Club Statement | Positive Covid-19 test

17th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm it has received a positive Covid-19 test. As a result, the club will enter a period of self-isolation and has postponed its National League North matches against Spennymoor Town, Kettering Town and Boston United.   The club will return to action when York City are the visitors to Croft Park in early December. The fixture may be moved back 24 hours from its original date,…

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Preview | Spennymoor Town (A) | National League North

16th November 2020

THIS MATCH HAS BEEN POSTPONED. BY Stephen Burton Next up for Blyth Spartans is a tricky Tuesday night trip to the Brewery Field as they take on Spennymoor Town. Spartans were punished for not taking their chances at the weekend as they slipped to a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Hereford. The Moors meanwhile are fresh from an impressive 2-0 win away at Southport. THE OPPOSITION Moors boss Jason Ainsley has…

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1899 Club | October draw winners

15th November 2020

The winners of the 1899 Club draw for October have been drawn. Due to matches being behind closed i.e. we cannot use the hospitality suite, we have decided to issue a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50 for the foreseeable future. £100 No. 236 – Glenn Thomas £50 No. 101 – Neil Tebbutt Please email mike.coulson@blythspartans.com to collect your winnings. How can I join the 1899…

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Report | Spartans punished by quick-fire double against Hereford

14th November 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November, 14th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 HEREFORD Blyth Spartans succumbed to two quick-fire first half goals in a disappointing defeat to Hereford at Croft Park. Tom Owen-Evans header the visitors ahead on 33 minutes, before doubling his side’s lead with a close range finish just two minutes later. Lenell John-Lewis fired home…

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Virtual HT 50/50 draw | Hereford (H) | National League North

13th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to introduce our very own online version of Dougie’s matchday half-time draw.   Beginning in time for Saturday’s game with Hereford, supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the referee’s half-time whistle.  The draw will be made…

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Preview | Hereford (H) | National League North

13th November 2020

BY Russell Wynn Blyth Spartans welcome Hereford to the North East on Saturday looking to make it three games unbeaten in the National League North. Michael Nelson’s men left it late on Tuesday night against Farsley, but a dominant second-half performance and a last gasp goal from Paul Blackett earned the point. The visitors themselves return to match action after a two-week absence due to Covid-19. INJURY NEWS On the…

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Programme | #Issue 4 | Hereford

13th November 2020

Issue #4 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome Hereford to Northumberland on Saturday looking to extend their unbeaten run to three matches. But while supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, we’re trying our best to bring the match to you. As well as our live stream, which begins at 2:45pm, why not start you matchday routine with a browse of our…

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Club Statement | Bob Little

12th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is sad to report the passing of supporter Bob Little. Dudley-born Bob was a staunch fan for many years and a great supporter of North East Non League football in general. He was instrumental in attracting a substantial grant to enable the development and staging of our Centenary Anniversary Exhibition, 20 years ago. A regular annual season ticket holder, he once, when the club were in financial difficulties,…

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Live Stream | Hereford (H) | National League North

12th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC will provide a live stream for our National League North encounter with Hereford on Saturday (November 14). Michael Nelson’s men head into the game looking to make it three games unbeaten following Paul Blackett’s injury-time equaliser against Farsley Celtic on Tuesday. Due to government guidelines, supporters remain locked out of Croft Park but we’re doing everything we can to ensure you don’t miss any of the action….

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Interview | Goalscorer Blackett hails team effort in Farsley draw

11th November 2020

BY Niall Bromley Paul Blackett believes it was a team effort as his injury-time equaliser earned Blyth Spartans a point against Farsley Celtic. Ashley Smith-Brown opened the scoring for Farsley in a first-half the visitors just shaded before Michael Nelson’s half-time team talk sparked a superb reaction.  Blyth had their chances but it looked as though The Celt Army would hold on for three points until Blackett popped up in…

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