Category: General Club News

Weekend Round Up – 8 & 9 December

Saturday 8 December

The Ives won another dramatic encounter at WWR as they scored a late late winner to overcome Bedworth United 2-1.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 9 December

The Ladies 1st team kept up their unbeaten record in the league with a 3-0 victory at home to Histon LFC. Katie Stancombe grabbed a brace and Tierney Coulson got the other and was awarded ‘Player of the Match’.

The Ladies Development side went out of the Cambs Invitational Junior Cup with a narrow 1-2 defeat at the hands of higher league opposition March Town United Ladies.

The U16s exited Hunts County Cup at the quarter final stage with a slim 1-2 defeat at Godmanchester Town.

The U15s progressed to the next round of the EJA league challenge cup with a superb all round team performance beating a skilful and powerful Norseman side 3-1. The goals came from Reece & Jack.

The U14s lost 1-7 Needham market in the Treasurers Cup.

The U13s advanced to the semi final of the Hunts County Cup with a 2-0 victory at Godmanchester Town.

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Bedworth United

ST IVES TOWN FC V BEDWORTH UNITED FC

EVO-STIK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 8 December 2018 3:00 pm

Match Sponsor – Cambridge Sensotec Ltd

Match Ball Sponsor – Dynascan Ltd

The Ives are on a good little run having taken 7 points from the last 9 available culminating in a fine 3-0 victory over current league leaders Kettering Town last Saturday.

Bedworth head in to this game looking for their first league win of the current campaign. They currently have 5 points on the board. Click here for their fixtures and results.

On the Ives squad front, Jake Newman returns from serving a one match suspension. Danny Kelly is set to make his 100th competitive appearance in an Ives shirt.

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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 – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)

We will also be making the 150 Club draw for December at tomorrow’s game.

Round Up – 29 November, 1 & 2 December

Thursday 29 November

The U18s progressed through to the semi final of this season U18 Hunts County Cup with an 8-0 victory over St Neots Town Youth Navy

Click here for the match report and photos.

Saturday 1 December

The Ives stunned league leaders Kettering Town with a convincing and well earned 3-0 victory at Latimer Park.

Click here for the match report and photos.

Sunday 2 December

In a 2nd v 3rd contest in the ERWFL Div the Ladies 1st team drew 0-0 away at Bowers & Pitsea in what was described as a fantastic advert for Women’s football. Both sides had chances, however neither could find the net.

The U16s Hunts County Cup game at Godmanchester Town was postponed.

The U15s slipped to a 0-1 defeat at home to AFC Sudbury in the EJA Green division.

The U14’s went agonisingly close to chalking up their first league points of the season, however they slipped to a narrow 3-4 defeat at Newmarket Town.

The U13s registered a very convincing 12-2 scoreline away at Allenburys Youth in the Meads Cup 2nd round.

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

KETTERING TOWN FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Evo-Stik League South Premier Central – Saturday 1 December 3pm

The Ives head in to this game against current leaders Kettering having taken a much needed 4 points from the last two games.

The Poppies drew 4-4 at home to Redditch United on Tuesday evening having come from being behind twice to lead 4-3 before conceding a late equaliser in the 6th minute of added time. Click here for Kettering’s fixtures & results.

On the squad front – Charlie De’Ath returns to the squad. New signing Ty Ward (midfielder) will be involved after making the move from conference South side Hemel Hempstead. Jake Newman is suspended after his sending off against Banbury United last Saturday. 

We are looking to run a coach to Kettering on Saturday if we can get enough people. Leaving WWR at 12:30pm £8 per person. Please email Paul@omegatour.co.uk asap to book a seat.

Kettering Town FC
Latimer Park
Powell Lane
Burton Latimer
NN15 5PS

Admission Prices
£10 Adults
£6 Concessions
£6 16-18
£1 U16

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Round Up – 22, 24 & 25 November

Thursday 22 November

The U18s came agonisingly close to picking up at point at Holbeach. However 2 late goals gave the hosts all three points.

Click here for the match report.

Saturday 24 November

The Ives drew 2-2 in an entertaining game against Banbury United at WWR.

Click here for the match report and photos.

Sunday 25 November

The Ladies 1st team maintained their unbeaten record in the ERWFL Division1 with an 8-0 victory at WWR over Bishops Stortford Ladies. The goal scorers were Tierney Coulson x4, Emily Smith x2, Georgia Stancombe & Katie Stancombe.

The Ladies Development team won 3-2 (after extra time) against rivals Haverhill Rovers Ladies in the Cambs Division 1 Cup. Emilee Steel scored 2 and Penelope Ford scored the other.

The U16 played well at Biggleswade Town in the EJA Green Division, however they ultimately lost 1-2. Mykov scored the Ives goal.

The U15 won 4-1 at home to Newmarket Town to move to the top of the EJA Green division. Manager Brett Fairholm said of the performance “A great all round team display and a great game to watch.”

Match Preview & Squad Details – St Ives Town v Banbury United

ST IVES TOWN FC V BANBURY UNITED FC

EVO-STiK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 24 November 2018 3:00 pm

Match Sponsor – Pro Edge Construction Ltd

Match Ball Sponsor – Instant Pot

After a run of 10 games without a win the Ives recorded a 2-0 victory over Halesowen Town at WWR last Saturday

Banbury United head in to this games on the back of a 1-0 victory at home to AFC Rushden & Diamonds on Tuesday. The Puritans sit in 13th place in the league with 20 points from 15 games. Click here for their fixtures and results.

On the Ives squad front, other than Jordan Patrick & Charlie De’ath who are both unavailable, Ricky has a full squad to select from.

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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 – 12 – £2
U12’s – Free (Accompanied with an adult)

We will also be making the 150 Club draw for November at tomorrow’s game.

Weekend Round Up – 17 & 18 November

Saturday 17 November

The Ives record their first win since 25 September with a 2-0 win over Halesowen Town.

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 18 November

The Ladies 1st team Invitational Cup game at home to Peterborough ICA Sports was called off late on as their opponents were unable to raise a team. The Cambs FA have awarded the tie as a home win and the Ladies advance to the next round.

The Ladies Development side were rampant in the morning kick off as they hit double figures with a 10-1 victory at 3rd place Cambridge Rangers to keep them level with Haverhill Rovers at the top of the Cambs Championship South. The goals came from Fran Chapman x4, Megan Stow x3, Jade Carpenter x2 & Connie Hornibrook.

In the EJA League Brown Division the U16 lost 1-4 in a local derby at Godmanchester Town.

The U15 enjoyed a 2-1 victory over Needham Market in the EJA Green Division.

The U14 were beaten by Bury Town in the EJA Brown Division.

The U13 kept their unbeaten record in the Royston Crow League with a 1-1 draw at Plantation Youth.

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

ST IVES TOWN FC V HALESOWEN TOWN FC

EVO-STiK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 17 November 2018 3:00 pm

Match Sponsor – Laser S.O.S

Match Ball Sponsor – Miracle Clinic

The Ives head in to this match looking for their first win since 25 September.

Halesowen are unbeaten in their last 5 games and currently sit in 16th place in the league with 15 points from 12 games. Click here for the ‘Yeltz’ fixtures & results.

On the Ives squad front Ben Seymour Shove trained last night and could feature. Striker Jake Newman set to make his debut.

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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

Striker signs for the Ives

The club are delighted to announce the signing of centre forward Jake Newman.

Goal scorer Newman, 27, joins from Peterborough Sports where he has scored 5 goals this season.

Jake joined Sports in the summer following a very successful season at Kempston Rovers where he hit 35 goals with 24 coming in the league and 11 in cup competitions.

Please join me in welcoming Jake to the club and we all hope your time with us is as successful as with your previous clubs.

Weekend Round Up – 10 & 11 November

Saturday 10 November

The Ives went down 0-2 against in-form King’s Lynn.

Click here for the match report & photos.

Sunday 11 November

The Ladies 1st team had a convincing 9-0 victory over lower league Riverside Ladies in the Cambridgeshire Women’s Invitational Cup. The goals came from Hannah Seymour-Shove x3, Francesca Worrall x3, Jade Carpenter, Stephanie Ransome & Emily Smith.

The Ladies will now play Peterborough ICA Ladies in the 2nd round scheduled for next Sunday 18 November.

The U16s produced a superb performance today including goal of the season from Riley Barratt. Ben Smith grabbed the other goal to beat Takeley 2-0 in the EJA Brown Division.

The U15s lost 1-3 at Haverhill Rovers in the EJA Green Division.

The U14s Challenge Cup game at Grays Athletic was postponed for the second time.

Keeper Conway signs

The club are delighted to announce the signing of goalkeeper Martin Conway.

Conway, 28, joins from Southern League club Kempston Rovers FC. The experienced stopper recently become Kempston most capped player breaking the 300 appearance barrier.

Along with Kempston Rovers, Martin has also had a spell in the conference with Hinckley United.

Martin will join the squad tomorrow and is in line to make his debut away at Kings Lynn Town FC.

Please join me in welcoming Martin to the club and we wish you every success during your time with us.

Match Preview & Squad Details – King’s Lynn Town v St Ives Town

KING’S LYNN TOWN FC v ST IVES TOWN FC

The Evo-Stik League South Premier Central – Saturday 10 November 3pm

The Ives head to Norfolk on the back of being undefeated over 90 minutes for the first time in 8 games having come back from being 3 goals down to being level in the last 15 minutes against Godmanchester Rovers in the Hunts Senior Cup. Albeit we went out of the competition in a penalty shoot out.

After a slow start to the season King’s Lynn are coming in to form and starting to climb the table. It’s the first home game for returning manager Ian Culverhouse of whom we’ve already faced twice this season as he was manager of Grantham Town in our ultimately successful FA Cup meetings back in September.

This fixture has been brought forward from the original date of Tuesday 20 November due to both clubs exiting early in the FA Trophy.

On the Ives squad front, Ben Seymour Shove, Munashe Sundire, Charlie De’Ath, Daniel Moyes and Mark Coulson are all doubts and will be assessed Saturday before the game. Goalkeeper Martin Conway will make his debut after signing from Kempston.

King’s Lynn Town FC
The Walks Stadium
Tennyson Road
King’s Lynn
PE30 5PB

Admission Prices
£13 Adults
£11 Concessions
£8 16-17 & Students
Free U16

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Match Preview – St Ives Town v Godmanchester Rovers

ST IVES TOWN FC V GODMANCHESTER ROVERS FC

HUNTS SENIOR CUP 1/4 FINAL
Tuesday 6 November 2018 7:45 pm

The Ives and Goddy Rovers renew their local rivalry at WWR tonight for their first meeting in over 6 years.

The two sides last met in the final of this competition (which was held at St Neots) back in May 2012 with the Ives running out 3-1 winners.

Godmanchester are currently 4th in the Eastern Counties league with 22 points from 11 games. They are also in the last 64 of the FA Vase.

If the score is level after 90 minutes, the tie will be determined by kicks from the penalty mark.

There will not be a programme produced for this game.

Admission Prices
Adults – £7
Concessions (over 65) – £4
U16’s – £1

Please note that season tickets are not valid for this game.

Golf Day Results – 2 November 2018

ST IVES TOWN F.C. – AUTUMN GOLF DAY 2 NOVEMBER 2018

St Ives Town FC held its second Golf Day this year at St Ives Golf Course  on Friday 2nd November. The major sponsor was Thomas Quinn Chartered Accountants.

12 teams of 4 players took part and the format was Texas Scramble. The weather was benign but the course which was in good condition played long and for most of the teams was a severe test of their ability.

‘Be Seeing You’ were the winners with a net score of 56.5 which included 12 birdies. The team consisted of Barry & Josh Simpson together with Brian Mitcham and Dave Finkle.

The Six Footers finished second with a net score of 57.3 including 11 birdies. The team consisted of Stuart Moore Mark Gifford Steve Webb and Warren Everdell.

There were 6 additional prizes for nearest the hole as follows:-

Hole 1                               Chairmans Champions

Hole 3                               Be Seeing You

Hole 7                              Grimbles Goners

Hole 12                            Six Footers

Hole 13                            Mitchley’s Missing

Hole 16                            Thackers Crackers

The event raised almost £1400 for club funds.

The next event will be held at Lakeside Lodge on Friday 14 June.

Round Up – 3rd, 4th & 5th Nov

Saturday 3 November

The Ives lost their 7th game in a row with a 0-2 defeat at home to in-form Stratford Town.

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 4 November

The Ladies 1st team kept up their unbeaten record in the ERWFL Division 1 with a 4-0 win over Hatfield Peverel Ladies at WWR. The goals came from Harriet Ford, Georgia Stancombe, Katie Stancombe & Tierney Coulson. Captain Hannah Seymour-Shove was awarded ‘Player of the Match’.

The Ladies Development side also won with a 6-1 scoreline at home to Burwell Tiger Ladies in the Cambs Championship South Division.

The U16s enjoyed a 5-0 win at home to Kempston Rovers in the EJA Brown Division with a hat-trick from Ben and 1 a piece from Ollie & Mykov.

The U15s went to Norfolk in the EJA Green Division against a big strong Wroxham side and came away with a 3-3 draw after 2 Goals from Harry Holman and 1 from Tom Smith.

The U14s went out the Hunts County Cup at the 2nd round stage after suffering 1-7 defeat at Feeder FC.

The U13s advanced to the next round of the Hunts County Cup, although no football was played as they were awarded a walkover against Hampton Sports Navy.

Monday 5 November

The U18s kept up their good run of form with a 5-0 win at home to March Town United in the Thurlow Nunn  Youth League West Division.

Click here for the match report.

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

ST IVES TOWN FC V STRATFORD TOWN FC

EVO-STiK LEAGUE SOUTH PREMIER DIVISION CENTRAL
Saturday 3 November 2018 3:00 pm

After 6 successive defeats, the Ives will desperate to stop the rot against the current in-form side of Stratford Town at WWR.

After a slow start to the season, Stratford are currently on a nine game unbeaten run and will no doubt be looking to make that double figures on Saturday. Click here to view Stratford’s fixtures & results.

On the player front Ricky has a full and fit squad to choose from.

In the five times that the clubs have met, the Ives have won once, drawn once and lost three times. The last meeting on 17 April 2018 at WWR resulted in a 6-2 win for Stratford Town.

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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 – 27 & 28 October

Saturday 27 October

The Ives fell at the first hurdle of the FA Trophy going down 1-2 at AFC Rushden & Diamonds.

Click here for the match report.

Sunday 28 October

The Ladies 1st team progressed to the next round of the ERWFL League Cup after coming from 2-4 down to win 5-4 in a pulsating game at Hoddesdon Town Owls Ladies. Tierney Coulson bagged 4 of the goals and a Georgia Stancombe penalty completed the scoring. The win was overshadowed though by a dislocated jaw for Ellie Brown just before halftime.

Click here for the match report.

The U15 also progressed in the EJA Challenge Cup at home to Stowmarket Town on the 3G at the Outdoor Complex. It was 1-1 at full time thanks to an Alfie Lowe goal. The game went to extra time with no further score. It was then on to penalties with 2 fantastic saves from George Driver to win the penalty shoot out 3-2.

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

AFC Rushden & Diamonds FC v St Ives Town FC

The Buildbase FA Trophy 1st Qualifying Round – Saturday 27 October 3pm

Since our last meeting 28 days ago, the 2 clubs have had contrasting fortunes. R&D are unbeaten in their last 4 league games (won 2 & drawn 2), whilst the Ives have been defeated in all 4 games and will go into this match as underdogs.

On the squad front, other than Jarvis Wilson who is unavailable for selection, Ricky has a full squad to choose from.

Should the score be level after 90 minutes, the tie will go to a replay at WWR on Tuesday 30 October 7:45pm k.o.

As this is a FA competition AFC R&D have advised of the following alcohol rules that will be in place for this game.

1.                   No alcohol may be consumed pitch side at any time;
2.                   The Main & Hospitality Bars will close and cease serving from 2:45pm until the final whistle of the game when they will reopen;
3.                   Prior to 2:45pm appointed stewards will be in place by the main bar doors to prevent any alcohol being taken out of the bar areas to ensure Point 1 is adhered to;
4.                   We have two food outlets within the ground which will provide soft drinks only throughout the game; and
5.                   Stewards will be on duty at the turnstiles and may carry out checks to ensure no alcohol is brought into the ground.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds
Hayden Road
Rushden
NN10 0HX

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

Please note that there is not a supporters coach arranged for this match.

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.

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