Holker Old Boys
Guy Heffernan

Current Position: 9th

P W D L F A Pts
36 16 6 14 64 80 54

Current Form: 10th

6 3 0 3 13 16

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
21/04/18Eccleshall (H)L 3-5
16/04/18Bacup Borough (A)W 5-2
14/04/18FC Oswestry Town (A)L 0-4
07/04/18Whitchurch Alport (H)W 4-3
31/03/18Chadderton (H)L 0-2
28/03/18St Helens Town (H)W 1-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
24/04/18Atherton LR (A)19:45
28/04/18Sandbach United (A)15:00
30/04/18Cheadle Town (A)19:45
05/05/18New Mills (H)15:00
07/05/18Silsden AFC (A)15:00
10/05/18Stockport Town (H)19:45

Latest News:

Emblematically Speaking - Holker Old Boys
Ever wondered why a stag's head is featured in the Holker Old Boys club emblem? Stewart Taylor explains.
Managerial Vacancy at Holker Old Boys
Holker Old Boys are looking to recruit a manager/coach for the first team.
Reusch Division One Goalkeeper Of The Month Presentation - Jaroslaw Bitner
Jaroslaw Bitner of Holker Old Boys won the Reusch Division One Goalkeeper of the Month Award for September.
Scott Redhead leaves Holker
Holker Old Boys have announced that first team manager Scott Redhead has left the club.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 12/08/17Whitchurch Alport A15:00L 1-5 Bradley Hubbold (5)
Wed 16/08/17Atherton LR H20:00D 0-0
Sat 19/08/17Abbey Hulton United H15:00L 2-3 Danny Keenan (25)
Danny Keenan (46)
Sat 26/08/17Prestwich Heys A15:00L 0-5
Wed 30/08/17AFC Blackpool H20:00L 0-3
Sat 02/09/17New Mills A15:00L 2-7 Danny Keenan (3)
Tyler Spence (60)
Wed 06/09/17Nelson H19:45W 2-0 Nathan Reid (20)
Brandon Collins (41)
Sat 09/09/17Garforth Town A15:00L 1-3 Nathan Reid (80)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 16/09/17Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00L 1-5 Callum Baynes (65)
Wed 20/09/17Carlisle City H19:45W 2-1 Tyler Spence (45)
Jamie Mellen (81p)
Sat 23/09/17Daisy Hill H15:00W 1-0 Danny Keenan (21)
Wed 27/09/17Bacup Borough H20:00W 3-1 Tyler Spence (34)
Danny Keenan (57)
Robbie Wallace (89)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 30/09/17Chadderton A15:00D 2-2 Robbie Wallace (10)
Nathan McHugh (85)
Sat 07/10/17Eccleshall A15:00W 4-2 Bradley Hubbold (17)
Danny Keenan (46p)
Danny Keenan (47)
Danny Keenan (75)
Wed 11/10/17St Helens TownH19:45Postp
  (The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 1 N)
Thu 12/10/17St Helens Town H20:00L 1-2 Bradley Hubbold (11)
  (The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 1 N)
Sat 14/10/17Litherland REMYCA A15:00L 0-6
Sat 21/10/17Cheadle TownH15:00Postp
Sat 28/10/17Abbey Hulton United A15:00W 3-0 Robbie Wallace (20)
Danny Keenan (28)
Own Goal (42)
Sat 04/11/17Alsager Town H15:00D 0-0
Wed 08/11/17AFC Darwen A20:00L 0-3
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 11/11/17Sandbach United H15:00L 1-2 Danny Keenan (60p)
Thu 16/11/17St Helens Town A19:45W 3-1 Joshua Tweddle (22)
Danny Keenan (63)
Joshua Tweddle (81)
Sat 18/11/17Silsden AFC H15:00W 1-0 Nathan Reid (90)
Wed 22/11/17AFC LiverpoolH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2 N)
Thu 23/11/17AFC LiverpoolH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 25/11/17Alsager Town A15:00L 2-5 Danny Keenan (70)
Thomas Heywood (90)
Tue 28/11/17AFC Blackpool A19:45W 2-1 Jack Stoker (85)
John-Paul Stanway (87)
Sat 02/12/17Litherland REMYCA H15:00W 3-2 Danny Keenan (66)
Nathan Reid (88)
Nathan McHugh (90)
Sat 09/12/17NelsonA15:00Postp
Tue 12/12/17AFC LiverpoolA20:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Wed 13/12/17AFC LiverpoolA20:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 16/12/17Prestwich Heys H15:00D 1-1 Bradley Hubbold (63)
Wed 20/12/17AFC LiverpoolH20:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 23/12/17Cheadle TownH15:00Postp
Wed 27/12/17Carlisle CityA19:45Postp
Sat 30/12/17Atherton LRA15:00Postp
Wed 03/01/18AFC LiverpoolH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 06/01/18Stockport Town A15:00W 3-1 Danny Keenan (1)
Jean-Paul Stanway (30)
Nathan Reid (78)
Tue 09/01/18AFC LiverpoolA20:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 13/01/18Cammell Laird 1907 H15:00L 0-3
Wed 17/01/18AFC Liverpool A20:00L 2-7 Bradley Hubbold (16)
Nathan McHugh (61)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 20/01/18Bacup Borough H15:00W 2-1 John-Paul Stanway (25)
Nathan Reid (60)
Sat 27/01/18FC Oswestry TownH15:00Postp
Mon 29/01/18NelsonA19:45Postp
Sat 03/02/18St Helens TownH15:00Postp
Sat 10/02/18Atherton LRA15:00Postp
Sat 17/02/18Cheadle TownA15:00Postp
Tue 20/02/18Carlisle City A19:45L 1-4 Craig Redhead (63)
Sat 24/02/18FC Oswestry Town H15:00W 6-1 Robbie Wallace (3)
Nathan Reid (19)
John-Paul Stanway (41)
Nathan Reid (42)
John-Paul Stanway (46)
Callum Baynes (79)
Thu 01/03/18Bacup BoroughA20:00Postp
Sat 03/03/18Sandbach UnitedA15:00Postp
Sat 10/03/18Stockport TownH15:00Postp
Sat 17/03/18Cheadle Town H15:00D 2-2 Nathan Reid (1)
Gareth Smith (45)
Mon 19/03/18Nelson A19:45D 1-1 Brandon Collins (10)
Sat 24/03/18Daisy Hill A15:00W 3-0 James Bonner (31)
John Paul Stanway (45)
John Paul Stanway (57)
Wed 28/03/18St Helens Town H19:45W 1-0 John Paul Stanway (38)
Sat 31/03/18Chadderton H15:00L 0-2
Mon 02/04/18Silsden AFCA15:00Postp
Wed 04/04/18Silsden AFCA19:45Postp
Sat 07/04/18Whitchurch Alport H15:00W 4-3 Gareth Smith (28)
James Bonner (48)
Nathan Reid (55)
Craig Redhead (85)
Sat 14/04/18FC Oswestry Town A15:00L 0-4
Mon 16/04/18Bacup Borough A20:00W 5-2 Brandon Collins (17)
Billy Moss (39)
Brandon Collins (50)
Brandon Collins (72)
Joshua Tweddle (90)
Sat 21/04/18Eccleshall H15:00L 3-5 Philip Coombe (11)
Brandon Collins (26)
Bradley Hubbold (59)
Tue 24/04/18Atherton LRA19:45 
Sat 28/04/18Sandbach UnitedA15:00 
Mon 30/04/18Cheadle TownA19:45 
Sat 05/05/18New MillsH15:00 
Mon 07/05/18Silsden AFCA15:00 
Thu 10/05/18Stockport TownH19:45 
TBCStockport TownH19:45 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
12/08/17Whitchurch Alp (A) L 1-5
16/08/17Atherton LR (H) D 0-0
19/08/17Abbey Hulton (H) L 2-3
26/08/17Prestwich Heys (A) L 0-5
30/08/17AFC Blackpool (H) L 0-3
02/09/17New Mills (A) L 2-7
06/09/17Nelson (H) W 2-0
09/09/17Garforth Town (A) L 1-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
16/09/17Cammell Laird (A) L 1-5
20/09/17Carlisle City (H) W 2-1
23/09/17Daisy Hill (H) W 1-0
27/09/17Bacup Borough (H) W 3-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
30/09/17Chadderton (A) D 2-2
07/10/17Eccleshall (A) W 4-2
11/10/17St Helens Town (H) Postp
(The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 1 N)
12/10/17St Helens Town (H) L 1-2
(The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 1 N)
14/10/17Lith REMYCA (A) L 0-6
21/10/17Cheadle Town (H) Postp
28/10/17Abbey Hulton (A) W 3-0
04/11/17Alsager Town (H) D 0-0
08/11/17AFC Darwen (A) L 0-3
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
11/11/17Sandbach (H) L 1-2
16/11/17St Helens Town (A) W 3-1
18/11/17Silsden AFC (H) W 1-0
22/11/17AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2 N)
23/11/17AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
25/11/17Alsager Town (A) L 2-5
28/11/17AFC Blackpool (A) W 2-1
02/12/17Lith REMYCA (H) W 3-2
09/12/17Nelson (A) Postp
12/12/17AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
13/12/17AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
16/12/17Prestwich Heys (H) D 1-1
20/12/17AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
23/12/17Cheadle Town (H) Postp
27/12/17Carlisle City (A) Postp
30/12/17Atherton LR (A) Postp
03/01/18AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
06/01/18Stockport Town (A) W 3-1
09/01/18AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
13/01/18Cammell Laird (H) L 0-3
17/01/18AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-7
(The Macron Cup 2)
20/01/18Bacup Borough (H) W 2-1
27/01/18FC Oswestry (H) Postp
29/01/18Nelson (A) Postp
03/02/18St Helens Town (H) Postp
10/02/18Atherton LR (A) Postp
17/02/18Cheadle Town (A) Postp
20/02/18Carlisle City (A) L 1-4
24/02/18FC Oswestry (H) W 6-1
01/03/18Bacup Borough (A) Postp
03/03/18Sandbach (A) Postp
10/03/18Stockport Town (H) Postp
17/03/18Cheadle Town (H) D 2-2
19/03/18Nelson (A) D 1-1
24/03/18Daisy Hill (A) W 3-0
28/03/18St Helens Town (H) W 1-0
31/03/18Chadderton (H) L 0-2
02/04/18Silsden AFC (A) Postp
04/04/18Silsden AFC (A) Postp
07/04/18Whitchurch Alp (H) W 4-3
14/04/18FC Oswestry (A) L 0-4
16/04/18Bacup Borough (A) W 5-2
21/04/18Eccleshall (H) L 3-5
24/04/18Atherton LR (A) 19:45
28/04/18Sandbach (A) 15:00
30/04/18Cheadle Town (A) 19:45
05/05/18New Mills (H) 15:00
07/05/18Silsden AFC (A) 15:00
10/05/18Stockport Town (H) 19:45
TBCStockport Town (H)

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Patrick Allington0000000
Todd Bamber0000000
Callum Baynes16811010
Nicholas Beach (GK)1000000
James Bonner23020030
Jordan Brough0100000
Brandon Collins102060012
Philip Coombe10010002
Harry Copeland (GK)13000001
Jamie Cowan0100000
Mark Daly0000000
Stuart Dixon (GK)0000000
Daniel Exley0100000
Callum Fawcett0000000
Stephen Forbes0000000
Morgan Gwynne0000000
Guy Heffernan1000000
Aaron Helliwell0000000
Thomas Heywood25110073
Jamie Hodgson1200000
Bradley Hubbold41060035
Thomas Jefferson0400000
Edijs Juasko1000000
Jamie Kay0000000
Stephen Kay0000000
Danny Keenan262140002
Callum Liddicott (GK)1000000
Ross Liddicott (GK)5000000
Callum Livingstone6300000
Ben Macdonald0000000
Troy Magee2200110
Nathan McHugh52003001
Harry Mellen25200020
Jamie Mellen2010001
Jamie Molloy (GK)4000000
Kerry Morrow0000000
Benjamin Morsby (GK)3000000
Billy Moss7210021
Robert Parker13300050
Daniel Pattinson0000000
Jamie Pattinson3000000
Christopher Pearce (GK)11000002
Benedict Rebello1000010
Craig Redhead8020010
Nathan Reid331100075
Ryan Rodgers0100000
David Round3100000
Daniel Sawyer0000000
Gareth Smith33020154
Tyler Spence7130002
John-Paul Stanway25180050
Wylliam Stanway2500000
Samuel Stephens (GK)3000000
Jack Stoker0101000
Joshua Tweddle12421150
Robbie Wallace12631001
Craig warburton0100000
Kevin Watkin26200143
Joshua Woodend29100011
Macaulay Woods0000000
Christopher Wraighte0000000
Paul Wrathall2200000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Rachel Cox 
Glyn Dixon 
Guy Heffernan 
Maurice Watkin 

Matchday Information

Ground: Rakesmoor

Address: Rakesmoor Lane, Hawcoat, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2017/18 Admission Prices:

Programme Price:

Directions: M6 to junction 36, A590 to Barrow until you reach Kimberley-Clark Paper Mill. Turn 1st left into Bank Lane, signposted Hawcoat and Barrow Golf Club, At the T junction turn left into Rakesmoor Lane. Ground 200 yards on the right.

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Nearest Railway: Barrow-in-Furness

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: Number 1 Bus from Barrow-in-Furness Town Centre to Hospital

Parking Facilities: Parking is available next to ground

Ground Facilities: The Ground is open up to 3 Hours before KO on match days. There is a bar serving hot drinks, cold drinks, alcohol & snacks - Toilets - SkySports & BT TV - Seating Stand

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: Rakesmoor

Address: Rakesmoor Lane, Hawcoat, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176

Website: http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/holkeroldboys/

Twitter: @Official_HOBAFC

Registered Colours: Green Shirts, White Shorts, Green Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Orange Shirt, Black Shorts, Orange Socks

Alternative Colours: Blue Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Black Shorts, Yellow Socks

Secretary: Rachel Cox

Chairman: Maurice Watkin

Manager: Guy Heffernan

Programme Editor: Dave Smith

Committee / Directors: Maurice Watkin, Rachel Cox, David Smith, Alan Wilson, Michelle Askew, Paul Cresswell, John Maxfield, Julie Livingston, Paul Bundy

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1936

Record Attendance: 2,303 v. F.C. United of Manchester, 2005

Previous Leagues:

North Western League
Furness Premier League
West Lancashire League


West Lancashire League Champions: 1986/87
Lancashire F.A. Amateur Shield Winners: 1988/89, 1990/91

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