Washington FC

  • Round-up: Two relegations, one promotion from the Northern League Division One

    Round-up: Two relegations, one promotion from the Northern League Division One

    April 12, 2017 at 10:55 am

    With the Northern League Division One about to reach its climax, one set of fans were in jubilation while two others were left in despair. Saturday’s fixtures saw newly promoted South Shields travel to North Shields in the local derby, where North Shields knew that if they lost, their title hopes […]

     
  • 8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    March 21, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    We’re all aware of the non-league history of Jamie Vardy and his transition from Stocksbridge Park Steels to the England National Team. Players such as Danny Johnson, Josh MacDonald and Jack Devlin have all turned professional following time in the Northern League and we take a look at current Northern […]

     
  • Who are the Northern League’s top scorers so far this season?

    Who are the Northern League’s top scorers so far this season?

    January 6, 2017 at 9:37 am

    The Northern League is filled with goal scorers and here are the best three so far this season. Top Scorer- Paul Brayson (Newcastle Benfield) 26 Brayson, aged 39, is a joint player manager alongside Mark Covery at Newcastle Benfield. The ex-Newcastle striker is very experienced in lower and non-league football playing […]

     
  • Latimer hoping for a “solid” performance for Washington against league favourites

    Latimer hoping for a “solid” performance for Washington against league favourites

    December 16, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Washington head into the weekend’s game with South Shields after hitting something of a purple patch. Two wins on the bounce has restored hope in the mechanics dressing room and manager Ritchie Latimer is hoping they can continue their run against a “strong Shields side.”  “It’s important we don’t just […]

     
  • Northern League round-up: North Shields on top

    Northern League round-up: North Shields on top

    December 16, 2016 at 9:52 am

    North Shields will be the happiest team in the Northern League heading towards Christmas – they sit top and eight points clear of rivals South Shields in second. The Robins have enjoyed a fantastic first half of the season seeing them start the season 17 games unbeaten and a 1-0 […]

     
  • Latimer off to the best possible start back at the Mechanics

    Latimer off to the best possible start back at the Mechanics

    December 15, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    Washington recorded their first win in seven games against Chester-Le-Street before defeating West Allotment to ensure returning manager Ritchie Latimer got off to the best possible start. “It feels great to be back it’s been a while since managing but I’ve been doing a bit of scouting for Fleetwood since […]

     
  • Missed chances prove costly as Mechanics winless run continues

    Missed chances prove costly as Mechanics winless run continues

    November 28, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    Washington spurned a two goal lead as they fell 3-2 at home to Bishop Auckland on Saturday. The hosts have now gone five games without a win since their 2-0 win against West Allotment Celtic.  Goalkeeper Dale Connor and full-back Reece Noble were absent from the side as a spirited first […]

     
  • Lee Chapman in action for Ryhope.

    Ryhope face Washington in Northern League local derby

    November 17, 2016 at 8:42 am

    Ryhope CW travel to Washington on Saturday in a relegation six-pointer in the Northern League knowing they could leapfrog the hosts into 18th position. Gary Pearson’s side had lost nine consecutive league games before last Tuesday’s league win over Seaham Red Star. But, the Wearside outfit have been knocked out […]

     
  • Ryhope suffer late cup heartbreak at Ashington

    Ryhope suffer late cup heartbreak at Ashington

    November 16, 2016 at 10:58 am

    Ryhope CW were knocked out of the Northern League Cup on Tuesday night after conceding in injury time to lose 2-1 at Ashington. Shaun Henderson gave the hosts the lead in the first half, before half-time substitute Kyle Davis levelled things for Gary Pearson’s men. Ben Harmison scored in the final […]

     
  • Sweet hat trick condemns Washington to third straight defeat

    Sweet hat trick condemns Washington to third straight defeat

    November 2, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Washington slumped to a 4-1 defeat at mid-table Consett in the Northern League First Division on Tuesday night. The visitors weren’t able to replicate their heroics against a Consett side which they defeated 3-2 just over a fortnight ago.  A hat trick for Michael Sweet ensured it was a night to forget […]