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Management Team

Jay Bates

Jay is registered as a player for Allotment but started his career at Walker Central FC. He attracted the attention of Newcastle United when a junior but decided to join the Army, where he forged an impressive playing career whilst attending to his army commitments. Jay also possesses a FA Level 2 coaching badge and created very useful teams at both Walker Central and Seaton Delaval.

Club Officials


Roland Mather

Roland is a former player with over 300 games under his belt. He succeeded his father Joe as chairman and carried out this role for 12 years before retiring and becoming president


Jim Wilson

Jim is another former player who played around 250 games for the club. Jim became chairman when Roland moved up to President 3 years ago, he previously acted as the club physio for more than 15 years

Vice Chairman/Secretary

Ted Ilderton

Ted is a former NFA official and referee, he is vastly experienced in all matters regarding administration and procedures connected with fooball. He is regularly asked  by officials of other clubs for his advice



John Alexander

John is another former player who played in goal on numerous occasions, he has looked after the clubs finances for over 40 years and his book keeping is as safe as his hands were in goal

Program Editor/Press Officer

Stephen Allot

Stephen is the son of former player Eric and does a fantastic job editing and producing the matchday program as well as doubling up as matchday secretary

Club Photographer

Graeme Jackson

Graeme is the son of the late John Jackson who is a club legend, Graeme is carrying on the great Jackson tradition with his association with WACFC and his photography is amazing

Committee Member

Michael Wilson

Michael is another former player and the son of the late Bob Wilson who himself was a great character, Michael has proved to be an invaluable member of the club

Commercial Manager

David Dodds

David has been involved for the last 15 years and helps the club benefit from sponsors and fund raising events.

Ladies Club Officials

David Dodds

Chairman/Secretary and Coach


Kerry Dodds



Juniors Club Officials

David Dyke 



Carol Wall


Darren Wall

Welfare Officer

David Dodds



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