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Whitley Bay 2-1 Whickham FC: A goal in each half seals Lang Jacks opening day defeat

Whickham fall short on the opening day of the Northern League 2021/22 season after defeat to Whitley Bay at Hillheads Park. The home side took the lead after twelve minutes when Richard Coulson rounded Jack Norton and tapped home. Bay doubled their lead with 20 minutes left courtesy of a long ranged effort from Joseph […]

Mark Convery reflects on Lang Jacks 4-2 defeat in pre-season to Burradon & New Fordley

Following a 2-0 victory over FC United of Newcastle, Whickham FC were defeated in their second pre-season friendly by Burradon & New Fordley after the hosts turned the game around. The Northern Alliance side got off to a fast start with Joe Besford firing the ball home from inside the area in under a minute. […]

Whickham sign left-back Michael Hoganson

Whickham are thrilled to complete the signing of left-back Michael Hoganson as the second new addition to the Lang Jacks squad. The full-back moves to the First Mortgage Glebe for the 2021/22 after leaving fellow Northern League Division One side West Auckland. The experienced defender who originally started off in Newcastle United’s youth setup, began […]

Whickham FC 2021/22 fixture list

With an eight month gap between the last competitive fixture for the Lang Jacks, the awaited fixture list for the 2021/22 season has now been released. We won’t have to wait long to play our first fixture of the season with an earlier than usual start, with a visit up the coast to face Whitley […]

North East heroes: Whickham FC celebrate 40th anniversary of FA Vase win

Tomorrow it will be four decades since Colin Richardson led the Lang Jacks onto the hallowed Wembley turf, in the hopes of bringing home the FA Vase back to Whickham for the first time in history. This side will always go down in Whickham folklore as they proudly represented their community and became the last […]

Please Dig Deep for FACT Cancer Families this Christmas

Together with one of our key sponsors, First Mortgage NE, we are working closely with our friends at FACT Cancer Support to help provide Christmas food hampers, dinner kits and any unwanted (new) gifts to those badly affected by cancer this Christmas. FACT Families are people affected financially by cancer, those facing Christmas alone, or for example, […]

MATCH REPORT | Whickham FC 0-5 Stockton Town: Lang Jacks beaten comfortably after second half rout

Whickham FC sank to their second defeat in a row after a second half collapse, allowing Stockton to score four times in the last 45 at the First Mortgage Glebe. Despite the away side taking an early lead, the Lang Jacks controlled the rest of the first period before seeing four more goals hit the […]

MATCH REPORT | North Shields 3-1 Whickham FC: The Lang Jacks unbeaten run ended by slick Shields

A first half finish by Adam Forster spurred North Shields on as Whickham fell to 3-1 defeat at the Daren Persson Stadium. The hosts took the lead just after the half-hour mark – Forster linking up with Dan Wilson before the former converted his chance which was scored 10 minutes after Wilson’s penalty miss. Ryan […]

MATCH REPORT | Newton Aycliffe 1-1 Whickham FC: Solid defensive performance from the Lang Jacks earns hard-fought point

Whickham FC claimed a tough point away to Newton Aycliffe despite a quick-fire equaliser from the home side to cancel out Scott Robson’s unbelievable opener. The visitors took the lead against the run of play when Scott Robson netted after 55 minutes before the hosts deservedly equalised six minutes later. The Lang Jacks made two changes […]