Midweek action returns as Whickham play their third consecutive game at The Glebe, as Thornaby make the long journey north on Tuesday evening.
The visitors, who finished third last season, currently sit second bottom this campaign. They have also taken a three point deduction following the fielding of an ineligible player.
Former manager Paul Edwards departed the club following a defeat to Northallerton on Friday.
The club from Teeside are yet to draw a game this season and have only won four.
Striker Craig Hutchinson has found the net seven times this season and his younger brother Alex also has three.
Whickham will be looking to enter the top half of the table with a win.
After being left to rue many missed chances against Carlisle City on Saturday, the Lang Jacks looked on an upwards trajectory after some disappointing performances in recent weeks.
Kick off 7.30, Tuesday 18th October – The First Mortgage Glebe