Tigers

Carter steps into Tigers’ hot seat

Holbeach United have moved swiftly to fill their managerial vacancy following the resignation of Danny Clifton. Clifton stood down at the end of the Thurlow Nunn League Division One North campaign after just failing to steer his side into the play-offs.His replacement will be Chris Carter, who had been Clifton’s assistant.Mark Greenacre will move up from reserve team manager of ...

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Tigers finish on a high

A superb second-half recovery saw Holbeach United end their Thurlow Nunn League season on a high. They hit back from a goal down at half time to beat Stanway Pegasus 3-1.George Frost, Sam Harris and Ryan Cook found the net to ensure manager Danny Clifton’s last match in charge was a successful one and confirmed sixth spot in the Division One ...

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Holbeach United manager Danny Clifton to step down

Holbeach United manager Danny Clifton has announced he is to step down at the end of the season. The Tigers’ play off hopes ended this week and with two games to go, Clifton has said he will leave his position at the end of the season due to ‘circumstances outside of football’. Clifton though says he will continue to have ...

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Play-off hopes are over for Tigers

Holbeach United’s hopes of finishing in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play-offs are over. The Tigers knew they effectively had to win at Diss Town on Saturday.They were missing several key players for the game and despite creating several chances they were unable to find the breakthrough.Then they were undone on the counter by a late Charlie Webb goal ...

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Terrific Tigers pick up two wins in play off chase

Two brilliant performances mean Holbeach United are still very much in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play off picture. The Tigers beat Needham Market U23s 3-1 away from home on Saturday and followed that up with a huge 4-1 win at home to Whittlesey Athletic on Monday.Manager Danny Clifton said: “It was a fantastic Easter and as well as ...

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Scintillating second half showing boosts Tigers

A brilliant second half performance from Holbeach United on Saturday put them right in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play-off picture. Five sides are separated by just two points in the race for the last chance to be promoted.That’s after the Tigers beat another of those sides, Harwich and Parkeston 4-2 on Saturday.The Tigers took the lead through a ...

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Frost keeps cool to earn Tigers point

The race for the final play-off place in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League is heating up. Just three points separate five teams vying for fifth place after Holbeach United held current incumbents Harwich & Parkeston to a 1-1 draw at Carter’s Park.A last-gasp penalty from substitute George Frost saved a point after Luke Nicholson had been fouled.The ...

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‘Fantastic’ Tigers victors at Holland

Holbeach United put in an excellent performance to win 2-1 at Holland on Saturday.They remain very much in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North Play-Off chase after the victory over fourth placed Holland courtesy of goals from John Yambasu and Harvey Thorne.The former’s goal in the first half gave Holbeach the lead.The home side hit back through Jack Marshall, but ...

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Fram throw spanner in works

Hopes of revenge were dashed for Holbeach United by two long throw ins against Thurlow Nunn League Division One leaders Framlingham Town on Saturday.The Tigers had felt hard done by to lose 5-1 in Suffolk a week earlier and were confident on home territory they had a chance to redress the balance.However, they fell behind when a long throw found Johnny ...

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Win and loss as Tigers do battle with league’s top two

Holbeach United’s double against the Thurlow Nunn Division One North got off to a disappointing start as they were beaten 5-1 by Framlingham Town on Saturday. After getting an impressive 1-0 win at home to Great Yarmouth the previous mid-week, the Tigers made the trip to Suffolk on the back of successive wins.And they took the lead early on through ...

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Tigers win away

Holbeach United beat Whitton on Saturday to earn a fine three points in the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play-off hunt.The Tigers put an end to their recent away day troubles, but they had to do it the hard way after falling behind to Thomas Watkins’ fifth-minute goal.Holbeach found their way back into the game thanks to a Sam Carter ...

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Tigers will look to beat away blues

Holbeach United are still in the hunt for the Thurlow Nunn Division One North play-offs, but they could really do with finding their form away from home. Saturday’s 3-0 loss at Norwich CBS is now four matches without a win and four defeats in a row away from Carter’s Park.They’ve only won once away from home since September 2, a ...

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Pilbeam strikes but Tigers held

Holbeach United were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Diss Town on Saturday in the Thurlow Nunn First Division North. The second consecutive draw meant it’s now no win in three for the play-off chasing Tigers.They did though have to come back from a goal down and hang on for a spell with ten-men towards the end after ...

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Two games halted by racist incidents

Both Spalding United and Holbeach United’s matches on Saturday were delayed due to racist incidents. Spalding United praised Corby Town’s swift actions during the Tulips’ 2-1 win at the Steelman in the Pitching In Northern Premier League Midlands Division.The club posted a statement saying: “Corby Town Football Club are disappointed to announce that a supporter was ejected from today’s match ...

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Pinchbeck lose, Holbeach draw

Two first half goals in five minutes were enough to see Pinchbeck United fall to a home defeat to Kimberley Miners Welfare in the United Counties League Premier Division.Jordan Alls scored on 22 minutes and Kole Lambert on 29 minutes to earn Kimberley the win.Pinchbeck next travel to Heanor Town as they look to extend the four-point gap between themselves ...

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Clifton concerned Tigers have away hoodoo

Danny Clifton fears a voodoo spell has been laid on his Holbeach United team. Once again they were tripped up, just as it looked as if they would be able to secure a place in the play-off places in Division One North of the Thurlow Nunn League.Instead, a 2-0 defeat at mid-table Haverhill Rovers leaves the Tigers two points adrift, albeit with ...

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Wet weather leads to postponements

Water logged pitches meant a host of games were postponed last weekend, including both those featuring Pinchbeck United and Holbeach United.Second from bottom Knights found some form over Christmas in the United Counties League Premier Division North and were hoping to take that into the game at the side just above them last Saturday, Newark and Sherwood United.The game at ...

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Tigers roar into the play off spots

Holbeach United are in the Thurlow Nunn First Division North play off spots after hitting Dussindale and Hessendon for six.The Tigers won 6-2 at home on Saturday, with George Frost and Luke Prentice at the double plus goals from Tom Hoyle and Harvey Robertson.It moved them into fifth position and was the second successive home with after a 2-1 win ...

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Leiston loss puts a dent in Tigers’ play off hopes

Holbeach United’s play-off hopes suffered a set back last Saturday, but they’ll have plenty of opportunity to bounce back over the Christmas period. The Tigers slipped out of the top six of the Thurlow Nunn First Division North after losing 2-1 at Leiston Under 23s on Saturday.The hosts put a bit of daylight between themselves and the relegation places thanks ...

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Yambasu back on fire for Tigers

John Yambasu returned to Holbeach United to help the Tigers shrug off the loss of their top scorer and move towards the Thurlow Nunn First Division North play-off places. The forward is on duel forms with Pinchbeck United and came back to replace Conner Pilbeam who has made the move to Sleaford Town at a level above.Pilbeam has netted 15 ...

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