Author Archives: Chris Mills

Dale Burrell Departs

Whickham FC would like to wish club legend Dale Burrell all the best after his decision to leave the club. Dale has made 194 appearances in 6 seasons, scoring 27 goals and winning numerous awards.  Chairman Ross Gregory said: “Dale has been an incredible player and presence for us since he joined Whickham. He has […]

Season Ending Defeat On The Coast

North Shields 3-0 Whickham It was a disappointing end to a season that has had many highs on Friday night with a defeat in North Shields. Dean Holmes gave The Robins an early lead in the first-half. It was a Ben Harrison double later on that sunk the Lang Jacks to an underwhelming finale of […]

Durham Challenge Cup Final Defeat

Whickham 0-3 West Auckland Town Our Durham Challenge Cup journey came to an end in the final at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday evening. West Auckland gave themselves a healthy half-time lead with goals from Josh Scott and James Harrison. An Oscar Fletcher strike secured the trophy midway through the second 45. Both teams […]

Lee Haldane on the Durham Challenge Cup Final

Whickham manager Lee Haldane admits it’s a huge moment for him to lead his team out at the Stadium of Light when the club takes on West Auckland Town in the final of the Frank Pattison Durham Challenge Cup. However, the boyhood Sunderland fan says he isn’t interested in just having a day out at […]

Stalemate In Final Home Clash Of The Season

Whickham 1-1 West Allotment Celtic There was little to separate Whickham and West Allotment Celtic on Friday evening in what was the final fixture at The First Mortgage Glebe in 2023/24. Whickham took the lead in the first-half after Jacob Forster turned the ball into his own net from a corner. Allotment drew level in […]

Lang Jacks Fight Back Against The Stan

Whickham 2-2 Heaton Stannington Whickham fought back from 2-0 down to get a draw on a bitterly cold Monday evening at The First Mortgage Glebe. Sean Reid gave The Stan the lead in the first-half. Leighton Hopper doubled the lead after the break but then a Scott Robson penalty and a Dale Burrell header earned […]

Lang Jacks Sweep Aside Northallerton

Whickham 3-0 Northallerton Town Whickham secured their second win against Northallerton Town in the space of three weeks on Monday evening after a 3-0 win at The First Mortgage Glebe. A Jordan Lavery penalty in the first half gave the Lang Jacks a narrow lead at the break. Two late second-half goals from Sam Johnson […]

West Auckland Town Clash Moved

Our home fixture against West Auckland Town on Friday has been moved to The Ford Hub complex in Sunderland due to pitch concerns at The First Mortgage Glebe. The Ford Hub is located next to South Hylton Metro station or for those driving the postcode is SR4 0HB. The fixture will kick-off at 19:45 and […]

Friday Night Joy In Yorkshire

Northallerton Town 1-5 Whickham The Lang Jacks ran out emphatic winners in North Yorkshire on Friday evening beating Northallerton Town. Eddie Thomas and Dale Burrell headed us into a two-goal lead in the first half. A Nathan Stephenson double and a Scott Robson strike in the second-half capped off the evening, with a Sonni Coleman […]

Northallerton Clashes Now Friday Night Football

Our two upcoming Ebac Northern League Division One fixtures against Northallerton Town have been switched to Friday evenings. The first of which is next week on 22nd March at The Calvert Stadium kicking off at 19:30. A week later we host the North Yorkshire outfit at The First Mortgage Glebe on 29th March, also kicking […]