Youngster Butler Congratulated by Spartans Boss Armstrong for England Schoolboys Call Up

10th January 2018

Blyth Spartans midfielder Jack Butler has been named in the England Schoolboys Under 18s squad – after impressing during a two-day meet up at Lilleshall National Sport Centre last weekend to retain his place in the side from last season. Butler was one of 32 hopefuls that played in two trial games over the weekend, in an effort to cement their places in the 18-man squad for the remainder of…

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Spartans Boss Armstrong Stops Maguire Departure Rumours in Their Tracks

9th January 2018

Alun Armstrong has reassured Blyth Spartans fans that Daniel Maguire is staying put at Croft Park- after the star striker’s decision to sign with Achieve Management caused rumours of his departure to escalate on social media. A tweet from the football agency posted on Tuesday afternoon stated that Maguire – who has scored 13 goals so far in this season’s Vanarama National League North – had become the latest player…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Spennymoor Town

26th December 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday December 26 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Spennymoor Town An injury-ravaged Blyth Spartans were twice pegged back by Spennymoor Town, before they were denied their first draw of the season with a last minute Moors header – as they lost 3-2 at Croft Park on Boxing Day. Nathan Buddle’s bullet header gave Blyth…

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Match Report | York City 2-3 Blyth Spartans

23rd December 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 23 2017 York City 2-3 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans sent their 390 travelling fans home full of festive cheer two days before Christmas – as they recorded an enthralling 3-2 win over York City at Bootham Crescent. A duo of dubious penalties before the half-hour markn saw both Sean Reid and…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-1 Salford City

2nd December 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 2 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-1 Salford City A dominant Blyth Spartans were left to rue a mistake at the back and a host of wasted chances – as they undeservedly went down 1-0 to Vanarama National League North leaders Salford City, in what was a fantastic advert for the division. Peter…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic

25th November 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic A wonder strike from defender Ian Watson secured Blyth Spartans’ safe passage through Saturday’s Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Stalybridge Celtic – as they came from behind to win 2-1, after a flurry of late drama. The visitors caught Spartans out in the…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-0 Leamington

11th November 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday November 11 2017 Blyth Spartans 1-0 Leamington Blyth Spartans returned to winning ways on Saturday afternoon, with a professional performance that saw them edge a 1-0 win over a battling Leamington side. In an usually goal-shy game at Croft Park in recent times, Spartans had visiting defender Junior English to thank for…

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Match Report | Bradford Park Avenue 4-1 Blyth Spartans

4th November 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday November 4 2017 Bradford Park Avenue 4-1 Blyth Spartans An unusually early start was matched by an unusually poor Spartans performance – as Blyth were comprehensively beaten 4-1 by Bradford Park Avenue on Saturday afternoon. Played out four days after Halloween, Spartans’ horror show started with a defensive error just two minutes…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-1 Darlington

28th October 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday October 28 2017 Blyth Spartans 3-1 Darlington Spartans boss Alun Armstrong gave Darlington a glimpse of exactly what they’re missing on Saturday – after Blyth came from behind to register a 3-1 victory in the first North East derby of this season’s Vanarama National League North. The 42-year-old was courted as a…

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Maguire Sole Spartan Representing England C in Slovakia Final

22nd October 2017

Daniel Maguire is the only Blyth Spartans player to have been called up to the England C squad for the International Challenge Trophy final against Slovakia – despite three of his teammates also impressing during a recent training camp for the Non-League national side. The striker – along with Ryan Hutchinson, Jarrett Rivers and Andrew Cartwright – took part in a two-day training session at  Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre…

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