Tag Archives: Non-League

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 […]

Whickham 3-0 Guisborough Town: Lang Jacks home finale ends in comfortable win

A brace from captain Zak Atkinson and one from his partner in crime Scott Robson ensured the Lang Jacks ended their last game of the season with a comfortable victory over Guisborough Town. After a shaky opening 15 minutes from the home side, Atkinson opened the scoring after a shot by Jamie Dunn landed at […]

Eyes on the prize – The gaffer has big aims he plans to deliver

This week I spoke with the formidable four about their journey into football, a reflection on their first six months in the role and their ambitious plans moving into next season. WRITES ADAM TONES. Tony Fawcett, Simon Moody, Wayne Buchanan and Chris Bannon came together as one at the back end of October 2021 for […]

Northallerton v Whickham: Lang Jacks look for immediate response to Saturday’s disappointment

After suffering their first defeat of the calendar year at the hands of Seaham last time out, Whickham look for a quick response as they travel to face Northallerton in their penultimate away fixture of the season. With Wednesday’s opponents sitting a lowely 17th in the Ebac Northern League, manager Tony Fawcett and the lads […]

Lang Jacks suffer first league defeat of the year after a heated encounter against Seaham Red Star

Whickham’s ten-game unbeaten run in the league came to an end following a 1-0 away defeat to Seaham Red Star on Saturday. WRITES ADAM TONES. In a scrappy heated encounter with both teams struggling to get a hold of the game, it was the home team who found a breakthrough just before the hour mark.  The […]

Seaham v Whickham: Lang Jacks search for another win on the road

After an impressive win at home on Tuesday evening, Whickham travel to Seaham on Saturday looking to continue their impressive form ahead of the end of the season. With Tuesday evening’s win propelling the Lang Jacks to 8th in the table with a game in hand on Ashington above them, Tony Fawcett will be hoping […]

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 […]

Whickham 6-0 Newcastle Benfield: Six of the best for the Lang Jacks as they cruise to victory

Zak Atkinson bagged a hat trick on Tuesday evening as Whickham took care of Newcastle Benfield on Tuesday evening in impressive fashion. The rout started just two minutes in, Dale Burrell’s header forcing a mistake at the back, allowing Jack Robson to capitalise and loop a finish over the keeper from the left hand side […]

Lang Jacks look to stretch their unbeaten run to ten as Benfield visit the Glebe next

Whickham return to the First Mortgage Glebe on Tuesday evening in their penultimate home match of the season as they welcome Newcastle Benfield.  The home team’s last fixture was a 1-0 victory away to Penrith last Wednesday.  Ross Peareth’s goal 10 minutes from time sent the Lang Jacks home with all three points and stretched […]

Captain Pear-fect – Peareth peach sends Lang Jacks home with all three points.

Whickham kept their focus and reaped the reward of all three points in their 1-0 victory over Penrith on Wednesday evening. WRITES ADAM TONES. The Lang Jacks controlled a scrappy first half as the ball was hoofed back and forth with no team being able to get a hold on the game.  Whickham were the […]