Match Preview | Hereford

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans take on Hereford at Croft Park this Saturday as Lee Clark’s side look to win their first points of the campaign. Spartans currently find themselves at the foot of the fledging National League North table after Tuesday night’s 3-0 defeat at home to early pacesetters York City. The hosts will be hoping for a better outcome than when the sides met at Croft Park last…

16th August 2019
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Match Preview | Gloucester City

2nd August 2019

By Stephen Burton After a summer of change, the Lee Clark era is set to begin this Saturday as Blyth Spartans face Gloucester City in their season opener at Croft Park. Clark’s arrival early this summer has led to a whole host of new faces brought to the club, and many have hit the ground running during pre-season. Spartans have helped themselves to nine wins in 10 games, culminating in…

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Match Report | North Shields 0-3 Blyth Spartans

By Stephen Burton A brace from Dale Pearson helped Spartans overcome North Shields in a commanding display at Darren Persson Stadium. Pearson opened the scoring after half an hour as he smashed home a Rhys Evans cross from close range before Scott Fenwick doubled the scoring just a minute later. Pearson then grabbed his second two minutes after the break, converting into an empty net after the Shields stopper parried…

10th July 2019
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Match Preview | Altrincham vs Blyth Spartans

By Stephen Burton After securing their highest ever league finish on Saturday, Spartans now travel to Moss Lane to take on Altrincham in the National League North playoffs. Spartans have now won seven games in a row and the 2-1 win over Southport saw them secure sixth place in the league. They face an Altrincham side who finished two points above Spartans in fifth. Spartans are currently unbeaten against Altrincham…

1st May 2019
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Adam Wrightson | ‘Nothing changes’ as Spartans on cusp of history

By Stephen Burton Adam Wrightson insisted ‘nothing changes’ for Spartans as they seek a historic league finish and play-off place at home to Southport on Saturday. Wrightson capped a century of Spartans appearances with a last minute winner away at FC United on Monday, after James Banister looked to have secured the hosts a point as he cancelled out Dan Maguire’s opener three minutes from time. Victory saw Spartans jump…

23rd April 2019
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Match Report | Last gasp Wrightson strike sends Spartans to sixth

23rd April 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday April 22 2019 FC United of Manchester 1-2 Blyth Spartans Adam Wrightson marked a century of Spartans appearances with a last gasp winner to sink FC United and take Spartans up to the play-off positions in a dramatic finale at Broadhurst Park. Spartans got off to a fantastic start as Jarrett Rivers…

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Match Preview | FC United of Manchester vs Blyth Spartans

21st April 2019

By Stephen Burton After victory over Guiseley on Good Friday, Spartans are now looking for their sixth straight win as they travel to Broadhurst Park on Easter Monday to face an FC United side with survival on the line. The latest round of fixtures has seen Spartans cut Telford United’s advantage to just one point as they chase the remaining play off positions with two games left. Meanwhile FC United…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans vs Guiseley

19th April 2019

By Stephen Burton Fresh from their stunning win away to league leaders Stockport, Blyth Spartans will be seeking a fifth straight victory as they take on Guiseley at Croft Park on Good Friday. Spartans’ late season surge has seen them rise up to eighth in National League North, just one place and three points behind Telford United in the final play-off spot, with three matches remaining. Meanwhile, relegation threatened Guiseley…

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Buddle hails massive win as Spartans look ahead to “three cup finals”

14th April 2019

Defender Nathan Buddle expressed his delight as Spartans stunned Stockport County to keep their play-off dream very much alive, but insists they’ll need maximum points from their next three games to have a chance of the play-offs. Dan Maguire scored the only goal of the game as Spartans secured a memorable 1-0 win away at Edgeley Park to stay in eighth place, just three points from the play offs. “That’s…

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Match Report | Spartans stun Stockport to keep play-off dream alive

14th April 2019

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, April 13, 2019 Stockport County 0-1 Blyth Spartans By Stephen Burton Dan Maguire scored the only goal of the game to shock league leaders Stockport County and maintain Blyth Spartans push for the play-offs with their fourth successive win. Maguire slotted home his 20th league goal of the season 19 minutes in after Spartans caught the…

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