Sport award for Whitley Bay FC

WHITLEY Bay FC were named Outstanding Team of the Year at the Sport Newcastle Awards ceremony at the Newcastle Civic Centre last week.

In front of numerous celebrities from the world of sport, the club received the prestigious Frank Brennan Cup in recognition of its achievement in winning two successive FA Vase finals at Wembley, and also for the contribution it makes to the community through its many junior sides.

Former winners of the trophy include Newcastle United, Newcastle Falcons and Durham County Cricket Club.