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Bay defeat Shields in League Cup

NORTHERN LEAGUE CUP 2nd ROUND WHITLEY BAY 2 NORTH SHIELDS 0 Tuesday 30th October Whitley emerged victorious in the first local derby of the season against North Shields, much to the delight of their fans in the bumper midweek crowd of almost 400. In an entertaining cup tie, the first half was played at a [...]

By |2018-10-31T18:57:24+01:00October 31st, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Bay sign Suddick from North Shields

Whitley have signed midfielder Lewis Suddick from neighbours North Shields. Suddick, who turned 21 earlier this week, comes from a well known footballing family who have previous connections at Hillheads. He is the son of Fraser Suddick, who played for the Bay, and nephew of Jarrod Suddick, who was a regular in the Whitley side [...]

By |2018-10-31T13:24:48+01:00October 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

“I thought it was two points dropped”

Andy Gowens felt that this was a game that Whitley should really have won after taking a first half lead through Kieran Brannen. “I thought it was two points dropped again really. We started off well but didn’t really get into the last third. Some of the choices we made weren’t quite on, like the [...]

By |2018-10-29T11:47:04+01:00October 29th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Points shared in close contest

WHITLEY BAY 1 ASHINGTON 1 Saturday 27th October Whitley shared the points with their Northumbrian rivals Ashington in a closely contested game on a bitterly cold and windy afternoon. Despite the conditions, this contest attracted by far the biggest Northern League crowd of the day, boosted by a group of Colliers fans who walked the [...]

By |2018-10-29T11:02:50+01:00October 29th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Old Boys knock Bay out of Senior Cup

NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP 1st ROUND HEATON STANNINGTON 4 WHITLEY BAY 3 Wednesday 24th October This was an action packed cup tie with seven goals, a controversial penalty and shots at both ends striking the woodwork or being cleared off the line. It was certainly an exciting game for the neutral but unfortunately for Whitley it [...]

By |2018-10-25T14:09:09+01:00October 25th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Foalle signs for Morpeth Town

Striker Jack Foalle has today signed for Evo-Stik Division One East side Morpeth Town.  Jack, who rejoined Whitley from Bedlington Terriers in the summer, has been in tremendous form this season, scoring 17 goals in 15 appearances, including a record breaking run when he has scored in each of his last ten games. Manager Andy [...]

By |2018-10-16T20:40:18+01:00October 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Points shared in six goal thriller

WHITLEY BAY 3 NEWCASTLE BENFIELD 3 Saturday 13th October This was a thoroughly entertaining, action packed local derby and while a draw was a fair result, Whitley will feel disappointed to have conceded an equaliser with virtually the last kick of the game. On National Non-League Day, this was a superb advert for football outside [...]

By |2018-10-14T23:27:05+01:00October 14th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Foalle’s record breaking achievement

Jack Foalle admitted that he was “very impressed” with his achievement of scoring in nine consecutive games, but was quick to heap praise on his team mates. “It comes a lot from the work rate of the team to get in positions to score. I didn’t think I’d get the goals so quickly but I [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:32:20+01:00October 8th, 2018|Player quote|0 Comments

“We retained the ball better today”

Andy Gowens was obviously a happy man after the 4-1 victory at Hebburn, but comparing it with the Sunderland RCA game in midweek he commented “It's close margins, we didn’t do that badly on Tuesday night but we retained the ball better today, the passing, the movement was good. “In the first ten minutes we [...]

By |2018-10-08T00:22:07+01:00October 8th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments