saturday successes for both Spalding United and Holbeach United

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United enjoyed impressive wins in their respective matches on Saturday. Goals from Conor Higginson and Matt Varley earned the Tulips a 2-0 victory at Gresley in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South, while Josh Ford, Callum Madigan and Jamie Ward all netted as the Tigers beat Leicester Nirvana 3-0 at Carter’s Park. Starting with Spalding, Dave ...

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Hayes happy to see Holbeach United ‘win ugly’ against Leicester Nirvana

Holbeach United 3 Leicester Nirvana 0 Seb Hayes admitted that he was pleased to see his Holbeach United side “win ugly” in his first home game in charge on Saturday. Strikes from Josh Ford (21), Callum Madigan (45) and sub Jamie Ward (79) earned the Tigers a convincing success over ten-man Leicester Nirvana at Carter’s Park. That made it back-to-back ...

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