Tag Archives: Whitley Bay

Blank Saturday? Not in the Northern League

Although the 146th Tyne-Wear derby has been put back to noon on Sunday, there’s still plenty of local football taking place at 3pm tomorrow afteroon. The game of the day, undoubtedly, is the Northern League El Clasico, two-time defending champions … Continue reading

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Whitley Bay’s Four Year Cup Run Finally Comes to an End

Whitley Bay hadn’t lost an FA Vase game in 1,420 days and twenty-nine ties. Paul Chow had scored in thirteen successive rounds of the competition and won at Wembley three seasons in a row. It was the club’s seventh time … Continue reading

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Northern League Talking Points

Whitley Bay dropped to third despite a late equaliser from Lee-Paul Scroggins rescuing a point at Shildon. The Seahorses are one of four Northern League teams to apply for promotion but need to finish in the top two places to … Continue reading

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Peter Mann and the Spirit of the North

A freelance writer for fanzines, matchday programmes and the BBC’s Non-League website, Peter Mann champions local football through his Spirit of the North site – which he hopes to turn into a magazine covering all levels of the game from … Continue reading

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The Northern League at Christmas

With most of Saturday’s games falling victim to the wintry weather, Sunderland RCA’s 2-2 home draw with Billingham Town on Friday night ensured they’ll be spending Christmas Day at the top of the Northern League tree. Behind West Auckland Town … Continue reading

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Northern League Round-up

Paul Chow’s 149th and 150th goals in a Whitley Bay shirt helped Ian Chandler’s side move up to third in the Northern League table after a hugely impressive 3-1 win at Ashington. Brian Smith headed the third for Bay, Ashington … Continue reading

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FA Vase: The Final 32

For once, the luck for Northern League teams in the FA Vase was spread across the board, all six of the region’s team managing to avoid each other in the draw for the fourth round. Whitley Bay, 7/2 favourites to … Continue reading

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