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Pitch maintenance gets underway

Less than 48 hours after the final game of the season, pitch maintenance work got underway at Hillheads on Monday morning. The late finish to the Northern Alliance season, a consequence of the severe weather earlier this year, delayed the renovation work but the pitch should be ready for the first home friendly of the [...]

By |2018-05-26T12:29:45+01:00May 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Pre-season friendlies announced

Whitley are already making plans for the 2018/19 campaign and the first pre-season friendlies have been announced. We make a trip over the Scottish border on Saturday 7th July to play Dalbeattie Star, who we last played three years ago (pictured). Our next game is away to Bedlington Terriers on Tuesday 10th July. We travel [...]

By |2018-06-18T21:11:39+01:00May 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New website for Northern League

The Ebac Northern League’s new website will be available on the afternoon of Tuesday May 22. The website will be at www.northernfootballleague.org The site has a new design and is more accessible for mobile devices. It retains many of the features of the current site, including data from previous seasons. However, a number of new [...]

By |2018-05-16T09:10:13+01:00May 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Flynn wins Player of the Year awards

Tom Flynn picked up two awards when the club presentations took place after Monday's final game of the season. The Bay goalkeeper (pictured) who has played more than 100 games for the club was named Player of the Year and was voted by his team mates as Players Player of the Year. The Supporters Club [...]

By |2018-05-07T21:08:30+01:00May 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Gowens praises contribution of Reserves

Andy Gowens was pleased with the efforts of his young squad and acknowledged the part played in recent games by the reserves team. “We did really well, I had fears before the game with such a young team and limited numbers and with more injuries and Liam Brooks unavailable. They stuck at it did really [...]

By |2018-05-08T11:01:25+01:00May 7th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Youngsters shine but late goals deny Bay

WHITLEY BAY 1 NEWCASTLE BENFIELD 3 Monday 7th May For much of this game it looked as if Whitley might end the season with a victory but in the end, experience and clinical finishing proved decisive despite the enthusiasm and endeavour of Andy Gowens’ youngsters. What has been a recurring theme in recent months struck [...]

By |2018-05-08T10:38:48+01:00May 7th, 2018|Juniors, Match Reports|0 Comments

Reserves narrowly beaten in NFA Benevolent Bowl Final

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY 3 WHITLEY BAY 'A' 2 Whitley's reserves were beaten 3-2 by Northern Alliance Premier Division leaders and champions-elect Newcastle University in a closely contested NFA Benevolent Bowl Final at Whitley Park this evening (Friday). Connor Campbell put Whitley ahead in the 25th minute with a close range finish after the University defence failed [...]

By |2018-05-04T23:51:00+01:00May 4th, 2018|Match Reports, News|0 Comments

Bay sunk by Shildon

WHITLEY BAY 0-6 SHILDON Monday 30 April 2018 By Peter Fox A substitution off the pitch as I step in to cover for Julian for this game….. Whitley suffered a blow before kick off with goalkeeper Tom Flynn filing a late fitness test and among other players missing from Saturday were Scott Jasper, Chris Salmon [...]

By |2018-05-03T20:20:55+01:00May 1st, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments