Tigers

Why Robbo is still relishing his role with Holbeach United

Tom Roberts admits that he’s loving life as Holbeach United’s assistant boss. Roberts, who is only 28, arrived at Carter’s Park as Darren Jarvis’ number two in the wake of John Chand’s departure back in March. The South Holland native and Jarvis are expected to be very active in the summer, as they bid to rebuild the squad at Carter’s ...

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Brilliant Byrne denies Holbeach United in Sileby thriller

Holbeach United 3 Northampton Sileby Rangers 3 A lethal Michael Byrne hat-trick left Holbeach United frustrated on Saturday as they blew a 3-1 lead against Northampton Sileby Rangers in a cracking Carter’s Park clash. Gary King’s sensational early opener (3) and a typically clinical Andrew Tidswell effort (22) looked to have the Tigers on course for three UCL Premier Division ...

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Young guns fire as depleted Holbeach earn decent draw

Holbeach United 2 Thurnby Nirvana 2 Depleted Holbeach United earned an impressive draw with high-flying Thurnby in their penultimate home UCL Premier Division game of the season on Wednesday night. With striker Andrew Tidswell forced to play as an emergency goalkeeper, it looked like being a long night for the Tigers when Pearson Mwanyongo (12) fired the visitors ahead. However, ...

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Differing draws for Tulips and Tigers on Saturday

Spalding United picked up a vital 1-1 draw at Evo-Stik League First Division South play-off rivals Leek Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United were held to a 3-3 draw by Northampton Sileby Rangers in the UCL Premier Division. The Tulips fell behind on the stroke of half time when Karl Espley struck, but a stunning free-kick leveller from Jamie Thurlbourne ...

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Jarvis targeting ten points from Holbeach United’s final four

Wisbech Town 0 Holbeach United 0 Darren Jarvis has challenged his Holbeach United side to finish their UCL Premier Division season with a flourish. The Tigers chief was pleased to see his side bounce back from Saturday’s shock loss at Northampton Sileby Rangers with a solid 0-0 draw at title-chasing Wisbech Town on Easter Monday. Both sides saw players sent ...

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Nice and three-sy for Tulips as Holbeach hold Wisbech

Spalding United took another big step towards securing an Evo-Stik League First Division South play-off place on Monday as they breezed past Lincoln United 3-0, while Holbeach United were held to a 0-0 draw at Wisbech Town in the UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, three first-half goals did all of the damage at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing ...

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Holbeach United ‘got it wrong’ during shock Sileby loss

Northampton Sileby Rangers 3 Holbeach United 1 Struggling Sileby handed Holbeach United a surprise UCL Premier Division reverse on Saturday – and the Tigers now look extremely unlikely to finish in the top three. Goals either side of half-time from master marksman Michael Byrne (41 and 50) left Darren Jarvis’ side with a mountain to climb at Fernie Fields. An ...

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Waumsley secures vital Tulips victory as Tigers crash at Sileby

A 15th-minute strike from leading scorer Tom Waumsley earned Spalding United a vital 1-0 win at Kidsgrove Athletic on Saturday. The victory puts the Tulips in a strong position in the Evo-Stik League First Division South play-off race, with both Gresley and Newcastle Town dropping points. Pat Rayment’s side remain fourth, but are now just four points behind third-placed Newcastle, ...

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Jarvis: Derby draw was the least Holbeach United deserved

Deeping Rangers 3 Holbeach United 3 Two injury-time goals rescued Holbeach United a deserved share of the spoils with Lincolnshire rivals Deeping Rangers on Tuesday night. After a goalless first period at The Haydon Whitham Stadium, Levi Wright fired Tuncay Korkmaz’s Deeping ahead soon after the re-start – only for Ash Murrell to level matters from a Lee Beeson cross ...

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Holbeach United leave it late to pinch point at Deeping

Holbeach United struck twice in added time to rescue a 3-3 draw with Lincolnshire rivals Deeping Rangers on Tuesday night. After a goalless first period, Levi Wright fired Tuncay Korkmaz’s Deeping ahead soon after the re-start, only for Ash Murrell to level matters in the 55th minute. Matt Sparrow then hauled hosts Rangers back into the lead on 77 minutes, ...

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Conroy heroics and Clarke’s deadly double inspire Holbeach

Holbeach United 3 Oadby Town 2 Nick Conroy was Holbeach United’s hero on Saturday as he pulled off an injury-time penalty save to clinch a thrilling UCL Premier Division win over Oadby Town. The keeper got down low to his right to deny Louis Hamilton from the spot, in what was essentially the final kick of the Carter’s Park clash. ...

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Tulips and Tigers enjoy super Saturday successes

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United picked up impressive wins on Saturday as they saw off Market Drayton Town and Oadby Town 4-0 and 3-2 respectively. The Tulips jumped up to fourth in Evo-Stik League Division South with their vital victory, which was inspired by goals from Mitch Griffiths (7), Tom Waumsley (73) and Jamie Thurlbourne (77). An own goal ...

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Captain Clarke snubs Heanor to stay with Holbeach United

Holbeach United have been handed a timely boost by skipper Jamie Clarke after he formally turned down a move to Heanor Town. The influential skipper was the subject of a seven-day notice of approach from the Northern Counties East League Premier Division side, but has committed himself to new boss Darren Jarvis for the rest of the season. Clarke will ...

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Spirited Holbeach United comeback delights boss Jarvis

Holbeach United 3 Wellingborough Town 1 Three goals in the final 12 minutes helped Holbeach United come from behind to beat Wellingborough Town 3-1 in the UCL Premier Division on Saturday. On a day where hosts Holbeach created chances galore, they looked set to suffer a surprise defeat when the league’s leading scorer Jake Newman won and converted a penalty ...

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Tulips suffer costly loss… but Tigers bounce back to win

Spalding United’s play-off hopes in Evo-Stik League First Division South suffered a blow on Saturday as they lost 3-1 at rivals Newcastle Town, while Holbeach United came from behind to beat Wellingborough Town by the same score in the UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, goals from Jose Gurrionero Munoz (24), Joshua Gordon (66) and Tim Sanders (77) fired ...

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Holbeach already feels like home for buzzing boss Jarvis

New Holbeach United manager Darren Jarvis is already feeling right at home at Carter’s Park. Jarvis replaced John Chand as Tigers chief less than two weeks ago, but toasted his first win in the job against Newport Pagnell on Saturday. The former Peterborough Northern Star boss has been delighted with the response he and assistant Tom Roberts have received from ...

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Tidswell Talk: Holbeach role ‘like a full time job’ for Tom

by Andrew Tidswell Elite Sports Academy MD and Holbeach Utd player This week I took the chance to talk to Tom Roberts, the new assistant manager of Holbeach United, about the differences between Sunday and Saturday football. Tom is manager of Pinchbeck United Sunday – and is on-course to become the first-ever Spalding Sunday League manager to win the Lincs ...

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Late Coupland cracker leaves Holbeach United stunned

Holbeach United 0 Sleaford Town 1 Scott Coupland fired a late winner as Holbeach United suffered a shock UCL Premier Division defeat to Sleaford on Wednesday night. The Sleaford striker settled the Lincolnshire derby with a classy late strike into the top corner, leaving the Carter’s Park faithful stunned. Darren Jarvis’ side will be hoping to bounce back at home to ...

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Jarvis delighted to secure first win as Holbeach United boss

Holbeach United 2 Newport Pagnell Town 1 Darren Jarvis toasted his first win as Holbeach United manager on Saturday as the Tigers battled to a 2-1 UCL Premier DIvision triumph over Newport Pagnell Town. First-half goals from Jack Smith (15) and Ben Brown (30) proved to be enough for Holbeach, although Daryl Smith’s strike (56) did set up a grandstand ...

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Holbeach United secure maiden victory of Jarvis’ reign

Goals from Jack Smith and Ben Brown fired Holbeach United a 2-1 UCL Premier Division win over Newport Pagnell Town on Saturday – and earned Darren Jarvis a first three-points as Tigers boss. With new signing Charley Sanders starting, Holbeach went ahead inside 15 minutes when Smith converted a Lee Beeson corner that had been headed across goal by Brown. That ...

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