Defensive errors prove costly for Whitley

RYHOPE CW 4 WHITLEY BAY 3 Saturday 18th January 2020 In a game of fluctuating fortunes, Whitley made a disastrous start, conceding twice in the first eight minutes, but recovered strongly, scoring two goals towards the end of the first half and might even have taken the lead in a dominant spell before the interval. [...]

By |2020-01-19T22:58:32+00:00January 19th, 2020|Match Reports|0 Comments

Defensive lapses prove costly

WHITLEY BAY 0 GUISBOROUGH TOWN 2 Saturday 11th January 2020 A goal early in each half earned in-form Guisborough their fifth consecutive victory, each of which has come without conceding a goal. They deserved their success for capitalising on two defensive errors by Whitley in a game when neither keeper was overworked. In contrast to [...]

By |2020-01-12T20:31:10+00:00January 12th, 2020|Match Reports|0 Comments

Unlucky Bay start year with defeat

Newcastle Benfield 2 Whitley Bay 1 Ebac Northern League Division One Saturday 4th January 2020 By David Hall Bay opened the new decade with a defeat in this clash with Newcastle Benfield, but can count themselves unlucky to come away with nothing to show for their efforts after having the majority of the possession over [...]

By |2020-01-05T17:04:42+00:00January 5th, 2020|Match Reports|0 Comments

Second half goals decisive in Boxing Day derby

North Shields 3-1 Whitley Bay Thursday December 26th 2019 By Peter Fox North Shields came out on top of the first coastal “derby” (El Classicoast / El Coastico, delete as applicable) of the season played on a very heavy pitch played out in front of a crowd of 676. Both teams had difficulty dealing with [...]

By |2019-12-29T11:10:51+00:00December 29th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Colquhoun hat trick puts Bay in seventh heaven

WHITLEY BAY 7 SEAHAM RED STAR 1 Saturday 21st December Christmas came early for Whitley as they treated their fans to a goal feast which produced their biggest victory in four years. It was a sparkling performance which left Seaham a well beaten side before the half time whistle had been blown. For some weeks [...]

By |2019-12-22T18:10:47+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Orrell’s late goal sees off local rivals Ashington

WHITLEY BAY 3 ASHINGTON 2 Saturday 14th December A goal from Lewis Orrell seven minutes from time gave Whitley a hard earned victory over local rivals Ashington on an afternoon when the elements conspired to make conditions difficult for players and spectators alike. Following their excellent midweek win at Hebburn, another three points provided Whitley [...]

By |2019-12-15T20:09:25+00:00December 15th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Bay sting Hornets to claim victory on South Tyneside

HEBBURN TOWN 1 WHITLEY BAY 2 Tuesday 10th December Whitley produced arguably their best performance of the season when they defeated title hopefuls Hebburn Town on a windy night on South Tyneside. What was in no doubt at all was the satisfaction that the victory gave to Whitley and their fans after suffering three defeats [...]

By |2019-12-11T16:25:03+00:00December 11th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Honours even in eight goal thriller

BISHOP AUCKLAND 4 WHITLEY BAY 4 Saturday 7th December This dramatic, action packed game provided great entertainment for the fans with Whitley twice battling back from two goals down to earn a draw despite playing almost all of the second half with ten men. Seven of the goals came in a frantic first 40 minutes [...]

By |2019-12-08T23:51:10+00:00December 8th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

Fightback comes too late to save a point

WHITLEY BAY 1 PENRITH 2 Tuesday 3rd December Whitley’s inconsistent form continued as they fell to a thoroughly disappointing defeat at the hands of Penrith, a side who arrived at Hillheads just one point off the foot of the First Division. Saturday’s victory over Northallerton had given hope of a climb into mid-table but despite [...]

By |2019-12-04T16:46:31+00:00December 4th, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments

First half goals give Whitley a crucial victory

WHITLEY BAY 2 NORTHALLERTON TOWN 1 Saturday 30th November Whitley came from behind to claim a crucial victory against Northallerton which lifted them three places up the table. Playing their first game for three weeks following prolonged wet weather, Whitley were without captain Craig McFarlane who picked up a calf injury in training, and was [...]

By |2019-12-01T18:53:41+00:00December 1st, 2019|Match Reports|0 Comments