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Crossroads for Holbeach United as Hayes concedes title and focuses on original target

Boss Seb Hayes insists that Holbeach United still have much to play for despite falling away from the ChromaSport UCL Division One title race. Successive defeats against Cogenhoe United and Desborough Town have seen the Tigers lose their advantage in the race for the title, with Hayes adamant that their hopes are over. However, the fifth-placed side remain on track ...

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Nice and three-sy as Sunday Tigers secure John Chappell Shield

Holbeach United Sunday have completed the second leg of a possible Spalding and District Sunday League treble by winning the John Chappell Shield. The league champions, who won all 14 of their league games to clinch the title, beat Jubilee 3-0 at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field on Sunday to land their latest trophy. Jonny Allen netted the opener ...

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Damaging Desborough Town defeat for toothless Tigers leaves Hayes rueful

DESBOROUGH TN 3 HOLBEACH UTD 1 Downbeat Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes reckons that rivals have “sussed his side out” after they crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Desborough Town on Saturday. Hayes, who has never won at Waterworks Field as a first team boss, felt his Tigers deserved a draw in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division clash but blamed ...

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Saturday football: Amazing Alvechurch win for Tulips, but Tigers are defeated at Desborough

Spalding United picked up an incredible 2-1 win at Alvechurch on Saturday to all but secure their future in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South, while Holbeach United’s hopes of winning the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title took a huge hit as they went down 3-1 at Desborough Town. Starting with the Tulips, a double from Ben Davison (20 and 68) ...

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Hayes hoping Holbeach United can end his personal Desborough Town jinx

Seb Hayes will have to end a personal hoodoo if Holbeach United are to keep their ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title bid on track this weekend. The Tigers boss has never won at Desborough as a first team manager in his three visits, which includes a 4-0 humbling with his current side last season. Hayes, who also lost at the ...

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Ten-man Cogenhoe further dent Holbeach United’s UCL title hopes

Holbeach United 0 Cogenhoe United 1 Holbeach United lost ground on their ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title rivals after suffering a 1-0 home defeat against mid-table Cogenhoe United on Wednesday night. A 23rd-minute strike from Montel Dore gave the Cooks all three points at Carter’s Park, leaving the Tigers in fifth place – some nine points off leaders Yaxley with ...

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Northampton Sileby’s no-show leaves Holbeach Uited boss Hayes angry

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes couldn’t hide his frustration after seeing rivals Northampton Sileby Rangers fail to turn up for their fixture at Carter’s Park on Saturday. Sileby boss Matt Clarke quit the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division strugglers on Friday night – and they were unable to raise a side for Saturday’s showdown. The match was officially called off at ...

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Saturday football: Tulips held by Belper as Tigers and Pinchbeck are left kicking their heels

Spalding United were held to a 1-1 draw by Belper Town in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South on Saturday, while Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United were without a game. On a day hit by freezing temperatures and adverse weather, Spalding took a first-half lead thanks to Danny Brooks’ first-half penalty (18). However, Belper levelled on 62 minutes thanks to a ...

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Hayes wants his Holbeach United side to have no regrets at the end of the season

Seb Hayes wants his Holbeach United team to end the season with no regrets. The ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title hopefuls moved up to fourth in the table after Tuesday night’s 4-0 victory at Peterborough Northern Star. Next up for the Tigers is a home date against second-from-bottom Northampton Sileby Rangers on Saturday (3pm), before they host Cogenhoe United on ...

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Four-some Holbeach United told to prove boss wrong and mount title bid

PETERBOROUGH NS 0 HOLBEACH UTD 4 Holbeach United returned to something like their best form on Tuesday night as they roared to a 4-0 derby win at Peterborough Northern Star. Goals from Mitch Griffiths (24) Stacy Cartwright (53), Will Bird (61) and sub Danny Barker (81) fired the Tigers to a comfortable victory at the Branch Bros Stadium and moves ...

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Angry Hayes hits out as Holbeach United slip further off the title pace

COGENHOE UTD 1 HOLBEACH UTD 0 Seb Hayes slammed Holbeach United’s performance as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at mid-table Cogenhoe United on Saturday and lost ground in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title race. Sean McBride’s 18th-minute strike gave the Cooks all three points at Compton Park, with Holbeach offering very little as attacking force during the 90 ...

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Saturday sport: Rare away win for Tulips, Tigers and Spalding RFC both beaten

Spalding United picked up a 1-0 win at Kidsgrove Athletic in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South on Saturday, while Holbeach United went down 1-0 at Cogenhoe United and Spalding RFC suffered a 16-12 loss at Sileby Town. Starting with the Tulips, a first-half free-kick from Danny Brooks gave them a first victory away from home in Evo-Stik NPL since October. ...

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Boss Hayes vows to keep shuffling his Holbeach United pack

Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admits that he’s still looking for the right blend in a bid to get his side’s title tilt back on track. The title-chasing Tigers are in need of ChromaSport UCL Premier Division wins at Cogenhoe United on Saturday (3pm) and Peterborough Northern Star on Tuesday night (7.45pm). Hayes, who serves the final game of his ...

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WEEKEND FIXTURES: The snow is forcing postponements across the board

Much of this weekend’s outdoor sport is likely to be postponed due to the heavy snowfall over the past few days. In football, Spalding United’s trip to Sheffield FC in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South was called off on Friday morning. Pinchbeck United’s fixture at Thrapston Town in ChromaSport UCL Division was also postponed on Thursday afternoon, while Holbeach United’s ...

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Hayes admits that Holbeach United are “open” to promotion this season

Bullish boss Seb Hayes insists that Holbeach United will accept promotion if they manage to finish in the top two of the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division this season. Due to non-league restructuring, the teams that finish in the top two this campaign are compelled to take promotion to Step Four – and failure to do so would result in demotion ...

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Relief as Leckie is back on target in Holbeach United’s draw with Nirvana

HOLBEACH UTD 1 LEICESTER NIRVANA 1 Top scorer Lewis Leckie ended his personal goal drought on Saturday – but his Holbeach United side had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leicester Nirvana. Leckie, who hadn’t notched since the 3-0 victory over St Andrews on January 6, opened the scoring with a fortunate finish on 35 minutes of the ChromaSport ...

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Saturday football: Maltby sends Pinchbeck 13 clear, Tigers and Tulips both held at home

Relentless Pinchbeck United moved 13 points clear at the top of ChromaSport UCL Division One with a 1-0 win at Rushden and Higham United on Saturday, while Holbeach United were held 1-1 by Leicester Nirvana in the Premier Division and Spalding United drew 0-0 with Market Drayton United in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South. Starting with the Knights, Ollie Maltby’s ...

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Holbeach United boss Hayes demands an apology from official after being cleared of alleged head-butt

Frustrated Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes has vowed to do everything in his power to get an apology after being cleared of head-butting a match official. Hayes is currently serving a five-match stadium ban after admitting swearing at an assistant referee following the Tigers’ 4-0 drubbing at Wisbech Town on Boxing Day. But the Tigers boss was also accused of ...

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Edey feels late winner was justified as Spenny’s strike sends Holbeach United third

ON CHENECKS 1 HOLBEACH UTD 2 Daz Edey reckons that Saturday’s dramatic 2-1 win over Northampton ON Chenecks was no more than Holbeach United deserved. Midfielder Spencer Tinkler hooked home a last-minute winner for the Tigers at Old Northamptonians Sports Ground, moving them back up to third in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division in the process. Danny Brooks had earlier ...

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Saturday football: Big victories for Holbeach and Pinchbeck, but Spalding are beaten

Both Holbeach United and Pinchbeck United enjoyed important wins in their bid for ChromaSport UCL silverware on Saturday, but their was more away misery for Spalding United in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South. Starting with Holbeach, Spencer Tinkler struck a late winner to give them a potentially pivotal 2-1 success at ON Chenecks in the UCL Premier Division. Danny Brooks ...

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