Category: First Team News

Season Ticket Prices – 2022/23. Just £100 an Adult Ticket

In these tough economic times every penny counts and in recognition of this we have priced our Adult season tickets at just £100, which works at under a fiver a game. You can’t find a cheaper adult season ticket at step 3 in the Southern League.

2022/23 Season Ticket prices
Adult / Concession £100
Student £40
U16-12 £20

Click here to download a season ticket application form

Please note that the season ticket is for home league games and pre-season friendlies only.

FISHER READY FOR A NEW CHALLENGE AT THE IVES

Andrew Dunn speaks with new first team coach, Adam Fisher.

Over the weekend Adam Fisher was unveiled as a new member of the management team at the Quattro-tech Westwood Road Stadium and is ready and excited for a new challenge.

His CV is certainly impressive.  After a spell as a coach at Barton Rovers, Fisher made the switch to become Manager at Welwyn Garden City.  A seven-and-a-half-year spell in charge of the Citizens proved to be successful as he guided the club to step 4 football for the first time in their history.  His time at Welwyn came to an end when he felt the club didn’t share the same ambitions to move it forward so he switched to a role at Hertford before moving to Baldock.  After leaving Baldock, he has spent some time scouting for various clubs but is now relishing the opportunity at St Ives.

“I can’t wait to get started,” said Fisher.  “I’ve known Ricky Marheineke for a while.  We have spoken previously about me joining and when he spoke to me again during the current closed season, it felt right for me to link-up with him and the rest of the management team.  We met again last week to finalise things and it’s great to be involved again.  Like with any new role, it will take me time to get my feet under the table, but the pre-season will be for me to adjust to that and get used to how Ricky and the rest of the team work.  But I’m really looking forward to meeting the players when we report back next week”.

Despite having pre-season to get to know the players, Fisher will still have to hit the ground running as his boss is away for the first two games of the season.  “I don’t think Ricky has lost many opening games, so the pressure will be on.  But seriously, I always judge the start of the season as a crucial part of the campaign.  You don’t want to get off to a bad start and play catch-up, you want to get points on the board early doors.  If you look at the form towards the end of last season, we were decent and we will be looking to replicate that in the opening matches”.

Fisher is also an admirer of the new facilities at the Quattro-tech Westwood Road Stadium.  “They are great” he said.  “Having a 3G pitch ensures a lot of things as not only is it great for the community, but it guarantees training and also, it’s a good selling point when you want to sign new players”.  

Like with anyone who follows football, Fisher is excited for the new season.  “If I didn’t think the club was moving in an upward trajectory or if I couldn’t make a difference, I wouldn’t have accepted the job.  Our absolute minimum once again will be to retain our step 3 status.  But who says we can’t push on from that?  You look at what North Leigh achieved as a Step 4 club last year.  They were one of the favourites for the drop, and gate crashed the play-offs and ended up getting promoted.  So, we should take inspiration from that and I am looking forward to the challenge”.

Supporters can see how the Saints are shaping up ahead of the new campaign with a number of pre-season friendlies throughout July.

First Team Management Update – 2022/23

As we approach the start of the new season we are delighted to announce the arrival of Adam Fisher to the club.

Manager Ricky Marheineke has added the former Welwyn Garden City boss to his staff following the departure of Mike Ford and Anton Sambrook.

Fisher, who has also had spells with Barton Rovers and Baldock Town will take up the role as first team coach.

We can now confirm the staff for next season.

Manager – Ricky Marheineke
Assistant Manager – Jim Freeman
First team coach – Adam Fisher
GK coach & Kit man – Paul Swannell
Head of analysis – Gary Marheineke
Sports Therapist – Jardaine Patel-Joseph

Media Officer Vacancy

ST IVES TOWN FC – MEDIA OFFICER

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring sports journalist or media officer to gain valuable experience in a football environment.

The role involves live updates on match days via Twitter, Facebook & Instagram (Saturdays and most Tuesdays) using a range of media including video, images and text and utilising the latest social trends, as well as conducting interviews with the coaches and players (primarily at away games), and providing other relevant social media posts and web pieces.

The volunteer will be entitled to FREE entry to home & away games. (Transport can be arranged for away games.)

As St Ives Town FC is a community, non-league football club, this is a volunteer, unpaid position. However, it does provide invaluable experience for anyone passionate about a career in sports media.

This is a great opportunity to be part of something special and add that crucial experience to your CV.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Dave Hook – 07960 256749 or email hooklevi@aol.com 

Season Ticket Prices – 2022/23

As a massive thank you for all your loyal support and in recognition of the tough economic times we now live in the club has decided to maintain last season’s prices for all season tickets. A full priced season ticket is £100 which works out at less than £5 per home game and it also includes all preseason friendlies.

2022/23 Season Ticket prices
Adult / Concession £100
Student £40
U16-12 £20

Click here to download a season ticket application form

Please note that the season ticket is for league games and pre-season friendlies only.

1st Team Pre-Season Fixtures 2022/23

1st Team Pre-Season Fixtures 2022/23

Hartford Rangers – Saturday 2nd July 3pm Kick off – Home
Peterborough Sports –  Tuesday 5th July 7.45pm kick off – Home
King’s Lynn Town  –  Saturday 9th July 3.00pm kick off – Home
Kempston Rovers – Tuesday 12th July 7:45pm Kick off – Home
Spalding United  –  Saturday 16th July 3.00pm kick off – Away
Hayes & Yeading United – Tuesday 19th July 7:45pm kick off – Home
Harborough Town – Saturday 23rd July 3pm kick off – Home
Real Bedford – Tuesday 26th July 7:45pm kick off – Away
Hornchurch – Saturday 30th July 1pm kick off – Away

Please note: Fixtures can be subject to change or even cancellation at short notice.

Match Preview – Godmanchester Rovers v St Ives Town

GODMANCHESTER ROVERS v ST IVES TOWN FC

Hunts FA Senior Cup Final – Tuesday 26 April 19:45

The Ives round off the season with a visit to St Neots to take on Godmanchester Rovers in the Hunts FA Senior Cup Final.

We ended our league campaign with our 2nd highest ever final position in the football pyramid of 14th place with 47 points from 40 games and to top it off by taking home the County Cup would certainly round off a successful season.

Godmanchester currently ply their trade at step 5 having completed the season in the UCL Premier South Division finishing in 11th place with 45 points from 38 games.

The two sides last met in the Hunts Senior Cup Final just shy of 10 years ago on 4 May 2012 with the Ives running out 3-1 winners.

If you haven’t done so already, Marina Howlett will have forms available at the game this evening to enable you to cast your vote for the ‘Supporters Player of the Season’. Alternatively you can cast your vote by sending a DM through either our Twitter, Facebook or Instagram accounts.

Tonight’s match programme is online only. Click here to view it

St Neots Town FC
Kester Way
St Neots
Cambs
PE19 6SL

Admission Prices
Adults – £8
Concessions – £5
Under 16 – £5
U12 – Free

Route to the Final

Quarter Final
St Ives Town 4-0 Eynesbury Rovers

Semi Finals
Yaxley 0-8 St Ives Town

St Neots Town 0-2 Godmanchester Rovers

 

Match Preview – Tamworth v St Ives Town

TAMWORTH v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Pitching In Southern League Premier Central – Saturday 23 April 15:00

The Ives make the end of season journey to Staffordshire safe in the knowledge that step 3 status has been secured for another season with two excellent victories over the Easter weekend. A win for the Ives would see us equal our highest ever final standing of 13th place of which was absolutely unimaginable only a few weeks ago.

The Lambs are currently on a 13 match unbeaten run and sit in 9th place with 53 points from 39 games. Click here for Tamworth’s fixtures & results.

For those that are unable to attend this fixture can listen to live match commentary via Lambs Media. Click here to access.

Tamworth
The Lamb Ground
Tamworth
Staffs
B77 1AA

Admission Prices
Adults – £12
Concessions – £8
17-16 – £4
Under 16 – £2
Car Park £2

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

ST IVES TOWN FC V AFC RUSHDEN & DIAMONDS

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Monday 18 April 3pm k.o

Match Sponsor


The Ives head into this game on the back of a superb 3-0 victory at Stratford less than 48 hours ago.

R&D currently occupy the final play off spot with 65 points from 38 games. Click here for Diamonds fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Stourbridge

ST IVES TOWN FC V STOURBRIDGE FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 9 April 3pm k.o

Match Sponsor

Another important game for the Ives as we welcome Stourbridge to the Quattro-Tech Westwood Road and look to make it two home wins in a row and edge closer to safety from relegation.

The Glassboys are currently in 11th place with 46 points from 35 games. Click here for Stourbridge’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Please note that the A1096 St Ives viaduct closed this weekend due to repair work.

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Rushall Olympic

ST IVES TOWN FC V RUSHALL OLYMPIC FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 2 April 3pm k.o

Match Sponsor

The Seven Wives

This is an important game for both sides, albeit for different reasons. 3 points for the Pics will guarantee a playoff spot. Whilst 3 points for the Ives will be vital as they look pull away from the relegation scrap.

The Pics are currently in 3rd place with 66 points from 35 games. Click here for Rushall’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Please note that the A1096 St Ives viaduct closed this weekend due to repair work.

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Nuneaton Borough

ST IVES TOWN FC V NUNEATON BOROUGH FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 19 March 3pm k.o

Match Sponsor

SE HASE TRANSPORT LTD

The Ives welcome Nuneaton Borough to the Quattro-Tech Westwood Road today in what is a massive game for both sides as they look to pull away from the relegation places.

Borough are currently 1 place below the Ives in 17th place in the league with 33 points from 34 games. Click here for Nuneaton’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Please note that the A1096 St Ives viaduct closed this weekend due to repair work.

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Coalville Town

ST IVES TOWN FC V COALVILLE TOWN FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 26 February 3pm k.o

Match Sponsor

The Ives play their second home game this week looking to build on the 1-1 draw against Needham Market on Tuesday.

Then Ravens are currently in 3rd place in the league with 60 points from 29 games. Click here for Coalville’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Needham Market

ST IVES TOWN FC V NEEDHAM MARKET FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Tuesday 22 February 7:45pm k.o

After 17 days without a game the Ives return to action as we meet Needham Market for the fourth time this season.

The Marketmen are currently in 10th place in the league table with 35 points from 27 games. They are also through to the 1/4 final of the FA Trophy where they host Stockport County. They started their campaign with a 2-0 victory over the Ives at WWR back in October. Click here for Needham Market’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Leiston

ST IVES TOWN FC V LEISTON FC

THE PITCHING IN SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 5 February 3pm k.o
Match Sponsor – Thomas Quinn Ltd
Match Ball Sponsor – VM Associates

After securing a place in the final of the Hunts Senior Cup, the Ives turn their attention back to the league and look to build on last weekends draw at Royston’s we welcome Leiston to the Quattro-Tech Westwood Road.

On the player front, 17 year old goalkeeper Eddie Brearey has been brought in on loan from Oxford Utd as back up to James Goff.

Leiston are currently in 7th place in the league table with 42 points from 27 games.  Click here for Leiston’s fixtures & results.

Our programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it).

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (over 65) – £8
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £5
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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Match Preview – Royston Town v St Ives Town

ROYSTON TOWN v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Pitching In Southern League Premier Central – Saturday 29 January 15:00

The Ives make the relatively short trip to Hertfordshire looking to climb the table once more after the disappointing 0-4 reverse at the hands of Hitchin 2 weeks ago.

Two more players have been brought in to the Ives fold. Midfielder Elliot Kettle joins having previously been at Hitchin, Biggleswade, Grays & East Thurrock. Also joining the Ives on loan from Northampton Town is winger Liam Cross who makes a welcome return having scored 4 goals in 15 appearances earlier this season.

The Crows are currently in 8th place with 36 points from 28 games. Click here for Royston’s fixtures & results.

Royston Town
Garden Walk
Royston
Herts
SG8 7HP

Admission Prices
Adults – £10
Concessions (Over 65) – £6
Under 16 – £2

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St Ives Town v Eynesbury Rovers – Tuesday 18 January

ST IVES TOWN FC V EYNESBURY ROVERS FC

Huntingdonshire Senior Cup Quarter-Final
Tuesday 18 January 7:45pm k.o

We welcome Eynesbury Rovers to the Quattro-Tech Westwood Road on Tuesday evening for a Hunts Senior Cup Fixture.

This is the only quarter final fixture in this competition as the other entrants (Godmanchester, St Neots & Yaxley) have all received byes in to the semi-finals.

Eynesbury currently ply their trade at step 5 in the United Counties League Premier South Division and are currently in 15th position. Former Ives players Tom Spark, Scott Sinclair & Luke Knight currently play for Rovers. Click here for their results and fixtures.

Our match day programmes are online only. Click here to view / download.

Admission prices have been reduced for this fixture, however, season tickets are not valid.

Admission Prices
Adults – £7
Concessions (over 65) – £4
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £4
Students (with ID Card) – £4
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

 

Fixtures update

Our away league game at Hitchin Town has been brought forward from 12 Feb and will now be played on Saturday 15 January, 3pm kick off.

We have been drawn at home to Eynesbury Rovers in the quarter final of the Hunts Senior Cup which will take place on Tuesday 18 January, 7:45pm kick off.

Match Preview – AFC Rushden & Diamonds v St Ives Town

AFC RUSHDEN & DIAMONDS v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Pitching In Southern League Premier Central – Saturday 1 January 15:00

The Ives head to Northants for this New Years Day Derby looking to build on recent form and climb away from the relegation places.

On the player front, goalkeeper Ben Heath has been released. Along with the recent signing of James Goff, Ricky & Mike have also brought in another goalkeeper in 20 year old Lewis Patching. Former Northampton Town apprentice Lewis was recently with Hemel Hempstead.

Diamonds are currently in 7th place with 34 points from 22 games.  Click here for R&D’s fixtures & results.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds
Hayden Road
Rushden
Northamptonshire 
NN10 0HX

Admission Prices*
Adults – £11
Concessions (Over 60 & U16) – £8
Under 8 – Free
*CARD ONLY PAYMENT. CASH NOT ACCEPTED AT THE TURNSTILE.
Ticket can also be purchased ahead of the game. Click Here

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