Report | Spartans lose at league leaders King’s Lynn

7th December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 7, 2019 King’s Lynn Town 3-0 Blyth Spartans A hard-working Blyth Spartans fell to a 3-0 defeat at National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town in a hearted performance at The Walks.  Lee Clark’s men battled throughout against a team unbeaten in their previous eight games, however were undone by goals from…

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News | Harker recalled by Newcastle

6th December 2019

Nathan Harker has left Blyth Spartans after Newcastle United decided to recall him from his loan spell at Croft Park.  The 21-year-old joined Spartans in the summer on a loan deal until January 2020, however found limited game time at the club. Harker started Byth’s opening six games of the season but would make just a further two appearances outside of August. In total, he appeared eight times for the…

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Report | Spartans play Stockport in FA Trophy after Alfreton win

3rd December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Alfreton Town 1-3 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans set up a FA Trophy First Round encounter with Stockport County following an impressive 3-1 at Alfreton Town.  The result was more than just the prospect of a trip to a National League side, it was all about the reaction…

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News | Club Shop opening times

27th November 2019

The Supporters Club are planning on opening the club store at the following times on the lead up to Christmas 2019: Wednesday 27th November – 18:30 – 20:30Saturday 30th November – Normal Match Day HoursWednesday 4th December – 18:30 – 20:30Saturday 7th December – 10:00 – 12:00Wednesday 11th December – 18:30 – 20:30Wednesday 18th December – 18:30 – 20:30Saturday 21st December – Normal Match Day HoursMonday 23rd December – 18:00…

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News | Half-season tickets now on sale

27th November 2019

Blyth Spartans can announce half-season tickets are on sale NOW – just in time for the ideal Christmas gift! These can be purchased from our club store at the following times (see below) and from the general office on match days. Club store opening times over Christmas Wednesday 27th November – 18:30 – 20:30 Saturday 30th November – Normal Match Day Hours Wednesday 4th December – 18:30 – 20:30 Saturday…

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Interview | Boro loanee Hemming discusses Blyth debut

24th November 2019

BY Jack Cunningham Debutant Zach Hemming feels he had a good debut in between the Blyth Spartans sticks during the 1-1 FA Trophy with Alfreton Town.  Hemming joined until the end of the season from Middlesbrough on a youth loan deal – which means that he will also be available to play for Boro’s under-23 side. The 19-year-old was previously with Hartlepool United, but his parent club decided to recall…

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Report | FA Trophy replay required as Spartans draw

23rd November 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 23rd 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town A late equaliser from Harvey Grice meant Blyth Spartans had to settle for a replay on Tuesday for a chance to be in the next round of the FA Trophy. Spartans opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Rhys Evans whipped in…

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Arrival | Goalkeeper Hemming signs on loan

23rd November 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Middlesbrough goalkeeper Zach Hemming has joined on a youth loan until the end of the season.  Hemming, 19, was recalled a month early from his loan spell at National League side Hartlepool United on Friday in order to finalise a switch to Croft Park.  The Boro youngster had a brief loan spell at Darlington last season before stepping up a division to join Pools…

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Preview | Alfreton will be a ‘great barometer’ says Clark

22nd November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark says Saturday’s FA Trophy clash with Alfreton Town will be a “great barometer” to see how far his team have come since the start of the season.  Clark’s men begin their FA Trophy campaign at home to their National League North counterparts, having already faced The Reds this campaign.  During Clark’s second game in-charge, Spartans were beaten comfortably by Alfreton at the Impact Arena, however…

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Interview | Lee Clark’s Boston verdict plus injury latest

20th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark believes his side matched Boston United, however was ultimately left disappointed after letting their standards set in recent weeks slip.  Spartans’ five-game unbeaten National League North run was ended by the Pilgrims on Tuesday evening in a narrow 2-0 win for the fifth-placed side.  It was also the first time Clark’s men failed to find the net since mid-September during the defeat at Southport.  “I…

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