Arrival | Defender Returns to Blyth Spartans After Spell Abroad

  Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the return of defender David Atkinson after a spell with Icelandic side IBV Vestmannaeyjar. The 24-year-old left Croft Park in the summer to move into full-time football, but has now returned to the North East. Atkinson first joined Blyth Spartans last December, initially on load from League Two side Carlisle United before joining permanently in early 2017. And Spartans manager Alun Armstrong is…

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Match Preview | Brackley Town v Blyth Spartans

  VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: St James Park, Churchill Way, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13 7EJ Date: Saturday 21st October Kick Off: 3pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter   ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £6   TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans travel to St James Park in Northamptonshire as they face fellow promotion contenders Brackley Town. The Spartans won 3-1 last time out as they came…

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Arrival | Former Irish Youth International Joins Spartans Cause

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signing of former Republic of Ireland Youth International Dylan McGlade. The 22-year-old joins the club from Irish First Division side Longford Town, having spent three seasons in the Irish Leagues. Originally a product of Middlesbrough’s Youth Academy, McGlade represented his country at U17, U18 and U19 level. He moved across to Ireland in 2013, initially signing for Shelbourne FC before moving on to…

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Fan Information | Spartan Segregation for Darlington FC Fixture

With a big crowd expected ahead of our Vanarama National League North fixture against Darlington FC – and taking ground regulations into consideration – the executive committee have made the decision to segregate supporters on Saturday October 28. Spartans supporters are requested to enter the ground at the Kingsway End turnstiles, with our visitors entering at the Plessey Road End of Croft Park. We advise supporters to get to the…

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Statement from the Club | Speculation Regarding Manager Alun Armstrong

In a joint statement from the Chairman and the Manager of Blyth Spartans the Club can announce that speculation regarding Manager Alun Armstrong leaving the Club are without foundation. Alun confirmed “I have a contract of employment with the Club that includes the option for a further twelve months.” “The management committee, finances, stability and most importantly Croft Park’s readiness for Full Conference football were all part of my reason…

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Match Report | Stockport County 1-3 Blyth Spartans

Report by Stuart Dick In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Vanarama National League North Saturday October 14 2017   Stockport County 1-3 Blyth Spartans Injury time strikes from substitutes Michael Liddle and Jarrett Rivers condemned Stockport County to their first home defeat in eleven months as Spartans consolidate the third spot in the Vanarama National League North. County had taken a 30th minute lead when Sean…

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Match Preview | Stockport County v Blyth Spartans

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Edgeley Park, Hardcastle Road, Stockport, SK3 9DD Date: Saturday 14th October Kick Off: 3pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter   ADMISSION Adults – £15 Concessions – £10   TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans travel to Edgeley Park on Saturday to face Stockport County. Both sides will be looking to have a successful league campaign following their disappoint FA Cup defeats. The…

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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | September 2017

Attacking midfielder Dale Hopson has won Blyth Spartans’ Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for September. Hopson, who joined up with Spartans over the summer, has hit the ground running spectacularly at Croft Park, improving with every passing game. He hit three goals in September as Spartans won four fixtures in a row at the beginning of the month. And the inventive midfielder has carried this rich vein…

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