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Gowens speaks after West Auckland defeat

Manager Andy Gowens gave his assessment after the defeat at West Auckland,  “It’s hard, it was a harsh final score. We were a bit fatigued at the end, four games in a week took its toll a bit but with so many missing with injuries, what can you do? We’ve five defenders all injured at [...]

By |2018-04-28T21:48:22+01:00April 28th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Experienced West Auckland side too strong for Bay

WEST AUCKLAND TOWN 5 WHITLEY BAY 0 Saturday 28th April On their final Saturday outing of the season, Whitley ended up well beaten by a strong and experienced West Auckland side who now look sure to finish in third place. The congested end of season fixture list meant that this was Whitley’s fourth game in [...]

By |2018-04-28T22:27:42+01:00April 28th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“We deserved something out of the game”

Commenting on the narrow defeat at Newton Aycliffe, manager Andy Gowens felt that after a poor first half Whitley eventually did enough to deserve a point from the game. “It was a poor start again, we gave away a goal after just two minutes. I thought we were disappointing in the first half, we gave [...]

By |2018-04-27T11:50:01+01:00April 27th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Depleted Bay suffer narrow defeat at Aycliffe

NEWTON AYCLIFFE 1 WHITLEY BAY 0 Thursday 26th April A goal inside the third minute was enough to give Aycliffe the points against a severely depleted Bay side at Moore Lane Park. Work commitments together with an ever growing injury list meant that Andy Gowens was down to the bare bones for Whitley’s third game [...]

By |2018-04-27T11:37:38+01:00April 27th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“I cannot fault them tonight”

Despite the defeat, Andy Gowens was pleased with the way the team played. “It was a great performance. Obviously Morpeth are a really good team, they played some really good football. But we created chances as well, Tom Potter with two good saves from the keeper, Regan at the end with a chance and Callum [...]

By |2018-04-24T01:32:22+01:00April 24th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Brannen stars in spirited Bay performance

WHITLEY BAY 1 MORPETH TOWN 4 Monday 23rd April Whitley produced a battling display against league leaders Morpeth Town in a game that was much closer than the final score would suggest. It was a huge improvement on the performance at Bishop Auckland two days earlier and the result was in doubt until the last [...]

By |2018-04-24T02:13:22+01:00April 24th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Gowens speaks after Bishop Auckland game

Manager Andy Gowens was very unhappy with his team’s performance in the 4-0 defeat at Bishop Auckland. “It was a terrible start with a goal in the first 30 seconds. We just didn’t defend it properly, but then we settled and were in the game and I thought we dominated it for about 30 minutes. [...]

By |2018-04-22T15:52:22+01:00April 22nd, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Dismal performance as Bay are outplayed

BISHOP AUCKLAND 4 WHITLEY BAY 0 Saturday 21st April Whitley produced their poorest performance of the season as they slumped to a heavy defeat at relegation threatened Bishop Auckland. Callum Anderson, David Hall and Graham Williams all missed out through injury and a fragile Bay defence never got to grips with a determined home side [...]

By |2018-04-22T15:13:26+01:00April 22nd, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“We did well in spells”

Whitley's 3-1 win against Billingham Synthonia, pleased Andy Gowens but the manager had reservations about his team's performance. “It’s great to win, but without being derogatory to them it was a bit easy at times. Although we played some good stuff and created a lot of chances especially first half, we still aren’t being ruthless [...]

By |2018-04-19T23:33:14+01:00April 19th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Welcome victory as Bay defeat Synthonia

WHITLEY BAY 3 BILLINGHAM SYNTHONIA 1 Tuesday 17th April Whitley recorded their first win for two months with a comfortable victory over bottom of the table Billingham Synthonia. Both sides were below full strength, with Whitley missing Callum Anderson and David Hall through injury while Callum Johnston was unwell and Scott Jasper unavailable due to [...]

By |2018-04-19T22:23:59+01:00April 18th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments