Saturday 31st January
U8s v. no game
U9 Comets v. postponed U9 Rockets v. Bedlington postponed
U10 Comets v. New Fordley postponed
U10 Rockets v. WBBC Benfica postponed
U11 Girls v. Ponteland Utd KO 11:00
Seniors v. Seaton Burn FC (A) KO 14:00 Sunday 1st February
U11 Wanderers v. West Denton postponed
U11 Warriors v. Wallsend postponed
U11 Wolves v. Whitley Bay postponed
U12 Wanderers v. Blyth (A) KO 12:30
U12 Warriors v. Whitley Bay postponed
U13 Wanderers v. Blyth Town postponed
U13 Wolves v. Kingston Park Utd (A) KO 12:30
U14s v. Whitley Bay FC Real postponed
U15s v. Blyth Town (A) KO 12:15
U16s v. Coast Soccer postponed
U17s v. Cramlington Town Whites postponed
Saturday 24th January
U8s v. Montague Blues
U9 Comets v. Cup (details on team page)
U9 Rockets v. Heaton Hawks
U10 Comets v. Heaton Hawks postponed
U10 Rockets v. Montague Reds
U11 Girls v. Walker Central postponed
Seniors 1 - 3 Willington Quay FC Sunday 25th January
U11 Wanderers 3 - 3 Bedlington
U11 Warriors 5 - 0 Newcastle Westgate
U11 Wolves 6 - 1 Blyth Town
U12 Wanderers 0 - 6 AE Phoenix
U12 Warriors 4 - 6 Corbridge
U13 Wanderers 6 - 0 Haydon Bridge
U13 Wolves 0 - 6 Westgate
U14s 6 - 1 Kingston Park
U15s 6 - 4 Whitley Bay
U16s 0 - 4 Newcastle City
U17s 6 - 3 Cullercoats
Committee Meeting: 19th January 18:00 Committee Meeting: 1st February 17:00 Managers Meeting: 1st February 18:00 Minutes available in Managers Section
Minisoccer at Wideopen Juniors
The minisoccer section at Wideopen and District Juniors AFC is thriving. More information is available HERE.
Soccer Skills Sessions
During the Summer, these sessions are 6-7 on Monday nights at Lockey Park. There is also a session between 9:30 and 10:30 on Saturdays at Lockey Park. Three groups for 5-6 year olds; 7-8 year olds and 9-10 year olds. Everyone welcome.
They are held at Seaton Burn College during the winter (mid-September to mid-March).
Players from 5 - 11 are welcome (mini soccer and younger) to get skills coaching that will benefit them in a game. Follow @wideopensoccer
Are you injured? Wideopen Football Club has an agreement with a local Sports Therapist whereby you can now ask for an assessment and treatment with a 60% discount on basic prices. More information is available here and ask your manager about how to book an appointment.
Sports Therapy at WDJ
Coats, T-shirts, hats etc in Wideopen Juniors colours can now be ordered online from Tots to Teams
There's always lots happening at Wideopen Football Club - both on and off the field. Have a look at our News Archive for a few of the older stories.
U10 Comets v. Gosforth FC PSV Both sides were demonstrating both their attacking intent and their defensive skills and there was a fine balance between the two teams. Excellent defending again provided the platform for a number of attacking moves for both teams ... The game ended with both teams exhausted but - we hope - proud to have taken part in a really entertaining, high quality game. Wideopen showed some real maturity, better link up play between defence and attack and all round tenacity and spirit which made all watching parents proud to witness.more... U11 Wanderers v. Bedlington
Wideopen played some great attacking football creating plenty of chances to score. ... Wideopen showed a great amount of fight and determination more... U11 Wolves v. Blyth when these boys play their passing game they are a match for most ... some very strong tackling and were playing at a high tempo ... defenders protected their goal ... 3 assassins at the back made every tackle count ... The midfield continued to dominate ... Brilliant performance, great work ratemore... U12 Warriors v. Corbridge We retaliated straight back at them, took the ball up their end of the pitch and - boom - we scored in the opening minutes ... It was a case of 'anything we can do they could do too'. more... U14s v. Kingston Park
even more impressive the TEAMS HUNDREDTH GOAL OF THE SEASON IN ALL COMPETITIONS ... With promotion secured, its now the waiting game for Wideopen U14s. They have done their work, the pressure is on Consett to win their games in hand and determine the league winners. Nail-biting stuff that only football can drum up. more... U11 Girls v. Ponteland From the off Wideopen were raring to go, playing some lovely exciting football, the best we have seen in a long time ... Wideopen ... had about 70% play overallmore...
NUFC Kicks @ Widedopen
Goal Keeper Coaching
Goalkeeper coaching started at Wideopen Football Club on Saturday 25th January 2014. This is an exciting new venture arranged between Wideopen FC and Barry Poole of Pass4Soccer. For more information, click on the photographs.
Photos of Roch's career and colleagues have been added.
Amazing Shirt Collection
Andrew Swan, ex-Wideopen Juniors player, has collected an amazing assortments of football shirts over many years. He write a blog about these and well as writing about Marseille FC, a club he avidly follows. Andrew is also a huge Newcastle United fan. He has given Wideopen Football Club permission to host a copy of his shirt collection on this website. It is likely to be of interest to many ofour coaches, players and parents who also love the game. Click on the image to have a look at these shirts from over the years and various teams.
Wideopen Bootcamp in Lockey Park on Tuesdays at 9:30
Seaton Burn Bootcamp at the college Tuesday and Thursdays at 6pm
Contact James Garrity for more information (07791660610)
Club House for Hire
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Our kitchen will be open on match days serving a variety of hot food, snacks, drinks and sweets.
Wideopen and District Juniors AFC club house is available for hire. Please contact any managers or officials or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss
Wideopen Football Club is planning for the future as we have now taken over the running of our Headquarters from North Tyneside Council. Please read this LETTER to find out more and to see how you can help us.
Have a look at last year's event HERE
Andrew Swan, an ex-player of Wideopen Juniors, completed a triathlon earlier this year to support St. Oswald's Hospice in Gosforth. The triathlon was 95km (as St Oswald's needs £9.5m per year to run). It worked out at 1/2m swim, 48.5m cycle to Morpeth and finally a 10m run from Ponteland finishing at St Oswald's. Andrew did the majority on his own but did have some friends join him for 5m of the cycle and then the full run! See photographs from Andrew's triathlon below.
Raise Funds When You Shop And Search Online!
Have you heard about easyfundraising yet? It’s the easiest way to help raise money for Wideopen & District Juniors AFC! If you already shop online with retailers such as Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, Comet, iTunes, eBay or HMV, then we need you to sign up for free to raise money while you shop!
Please take a litle time to read more about this and help us or go straight to the fund raising website.
New Club Partner and Sponsor
We are proud to have Pass4Soccer involved with Wideopen Football Club. Barry Poole visited the club on Wednesday 10th July 2013 to present a talk to players and parents from the Under 15s (2013/14 season). Barry told everyone a little about Pass4Soccer as well as providing an update about how his son, Phil, is doing in America. Phil won Managers Player at Wideopen Juniors in the early 1990's as well being a regular recipient of the Most Man of the Match Awards. Phil sent a message to everyone at Wideopen Juniors saying, "All the lads I am sure will like me be indebted to the hard work all at Wideopen Juniors FC have given so unselfishly since Chairman John Stephenson’s vision and dedication launched the club in 1987."
WIdeopen Football Club (junior and senior teams) is a family club whose first interests are those of our members. The Managers, Coaches and Committee are a team off the pitch. Each age group is encouraged to work as a team on the pitch. Inevitably, the whole issue of football comes first and foremost and we aim to ensure that it is an enjoyable experience for the youngsters who represent Wideopen FC week in, week out, in all weathers. We continually strive for better standards in coaching qualifications, facilities, equipment, first aid / treatment of injuries, equality, disabilities, child protection issues and training, as well as further developing school and community links. We encourage fair play, sportsmanship and equity. We have the FA Charter Mark for Quality and have gained the much sought after Kitemark. Our stated aim is to increase the quality of provision for children and to continue to raise our standards in all aspects of football. At Wideopen we have always prided ourselves upon our standards in all aspects of the game. Coaching is an area in which we excel and we have qualified coaches at all levels. We also have several Referees. The facilities will be made available to all children and adults within our catchment area. WFC's website is a central source of information about the club.
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