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Bay well beaten by Bishops

WHITLEY BAY 1 BISHOP AUCKLAND 4 Saturday 29th September Whitley ended up well beaten after a disappointing performance when they suffered the rare misfortune of having to use three different goalkeepers. Tom Flynn was forced to leave the field after 20 minutes with a groin injury and his replacement, Liam Powell limped off before half [...]

By |2018-09-30T23:37:51+01:00September 30th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“In the second half their class really came through”

Whitley’s FA Cup run finally came to an end at Altrincham and manager Andy Gowens was quick to acknowledge the quality of their National League North opponents. “It was tough, but we knew it would be, and without really making an excuse we’ve come with six players missing and the squad in depth is then [...]

By |2018-09-24T10:05:07+01:00September 24th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Ten man Bay outclassed at Altrincham

EMIRATES FA CUP 2nd QUALIFYING ROUND ALTRINCHAM 5 WHITLEY BAY 0 Saturday 22nd September Whitley’s FA Cup run came to an end with a heavy defeat at Altrincham but there was no disgrace in this outcome against a side from three divisions higher in the football pyramid. The final score might well have been much [...]

By |2018-09-23T23:47:24+01:00September 23rd, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Winning run ends with Vase defeat

FA VASE 2nd QUALIFYING ROUND WHICKHAM 2 WHITLEY BAY 1 (after extra time) Saturday 15th September Whitley’s recent good form deserted them as they suffered an early exit from this season’s FA Vase, beaten by an unfortunate own goal in extra time at Whickham. Making their first ever visit to The Glebe ground, they failed [...]

By |2018-09-16T21:08:03+01:00September 16th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“I guess we excited the crowd and they’ll want to come back again”

Assistant manager Mick Mulhern joined in the celebrations on the pitch after the dramatic victory over Evo-Stik Premier Division Whitby Town and thanked 680 strong crowd for their support. Taking charge of the side in the absence of Andy Gowens who was on a pre-arranged holiday, he was obviously delighted with the performance of his [...]

By |2018-09-10T09:23:21+01:00September 10th, 2018|Assistant Manager|0 Comments

Foalle’s late winner earns Bay FA Cup glory

EMIRATES FA CUP 1st QUALIFYING ROUND WHITLEY BAY 1 WHITBY TOWN 0 Saturday 8th September In a dramatic climax to a gripping cup tie, Whitley scored an 89th minute winner to produce one of the upsets of the round as they knocked Evo-Stik Premier Division side Whitby Town out of the FA Cup in the [...]

By |2018-09-10T00:40:06+01:00September 10th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

“We took our chances and they didn’t”

Whitley started their Buildbase FA Vase campaign with a comprehensive 6-0 victory over Esh Winning but asked if he felt the score was a fair reflection of the game, manager Andy Gowens replied “No not really, especially in the first half. They made it difficult for us in the first half. They used the ball [...]

By |2018-09-02T19:43:34+01:00September 2nd, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Another six for Whitley

BUILDBASE FA VASE 1st QUALIFYING ROUND ESH WINNING 0 WHITLEY BAY 6 Saturday 1st September Last week, Whitley scored six goals in the FA Cup; on Saturday they scored six more, this time in the FA Vase as they ran out convincing winners on a warm and sunny afternoon at Esh Winning. The highlight of [...]

By |2018-09-02T16:27:54+01:00September 2nd, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments