Arrival | Midfield Maestro Horner Swaps Caley Thistle For Spartans

Blyth Spartans have captured the signature of former midfielder Lewis Horner for a second spell at Croft Park. The 25-year-old featured for the club during the early part of the 2013/14 season – after impressing for Newcastle Benfield in a pre-season friendly. His blistering form not only earned him an England C call-up during his time at Blyth, but it also paved the way for him to join then-Scottish Premiership…

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Arrival | Shaun MacDonald Signs For Blyth

Goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald has made a return to Croft Park to sign for Blyth Spartans. The 20-year-old stopper originally joined the club on loan from Vanarama National League Premier side Gateshead towards the latter part of last season, but an injury crisis at the International Stadium saw the youngster recalled before he could make his Spartans debut. However, after being released from the Heed earlier in the summer, MacDonald made…

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Guest Photos | Blyth Spartans 3-2 Sunderland XI

Five photographers from the Shadow Catchers Photo Group attended the pre-season friendly between Blyth Spartans and the Sunderland XI on Tuesday evening. The photo shoot was part of their Sports Action photography project which has become an annual feature of the groups programme. They first attended a Spartans game in July 2015 with the Friendly against Blackpool and 2016’s pre-season friendly between Newcastle Benfield Saints and Blyth Spartans. Sean Stephenson…

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Match Day Hospitality Special Offer Sees Spartans Slash Sponsors Price By 10%

To celebrate Blyth Spartans’ return to the Vanarama National League North, the club has decided to offer a 10% discount for hospitality packages for the opening two games of the season. For the visits of York City and Tamworth on Tuesday August 8 and Saturday August 12 respectively, sponsors places are available for just £36 per head. With the normal rate for this season being priced at £40 per head,…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-2 Sunderland XI

  By Ross Jackson In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 18 2017 Blyth Spartans 3 – 2 Sunderland XI David McTiernan stole the show, as his hat-trick ensured an impressive victory over a Sunderland XI at Croft Park. In a frantic eight-minute period in the second half, the midfielder turned a one-goal deficit into a two-goal lead with a clinical display of…

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Lennon Properties takeover as Plessey End Sponsors

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that local Estate Agent Lennon Properties will take over as official sponsors of the Plessey End of the Stadium this summer from Tynetec. Martin Trinder is the Director and founder of Lennon Properties and as a Blyth Supporter he jumped at the opportunity to have his company name associated with the Spartans senior side after a number of years being associated with the juniors….

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0 – 3 Carlisle United

  Report by Sam Donovan   In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Pre Season Friendly   Saturday July 15 2017 Blyth Spartans 0 – 3 Carlisle United   Blyth played their first pre-season friendly at Croft Park as they welcomed Carlisle United. The Cumbrians ultimately left with a 3-0 victory but it was a score that flattered them. Carlisle took the initiative from the first whistle…

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Match Report | Shildon 1-1 Blyth Spartans

By Sam Donovan In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 12 2017 Shildon 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans continued their preparations for the new season as they travelled to Dean Street to face the Railwaymen of Shildon. Spartans went immediately on to the front foot and took the lead just after the game kicked off. The ball was fired across the box and…

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