Merry Christmas!

24th December 2021

Blyth Spartans would like to show our gratitude by saying a big thank you to all our supporters, sponsors, advertisers, and volunteers for their valued support throughout a challenging 2021. The Club, management, players, and staff wish you all a Merry Christmas and a heathy, happy and prosperous New Year!

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Half Season Tickets | On sale now

Half Season Tickets are now on sale and are valid for all remaining home matches for the 2021/22 season, starting with the home clash with Gateshead on 2nd January. Pricing is as follows; Standing Adults | £118 Concessions | £69 11-16 year olds and students | £49 Under 10s (accompanied by an adult) | Free Seated Adults | £138 Concessions | £89 11-16 year olds and students | £69 Under…

20th December 2021
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Media update | New media manager announced

13th December 2021

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Burton as the club’s new media manager, with Niall Bromley as assistant. Stephen will be moving from his role as press officer, which he has held since March 2019. He will replace Jordan Cronin who, after four years volunteering at the club, stepped down as media manager in November. Niall will continue with his commentary role on Blyth Live, but…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Southport | National League North | 21/22

11th December 2021

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 11th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-2 SOUTHPORT Terry Mitchell’s first home match in charge ended in defeat, as Southport came from behind to snatch all three points at a rain-soaked Croft Park. Michael Liddle fired Blyth ahead with a sweetly struck volley five minutes before the break. Southport turned the game round with two goals in two…

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Club Statement | Stephen Raffell

10th December 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Stephen Raffell, aged 51. Nicknamed Raffa, the defender made 178 appearances for his hometown club between 1994 and 1997 after a career with Doncaster Rovers and Boston United. To celebrate the life of Stephen and to remember him, a minute’s applause will take place prior to our game with Southport at Croft Park on Saturday (December 10th). Everyone…

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Club Shop | Opening times

10th December 2021

Looking to treat the Spartans fan in your life this Christmas? Featuring replica kits, leisure wear and a range of Blyth Spartans themed gifts and accessories, the Official Club Shop will be open at the following times in the run up the festive period; Saturday 11th December – Normal match day opening, 1pm until 2:45pm and then for 30 minutes after the match. Wednesday 15th December – 5pm until 7:30pm…

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1899 Club Draw | October, November & December winners | Blyth Spartans AFC

9th December 2021

October 1st Prize – £100 no. 92 David Luke 2nd Prize – £50 no. 295 Jim Lashley November 1st Prize – £100 no. 81 Malcolm Muter 2nd Prize – £50 no. 376 S & JA Tuck December 1st Prize – £100 no. 382 Tony Robinson 2nd Prize – £50 no. 262 Zoe Clark Can the winners please email their bank sort code and account numbers over to general manager Mike…

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Club Statement | Thank you to Michael Barron & Stephen Turnbull

Blyth Spartans AFC would like to place on record its gratitude to Michael Barron and Stephen Turnbull following the end of their interim period. Barron, who joined the club in September 2020, took charge of the team – beating Guiseley 1-0 in National League North before suffering a narrow FA Trophy exit at York City. He departs with the best wishes of everyone at the club. Tony Platten, chairman of…

1st December 2021
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Club Statement | Terry Mitchell appointed manager

29th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to confirm the appointment of Terry Mitchell as the club’s new first-team manager.   Mitchell arrives at Croft Park following a successful two-year spell as Consett manager, where he guided the club to the FA Vase final at Wembley in May this year. ­ He leaves The Steelman top of the Northern League Division One table, seven points clear of second-placed West Auckland Town. Mitchell…

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