Saturday 15th March
U8 Comets - U8 Rockets -
U9 Comets -
U9 Rockets v.
Seniors v. Newbiggin (H) KO 14:30 Sunday 16th March
U10 Comets v.
U10 Rockets v.
U11 Wanderers v. Alnwick Vipers (H) KO tbc
U11 Warriors v. Whitley bay (H) KO tbc
U12 Wanderers v. U12 Warriors v.
U12 Wolves v.
U14s v. Blyth (H) KO tbc
Saturday 8th March
U8 Comets - Festival at Walkergate U8 Rockets - no game
U9 Comets - no game
U9 Rockets v. Gosforth Ajax
Seniors v. Swalwell FC Sunday 9th March
U10 Comets v. Walbottle (Cup)
U10 Rockets v. Westgate
U11 Wanderers 1 - 1 Ryton
U11 Warriors 1 - 6 Blyth
U12 Wanderers v. Red House Farm U12 Warriors v. New Fordley Jnrs
U12 Wolves v. Kingston Park Utd
U13s - no game
U14s 2 - 3 Amble
U15s v. Wallsend BC
U16s v. Blyth Rangers Madrid
U21s v. Wallsend BC
Meetings: Committee: Sunday 23rd March 17:00
All managers: Sunday 23rd March 18:00 Minutes available in Managers Sect:ion
Minisoccer at Wideopen Juniors
The minisoccer section at Wideopen and District Juniors AFC is thriving. More information is available HERE.
Soccer Skills Sessions
These sessions are 6-7 on Monday nights at Lockey Park during the summer and 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.
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
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.
Wideopen & District FC clothing and kit is available to purchase online through our partnership with Justsport of Clayton Street, Newcastle
For more details click the Justsport link
Community Info: Police Meetings
The following drop-in sessions will be held at Wideopen Football Club, Lockey Park:
* more to be confirmed
The Race is on as Wideopen Football Club host the Sport Relief Mile!
Sport Relief 2014: Join in the fun and games
It’s time to dig out that running kit! Sport Relief is here again. On Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile will be setting off from Wideopen Football Club at Lockey Park at 12:30, with hundreds of locals getting on their marks, set and go for Sport Relief. Super sprinters and willing walkers will all feel at home with a choice of one, three or six miles.
Enter now at sportrelief.com, get sponsored and help transform the lives of people living here in the UK and in some of the world’s poorest countries, while being part of an incredible nationwide event.
This is the first time the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile has come to Wideopen so let’s don the headband, get training and show the rest of the country what we can do. There will be plenty of activities on the day so don’t forget to rope in your mates, family, boyfriend, girlfriend and colleagues too!
U11 Warriors v. Blyth We didn't disappoint and matched, and at times outplayed, the opposition. Our passing was solid and accurate and the team were playing with spirit and determination.more...
Congratulations to Gareth Blake who has been appointed as a referees assessor and mentor for Northumberland Football Association
Goal Keeper Coaching
Goalkeeper coaching will not be on - 8th and 15th March.
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.
Club House for Hire
Goal keeper needed
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
The Under 11 Wanderers are looking for a goalkeeper with some experience. Anyone who wishes to come along, training is at Lockey Park on Wednesdays from 6pm to 7:30pm.
HELP! Please Read
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 the letter below to find out more and to see how you can help us.
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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