Category Archives: Club News

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 […]

Jack the lad – A talented player with big-screen ambitions

This week I spoke with the confident, determined, and intriguing character that is Jack Robson. WRITES ADAM TONES. Jack has played for all three of the North East’s biggest clubs, the football-mad striker has eyes on stardom as well as nailing down his starting spot for Whickham.   The boy with an eye for the big […]

An impressive first six months but the coaches set the standards high as they target trophies next season

In part two we will speak with a former teammate of Jay-Jay Okocha, an FA Vase winner and the man who makes the team tick. WRITES ADAM TONES. First up is Simon Moody, the Whickham assistant coach has been a close friend of Tony (Fawcett) for several years and was delighted to join the Lang Jacks.  […]

Eyes on the prize – The gaffer has big aims he plans to deliver

This week I spoke with the formidable four about their journey into football, a reflection on their first six months in the role and their ambitious plans moving into next season. WRITES ADAM TONES. Tony Fawcett, Simon Moody, Wayne Buchanan and Chris Bannon came together as one at the back end of October 2021 for […]

A bright future beckons for the boy from Byker

This week I spoke with goalkeeper James Anderson about his footballing roots and why he decided to choose the most unforgiving position on a football field. WRITES ADAM TONES The position of a goalkeeper is tough and can be lonely at times, usually, the last man as a striker is bearing down on you. A […]

Whickham 6-0 Newcastle Benfield: Six of the best for the Lang Jacks as they cruise to victory

Zak Atkinson bagged a hat trick on Tuesday evening as Whickham took care of Newcastle Benfield on Tuesday evening in impressive fashion. The rout started just two minutes in, Dale Burrell’s header forcing a mistake at the back, allowing Jack Robson to capitalise and loop a finish over the keeper from the left hand side […]

That boy Bisset – A teenager with an eye on the big prize

Next up is midfield maestro Declan Bisset, a player with bags of potential and an eye for a killer pass. WRITES ADAM TONES Bisset joined Whickham at the start of the 2020-2021 season and has since made himself a regular in the middle of the park.  Declan, 17, of Winlaton has been a regular in […]

Whickham v West Auckland Town: Lang Jacks look to bounce back with a win

After fighting back from behind at the weekend to gain a point against Thornaby, The Lang Jacks now turn their attention to their next game, with West Auckland Town the visitors to the Glebe on Tuesday evening in the First Division Cup. Once again, while manager Tony Fawcett will be happy with the fight and […]

Meet the Player – Whickham’s man in the middle eyes success with the Lang Jacks

This week we turn our attention to Kieran Galbraith, the defender is a regular at the back for Whickham having played 26 of the clubs 32 games this season in all competitions. WRITES ADAM TONES. Kieran joined the club from rivals Bishop Auckland almost three years ago after an impressive season with Bishop – one […]