Andy Gowens appointed manager until end of season

Whitley Bay FC have appointed Andy Gowens as manager until the end of the season. Andy made almost 350 appearances for the club in the 1980's and 90's and as manager he led Whitley to their first FA Vase success at Villa Park in 2002. In making their appointment, the Board of Directors also announced [...]

By |2018-03-09T14:39:16+00:00February 28th, 2018|Manager, News|0 Comments

Hattrick impressed with the commitment and spirit of the side

Reserve team manager Gavin Hattrick, who was in caretaker charge of the side for the game against Seaham, had only a few days to prepare for the match and was impressed with the effort and commitment of his team. “Before the game the dressing room atmosphere was really brilliant, but conceding that goal in the [...]

By |2018-02-25T20:47:13+00:00February 25th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

A close contest but Seaham take the points

WHITLEY BAY 0 SEAHAM RED STAR 2 Saturday 24th February Whitley began life after the departure of Marc Nash and his management team with defeat at home to Seaham Red Star, but it was a closely contested game and they could consider themselves unfortunate not to have earned a share of the spoils. Caretaker manager [...]

By |2018-02-26T00:21:32+00:00February 25th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Message from the Chairman

In today’s match programme, Club Chairman Paul McIlduff explained the circumstances surrounding the departure of Whitley’s management team earlier in the week. His message is reproduced below: “It is with much disappointment to me personally, and I am sure to many of our fans, that Marc, Woody and Chris have left the Bay and joined [...]

By |2018-02-24T21:13:14+00:00February 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Winning run ends at Ashington

ASHINGTON 3 WHITLEY BAY 2 Saturday 17th February Whitley suffered their first away league defeat since October, going down by the odd goal in five at Ashington. It was a repeat of the scoreline against Jarrow Roofing the previous week and as in that game, a late comeback was not enough to rescue a point [...]

By |2018-02-19T11:50:50+00:00February 19th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Alex Kempster – ‘a great role model’

Bay manager Marc Nash was wholesome in his praise of Alex Kempster after the 22 year old signed a professional contract with York City.  "The players & staff would like to wish Alex every success with his move into the professional game. Since we took over, his consistency and performance levels have gone through the [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:10:49+00:00February 14th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Poor start proves costly as Roofing take the points

WHITLEY BAY 2 JARROW ROOFING BCA 3 Saturday 10th February Whitley’s poor run of home form continued with a narrow defeat by Jarrow Roofing. The wintry weather once again badly affected the Northern League fixtures and this game went ahead with players having to contend with difficult conditions on a very heavy pitch. Despite their [...]

By |2018-02-12T10:41:38+00:00February 11th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments