Holker Old Boys
FORMED
1936
MANAGER
Kevin Watkin
GROUND
Rakesmoor
TWITTER
@Official_HOBAFC

Current Position: 18th

P W D L F A Pts
37 9 4 24 53 109 31

Current Form: 12th

P W D L F A
6 2 0 4 11 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
22/04/19AFC Blackpool (H)W 5-0
20/04/19Chadderton (H)W 3-0
13/04/19Nelson (A)L 1-2
27/03/19Steeton (A)L 1-2
23/03/19AFC Darwen (H)L 0-3
16/03/19Lower Breck (A)L 1-7

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
27/04/19Longridge Town (A)15:00

Latest News:

Holker Old Boys celebrate 1000 games
A special presentation was made to Holker Old Boys on Saturday, to commemorate the club's achievement in playing 1000 games in our League.
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.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Steeton H15:00L 1-2 Nathan Reid (35)
Tue 07/08/18Carlisle City A20:00L 1-2 Nathan McHugh (40)
Sat 11/08/18Ashton Town H15:00L 0-2
Sat 18/08/18Nelson H15:00L 0-4
Wed 22/08/18Cleator Moor Celtic H19:45L 0-4
Sat 25/08/18Avro A15:00L 0-6
Mon 27/08/18Daisy Hill H15:00D 3-3 Jamie Hodgson (15)
John-Paul Stanway (25)
Jake Carter (31)
Sat 01/09/18Prestwich Heys H15:00L 0-2
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 08/09/18Garstang H15:00Aband
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Wed 12/09/18Garstang H20:00L 0-5
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Sat 15/09/18Longridge Town H15:00L 2-11 Brandon Collins (78)
Craig Warburton (82)
Sat 22/09/18St Helens Town A15:00L 0-9
Tue 25/09/18Southport H19:45L 2-5 Nathan McHugh (13)
Morgan Gwynne (57)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 29/09/18Garstang H15:00L 0-4
Sat 06/10/18Atherton LR H15:00W 5-0 Joseph Bradbury (30)
Christopher Wraighte (39)
Nathan Reid (67)
Christopher Wraighte (70)
Robbie Wallace (89)
Wed 10/10/18Carlisle City H20:00L 3-5 Nathan Reid (9)
Gareth Smith (33)
John-Paul Stanway (48)
Sat 13/10/18AFC BlackpoolA15:00Postp
Sat 20/10/18Lower Breck H15:00L 0-9
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Wed 24/10/18Garstang A19:45D 2-2 John-Paul Stanway (66)
James Bonner (90+7)
Sat 27/10/18AFC Darwen A15:00L 1-2 John Paul Stanway (16)
Tue 30/10/18Cleator Moor Celtic A19:45L 0-1
Sat 03/11/18Atherton LR A15:00W 1-0 Nathan Reid (47)
Sat 10/11/18ShelleyH15:00Postp
Tue 13/11/18AFC Blackpool A19:45D 2-2 Tyler Wood (7)
Kevin Watkin (12)
Sat 17/11/18AFC Liverpool A15:00W 2-1 John Paul Stanway (2)
Tyler Wood (27)
Sat 24/11/18Shelley A15:00L 1-3 Nathan Reid (82)
Sat 01/12/18Prestwich Heys A15:00L 0-6
Sat 08/12/18Bacup Borough H15:00W 2-1 John-Paul Stanway (19)
John-Paul Stanway (32)
Sat 15/12/18Ashton TownA15:00Postp
Sat 22/12/18NelsonA15:00Postp
Sat 29/12/18Prestwich Heys H15:00L 0-4
Sat 05/01/19Avro H15:00L 0-3
Sat 12/01/19Chadderton A15:00L 0-5
Tue 15/01/19Ashton Town A19:45L 1-2 Robbie Wallace (26)
Sat 19/01/19Daisy Hill A15:00W 3-0 Gareth Smith (23)
John Paul Stanway (65)
John Paul Stanway (89)
Tue 22/01/19NelsonA19:45Postp
Sat 26/01/19Lower Breck H15:00W 6-2 Robbie Wallace (12)
Brandon Collins (17)
Philip Coombe (30)
Philip Coombe (39p)
Philip Coombe (66)
Nathan Reid (84)
Sat 02/02/19AFC LiverpoolH15:00Postp
Sat 09/02/19Shelley H15:00L 0-2
Sat 16/02/19Bacup Borough A15:00L 1-3 John Paul Stanway (40)
Sat 23/02/19St Helens Town H15:00W 2-1 John-Paul Stanway (39p)
John-Paul Stanway (41p)
Sat 02/03/19AFC Liverpool H15:00D 3-3 Brandon Collins (43)
Robbie Wallace (68)
John-Paul Stanway (73)
Sat 09/03/19SteetonA15:00Postp
Sat 16/03/19Lower Breck A15:00L 1-7 Brad Hubbold (88)
Sat 23/03/19AFC Darwen H15:00L 0-3
Wed 27/03/19Steeton A20:00L 1-2 John-Paul Stanway (43)
Sat 13/04/19Nelson A15:00L 1-2 Gareth Smith (53)
Sat 20/04/19ChaddertonH15:00W 3-0 John-Paul Stanway (5)
John-Paul Stanway (47)
Nathan Reid (78)
Mon 22/04/19AFC BlackpoolH15:00W 5-0 John-Paul Stanway (2)
John-Paul Stanway (3)
Bradley Hubbold (27)
John-Paul Stanway (55)
Bradley Hubbold (65)
Sat 27/04/19Longridge TownA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Steeton (H) L 1-2
07/08/18Carlisle City (A) L 1-2
11/08/18Ashton Town (H) L 0-2
18/08/18Nelson (H) L 0-4
22/08/18Cleator Moor (H) L 0-4
25/08/18Avro (A) L 0-6
27/08/18Daisy Hill (H) D 3-3
01/09/18Prestwich Heys (H) L 0-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
08/09/18Garstang (H) Aband
(The First Division Cup 1)
12/09/18Garstang (H) L 0-5
(The First Division Cup 1)
15/09/18Longridge Town (H) L 2-11
22/09/18St Helens Town (A) L 0-9
25/09/18Southport (H) L 2-5
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
29/09/18Garstang (H) L 0-4
06/10/18Atherton LR (H) W 5-0
10/10/18Carlisle City (H) L 3-5
13/10/18AFC Blackpool (A) Postp
20/10/18Lower Breck (H) L 0-9
(The Macron Cup 1)
24/10/18Garstang (A) D 2-2
27/10/18AFC Darwen (A) L 1-2
30/10/18Cleator Moor (A) L 0-1
03/11/18Atherton LR (A) W 1-0
10/11/18Shelley (H) Postp
13/11/18AFC Blackpool (A) D 2-2
17/11/18AFC Liverpool (A) W 2-1
24/11/18Shelley (A) L 1-3
01/12/18Prestwich Heys (A) L 0-6
08/12/18Bacup Borough (H) W 2-1
15/12/18Ashton Town (A) Postp
22/12/18Nelson (A) Postp
29/12/18Prestwich Heys (H) L 0-4
05/01/19Avro (H) L 0-3
12/01/19Chadderton (A) L 0-5
15/01/19Ashton Town (A) L 1-2
19/01/19Daisy Hill (A) W 3-0
22/01/19Nelson (A) Postp
26/01/19Lower Breck (H) W 6-2
02/02/19AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
09/02/19Shelley (H) L 0-2
16/02/19Bacup Borough (A) L 1-3
23/02/19St Helens Town (H) W 2-1
02/03/19AFC Liverpool (H) D 3-3
09/03/19Steeton (A) Postp
16/03/19Lower Breck (A) L 1-7
23/03/19AFC Darwen (H) L 0-3
27/03/19Steeton (A) L 1-2
13/04/19Nelson (A) L 1-2
20/04/19Chadderton (H) W 3-0
22/04/19AFC Blackpool (H) W 5-0
27/04/19Longridge Town (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Patrick Allington0000000
Macauley Barclay0000000
Jay Barker (GK)9000000
Callum Baynes15200000
James Bonner29110220
Adam Bowes0000000
Joseph Bradbury18110040
Jordan Brough0500000
Graham Capstick0100010
Jake Carter1010000
Brandon Collins22440032
David Cook0100000
Philip Coombe10330002
Harry Copeland (GK)2000001
Jamie Cowan0000000
Kane Fitch4000000
Jack Furness0200000
Morgan Gwynne1010000
Guy Heffernan0000000
Aaron Helliwell0000000
Thomas Heywood19100050
Jamie Hodgson8610021
Bradley Hubbold10010003
Joshua Jones6900011
Jack Leeder (GK)0000000
Ross Liddicott (GK)2000000
Samuel Lightfoot1300000
Troy Magee4800020
David Mansergh1000000
Nathan McHugh6320000
Harry Mellen33100020
Jamie Mellen8000021
Gwynne Morgan0000000
Billy Moss5100020
Robert Parker5200010
Christopher Pearce (GK)0000000
Benedict Rebello0000000
Craig Redhead0000000
Nathan Reid25060166
David Robinson1000000
Daniel Sawyer3000000
Christian Sloan0000000
Gareth Smith32130013
Luke Smith1000000
Paul Southward0000000
William Speers-Heywood1400000
Christian Squire0200000
John-Paul Stanway271150133
Samuel Stephens (GK)26000213
Jack Stoker10500011
David Swarbrick0000000
Charley Thompson0200000
Owen Thompson1000000
Robbie Wallace16640001
Craig Warburton8101000
Kevin Watkin25110152
Samuel Williamson (GK)1000000
Tyler Wood24320022
Joshua Woodend4000000
Christopher Wraighte5020013
Paul Wrathall0000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Graham Capstick 
Glyn Dixon 
Guy Heffernan 
Sean Mellen 
Paul Southward 
Kevin Watkin 
Maurice Watkin 

Matchday Information

Ground: Rakesmoor

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

Postcode: LA14 4QB

Telephone: 01229 828176


Midweek Night: Wednesday

2018/19 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions. Under 16`s FREE

Programme Price: £1.00

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 an hour before kick off 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: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Alternative Colours: Royal Blue Shirts, Royal Blue Shorts, Royal Blue Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Orange Shirt, Orange Shorts, Orange Socks


Secretary: Rachel Cox

Chairman: Maurice Watkin

Manager: Kevin Watkin

Programme Editor: David Smith

Committee / Directors: Maurice Watkin, Rachel Cox, David Smith, Alan Wilson, Julie Livingston, Paul Bundy, John Squire, Paul Bones


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

Honours:

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

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