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“Lots of positives”

Looking back on Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Newton Aycliffe, Bay manager Mick Mulhern said there were lots of positives to take from his team’s performance and he felt they deserved to win the game. “I thought we were the better team to be honest. In the first half I was really pleased with the shape. [...]

By |2018-12-30T21:18:38+01:00December 30th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Points shared in entertaining draw

WHITLEY BAY 2 NEWTON AYCLIFFE 2 Saturday 29th December An 83rd minute penalty earned Whitley a share of the spoils from an entertaining contest but on the balance of chances, this was a game that they should probably have won. Quite remarkably, the contest followed an identical pattern to the game between the sides at [...]

By |2018-12-30T19:17:40+01:00December 30th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Crushing defeat for Whitley at Seaham

SEAHAM RED STAR 5 WHITLEY BAY 0 Saturday 22nd December Whitley suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Seaham Red Star in their final game before Christmas. A head injury to Luke Salmon after just three minutes resulted in a lengthy delay and on the restart, Seaham raced away upfield and took the lead. [...]

By |2018-12-22T21:52:40+01:00December 22nd, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Seaham match preview

For their final pre-Christmas fixture, Whitley travel to Seaham Red Star this weekend to take on the side they defeated 4-2 at Hillheads on the opening day of the season. Seaham have struggled near the foot of the table but in recent weeks they have shown signs of improvement as they have strengthened their squad. [...]

By |2018-12-21T15:09:01+01:00December 21st, 2018|Match preview|0 Comments

Ten years ago – the road to Wembley via Penrith

It was ten years ago today, on the road to the first of their three consecutive Wembley triumphs, that Whitley won their FA Vase 3rd Round tie at Penrith. Twice the game was postponed because the Southend Road pitch was waterlogged so it meant a Wednesday night trip to Cumbria, where the only goal of [...]

By |2018-12-17T16:31:02+01:00December 17th, 2018|Player quote|0 Comments

Mulhern assesses derby defeat

Mick Mulhern gave his thoughts on Saturday’s derby defeat at Hillheads “I was disappointed we didn’t respond as I’d have expected after the excellent performance at Ryhope on Tuesday night. It’s a lack of consistency that’s been our problem all season, we take one big step forward then one back. “In the first half it [...]

By |2018-12-17T11:28:29+01:00December 17th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments

Bay frozen out in derby defeat

WHITLEY BAY 0 NORTH SHIELDS 3 Saturday 15th December Whitley’s inconsistent season continued with a disappointing derby day defeat coming just four days after an impressive League Cup victory at Ryhope. A bitterly cold, strong and blustery wind made conditions difficult for players and fans alike and while the crowd was in excess of 400, [...]

By |2018-12-16T23:56:54+01:00December 16th, 2018|Match Reports|0 Comments

Ten Years On

We are delighted to announce a special celebration that will take place next year to commemorate Whitley Bay's record breaking hat trick of FA Vase victories at Wembley. The event is the brainchild of Mark Taylor, whose final game was the FA Vase Final in 2009 and later that year was diagnosed with motor neurone [...]

By |2018-12-14T20:05:17+01:00December 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

North Shields match preview

Whitley and North Shields are due to meet at Hillheads tomorrow (Saturday) in the third North Tyneside derby of the season. In the two previous games the home side came out on top by two goals to nil. Whitley won the first encounter, a League Cup 2nd Round tie at Hillheads, with former Robin Ben [...]

By |2018-12-14T17:55:15+01:00December 14th, 2018|Match preview|0 Comments

“All over the pitch we had a good night”

Mick Mulhern was clearly delighted and relieved to get his first win as Bay manager in the League Cup tie at Ryhope CW. Speaking this afternoon, he explained “Last night was very pleasing. I changed the style of play and the formation and made a couple of changes to the team. The changes weren’t necessarily [...]

By |2018-12-12T16:55:23+01:00December 12th, 2018|Manager|0 Comments