Tigers

Roberts happy with “workmanlike” approach as Holbeach United snap their losing streak

Leicester Nirvana 2 Holbeach United 3 A no-nonsense display saw Holbeach United end their two-game losing streak at Leicester Nirvana on Saturday. An early Kamron Bass own goal gave the Tigers the lead in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash, but Gurdeep Mudhar equalised on 25 minutes. Jake Clitheroe restored Holbeach’s advantage moments later from an Adam Jackson cross, but ...

Read More »

FA Trophy defeat for Spalding United at Gresley – but Holbeach United back on-song

Spalding United crashed out of the FA Trophy with a 4-1 defeat at Gresley on Saturday, while Holbeach United got back to winning ways with a 3-2 ChromaSport UCL Premier Division victory at Leicester Nirvana. Starting with the Tulips, Evo-Stik NPL First Division South rivals Gresley proved too strong in the Preliminary Round clash. A hat-trick from ex-Holbeach United striker ...

Read More »

Boss Roberts wants Holbeach United to right a few wrongs at Leicester Nirvana

Tom Roberts admits that he and his Holbeach United side have unfinished business when they visit Leicester Nirvana on Saturday (3pm). The Tigers were drubbed 7-0 by Nirvana at the back end of last season in what was the darkest day of his managerial career to date. Everything that could have gone wrong for Holbeach did go wrong that night, ...

Read More »

Dominant Holbeach United Sunday smash 20 in Lincs Cup romp against Fleet UC

Red-hot Holbeach United Sunday kicked off their Lincs Sunday Cup campaign with a thumping 20-0 victory over Fleet UC. Jack Smith (5), Billy Smith (4) and Adam Jackson (3) all ran riot at University Academy Holbeach, as the Tigers put the rest of the competition on notice. An own goal and Jackson’s first of the afternoon put the Tigers 2-0 ...

Read More »

Another defeat for Holbeach United as Yaxley earn Carter’s Park success

Holbeach United 0 Yaxley 2 Holbeach United suffered a second successive home defeat in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division as Yaxley handed them a 2-0 reverse on Wednesday night. Dan Cotton fired the Cuckoos ahead on 40 minutes  at Carter’s Park, then Joe Butterworth sealed the points 20 minutes from time. Having been undefeated in their first eight league games, ...

Read More »

Holbeach United are finally beaten in the league after Nick’s late own goal

Holbeach United 1 Desborough Town 2 A late Nick Jackson own goal sentenced Holbeach United to their first ChromaSport UCL Premier Division defeat of the season on Saturday as Desborough Town leapfrogged them in the table. All looked to be going to plan for the Tigers when Jack Smith headed home Jordan Thomas’ cross on 34 minutes to cap a ...

Read More »

Spalding United now ten unbeaten after impressive Chasetown draw

Spalding United saw their lead at the top of Evo-Stik NPL Division One South cut to two points after drawing 1-1 at Chasetown on Saturday, while Holbeach United lost their unbeaten record in ChromaSport UCL Premier Division following a 2-1 home defeat to Desborough Town. The Tulips made the best possible start at Chasetown, with top scorer Bradley Wells opening ...

Read More »

Four-midable Jackson show as Holbeach Sunday hit ten to stay perfect

Adam Jackson fired four goals as Holbeach United Sunday made it three wins from three in Spalding Sunday League. The Tigers thrashed South Holland United Clarets 10-0 at Carter’s Park, with Jonny Clay, Ricky Drury, Billy Smith, Ben Crane and Marcus Gilbertson also netting. The win keeps Holbeach top of the table – and was perfect preparation for Sunday’s big ...

Read More »

“X-rated tackle” on Wright sours five-star Holbeach United win at Harrowby

Harrowby United 0 Holbeach United 5 Unbeaten Holbeach United climbed up to second in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division with a 5-0 win at Harrowby United on Tuesday – but a terrible tackle on Tyler Wright took the gloss off. Frontman Josh Ford inspired the rout with a hat-trick, while Jack Smith and Spencer Tinkler also got in on the act ...

Read More »

PDFL round-up: Gosling and Barnes fire Holbeach United Reserves to derby delight

Holbeach United Reserves edged out rivals Wisbech Town Reserves 2-1 in a high-profile ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division derby on Saturday. First-half goals from Tom Gosling and veteran midfielder Steve Barnes got the job done for Omar Joof’s Tigers, who fended off a comeback when Samuel Cubberley netted for the Fenmen. There was also an eye-catching top flight win for Crowland ...

Read More »

Newport Pagnell draw leaves Holbeach United chief Roberts feeling conflicted

Newport Pagnell 1 Holbeach United 1 Tom Roberts admitted that he and his Holbeach United side left Willen Road with mixed emotions on Saturday. The Tigers picked up an admirable 1-1 draw at high-flying Newport Pagnell Town to keep their unbeaten start to the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division season going. But they had looked like returning home with all three ...

Read More »

Late goals deny Spalding United and Holbeach United maximum points

Spalding United and Holbeach United picked up draws against potential title rivals on Saturday – but both will feel like they should have taken maximum points. The Tulips drew 2-2 against Gresley in Evo-Stik NPL Division One South having led 2-0, while the Tigers were pegged back to 1-1 by hosts Newport Pagnell Town having gone ahead in the first ...

Read More »

Holbeach United facing a test of their title credentials at rivals Newport Pagnell

Holbeach United boss Tom Roberts believes Saturday’s table-topping tussle at Newport Pagnell (3pm) will be the acid test to his side’s cracking start to the season. The Tigers are still unbeaten in the United Counties League Premier Division after winning five and drawing two of their opening seven league games. Their fine start has moved Holbeach up to third place ...

Read More »

Tigers urged to maintain momentum

Holbeach United boss Tom Roberts is urging his in-form Tigers to maintain their early season momentum.   Roberts’ side have won four and drawn one of their opening five United Counties League Premier Division matches ahead of their home clash with Huntingdon tonight (Wednesday).   They are at home again on Saturday when fifth-from-bottom Oadby visit Carter’s Park (3pm).   ...

Read More »

Unbeaten Tigers move into third place after thrilling win

Holbeach United moved up into third place in the United Counties League Premier Division standings after a thrilling 5-4 home victory over Huntingdon Town on Wednesday night.   Five different goalscorers found the net for the Tigers who, despite having Jamie Stevens sent off for the second time this season, are still one of only two Premier Division sides with ...

Read More »

Tigers defy dismissal to continue fine start

Holbeach defied the dismissal of striker Jake Clitheroe to maintain their unbeaten league record at a sodden Carter’s Park on Saturday. The Tigers were forced to play most of the second half with ten men after Clitheroe saw red for a challenge on Peterborough Northern Star’s Sam Wilson. However, the sending off seemed to kick-start the home side into action ...

Read More »

Player performances can solve selection headache

Holbeach boss Tom Roberts has challenged his players to help solve his own selection headache. The Tigers, with the exception of the injured Adam Jackson, are now on the verge of having a full squad available for the first time this season. Goalkeeper Rick Drury, defender Jamie Stevens and strikers Stuart Eason and Josh Ford all returned to the Holbeach ...

Read More »

Roberts stays positive despite Tigers’ first loss

Tigers boss Tom Roberts felt his side should draw on the positives rather than dwell on Saturday’s narrow FA Cup defeat at higher level Dereham Town. Holbeach gave their Ryman League Division One North hosts a real run for their money in the first qualifying round clash despite missing a host of first-team regulars. Goalkeeper Rick Drury, defensive lynchpin Jamie ...

Read More »

Holbeach United bidding to cause an Emirates FA Cup upset at Dereham

Holbeach United are plotting an Emirates FA Cup upset on Saturday as they make the trip to Ryman League Division One North side Dereham Town (3pm). The Tigers, who have enjoyed great success in the competition in recent years, go into the first qualifying round clash as slight underdogs. Player/boss Tom Roberts, who is without suspended skipper Jamie Stevens, banned ...

Read More »

PDFL round-up: Gosling double helps Holbeach United Reserves bounce back

Resurgent Holbeach United Reserves showed great character to win 3-2 at Thorney in the ChromaSport PDFL Premier Division on Saturday. Having been thrashed 9-1 by Moulton Harrox on the previous Tuesday, a double from Tom Gosling and a further effort from James Ward earned Omar Joof’s side their third league win of the season. The win leaves Holbeach 11th in ...

Read More »