Whickham Football Club can announce the departure of manager Matty Pattison and assistant manager John Oster. Pattison joined the club in September 2018 and went on to make 46 appearances and scored 10 goals for the club. The former South African international was appointed manager last November and brought in former Sunderland midfielder Oster as…

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Whickham have been drawn at home to Guisborough Town in the Northern League Cup Round of 16. The Lang Jacks topped their group after victories over Bishop Auckland (2-1), Penrith (1-0), Sunderland West End (4-2) and Jarrow (2-0). Matty Pattison’s men have already faced Guisborough this season, in the league, and lost 3-1 back in…

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Paul Taylor has resigned as chairman of Whickham FC with immediate effect. Paul, who replaced Brian McCartney three years ago, is stepping down to focus on work and personal commitments. He said: “It’s with regret that I have decided to resign as the chairman of Whickham FC. This is down to a combination of my…

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Whickham’s Northern League Division One match against Consett has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course. The next game for the Lang Jacks is away to Ashington on Saturday, December 28 – the final game of 2019.

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Whickham are pleased to announce the signing of forward Ben Harmison on loan from Morpeth Town. As part of the deal, the Bet Victor Northern Premier side have signed striker Carl Finnigan on loan until the end of the season. Harmison has played a key role for the Highwaymen this season, but is looking forward…

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Hamilton (middle) playing for UC Irvine

Whickham FC are delighted to announce the signing of defender Darren Hamilton. Hamilton spent four years playing collegiate soccer in the United States and graduated from University of California Irvine. The 24-year-old has recently returned back to the UK, following a spell playing in Sweden, and the highly-rated centre-back becomes Matty Pattison’s first signing as…

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