• Interview | Armstrong Lauds 1899 Effect
  • Contract | Atkinson Signs on the Dotted Line
  • Extension | Rivers Extends Stay at Croft Park
  • Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-1 FC United of Manchester
  • Interview | Armstrong Calls for Bumper Crowd Ahead of FC United Fixture

Interview | Armstrong Lauds 1899 Effect

Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong has lauded the newly reformed 1899 Club scheme after securing the futures of Jarrett Rivers and David Atkinson at the club until the end of the 2018/19 season. “The 1899 club has given us just that little bit of extra funding that has helped us tie these two players down, that’s huge.” “It’s possible that with out these extra funds, these two players may not…

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Contract | Atkinson Signs on the Dotted Line

Blyth Spartans have agreed terms with right-back David Atkinson on a contract basis to keep the former Carlisle United defender at Croft Park until the end of the 2018/19 season. The 24-year-old – who returned to Spartans after a short spell with Icelandic side Íþróttabandalag Vestmannaeyja (IBV) – has put pen to paper to stay with the National League North side until at least the end of next season and…

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Extension | Rivers Extends Stay at Croft Park

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the contract extension of winger Jarrett Rivers through the end of the 2018/19 season. The 24-year-old re-joined the club during the summer of 2016 after a spell at Blackpool, and has made 121 appearances in the green and white of Blyth – scoring on 26 occasions including the famous winner against Hartlepool United in the FA Cup Second Round during the 2015/15 campaign. The…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-1 FC United of Manchester

Report by Stuart Dick In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Vanarama National League North Saturday January 20 2018   Blyth Spartans 1 – 1 FC United of Manchester It has taken until the 30th game of the season for Blyth Spartans to pick up their first draw of the 2017/18 season, but the men from Croft Park will be disappointed to come away with just…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v F.C. United of Manchester

  VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Saturday 20th January 2018 Kick Off: 3pm   ADMISSION Adults: £12 Concessions: £6   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter   TEAM NEWS Blyth turn their attention back to the Vanarama National League North as they welcome a resurgent FC United of Manchester to Croft Park on Saturday. The Spartans were punished for defensive lapses…

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Interview | Armstrong Calls for Bumper Crowd Ahead of FC United Fixture

“We need the people of Blyth to pack this place on Saturday,” Alun Armstrong decreed as he spoke to Blyth Spartans Official Website on a cold winter evening at Croft Park ahead of a busy run of action. Spartans return to league action against FC United of Manchester on Saturday afternoon off the back of a disappointing exit to Vanarama National League side Bromley in the Last 32 of the…

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Competition | Lucky Spartans Earn Free Entry to FC United Match

Two lucky Spartans have won entry for themselves – plus a guest – through our social media competitions ahead of the game against FC United of Manchester. On both Facebook and Twitter, we posted the following question: Which current Spartans has made 122 appearances for the club, netting 46 goals? The answer? Sean Reid! Our winner on the Facebook page was Ian Redpath. Our winner on the Twitter page was…

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