Hospitality | Match Sponsors, Blyth Spartans v Curzon Ashton 2/5/2022

3rd May 2022

Match sponsors and club shirt sleeve sponsors, SOS Group Ltd, Andrew Skelton and George Young, are presented with a signed shirt by Chairman Tony Platten after our match with Curzon Ashton. SOS are industry leaders in office solutions, providing comprehensive equipment supply and business/IT support across all industry sectors. Please follow the link for more information: https://www.sosgroup-ltd.co.uk

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Club Statement | Stephen Raffell

10th December 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Stephen Raffell, aged 51. Nicknamed Raffa, the defender made 178 appearances for his hometown club between 1994 and 1997 after a career with Doncaster Rovers and Boston United. To celebrate the life of Stephen and to remember him, a minute’s applause will take place prior to our game with Southport at Croft Park on Saturday (December 10th). Everyone…

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Club Statement | Thank you to Michael Barron & Stephen Turnbull

Blyth Spartans AFC would like to place on record its gratitude to Michael Barron and Stephen Turnbull following the end of their interim period. Barron, who joined the club in September 2020, took charge of the team – beating Guiseley 1-0 in National League North before suffering a narrow FA Trophy exit at York City. He departs with the best wishes of everyone at the club. Tony Platten, chairman of…

1st December 2021
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Club Statement | Terry Mitchell appointed manager

29th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to confirm the appointment of Terry Mitchell as the club’s new first-team manager.   Mitchell arrives at Croft Park following a successful two-year spell as Consett manager, where he guided the club to the FA Vase final at Wembley in May this year. ­ He leaves The Steelman top of the Northern League Division One table, seven points clear of second-placed West Auckland Town. Mitchell…

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AGM Cancelled | November 18th

17th November 2021

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled to take place on Thursday November 18th at the Blyth Spartans Social Club, has been cancelled due to circumstances that require the presence of the club director. The club apologies for the late notification of the cancellation but will probably be aware of the reason for the action. We will notify shareholders of a new date with the appropriate notice period. Tony PlattenChairman of…

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Club Statement | Michael Nelson

17th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC has today parted company with manager Michael Nelson through mutual consent. Michael departs having first joined the club in March 2020. During his time at Croft Park, Michael worked tirelessly during difficult times as the club battled through the Covid-19 pandemic. A busy summer of recruitment provided a lot of optimism but after a series of disappointing performances over several weeks, the club can announce Michael’s departure. The club…

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