• Interview | Clark reveals failed Maguire approaches
  • Arrival | Harmison joins Blyth Spartans from Morpeth
  • Arrival | Lambert signs on loan from Scunthorpe
  • Important fixture information | King’s Lynn game ON
  • Interview | Clark targets more signings following Summerly captutre

Report | Spartans lose to league leaders King’s Lynn

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, January 22, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 KING’S LYNN TOWN Blyth Spartans were defeated 3-0 by National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town, who extended their unbeaten run to 14 matches. Lee Clark’s side were left to rue a poor opening 20 minutes as league top scorer Adam Marriott added to his tally with…

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Interview | Clark reveals failed Maguire approaches

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has revealed he has enquired about Dan Maguire on “various different occasions”, however says York City want to keep their striker.  Maguire, a fans favourite at Croft Park, joined the full-time outfit in the summer and following the departure of Callum Roberts, many supporters had hoped for a ‘Nipa’ return.  And Clark admits he has approached The Minstermen over a potential move for Maguire, but…

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Arrival | Harmison joins Blyth Spartans from Morpeth

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of striker Ben Harmison from Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  Harmison joins Jack Lambert in the second player to join Spartans today and is available for selection ahead of Saturday’s game with King’s Lynn Town.  The 34-year-old, a former professional cricketer, stepped into non-league football with hometown club Ashington.  And after having a brief spell with North Shields, Harmison has worked his way…

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Arrival | Lambert signs on loan from Scunthorpe

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of Jack Lambert from Scunthorpe United on an initial loan deal until the end of the February. The attacking midfielder joins Spartans in time to feature in tomorrow’s clash with National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town.  Lambert, 20, started his career at Middlesbrough before moving north of the border to join then-Scottish Premiership side Dundee in 2017. His senior debut soon…

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Important fixture information | King’s Lynn game ON

Blyth Spartans would like to reiterate that Saturday’s game (January 25) with King’s Lynn Town is ON following incorrect information on other news outlets. Lee Clark’s side host the National League North leaders at Croft Park in a 3pm kick-off, with ticket prices £12 adults, £7 concessions and £5 11-16-year-olds. We are unaware as to why the game is displayed as postponed when it has never been in danger of…

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Interview | Clark targets more signings following Summerly captutre

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark hopes to bring more new signings to Croft Park that can collectively help try and replace the goal void left by Callum Roberts.  The former Newcastle United youngster joined National League side Notts County on Monday having scored 17 goals in 25 games in Blyth colours.  And Clark has admitted it is difficult to find one player who can single-handedly replace Roberts, so is hoping…

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Arrival | Jordan Summerly joins Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of left-sided player Jordan Summerly from Northern League Division One side North Shields.  Summerly came through the ranks at Monkseaton Academy under Graham Fenton before the former Blyth Spartans midfielder signed him for The Robins in his first managerial role.  And despite being aged just 22, Summerly clocked up an impressive 160 appearances in total for the former FA Vase winners.  Manager…

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Report | Spartans ease into semi-finals of Senior Cup

By Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Northumberland Senior Cup January 22, 2020 Bedlington 1-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans recorded a comfortable victory over Bedlington Terriers to secure their spot in the semi-final of the Northumberland Senior Cup. Robbie Dale was the hero for Spartans as his two goals were enough to see off a stubborn and well-organised Bedlington side. Dale opened the scoring…

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Interview | Tony Platten on Callum Roberts’ departure

Blyth Spartans chairman Tony Platten has assured fans the funds raised from Callum Roberts’ transfer to Notts County will be reinvested into the playing squad.  The former Newcastle United youngster joined the National League side for an undisclosed fee with Spartans also negotiating a sell-on percentage.  Platten said: “We were very fortunate to pick him up from Newcastle United. We saw the potential he had but there was always the…

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