Tag Archives: FA Vase

Poor Lang Jacks exit FA Vase

Whickham’s FA Vase run ended abruptly after a 3-1 away defeat to Holker Old Boys at the Handmark Engineering Stadium. WRITES ADAM TONES. Holker scored two first-half goals through William McGladdery and Nathan Reid before a late second-half penalty deep into injury time from Samuel Joel sealed victory.  Nathan Greenwood pulled a goal back for […]

Cumbrian Cup Trip Coming Up

The Isuzu FA Vase returns this weekend as Whickham travel to the tip of the Furness peninsula to take on Holker Old Boys. The Cumbrian side play in the North West Counties league, in which they sit in 6th place – one below the play-off spots. Glyn Dixon’s side have been prolific in front of […]

Lang Jacks Travel to Yorkshire in the Vase

The FA Vase returns on Saturday as Whickham travel to West Yorkshire to take on Albion Sports. The second round qualifying tie is off the back of Whickham’s 4-0 win at Jarrow, whilst Albion beat Silsden 2-1. Tony Fawcett’s side got back to winning ways last weekend with a 3-1 win against West Allotment Celtic. […]

Lang Jacks comfortably cruise into the next round of the FA Vase

Whickham booked their place in the FA Vase Second Qualifying round after a comfortable 4-0 victory over Jarrow in the Perth Green sunshine.  After an uneventful first half in which both teams created very little, Whickham dominated the majority of the second half and deservedly came out on top after a well-organised display.  Scott Robson […]

Match Preview – FA Vase journey starts with a trip to Jarrow

Whickham enter the FA Vase First Qualifying Round on Saturday as they make the journey to Jarrow. The Lang Jacks are looking for a second cup tie triumph in the space of a week. Tony Fawcett will welcome back Dale Burrell following the completion of his suspension. There may also be a recall for captain […]

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 FC 2-3 Consett AFC: Late FA Cup heartbreak for Lang Jacks as Steelmen come from behind twice

Whickham FC slipped to a 3-2 defeat against Consett at the First Mortgage Glebe in the Extra Preliminary Round of the FA Cup. The Lang Jacks started off brightly taking the lead after 13 minutes through Scott Robson. The visitors soon levelled with Luke Carr cancelling out Robson’s opener two minutes later. Damien Stevens then […]

North East heroes: Whickham FC celebrate 40th anniversary of FA Vase win

Tomorrow it will be four decades since Colin Richardson led the Lang Jacks onto the hallowed Wembley turf, in the hopes of bringing home the FA Vase back to Whickham for the first time in history. This side will always go down in Whickham folklore as they proudly represented their community and became the last […]

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 […]