Holker Old Boys

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

Current Position: 4th

P W D L F A Pts
16 7 4 5 28 33 25

Current Form: 17th

P W D L F A
6 1 1 4 9 18

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
19/11/19Bacup Borough (A)L 2-4
16/11/19Prestwich Heys (H)W 1-0
13/11/19Pilkington (A)L 2-3
02/11/19AFC Liverpool (A)L 2-8
26/10/19Nelson (H)D 1-1
19/10/19Abbey Hey (A)L 1-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
30/11/19AFC Blackpool (H)15:00
07/12/19Lower Breck (A)15:00
10/12/19Nelson (A)19:45
14/12/19Steeton (H)15:00
21/12/19Shelley (A)15:00
26/12/19Cleator Moor Celtic (H)15:00

Latest News:

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.
Reusch Division One Goalkeeper Of The Month Presentation - Jaroslaw Bitner
Jaroslaw Bitner of Holker Old Boys won the Reusch Division One Goalkeeper of the Month Award for September.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 03/08/19AFC Darwen H15:00L 1-6 Tyler Wood (2)
Thu 08/08/19St Helens TownA19:45Postp
Sat 10/08/19Golcar United H15:00W 2-1 Tom Dawson (10)
Brandon Collins (69)
Sat 17/08/19Chadderton A15:00W 2-1 Tyler Wood (5)
Brandon Collins (48)
Tue 20/08/19AFC Blackpool A19:45D 1-1 Jamie Mellen (40)
Sat 24/08/19Ashton Town H15:00D 3-3 Brandon Collins (7)
Ben Wright (64)
Ben Wright (69)
Mon 26/08/19Garstang H15:00L 0-2
Sat 31/08/19Easington Colliery A15:00L 1-4 Tom Dawson (22)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Thu 05/09/19St Helens Town A19:45D 0-0
Sat 07/09/19AFC Blackpool H15:00L 0-3
  (The PlayerMatch.com Cup 1)
Tue 10/09/19Steeton A19:45W 4-1 Tom Dawson (58)
Brandon Collins (61)
Tom Dawson (70)
Tom Dawson (86)
Sat 21/09/19Shelley H15:00W 4-1 Samuel Joel (30)
Samuel Joel (42)
Samuel Joel (69)
Tom Dawson (88)
Tue 24/09/19NelsonA19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 28/09/19Atherton LR H15:00W 1-0 Philip Coombe (76)
Tue 01/10/19Nelson A19:45L 1-4 Samuel Joel (41)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 12/10/19Prestwich Heys A15:00W 2-1 Tom Dawson (47)
Samuel Joel (80)
Sat 19/10/19Abbey Hey A15:00L 1-2 Samuel Joel (66)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 26/10/19Nelson H15:00D 1-1 Samuel Joel (18)
Sat 02/11/19AFC Liverpool A15:00L 2-8 Gareth Smith (26)
Tom Dawson (63)
Sat 09/11/19Nelson A15:00Aband
Wed 13/11/19Pilkington A19:45L 2-3 Brandon Collins (75)
Samuel Joel (79)
Sat 16/11/19Prestwich Heys H15:00W 1-0 Samuel Joel (59p)
Tue 19/11/19Bacup Borough A20:00L 2-4 Sam Joel (52)
Tom Dawson (60)
Sat 30/11/19AFC BlackpoolH15:00 
Sat 07/12/19Lower BreckA15:00 
Tue 10/12/19NelsonA19:45 
Sat 14/12/19SteetonH15:00 
Sat 21/12/19ShelleyA15:00 
Thu 26/12/19Cleator Moor CelticH15:00 
Sat 28/12/19Golcar UnitedA15:00 
Sat 04/01/20Emley AFCA15:00 
Sat 11/01/20Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 25/01/20Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 01/02/20Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 08/02/20Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 15/02/20AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 29/02/20AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 07/03/20PilkingtonH15:00 
Sat 14/03/20Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 21/03/20Emley AFCH15:00 
Sat 04/04/20Atherton LRA15:00 
Sat 11/04/20St Helens TownH15:00 
Mon 13/04/20Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Sat 18/04/20GarstangA15:00 
Sat 25/04/20ChaddertonH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
03/08/19AFC Darwen (H) L 1-6
08/08/19St Helens Town (A) Postp
10/08/19Golcar United (H) W 2-1
17/08/19Chadderton (A) W 2-1
20/08/19AFC Blackpool (A) D 1-1
24/08/19Ashton Town (H) D 3-3
26/08/19Garstang (H) L 0-2
31/08/19Easington Colls (A) L 1-4
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
05/09/19St Helens Town (A) D 0-0
07/09/19AFC Blackpool (H) L 0-3
(The PlayerMatch.com Cup 1)
10/09/19Steeton (A) W 4-1
21/09/19Shelley (H) W 4-1
24/09/19Nelson (A) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
28/09/19Atherton LR (H) W 1-0
01/10/19Nelson (A) L 1-4
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
12/10/19Prestwich Heys (A) W 2-1
19/10/19Abbey Hey (A) L 1-2
(The Macron Cup 1)
26/10/19Nelson (H) D 1-1
02/11/19AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-8
09/11/19Nelson (A) Aband
13/11/19Pilkington (A) L 2-3
16/11/19Prestwich Heys (H) W 1-0
19/11/19Bacup Borough (A) L 2-4
30/11/19AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
07/12/19Lower Breck (A) 15:00
10/12/19Nelson (A) 19:45
14/12/19Steeton (H) 15:00
21/12/19Shelley (A) 15:00
26/12/19Cleator Moor (H) 15:00
28/12/19Golcar United (A) 15:00
04/01/20Emley AFC (A) 15:00
11/01/20Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
25/01/20Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
01/02/20Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
08/02/20Lower Breck (H) 15:00
15/02/20AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
29/02/20AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
07/03/20Pilkington (H) 15:00
14/03/20Ashton Town (A) 15:00
21/03/20Emley AFC (H) 15:00
04/04/20Atherton LR (A) 15:00
11/04/20St Helens Town (H) 15:00
13/04/20Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
18/04/20Garstang (A) 15:00
25/04/20Chadderton (H) 15:00

Matchday Information

Ground: The Handmark Engineering Stadium

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

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2019/20 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.

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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: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Alternative Colours: Royal Blue Shirts, Royal Blue Shorts, Royal Blue Socks

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


Secretary: Rachel Cox

Chairman: Maurice Watkin

Manager: Kevin Watkin

Programme Editor: David Smith

Committee / Directors: Maurice Watkin, Rachel Cox, 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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