Category Archives: Match Reports

Whitley Bay 2-1 Whickham FC: A goal in each half seals Lang Jacks opening day defeat

Whickham fall short on the opening day of the Northern League 2021/22 season after defeat to Whitley Bay at Hillheads Park. The home side took the lead after twelve minutes when Richard Coulson rounded Jack Norton and tapped home. Bay doubled their lead with 20 minutes left courtesy of a long ranged effort from Joseph […]

Mark Convery reflects on Lang Jacks 4-2 defeat in pre-season to Burradon & New Fordley

Following a 2-0 victory over FC United of Newcastle, Whickham FC were defeated in their second pre-season friendly by Burradon & New Fordley after the hosts turned the game around. The Northern Alliance side got off to a fast start with Joe Besford firing the ball home from inside the area in under a minute. […]

MATCH REPORT | Whickham FC 0-5 Stockton Town: Lang Jacks beaten comfortably after second half rout

Whickham FC sank to their second defeat in a row after a second half collapse, allowing Stockton to score four times in the last 45 at the First Mortgage Glebe. Despite the away side taking an early lead, the Lang Jacks controlled the rest of the first period before seeing four more goals hit the […]

MATCH REPORT | North Shields 3-1 Whickham FC: The Lang Jacks unbeaten run ended by slick Shields

A first half finish by Adam Forster spurred North Shields on as Whickham fell to 3-1 defeat at the Daren Persson Stadium. The hosts took the lead just after the half-hour mark – Forster linking up with Dan Wilson before the former converted his chance which was scored 10 minutes after Wilson’s penalty miss. Ryan […]

MATCH REPORT | Newton Aycliffe 1-1 Whickham FC: Solid defensive performance from the Lang Jacks earns hard-fought point

Whickham FC claimed a tough point away to Newton Aycliffe despite a quick-fire equaliser from the home side to cancel out Scott Robson’s unbelievable opener. The visitors took the lead against the run of play when Scott Robson netted after 55 minutes before the hosts deservedly equalised six minutes later. The Lang Jacks made two changes […]

MATCH REPORT | Whickham FC 4-1 Bishop Auckland: Dominant Lang Jacks performance seals third league win on the bounce

Zak Atkinson grabbed two goals and an assist as as Whickham thrash struggling Bishop Auckland 4-1 at home. The home side took an early lead through Jack Robson and Zak Atkinson’s second half double meant the Glebemen were cruising before a penalty was netted by Auckland to pull a goal back but Declan Bisset’s late […]

MATCH REPORT | Redcar Athletic 2-1 Whickham FC: Whickham crash out of the FA Vase courtesy of two late penalties

Whickham FC were knocked out of the FA Vase in the second round qualifying by Second division side – Redcar Athletic – after two penalties in quick succession sink the Lang Jacks. The visitors took the lead after 11 minutes thanks to in-form striker Zak Atkinson rounding the goalkeeper before netting and seeming in control […]

MATCH REPORT | Consett AFC 0-1 Whickham FC: Zak Atkinson’s second half strike seals hard-fought victory

Whickham FC ended Consett AFC’s winning streak in the league with a solid defensive display and a second half goal from Zak Atkinson sealing the three points for the Lang Jacks. The visitors hounded Consett for the ball throughout the entire match with both sides having strong periods of possession but with the hosts coming […]

MATCH REPORT | Ryhope CW 1-2 Whickham FC: Scott Robson’s late winner earns Lang Jacks first win for three games

Whickham slugged to a 2-1 victory away to Ryhope in the pouring rain to end an unwanted run of four games without a win. Controlling most of the possession throughout the game the Lang Jacks seemed destined for a point when the hosts equalised with 14 minutes left before Scott Robson put away one of […]