Blyth Spartans 0 Tonbridge Angels 0 (Match Report)

Blyth Spartans were unable to follow up Tuesday night’s victory over Sunderland RCA with another win on Saturday as they drew 0-0 at home to Blue Square Bet South outfit Tonbridge Angels. It was the first preseason fixture in which new signing Craig Farrell has failed to find the net but of far greater concern to Spartans manager Tommy Cassidy was the sight of central defender Carl Jones leaving the…

28th July 2012
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Blyth Spartans 2 Nuneaton Town 3 (Merit Marks)

29th April 2012

Detailed below are the marks for the Blyth Spartans V Nuneaton Town match played on Saturday April 28 2012. The merit marks were awarded by Andrew Dodds. Team 1. David Knight – 5/10 2. Dan Groves – 6/10 3. Joe Kendrick – 7/10 4. Sam Hodgson – 6/10 5. Carl Jones – 5/10 6. Wayne Buchanan – 6/10 7. Richie Slaughter – 6/10 8. Neal Hooks – 6/10 9. Glen…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Nuneaton Town 3 (Match Report)

The contrast in moods on the final whistle at Croft Park on Saturday was palpable. A 3-2 victory for the visitors, Nuneaton Town confirmed their place in the Blue Square Bet North play-offs which prompted celebrations among players and supporters of the midlands outfit. For Blyth Spartans, however, the curtain was drawn on what has been a disastrous season in which they were relegated for the first time in their…

29th April 2012
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Hinckley United 1 Blyth Spartans 3 (Merit Marks)

22nd April 2012

Detailed below are the marks for the Hinckley United V Blyth Spartans match played on Saturday April 21 2012. The merit marks were awarded by Andrew Dodds. Team 1. David Knight – 8/10 2. Dan Groves – 8/10 3. Joe Kendrick – 8/10 4. Sam Hodgson – 8/10 5. Carl Jones – 8/10 6. Wayne Buchanan – 8/10 7. Richie Slaughter – 8/10 8. Neal Hooks – 8/10 9. Glen…

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Hinckley United 1 Blyth Spartans 3 (Match Report)

Following a season of agony for supporters of Blyth Spartans, their team finally gave them something to sing about – in the penultimate game – with a scintillating first half performance at the Greene King Stadium on Saturday. Hinckley United may have worn a blue and red kit not too dissimilar to that of Barcelona but it was the visitors who resembled the boys from the Camp Nou with their…

22nd April 2012
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Blyth Spartans 0 Hyde 1 (Merit Marks)

16th April 2012

Detailed below are the marks for the Blyth Spartans V Hyde match played on Saturday April 14th 2012. The merit marks were awarded by Andrew Dodds. Team 1. Robert Birdsall – 6/10 2. Dan Groves – 7/10 3. Joe Kendrick – 7/10 4. Sam Hodgson – 6/10 5. Carl Jones – 7/10 6. Wayne Buchanan – 7/10 7. Shaun Utterson – 6/10 8. Neal Hooks – 7/10 9. Glen Taylor…

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Blyth Spartans 0 Hyde 1 (Match Report)

A swift return to the Blue Square Bet North – via promotion next season – is certainly not out of the question for Blyth Spartans if they can consistently perform to the level they showed on Saturday against league leaders Hyde. Tommy Cassidy’s relegated side were unfortunate to be on the receiving end of a one nil defeat at Croft Park as they were on top for long periods against…

15th April 2012
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Harrogate Town 0 Blyth Spartans 0 (Match Report)

There was no resurrection for Blyth Spartans over the Easter weekend as relegation from the Blue Square Bet North was confirmed at Croft Park on Saturday, following a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Gainsborough Trinity, before a trip to North Yorkshire on Monday resulted in a miserable goalless draw with Harrogate Town. Dreary conditions at Wetherby Road summed up a game in which two poor sides slogged it out…

10th April 2012
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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 1 (Match Report & Reaction)

Blyth Spartans will live to fight another day after they came from behind to beat Solihull Moors 2-1 and avoid the drop – for the time being anyway – on a stormy Tuesday night at Croft Park. With Hinckley United defeating fellow Blue Square Bet North strugglers Vauxhall Motors by the same score-line anything other than a victory for Spartans would have confirmed their relegation to the Evo-stik Premier division….

4th April 2012
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Vauxhall Motors 2 Blyth Spartans 1 (Merit Marks)

2nd April 2012

Detailed below are the marks for the Vauxhall Motors V Blyth Spartans match played on Saturday March 31st 2012. The merit marks were awarded by Andrew Dodds. Team 1. David Knight – 6/10 2. Dan Groves – 7/10 3. Joe Kendrick – 5/10 4. Neal Hooks – 5/10 5. Carl Jones – 6/10 6. Jordon Mellish – 6/10 7. Lee Mason – 5/10 8. Andy Ferrell – 5/10 9. Glen…

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