Whickham F.C.

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Whickham
Whickham F.C. logo.png
Full nameWhickham Football Club
Nickname(s)The Home Guard or The Lang Jacks
Founded1944
GroundThe Glebe Sports Ground, Whickham
ManagerMark Convery
League Northern League Division One
2020–21 Northern League Division One (season curtailed)

Whickham Football Club are an English football club based in Whickham, Tyne and Wear, playing in the Northern League Division One in the English football league system. They won the FA Vase in 1981.

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The team plays its home matches at the Glebe Sports Ground, Rose Avenue, Whickham.

History

Founded in 1944 as Axwell Park Colliery Welfare, the club first started playing in the Derwent Valley League. In 1974, they joined the Wearside League, and were league champions in two seasons, 1977–78 and 1987–88. The year 1981 was one of the most successful years in the club's history, when they beat Willenhall Town 3–2 in the final, after going 0–2 down, to win the FA Vase. At the start of 1988–89, they moved up to the Northern League Division Two. The first season saw them finishing third in the league, and they were promoted to Division One. 1991–92 saw them relegated back to Division Two. In 1995, they were promoted again, as league champions, but after relegation in 1997, they have since stayed in Division Two. Whickham were promoted to the First Division at the end of the 2017–18 season.

Squad

Updated 16 February 2020[ citation needed ]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
GK Flag of England.svg  ENG Adam Bartlett
GK Flag of England.svg  ENG Kieran Proctor
GK Flag of England.svg  ENG Daniel Staples
GK Flag of England.svg  ENG Jack Wilson
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Jonathan Burn
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Charlie Exley
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Kieran Galbraith
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Matthew Grieve
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Daryll Hall
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Darren Hamilton
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Tomas Howard
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG George Lindo
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Stephen Little
DF Flag of England.svg  ENG Dylan McAvoy
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Steven Bowey
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Dale Burrell
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Chad Collins
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Daniel Cranston
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Ricky Fenwick
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Lewis Gibbons
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Lee McAndrew
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Conor Newton
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Ross Peareth
MF Flag of England.svg  ENG Tom Scothern
FW Flag of England.svg  ENG Scott McCarthy
FW Flag of England.svg  ENG Scott Robson
FW Flag of England.svg  ENG Jamie-Lee Statt
FW Flag of England.svg  ENG Damien Stevens

Management

Updated 16 February 2020.

Committee

PositionName
President Brian McCartney
Chairman Ben Riley
Secretary Lynn Ready
Director of Football Neil Wilson
Treasurer Alan Walton
Committee/GroundsmanSteve Peareth
Committee/GroundsmanJohn Curry
Committee Danny Henderson
Committee Steven Wade
Committee Ross Gregory
Committee Dan Bewicke
Committee Kris Holmes
Committee Paul Cavanagh
MediaBen Robinson
Photographers Paula Malone and Will Matthews
Cafe ManageressTracy Taylorson

Notable former players

Honours

Records

Coordinates: 54°56′37.36″N1°40′48.84″W / 54.9437111°N 1.6802333°W / 54.9437111; -1.6802333

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