Tigers

Stellar first half steers Holbeach United to impressive win at Harborough

Harborough Town 0 Holbeach United 2 Holbeach United began life after Seb Hayes with an impressive 2-0 victory at Harborough Town on Saturday. An impressive first-half showing at The HTFC Community Ground saw Spencer Tinkler and Will Bird grab goals that turned out to be enough for all three points for the Tigers. The hosts came back into it after ...

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UCL wins for Pinchbeck and Holbeach

Both Pinchbeck and Holbeach picked up wins in the Future Lions League Premier Division today (Saturday, January 5). Holbeach earned a fine 2-0 win at Harborough Town under the caretaker stewardship of Tim Cole and Adam Jackson after the shock resignation of manager Seb Hayes last week. The win moves them back up to fourth just behind Pinchbeck who were ...

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Hayes resigns as Holbeach United manager

Seb Hayes has resigned as the manager of Holbeach United. It’s been a miserable Christmas for the Tigers who failed to score and only picked up one point from their three Future Lions United Counties League Premier Division games. Holbeach lost 1-0 to a 94th minute goal from Deeping Rangers on Saturday which followed a 0-0 draw with Pinchbeck United ...

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Toothless Tigers downed by injury time goal at Deeping

United Counties League Premier Division Deeping Rangers 1 Holbeach United 0 A 94th minute Deeping Rangers winner means it’s two defeats, just one point and no goals for Holbeach United from their three Christmas fixtures. A hugely scrappy game looked set to be petering out to the 0-0 it deserved when Deeping struck with nearly the last touches of the ...

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Boxing Day round up – Stalemate in local derby while Tulips lose away

The honours were shared as the United Counties League Premier Division derby between Pinchbeck and Holbeach Uniteds ended 0-0. Neither side was able to take any of the few chances at the Sir Halley. It was also a Boxing Day to forget for Spalding United in the Evo-Stik East Division who instead of a local derby faced a 220 mile ...

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Defeats for Tulips and Tigers but fine win for Pinchbeck – Weekend round up

Spalding United were edged out 2-1 by Cleethorpes Town in the Evo-Stik East Division this afternoon. Josh Batty gave the visitors to the Halley Stewart the lead five minutes before half time, but the Tulips responded well with Kieran Wells scoring his second in two games to level in the 55th minute. A tight game was settled by a Scott ...

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The kids are alright for Hayes and Holbeach

Holbeach United manager Seb Hayes has several injury concerns heading into the Christmas period, but his young players have been stepping up. The Tigers have won the last four and host Eynesbury this Saturday. They then face two local away trips in the Boxing Day derby with Pinchbeck before heading to Deeping Rangers a week on Saturday in the UCL ...

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Ford’s last gasp winner for Tigers

Holbeach United 2 Peterborough Northern Star 1 Josh Ford’s 91st minute stoppage time winner ensured Holbeach United head into the Christmas period with four straight wins. The Tigers found it tough going against the spirited visitors but amid horrendous conditions their late push resulted in the three points. In just his second start, 16-year-old Reif Clarke had given Holbeach a ...

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Big win for Spalding United – Football round up 15/12

Spalding United pulled off a huge win in the Evo-Stick Division with a 2-1 victory at basement boys AFC Mansfield. First half goals from James Hugo (9) and new signing Kieran Well (28) set the Tulips on their way to a second successive victory. Giuseppe Iaciofano halved the deficit just before the hour mark and Mansfield threw men forward looking ...

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Hayes feels that Holbeach United are in a stronger position than at this time last season

Boss Seb Hayes feels that Holbeach United are well-placed to improve on last season as they enter the traditionally hectic festive period of fixtures. The Tigers finished fourth in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division last time out, while also winning the Lincs FA Senior Trophy and reaching the semi-finals League Knockout Cup. This year, they head into Saturday’s date ...

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Tigers book semi-final place after sinking Knights in derby duel

Holders Holbeach United moved into the semi-finals of the Lincs FA Senior Trophy after beating Pinchbeck United 2-0 on Wednesday night.  The Knights were up against it from the 29th minute after Andrew Tidswell was sent off for picking up two yellow cards. Josh Ford immediately put Holbeach ahead, before Will Bird clinched the win in the second half. Billy ...

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Holbeach United on easy street as struggling Whitworth are walloped

Wellingborough Whitworth 0 Holbeach United 7 Seven-up Holbeach United made light work of Future Lions UCL Premier Division basement boys Wellingborough Whitworth on Saturday. The Tigers waltzed to a 7-0 success at The Victoria Mill Ground, with three players helping themselves to braces. Striker James Tricks opened the scoring early on, before Josh Ford netted number two with a trademark ...

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Saturday football: Late Mettam double fires Tulips to win, Tigers smash seven and Pinchbeck held

A last-gasp Leon Mettam penalty gave Spalding United a surprise 2-1 win over Belper Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United romped to a 7-0 victory at Wellingborough Whitworth and Pinchbeck United drew 2-2 at Wellingborough Town. Starting with Spalding, two goals in the final seven minutes from Mettam gave them an unlikely Evo-Stik NPL East Division win at the Sir ...

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Boss Hayes wants to build on a top two years with Holbeach United

Seb Hayes is celebrating two years as Holbeach United manager this week – and he’s proud of the work he’s done at Carter’s Park so far. Wednesday night’s 2-1 win over Sleaford Town marked 100 games in charge of the Tigers for Hayes, who has won 63 of those matches. He feels that his record stands up to any Holbeach ...

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Tricks and Braithwaite fire Holbeach United to derby win and third place in table

Holbeach United 2 Sleaford Town 1 Holbeach United climbed up to third in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division after coming from behind to bet Sleaford Town 2-1 on Wednesday night. Scott Coupland gave Sleaford a half-time lead at Carter’s Park, but second-half efforts from James Tricks and Joe Braithwaite fired the Tigers to all three points. The match was ...

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FA Vase defeat hard to take for Hayes as Godmanchester dump Holbeach United out

Godmanchester Rovers 2 Holbeach United 0 Holbeach United’s fine run in the Buildbase FA Vase ended with a 2-0 third round defeat at Godmanchester Rovers on Saturday. Late goals from Joe Furness (72) and Austen Diaper (83) sent the hosts through at Bearscroft Lane, with a depleted Tigers outfit powerless to resist. With boss Seb Hayes missing the game for ...

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Saturday football: Tulips snatch late point, Tigers out of FA Vase and Pinchbeck back to winning ways

Spalding United netted a last-gasp leveller to secure a 1-1 draw at Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday, while Holbeach United suffered a 2-0 FA Vase defeat at Godmanchester Rovers and Pinchbeck United bagged a 2-0 home success over Peterborough Northern Star. Starting with the Tulips, they looked set for another defeat in Evo-Stik NPL Division One East when Litchfield fired ...

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Hayes admits that two-week period is pivotal for Holbeach United’s season

Seb Hayes admits that the next two weeks could end up defining Holbeach United’s season. The Tigers took on Wellingborough Town in the last eight of the Future Lions UCL Knockout Cup tonight (7.45pm), then head to Godmanchester Rovers in the third round of the Buildbase FA Vase this Saturday (3pm). UCL Premier Division clashes with Sleaford (home, Wednesday, 7.45pm) ...

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Billy bags double to fire Holbeach United into semi-finals of League Cup

Holbeach United 2 Wellingborough Town 1 Two goal from Billy Smith fired Holbeach United into the semi-final of the Future Lions UCL Knockout Cup on Wednesday night. Winger Smith struck in each half to help the Tigers sink Wellingborough Town 2-1 at Carter’s Park. Holbeach will now take on Leicester Nirvana in the semi-final and are hoping to go one ...

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Stevens back with a goal as Holbeach United get back to winning ways

Holbeach United 2 Northampton ON Chenecks 0 Jamie Stevens marked his return to the starting line-up with a goal as Holbeach United bounced back from a rare defeat to beat Northampton ON Chenecks 2-0 on Saturday. Central defender Stevens, who was only making his third appearance of the season following his summer switch from Wisbech Town, buried a typical header ...

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