Callum Anderson signs two year contract

We are delighted to announce that Callum Anderson, Whitley's longest serving player, has committed himself to the club by signing a new two year contract. The 27 year old defender came through the Reserves side and was a member of our FA Vase winning squads. He has made just under 300 appearances for the club [...]

By |2018-03-29T20:41:21+01:00March 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

“Silly mistakes are costing us”

Manager Andy Gowens felt that silly mistakes and a failure to test the keeper were Whitley’s downfall in their 3-1 defeat at Penrith. “I think first half we matched them but once they got the second goal I think the heads went down and they bullied us after that. Again it’s silly mistakes that are [...]

By |2018-03-26T09:33:04+01:00March 26th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Coleman hat trick sinks Whitley at Penrith

PENRITH 3 WHITLEY BAY 1 Saturday 24th March Whitley’s poor run of form continued at Penrith as a second half hat trick from striker Martyn Coleman earned victory for the Cumbrians. Andy Gowens made one change from the side that performed well without reward at Shildon in midweek, Callum Johnston coming in for the unlucky [...]

By |2018-03-26T09:02:56+01:00March 25th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“I thought we were really unlucky” – Gowens

Speaking after Whitley's 2-1 defeat at Shildon, manager Andy Gowens felt the result was not a fair reflection of the game. “I thought we were, in major parts of the game, the best side. We played some great stuff but there were two unfortunate goals I would say, one the ricochet and then the o.g. [...]

By |2018-03-22T21:39:42+01:00March 22nd, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Unlucky Bay suffer narrow defeat at Shildon

SHILDON 2 WHITLEY BAY 1 Wednesday 21st March Whitley can count themselves extremely unfortunate not to have gained at least a share of the spoils from what was an entertaining game at Shildon. A deflected shot gave the hosts a half time lead before Tom Potter equalised just after the restart but then a bizarre [...]

By |2018-03-23T09:42:56+01:00March 22nd, 2018|Match Reports|2 Comments

‘I can’t fault the effort’ – Gowens

After his first game back in charge at Hillheads, manager Andy Gowens gave his assessment of the team's performance against Sunderland RCA. “We had two experienced players missing at the last minute, Callum Anderson’s partner was in hospital and Tom Flynn had a stomach problem so right from the beginning we had two experienced players [...]

By |2018-03-15T11:16:30+01:00March 15th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Ten man Bay suffer heavy defeat

WHITLEY BAY 2 SUNDERLAND RCA 6 Tuesday 13th March A Bay side reduced to ten men in the opening minutes suffered a heavy defeat against Sunderland RCA in a game of controversial decisions by the match officials. In his first game back in charge at Hillheads, Andy Gowens was dealt two blows shortly before kick [...]

By |2018-03-15T12:13:08+01:00March 14th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Ross Wilkinson signs for Consett

Central defender Ross Wilkinson has left Whitley Bay to join Consett. Ross signed for Whitley in the summer of 2016 and his commanding displays in the heart of defence together with scoring some crucial goals, made him a popular figure with Bay fans. He was named man of the match when captaining the side in [...]

By |2018-03-09T15:39:34+01:00March 9th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Kyle Patton joins Shildon

Teenage striker Kyle Patton has today left Whitley Bay and has signed for Shildon.  Kyle joined Whitley in October 2016 and during his time at Hillheads he made 58 appearances and scored 19 goals, nine of which have come this season. His most recent goal was the winner at Sunderland RCA last month. We would [...]

By |2018-03-05T19:23:39+01:00March 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments