Tigers

Top teamwork is the secret behind Holbeach United’s impressive progress

Danny Hussey insists that he shouldn’t take all of the plaudits for his impressive start to life as Holbeach United manager. The Tigers chief was named as the Future Lions UCL Premier Division’s manager of the month for February, having guided his side to four wins and a draw from their five games. A 1-0 success over Desborough Town on ...

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Hussey hails fantastic Ford finish after seeing Holbeach United grind out a win

Holbeach United 1 Desborough Town 0 A wonder goal from Josh Ford extended Holbeach United’s unbeaten run in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division to nine games as they edged out dogged Desborough Town 1-0 on Saturday. Striker Ford, who is currently being used at right back, crashed home a stunner in the closing stages of the first half at ...

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Saturday football: Ford fires Holbeach to victory, Beck bags Pinchbeck winner and nine-man Spalding beaten

Holbeach United extended their unbeaten Future Lions UCL Premier Division run to nine games with a 1-0 win over Desborough Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United beat Wellingborough Town by the same score and nine-man Spalding United went down 3-0 at Evo-Stik NPL East Division leaders Morpeth Town. Starting at Carter’s Park, a fine first-half finish from Josh Ford was ...

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Hussey sets a tricky goals target for ace Billy as Holbeach United bid to roar on

Danny Hussey has challenged in-form winger Billy Smith to break the 20-goal barrier with Holbeach United this season. Smith, who got the winner in last Saturday’s 2-1 success at Peterborough Northern Star, has seven goals in his last seven games for the red-hot Tigers. Hussey had wanted Smith to get seven goals before the end of the season, but has ...

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Jackson grabs a late point for Holbeach United in derby clash

 Holbeach United 1 Boston Town 1 Adam Jackson’s deflected late leveller earned Holbeach United a 1-1 draw with Boston Town on Wednesday night. After a goalless first half at Carter’s Park, Kyle Watkins put the in-form visitors ahead. That’s how it stayed until ten minutes from time, when Jackson’s drive took a deflection and looped over the keeper. The draw ...

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Hussey happy as seven-up Holbeach United see off Star to extend great winning run

Peterborough NS 1 Holbeach United 2 Holbeach United’s impeccable form in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division continued with a battling 2-1 victory at Peterborough Northern Star on Saturday. Make-shift right-back Josh Ford fired the Tigers into a 20th-minute lead direct from a free-kick at the Branch Bros Stadium to ensure a 1-0 half-time lead. Sam Wilson hauled Star level ...

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Saturday football: Billy’s winner makes it seven-up for Holbeach United, but Pinchbeck United frustrated by draw with strugglers

Holbeach United made it seven Future Lions UCL Premier Division wins on the spin by seeing of Peterborough Northern Star 2-1 on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United were held to a 1-1 draw at lowly Kirby Muxloe. Starting with the Tigers, Josh Ford fired them into a 20th-minute lead direct from a free-kick at the Branch Bros Stadium to ensure a ...

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Holbeach United looking to get the best out of Lockie ahead of Star showdown

Danny Hussey is hoping that new signing Jonny Lockie will find his feet at Holbeach United. Tigers chief Hussey, who gave Lockie his first team debut as a teenager at Spalding United, has wrapped up a deal to bring the speedy striker to Carter’s Park. Having left the Tulips for Deeping Rangers earlier in the season, Lockie will be looking ...

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Hussey impressed with second-half showing as Bird treble inspires a huge Holbeach United win

Holbeach United 9 W’Boro Whitworth 0 Ruthless Holbeach United crushed Future Lions UCL Premier Division basement boys Wellingborough Whitworth 9-0 at Carter’s Park on Saturday. The goals came from Will Bird (3), Jack Smith (2), Josh Ford (penalty), Kieran Hamilton, James Tricks and Billy Smith for Danny Hussey’s Tigers, as they moved seven points clear in fourth place. It’s now ...

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Saturday football: Tigers hit nine, crucial victory for Tulips and Pinchbeck edged out by Deeping

Holbeach United romped to a 9-0 victory over Wellingborough Whitworth on Saturday, while Spalding United picked up a vital 2-1 win at Carlton Town and Pinchbeck United lost 1-0 at home to Deeping Rangers. For the Tigers, the goals came from Will Bird (3), Jack Smith (2), Josh Ford, Kieran Hamilton, James Tricks and Billy Smith put the Future Lions ...

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Holbeach United won’t be taking anything for granted against struggling Whitworth

Boss Danny Hussey has warned his Holbeach not to take basement side Wellingborough Whitworth lightly at Carter’s Park on Saturday (3pm). Fourth-placed Holbeach will be without keeper Ricky Drury for the Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash and have been told to approach the game like any other. Hussey said: “I’ve been down the bottom of the table during my ...

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Braithwaite winner helps comeback kings Holbeach United see off ten-man Eynesbury

Eynesbury Rovers 1 Holbeach United 2 Gutsy Holbeach United came from behind once again to claim an impressive 2-1 victory at fellow high-fliers Eynesbury Rovers on Tuesday night. The Tigers, who came from 2-0 down to win 4-2 at ON Chenecks on Saturday (see page 37), were 1-0 down at half-time thanks to a Steve Gentle strike on 36 minutes. ...

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Hussey not entirely happy despite seeing Holbeach United hit back to win at Chenecks

ON Chenecks 2 Holbeach United 4 Jack Smith helped himself to a hat-trick on his Holbeach United return as the Tigers battled back to beat hosts Northampton ON Chenecks 4-2 on Saturday. On another day hit by postponements due to the weather, the Tigers looked set for a long day when they fell 2-0 down early on at Billing Road ...

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Saturday football: Jack back with a hat-trick as Tigers go fourth, Pinchbeck game off and Tulips drop to 17th

Jack Smith helped himself to a hat-trick on his Holbeach United return as the Tigers battled back to beat hosts Northampton ON Chenecks on Saturday. On another day hit by postponements due to the weather, the Tigers looked set for a long day when they fell 2-0 down early on at Billing Road. But Smith, re-signed from Pinchbeck United last ...

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Holbeach United bidding to get back on track after two weeks off

Frustrated Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey admits that having back-to-back fixtures postponed has sent him back to square one. Hussey, who took over at Carter’s Park in early January, has yet to witness his fifth-placed Tigers lose a Future Lions UCL Premier Division fixture – but has seen games with Eynesbury Rovers and Boston Town postponed in successive weekends. That ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United beaten at home as both Tigers and Knights see games postponed

Spalding United suffered a 1-0 defeat against Frickley Athletic in the only non-league game to beat the weather on Saturday. A second-half winner from Phil Watt settled the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field clash and keeps the Tulips in 16th place in Evo-Stik NPL East Division.  In the Future Lions UCL Premier Division, Holbeach United’s home date with Boston Town ...

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Hussey hopes striker Smith will be alright Jack at Holbeach United

Danny Hussey wants to get prolific striker Jack Smith smiling again as he bids to seal a swoop for the Pinchbeck United ace. Smith, who swapped Holbeach United for the Knights in December after a disagreement with then boss Seb Hayes, looks set to return to Carter’s Park ahead of Saturday’s home derby date with Boston Town (3pm). Tigers boss ...

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Saturday football round-up: Garrick double sinks Spalding United, Holbeach United’s game postponed

Two goals from Tom Garrick sentenced Spalding United to a 2-1 defeat at Lincoln United on Saturday, while Holbeach United were left kicking their heels. Starting with the Tulips, they failed to build on last weekend’s whopping 7-3 victory as they slipped to a narrow loss at the Sun-Hat Villas Stadium. Garrick netted the opener just before the break, only ...

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Hussey prepared for Holbeach United’s tricky Eynesbury Rovers trip

New Holbeach United boss Danny Hussey admits that his charges will have to be at their best to keep their impressive Future Lions UCL Premier Division form going this Saturday. The Tigers, who have won all three of their league matches since Seb Hayes resigned as boss, make the trip to seventh-placed Eynesbury Rovers (3pm). The teams met as recently ...

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Hussey happy as Tricks and Tinkler seal derby delight for Holbeaach United

Sleaford Town 0 Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey continued his 100 per cent league record as Holbeach United boss as his side picked up a 2-0 derby victory at Sleaford Town on Saturday. James Tricks gave the Tigers an early lead in the Future Lions UCL Premier Division game at Eslafore Park, before home striker Ryan Oliver was sent off ...

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