Match Report | Blyth Town 2-5 Blyth Spartans

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final Wednesday February 22 2017 Blyth Town 2-5 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans had to endure extra time before they could celebrate their passage into this season’s Techflow Senior Cup final – as Daniel Maguire’s double helped ensure that they finally prevailed 5-2 in an entertaining derby against Blyth Town. The two sides…

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Match Preview | Blyth Town v Blyth Spartans

  TECHFLOW GROUP NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP Venue: South Newsham Pavillion, South Newsham Road, Blyth, NE24 3PP Date: Wednesday February 22 2017 Kick Off: 7.30pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £6 Concessions – £3 TEAM NEWS Blyth travel to South Newsham Pavilion to take on local rivals Blyth Town, in this eagerly anticipated Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final. The winners will go on…

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Gateshead’s Wrightson Extends His Loan Spell at Spartans

On-loan midfielder Adam Wrightson will remain at Blyth Spartans for another two months – after his loan spell was extended until April 19. The 20-year-old’s initial loan from Vanarama National League Premier side Gateshead was due to expire after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Stourbridge, but this extension will see him remain at Croft Park until just before the end of the season. And, having spent quite a bit of time trying to…

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Fantastic Spartans Form Causing Headaches For Armstrong After Stourbridge Success

Despite Saturday’s 2-1 win over Evo-Stik Premier League promotion rivals Stourbridge making it ten wins from ten games in 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong isn’t enjoying the selection headaches caused by his side’s recent success. Robert Dale broke the deadlock with a near 30-yard free kick 24 minutes in, before Daniel Maguire found the net for the seventh consecutive game just before the break to give Spartans a commanding…

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Match Report | Stourbridge 1-2 Blyth Spartans

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday February 18 2016 Stourbridge 1-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans picked up a massive three points against promotion rivals Stourbridge – as they controlled proceedings in a 2-1 win at the War Memorial Athletic Ground, despite a late scare from the hosts. Robert Dale opened the scoring with a fantastic free kick on 25…

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Departure | Armstrong Blasts Wade For Secret Australia Signing

Manager Alun Armstrong has criticised the seemingly underhand way in which Matthew Wade has left Blyth Spartans, insisting that it isn’t fair on the club after everything they have done for him. An announcement was made earlier in the week that Wade had signed for Australian side Mornington Soccer Club. An Australian news article then surfaced online, suggesting that the deal had actually been agreed on January 9 – during the…

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Arrival | McTiernan Desperate to Sign For Spartans After Discovering Armstrong’s Interest

Former Whitby Town midfielder David McTiernan revealed that Alun Armstrong was his main motivation for moving to Croft Park – after Blyth Spartans’ newest arrival finalised a move for an undisclosed fee on Thursday evening. The 32-year-old – who made 435 appearances in four spells at the Turnbull Ground, scoring 48 goals – signed official confirmation following his first training session at the club, despite news of his arrival being…

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Spartans Fans Asked To Submit Evo-Stik Supporters’ Player of the Year Nominations By Thursday

Blyth Spartans fans have less than 48 hours left to vote for their best player of the 2016/17 season. The deadline to choose the finalists for the newly sponsored EVO-STIK NPL Show Supporters’ Player of the Year passes at a minute to midnight on Thursday February 16. Like former Stourbridge striker Karl Hawley who collected the coveted accolade last term, this season’s winner will be crowned at the sixth annual EVO-STIK NPL…

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Armstrong’s Harsh Words at Half Time Inspired Second Half Spartans Showing Against Hednesford

Despite seeing his side register their ninth straight win of 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong still saw fit to have a go at his players after a somewhat lacklustre first half showing in Saturday’s 5-1 win over Hednesford Town. Jarrett Rivers scored twice within the first 22 minutes to get Blyth on their way, but some sloppy defending saw Hednesford reduce the deficit through an unfortunate own goal from…

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