Report | Quickfire Spartans outlast Brakes

16th February 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North   Saturday, February 16, 2019 Leamington 1-2 Blyth Spartans Two goals in the opening seven minutes secured a vital three points for Blyth Spartans on a day where the opposition were awarded two penalties Kieran Green’s second minute strike was doubled five minutes later by Dan Maguire as Spartans took an early two goal…

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Darlington | Sponsors

Once again the sponsors lounge was full for the visit of Darlington last Saturday. The sponsors for the game included long time Blyth Spartans supporter Stuart Ferguson – along with his son Scott. Stuart is involved with Lubbers Transport UK. Fergy Space and Fergusons Removals were also in the sponsors lounge with Bryan Hobkirk attending the fixture. There was also Paul Norvell from F Southern Ltd who were the match sponsors on…

13th February 2019
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Club Statement | Spartans “overwhelmed” by support

12th February 2019

“Blyth Spartans is overwhelmed by the response to the recent request for increased support, Saturday’s game against Darlington saw around 450 additional home supporters above the average gate. “The club would like to thank all that made the effort for their support and commitment, if this can be maintained it will without doubt help sustain the football club at an appropriate level in the pyramid and provide a positive foundation…

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Match Preview | Darlington

7th February 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 9th February 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies Reciprocal Season Tickets | Ashington & North Shields NOTE | Segregation will be in place, Darlington fans are asked to enter at the Plessey Road…

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Louis Laing | We matched Leyton Orient

3rd February 2019

Louis Laing felt Blyth Spartans matched National League leaders Leyton Orient in their late FA Trophy defeat on Saturday. Spartans were six minutes away from setting up a replay with The O’s on Tuesday evening before Jamie Turley inflicted a cruel blow on Alun Armstrong’s men. It came in front of the excellent 289-strong travelling supporters at the Breyer Group Stadium, who showed their appreciation for Blyth’s tireless efforts at…

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Club Statement | The Future of Blyth Spartans

25th January 2019

Statement by Tony Platten Chairman. Blyth Spartans are playing at the highest level since they were formed in 1899. In order to ensure a solid future for the club changes are required to ensure the club can be financed at an appropriate level to be competitive. The single biggest requirement is a commitment from the people of Blyth to support the club by attending home games. The current average attendance…

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Match Preview | Hereford FC

25th January 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 26th January 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans have extended their unbeaten run to 14-games but will be eager to begin turning draws into victories when Hereford visit…

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Armstrong | “I think a draw was a fair result”

20th January 2019

Alun Armstrong said it was a point earned, rather than two points lost after Spartans secured a 1-1 draw with third-placed Bradford (Park Avenue). Spartans led after Sean Reid headed home a Michael Liddle cross on 26 minutes, scoring his 13th goal of the campaign. But the hosts replied via the forehead of Connor Branson 14 minutes from time to earn a point. Robbie Dale had the opportunity to win…

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Peter Jameson: Bradford PA shows how far we’ve come

20th January 2019

Peter Jameson believes Blyth Spartans’ 1-1 draw at Bradford Park Avenue is a sign of their progression in recent months – although admits Steven Drench’s late penalty save was “a kick in the teeth”.    A second-half – where Alun Armstrong’s men led courtesy of Sean Reid’s 26th-minute header – was largely uneventful before the game burst back into life in the final quarter of an hour. Jameson and co…

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Sponsors | Boreham Wood

17th January 2019

Once again the sponsors lounge was full for the visit of Boreham Wood. The main Match sponsors were regulars from the Cramlington Pirates. The Match Ball sponsors were long time Spartans fan Gordon Young with his wife Dot and family and Peter Ridley and friends. Also in attendance with his son was 1899 Club winner Iain Charlesworth. Spartans ran out 1-0 winners with an excellent performance from the defence that prevented…

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