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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 vs Thornaby: Match preview

The Lang Jacks will be looking for their fifth win a row when Thornaby come to the First Mortgage Glebe on Saturday 27th November, writes BEN ROBINSON. Tony Fawcett’s men toppled 10-man Redcar Athletic 3-2 last time out, despite a late fightback from the visitors to make it four wins out of four for the […]

Tony Fawcett’s first interview as manager of Whickham FC

Following the news that Tony Fawcett has been hired as the new Lang Jacks boss, Ben Robinson spoke to the new manager about taking charge at the club, as well as discussing his ambitions going forward with the Glebemen. Fawcett appeared at the side’s 3-0 defeat to Bishop Auckland where he will be hoping to […]

Newcastle Benfield 2-1 Whickham: Late push from Whickham not enough as Lang Jacks slump to defeat

Whickham fall to second defeat in a row after Newcastle Benfield score in either half to seal the three points at Sam Smith’s Park. The home side took the lead after Connor Walker slotted the ball into the net following a pullback from the right-wing. Benfield then doubled their lead just after the hour mark, […]

Whickham v Ryhope match preview

Whickham welcome seventh-placed Sunderland Ryhope CW to The First Mortgage Glebe after picking up their first Northern League Division One three points since August last time out, writes Adam Tones. Mark Convery’s side earned a hard-fought 2-1 win over struggling West Allotment Celtic last weekend, before Tuesday night’s scheduled home clash against Guisborough was postponed. […]

West Allotment Celtic 1-2 Whickham: 10-men Lang Jacks grind out first win since August

Whickham defeat bottom of the table West Allotment Celtic following heavy second-half pressure from the hosts. Zak Atkinson put the visitors ahead after 17 minutes, netting his third goal of the season from way outside the area. Ross Peareth was then shown a straight red card for a misjudged challenge early in the second-half. Despite […]

FA Vase | North Shields 0-0 Whickham (NSH won 4-3 on penalties): Lang Jacks suffer shootout heartbreak

North Shields advance to the next round of the FA Vase after they defeated the Lang Jacks 4-3 on penalties at the Daren Persson Stadium. The visitors came closest early on when Mark Fitzpatrick missed a golden opportunity after getting behind the North Shields backline. A bizarre red card was overturned during the first half-an-hour […]

Whickham 1-1 North Shields: Last minute goal denies Lang Jacks three hard-fought points

North Shields remain unbeaten in the league as last gasp equaliser ensures the spoils are split as Whickham are unable to hold on for their first win in three games. The visitors were the more dominant side in the first-half, hitting the woodwork twice including a fine save from James Anderson onto the crossbar from […]

Whickham 2-0 Penrith: The Lang Jacks get first home win of the season with a goal in each half

Whickham were finally able to get their first three points at the First Mortgage Glebe this season after easing past Cumbrian side Penrith. The Lang Jacks had a bright start to the game with Mark Fitzpatrick coming closest to opening the scores with only a heavy touch denying him the opportunity to score after 17 […]