Tag Archives: Pre-Season

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 […]

Whickham FC: Pre-season summary

      Credit: Thomas Atkinson After an abrupt end to the 2019/20 Northern League Division One season due to the calamitous coronavirus, Whickham were desperate to get back into action on the pitch and start playing football again and after a long three months the squad were given the green light to start playing […]

Whickham FC 4-3 Gateshead FC XI: Match report

With only a few friendlies left for Whickham, The Lang Jacks managed to grab another pre-season victory against an inexperienced Gateshead side who let in  goals against the home side. Whickham opened the scoring in under a minute when Jack Robson nicked the ball off a Gateshead defender on the edge of the box before […]

Dunston UTS 0-3 Whickham F.C: Match report and the post-match reaction

  Whickham’s 2-0 defeat to Cullercoats last time out seemed to inspire them to a solid victory over local rivals Dunston UTS in a friendly played behind closed doors. The game had a fast-paced start to the match with the home side holding a very high line and catching Whickham offside several times. However, the […]

Prudhoe Y.C.F.C 1-4 Whickham F.C: Match report plus the post-match reaction

          After the abrupt end to the 2019/20 Northern League Division One season, Whickham F.C returned to football with an impressive display against Northern Football Alliance side Prudhoe Y.C.F.C. Kieron Moat gave the visitors the lead after five minutes when the forward got in behind the Prudhoe defence before firing a […]