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 | Spartans appoint Lee Clark as new manager

1st June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the appointment of former England International and Newcastle United midfielder Lee Clark as their new first team manager. Clark, 46, brings a wealth of Football League experience having previously managed Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City, Blackpool and Bury, whilst also managing Kilmarnock in Scotland The midfielder made 528 appearances in his professional career, scoring 66 goals, most notably for Newcastle United, Sunderland and Fulham. Clark’s…

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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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News | Managerial search begins

21st May 2019

Blyth Spartans are accepting applications for the role of first team manager at the club ahead of the 2019/20 Vanarama National League North season. Since returning to the second step of the English non-league pyramid Spartans have secured the highest finish in the club’s history last season – entering the National League North play-offs for the first time. And the club is now looking for a manager with the integrity,…

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Club Statement | Blyth Spartans

21st May 2019

Alun Armstrong informed Blyth Spartans Association Football Club on Sunday 19 May that he intended to leave the Club while under contract.  The Club is currently considering its position, taking legal advice, and will make no comment about Alun’s departure, at this stage.  The search for a new manager now starts and the board will continue to work in the best interests of the Club to ensure that its objectives for…

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Departure | Manager leaves Blyth Spartans

21st May 2019

Blyth Spartans announce the departure of manager Alun Armstrong who has joined National League North side Darlington FC. Armstrong – who signed a two-year deal at the start of last season – has decided to bring his almost three-year stay to the club to an end. Spartans will now begin the process of appointing a new management team. A full statement will be released in due course.

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News | Supporter’s Club Launch Budget Boosting Campaign

5th May 2019

  Blyth Spartans Official Supporters’ Club have launched the Alun’s Green and White Army budget boosting campaign to help prepare Alun Armstrong and his coaching staff for the 2019/20 National League North season. After the club’s highest ever finish – and a play-off berth – we are inviting fans to pledge what they can to not only keep the current squad together, but further improve it. We understand that the…

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Away Travel | Altrincham vs Blyth Spartans

29th April 2019

After Blyth secured a playoff place on Saturday, the Green Army have announced that they are investigating running a second bus for our first playoff game away to Altrincham. Please get in touch as soon as possible if you are interested. The details are as follows: Event: Altrincham v Blyth Spartans Date: Wesdnesday 1st May Departure time from Blyth: 2pm Departure point: The Wallaw Returning immediately after the game Cost: £20 Should you be…

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Match Preview | Southport

26th April 2019

By Stuart Dick It’s the moment of reckoning for Blyth Spartans as we host Southport this afternoon knowing three points would secure a play-off berth. Alun Armstrong’s side are currently sixth in the Vanarama National League North after Easter Monday’s late victory over FC United of Manchester. Adam Wrightson’s 91st minute winner means that Spartans have their path to the paly-offs in their own hands – all they need to…

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Sponsors | Guiseley

It was another full sponsors lounge for the visit of Guiseley. Ron Staughan, Martin Trinder and Lennon Properties, and the Eastbourne Spartans were all guests of the club on Friday afternoon. Club Chairman Tony Platten was on presentation duty after the game.

26th April 2019
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