Category Archives: Match Reports

The Lang Jacks share the points against Aycliffe to claim their highest league finish

Whickham finished their season with a point after being held to a goalless draw against Newton Aycliffe at The Beaumont Landscapes Stadium. A win for the visitors would have seen them leapfrog the hosts in the league table in their final match of the season. The home team had the best chance of the game […]

Whickham 3-0 Guisborough Town: Lang Jacks home finale ends in comfortable win

A brace from captain Zak Atkinson and one from his partner in crime Scott Robson ensured the Lang Jacks ended their last game of the season with a comfortable victory over Guisborough Town. After a shaky opening 15 minutes from the home side, Atkinson opened the scoring after a shot by Jamie Dunn landed at […]

A strong second-half display gives the Lang Jacks all three points

Whickham produced a brilliant second-half display to come from behind and take all three points against Northallerton Town in an impressive 3-1 victory. In a game where conditions were tough, the home team took the lead through Dale Hopson after just 15 minutes.  Whickham responded in the second half thanks to two-headed finishes from Zak […]

Lang Jacks suffer first league defeat of the year after a heated encounter against Seaham Red Star

Whickham’s ten-game unbeaten run in the league came to an end following a 1-0 away defeat to Seaham Red Star on Saturday. WRITES ADAM TONES. In a scrappy heated encounter with both teams struggling to get a hold of the game, it was the home team who found a breakthrough just before the hour mark.  The […]

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 […]

Captain Pear-fect – Peareth peach sends Lang Jacks home with all three points.

Whickham kept their focus and reaped the reward of all three points in their 1-0 victory over Penrith on Wednesday evening. WRITES ADAM TONES. The Lang Jacks controlled a scrappy first half as the ball was hoofed back and forth with no team being able to get a hold on the game.  Whickham were the […]

North Shields 2 – 2 Whickham: tight affair sees points shared

Scott Robson took his goal tally to 11 for the season as Whickham came away with a point from second placed North Shields in a hotly contested affair. Whickham got off to the perfect start, when after just two minutes Zak Atkinson played Robson in behind the defence, and he cooly slotted home into the […]

Lang Jacks put four past Ryhope as they cruise to victory

Whickham produced arguably their best display of the season in a 4-1 away victory against Sunderland Ryhope. WRITES ADAM TONES. The Lang Jacks stretched their unbeaten run in the league to seven matches thanks to a well organised professional performance at the Ryhope Recreation Ground.  Whickham took the lead in the early stages through in form […]

Last gasp winner ends Lang Jacks hopes of silverware

Whickham were knocked out of the First Division Cup after defeat to West Auckland Town at the First Mortgage Glebe on Tuesday evening.  The home team lost 3-2 in an eventful game, which also saw two questionable red cards awarded to Jamie Dunn and Gary Brown.  Kyle Fryatt opened the scoring just after the midway […]

Lang Jacks snatch late point in an eventful action-packed game at the Glebe

Whickham came from behind twice to deny Thornaby all three points in a feisty encounter at the First Mortgage Glebe on Saturday. WRITES ADAM TONES. The match was end-to-end from the first whistle with both teams missing chances to snatch all three points.  Thornaby bizarrely took the lead directly from a corner on the half […]