Category Archives: Match Reports

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 […]

Whickham 2-2 West Allotment: snappy game ends in draw for Lang Jacks

A feisty stop start affair on Friday night under the lights saw points shared between Whickham and West Allotment in front of 181 fans at the Glebe. The early exchanges were dominated by lots of 50/50 tackles in midfield, with both teams eager to stamp their authority on proceedings. It was Whickham who struck first, […]

Whickham 5 – 3 Ashington FC: never say die attitude leads to three points for Whickham

Whickham came from behind three times to continue their unbeaten run at home under Tony Fawcett in a game which saw seven second half goals. In a first half where Nathan Greenwood had the opposition defence on strings down the left hand side, Ashington scored from a corner to lead 1-0 at HT. Whickham responded […]

Whickham 1-1 Sunderland RCA – Defences on top as points shared

The Lang Jacks were forced to settle for a point as they were unable to break down Sunderland’s resilient defence on a windy and rainy afternoon at the Glebe. A unusual slow start to the game cost the home side as Sunderland took the lead from a free kick inside the first 15 mins, a […]

Brave Lang Jacks fall short against a tough Spennymoor team

Whickham’s hopes of winning the Durham Challenge Cup were brought to an end, after a 3-0 away defeat to Spennymoor Town on Tuesday evening.  Frank Mulhern scored a brace with his first coming after only two minutes. Luke Spokes rounded off the scoring to put the home team in the hat for the next round.  […]

Dominant Lang Jacks take all three points following impressive display on the road

Whickham were deserved 2-0 winners against Crook Town at The Sir Tom Cowie Millfield ground, after producing a solid professional performance away from home.  The Lang Jacks secured all three points thanks to goals from captain Ross Peareth and striker Scott Robson.  The opening ten minutes were tense with both teams trying to figure each […]

Clinical Lang Jacks claim all three points against Whitley Bay

Whickham FC 3 – 0 Whitley Bay  Whickham got 2022 off to a flying start after claiming an impressive 3-0 home victory over Whitley Bay.  Nathan Greenwood put Whickham on their way after just 13 seconds. While fellow strikers Scott Robson and Jack Robson rounded the scoring off before half-time. Tony Fawcett’s team moved into […]