Herewith the latest news from around the club
Tyrone Baker leaves the Ives
Tyrone Baker has had his contract cancelled and has left the club to sign for Potters Bar Town. Tyrone has been with the club since November 2021 after signing from Basildon United, and his impressive and consistent performances over the last two years saw him sign a contract ahead of the start of this season. However, he has seen his appearances become restricted this season and has now moved on to pastures new. Commenting on his departure, Ives manager Ricky Marheineke said “We are sad to see Tyrone leave the club. Unfortunately, the beginning of this season has not gone the way we had hoped and his appearances in the squad have become limited due to the formation we have been playing. That has understandably led to some frustration due to his lack of game time. Therefore, we have agreed to cancel his contract to allow him to move and we wish him well at his new club”.
Culkin also departs
The club can confirm that Murphy Culkin has also departed the Quattro-Tech Westwood Road. Murphy joined the Ives at the beginning of the season after playing at Redditch United last year. He has left to join Biggleswade Town, and we wish him well for the future.
FA Trophy Draw
Following the Ives 3-1 victory over Marine yesterday, they will be in the hat for the second round draw of the Isuzu FA Trophy. The draw will take place on Monday lunchtime and details will be made available on the club website and social media.
Next First Team Fixture
Don’t forget the first team have a Hunts Senior Cup clash at Eaton Socon this Tuesday, 31 October. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.
Victories for the Reserves & A Team
The reserves and A team recorded victories on Saturday. The reserves beat Linton Granta reserves 3-2. The result moves them up to fourth in Cambs League, Senior B Table. The A team won 1-0 in a league match at Crusaders 2019. The victory moves the A Team up to fifth in the table
Plenty of football action for our youth teams over the weekend. Starting with the under 12’s, and they lost 2-1 in their latest league fixture at Bourne Town. The under 13’s had a day to forget as they lost 5-0 at home to Needham Market. Following their 10-0 victory last week, the under 14’s went goal crazy again as they recorded a 9-2 victory at Leiston. The result puts the Ives five points clear at the top of the table. The under 15’s also recorded a victory in Suffolk as they returned home with a 2-0 win at Needham Market. The under 16’s had Friday night cup action and and won 2-0 to progress through to the next round of the RT Litho Cup.
Defeat for the Ladies Second Team
The Ladies second team couldn’t build on their cup win last week as they sadly fell to a 8-1 defeat at home to Waterbeach Colts. The result leaves the Ives ninth in the table.
Christmas Draw & NYE Tickets
Don’t forget on a matchday that you can purchase a square in our Christmas Draw. The squares are £1.00 each with a number of prizes on offer. The draw will take place at the Kettering game on Boxing Day. Tickets for the club New Years Eve Party and Disco are also available at just £5.00. Contact Gareth Chapman on 07754 601146 for more information.
A reminder that the 150 Club starts again in November. It’s £50.00 to take part and that number is yours for the season. First prize each month is £150.00. If you want to take part contact Phil Moore firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
A big thank you to everyone who contributed to the ‘Coats 4 Kids’ bucket collection held by the Rotary Club of St Ives during the game against Marine yesterday. They collected the total of £205.31 and have passed on their thanks to everyone who gave so generously.