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Lee Haldane on the Durham Challenge Cup Final

Whickham manager Lee Haldane admits it’s a huge moment for him to lead his team out at the Stadium of Light when the club takes on West Auckland Town in the final of the Frank Pattison Durham Challenge Cup. However, the boyhood Sunderland fan says he isn’t interested in just having a day out at […]

Whickham reinstated into FA Vase

Whickham FC have today been reinstated into the FA Vase after the Football Association ruled that Irlam FC had played two ineligible players in Saturday’s third round tie at the First Mortgage Glebe. Irlam won the tie 1-0 but discovered afterwards that two players had not been registered before the deadline. An FA statement said: […]

West Auckland await Whickham

This weekend we make the trip down to the south of Durham to take on West Auckland Town in the EBAC Northern League. The hosts sit in a healthy 8th position in the league although they have lost their first two games of the calendar year. West are very much a team that like to […]

Disappointed Dom wants to prove a point against his former club

As kick-off approaches one man who knows a lot about tonight’s opposition is former South Shields academy defender Dom Agnew. WRITES ADAM TONES. Dom initially signed for Whickham on loan in November last year before completing a permanent transfer last summer following his release from South Shields.  The central defender has been an ever-present in […]

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, […]