Author Archives: Ben Riley

Late drama forces FA Cup replay

Whickham 1-1 Whitley Bay Whickham survived a last minute penalty scare to force a replay in the FA Cup Preliminary Round against Whitley Bay. The Lang Jacks took the lead in the first half via Callum Munro. Whitley Bay equalised after the break thanks to Cameron Brewis. The replay on Tuesday will be the third […]

A well-earned point in Cumbria

Carlisle City 2-2 Whickham A depleted Wickham squad battled to earn a point in Cumbria on Tuesday night. Dan Field opened the scoring in the first half before Jordan Palmer replied. Palmer gave Carlisle the lead in the second half and then an own goal brought The Lang Jacks level. After controlling the game early […]

Friday night FA Cup delight

Whickham 2-1 Carlisle City Whickham continued their fantastic home form into the new season with an FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round victory against Carlisle City. A first half Josh Simpson own goal and an added time strike from Tom Romano ensured a seventh win in eight games at The First Mortgage Glebe. Jordan Holt halved […]

Scott Robson scored his 50th Whickham goal to secure opening day victory

Heaton Stannington 0-2 Whickham The Lang Jacks got off to a perfect start in the EBAC Northern League after defeating Heaton Stannington at Grounsell Park. Both goals came in the second half from Dale Burrell and Scott Robson. Four full debuts were handed out by Lee Haldane to Neal Bussey, Kieran Charlton, Callum Munro and […]

Whickham capture quartet of signings!

We are delighted to announce the signings of Ryan Lincoln-Barrow, Dan Marriott, Joe Bates and Isaac Gamblin. Lincoln-Barrow is an attacking full-back who joins from Easington. After joining he said: “I’m absolutely buzzing to be here and push myself in division 1.  “Hopefully I can help the team as much as possible to push on […]

Jack Moore joins the touchline

We are delighted to announce Jack Moore has joined the first team as a coach to support Lee, Barrie and Delta for the upcoming season.  Jack was recently part of the coaching setup at Ryton and assisted current Head of Football Joe Kendrick when they achieved promotion to the NL with Prudhoe.  Head of football […]

Thomas Dawson joins Whickham

We are delighted to announce the signing of 25-year-old goalkeeper Thomas Dawson. Dawson started in the Middlesbrough academy as a youngster before moving on. The stopper has made over 150 appearances for Northallerton before relocating to Newcastle and playing for Ryton. Manager Lee Haldane said: “I’m happy to get Tom sorted, he’s a good set […]

Charlton arrives in Whickham

We are delighted to announce the signing of Kieron Charlton. The left-back is formerly of Sunderland RCA and most recently Hebburn Town. After signing he said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be here, I can’t wait to get going. “Looking at the squad and speaking to the manager there’s no reason why we can’t be pushing […]

England Schoolboy star signs

We are delighted to announce the signing of 17-year-old winger Sam Johnson. The youngster has previously played for Chester-Le-Street United and Esh Winning. Most recently he has plied his trade with England Schoolboys – alongside Harvey Smith – where he won Player of the Tournament in the Centenary Shield. After signing he said: “I’m looking […]

Nathan Stephenson is a Lang Jack

We are delighted to announce the signing of Nathan Stephenson from Northallerton Town.  The attacking midfielder captained the North Yorkshire side and won last season’s Supporters’ Player of the Year award. He played through the Middlesbrough Academy system until he was 16 before moving on to play for Newton Aycliffe, Crook Town, Whitley Bay and […]