Welcome to the WTFC History Blog

Thanks for coming to the Whitby Town History blog. Firstly nothing from this blog is permitted to be reproduced on any social media or website. Also please see the copyright notice. The blog features, player profiles, team photos, match reports, photos, and all sort of gems. From Whitby United, Whitby Town and maybe the odd … Continue reading Welcome to the WTFC History Blog

Kevin Mulgrew

Kevin Mulgrew Position: Forward 1964 – 1971 Born in Stockton-On-Tees, Kevin Patrick Mulgrew began his football career at St. Bedes of the Stockton & District League, where, at the age of 11, he won the league and cup double. To this day he still remembers this as one of his best moments in football in … Continue reading Kevin Mulgrew

Alan Williamson

Alan Williamson Position: Defender 1962 – 1972 (2 spells) Alan was born towards the tail end of the second World War in Billingham, he was a natural defender. He began his career with Port Clarence Juniors in 1959 where he stayed for three seasons. During the 1962/1963 season Alan made two appearances for Whitby Town. … Continue reading Alan Williamson

Barrie Geldart

Written: March 2011. Everyone knows Malcolm Barrie Geldart better as just Barrie Geldart. Born in Thornaby-On-Tees in 1932, he began his football career at South Bank St. Peter’s at aged 14 years old. Then from 1950 to 1952 he did his National Service in the RAF as all young men had to. Prior to this … Continue reading Barrie Geldart

Dean Dwight Gordon

Dean Dwight Gordon Left Back 2007 Whitby have had a number of ex-Pros over the years but one that surprised me was Dean Gordon. I'd personally seen Dean play at Selhurst Park in the 90s. A genuinely nice guy who made time for the fans at the ground. Dean's Wiki page captures more about him … Continue reading Dean Dwight Gordon

Richard ‘Dickie’ Chambers.

Richard ‘Dickie’ Chambers Position: Various 1947 – 1959 (Many spells) Considered to be one of the best players in the North East for many years, he was also dreadfully underrated and despite many offers from league teams, Dickie remained a local boy in every sense of the word. His career in football began while he … Continue reading Richard ‘Dickie’ Chambers.

Dan McWilliams

Dan McWilliams Defender Whitby Town manager Chris Hardy went back to his former club Guisborough Town to sign left back Dan in July 2016 and handed him his Whitby debut in the opening game of the 2016/17 season a 1-1 draw against Sutton Coldfield Town played at Eastwood Town's ground on Saturday 13th August 2016. … Continue reading Dan McWilliams

Paul Welham

Paul Welham Position: Defender 1985 – 1996. Born in Whitby in May 1966, Paul Welham is very much a local lad who played and became a legend at his hometown club. Paul started his career playing for Fleece FC, and Fishburn Park before being signed by David Harvey the new Whitby Manager. Paul made his … Continue reading Paul Welham

Greg Rutherford

Greg Rutherford Forward The former Hartlepool United, Berwick Rangers and Blyth Spartans forward Greg joined Whitby Town from National League North side Spennymoor Town in July 2018 and after scoring 4 times in pre-season he made his debut in the opening game of the 2018/19 season a 1-0 victory at the Turnbull Ground over Buxton … Continue reading Greg Rutherford