Report | Dale double secures massive win for Spartans

11th January 2020

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 11th January 2020 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Curzon Ashton Robbie Dale bagged a brace as Spartans came from behind to earn a massive three points to go within a point of safety at a windswept Croft Park. The visitors went ahead through Connor Dimaio as he fired low past Zach Hemming just after the hour…

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Report | Dale winner secures derby win

26th December 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 26th December 2019 Gateshead 2-3 Blyth Spartans Robbie Dale’s spectacular late volley earned Blyth Spartans all three points and saw them move within four points of safety in a hard-fought derby win at Gateshead International Stadium. Cal Roberts opened the scoring with a fantastic solo goal on 16 minutes, then Greg Olley responded for…

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Report | Spartans suffer first home defeat since August

30th November 2019

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, November 30nd 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-6 Brackley Town Blyth Spartans suffered their first home defeat since August 26 as a Lee Ndlovu hattrick helped Brackley Town to all three points in a comfortable win at Croft Park. Captain Gareth Dean opened the scoring with a header from a corner on eight minutes, before…

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Report | Dale stunner nets Spartans first home point of the season

7th September 2019

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, September 7th 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Kidderminster Harriers A stunning Robbie Dale free-kick was enough for Blyth Spartans as they came from behind to gain their first home point of the season in a 1-1 draw with Kidderminster Harriers. The visitors went ahead two minutes into the second half as Alex Prosser…

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Match Report | Spartans’ struggles continue as Guiseley hit four

27th August 2019

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday August 26, 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-4 Guiseley Aaron Martin scored twice as Guiseley took the points in 4-1 victory at Croft Park, which leaves Spartans still searching for their first win of the season. Despite an even first half, Spartans fell behind on 38 minutes as Lee Shaw fired low past Nathan…

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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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