• Club Statement | Barron & Turnbull step in on interim basis
  • Vacancy | First-Team Manager
  • AGM Cancelled | November 18th
  • Club Statement | Michael Nelson
  • Reaction | Byrne urges everyone to ‘stick together’

Matchday Hospitality | Book now

Bookings are now being taken for 2021/22 season, don’t delay, book now to save disappointment! This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate (or commemorate) an occasion, a great gift / reward or just to enhance the match day experience, for businesses and supporters alike, whilst helping support the Football Club Packages for General Hospitality, Man of the Match and Match Ball Include Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite. Seats in…

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Report | York City 1-0 Blyth Spartans | FA Trophy | 21/22

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Second Round Saturday, November 27th 2021 YORK CITY 1-0 BLYTH SPARTANS An unfortunate Blyth Spartans fell to a narrow defeat as they were knocked out the FA Trophy in difficult conditions at the LNER Community Stadium. Mark Beck put the hosts ahead four minutes in as he converted a low cross. Blyth pushed for an equaliser but were denied by…

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Match Preview | York City (A) | FA Trophy | 21/22

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans take a break from league action this weekend as they travel to the LNER Community Stadium to take on York City in the FA Trophy second round. Blyth will be buoyed after they ended a nine game losing streak with a 1-0 home win over Guiseley, under interim-boss Michael Barron. Sean Reid, on his 200th Spartans appearance, grabbed the only goal of the game as…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 1-0 Guiseley AFC

Blyth went into this relegation 6 pointer on the back of an eight match loosing run and having just parted company with their manager midweek; Assistant manager Michael Barron took charge of the team. Blyth were sitting bottom of the league on 9 points with Guiseley just above them also on 9 points but a better goal difference. A win for either team would lift them outside of the bottom…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 1-0 Guiseley | National League North | 21/22

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 20th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 1–0 GUISELEY AFC Blyth Spartans picked up at huge 3 points at Croft Park against Guiseley AFC thanks to a Reid goal and a Mitchell penalty save. This was Michael Barron’s first game in charge of the first-team, on an interim basis, following the departure of Michael Nelson. Alex Mitchell made an impressive penalty save to deny…

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Club Statement | Barron & Turnbull step in on interim basis

Blyth Spartans can confirm that Michael Barron and Stephen Turnbull will take charge of the first-team on an interim basis.  Barron has agreed to stay on and assist the club whilst it conducts a search to replace Michael Nelson’s after his departure on Wednesday evening. Club legend Turnbull returns to Croft Park having gained managerial experience at Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  As a player, Turnbull made 206 appearances for Spartans – famously scoring a wonderful…

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Vacancy | First-Team Manager

Blyth Spartans AFC is now accepting applications for the position of first-team manager.  Applicants who believe they have the relevant experience and qualifications should submit their CV to generalmanager@blythspartans.com.  The job includes team selection, with training nights taking place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and player recruitment. The club also has relationships with Tyne Metropolitan College and 20 Blyth Spartans Junior teams to consider.

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AGM Cancelled | November 18th

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled to take place on Thursday November 18th at the Blyth Spartans Social Club, has been cancelled due to circumstances that require the presence of the club director. The club apologies for the late notification of the cancellation but will probably be aware of the reason for the action. We will notify shareholders of a new date with the appropriate notice period. Tony PlattenChairman of…

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Club Statement | Michael Nelson

Blyth Spartans AFC has today parted company with manager Michael Nelson through mutual consent. Michael departs having first joined the club in March 2020. During his time at Croft Park, Michael worked tirelessly during difficult times as the club battled through the Covid-19 pandemic. A busy summer of recruitment provided a lot of optimism but after a series of disappointing performances over several weeks, the club can announce Michael’s departure. The club…

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Preview | Guiseley (H) | National League North | 21/22

By Stephen Burton After two consecutive away trips, Blyth Spartans return to action at Croft Park on Saturday as they take on Guiseley in National League North. Despite an improved performance against Hereford, Spartans left Edgar Street empty-handed, as a goal in each half inflicted a 2-0 defeat, their ninth in succession. Blyth, currently bottom of National League North, will be facing a Guiseley side in 19th and who have yet to…

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