Category: General Club News

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

BIGGLESWADE TOWN FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

BetVictor Southern Premier Central – Saturday 17 August 3:00pm

Both sides will be looking for their first victory of the season when they meet at Langford Road tomorrow. Both sides drew 1-1 in their games on the opening day of the season and both suffered defeats on Tuesday. The Ives losing 1-0 at Lowestoft. Biggleswade lost 5-0 at home to Royston.

On the squad front, Ricky has a fully fit squad to choose from.

The teams last met on 5 Jan 19 at Langford Road with the Waders winning 1-0.

Biggleswade Town FC
Langford Road
Langford
Biggleswade
SG18 9JT

Admission Prices
£10 Adults
£8 Concessions
U16 Free (Accompanied with an Adult)

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

For the the second season running we head to Lowestoft on a Tuesday evening.

The Ives are looking to build on their solid 1-1 draw against the pre-season title favourites Tamworth last Saturday.

On the squad front, there are no injury concerns following Saturday’s season opener and Ricky has a fully fit squad to select from.

There is a coach available for tonight’s game leaving Westwood Road at 15:45. £10 per person. Contact paul@omegatour.co.uk to book a seat

Lowestoft Town FC
Crown Meadow (Amber Dew Events Stadium)
Love Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR32 2PA

Admission
£11 Adults
£8 Concessions
£2 U16

Striker signs for the Ives

On the eve of the new season we are delighted to announce the signing of centre forward Ezra Forde.

The 20 year old forward has featured during our last 3 pre season fixtures and has earned himself a place within the squad with some impressive, hard working performances.

Ezra was at Hitchin Town last season making 48 appearances and scoring 9 goals. Ezra joined the Canaries from Oxford City the previous year where he made over 35 appearances, scoring a hand full of goals at step 2 in the Vanarama Conference South.

Please join me in welcoming Ezra to the club and we wish you every success during your time at the club.

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Tamworth

ST IVES TOWN FC V TAMWORTH FC

BETVICTOR SOUTHERN PREMIER CENTRAL
Saturday 10 August 2019 3:00 pm

Match Sponsor – Cambridge Sensotec Ltd

Match Ball Sponsor – Dynascan Ltd

After 8 pre-season games we begin our league campaign hosting Tamworth at WWR.

This fixture is very much a case of deja-vu as this was the opening fixture last season with the Ives running out 1-0 winners. Manashe Sundire scored with a long range effort in the second half.

Ives manager Ricky Marheineke has a full squad to choose from, although Andrew Osei-Bonsu faces late fitness test for selection.

Although Tamworth struggled to adapt in the first half of the season to life at step 3, they finished the campaign very strongly in 12th place, one above the Ives. If they can continue in that vein of form, they will be a strong fancy for at least a play off place this season.

Southern League Premier Central

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Our main programme is online only. (Click here to view / download it). We do however on a match day sell a 4 page ‘essentials’ programme for 50p. For those that like a full physical programme we also sell a 16 page ‘shell’ to accompany the 4 page essentials for an extra 50p (£1 in total).

Admission Prices
Adults – £10
Concessions (over 65) – £6
Military Discount (with ID Card) – £5
Students (with ID Card) – £4
U16’s – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)

Match preview & squad details – St Ives Town v Hendon

ST IVES TOWN FC V HENDON FC

Pre-Season Friendly – Saturday 3 August 3pm

The last of our pre-season fixtures sees Hendon of the Southern League Premier South division visit WWR  for the very first time.

On the squad front, Martin Conway, Ben Seymour Shove and Dylan Wilson will all be missing. Jarvis Wilson and Dan Clifton both trained last night after missing the Kempston Rovers game. Andrew Osei-Bonsu will be assessed before kick off with his ankle issue after also missing the Kempston fixture. 

Adults – £6
Concessions (Over 65) – £3
U16’s to 12 – £1
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
St Ives 2019/20 season tickets are valid for this game

Young defender Johnson joins the Ives

We are delighted to announce the signing of defender Charlie Johnson.

Charlie, 18 was released by league 2 club Cambridge United in the summer after spending many years coming through their excellent youth system. Johnson also spent the last couple of months of last season on work experience with Yaxley FC in the Southern League Central where he helped them to pull away from the bottom of the table and finish the season strongly.

After impressing during the first few weeks of pre season Charlie has been offered a place in the squad and will get the opportunity to step up a level where the manager has every confidence he will continue his development and help the team.

Welcome to the club Charlie and we wish you all the best of luck during your time with us.

Jack Snelus arrives at Westwood Road

The club are this evening delighted to announce the signing of Jack Snelus.

The former Luton Town player is an exciting attacking midfielder. Jack spent last season at Hemel Hempstead in the conference south.

After joining the squad Thursday night, Jack was one of the stand out performers in today’s excellent performance in our very unlucky defeat to Enfield Town.

Please join me in welcoming Jack to the club and we hope your time with us is both an enjoyable and successful experience.

St Ives Town v Enfield Town – Saturday 27 July 1pm k.o

ST IVES TOWN FC V ENFIELD TOWN FC

Pre-Season Friendly – Saturday 27 July 1:00pm

Our pre-season continues this coming Saturday when we welcome Isthmian Premier side Enfield Town to WWR.

On the squad front, George Bailey unlikely to be fit. Ben Baker is away and won’t be involved. 

Please be aware that the kick off time is 1pm.

Adults – £6
Concessions (Over 65) – £3
U16’s to 12 – £1
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)
St Ives 2019/20 season tickets are valid for this game

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Cambridge City

ST IVES TOWN FC v CAMBRIDGE CITY

HUNTS FA 125 PREMIER CUP – Saturday 20 July 3:00pm

We head to WWR for the first time this pre-season for a Hunts 125 Premier Cup fixture against former tenants Cambridge City.

With both teams having won their previous fixtures in this competition, this final group game is effectively a semi-final as if it’s a draw after 90 minutes there will be a penalty shootout for a bonus point which will take the victors into the final.

On the squad front – Jake Newman and Charlie De’Ath are still unavailable. Josh Dawkin is also away and won’t feature. Ollie Snaith is a doubt after picking up a knee injury in Tuesdays pre season fixture at Wellingborough Town. Charlie Johnson came through training last night and is likely to be fit after he picked up an ankle injury in the same fixture. Dylan Wilson returns. 

Admission Prices
£6 Adults
£3 Concessions
U16 – 12 £1
U12 Free
Season tickets are not valid for this game

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

WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

Pre-Season Friendly – Tuesday 16 July 7:45pm

The Ives make a summer evening journey in to Northants with a visit to old UCL rivals Wellingborough Town in a pre-season friendly.

Dylan Wilson, Jake Newman, Daniel Moyes and Charlie De’Ath all miss the game through unavailability. Ben Seymour Shove returns from holiday. Josh Dawkin is a doubt after picking up a slight hamstring strain in Thursdays pre season fixture with Godmanchester Rovers. 

Wellingborough Town FC
Dog & Duck
Wellingborough
NN8 2DP

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Godmanchester Rovers

ST IVES TOWN FC v GODMANCHESTER ROVERS

HUNTS FA 125 PREMIER CUP – Thursday 11 July 7:45pm

The Ives head into their 2nd pre-season game on the back of a comfortable 2-0 victory over Huntingdon Town last Saturday in which manager Ricky gave 21 players a run out.

Martin Conway, Daniel Moyes, George Bailey, Tom Wood, Ollie Snaith and Dylan Wilson all join the squad after missing Saturday’s fixture at Huntingdon Town. 

Both Andrew Osei-Bonsu and Jarvis Wilson returned to the club Tuesday and will also feature. 

New signing Dan Clifton is set to make his debut in an Ives shirt after signing from Rushden & Diamonds.

Please be aware that this game is being played at Huntingdon Town’s Jubilee Park as the pitch at WWR is still being prepared for the season ahead.

Huntingdon Town FC
Jubilee Park
Kings Ripton Road
Huntingdon
PE28 2NR

Admission Prices
£6 Adults
£3 Concessions
U16 – 12 £1
U12 Free
Season tickets are not valid for this game

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

HUNTINGDON TOWN FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

HUNTS FA 125 PREMIER CUP – Saturday 6 July 3:00pm

It’s the middle of summer and the Wimbledon Tennis Championships is in full flow, however tomorrow sees the start of the Ives pre-season programme.

We make the short trip to Jubilee Park to take on Huntingdon Town in the Hunts FA 125 Premier Cup.

To celebrate the Hunts FA 125th year anniversary, they have staged an invitational competition comprising of 2 groups of 4 teams. In our group we will also play Godmanchester Rovers & Cambridge City. The other group comprises of St Neots Town, Yaxley, Eynesbury Rovers & Biggleswade United. The winners of each group will meet in a final for the trophy (to be played 21-27 July).

Ives manager Ricky Marheineke said “The competition rules allows you to make up to 11 subs on a roll on roll off basis and I intend to use all 11 subs. Shay Griffiths will play the game due to Martin Conway being away. Fans will have to wait to see new signing Dan Clifton in action as he is unavailable. Tom Wood, who has been promoted to vice captain this season is also away and will miss the game. The squad is expected to feature a couple of trialists along with a handful of under 18’s.”

Huntingdon Town FC
Jubilee Park
Kings Ripton Road
Huntingdon
PE28 2NR

Admission Prices
£6 Adults
£3 Concessions
Free U10

Craig Adams joins the St Ives Town FC Football Education Programme

St Ives Town FC is delighted to announce that Craig ‘Bully’ Adams has agreed to join St Ives Town Football Education Programme, with effect 1st August 2019, as the Joint Academy Manager working alongside Lloyd Groves.

Craig started his footballing career at West Bromwich Albion academy before signing as a Pro player at Northampton Town Fc where he made his First team debut at the age of 17.

Craig has played for a number of Non-League clubs including Kings Lynn, Dunstable Town and Rugby Town until the age of 24 when his playing career was cut short due to a serious injury.

Since then Craig has coached/managed at a number of clubs including the U16’s at Peterborough Utd. Craig is currently the Assistant Manager of St Ives Town FC first team.

Craig is a UEFA A Licence Coach and will bring with him a wealth of coaching expertise to pass onto our education scholars

We are excited to have Bully on board who will be a great role model for our aspiring scholars.  

Photo by Martyn Haworth – MH Sports Photo

Dan Clifton signs

We are delighted to announce the signing of Dan Clifton.

Dan becomes the first new summer signing after meeting up with his team mates yesterday evening to complete forms. The 22 year old former Northampton Town professional is a classy midfielder who spent last season with AFC Rushden & Diamonds FC.

Please join me in welcoming Dan to the club and we hope your time with us is both enjoyable and successful.

Last seasons squad commit for another season

The message from the management team during the summer was a strong one. That message was to build and avoid a mass rebuild like last season. We are now pleased to confirm the following players from last year have committed to the club for the upcoming season.

Martin Conway

Shay Griffiths

Ben Jackson

Mark Coulson

Charlie De’Ath

Daniel Moyes

Danny Kelly

Ty Ward

Jordan Patrick

Ollie Snaith

Ben Seymour Shove

George Bailey

Ben Baker

Tom Wood

Robbie Parker

Josh Dawkin

Dylan Wilson

Jake Newman

We hope to bring you news of two new additions to the squad in due course.

The Thomas Quinn St Ives Town FC Golf Day – Friday 14 June 2019 – Results

The Thomas Quinn St Ives Town FC Golf Day

Friday 14 June 2019 at Pidley Golf Course

13 teams of 4 players took part with the format being Texas Scramble. In view of the conditions earlier in the week the weather was fortunately benign and the course was in excellent condition.

‘TQ on the QT’ were the winners with a net score of 55. The team consisted of Tony Wright Ross Sutherland Matt Silsby and Mark Macdonald. Along with their prize money they also received 4 sombreros and a referral to the handicaps committee.

The Piddlers finished second with a net score of 58  The team consisted of Vic Moseley Kevin Gibbons Gregg Robinson and ‘Concrete’ Willcox.

There were 4 additional prizes for nearest the hole as follows:-

Hole 3                               Madlebee

Hole 5                               Thursday Knights

Hole 12                             Coronary Care Unit

Hole 16                            Six Footers

My thanks to all our other sponsors and also to everybody who helped organise the buffet and carry out the raffle.

Lastly a big thank you for all of the players who took part in the completion.

The event raised £1330 for club funds.

Hunts FA award for Dave Misseldine & Gareth Chapman

Dave Misseldine & Gareth Chapman of St Ives Town FC have been awarded the Grounds Team of the Year Award which from the Hunts FA.

Gareth and Dave have put in a lot of work on a pitch that has been notorious over the years, however not a single 1st team game was called off due to bad weather last season and that is down to these guys.

It is an award that is well earned and very much deserved.

They are not resting on their laurels however as work has already started on the pitch including being verti drained, drill seeded and 40 tonnes of sand laid.

Click Here for the Hunts FA full list of winners.

Sunday round up – 5 May

The Ladies 1st team travelled down to Brentwood in Essex to face Hutton Ladies with the ERWFL D1 title already in their hands.

A Georgia Stancombe tap in saw the Ives take the lead, but were pegged back and the game finished in a 1-1 draw. They remain unbeaten in the league with 1 game left to play.

Next game – Sunday 19 May v King’s Lynn Town Ladies – 14:00 k.o at the St Ivo Outdoor Centre.

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The Ladies Development side have their destiny in their own hands as they beat current leaders Haverhill Rovers in an exciting 3-2 win at the New Croft in the Cambs Championship South. The Ives goals came from Sophie Crook, Fran Worrall & Caitlin McGeown.

As it stands they require 7 points from their last 3 games to clinch the title as Haverhill have a vastly superior goal difference.

They are at home to Cambridge Rangers tomorrow (Wednesday 18:30 k.o) and finish the season this coming Sunday with a double header (two x 60 minute games) at home to Park Ladies. (First game k.o 14:00). All the games are being played at the St Ivo Outdoor Centre and they would love your support as they aim for the Cambs Championship South crown.

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Weekend round up – 27 & 28 April

Saturday 27 April

The Ives completed a very satisfying season with a 1-0 win at Coalville Town.

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 28 April

The Ives Ladies claimed the ERWFL D1 title with 2 games to spare in dramatic fashion with an 87th minute Emily Smith goal to beat Newmarket Town Ladies 1-0.

Click here for the match report & post match celebration photos.

Click here for the match photos by Gary Reed Photography.

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The Ladies Development side also kept up their title aspirations in the Cambs Championship South Division with a fine 5-1 win over Burwell Tigers.

They play current leaders Haverhill Rovers next Sunday in a vital six pointer.

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