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Whickham reinstated into FA Vase

Whickham FC have today been reinstated into the FA Vase after the Football Association ruled that Irlam FC had played two ineligible players in Saturday’s third round tie at the First Mortgage Glebe. Irlam won the tie 1-0 but discovered afterwards that two players had not been registered before the deadline. An FA statement said: […]

Lang Jacks set for Penrith visit

We return to home soil on Saturday as we take on Penrith in an EBAC Northern League clash. The visitors are fighting at the foot of the table in 16th but have only lost one game in their last seven as they look to fight their way from the relegation zone. The Bonny Blues have […]

Friday Night Football

On Friday night we welcome Heaton Stannington to the First Mortgage Glebe in the EBAC Northern League. The visitors are enjoying a successful season after being promoted last year as they sit sixth in the table and are unbeaten in their last seven fixtures. The Stan are also on a remarkable run of winning their […]

Ben Riley steps down as chairman of Whickham Football Club

The club would like to confirm Ben Riley has decided to step down from his role as chairman with Ross Gregory taking over on a full-time basis with immediate effect.  Ben, who has served as chairman since June 2020, will continue to support the club in a commercial role. Ben took over the responsibility of […]

Fawcett resigns as manager

Whickham FC manager Tony Fawcett has today resigned from his position with immediate effect. Fawcett, who was appointed manager in October 2021, informed chairman Ben Riley of his decision this morning after being approached to take over as Consett AFC’s new manager. Riley said: “It is with a heavy heart that I accepted Tony’s resignation. He […]

Guisborough Town 3-2 Whickham: Three first-half goals seal Lang Jacks defeat

Whickham suffered their second defeat since October after Guisborough Town defeated the Lang Jacks 3-2 at the King George V’s ground. The visitors took the lead through Conor Newton who’s deflected effort ended up in the back of the net after four minutes Guisborough equalised eight minutes later after Steven Roberts converted his penalty. Roberts […]

Whickham 3-0 Birtley Town: Lang Jacks progress in cup

Whickham progressed into the next round of the Durham Challenge Cup, following a 3-0 home victory against Birtley Town at the First Mortgage Glebe, writes ADAM TONES. Captain Ross Peareth scored from the edge of the box to send Whickham on their way. Ryan Bolton doubled the lead, before substitute Jack Robson completed the scoring […]

Whickham vs Birtley Town – Durham Challenge Cup Match Preview

Following a hard-fought home win for the Lang Jacks against West Auckland Town on Saturday 11th December, Tony Fawcett’s men face Gateshead-based rivals Birtley Town tomorrow in the Durham Challenge Cup as they look to build on their five wins in their last six fixtures WRITES BEN ROBINSON. Despite being reduced to 10-men, Whickham saw […]