Tag Archives: Non-League

Clinical second-half display seals all three points for the Lang Jacks

Whickham produced a brilliant second-half performance to clinch all three points against West Allotment Celtic at the First Mortgage Glebe. WRITES ADAM TONES. Before the match kicked off the teams walked out to the national anthem and a minute’s silence was observed by both clubs to pay their respect to the late Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth […]

Clinical Lang Jacks back to winning ways

Whickham returned to winning ways with a hard-fought win against West Auckland Town on Tuesday evening. WRITES CHRIS MILLS. Scott Robson opened the scoring in the first half and new signing Garon Garside grabbed a goal on his debut after the break. The three points see Whickham climb to 3rd in the league table with […]

Whickham v Sunderland RCA – Lang Jacks look for immediate response in the cup

After suffering a first defeat of the season in midweek, Whickham turn their attention back to the FA Cup as they take on Sunderland RCA on Sunday afternoon. These two sides are no strangers to each other of course, with both of them in the same division, and both will be looking to put one […]

Whickham v Guisborough Town – Lang Jacks look to keep good results going

After winning twice way from home last week, Whickham return home to the Glebe where they host Guisborough Town on Tuesday evening. Boss Tony Fawcett saw his side win against Heaton Stannington and Pickering Town that sees the Lang Jacks occupy second place in the league, trailing leaders Ashington AFC only on goal difference. Jamie […]

Heaton Stannington v Whickham – Lang Jacks look for another win on the road

After beating Pickering Town earlier in the week, Tony Fawcett’s side travel to Heaton Stannington on Friday evening looking to continue their good early season form. The Lang Jacks ran out 2-0 winners on Tuesday evening in a performance that saw them keep their winning record intact, moving up a position to second in the […]

Pickering Town vs Whickham FC: Lang Jacks hit the road looking to maintain hot start

After a perfect start to the season so far, Whickham travel to Pickering Town tonight looking to keep up their impressive early season form. Whickham enter the game in third position, level on points with Ashington AFC and Bishop Auckland ahead of them, only trailing on goal difference. 5 teams have a perfect record so […]

Whickham v Frickley Athletic: Lang Jacks face stern test in FA Cup opener

After a solid start to their league campaign, Whickham turn their attention to the FA Cup with Frickley Athletic the visitors to The Glebe on Sunday afternoon in the first Extra Preliminary Round. Whickham currently sit third in Division 1 of the Northern League, after beating Crook Town and Tow Law Town to start the […]

Fawcett is ready to get the new season underway 

The start of the 2022-2023 Northern League season is fast approaching. I spoke with manager Tony Fawcett as he reflects on his first pre-season with the club. WRITES ADAM TONES. Fawcett has been delighted with his player’s commitment, attitude, and willingness to improve during the club’s pre-season schedule.  Over the past five weeks, Tony and […]

Pre-season preparations are underway as Whickham boss targets a successful campaign 

The hard work begins on Saturday when the Whickham squad return for pre-season training with the new season edging ever so closer. I spoke with manager Tony Fawcett about his preparations for pre-season and the hunt for new additions. WRITES ADAM TONES. After a strong finish to last season, Tony has had little downtime since […]

The Lang Jacks share the points against Aycliffe to claim their highest league finish

Whickham finished their season with a point after being held to a goalless draw against Newton Aycliffe at The Beaumont Landscapes Stadium. A win for the visitors would have seen them leapfrog the hosts in the league table in their final match of the season. The home team had the best chance of the game […]