Media | Brand new ‘Radio Blyth Live’ service will combine commentary and content for next season

Spartans fans unable to make it to Croft Park for the upcoming season will once again be spared the pain of missing out on the action, with live commentary for all home games and, hopefully, a good number of away fixtures promised via internet radio. The same old voice of Ryan Gray can be heard on brand spanking new equipment, alongside several of the club’s insightful Media Team members, via…

7th July 2016
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Tom Talks | Seaton Delaval 0-5 Spartans (training game)

Following Blyth’s training game at Seaton Delaval on Tuesday evening manager Tom Wade commented: “We’ve been ticking over up to now so this was the start of our pre-season really. It was a useful exercise in terms of players developing a work ethic and getting lots of touches of the ball. The new players did exceptionally well and it was a good get together by way of everyone getting to…

6th July 2016
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Pre-season update

Blyth will play Ashington, away, on Tuesday 26th July with a 7.30 kick off. In advance of that the Spartans will play at Seaton Delaval on Tuesday 5th July in what is being called a ‘training game’.

3rd July 2016
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Water, water…everywhere

The club has completed Phase 2 of its water harvesting scheme. The project, which collects rain water in giant butts, means there is a ready supply of water for the ever-improving Croft Park pitch. Phase 2 has increased the capacity by 300% to 8,000 litres. Phase 3 will subsequently see the Tynetec Stand, at the Plessey Road end of the ground, included in the scheme.

29th June 2016
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John Leaves

Goalkeeping coach John Bottensein has left Croft Park. Pressure of work, outside of football, has resulted in John having to relinquish his position. Everyone at the Spartans thanks John for his work with the club and wishes him all the best for the future. Any qualified goalkeeeping coaches interested in the post should contact Manager Tom Wade or General Manager Ian Evans.

27th June 2016
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Announcement | Commercial Manager appointed

  Blyth Spartans have appointed a new Commercial Manager. 42-year-old Mark Scott will seek out a variety of sponsorships to help drive the club forward. Spartans’ Chairman Tony Platten said: “Mark has been the Commercial Manager at North Shields since 2009 and was responsible for promoting the club to local businesses throughout North Tyneside in a period when the club rose from 4th bottom of Northern League Two to Northern…

23rd June 2016
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Croft Park | Peter has pitch in top condition

The pitch at Croft Park is looking excellent and will improve further before the season starts. Groundsman Peter Henderson has put in a tremendous amount of work and has been short-listed for a ‘Groundsman of the Year’ award. The award scheme is a national one, operating from the Premier League down. Two judges, who are the head groundsmen at Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, recently visited Croft Park to…

21st June 2016
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Signing | Nathan Buddle commits for 2016/17

The club is very pleased to announce that centre-back Nathan Buddle has re-signed for the Spartans ahead of next season. The former Hartlepool, Carlisle United and Gateshead player made his debut for Blyth in August 2013 and has gone on to play over a hundred games for the club, scoring eight goals in the process. 22-year-old Nathan said: “I’m delighted to have signed up for Blyth again and very happy…

16th June 2016
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