• Kit launch | Spartans unveil 20/21 home and away shirts
  • 1899 Club draw | June winners
  • Under-19s | Blyth and Tyne Met partnership
  • Statement | National League propose 2020-21 start date
  • News | JFS Torbitt extend sponsorship with Spartans

Arrival | Dart signs with under-19s and first-team

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Morgan Dart – the first player to benefit from the club’s exciting partnership with TyneMet college. The club announced last week it had continued its partnership with TyneMet and increased its involvement in the under-19s with Michael Nelson taking charge alongside his first-team duties.  The partnership will see Nelson’s under-19s represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2020-21…

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Kit launch | Spartans unveil 20/21 home and away shirts

Blyth Spartans AFC is excited to share its brand new home and away kit for the 2020/21 season – which will go on sale at the Club Shop on Saturday, August 8, from 1pm until 4pm. Produced by Errea, our famous home colours of Green and White will feature alongside our away kit colours of Ecru and Maroon, both proudly bearing the logo of our principal sponsor Hebburn-based fabrication company…

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1899 Club draw | June winners

The winners of the 1899 Club draw for June have been drawn, by club stalwart Jeff Young. Due to the lack of matches and because we cannot use the hospitality suite once games recommence, we have decided to issue a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50 for the foreseeable future. 1st No. 350 Ed Thompson – £100 2nd No. 101 Neil Tebbutt – £50 Can both…

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Under-19s | Blyth and Tyne Met partnership

Blyth Spartans AFC is excited to develop its partnership with TyneMet College with increased involvement in the under-19s set-up.  Formed in 2019, the partnership will see a group of students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2020-21 season, while undertaking a vocational course at TyneMet College. The football programme, offered by TyneMet College, is suitable for learners aged 16 and over who have a strong passion for…

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Statement | National League propose 2020-21 start date

Blyth Spartans AFC will begin their 2020/21 National League North season on Saturday October 3, subject to approval by the FA and government. Following a National League board meeting on Friday, it has been proposed that: The scheduled start date of the 2020/21 Season is Saturday, 3 October 2020. 46 league fixtures will be scheduled in the National Division, and either 42 or 40 league fixtures will be scheduled in…

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News | JFS Torbitt extend sponsorship with Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted JFS Torbitt has agreed to continue the rear shoulder sponsorship on both the club’s home and away for the upcoming season.  JFS Torbitt are Chartered Certified Accountants, who can offer assistance to all businesses, no matter how small, in all aspects of accountancy, general management and payroll matters. Tony Platten, chairman of Blyth Spartans said: “Jane Freeman, the owner of the firm, hails from Blyth…

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Interview | Nelson lauds ‘phenomenal’ Future Fund donations

Blyth Spartans manager Michael Nelson “can’t thank fans enough” for their “phenomenal” donations to the club’s Future Fund.  Spartans and The Supporters Club launched a fundraising campaign last month to help ensure the survival of the club and assist Nelson in his efforts to build his squad for the upcoming season. In the four weeks it was open, a magnificent total of £10,750 was raised – and Nelson admits the…

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Interview | Panos relishing ‘big opportunity’ at Blyth

New signing Panos Katsamagkas says joining Blyth Spartans is a big opportunity – but one he is determined to take.  Greek forward Panos put pen to paper at Croft Park after weeks of training with what are now his new teammates.  Panos’ arrival at Blyth will allow him to get a full season of National League North football under his belt having spent most of his time at Harrogate Town…

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Arrival | Greek forward joins Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the arrival of Greek forward Panos Katsamagkas.  Panos, who becomes the second Greek player behind Michal Misiewicz to represent the club, is Michael Nelson’s latest signing having previously been on the books at National League outfit Harrogate Town.  He also spent time on loan at Ossett United in the early part of last season but will now represent Spartans in the upcoming campaign. …

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News | SEVEN major sponsors commit to Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce that the club has secured the support of seven major sponsors that will greatly assist in securing the future of our famous club in these unprecedented times. Our new main shirt sponsorship from CFS Offshore Services, a local high-tech engineering fabrication company based in Hebburn, was the final piece in discussions that have progressed over the close season. Additionally, five long-term sponsors have…

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