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Hat-trick hero Ford fires Holbeach United to comfortable cup win

Holbeach United 4 Bugbrooke St Michaels 1 Josh Ford fired a hat-trick as Holbeach United cruised past lower-graded Bugbrooke St Michaels in the UCL Knockout Cup on Saturday. Striker Ford notched on 24 (penalty), 39 and 54 minutes at Carter’s Park, with Andrew Tidswell grabbing the other with a sensational first-half free kick. Emmanuel Odiadi bagged a consolation early in the ...

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Saturday football preview: Tulips up for FA Trophy, Tigers back down to earth

Pat Rayment is confident that Spalding United will keep their fine run of form going in the FA Trophy on Saturday. Having secured their first Evo-Stik League First Division South away win of the season at Daventry Town on Tuesday night, the Tulips now turn their attention to an FA Trophy Preliminary Round clash at league rivals Newcastle Town (3pm). ...

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Jarvis proud of Holbeach United as Worcester end their fantastic FA Cup run

Worcester City 2 Holbeach United 0 Boss Darren Jarvis expressed his pride after seeing Holbeach United knocked out of the Emirates FA Cup in Tuesday night’s replay at Worcester City. Daniel Nti’s 25-yard drive in the first period and a second-half volley from former Jamaica international Deon Burton accounted for the Tigers in the second qualifying round replay, with not ...

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Debut strike from Newman secures Tulips a win as Tigers lose FA Cup replay

Jake Newman’s debut goal fired Spalding United to a 1-0 win at Daventry Town on Tuesday night, while Holbeach United’s fine run in the Emirates FA Cup ended with a 2-0 defeat at Worcester City. Starting with the Tulips, Newman – signed from Wellingborough Town earlier in the day – marked his debut with a 26th-minute effort to settle a ...

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Tidswell Talk: I can’t remember a better atmosphere at Holbeach United

by Andrew Tidswell Elite Sports Academy MD and Holbeach Utd player/coach This week I am writing to give you an insight into Holbeach United’s dramatic last-gasp equaliser against Worcester City in the FA Cup. Since the incredible overhead kick scored by none other than our keeper Rick Drury, the club has been in the public eye nationally. For the players ...

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Away draws for South Holland duo in Emirates FA Cup

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United have been handed away draws in the third qualifying round of The Emirates FA Cup. Spalding, who won 3-0 at Evo-Stik League First Division South rivals Coalville Town on Saturday, will be hot favourites to progress as they visit Midland League Premier Division side Sporting Khalsa. Based near Walsall, step five Khalsa won 3-2 at ...

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Keeper Drury scores memorable leveller to keep Holbeach United in the FA Cup

Holbeach United 1 Worcester City 1 An amazing injury-time volley from keeper Ricky Drury earned Holbeach United a memorable Emirates FA Cup draw with higher-graded Worcester City on Saturday. The Tigers looked to be heading out of the competition when former Premier League striker Lee Hughes headed the Vanarama National League North side ahead on 70 minutes. But Drury, who ...

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Tidswell Talk: Fans can help Tigers in huge FA Cup clash

by Andrew Tidswell Elite Sports Academy MD and Holbeach Utd player/coach On Saturday, we at Holbeach United take on Vanarama National League North side Worcester City in The Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round. This will be the biggest game down at Carter’s Park for some years and, for a club like Holbeach, it will be a day to remember. ...

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Jarvis confident Holbeach United have an FA Cup upset in their locker

Darren Jarvis believes that his Holbeach United side are capable of pulling off one of the biggest Emirates FA Cup shocks in the club’s history this weekend. The Tigers are very much looking forward to welcoming Vanarama National League North outfit Worcester City to Carter’s Park on Saturday for a money-spinning second round qualifying tie (3pm). Worcester, who have former ...

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Gutted Holbeach United boss apologises after Boston Town battering

Darren Jarvis has issued an apology to everyone associated with Holbeach United after Tuesday night’s dismal 5-0 drubbing at Boston Town. A slightly under-strength Tigers team warmed up for their huge FA Cup showdown with Worcester City on Saturday in the worst possible manner as they were thrashed by their rivals to end their interest in the Lincs FA Senior Trophy. The Tigers ...

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Joof’s Holbeach United Reserves up to third after Sawtry success

Holbeach United Reserves climbed up to third in the ChromaSport Peterborough League Premier Division with a 2-1 win at Sawtry on Saturday. Billy Radeloff (pen) and Keiron Rose got the goals for Omar Joof’s side – who are just a point behind co-leaders Moulton Harrox and Peterborough Sports Reserves. In Division One, in-form Sutton Bridge United are fourth after a ...

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Match-winner Clitheroe praised as Holbeach United go 11 unbeaten

Jake Clitheroe’s first-ever Holbeach United goal secured a battling 1-0 victory at Harborough Town on Saturday – and earned the winger high praise from boss Darren Jarvis. The talented wideman lashed home the decisive goal on just 17 minutes at Bowden’s Park as the Tigers stretched their unbeaten run to 11 games in all competitions. Holbeach came into the game ...

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Clitheroe fires Holbeach United to win, Rodney strike secures Spalding United a draw

Jake Clitheroe’s first goal of the season earned Holbeach United a 1-0 ChromaSport UCL Premier Division win at Harborough Town on Saturday, while Nialle Rodney’s debut strike secured Spalding United a 1-1 draw at Market Drayton Town in Evo-Stik League First Division South. Starting with the Tigers, winger Clitheroe struck the only goal mid-way through the first half to make ...

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Terrific Tigers earn famous FA Cup win at Stourport

Stourport Swifts 0 Holbeach United 1 (After extra time) Jordan Thomas struck an extra-time winner to earn Holbeach United a famous FA Cup win on Tuesday night – and book a lucrative date with Worcester City in the second qualifying round. Striker Thomas, who netted in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Carter’s Park, settled the tie in the first period of ...

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King leveller gives Holbeach United FA Cup lifeline

Holbeach United 2 Stourport Swifts 2 Skipper Gary King kept Holbeach United alive in the Emirates FA Cup after netting a late leveller against Stourport Swifts on Saturday. The frontman rifled home a clinical finish six minutes from time to ensure the scores were locked together at 2-2 in an end-to-end first qualifying round tie at Carter’s Park. Joe Phillips ...

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Spalding United bidding for a famous FA Cup upset

Spalding United boss Pat Rayment doesn’t think higher-graded Nantwich Town will relish Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup clash at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (3pm). Nantwich, who face a long trip down to South Holland from Cheshire, are hot favourites to win the first qualifying round clash having made a strong start to the new Evo-Stik League Premier Division campaign. ...

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Holbeach United have their eyes on the prize (money)

In-form Holbeach United are bidding to extend their money-spinning run in The Emirates FA Cup this weekend. The Tigers welcome North Worcestershire-based Stourport Swifts to Carter’s Park on Saturday (3pm) for a tough-looking first round qualifying tie. Whoever wins will bank £3,000 in prize money – which would take their total tally close to £6,500 for the competition so far. ...

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Boss Jarvis salutes Holbeach United after ‘important’ Oadby Town triumph

Boss Darren Jarvis reckons Holbeach United will look back on Saturday’s entertaining 3-2 win over Oadby Town as a big three points in their bid for ChromaSport UCL Premier Division glory. Strikers Tommy Treacher, Andrew Tidswell and Josh Ford were all on target at Carter’s Park as the Tigers twice came from behind to bag a third win on the ...

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Ten-man Holbeach United fight back to beat Oadby and go third

Strikers Tommy Treacher, Andrew Tidswell and Josh Ford were all on target as Holbeach United earned a 3-2 win over Oadby Town in the UCL Premier Division on Saturday. In an incredibly eventful Carter’s Park clash, the Tigers fell behind when Jon Stevenson notched on 13 minutes. A goalkeeping error from Ethan Somaiya allowed Treacher to level the scorers in ...

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Holbeach United lament loss of skipper Stevens after Boston Town win

Chris Ward’s first Holbeach United goal was enough to earn a battling 1-0 derby victory at Boston Town on Tuesday night – but it came at a cost. The defender fired home from the edge of the box on 34 minutes to settle a scrappy UCL Premier Division affair at the DWB Stadium, making it back-to-back away wins for the ...

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