• Armstrong | “I think a draw was a fair result”
  • Peter Jameson: Bradford PA shows how far we’ve come
  • Sponsors | Boreham Wood
  • Extension | Jordan Watson commits until 2020
  • Extension | Michael Liddle signs up until 2020

Armstrong | “I think a draw was a fair result”

Alun Armstrong said it was a point earned, rather than two points lost after Spartans secured a 1-1 draw with third-placed Bradford (Park Avenue). Spartans led after Sean Reid headed home a Michael Liddle cross on 26 minutes, scoring his 13th goal of the campaign. But the hosts replied via the forehead of Connor Branson 14 minutes from time to earn a point. Robbie Dale had the opportunity to win…

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Peter Jameson: Bradford PA shows how far we’ve come

Peter Jameson believes Blyth Spartans’ 1-1 draw at Bradford Park Avenue is a sign of their progression in recent months – although admits Steven Drench’s late penalty save was “a kick in the teeth”.    A second-half – where Alun Armstrong’s men led courtesy of Sean Reid’s 26th-minute header – was largely uneventful before the game burst back into life in the final quarter of an hour. Jameson and co…

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REPORT: Robbie Dale breaks all-time appearance record in Bradford PA stalemate

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, January 19, 2019 Bradford (Park Avenue) 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans extended their unbeaten to 14 matches – but were denied all three points following a last-minute penalty save from Bradford Park Avenue goalkeeper Steven Drench. Drench guessed right from Robbie Dale’s 93rd-minute penalty to prevent the Blyth captain from marking his…

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Match Preview | Bradford (Park Avenue)

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Horsfall Stadium, Bradford Date: Saturday 19th January 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £9 Students – £7 Under 16’s – £2 By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans return to league action this Saturday with a relatively short trip to Bradford (Park Avenue). Alun Armstrong’s side will be looking to continue their impressive 13-game unbeaten run…

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Sponsors | Boreham Wood

Once again the sponsors lounge was full for the visit of Boreham Wood.   If you would like to sponsor a match as an individual or with a group contact general manager Anthony Seghini on 01670 352373 or by email generalmanager@blythspartans.com

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Extension | Jordan Watson commits until 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that defender Jordan Watson has decided to extend his stay at Croft Park until 2020. The 25-year-old’s contract was due for renewal at the end of this season. The former Sunderland Academy graduate has made 137 appearances in his Blyth Spartans career to date, notching two goals. “It’s great to sign a contract extension at Blyth. “The fans have been great this season, obviously…

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Extension | Michael Liddle signs up until 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Michael Liddle has decided to extend his stay at Croft Park until 2020. The 29-year-old’s contract was due for renewal at the end of this season and Alun Armstrong has worked quickly to extend the defender’s contract. The former Sunderland Academy graduate has made 98 appearances in his Blyth Spartans career to date, notching three goals and is over the moon to be…

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Arrival | Laing back in the fold as Spartans Strengthen

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the return of centre-back Louis Laing to the club. The defender played four games for Spartans this season after a plethora of injuries befell the Spartans back line. But the 25-year-old had looked to secure an international transfer, but as soon as it fell through he was back on the phone to Alun Amrstrong. “I had a little time to think about what I…

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Away Travel | Leyton Orient vs Blyth Spartans

After already filling the first bus in record time, the Green Army have announced that they are investigating running a second bus for the FA Trophy game away to Leyton Orient. Please get in touch as soon as possible if you are interested. The details are as follows: Event: Leyton Orient v Blyth Spartans Date: Saturday 2nd Februaryy Departure time from Blyth: 7:00am Departure point: The Wallaw Returning time: 5:00pm Cost: £30 Should…

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FA Trophy | Spartans visit National League Leaders in Last 16

Blyth Spartans have been handed the toughest of draw in the Buildbase FA Trophy – they will travel to the highest ranked team in the competition Leyton Orient. The fixture will be played on Saturday the 2nd February as Blyth face a 582-mile round trip to take on the National League leaders – who beat Wrexham 1-0 despite being reduced to 10 men. A Matt Harold penalty in the 63rd…

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