The draws for the early rounds of the FA Competitions have been announced and Whitley will take on Northern League Second Division opposition in both the FA Cup and the FA Vase.
In the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round Whitley will be at home to Sunderland Ryhope CW on Saturday 15th August. If we win that game we will be at home to Heaton Stannington or Norton & Stockton Ancients on Saturday 29th August.
In the FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round we will be away to Willington on Saturday 5th September. The winners of that tie will be at home to West Allotment Celtic in the 2nd Qualifying Round on Saturday October 3rd.