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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Voluntary position | PA Announcer

15th November 2021

An opportunity has arisen to join Blyth Spartans as PA Announcer on a voluntary basis.  The ideal candidate should have clear and accurate communication skills and the ability to attend all home matches.  This position is voluntary but out-of-pocket expenses will be paid if travelling is involved. Please apply in the first instance to our General Manager Mike Coulson mike.coulson@blythspartans.com. 

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Report | Kettering Town 4-0 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

13th November 2021

ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 13th 2021 KETTERING TOWN 4-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans suffered their eighth defeat on the bounce following a 4-0 defeat at Kettering Town, as Aaron Cunningham was sent off in the closing stages.  Cunningham’s red card compounded a miserable afternoon at Latimer Park for Michael Nelson’s men after a brace from Connor Kennedy and goals from Callum…

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Arrival | Cunningham re-signs for Spartans

11th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Aaron Cunningham on a permanent basis, subject to league approval.   Cunningham is no stranger to Croft Park having enjoyed three separate loan spells with the club during his time at Hartlepool United.  In total, the 23-year-old central defender has made 32 appearances for Spartans.  Michael Nelson, manager of Blyth Spartans, said: “We are delighted to bring Aaron on board. He…

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Preview | Kettering Town (A) | National League North | 21/22

11th November 2021

By Stephen Burton Next up for Blyth Spartans is the long trip to Latimer Park as they face Kettering Town in National League North on Saturday afternoon. Despite a spirited performance last weekend, Michael Nelson’s side slipped to their seventh straight defeat as two fantastic goals either side of half-time handed Leamington the victory. Blyth currently sit second-bottom in the league table with nine points and will be taking on…

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Interview | Nelson maintains ‘unbelievable amount’ of belief in players

10th November 2021

Blyth Spartans manager Michael Nelson maintains his “unbelievable amount” of belief in his players. Speaking ahead of the National League North game at Kettering Town on Saturday, Nelson addressed: Difficult few days after the Leamington defeat Maintaining an “unbelievable amount” of belief in the players Message for the supporters Listen to the full interview with Niall Bromley below:

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Report | Blyth Spartans 0-2 Leamington | National League North | 21/22

6th November 2021

By Stephen Burton ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 6th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-2 LEAMINGTON A wonderstrike either side of half-time was enough to consign Blyth Spartans to a seventh straight defeat at home to Leamington. Devon Kelly-Evans fired home brilliant 25-yard strike four minutes before the break, before Joe Clarke struck from halfway, five minutes into the second-half. Michael Nelson made four…

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