Shildon match preview

This is the final weekend of fixtures in the Northern League First Division and Whitley complete their programme with a home game against Shildon. Whitley need a victory to guarantee retaining their 12th place while Shildon will be looking for three points to give them a chance of finishing sixth. It is just five weeks [...]

By |2019-04-11T23:11:31+00:00April 12th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Penrith match preview

Whitley are on their travels for the final time this season when they make the journey to Cumbria this weekend to take on a resurgent Penrith.  The 'Bonny Blues' have endured a difficult season, well adrift at the foot of the table for much of the campaign, but a recent upturn in form has seen [...]

By |2019-04-05T10:32:15+00:00April 5th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Guisborough Town match preview

Whitley are at home to Guisborough Town this weekend hoping to put the disappointment of Wednesday's League Cup defeat behind them. That result ended Nathan Haslam's unbeaten start as Bay manager but he will be determined to see his side bounce back and record their fourth consecutive league victory.  Guisborough are currently in 16th place [...]

By |2019-03-29T20:23:34+00:00March 29th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

League Cup semi final preview

Tomorrow evening Whitley make the seven mile journey along the Coast Road to face local rivals Newcastle Benfield in the semi final of the Mitre Brooks Mileson Memorial Northern League Cup. The outcome of a local derby is always difficult to predict but this is a particularly intriguing cup tie with both sides having experienced [...]

By |2019-03-27T13:02:44+00:00March 26th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Consett match preview

Whitley take on second top Consett at Hillheads this weekend and will be looking for their third consecutive victory as Nathan Haslam aims to continue his unbeaten start as Bay manager.  Since his arrival at the club earlier this month, Whitley have picked up seven points from three games and have climbed four places up [...]

By |2019-03-22T10:26:06+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Ashington match preview

Tomorrow Whitley head north for the only time this season when they take on Ashington with Nathan Haslam looking to continue his unbeaten start as manager. Following a creditable draw at Shildon last Saturday, the new boss saw his side pick up a well deserved victory over Whickham on Tuesday evening, a result that saw [...]

By |2019-03-15T11:07:18+00:00March 15th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Whickham match preview

Whitley welcome Whickham to Hillheads this evening in a game of crucial importance to both clubs. Only four points separate the sides at the lower end of the table and while Whickham will be hoping to narrow the gap, victory for Whitley would see them jump three places to 13th position. Following a creditable draw [...]

By |2019-03-12T11:07:36+00:00March 12th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Shildon match preview

Whitley travel to Shildon tomorrow with Nathan Haslam taking charge of the side for the first time following his appointment as manager on Tuesday. While the new boss has promised to give the current squad of players the opportunity to prove themselves during the final weeks of the season, there could be a return to [...]

By |2019-03-08T15:11:48+00:00March 8th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Hebburn Town match preview

Whitley go into tomorrow's game at home to Hebburn Town in urgent need of points to pull away from the lower end of the table, having lost their last three league games. Their most recent victory was in the League Cup Quarter Final at Newton Aycliffe ten days ago.  Seventh placed Hebburn have also been [...]

By |2019-02-22T15:02:48+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments

Bishop Auckland match preview

Whitley travel to Bishop Auckland this afternoon to take on one of the League's in-form sides. Sitting in second place, the Two Blues are on a long unbeaten run and are battling for promotion in a closely run contest with Dunston UTS and Consett.  Bay legend Ian Chandler is now manager at Heritage Park, with [...]

By |2019-02-16T10:02:20+00:00February 15th, 2019|Match preview|0 Comments