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Ben Richardson signs from North Shields

We are delighted to announce that we have signed Ben Richardson from neighbours North Shields.  Ben is an attacking midfielder and was a member of the Robins' FA Vase winning side in 2015. He is not eligible for the FA Cup as he is cup-tied, having played for North Shields in their defeat to Consett [...]

By |2018-08-30T13:21:40+01:00August 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

“All in all it was a great result”

After the match, Andy Gowens gave his reaction to Whitley’s 6-1 victory over Barnoldswick Town. “I think 6-1 probably flattered us a little bit. Particularly the first half I thought they did really well. They actually started better than we did and at times they cut us open with their passing, but they didn’t take [...]

By |2018-08-26T20:43:15+01:00August 26th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Six of the best as Bay earn big FA Cup victory

EMIRATES FA CUP PRELIMINARY ROUND WHITLEY BAY 6 BARNOLDSWICK TOWN 1 Saturday 25th August Whitley recorded their biggest FA Cup victory for seventeen years in an entertaining and action packed Preliminary Round tie against Barnoldswick Town. The Lancashire side were making their first ever visit to Hillheads but despite arriving at the ground barely 30 [...]

By |2018-08-26T19:16:14+01:00August 26th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Foalle double helps Bay back to winning ways

WHITLEY BAY 3 RYHOPE CW 1 Tuesday 21st August Whitley maintained their excellent record against Ryhope CW with a well deserved victory in an entertaining game at Hillheads. All the goals came in the first half but chances continued after the interval with Ryhope missing a penalty in the closing stages. Among several changes from [...]

By |2018-08-22T13:41:09+01:00August 22nd, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“I think we deserved something from the game”

Manager Andy Gowens felt that Whitley’s performance against West Auckland was better than the final score would suggest, but acknowledged that his side had not taken their chances. “It was frustrating really. I think we deserved something out of the game. People might look at the result and think it was comfortable for them but [...]

By |2018-08-19T20:43:04+01:00August 19th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Fisher makes Bay pay for missed chances

WHITLEY BAY 0 WEST AUCKLAND TOWN 2 Saturday 18th August Whitley paid the price for missed chances in a keenly contested game against a West Auckland side who are one the championship favourites. It was a vastly improved performance from the debacle at Dunston on Tuesday but still not good enough to avoid a second [...]

By |2018-08-19T20:07:19+01:00August 19th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Woeful Bay suffer record defeat at Dunston

DUNSTON UTS 8 WHITLEY BAY 0 Tuesday 14th August Whitley crashed to their heaviest ever Northern League defeat on a night to forget at Dunston’s UTS Stadium. Callum Anderson was the only absentee from the side that won at Thackley in the FA Cup at the weekend, Luke Taylor replacing him in the centre of [...]

By |2018-08-15T16:59:37+01:00August 15th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“It was a cup game and we’re through”

While obviously pleased to have won the FA Cup tie at Thackley, manager Andy Gowens was not entirely satisfied with the overall performance of his team. “It was one of those games, three nil up and it should have been four with the penalty. You should always score with a free shot at goal. It [...]

By |2018-08-13T10:08:00+01:00August 13th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Bay hold on to win dramatic cup tie

EMIRATES FA CUP EXTRA PRELIMINARY ROUND THACKLEY 2 WHITLEY BAY 3 Saturday 11th August Whitley are through to the next round of the FA Cup after a dramatic game of contrasting fortunes in West Yorkshire. Leading 3-0 at half time, they appeared to be in complete control but Thackley battled back strongly in the second [...]

By |2018-08-12T21:15:56+01:00August 12th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Penalty proves crucial in hard fought contest

STOCKTON TOWN 1 WHITLEY BAY 0 Wednesday 8th August A hard fought and entertaining game was decided by a 43rd minute penalty as the FA Vase Finalists made a winning return to home territory in their first game back in Stockton since their day out at Wembley back in May. Whitley defender Callum Anderson, the [...]

By |2018-08-09T18:46:22+01:00August 9th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments