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Former favourite Stevens strikes to sink Holbeach United in Wisbech derby

Defender Jamie Stevens scored the only goal of the game as Holbeach United suffered a 1-0 derby defeat against Wisbech Town on Wednesday night. Stevens, who is a former Holbeach captain, netted from a corner in the first half at Carter’s Park to settle the showdown. The defeat ends Holbeach’s hopes of winning the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title, but ...

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Holbeach United’s title tilt all but over after Eynesbury loss but Seb targets Wisbech win

EYNESBURY ROV 1 HOLBEACH UNITED 0 Disappointed Holbeach United boss Seb Hayes admitted that his side got what they deserved on Saturday as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Eynesbury Rovers. The Tigers went into the game with a realistic chance of winning the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title, but the loss leaves them as outsiders in fourth place. ...

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Saturday football: Holbeach United and Moulton Harrox see their title hopes fade

A defeat at Eynesbury Rovers on Saturday saw Holbeach United’s hopes of winning the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division take a sizeable hit. A first-half goal from Danny Draper sentenced the Tigers to a 1-0 loss at Eynesbury, which means they are now seven points behind leaders Yaxley with just three games left to play. Seb Hayes’ Holbeach (fourth) do host ...

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Holbeach United will be ‘dangerous’ opposition for rivals as title race intensifies

Seb Hayes feels that Holbeach United are a dangerous X-Factor in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title race – as they are playing without pressure. The Tigers chief doesn’t rate his high-flying side as title hopefuls, but they do have fixtures against two of the three favourites to win the league coming up. Hayes, who now feels his side have ...

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Saturday football: Amazing away wins for Spalding United and Holbeach United

Spalding United and Holbeach United enjoyed impressive away wins on Saturday as they both continued their excellent recent form. Starting with Spalding, they followed up Thursday night’s emphatic 8-1 win at Gresley with an arguably even better 3-2 success at high-flying Bedworth United. No shock looked to be on the cards when Kyle Minto put the promtion-chasing hosts ahead on ...

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Holbeach United could give boss Hayes his ‘best achievement’ in management

Three wins from Holbeach United’s final six games should be enough to secure them at least a top five finish. That’s according to boss Seb Hayes, who insists that placing that high – coupled with victory in the Lincs FA Senior Trophy next month – would be his best achievement as a manager. Holbeach’s run-in begins at eighth-placed Daventry Town ...

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Rampant Holbeach United smash sorry Sileby Rangers for ten

Defender Joe Braithwaite helped himself to a hat-trick as Holbeach United hammered struggling Northampton Sileby Rangers 10-0 on Wednesday night. Further goals from Mitch Griffiths (2), Lewis Leckie, Charley Sanders, George Zuerner, Danny Barker and Nick Jackson ensured the Tigers rattled into double figures at Carter’s Park. The victory sends Seb Hayes’ side third in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division ...

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Seb feels hungry Holbeach United are getting back to their best

HOLBEACH UTD 6 OADBY TOWN 0 Happy boss Seb Hayes feels that Holbeach United have “clicked” again as their fine form continued with a stellar 6-0 victory over Oadby Town on Saturday. The Tigers ruthlessly put their ChromaSport UCL Premier Division rivals to the sword at Carter’s Park thanks to goals from Luke Avis (2), Charley Sanders (2), Lewis Leckie ...

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Saturday round-up: Six-y stuff from Holbeach United, Pinchbeck United held and Moulton Harrox reach final

Holbeach United smashed six goals on Saturday to keep their upturn in form going, while Pinchbeck United secured a draw on the road to stay on-course for the title. Starting in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division, goals from Luke Avis (2), Charley Sanders (2), Lewis Leckie and George Zuerner gave Holbeach a 6-0 victory over Oadby Town at Carter’s Park. ...

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Hayes talks up strike duo as Holbeach United bid to clinch a top five finish

Two games in five days against struggling sides should see Holbeach United cement a top five finish in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division. That’s the verdict of boss Seb Hayes, who wants to see his Tigers turn it on in the Carter’s Park clashes with Oadby Town (Saturday, 3pm) and Northampton Sileby Rangers (Wednesday, 7.45pm). With Holbeach receiving confirmation last ...

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Hayes happy with convincing victory as Holbeach United snap losing run

ST ANDREWS 0 HOLBEACH UTD 4 Will Bird returned to form with a bang as his timely treble helped Holbeach United end their two-game losing streak with a 4-0 victory at St Andrews on Saturday. After back-to-back defeats against Cogenhoe United and Desborough Town all but ended the Tigers’ ChromaSport UCL Premier Division title challenge, this showing at Canal Street ...

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Monday football: All three games involving South Holland sides postponed after heavy rain

Easter Monday’s football fixtures have all been postponed thanks to the heavy rain. Spalding United’s trip to Peterborough Sports in Evo-Stik NPL First Division South, Holbeach United’s home derby with Wisbech Town (ChromaSport UCL Premier Division) and Pinchbeck United’s Sir Halley showdown with Harrowby United (UCL Division One) were all victims of waterlogged pitches. New dates for the fixtures are ...

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Saturday football: Bird hat-trick gets Holbeach United flying again

A hat-trick from Will Bird helped Holbeach United get back to winning ways on Saturday, but Pinchbeck United saw yet another weekend fixture postponed. Holbeach, who had lost two on the spin in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division, climbed up to fourth in the table with a 4-0 win at struggling St Andrews. Bird’s treble and a Mitch Griffiths strike ...

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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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