Report | Spartans well beaten away from home

11th September 2019

Spennymoor Town 5-0 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans were put to the sword by Spennymoor Town as the Moors put five past the away side. Spartans were down to 10-men after 13 minutes which set the tone for the remainder of the game as Blyth still look for their first win of the season. Stephen Brogan gave Spennymoor Town the lead after 14 minutes via a free-kick. The home side doubled…

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Report | Spartans fall to agonising late defeat

4th September 2019

Darlington 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans fell to an agonizing defeat away to rivals Darlington despite taking the lead through new signing Callum Roberts. Spartans played well for the majority of the game but were undone by a thunderbolt of an effort from Stephen Thompson 15 minutes from time. Blyth more than matched the home side for 90 minutes and showed signs of improvement and hope that they can get…

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Interview | Clark delighted to link up with Roberts again

30th August 2019

Lee Clark is delighted to have brought Callum Roberts to Blyth Spartans and believes he is a player that can excite the fans. Clark is happy to welcome him to Croft Park as he is a ‘maker of goals and a taker of goals’, which is sure to help Spartans after only scoring two goals this season. Roberts has been without a club after being released by Newcastle United at…

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Report | Spartans earn first point and clean sheet of the season

24th August 2019

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday 17 August 2019 Bradford (Park Avenue) 0-0 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans squandered several late chances to snatch all three points away to Bradford Park Avenue. Lee Clark’s men started brightly in the first and second half but could not get their first win of the season. Spartans could have taken the lead…

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Interview | Harker glad to see things finally clicking

20th August 2019

Nathan Harker put in a magnificent performance against Hereford but was unable to stop Blyth Spartans falling to a 1-0 defeat. However, Harker is looking at the positives and admits the squad can ‘see things clicking’ as Lee Clark’s men wait for their first win of the season. After suffering four defeats in a row scoring just the one goal Harker says the mood in the dressing room ‘Isn’t the…

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Report | Spartans unlucky to taste defeat at home

18th August 2019

By Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday 17 August 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-1 Hereford Blyth Spartans slumped to a fourth defeat in a row, despite an encouraging first half performance against Hereford. Mike Symons put The Bulls in front after 24 minutes, though it was Lee Clark’s side that shaded the opening 45 minutes. And despite the best efforts…

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Media Team Changes

31st July 2019

Blyth Spartans is pleased to announce Jordan Cronin as our new Media Manager. Jordan joined the club in December as a Videographer before stepping into the Chief Press Officer role at the beginning of last season. His work with Blyth helped him earn a full-time role at JPI Media as a Football Writer, however that has not deterred him from remaining on the club’s media team. Jordan succeeds Stuart Dick…

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Interview | Spooner happy to make his debut at Croft Park

19th July 2019

Blyth Spartans’ latest signing, Craig Spooner, spoke of his delight to ‘get out there’ and play at Croft Park in front of the Spartans fans this week against Morpeth Town. Despite losing 4-2 and three of the goals coming from set-pieces Spooner was upbeat about what was to come from himself and the team. The ex-Newcastle United product admits the fans were ‘fantastic’ despite seeing their side succumb to their…

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Match report: Blyth Spartans 2-1 Southport

28th April 2019

Blyth Spartans secured their place in the Vanarama National League North playoffs as they beat Southport 2-1 at Croft Park. Robbie Dale put Spartans ahead after six minutes from the penalty spot after six minutes. Matthew Platt got the visitors back on level terms after 55 minutes through a header. Dale got his second of the game from the spot in the 70th minute. The first chance of the game…

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