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Tidswell Talk: Why the Holbeach lads can expect a different pre-season

By Andrew Tidswell Elite Sports Academy MD and Holbeach Utd player/coach Being on the management team for Holbeach United this coming season has meant a busy few weeks planning the pre-season schedule and how we will approach the coming campaign. Over the next few weeks, teams across England will embark on their own pre-season plans. Having said that, some teams ...

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Defender Dan will be a Worth-y addition for Holbeach

Holbeach United number two Tom Roberts has expressed his delight at re-signing talented right back Dan Worthington. The young gun impressed during his brief loan spell from Boston United last term – an 11-game run which earned him the Tigers’ young player of the year gong. Worthington has agreed to link up with Holbeach in pre-season once again, although he’s ...

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Mix-up sees Holbeach United demoted to sixth spot in UCL

An unfortunate administrative mix-up has seen Holbeach United lose two places in the final ChromaSport UCL Premier Division standings. Having finished fourth in the table, Holbeach have been hit with a retrospective three-point penalty for fielding an ineligible player in the 2-0 win against Eynesbury Rovers way back on November 29, 2014. The problem was that Jamie Clarke arrived at ...

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Boss Jarvis eyes three more Holbeach United targets

Ambitious Holbeach United could yet make three more signings this summer. Boss Darren Jarvis and number two Tom Roberts have been very active this summer, snapping up the likes of Jamie Stevens, Josh Ford, Tommy Treacher, Jonny Clay, Chris Ward, Ricky Drury and Andy Law. The Tigers retain an interest in Wisbech Town’s Luke Wilson, but have admitted defeat in ...

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Coming home to Holbeach was an easy call for Tommy

Tommy Treacher admits that it was a “no brainer” to return to Holbeach United for a fourth time. The striker, who has just enjoyed a successful campaign with Wisbech Town, agreed terms with the Tigers managerial team of Darren Jarvis and Tom Roberts last week. Treacher first joined Holbeach when Shaun Keeble signed him from Moulton Harrox back in 2006. ...

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Wisbech Town frontman Treacher agrees return to Holbeach United

Holbeach United have raided UCL Premier Division rivals Wisbech Town once again to secure the services of Tommy Treacher for next season. Striker Treacher, who started last season with the Tigers, has followed fellow Fenmen frontman Josh Ford in agreeing terms with boss Darren Jarvis for the 2015/16 campaign. Treacher will be no stranger to anyone at Carter’s Park, having ...

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Stevens: It’s time I stopped being a yo-yo player

Jamie Stevens has vowed to lay down some roots at Holbeach United after once again making the switch from rivals Spalding United. The centre-back, widely regarded as the best defender in the South Holland area, confirmed he was re-joining the Tigers on Friday. It’s the third time that Stevens has signed for Holbeach since 2012 and on the last two ...

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Captain Clarke regrets Tigers exit despite ‘perfect’ Heanor move

Passionate former Holbeach United skipper Jamie Clarke has expressed his regret at leaving Carter’s Park. Clarke, who was the Tigers’ leading scorer last season, has decided to join Heanor Town after failing to agree terms with boss Darren Jarvis. With Heanor based a stone’s throw from his office, the move makes perfect sense for the hitman. But he’s still disappointed ...

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Jarvis jubilant as Holbeach United swoop to sign Ford

Goal machine Josh Ford is the latest player to commit himself to Holbeach United for next season. The former Moulton Harrox and Spalding United striker bagged 21 goals for Wisbech Town in the UCL Premier Division last term and fired an amazing 61 for Pinchbeck United Sunday as they won a quadruple. The Tigers swooped to seal a deal for ...

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Spalding United left reeling as Stevens decides to rejoin Holbeach

Star defender Jamie Stevens looks to have played his last game for Spalding United after deciding to move back to rivals Holbeach United. Stevens, who has won the UCL Premier Division title with both the Tigers and Tulips in the past three seasons, told Spalding supremo Pat Rayment about his decision on Friday. Rayment rates the central defender very highly, ...

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Why Carol had to end her love affair with Holbeach United

Popular physio Carol Holland admits that it has been a real wrench to leave Holbeach United. Highly-regarded in the sports therapy field, Deeping-based Carol has decided to return to former club St Neots Town ahead of next season as she bids to push herself towards the ultimate goal – working at a Conference club. The Saints finished in third place ...

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Jarvis Jubilant as Tigers agree deal with wing wizard Davies

Darren Jarvis reckons that he’s landed a top talent after agreeing a deal to bring winger Kieron Davies to Holbeach United. Davies, who played for Jarvis back in his Blackstones days and briefly at Peterborough Northern Star, spent last season with Evo-Stik League First Division South outfit Loughborough Dynamo. Equally adept on either flank or in behind the striker, Davies ...

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Clash with Tulips is highlight of Holbeach United’s pre-season schedule

Fans of Holbeach United will welcome news that the Tigers will play Spalding United in a pre-season fixture. Rivalries will be rekindled at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Saturday, July 25 (3pm). The sides last played each other in the 2013/14 season when the Tulips won the United Counties League Premier Division title. Pat Rayment’s side won 5-0 and 2-0 in ...

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Premier League winner to open Kings Academy in Holbeach

Holbeach United Community Sports Academy’s impressive new purpose-built base at Pennyhill is almost ready for its grand opening. Dubbed Kings Academy, the project took seven long years to become a reality – but it is now just a month away from opening its doors. Former Norwich City, Chelsea, Celtic and Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Sutton is scheduled to open the ...

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Tidswell Talk: My future with Holbeach United and my plans on and off the field

Last week I sat down with current Holbeach United managers Darren Jarvis and Tom Roberts. The discussions took place on Thursday and many things were spoken about in regards to the new season and football in general. The Tuesday prior to the planned meeting I was as surprised as everyone else to read I had already signed and agreed the ...

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Ex-King’s Lynn Town defender Chris Ward agrees to join Holbeach United

Holbeach United’s new squad continues to quickly take shape after left-back Chris Ward agreed to join. The 21-year-old’s contract at King’s Lynn Town has expired. Ward, who lives in Sutton Bridge, has been on the radar of Tigers assistant manager Tom Roberts since being part of the King’s Lynn Town Reserves team that won the Peterborough League Division One title ...

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Ace stopper Drury agrees Holbeach United switch

Holbeach United look set to have fierce competition for the number one jersey next season after snapping up talented goalkeeper Ricky Drury. The former Boston United and Boston Town stopper won the quadruple with Spalding Sunday League side Pinchbeck United Sunday last season – and they are bossed by Tigers number two Tom Roberts. The pair agreed terms on a ...

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Holbeach United swoop to land Star defender Clay

Highly-rated defender Jonny Clay has become Holbeach United’s first major new signing of the summer. South Holland lad Clay, who has spent the past two seasons with UCL Premier Division outfit Peterborough Northern Star, will be re-united with his former Star boss Darren Jarvis at Carter’s Park. Tigers supremo Jarvis signed the central defender from Peterborough Premier Division side Moulton ...

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Award-winning captain Clarke open to Holbeach United stay

Influential skipper Jamie Clarke admits that he is feeling a little bit humbled after winning four awards at Holbeach United’s end-of-season bash. Clarke picked up the top scorer, supporters’ player of the year, the clubman award and also social club first team player of the year at the Tigers presentation evening on Saturday. The other first-team prizes saw Gary King ...

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Tidswell to discuss Holbeach United player/coach role with boss Jarvis

Andrew Tidswell is to discuss the idea of taking on a player/coach role with Holbeach United. The striker, who finished last season at Carter’s Park following a switch from rivals Spalding United, wants to stay with the Tigers next year. The two-time UCL Premier Division champion and double golden boot winner does expect to chat to Holbeach boss Darren Jarvis ...

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