Category Archives: Club News

Lang Jacks Travel to Yorkshire in the Vase

The FA Vase returns on Saturday as Whickham travel to West Yorkshire to take on Albion Sports. The second round qualifying tie is off the back of Whickham’s 4-0 win at Jarrow, whilst Albion beat Silsden 2-1. Tony Fawcett’s side got back to winning ways last weekend with a 3-1 win against West Allotment Celtic. […]

Whickham welcome West Allotment Celtic

Whickham return to action this weekend as they welcome West Allotment Celtic to The Glebe after the recent hiatus in football following the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The fixture could see some players return to the squad following time on the sidelines. Tony Fawcett will be looking to change the Lang Jacks fortunes […]

MATCH PREVIEW: Sunderland RCA return to The Glebe

Sunderland RCA return to the First Mortgage Glebe for the second time in 16 days following last month’s FA Cup tie. The Lang Jacks are looking to put Saturday’s FA Cup heartbreak behind them after a 97th minute winner at Bamber Bridge ended the hope of a cup run. The tie in August was a […]

Youth section heading in the right direction

I spoke with development coach Chris Dale on the club’s plans for the youth section as well as the club’s vision moving forward. WRITES ADAM TONES.  Chris joined Whickham two years ago from Fellside and has five years of experience coaching and developing the next generation of players.  Dale has the vision and passion to […]

Fawcett is ready to get the new season underway 

The start of the 2022-2023 Northern League season is fast approaching. I spoke with manager Tony Fawcett as he reflects on his first pre-season with the club. WRITES ADAM TONES. Fawcett has been delighted with his player’s commitment, attitude, and willingness to improve during the club’s pre-season schedule.  Over the past five weeks, Tony and […]

A full-back ready to get right back into the thick of things

This week I spoke with Whickham’s Mr ever-present Tom Howard. The interview covers the right-back’s days with Sunderland, his passion for Whickham, and his previous on-field battles with two England internationals. WRITES ADAM TONES. Howard is a tough tackling, forward-thinking full-back with a strong mindset to be the best at what he does both on […]

Pre-season preparations are underway as Whickham boss targets a successful campaign 

The hard work begins on Saturday when the Whickham squad return for pre-season training with the new season edging ever so closer. I spoke with manager Tony Fawcett about his preparations for pre-season and the hunt for new additions. WRITES ADAM TONES. After a strong finish to last season, Tony has had little downtime since […]


Whickham have appointed former Newcastle United midfielder Matty Pattison as Head of Youth Development.  Pattison is not a stranger to the First Mortgage Glebe having played and managed the First Team squad for two years from 2018 until 2020.  Matty’s role will see him oversee the club’s full youth structure from under 7’s all the […]

Whickham Football Club – Sponsorship opportunities.

As we prepare for an exciting 2022/2023 season there are sponsorship opportunities available to join the Whickham Football Club family.  As we push forward with making the club an important part of the community your support has been vital. Last season the team delivered their highest ever Northern League finish making the First Mortgage Glebe […]