Progress Report | Clark sets foundations for National League North campaign

14th June 2019

      Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark updated the club’s website on his first week in the job, with 10 players and physio Gary Neasham joining the club. Clark has re-signed Ryan Hutchinson, Lewis Horner, Jack Butler and Robbie Dale from the side that finished 6th last season and has worked hard to bring others through the door. So far Tom Devitt has joined from Gateshead, Anthony Callaghan from…

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Arrival | Tom Devitt joins from Gateshead

13th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signing of centre-back Tom Devitt who joins after a season with Gateshead in the National League. Devitt, who turns 23 tomorrow, is Lee Clark’s latest addition the ranks and he was over the moon to welcome the defender to Croft Park. “I am delighted we got him because his previous club made a huge push to keep him. “He is a young ambitious…

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Departure | Maguire makes full-time move

12th June 2019

  Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of striker Dan Maguire who has joined National League North side York City. Maguire, 26, has decided to make the move into full-time football after making 310 appearances for Blyth Spartans, scoring 159 goals. The talismanic forward joined the club from Seaton Delaval during the 2012/13 season and will go down as one of the greatest goalscorers every to wear a green and…

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Arrivals | Clark adds defensive duo

11th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signings of defenders Anthony Callaghan and Rhys Evans from South Shields and Newcastle Benfield respectively. Callaghan, 25, began is career in the Sunderland before joining Darlington. He soon made his way to Northern League side Washington before being snapped up by the ambitious Mariners. The left-back has recently returned from a long lay-off with a back injury, making his 50th and final South…

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Announcement | Spartans launch U18 side

7th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the formation of an U18 side to continue the development of our player pathway. With the introduction of our reserves side two years ago – who competed in the Northern Football Alliance Division One last season – we recently announce a partnership with Tyne Metropolitan College to run an U19 side in the National League Youth Alliance. The new U18 side further strengthen the…

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Retained | Clark secures services of Dale, Hutchinson and Butler

5th June 2019

Lee Clark has had a busy afternoon holding several meetings with a number of last year’s squad, securing the services of three. Robert Dale, 34, returns to the club for the 15th consecutive season. Now the club’s record holder for appearances with 643 he’ll look to add to the impressive mark. Joining him in the Spartans dressing room will be central defender Ryan Hutchinson who returns after missing the entire…

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Sponsor | TEXO announced as Spartans sponsor

4th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce a substantial sponsorship deal with the TEXO Group – who have become the club’s new shirt and advertising sponsor. The TEXO name will be emblazoned on the green and white stripes, as well as the new change kit which will be announced in due course. Texo Group has been formed to meet the demand for integrated engineering services within critical infrastructure. With an unprecedented…

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Club Statement | Executive Committee

30th May 2019

The Blyth Spartans executive committee have issued the following statement: The last few weeks have been testing times for the club and at the time of writing, we are unable to go into the full detail due to legal processes. This is the prime reason for our inability to give regular updates. We will disclose the full facts when we are free to do so. We understand that the lack…

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Departure | Nathan Buddle joins Spennymoor Town

28th May 2019

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of defender Nathan Buddle who has signed with National League North side Spennymoor Town. The defender is popular figure amongst the Green Army, making 236 appearances and scoring 19 goals. The club would like to like to thank Nathan for all his efforts and we wish him well in his future endeavours.

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Announcement | Spartans launch National League Youth Alliance side with TyneMet College

28th May 2019

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership with Tynemet College to field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The league is an U19 national competition consisting of 120 teams, split into 10 regional divisions. The Spartans youngsters will compete in the north east division consisting of 12 teams, including, York City, Hartlepool United, South Shields and Scarborough Athletic. Matches…

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