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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Report | Five-game unbeaten run comes to an end at Boston

19th November 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, November 19 BOSTON UNITED 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS  TWO early goals in each half from Dominic Knowles and Andi Thanoj ended Blyth Spartans’ five-game unbeaten run in National League North.  Knowles struck just after 10 minutes before Thanoj followed up what was a brilliant initial save from Nathan Harker to deny Brad Abbott….

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Interview | Clark praises “absolutely unbelievable” Blyth fans

17th November 2019

Lee Clark has heaped praise on the Blyth Spartans fans, in what he described as an “absolutely unbelievable” away end at Kettering. Supporters travelled in their numbers to Latimer Park on Saturday, backing their team to the hilt as they shared the spoils against the Poppies in a 4-4 draw.  However, it wasn’t just the support in the Midlands that the former Newcastle United midfielder alluded to.  Clark thanked fans…

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Interview | Clark on squad selection and new signing

17th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has explained the situation surrounding his squad selection after five players missed the trip to Kettering on Saturday.  Ursene Mouanda, Lewis Horner, Scott Fenwick, Adam Wrightson and Nathan Harker were all absent from the match day squad.  Clark explained: “Ursene Mouanda and Lewis Horner were available but weren’t selected as I can only name a squad of 16.  “Injuries, Scott Fenwick is long term. Adam…

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Interview | Clark rues mistakes at Kettering

17th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark believes individuals errors cost his side all three points at Kettering on Saturday afternoon in National League North.  Spartans led 3-0 at half-time courtesy of a Callum Roberts brace and returning goal from substitute Ryan Hutchinson.  However, the visitors allowed the Poppies back into the game – bringing the scoreline to 3-2 before a sublime solo goal from Roberts saw him complete his hat-trick.  Indeed,…

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