Mick Mulhern has been appointed manager of Whitley Bay FC following the resignation of Andy Gowens on Sunday. Mick steps up from the role of assistant manager, a position he has held since February.
Speaking to the club website, Mick said “I am aware that I am filling the boots of a Whitley Bay legend and I am pleased to say that I am taking on the job with Andy’s full blessing. I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to manage a club of the stature of Whitley Bay and I am looking forward to the task ahead. I believe we have a good squad of players here and along with Andy Hudson will be looking for continuity and stability within the club.”

Mick’s first game in his new role will be on Saturday when Whitley travel to Newton Aycliffe.