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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Extension | Jordan Watson commits until 2020

17th January 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that defender Jordan Watson has decided to extend his stay at Croft Park until 2020. The 25-year-old’s contract was due for renewal at the end of this season. The former Sunderland Academy graduate has made 137 appearances in his Blyth Spartans career to date, notching two goals. “It’s great to sign a contract extension at Blyth. “The fans have been great this season, obviously…

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Extension | Michael Liddle signs up until 2020

16th January 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Michael Liddle has decided to extend his stay at Croft Park until 2020. The 29-year-old’s contract was due for renewal at the end of this season and Alun Armstrong has worked quickly to extend the defender’s contract. The former Sunderland Academy graduate has made 98 appearances in his Blyth Spartans career to date, notching three goals and is over the moon to be…

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Arrival | Laing back in the fold as Spartans Strengthen

15th January 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the return of centre-back Louis Laing to the club. The defender played four games for Spartans this season after a plethora of injuries befell the Spartans back line. But the 25-year-old had looked to secure an international transfer, but as soon as it fell through he was back on the phone to Alun Amrstrong. “I had a little time to think about what I…

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Away Travel | Leyton Orient vs Blyth Spartans

15th January 2019

After already filling the first bus in record time, the Green Army have announced that they are investigating running a second bus for the FA Trophy game away to Leyton Orient. Please get in touch as soon as possible if you are interested. The details are as follows: Event: Leyton Orient v Blyth Spartans Date: Saturday 2nd Februaryy Departure time from Blyth: 7:00am Departure point: The Wallaw Returning time: 5:00pm Cost: £30 Should…

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