Tigers

Holbeach United boss Clifton feels it is time to leave the past behind and ‘trust in the process’

Upbeat Holbeach United manager has called on the club’s sceptics to “trust in the process” as they prepare for the new season in the unfamiliar surroundings of the Eastern Counties Football League Division One North. Clifton, who will be joined by Simon Roberts and club stalwart Ricky Drury as a three-man management team next season, has confirmed that he’ll be ...

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Saturday football: Pinchbeck United relegated after Nirvana loss, Spalding United earn impressive Chasetown win on final day

A 3-0 defeat at Leicester Nirvana saw Pinchbeck United relegated from the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North on Saturday, while Spalding United ended Chasetown’s hopes of winning the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division with a 1-0 win on the final day of the season. Starting with Pinchbeck, they needed just a point at Nirvana in their last game of the ...

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Upbeat Clifton keen to continue as Holbeach United boss and insists that his job “starts now”

Deeping Rangers 3 Holbeach United 0 Defiant Danny Clifton insists that his job as Holbeach United manager essentially “starts now” as his side completed their season with a 3-0 defeat at Deeping Rangers on Easter Monday. Goals from Luke Hunnings (31), Sam Wilson (77) and Jones De Sousa (82) sank the Tigers on Monday as they completed an entire season ...

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Monday football: Pinchbeck out of the drop zone after huge win, heavy defeats for Tulips and Tigers

Pinchbeck United made it back-to-back wins over Easter as they managed a huge 2-1 win over Skegness Town on Monday, while Spalding United lost 4-0 at Carlton Town and Holbeach United were beaten 3-0 at Deeping Rangers. In the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North, Pinchbeck moved out of the drop zone with just one game to play after their massive ...

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Catt’s cracker earns Holbeach United a very rare draw as Clifton’s

Holbeach United 1 Boston Town 1 Boss Danny Clifton was full of pride after seeing his Holbeach United side battle to a 1-1 draw against rivals Boston Town on Saturday. The already-relegated Tigers had lost their previous 14 games in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North, but rose to the occasion in their final home game of the season at ...

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Saturday football: Vital victory for Pinchbeck, Tulips win again and Holbeach grab derby draw

Pinchbeck United produced a great display to win 3-0 at Newark on Saturday, while Spalding United defeated Corby Town 1-0 and Holbeach United picked up a fine 1-1 draw with Boston Town. Starting in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North, Pinchbeck kept their hopes of survival alive with an emphatic victory on the road. Spencer Weir-Daley and Neal Spafford gave ...

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Charity match in memory of mum

A local football manager is putting on a special game this week in memory of his mum who he is also to run this year’s London Marathon for. Bobby Patterson, the co-manager of Moulton Harrox, is working with another of his former sides, Holbeach United, to raise even more money for The British Heart Foundation. Margaret Patterson died suddenly aged ...

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Holbeach United are looking to avoid a winless campaign as they finish with derby double

Danny Clifton is hoping that his Holbeach United side are able to give the club’s beleaguered fans something to cheer as they conclude their season with two derby clashes. The Tigers have gone the entire Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North campaign without a win and have been relegated for the first time in their recent history. But Easter games against ...

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Late goal rush makes the scoreline harsh on Holbeach United as leaders hit them for seven

Long Eaton United 7 Holbeach United 0 Holbeach United are now just two games away from going an entire season without claiming a win after being dispatched 7-0 by Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North leaders Long Eaton United on Saturday. The Tigers, who are already relegated from the division, have now lost 29 of their 32 league games this season ...

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Saturday football: Tulips back to winning ways, Smith’s late penalty save earns Pinchbeck a point and Tigers hit for seven by leaders

Spalding United ended their five-game winless run with a 2-0 victory at Soham Town Rangers on Saturday, while Pinchbeck United drew 1-1 with Quorn and Holbeach United were hammered 7-0 at Long Eaton United. Starting with the Tulips, goals in each half from Sam Cartwright (12) and Liam Adams (47) gave them all three points against the Pitching In NPL ...

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Relegated Holbeach United aiming to be resolute ahead of game against leaders Long Eaton

Danny Clifton is backing his Holbeach United side to put up stern resistance in Saturday’s top versus bottom clash at Long Eaton United (3pm). The already-relegated Tigers go to table-topping Long Eaton some 77 points behind them after 31 Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North games – making them a very long shot to spring a surprise. Clifton isn’t expecting a ...

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Boss Clifton unhappy with Anstey’s antics as free-kicks prove key in latest Holbeach United loss

Holbeach United 0 Anstey Nomads 3 Disappointed Danny Clifton felt that his Holbeach United side were “beaten in a different way” on Saturday as title-chasing Anstey Nomads prevailed 3-0. The Tigers, already relegated from the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division, suffered a 28th defeat of the season thanks to goals from Lewis Gibbens (1), Michael Reeve (18) and Corey Armeni (74) ...

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Tigers’ down after defeat in battling display

Holbeach United’s bottom place finish in the United Counties League Premier Division has been confirmed despite a battling performance that saw them clapped off the field. The long-since inevitable relegation spot was confirmed with the 5-2 defeat at Gresley, but the Tigers gave the title chasers a fright coming from 3-0 down to make it 3-2 until two late goals ...

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Late goals see off battling Holbeach

The Tigers were down to the bare bones through injuries and COVID with reserve keeper Bradley Waters among those coming into a side that only named two outfield substitutes. And they looked like sliding to a heavy defeat after falling 3-0 down in the opening 25 minutes. Holbeach boss Danny Clifton said his side hadn’t reckoned on the long throw-ins ...

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Boss Clifton feels that embracing relegation is Holbeach United’s best way forward

Holbeach United boss Danny Clifton feels that the club deserves to be playing Step Six football next season after their relegation from the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North was all but confirmed last weekend. The Tigers, who haven’t dropped below Step Five of the non-league ladder in their recent history, lost 3-0 at Heather St John last Saturday and will ...

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Clifton unfazed as Holbeach United are all but relegated after 26th league loss of season

Heather St John’s 3 Holbeach United 0 A much-improved second half performance offered many positives for boss Danny Clifton as Holbeach United lost 3-0 at Heather St John’s on Saturday. The defeat, a 26th from 29 games in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North this season, effectively confirmed the Tigers’ relegation as they’re now 15 points from safety with five ...

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Saturday football: Narrow derby defeat for Spalding, Holbeach effectively down after loss and Pinchbeck suffer home reverse

Spalding United suffered a narrow 1-0 derby defeat at Stamford on Saturday, while both Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United suffered potentially damaging defeats in the Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North. Starting with the big derby in the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division, it took a freak goal in the first minute to sentence the Tulips to a loss at the ...

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Clifton pleased with improving Holbeach United but they could be relegated on Saturday

Boss Danny Clifton reckons that Holbeach United’s new pre-match routine is helping his young side produce more encouraging performances on the pitch, as their impending relegation looms. The Tigers have just six Uhlsport UCL Premier Division games left to play this season and remain bottom and winless following last weekend’s 3-2 defeat against Leicester Nirvana. With just 18 points left ...

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Boss Clifton praises ‘best performance’ from his Tigers as they suffer battling defeat against Nirvana

Holbeach United 2Leicester Nirvana 3 Upbeat Danny Clifton felt Holbeach United produced the best performance of his reign in Saturday’s narrow 3-2 defeat against Leicester Nirvana. Although the Tigers edged closer to relegation with their 25th defeat in 28 Uhlsport UCL Premier Division North games so far, boss Clifton felt his side would have won the game if it had ...

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Saturday football: Spalding United come from behind to take point, Holbeach United show spirit in defeat

Spalding United were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Sutton Coldfield Town on Saturday, while Holbeach United’s latest loss was a 3-2 home reverse against Leicester Nirvana. In the Pitching In NPL Midlands Division, Spalding boss Brett Whaley wanted his side to shake off their season-long hoodoo of struggling against sides below them in the table. However, Sutton Coldfield ...

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