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Saturday football: Holbeach go top with big win, Deeping outgun Pinchbeck and Spalding secure away draw

Holbeach United hit top spot in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division table with a victory at Desborough Town on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United lost their derby with Deeping Rangers and Spalding United drew at BetVictor NPL South East Division high-fliers Belper Town. Starting in the UCL, Holbeach maintained their mammoth unbeaten run with a comprehensive 4-0 victory at Desborough. Liam ...

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Hussey feels Holbeach United will be ‘there or there abouts’ in title race if fine unbeaten run continues

Danny Hussey believes that his Holbeach United side are well placed for at least a top three finish in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division this season. The Tigers, who haven’t lost since the end of September, are 14 games unbeaten and sit second in the table –level on points with leaders Shepshed Dynamo having played three games more. Holbeach boss ...

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Lockie fires Holbeach United to derby win over Boston Town and second in the table

Johnny Lockie’s first-half strike earned Holbeach United a 1-0 win over Boston Town on Wednesday night. Recalled frontman Lockie netted the only goal of a foggy Carter’s Park derby on a night when both sides had players sent off. Michael Frew and Ollie Pinner both saw red for two bookable offences late on as Holbeach moved up to second place ...

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Holbeach United get their attitude spot on as they ease to Chenecks victory

Holbeach United 4Northampton ON Chenecks 1 Four-midable Holbeach United proved they can roll up their sleeves and defeat dogged mid-table opposition on Saturday as they saw off Northampton ON Chenecks 4-1 at Carter’s Park. The Tigers, who are now unbeaten in 13 games since going down 4-3 at Leicester Nirvana on September 21, kept themselves in the UhlSport UCL Premier ...

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Saturday football: In-form Tigers ease past Chenecks, Tulips beaten by leaders and Pinchbeck game rained off

Holbeach United extended their impressive unbeaten run with a routine home victory over Northampton ON Chenecks on Saturday, while Spalding United were handed a home reverse by table-topping Leek Town. The most excitement came at Carter’s Park, where defender Jon Fairweather netted twice in Holbeach’s 4-1 Uhlsport UCL Premier Division victory. Joe Smith and Liam Adams also netted for the ...

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Hussey: Time for title-chasing Holbeach United to dig in and show their mettle

Danny Hussey feels Holbeach United are well-positioned in this year’s Uhlsport UCL Premier Division title race – but wants to see his side shake a monkey off their back this weekend. The Tigers, who are unbeaten in 13 games after Saturday’s goaless draw at rivals Loughborough University, sit fifth in the table with games in hand on all but one ...

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Hussey happy Holbeach United’s draw against ‘best team in the league’

Loughborough University 0Holbeach United 0 Danny Hussey hailed his Holbeach United side after seeing them pick up a 0-0 draw against a Loughborough University outfit he believes are the “best in the league” on Saturday. The Tigers, thrashed by their fellow Uhlsport UCL Premier Division title hopefuls 5-0 on the opening day of the season, had the better chances to ...

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Saturday football: Bucci bags winner for Tulips, Tigers earn decent draw and Knights suffer a late loss

Spalding United enjoyed a fine 1-0 win over Ilkeston Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United were held to a second successive 0-0 draw and Pincbeck United lost their 15th game on the spin. Starting with the Tulips, they moved up to eighth place in BetVictor NPL South East Division with a first home win since back in September. Gianluca Bucci’s ...

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In-form Holbeach United are out to avenge opening day Loughborough humbling

It’s fair to say that Holbeach United have a score to settle this weekend. The Tigers were on the receiving end of a 5-0 Carter’s Park beating by newboys Loughborough University on the opening day of the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division season back in August. There was a huge gulf in class between the two teams that day, but fast ...

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Hussey disappointed by Holbeach United’s home stalemate with Oadby

Holbeach United 0Oadby Town 0 Danny Hussey admits that everyone involved with Holbeach United felt that it was a case of two points dropped on Saturday. The Tigers were held to a 0-0 draw by Uhlsport UCL Premier Division strugglers Oadby Town at Carter’s Park despite being largely dominant throughout. It’s now 12 games unbeaten in all competitions for Holbeach ...

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Saturday football: Smith steers Tulips to away win, Tigers frustrated and Pinchbeck beaten again

A Jack Smith strike earned Spalding United a 1-0 win at Loughborough Dynamo on Saturday, while Holbeach United were held to a 0-0 draw by Oadby Town and Pinchbeck United suffered a 2-0 home loss against ON Chenecks. Starting with the Tulips, they put their disappointing festive results behind them with an impressive BetVictor NPL South East Division win. Striker ...

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Holbeach United’s 12 goals of Christmas

Two wins, 12 goals, none conceded and a new signing – it’s been a fine Christmas for Holbeach United. Danny Hussey’s side thrashed Sleaford Town 9-0 and Pinchbeck United 3-0 in their festive fixtures to move within three points of Uhlsport United Counties League Premier Division leaders Quorn. Sitting fourth and with games in hand on most of those around ...

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Tigers stage their own DIY SOS

It was DIY kit rather than football kit for Holbeach United last Saturday as they attempted to renovate Carter’s Parks away changing rooms that have been damaged by fire. Saturday’s scheduled game with Boston Town had to be cancelled as a result of the fire. But rather than an extra training session, manager Danny Hussey, assistant Tim Cole, captain Spencer ...

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Bird helps Tigers fly into semi-final

Holbeach United are in to the semi-finals of the Lincolnshire Senior Trophy with a fine 2-1 win at Deeping Rangers. In an impressive display, Holbeach controlled Tuesday night’s clash and will play Boston Town in the next round after goals from Will Bird and Josh Ford. The latter gave the visitors a great start to the game, netting in the ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United held after duo depart, Pinchbeck suffer key defeat

Spalding United were held 2-2 by Kidsgrove Athletic in BetVictor NPL Division One South on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United went down 2-1 at Cogenhoe United in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division. Starting with the Tulips, they were without key players Jenk Acar (transfer to Skegness Town) and George Zuerner (set to join a new club) at the Sir Halley Stewart ...

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A song of ice and fire for frustrated Holbeach United as derby games called off

Holbeach United have seen two hotly-anticipated derby fixtures postponed this week. The cold weather and rainfall saw Tuesday night’s Lincs FA Senior Trophy clash at Deeping Rangers called off, while a fire in the away dressing room at Carter’s Park has forced the Tigers to postpone their Uhlsport UCL Premier Division derby with Boston Town this Saturday. An explosion at ...

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Hussey impressed by Holbeach United’s showing in Wellingborough win

Wellingborough Town 1Holbeach United 2 Danny Hussey saluted the performance of his Holbeach United side as they earned a great 2-1 win at Wellingborough Town on Saturday. Second-half goals from Josh Ford and Liam Adams fired the Tigers to three precious Uhlsport UCL Premier Division side at the Dog and Duck to move themselves within six points of leaders Shepshed ...

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Saturday football: Bastos fires Tulips to huge victory, Tigers win again but Pinchbeck lose at home

A Kevin Bastos hat-trick fired managerless Spalding United to a remarkable 4-1 win at Worksop Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United triumphed 2-1 at Wellingborough Town on Saturday and Pinchbeck United were beaten 2-0 at home by Peterborough Northern Star. Starting with the Tulips, a treble from Bastos – who was later sent off – and a Joel Brownhill penalty ...

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Hussey hopes poor Holbeach United show was just a ‘blip’ ahead of Wellingborough trip

Danny Hussey wants his Holbeach United side to prove that Saturday’s lacklustre draw with Desborough Town was no more than a blip. The Tigers, who are unbeaten in seven games in all competitions, are aiming to get back to winning ways in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division when they visit Wellingborough Town on Saturday (3pm). Hussey is hopeful that his ...

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Hussey angered by ‘awful’ Holbeach United showing in drab Desborough draw

Holbeach United 1Desborough Town 1 Danny Hussey branded Holbeach United’s performance “awful” as they were held to a Carter’s Park draw by lowly Desborough Town on Saturday. Josh Ford’s first-half free-kick gave the Tigers the lead at the break, but they were pegged back by Brian Farrell’s long punt upfield that caught keeper Ricky Drury out and found the net. ...

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