Holker Old Boys

FORMED
1936
MANAGER
Kevin Watkin
GROUND
The Handmark Engineering Stadium
TWITTER
@Official_HOBAFC

Current Position: 3rd

P W D L F A Pts
25 17 4 4 49 24 55

Current Form: 4th

P W D L F A
6 4 0 2 14 6

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
22/01/22St Helens Town (H)W 3-0
15/01/22Bury AFC (A)L 0-2
11/01/22Cleator Moor Celtic (H)W 2-0
03/01/22Golcar United (A)W 2-0
18/12/21Garstang (A)L 2-3
27/11/21Ashton Town (H)W 5-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
29/01/22Steeton (H)15:00
05/02/22Pilkington (A)15:00
08/02/22Chadderton (H)20:00
12/02/22Bacup Borough (A)15:00
19/02/22South Liverpool (H)15:00
22/02/22Cleator Moor Celtic (H)19:45

Latest News:

15 years, 500 appearances and the odd wonder goal - Gareth Smith discusses it all
League Journalist Jay Cooper catches up with Holker Old Boys legend
Holker Old Boys celebrate 1000 games
A special presentation was made to Holker Old Boys on Saturday, to commemorate the club's achievement in playing 1000 games in our League.
Emblematically Speaking - Holker Old Boys
Ever wondered why a stag's head is featured in the Holker Old Boys club emblem? Stewart Taylor explains.
Managerial Vacancy at Holker Old Boys
Holker Old Boys are looking to recruit a manager/coach for the first team.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 31/07/21Golcar United H15:00D 1-1 Patrick Allington (34)
Tue 03/08/21AFC Blackpool A19:45L 0-4
Sat 07/08/21AFC Darwen H15:00W 1-0 Nathan Reid (3)
Sat 14/08/21Ilkley Town A15:00W 3-1 Nathan Reid (24)
Jamie Hodgson (55)
William McGladdery (58)
Sat 21/08/21Ashton Town A15:00W 3-2 Jamie Mellen (4)
Joe Amison (9)
Jamie Hodgson (69)
Sat 28/08/21Bacup Borough H15:00W 2-1 Gareth Smith (18)
Nathan Reid (85)
Mon 30/08/21Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00W 2-1 Gareth Smith (57)
Joe Amison (90)
Sat 04/09/21Chadderton A15:00W 1-0 Nathan Reid (60)
Sat 11/09/21Garstang H15:00W 3-1 Sean Paterson (45)
Jamie Hodgson (45+1)
William McGladdery (83)
Sat 18/09/21Nelson H15:00L 1-2 Sean Paterson (22)
Sat 25/09/21Thackley A15:00W 3-2 Tom Dawson (21)
Own Goal (35)
Farryl Foster (81)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 02/10/21Pilkington H15:00D 1-1 Farryl Foster (90+4)
Sat 09/10/21South Liverpool A15:00W 3-0 Hakan McCraken (60)
Nathan Reid (68)
Sean Paterson (80)
Sat 16/10/21Campion A15:00W 2-0 William McGladdery (32)
Nathan Reid (43)
Sat 23/10/21Skelmersdale United H15:00W 3-1 Sean Paterson (31)
Kevin Watkin (44)
Jamie Hodgson (83p)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Tue 26/10/21Daisy Hill H19:45W 2-1 Joshua Woodend (45+1)
Patrick Allington (80)
Sat 30/10/21Steeton A15:00W 3-1 Jamie Hodgson (35)
Farryl Foster (54)
William McGladdery (65)
Sat 06/11/21Bury AFC H15:00D 0-0
Thu 11/11/21St Helens Town A19:45D 1-1 Joshua Woodend (6)
Sat 13/11/21Atherton LR A15:00W 3-1 Own Goal (40)
Brandon Collins (85)
Brandon Collins (90)
Sat 20/11/21Wythenshawe Town H15:00L 0-3
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2)
Tue 23/11/21Campion H20:00W 3-0 Joshua Woodend (3)
Joshua Woodend (16)
Sean Paterson (40)
Sat 27/11/21Ashton Town H15:00W 5-1 Patrick Allington (32)
Tom Dawson (55)
Brandon Collins (63)
Jamie Hodgson (75)
Tom Dawson (88)
Sat 04/12/21Golcar United A15:00Postp
Sat 11/12/21Cleator Moor CelticH15:00Postp
Sat 18/12/21Garstang A15:00L 2-3 Tom Dawson (45)
Patrick Allington (78)
Mon 03/01/22Golcar United A15:00W 2-0 Jason Walker (48)
Sean Paterson (53)
Sat 08/01/22ChaddertonH15:00Postp
Tue 11/01/22Cleator Moor Celtic H20:00W 2-0 Joshua Woodend (25)
William McGladdery (35)
Sat 15/01/22Bury AFC A15:00L 0-2
Sat 22/01/22St Helens Town H15:00W 3-0 Brandon Collins (3)
Brandon Collins (25)
Gareth Smith (65)
Sat 29/01/22SteetonH15:00 
Sat 05/02/22PilkingtonA15:00 
Tue 08/02/22ChaddertonH20:00 
Sat 12/02/22Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Sat 19/02/22South LiverpoolH15:00 
Tue 22/02/22Cleator Moor CelticH19:45 
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Sat 26/02/22AFC BlackpoolH15:00 
Sat 05/03/22AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 12/03/22Atherton LRH15:00 
Tue 15/03/22Longridge TownH19:45 
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 19/03/22Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 26/03/22Ilkley TownH15:00 
Sat 02/04/22NelsonA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
31/07/21Golcar United (H) D 1-1
03/08/21AFC Blackpool (A) L 0-4
07/08/21AFC Darwen (H) W 1-0
14/08/21Ilkley Town (A) W 3-1
21/08/21Ashton Town (A) W 3-2
28/08/21Bacup Borough (H) W 2-1
30/08/21Cleator Moor (A) W 2-1
04/09/21Chadderton (A) W 1-0
11/09/21Garstang (H) W 3-1
18/09/21Nelson (H) L 1-2
25/09/21Thackley (A) W 3-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
02/10/21Pilkington (H) D 1-1
09/10/21South Liverpool (A) W 3-0
16/10/21Campion (A) W 2-0
23/10/21Skelmersdale Utd (H) W 3-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
26/10/21Daisy Hill (H) W 2-1
30/10/21Steeton (A) W 3-1
06/11/21Bury AFC (H) D 0-0
11/11/21St Helens Town (A) D 1-1
13/11/21Atherton LR (A) W 3-1
20/11/21Wythenshawe Town (H) L 0-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2)
23/11/21Campion (H) W 3-0
27/11/21Ashton Town (H) W 5-1
04/12/21Golcar United (A) Postp
11/12/21Cleator Moor (H) Postp
18/12/21Garstang (A) L 2-3
03/01/22Golcar United (A) W 2-0
08/01/22Chadderton (H) Postp
11/01/22Cleator Moor (H) W 2-0
15/01/22Bury AFC (A) L 0-2
22/01/22St Helens Town (H) W 3-0
29/01/22Steeton (H)
05/02/22Pilkington (A) 15:00
08/02/22Chadderton (H)
12/02/22Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
19/02/22South Liverpool (H)
22/02/22Cleator Moor (H)
(The First Division Cup 1)
26/02/22AFC Blackpool (H)
05/03/22AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
12/03/22Atherton LR (H)
15/03/22Longridge Town (H)
(The Macron Cup 1)
19/03/22Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
26/03/22Ilkley Town (H)
02/04/22Nelson (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Patrick Allington264011
Joe Amison24 (1)2000
Callum Baynes11 (2)0020
Graham Capstick00000
Brandon Collins6 (6)5021
Philip Coombe1 (1)0000
Tom Dawson16 (3)4042
Max Dixon0 (8)0000
Farryl Foster2 (14)3000
Jamie Hodgson296072
Samuel Joel0 (1)0000
Ross Liddicott00000
Samuel Lightfoot0 (4)0000
Finley Martin00000
Hakan McCraken231020
Joe McGladdery0 (2)0000
William McGladdery24 (1)5042
Harry Mellen30010
Jamie Mellen251133
Elliott Moore00000
Sean Paterson19 (3)6012
Maxwell Povey10000
Nathan Reid14 (3)6005
Matthew Roberts0 (1)0000
David Round00000
Gareth Smith10 (5)3001
Tyler Spence0 (6)0000
Wylliam Stanway140011
Samuel Stephens140011
Charley Thompson00000
Jason Walker4 (3)1000
Robbie Wallace0 (1)0000
Craig Warburton00000
Kevin Watkin281054
Joshua Woodend255110

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Graham Capstick 
Glenn Carton 
Glyn Dixon 
Stephen Forbes 
Reece Hudson 
Ross Liddicott 
Paul Muspratt 
David Round 
Gareth Smith 
Paul Southward 
Kevin Watkin 
Maurice Watkin 

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Patrick Allington264
Joe Amison24 (1)2
Callum Baynes11 (2)0
Graham Capstick00
Brandon Collins6 (6)5
Philip Coombe1 (1)0
Tom Dawson16 (3)4
Max Dixon0 (8)0
Farryl Foster2 (14)3
Jamie Hodgson296
Samuel Joel0 (1)0
Ross Liddicott00
Samuel Lightfoot0 (4)0
Finley Martin00
Hakan McCraken231
Joe McGladdery0 (2)0
William McGladdery24 (1)5
Harry Mellen30
Jamie Mellen251
Elliott Moore00
Sean Paterson19 (3)6
Maxwell Povey10
Nathan Reid14 (3)6
Matthew Roberts0 (1)0
David Round00
Gareth Smith10 (5)3
Tyler Spence0 (6)0
Wylliam Stanway140
Samuel Stephens140
Charley Thompson00
Jason Walker4 (3)1
Robbie Wallace0 (1)0
Craig Warburton00
Kevin Watkin281
Joshua Woodend255

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Graham Capstick 
Glenn Carton 
Glyn Dixon 
Stephen Forbes 
Reece Hudson 
Ross Liddicott 
Paul Muspratt 
David Round 
Gareth Smith 
Paul Southward 
Kevin Watkin 
Maurice Watkin 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Handmark Engineering Stadium

Address: Rakesmoor Lane, Hawcoat, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2021/22 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions. Under 16`s FREE

Programme Price: £1.00

Directions: M6 to junction 36, A590 to Barrow until you reach Kimberley-Clark Paper Mill. Turn 1st left into Bank Lane, signposted Hawcoat and Barrow Golf Club, At the T junction turn left into Rakesmoor Lane. Ground 200 yards on the right.


Nearest Railway: Barrow-in-Furness

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: Number 1 Bus from Barrow-in-Furness Town Centre to Hospital

Parking Facilities: Parking is available in the grounds car park

Ground Facilities: The ground is open up to an hour before kick off on match days. There is a bar serving hot drinks, cold drinks, alcohol & snacks pp (hot food on most Match days) - Toilets - SkySports & BT TV - Seating Stand - full pitch view from bar window - Dogs welcome

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated


Ground: The Handmark Engineering Stadium

Address: Rakesmoor Lane, Hawcoat, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176


Website: http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/holkeroldboys/

Twitter: @Official_HOBAFC


Registered Colours: Green Shirts, White Shorts, Green Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Pink Shirt, Pink Shorts, Pink Socks

Alternative Colours: White Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Teal Shirt, Teal Shorts, Teal Socks


Secretary: Maurice Watkin

Chairman: Maurice Watkin

Manager: Kevin Watkin

Programme Editor: David Smith

Committee / Directors: Maurice Watkin, David Smith, Alan Wilson, Julie Livingston, Paul Bundy, John Squire, Paul Bones


County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1936

Record Attendance: 2,303 v F.C. United of Manchester 2005

Previous Leagues:

North Western League
Furness Premier League
West Lancashire League

Honours:

West Lancashire League Champions: 1986/87
Lancashire F.A. Amateur Shield Winners: 1988/89, 1990/91

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