Interview | Lee Clark thanks fans for continued support

12th January 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has thanked fans for their continued support following the win over Curzon Ashton on Saturday.  While the 47-year-old admitted to real tough times for those on the terraces this season, Blyth fans has stuck by their team with an average of 884 attending Croft Park so far.  And yesterday, an excellent 721 braved the blustery conditions to cheer on their side from the first whistle…

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Interview | Lee Clark heaps praise on Robbie Dale

12th January 2020

Lee Clark has heaped praise on club legend Robbie Dale after his brace helped Blyth Spartans to a 2-1 win over Curzon Ashton on his 672nd appearance.  The 35-year-old rolled back the years with another Spartans rescue mission – striking twice in eight minutes to secure an invaluable three points in the context of the National League North table.  And assessing how big of a win it was for Spartans,…

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Interview | Lee Clark hails players’ fighting spirit

12th January 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark hailed his players’ fighting spirit after they came from behind to beat Curzon Ashton in the must-win encounter at Croft Park.  Had Connor Dimaio’s 60th-minute opener for The Nash proved to have been the winner, Spartans would have found themselves seven points from National League North safety.  However, courtesy of a double from Robbie Dale and another resilience display by Clark’s men, the gap has…

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Match Hospitality | Gateshead (H)

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are taking bookings for our match hospitality suite as we enter the second half of the season. YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your matchday experience. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the Directors area Free drinks before, half time and after the match Hot buffet after the match Advert in match day programme…

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Arrival | Thackray signs on permanent deal

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce Kris Thackray has signed on a permanent basis until the end of the season following a successful loan spell.  The 31-year-old initially joined a month’s loan from our Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town but has instantly become a key figure at Croft Park.  Since his debut in the FA Trophy tie at Stockport County, the former Newcastle United youngster has appeared in all six of…

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Departure | Hutchinson departs after seven seasons at Spartans

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are sad to announce the departure of popular defender Ryan Hutchinson who is joining Morpeth Town.   The 26-year-old spent seven seasons at Croft Park having first joined from Seaton Delaval in 2013.  Initially arriving as a midfielder, Hutchy made his debut at Matlock Town in April 2014 before netting his first goal during a 2-1 win over Halesowen Town in August of the same year.  Hutchy was a…

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Report | Spartans lose 3-1 at Altrincham

7th January 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Tuesday, January 7, 2020 ALTRINCHAM 3-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  Blyth Spartans were unable to register back-to-back National League North away wins as Altrincham stayed unbeaten at home from the opening day of the season.  Lewis Moult handed Altrincham the lead in a first-half where there was not a lot between the two sides at the…

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Departure | Mouanda recalled by South Shields

7th January 2020

Blyth Spartans can announce Ursene Mouanda was recalled from his season-long loan spell on Monday. The former Rangers midfielder moved to Croft Park in the summer and went to make 12 appearances in Blyth colours. Upon his return to the South Shields, Mouanda agreed a permament deal with BetVictor West side Dunston UTS. We wish Ursene all the very best for the future.

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Report | Hawkins’ stunner earns win at Kidderminster

4th January 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, January 4 KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS 0-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  Lewis Hawkins’ spectacular second-half strike earned Blyth Spartans a massive three points at Kidderminster Harriers in their quest for National League North safety.   Hawkins looped the ball over Harriers goalkeeper Will Mannion from 35 yards out after connecting with new signing Scott Wilson’s throw-in on the…

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Arrival | Wilson joins on loan from Burnley

3rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce its second signing of the day with defender Scott Wilson joining on loan from Burnley until the end of the season. Earlier this afternoon, we announced midfielder Mark Waddington, who has worked with manager Lee Clark at Blackpool and Kilmarnock, has joined us for the remainder of the campaign from Barrow.   Alternatively, Clark had been left light in defence at centre-back and left-back following…

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