Category: General Club 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.

Match Preview – St Ives Town U18 v Fenstanton Youth U17

ST IVES TOWN U18 V FENSTANTON YOUTH U17

Hunts FA U18 Cup Final – Friday 29 April 19:45

Tonight sees our U18s compete in their chance for some silverware this season as they take on Fenstanton U17s in the Hunts FA U18 Cup at Eynesbury Rovers FC.

Route to the Final

1st Round
St Ives Town U18 H-W* Huntingdon Town U18 (*Home Win – Walkover)
Fenstanton Youth U17 – Bye

2nd Round
St Ives Town U18 12-3 
Eynesbury Rovers U18
Godmanchester Rovers U18 1-1 (4-5 pens) Fenstanton Youth U17

Quarter Finals
St Ives Town U18 2-1 
Hemingford Colts U17
Fenstanton Youth U17 5-2 St Neots Town Youth U17 Sky

Semi Finals
St Ives Town U18 1-0 ICA Sports Youth U18
Eaton Socon U17 Colts 0-2 Fenstanton Youth U17

Eynesbury Rovers FC
The Alfred Hall Memorial Ground
Hall Road
Eynesbury
PE19 2SF

Admission Prices
Adults – £2
Concessions – £1
U12 – Free

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)
*Pay at the gate (cash only)

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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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The Thomas Quinn St Ives Town FC Golf Day – Friday 6 May 2022

The Thomas Quinn St Ives Town FC Golf Day

Friday 6 May 2022 at Pidley Golf Course

St Ives Town FC in association with Thomas Quinn are pleased to announce that after a 2 year absence our golf day is back.

DATE – Friday 6 May 2022

VENUE – Lakeside Lodge Pidley

AGENDA – Bacon Roll & Coffee on arrival. 18 Hole round of golf. Superb buffet (second to none) at the football club. Prize giving.

FORMAT – Teams of 4 playing Texas Scramble. Minimum of 3 drives per player.

COST – £50 per head.

Please contact Vic Moseley on 07950 756409 for further details.

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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Quattro-Tech Ltd become stadium sponsors of Westwood Road

St Ives Town FC are delighted to announce the continuation of our exciting and very successful Partnership with Quattro-Tech Ltd, with the fantastic news that they are to become our new stadium sponsors.

Quattro-Tech are an automotive business based in St.Ives and were founded in 2013. To have the greatly enhanced support of such a well-respected, well established and successful company is outstanding news for the club. The deal will run until the summer of 2024 and they will continue to provide their array of services at discounted rates to all club sponsors and season ticket holders. Discounts will be agreed on an individual basis and sight of a current season is all that is required.

Mark Taylor SITFC Commercial Director stated ‘It is brilliant news for the club to have not only the continued backing of such a successful and well thought of local business but on such an enhanced basis. This really helps to underpin the continued growth and progression of the club. We really look forward to working with QT and developing our great relationship for many years to come.

Justin Reason Director at Quattro-Tech added, Quattro-Tech are delighted to further our relationship with St Ives FC. Supporting local organisations is key for Quattro-Tech to give something back to the local community who have supported our business over many years. New investment in the club has seen the development of the Westwood Road facilities, promoting the club to a daily useable sports venue for the town, in addition to providing a premiership quality surface for all local football clubs to use not just the St Ives FC teams. A local community club that Quattro-Tech are proud to associate with and look forward to working together in future successful years for the club.

Quattro-Tech (QT) is your main dealer alternative for Volkswagon, Audi, SEAT, Skoda and VW commercials, using genuine VWG or original equipment parts to service, repair and maintain your vehicle whilst upholding your manufacturer’s warranty and service record. QT can offer a range of performance enhancing upgrades for a large number of the VWG vehicles through their performance partners Revo (exclusive partnership in Cambridgeshire who are market leaders in delivering switchable performance re-map software/hardware) and other performance suppliers.

QT offer a highly competitive, personal and direct service. They deliver exceptional value for money, demonstrate vast knowledge and experience, latest equipment and a customer centric approach. This gives QT the edge on competitors.

Quattro-Tech cars gives a fantastic buying experience in the used car buying arena. All cars are hand picked by their experts followed by a structured check over by the brand trained technical specialist and an MOT. All designed to give the customer real peace of mind that you are buying a quality used car.

Quattro-Tech Vanwerks offer bespoke Camper van conversions offering positive, sustainable innovation to the campervan market. Have it exactly as you want it – We can design a conversion to meet your exact needs. We only use the best components and materials to ensure you’re getting a product that’s going to be reliable so you don’t have to worry when you’re on holiday.

St Ives club captain Brett Solkhon (left) with Justin Reason of Quattro-Tech and Mark Taylor of St Ives Town Marketing.

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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