Tigers

Hayes not fazed by Holbeach United’s trip to ‘favourites’ Rugby Town

Defiant boss Seb Hayes insists that he and his Holbeach United side won’t be fearful of title favourites Rugby Town on Saturday (3pm). The Tigers make the trip to Butlin Road in good form, having won back-to-back fixtures against Kirby Muxloe and Boston Town. But Hayes admits that Rugby, relegated from Step Four of the non-league ladder for the first ...

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Half-century up for Hayes as Holbeach United take bragging rights in Boston Town derby

Boston Town 0 Holbeach United 2 Seb Hayes toasted his 50th victory as Holbeach United boss with a 2-0 derby success at Boston Town on Saturday. Goals in each half from Josh Ford and Spencer Tinkler secured a second Future Lions UCL Premier Division win of the season for the Tigers – in a game that was hastily re-arranged last ...

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Saturday football: Derby delight for Holbeach United, late goals fire Spalding United to FA Cup victory

Goals from Josh Ford and Spencer Tinkler secured Holbeach United a 2-0 derby win at Boston Town on Saturday, while Spalding United scored twice in the final five minutes to beat Wellingborough Town 3-2 in the Emirates FA Cup. Starting with the Tigers, a first-half effort from Ford gave them a 1-0 lead at the break, before captain Tinkler doubled ...

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Hayes full of praise as Holbeach United smash six to seal first win of season

Holbeach United 6 Kirby Muxloe 0 Resurgent Holbeach United redressed their poor early season form with a dominant 6-0 victory over Kirby Muxloe on Saturday. Having lost their first two games of the season, the Tigers made a stellar start to the Future Lions UCL Premier Division clash and were 2-0 up inside five minutes against struggling Kirby Muxloe thanks ...

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Saturday football: Great point for Spalding United in opener, Holbeach United smash six

Spalding United kicked off their season with a fine 1-1 draw at Cleethorpes Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United redressed their poor early-season form with a super 6-0 win over Kirby Muxloe. Starting with the Tulips, George Zuerner’s close-range finish on 32 minutes gave them a 1-0 half-time league in the all-Lincolnshire clash in Evo-Stik League East Division. They held ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes confident of ending early season losing run

Defiant Holbeach United manager Seb Hayes reckons that his side are just one result away from an upturn in their early season fortunes. The Tigers – tipped by many as title hopefuls – lost their Future Lions UCL Premier Division opener 3-1 at Daventry Town and were beaten 3-2 at Deeping Rangers in the Emirates FA Cup on Saturday. Hayes ...

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Holbeach United comeback in vain as Deeping Rangers win FA Cup derby

Deeping Rangers 3 Holbeach United 2 Boss Seb Hayes was again left frustrated as Holbeach United lost a five-goal Emirates FA Cup cracker at Deeping Rangers on Saturday. Goals from Scott Mooney (16), Dan Schiavi (40) and Jason Kilbride (49) had hosts Deeping on-course for a big derby win at one point. But Holbeach, who created a host of big ...

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FA Cup derby with Deeping Rangers to have ‘added spice’ for Holbeach United

Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup derby between Deeping Rangers and Holbeach United should be a spicy affair – according to Tigers boss Seb Hayes. Holbeach raided Future Lions UCL Premier Division rivals Rangers for defensive duo Tom Smith and Jonny Clay over the summer, while both sides are expected to be in the mix at the top end of the table ...

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‘Special’ Smith strike isn’t enough as Holbeach United are beaten in opener

Daventry Town 3 Holbeach United 1 Seb Hayes refused to get too downbeat after seeing his Holbeach United side suffer a 3-1 reverse at Daventry Town on the opening day of the new Future Lions UCL Premier Division season. A double from Luke Emery (16 and 19) left the Tigers up against it from the off at Communications Park on ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach United dealt Daventry defeat, four-some Moulton Harrox show, Tulips beaten

Title hopefuls Holbeach United suffered a 3-1 defeat at Daventry Town on the opening day of the new Future Lions UCL Premier Division season. Goals from Luke Emery (16 and 19) and Kieran Fitzgerald (85) sunk the Tigers on Saturday, with debutant Billy Smith replying on 37 minutes. Fellow South Holland side Pinchbeck United were 2-1 winners over Rothwell Corinthians ...

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Title is the target as Holbeach United prepare for ‘tough’ opener at Daventry Town

Seb Hayes insists that Holbeach United’s fractured pre-season won’t have any effect their Future Lions UCL Premier Division opener at Daventry Town on Saturday (3pm). The Tigers boss has only seen his side play three friendly fixtures over the summer, meaning they had to hastily arrange a game with Spalding United under-23s on Wednesday night – which they won 2-1. ...

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Hamilton the latest to sign on with new-look Holbeach United

Holbeach United have signed midfielder Kieran Hamilton as boss Seb Hayes puts the finishing touches to his squad ahead of the new season. Hamilton, who had been training with the Tigers, signed forms over the weekend. He joins Josh Ford, Jamie Stevens, Billy Smith, Jonny Clay and Tom Smith in agreeing terms at Carter’s Park. Holbeach have seen their pre-season ...

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Football: Spalding United into county semi-final, three-sy for Pinchbeck United

Spalding United cruised into the last four of the Lincs FA Senior Cup with a 4-0 win over a youthful Lincoln City side on Friday night. Goals from Jack Fixter, Jonny Lockie, Tom Siddons and George Zuerner eased the Tulips past the Imps at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field to set up a semi-final showdown with Stamford. That clash will ...

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Spalding United warm-up for first competitive clash with derby draw against Holbeach

It may be mid-July – but Spalding United are gearing up for their first competitive game of the 2018/19 season on Friday night. The Tulips will play host to Lincoln City – who are expected to field their under-18 side – in the quarter-finals of the Lincs FA Senior Cup at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field (7.45pm). Spalding memorably ...

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Wing wizard Billy bags on his debut as Holbeach win pre-season opener

New signing Billy Smith was on the mark as Holbeach United kicked off their pre-season fixtures with a 3-2 victory at Skegness Town on Saturday. Striker Will Bird and Spencer Tinkler were also among the goals for the Tigers, while Will Britton and Alex Nichols netted for the hosts at the Vertigo Stadium. Holbeach, who then drew 2-2 with Spalding ...

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Holbeach raid Wisbech Town to land duo

Holbeach United have made a double swoop on Wisbech Town bringing in forward Billy Smith and persuading defender Jamie Stevens to return. It’s the Tigers’ third signing from the club who last year were promoted from the ChromaSport Premier Division that Holbeach will looking to win this year. Striker Josh Ford has already committed to returning to United for the ...

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It’s Clay time for Tigers as prep for season starts

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes has turned to Jonny Clay as he continues to mould his new side for the forthcoming season. He’s the second defender to make the move from the Tigers’ ChromaSport Premier Division rivals Deeping Rangers in the last week following Tom Smith’s arrival last week. Hayes believes the duo have made the move so they can ...

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Spot-on Holbeach United under-14 Yellow go unbeaten at Hungate competition

By JAMES CLARK It was a successful weekend for Holbeach United under-14 Yellow as they emerged victorious at the Hungate Tournament. The Tigers entered the tournament with a seven-man squad, and they soon made their mark after dominating the group stage – scoring five, conceding two and going unbeaten. This saw the Tigers advance into the semi-finals against friendly foes, ...

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Dutch delight caps Holbeach United under-15 Yellow’s stellar season

By JAMES CLARK Holbeach United under-15 Yellow had a once in a lifetime opportunity last week when they took a trip to Holland to battle against two Dutch sides. The Tigers, who have been managed by Stuart Clark for the past seven years, have just enjoyed an amazing season. Clark and his assistant manager Dean Elston led the side to ...

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Holbeach United raid rivals Deeping Rangers for their top target Tom

Seb Hayes feels that Holbeach United have signed the “best left-back in the league” after raiding rivals Deeping Rangers for Tom Smith. Smith, who played in 41 of Deeping’s 42 games last season as they finished one place behind Holbeach in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division table, is Hayes’ second summer signing after striker Josh Ford. The Tigers chief also ...

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