Tag Archives: Meet the PLayer

A full-back ready to get right back into the thick of things

This week I spoke with Whickham’s Mr ever-present Tom Howard. The interview covers the right-back’s days with Sunderland, his passion for Whickham, and his previous on-field battles with two England internationals. WRITES ADAM TONES. Howard is a tough tackling, forward-thinking full-back with a strong mindset to be the best at what he does both on […]

Jack the lad – A talented player with big-screen ambitions

This week I spoke with the confident, determined, and intriguing character that is Jack Robson. WRITES ADAM TONES. Jack has played for all three of the North East’s biggest clubs, the football-mad striker has eyes on stardom as well as nailing down his starting spot for Whickham.   The boy with an eye for the big […]

A bright future beckons for the boy from Byker

This week I spoke with goalkeeper James Anderson about his footballing roots and why he decided to choose the most unforgiving position on a football field. WRITES ADAM TONES The position of a goalkeeper is tough and can be lonely at times, usually, the last man as a striker is bearing down on you. A […]

That boy Bisset – A teenager with an eye on the big prize

Next up is midfield maestro Declan Bisset, a player with bags of potential and an eye for a killer pass. WRITES ADAM TONES Bisset joined Whickham at the start of the 2020-2021 season and has since made himself a regular in the middle of the park.  Declan, 17, of Winlaton has been a regular in […]