Monthly Archives: July 2022

Youth section heading in the right direction

I spoke with development coach Chris Dale on the club’s plans for the youth section as well as the club’s vision moving forward. WRITES ADAM TONES.  Chris joined Whickham two years ago from Fellside and has five years of experience coaching and developing the next generation of players.  Dale has the vision and passion to […]

Northern League football is back – Match Preview – Tow Law Town vs Whickham FC 

Tow Law welcome Whickham to Ironworks Road for their first match back in the Ebac Northern League Division One on Saturday afternoon. The teams will be looking to pick up from where they left off last season having both had successful campaigns.  Whickham come into the match having played six pre-season friendlies. The Lang Jacks […]

Fawcett is ready to get the new season underway 

The start of the 2022-2023 Northern League season is fast approaching. I spoke with manager Tony Fawcett as he reflects on his first pre-season with the club. WRITES ADAM TONES. Fawcett has been delighted with his player’s commitment, attitude, and willingness to improve during the club’s pre-season schedule.  Over the past five weeks, Tony and […]

A full-back ready to get right back into the thick of things

This week I spoke with Whickham’s Mr ever-present Tom Howard. The interview covers the right-back’s days with Sunderland, his passion for Whickham, and his previous on-field battles with two England internationals. WRITES ADAM TONES. Howard is a tough tackling, forward-thinking full-back with a strong mindset to be the best at what he does both on […]