It’s Too Close To Call, Says Top Beverley Pundit

November 25, 2011

Local pride makes Saturday’s clash between Hodgsons and Beverley Town almost impossible to predict, says one local footballing expert. Former Beverley United manager Daniel Williams is well used to the passion displayed in derby matches, having been involved in so many during his tenure as manager of one of Beverley’s most successful teams. Like many, Williams is 24 days into his ‘Movember’ challenge, but is refusing to allow an itchy…


Tanners Come From Behind To Chalk Up First Win

September 3, 2011

Hodgsons FC secured their first win in the Humber Premier League by beating Chalk Lane 3 – 2 at Hull University. The Tanners did it the hard way coming from behind turning a 2 – 1 half time deficit around to secure a much needed three points. Denis Edgar, Danny Cartwright were on target for the Tanners with Adam Foster scoring the winner with just four minutes left to play,…


Late Cartwright Strike Earns Tanners A Draw

August 31, 2011

A last minute strike from Danny Cartwright salvaged a point for Hodgsons FC as they drew with 2 – 2 North Cave in the Humber Premier League. The Tanners were missing Ben Daniels who suffered back injury from a ‘freak’ accident. The Central defender strained his back while lifting his auntie’s dog bed though was on the touch line to add his moral support. Centre forward Adam Foster was also…


Foster Brace Helps Tanners To Victory

July 9, 2011

Hodgsons FC have kicked off their pre-season as they beat Hessle sport 4 – 1 at Longcroft School. Tanners front man Adam Foster picked up where he left off as he scored two of the goals for Hodgsons FC with play maker Danny Cartwright and Shaun Gibson scoring a goal each.


Hastings: The Banter Was Spot On

April 27, 2011

Hodgsons FC boss Lee Hastings told “the banter was spot on” during Sunday’s fund-raising cross-sport encounter with Beverley ARLC. The town’s sports fans flocked to the Beverley Leisure Centre to watch the sides first play rugby league and then play football. Honours were even as the Blue and Golds ran out 4-3 winners in the rugby, then The Tanners claimed their revenge to win the football 2-1. But sport…


Tanners Show Spirit In Charity Rugby Clash

April 25, 2011

A big crowd enjoyed an Easter Sunday to remember when Hodgsons FC and Beverley ARLC clashed in a charity football/ rugby league extravaganza at Beverley Leisure Centre. The touchline was crammed with supporters of both clubs – plus a fair number of neutrals – enjoying a beer or five on another lovely spring day. And they weren’t let down by the quality of sport on display. The two teams first…


Hastings: Watch Out Beverley Town

April 19, 2011

Hodgsons boss Lee Hastings has already cranked up the pressure on local rivals Beverley Town after his side clinched the Humber Premier League Division One title tonight. A proud Hastings watched on in delight as goals from Shaun Gibson and Danny Cartwright sealed a deserved 2-0 victory over a battling Long Riston side. It made it back-to-back promotions for The Tanners and they can now look forward to challenging established…


Gibson Stunner Clinches Title For Hodgsons

April 19, 2011

A moment of Cristiano Ronaldo-esque brilliance from Shaun Gibson proved the catalyst for Hodgson FC’s championship-clinching defeat of Long Riston tonight. The Tanners stormed to a comprehensive 2-0 victory over their East Riding rivals in a hard-fought encounter that proved without doubt they deserve their place at the top table of the Humber Premier League. With home keeper Mark Stanley in fantastic form despite playing his sixth game in 11…


Representatives Beaten by Hull Mens League in Final

April 12, 2011

A strong contingent of local players couldn’t stop the East Riding County League representative losing in the final of the British Legion Cup recently. Six players – five from champions-elect Hodgsons and one from Beverley Town – were in the ERCL team that narrowly lost 2-0 to a Hull Mens Sunday League Select XI. The team was managed by Hodgsons FC inspirational boss Lee Hastings, along with Forum FC’s Jamie…


Tanners Put Six Past Inter at Longcroft

March 28, 2011

Hodgsons FC gained another valuable three points in their push for the Humber Premier League Division One league title as they turned over Inter Charter 6-3. The Tanners overcame a determined Inter side that never stopped working from start to finish, but they did give the ball away on numerous occasions to emphasise their lowly position in the table. The home side had to wait until the 13th minute to…


Daniels Scores Twice as Hodgsons Set Up Title Showdown With Cave

March 26, 2011

Hodgsons FC now have control over their own destiny after thumping Inter Charter 6–3 at Longcroft this afternoon. The Tanners never looked in any trouble in this game with Steve Grantham giving the home side the lead within the first ten minutes. Danny Cartwright added a further two goals as the Tanners blasted their way to a three goal lead at half time. Inter pulled one back after the break…


Tanners Move Fifteen Points Clear With Home Win

February 26, 2011

Hodgsons FC claimed another three championship points as they beat Kingburn FC 3 – 0 in the Humber Premier League Division 1. The first half was nothing special however the Tanners did look the most likely to score as they created chances but Adam Foster,Daniel Atkinson, Danny Cartwright and Paul Silvester were all unable to convert. All the games goals came in the second half with Paul Silvester, Rob Northern…


Hodgsons Open Up 12 Point Lead With Away Win

February 7, 2011

The gap has now been stretched to 12 points at the top of Humber Premier League Division 1. North Cave do have games in hand to draw level, but the Hodgsons FC manager, Lee Hastings, would much rather have the points on the board. Hastings said this; “We have opened up a nice gap between us and North Cave. I would much rather be where we are than chasing down…


Hastings Confident Ahead of Trip to Brough

February 3, 2011

Hodgsons FC travel to Blackburn Sports Club to face North Ferriby Athletic knowing a win will open massive lead at the top of the Humber Premier Division One. The Tanners currently sit top of the table with 40 points and, should they complete the double over North Ferriby, will go 12 points clear at the top. Hodgsons FC manager Lee Hastings said:  “I have a full squad to choose from…


Sweet Revenge for the Tanners!

January 23, 2011

Hodgsons gained sweet revenge against the only team to beat them this season in superb fashion. Bransholme Athletic had beaten the tanners 4-3 in November, but there was to be no repeat this time round as the away side fired in 7 goals, with leading scorer Adam Foster bagging 4 for himself. Hodgsons set about the game in a determined fashion, closing down the opposition quickly. Going forward Hodgsons looked…


Tanners Earn a Draw Away at North Cave

January 15, 2011

Hodgsons FC travelled to North Cave where they played their first league match of 2011. The Tanners returning to the ground where they won the league title last season had a much tougher fixture in this top of the table clash with Cave. Hodgsons opened the scoring after Adam Foster played Danny Cartwright in; Cartwright calmly lifted the ball over the stranded North Cave keeper giving the Tanners a first…


Looking Back at 2010: Hodgsons FC

December 30, 2010

Hodgsons FC will end 2010 flying high as they top the Humber Premier League Division 1. The Tanners started 2010 after a long lay-off when their pitch at the Beverley Leisure Centre became unplayable. Hodgsons did not play their first game until January 30th when they entertained Goole Office losing 2 – 4. By the end February Hodgsons had recovered.  They progressed to the semi-finals of the East Riding Senior…