Monthly Archives: April 2022

The Lang Jacks share the points against Aycliffe to claim their highest league finish

Whickham finished their season with a point after being held to a goalless draw against Newton Aycliffe at The Beaumont Landscapes Stadium. A win for the visitors would have seen them leapfrog the hosts in the league table in their final match of the season. The home team had the best chance of the game […]

Jack the lad – A talented player with big-screen ambitions

This week I spoke with the confident, determined, and intriguing character that is Jack Robson. WRITES ADAM TONES. Jack has played for all three of the North East’s biggest clubs, the football-mad striker has eyes on stardom as well as nailing down his starting spot for Whickham.   The boy with an eye for the big […]

Whickham 3-0 Guisborough Town: Lang Jacks home finale ends in comfortable win

A brace from captain Zak Atkinson and one from his partner in crime Scott Robson ensured the Lang Jacks ended their last game of the season with a comfortable victory over Guisborough Town. After a shaky opening 15 minutes from the home side, Atkinson opened the scoring after a shot by Jamie Dunn landed at […]

Lang Jacks look to finish the season off strong in their final home match.

Whickham will take to the First Mortgage Glebe pitch for the final time this season on Saturday as they welcome Guisborough Town in the Ebac Northern League. WRITES ADAM TONES. Tony Fawcett’s team will be looking to finish the season unbeaten at home since his arrival back in October.  The Lang Jacks recorded an impressive […]

A strong second-half display gives the Lang Jacks all three points

Whickham produced a brilliant second-half display to come from behind and take all three points against Northallerton Town in an impressive 3-1 victory. In a game where conditions were tough, the home team took the lead through Dale Hopson after just 15 minutes.  Whickham responded in the second half thanks to two-headed finishes from Zak […]

An impressive first six months but the coaches set the standards high as they target trophies next season

In part two we will speak with a former teammate of Jay-Jay Okocha, an FA Vase winner and the man who makes the team tick. WRITES ADAM TONES. First up is Simon Moody, the Whickham assistant coach has been a close friend of Tony (Fawcett) for several years and was delighted to join the Lang Jacks.  […]

Eyes on the prize – The gaffer has big aims he plans to deliver

This week I spoke with the formidable four about their journey into football, a reflection on their first six months in the role and their ambitious plans moving into next season. WRITES ADAM TONES. Tony Fawcett, Simon Moody, Wayne Buchanan and Chris Bannon came together as one at the back end of October 2021 for […]

Northallerton v Whickham: Lang Jacks look for immediate response to Saturday’s disappointment

After suffering their first defeat of the calendar year at the hands of Seaham last time out, Whickham look for a quick response as they travel to face Northallerton in their penultimate away fixture of the season. With Wednesday’s opponents sitting a lowely 17th in the Ebac Northern League, manager Tony Fawcett and the lads […]

Lang Jacks suffer first league defeat of the year after a heated encounter against Seaham Red Star

Whickham’s ten-game unbeaten run in the league came to an end following a 1-0 away defeat to Seaham Red Star on Saturday. WRITES ADAM TONES. In a scrappy heated encounter with both teams struggling to get a hold of the game, it was the home team who found a breakthrough just before the hour mark.  The […]