• Annual General Meeting
  • Arrivals | Clark strengthens with double swoop
  • Programme Editor | Russell Wynn joins Media Team
  • News | Football Development Pathway
  • News | Spartans to host trials for young talent

Annual General Meeting

The Blyth Spartans Association Football Club Annual General Meeting for shareholders will take place on Wednesday 7th August at 7pm at Croft Park. AGENDA Read and adopt the minutes of the previous A.G.M. Receive and adopt the Financial Report for the Y.E. 31st May 2019. Receive the Chairman’s Report. Read and adopt the Minutes of the E.G.M. held on Thursday 28th February 2019. Any Other Business. Any Other Reports. Any…

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Contract | Pearson makes Blyth stay permanent

Blyth Spartans can announce that forward Dale Pearson has signed a contract with the club. The 24-year-old was one of Lee Clark’s first signings, joining from Newcastle Benfield on a league registration deal, but the potent forward has impressed during pre-season and earned himself a contract at Croft Park. The former Ashington, Morpeth Town and West Allotment Celtic striker netted twice in Blyth’s 3-0 win over North Shields on Tuesday…

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Arrivals | Clark strengthens with double swoop

With four pre-season games completed, Lee Clark has moved swiftly to add yet more talent to his squad with midfielders Damen Mullen and Craig Spooner signing for the 2019/20 season. Mullen, 30, is no stranger to Croft Park having played for a number of years, surpassing 200 appearances for the club and was a vital cog in last season play-off contending side: “It’s been a long summer,” said Mullen on…

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Programme Editor | Russell Wynn joins Media Team

Blyth Spartans would like to welcome Russell Wynn as our new Programme Editor for the upcoming season.  Russell joins with a wealth of experience in Programme Editing having designed and sourced his own content at North Shields during his long spell as Media Manager.  The quality of his programmes was recognised in 2017, when he won the Northern League Programme of the Year Award.  He has carried out a similar…

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Match Report | North Shields 0-3 Blyth Spartans

By Stephen Burton A brace from Dale Pearson helped Spartans overcome North Shields in a commanding display at Darren Persson Stadium. Pearson opened the scoring after half an hour as he smashed home a Rhys Evans cross from close range before Scott Fenwick doubled the scoring just a minute later. Pearson then grabbed his second two minutes after the break, converting into an empty net after the Shields stopper parried…

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News | Football Development Pathway

Blyth Spartans Juniors visited Croft Park on Sunday where they registered for their respective teams for the coming season and then enjoyed a training session led by Spartans manager, Lee Clark. The session was organised as part of the Club’s new football development pathway initiative, which ultimately provides a recognisable route through the various age groups of junior football to the first team. Another part of the pathway is the…

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Report | Football Manager-esque friendly ends in first XI victory

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Friendly Tuesday 2 July 2019 Blyth Spartans 5-0 Reserves Second half braces from Scott Fenwick and Jake Orrell secured Blyth Spartans a comfortable 5-0 win over our reserves at Croft Park. A trialist had given Spartans the lead in the first period before Lee Clark introduced a wrath of new faces in the second period, with free-flowing…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 3-1 Stranraer

The Lee Clark era got underway at Croft Park this afternoon with a brand new squad of players taking on Scottish First Division outfit; Stranraer FC. The visitors led at half time 0-1, but three second half goals secured the victory for the Spartans. It’s hard to believe that this team of players have never played a competitive game together. A selection of images by Bill Broadley from today’s game….

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News | Spartans to host trials for young talent

Blyth Spartans AFC will be hosting open trials on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth NE24 3JE.  The trials are open to any players that are currently in Years 11 to 13 who are interested in finding out more about our educational pathway with partners Tyne Met College – which will see us field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The…

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Arrival | Mouanda arrives on season-long loan

Blyth Spartans have completed the signing of central midfielder Ursene Mouanda on a season-long loan deal from South Shields. The 20-year-old joins from the Evo-Stik Premier side having made 26 appearances for Graham Fenton and Lee Picton’s men last season.  Born in Ivory Coast, Mouanda moved to the North East when he was five years old and had previously trained with Newcastle and Sunderland. However, it was the Monkseaton Football…

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