Category: First Team News

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Biggleswade Town

ST IVES TOWN FC V BIGGLESWADE TOWN FC

EVO-STiK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Tuesday 16 October 7:45 pm

After the narrow defeat at Alvechurch last Saturday, the Ives will be looking to bounce back against Biggleswade Town.

On the squad front Jarvis Wilson and Daniel Moyes could both feature but Jordan Patrick and Charlie De’Ath both miss out due to injury.

The Waders are currently the only unbeaten team in the Premier Central with 3 wins and 6 draws under their belts.

Evo-Stik League South Premier Central

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The club has made the decision that the match day programme will be online only this season. (Click here to view / download it). There will however be a 4 page ‘mini programme’ available within the ground on the day of the game for 30p.

Admission Prices
Adults – £10
Concessions (over 65) – £6
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £4
U16’s – £2

Weekend Round Up – 13 & 14 October

Saturday 13 October

The Ives first ever meeting with Alvechurch resulted in a 1-2 defeat.

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 14 October

The Ladies 1st team maintained their unbeaten record in the ERWFL Div 1 with a 4-1 victory at Ipswich Wanderers LFC. Goalscorers – Tierney Coulson, Georgia Stancombe, Katie Stancombe & Connie Hornibrook.  Georgia Stancombe was awarded ‘Player of the Match’.

The U16s scheduled game at Stotfold in the EJA was postponed.

The U15s narrowly lost 0-1 in difficult conditions at Warboys Colts in the U15 Hunts County Cup.

The U14 lost 2-10 in the EJA at home to Stanway Rovers.

The U13s maintained their 100% record in the Royston Crow League with 4-1 victory at Manuden Juniors.

Match Preview – Alvechurch v St Ives Town

Alvechurch v St Ives Town

Evo-Stik South Premier Central – Saturday 13 October 2018 3pm

After our exploits at York City in the FA Cup last Saturday, we turn our attentions back to the league for a first time visit to Alvechurch.

They won the Midland league 2 seasons ago and last season were promoted from the Northern Premier League Division 1 South courtesy of winning the play-offs, which now sees them at step 3 for the first time since reforming back in 1994. They currently sit in 8th place in the table with 13 points from 9 games. 1 point ahead of ourselves, but having played an extra game.

Alvechurch FC
53 Redditch Road
Alvechurch
B48 7RS

Admission – £5, U16 Free (Special Non-League Day Prices)

There is a coach for this game departing Westwood Road 11:00 am – £10 per person. Please email paul@omegatour.co.uk to book a seat.

Evo-Stik League South Premier Central

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Weekend Round Up – 6 & 7 October

Saturday 6 October

The Ives bowed out of the FA Cup with a 0-3 defeat at former league side York City.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 7 October 

In the ERWFL Div 1 the Ladies first team drew 0-0 at Hoddesdon Town LFC and remain currently the only unbeaten team in the division. Georgia Stancombe was named the ‘Player of the Match’.

The Ladies Development team recorded a 5-1 victory at Park Ladies. Click Here for match photos taken by Angela Lucas.

In the EJA the U16 secured a very well earned point with a 1-1 draw against Biggleswade Town. The U15 were awarded a walkover against Whitton United who were unable to play the game. The U14 lost 1-5 at Wroxham.

In the Hunts County Cup the U13 progressed to the 2nd round with a 5-0 victory at Park Farm Pumas (Red).

Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

The Emirates FA Cup Match Preview, Squad & Travel Details – York City v St Ives Town

YORK CITY FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Emirates FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round
Saturday 6 October 2018 – 3pm kick off

For the first time in our history, we take part in the FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round this coming Saturday when we travel to Bootham Crescent and take on the former league side York City.

As you would expect, York have a rich history in this competition. They reached the semi-finals in 1955 and famously knocked out Arsenal in the 4th round in 1985 thanks to a Keith Houchen penalty.

They currently ply their trade at step 2 in the National League North and sit 9th in the table with 16 points from 11 games. Click here for this seasons results.

On the Ives squad front, there are no new injuries for manager Ricky to concern himself with.

Click here for Ricky’s pre-match interview with Mark Plummer of the Hunts Post Sport.

Click here for Robbie Parker’s pre-match interview with Mark Plummer of the Hunts Post Sport.

We are arranging coach travel for this game (£12 per person), departing Westwood Road at 9:00am. The coach will leave York at 5:20 pm. Please email paul@omegatour.co.uk to book a seat.

Address
Bootham Crescent
York
YO30 7AQ

Only the Main Stand and David Longhurst Stand will be open for this game and entry will cost £10 (adults), £5 (concessions) and free entry for Under-5s.

Away supporters will be located in section C of the Main Stand and must enter the ground via turnstile 12.

 

 

Weekend Round Up – 29 & 30 September

Saturday 29 September

The Ives played out a 0-0 draw at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. 

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 30 September

The Ladies 1st team completed a quick double in 2 succesive Sundays over Hertford Ladies to chalk up a 4-1 victory in the ERWFL Div 1. Sisters Katie & Georgia Stancombe got the goals with a brace a piece. Katie Stancombe was also awarded ‘Player of the Match’.

In the EJA League, the U16 exited the League Challenge Cup losing to a narrow 4-5 scoreline at Hitchin Town. The U15 won their Challenge Cup game with a 5-1 win at Haverhill Rovers. The U14 lost 1-3 at home to Newmarket Town in the Green Division.

In the Royston Crow Youth Football League the U13 recorded an impressive 11-1 win at Letchworth Garden City Eagles.

Up to date league tables can found for all our teams in the tab menu bar.

Match Preview & Squad Details – AFC Rushden & Diamonds v St Ives Town

After the fantastic result against Grantham on Tuesday evening, The Ives turn their attention back to the league with a visit to nearby AFC Rushden & Diamonds.

This is the first competitive meeting between the two teams since the play-off final 3 seasons ago.

On the squad front Manashe Sundire is suspended for one match after receiving a red card for 2 bookings against Grantham last Saturday.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds
Hayden Road
Rushden
NN10 0HX

Admission – £10 Adults, £7 Concessions, Free U8

There is a coach for this game departing Westwood Road 12:00 pm – £7 per person. Please email paul@omegatour.co.uk to book a seat.

Parking in the immediate area of the ground is confined to on street parking within residential areas. Consequently, we would respectfully ask visitors to the ground to park considerately and ensure residents are not adversely affected, road ways are kept clear and not to park on grass verges. Ideally, we would suggest making use of the free parking in the town centre and then walking the short distance to the ground.

There are no public parking spaces at the ground other than 2 disabled spaces. Cycle parking is provided.

Walking directions from Rushden town centre to Hayden Road: The ground is only 10 minutes’ walk from St Mary’s Church, nearby car parks and bus stops in the centre of Rushden. We would recommend supporters make use of the town centre facilities and walk the short distance to the ground. Newton Road starts in the town centre near St Mary’s Church so all you have to do is walk up the hill with Lidl and Rushden Amateur Sports Club on your left. After you pass a small garage with a “Fina” totem pole turn left onto Cromwell Road and the ground will be in view.

Evo-Stik League South Premier Central

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U18s & FA Cup Replay – Match Reports

Monday 24 September

The U18s won their 2nd game in 5 days with a local derby 4-2 victory over Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Youth League West Division.

Click here for the match report

Tuesday 25 September

The Ives advanced to the FA Cup 3rd round qualifying for the first time ever courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Grantham Town in the 2nd qualifying round replay to set up a visit to York City in two Saturdays time.

Click here for the match report

Match Preview & Squad Details – Grantham Town v St Ives Town

The Ives and The Gingerbreads played out a 1-1 draw on Saturday in the FA Cup snd qualifying round and have to do it all again this evening at South Kesteven Sports Stadium. The tie will be brought to a conclusion tonight, going to extra time and a penalty shoot out if required.

The winners will face an away day to former league club York City in the 3rd round qualifying.

On the squad front Danny Kelly is available for selection having missed the first game on Saturday.

Grantham Town FC
South Kesteven Sports Stadium
Trent Road
Grantham
NG31 7XQ

Admission – £12 Adults, £8 Concessions, £2 U18-13, Free U13

Round Up 20-23 September

Thursday 20 September

The U18s chalked up their first win of the season with a 1-0 victory at March Town United.

Click here for the match report.

Saturday 22 September

The first team drew 1-1 against Grantham Town in the 2nd Qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup and will have to do it all again in a replay at The Meres on Tuesday 25 September, 19:45 kick off.

Click here for the match report & match photos.

Sunday 23 September

The Ladies 1st team progressed through to the 2nd round of the ERWFL league cup with a 5-0 win over Hertford LFC at WWR. The goals came from Georgia Stancombe x 2, Katie Stancombe, Hannah Seymour-Shove & Francesca Worrell.

For the 3rd week running the Ladies development team are involved In 5-2 score line, winning at home v Histon LFC res in group C of the Cambs league cup. Goalscorers – Jade Carpenter x 2, Connie Liddiard x 2 & Katherine Speed.

The U16s win 3-0 against Biggleswade Utd U16 in the EJA league.  2 goals on home debut for Adam and 1 for Josh W.

The U14 win with a convincing 11-0 scoreline in the Hunts County Cup at Somersham Town U14. Goalscorers – Bailey Kelly x 2, Harvey Keates x 2, Daniel Legg x 2, Alfie Baker x 2, Luke Dunn x 2 & Billy Chambers.

The U15 & U13 scheduled fixtures were postponed.

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Grantham Town

ST IVES TOWN FC V GRANTHAM TOWN FC

THE EMIRATES FA CUP 2nd QUALIFYING ROUND
Saturday 22 September 3:00pm

The ‘Ives’ meet the ‘Gingerbreads’ for the very first time tomorrow with a place in the FA Cup 3rd qualifying round and £9000 at stake.

Grantham have had a good start to the season and currently sit in 3rd place in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier division on 17 points from 8 games. Ives fans will be familiar with Grantham’s manager Ian Culverhouse as he guided King’s Lynn to 2nd place in the Southern Premier last season, before losing to Slough Town in the playoff final.

On the squad front, Ricky has a full strength side to choose from with Tom McGowan in line for his 100th appearance for the Ives.

Should the score be level after full time, there will be a replay at Grantham’s South Kesteven Sports Stadium on Tuesday 25 September 7:45 pm k.o.

The club has made the decision that the match day programme will be online only this season. (Click here to view / download it). There will however be a 4 page ‘mini programme’ available within the ground on the day of the game for 30p.

Admission Prices

Adults – £10
Concessions (Over 65) – £6
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (With ID Card) – £4
U16’s – £2

Please note that season tickets are NOT valid for this game

Match Sponsor – Leeds Day Solicitors

Match Ball Sponsor – Thomas Quinn Chartered Accountants

 

 

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Stourbridge

ST IVES TOWN FC V STOURBRIDGE FC

EVO-STiK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 15 September 3:00 pm

After 2 games in the FA Cup it’s back to the league as we welcome Stourbridge to WWR for the very first time.

Stourbridge currently sit in 4th place on 11 points having lost just the 1 game this so far season. They also went through in the FA Cup winning away at Highgate last Saturday.

On the squad front, other than Danny Moyes who is still out with a back injury, Ricky has a full squad to choose from.

The club has made the decision that the match day programme will be online only this season. (Click here to view / download it). There will however be a 4 page ‘mini programme’ available within the ground on the day of the game for 30p.

Admission Prices

Adults – £10
Concessions (Over 65) – £6
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (With ID Card) – £4
U16’s – £2

Match Sponsor – City Security Services Ltd

Evo-Stik League South Premier Central

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Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Saffron Walden Town

ST IVES TOWN FC V SAFFRON WALDEN TOWN FC

THE EMIRATES FA CUP 1ST QUALIFYING ROUND REPLAY
Tuesday 11 September 7:45pm

After the goalless stalemate at Catons Lane on Saturday, The Ives and The Bloods meet again, this time at WWR.

The tie will reach a conclusion tonight. If need be, going to extra time and penalties.

The winners this evening will be at home to Northern Premier side Grantham Town in the 2nd Qualifying Round on Saturday 22 September.

On the squad front, Ollie Snaith is available after serving 3 game suspension. George Bailey and Munashe Sundire return to the squad after injury.

The club has made the decision that the match day programme will be online only this season. (Click here to view / download it). There will however be a 4 page ‘mini programme’ available within the ground on the day of the game for 30p.

Admission Prices

Adults – £10
Concessions (Over 65) – £6
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (With ID Card) – £4
U16’s – £2

Please note that season tickets are NOT valid for this game

 

 

Match Preview & Squad Details – Saffron Walden Town v St Ives Town

The Ives begin their journey in this seasons FA Cup with a very tough looking encounter at Saffron Walden Town.

Walden ply their trade in the Essex Senior league (step 5) having been transferred from the Eastern Counties league. They have already played 3 games in this competition having beaten Wroxham (after a replay) and Hoddesdon Town respectively. They are currently unbeaten this season having won 6 and drawn 3.

On the squad front, goalkeeper Sam Wilson trained with the team last night and is set to make his debut after signing from Mansfield Town on loan. Charlie De’Ath, Mark Coulson, Dylan Wilson, Munashe Sundire and George Bailey all returned to training and could be in contention for tomorrow’s squad. Ollie Snaith serves his final match of a 3 game suspension and Daniel Moyes remains sidelined with a back injury.

There is a coach being provided by our logistical partners Omega Tour, leaving WWR at 12:30pm. To book a seat please contact Paul Reason – Paul@omegatour.co.uk

Saffron Walden Town FC
Catons Lane
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB10 2DU

Admission – £7 Adults, £4 Concessions

The Ives welcome back Ben Baker

We are pleased to announce the signing of Ben Baker from Banbury United FC.

Ben is no stranger to the club having enjoyed a very successful loan spell with the Ives last season while under contract at Kettering Town FC.

With as many as five attacking players currently injured or suspended, it’s a timely addition and one in which will bolster the managers options at this time.

The young, athletic and exciting wide man can play off either side or through the middle and subject to paperwork with be available for the League Cup fixture away at Yaxley FC.

Welcome back to the club Ben and we all hope your second spell will be just as successful as your first.