Tigers

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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Holbeach United boss Hayes happy that hot-shot Zak has shown hunger to be a Tiger

Seb Hayes has talked up the attitude of new Holbeach United signing Zak Munton after prising him away from hometown club Bourne Town. The prolific young gun, who is the son of Wakes legend Darren Munton, became Hayes’ second signing as Tigers boss earlier this week. Having notched 11 goals in 22 games for UCL Division One Bourne this season, ...

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Hayes gets his Holbeach United reign off to a flying start with four-some win

ON Chenecks 0 Holbeach United 4 New boss Seb Hayes felt Holbeach United ticked all of the boxes he was looking for on Saturday as they cruised to victory in his first game in charge on Saturday. Tommy Treacher fired the Tigers ahead on 37 minutes, moments after his strike partner Josh Ford had rattled the bar with another effort. ...

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New boss Hayes: It doesn’t get much bigger than Holbeach United for me

New Holbeach United manager Seb Hayes wants to bring the good times back to Carter’s Park after landing what he describes as “the biggest job” he’s likely to have in Step Five management. Hayes was officially unveiled as Tigers boss after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Rothwell Corinthians, having left his role as joint boss at UCL Division One side Oakham ...

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Ford’s dramatic penalty winner gives Cundy the perfect Holbeach United send-off

Holbeach United 2 Rothwell Corinthians 1 A dramatic injury-time penalty from Josh Ford earned Holbeach United a battling 2-1 ChromaSport UCL Premier Division win over Rothwell Corinthians on Saturday in Martyn Cundy’s final game as caretaker manager. With newly-appointed boss Seb Hayes watching on from the sideline, Ford had earlier put the Tigers ahead following a top team move on ...

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Ford double ensures Tigers win in front of new boss, Tulips back on-song

Incoming boss Seb Hayes watched on as Holbeach United dramatically beat Rothwell Corinthians 2-1 in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division on Saturday, while Spalding United ended their winless streak in Evo-Stik NPL Division One South with a 3-0 win at Loughborough Dynamo. Starting with Holbeach, Josh Ford bagged a brace – including a stoppage-time penalty winner – to clinch a ...

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Seven-up Holbeach United ease into quarter-finals of county cup as Ford fires four

Ominous Holbeach United Sunday cruised into the last eight of the Lincs FA Sunday Cup with a crushing 7-0 win at Metheringham. Joint player/boss Josh Ford led by example with four of the goals, while a Jonny Allen double and a header from defender Jonny Clay rounded off the rout. The Tigers have made no secret of their desire to ...

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Cundy: I don’t want Holbeach United job but am happy to help out the next manager

Loyal Martyn Cundy has offered to stay on and help out whoever takes on the role of Holbeach United manager after turning down the job following a stint as caretaker boss. Cundy, who was chairman Dave Dougill’s number one choice for the role and is popular with the club’s players, admits that it’d be “selfish” of him to take the ...

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Holbeach United’s under-6s boosted by sponsorship and a new kit

Newly-formed Holbeach United under-6 football team have been boosted by sponsorship from three businesses. Jakemans (menthol confectioners based in Sutterton), JW Concrete (based in Holbeach) and Centralinc Systems Limited (also based in Holbeach) have all backed the young Tigers. An amazing £500 donation from shirt sponsor Jakemans helped finance purchasing the new kit, with everyone at Holbeach incredibly thankful.

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Cundy pleased as depleted Holbeach United show their teeth despite Sileby defeat

Northampton Sileby Rangers 3 Holbeach United 2 Caretaker boss Martyn Cundy paid tribute to his patched-up Holbeach United side after seeing two late goals deny them what would have been an incredible away win at Northampton Sileby Rangers on Saturday. Missing no less than ten players ahead of the clash, goals in either half from Aaron Eyett and Tommy Treacher ...

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Table-topping Peterborough Sports hand Holbeach United a home reverse

Holbeach United 1 Peterborough Sports 4 Life after Tom Roberts began with a 4-1 home loss against ChromaSport UCL Premier Division leaders Peterborough Sports for Holbeach United on Wednesday night. The Tigers trailed 1-0 at the break thanks to a strike from the free-scoring Mark Jones, then Sports doubled their lead through Josh Moreman early in the second period. Dan ...

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Holbeach United chairman Dougill targets Cundy as new boss to ensure continuity

Holbeach United chairman Dave Dougill has confirmed that he’d like Martyn Cundy as the club’s next manager after Tom Roberts’ departure on Saturday. Number two Cundy, a former Holbeach player and manager of Moulton Harrox, is Dougill’s number one choice for the job as he seeks continuity ahead of the busy festive period. The Tigers chairman also revealed that he ...

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Smith’s stunner pinches late point for Holbeach United in Roberts’ swansong

Holbeach United 2 Harborough Town 2 A stunning injury-time free kick from Jack Smith rescued a deserved point for Holbeach United against fellow high-flyers Harborough Town on Saturday. Smith curled a 25-yard effort over the wall and into the corner three minutes into added time at Carter’s Park in what turned out to be Tom Roberts’ final game as Tigers’ ...

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Increased work commitments forced Roberts to walk away from Holbeach United

Outgoing Holbeach United player/boss has admitted that he made his decision to step down from the role with a very heavy heart. Roberts left his position with the Tigers after Saturday’s 2-2 ChromaSport UCL Premier Division draw with Harborough Town at Carter’s Park, citing increased work commitments that saw him miss two games last week. Having joined Holbeach as number two ...

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Roberts steps down as Holbeach United boss after draw while Spalding United are beaten at home

Tom Roberts stepped down as Holbeach United player boss after watching the Tigers rescue a 2-2 draw with ChromaSport UCL Premier Division rivals Harborough Town on Saturday, while Spalding United slipped to a 3-2 home loss against Stocksbridge Park Steels in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South. The big story came after all of the action at Carter’s Park, where Holbeach ...

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