Arrival | Mason joins on one-month loan

2nd August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Spennymoor Town defender Christopher Mason on a one-month loan deal.  The Moors club captain, 33, add bags of experience to Lee Clark’s defence having made over 300 appearances for the National League North outfit.  Beginning his career with Darlington, the central defender has gone on to play for Bishop Auckland, Harrogate and Gateshead as well as a spell in Sweden with…

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Arrival | Harker signs on loan

2nd August 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the capture of Newcastle United goalkeeper Nathan Harker on loan until early-January.  The 20-year-old arrives at Croft Park having played a regular part in the Magpies’ under-23s set-up and has experienced life around the first-team at the Premier League club.  During the 2018/19 season. Harker featured in all five of United’s Checkatrade Trophy fixtures before exiting at the quarter-final stage to League One side…

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Executive Committee | Coulson returns to Gateshead

31st July 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Mike Coulson has resigned from the Executive Committee and returned to Gateshead.  Mike joined the club in February as Community Director and during that time has created a pathway with the club’s junior teams.  Mike said: “This was not an easy decision to make as I have really enjoyed my spell working with you all.  “My relationship with Gateshead FC goes back over 20 years and…

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Report | Spartans win Texo Challenge Trophy

28th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Texo Challenge Trophy Sunday, July 28th 2019 Blyth Spartans 3-2 Aberdeen XI Blyth Spartans lifted the Texo Challenge Trophy following a 3-2 win over Aberdeen XI. Adam Wrightson, the star of the show, opened the scoring in the 48th minute when he got on the end of a diagonal ball from Jake Orrell and hammered it home…

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Hospitality Package | Matchday

25th July 2019

Hospitality bookings are now being taken for the 2019/20 season This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate an occasion, a great gift/reward or just to enhance the match day experience, for business and supporters alike. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the Directors area Free drinks before, half time and after the match Hot buffet after the match Advert in match day programme *Select the Man…

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Blyth Spartans AFC 2019-2020 Kit Launch

22nd July 2019

This Friday (July 26) will see Blyth Spartans launch their official playing kit & travel wear for the upcoming on the pitch at Croft Park at 7pm All supporters are welcome to attend the official unveiling, followed by an evening of entertainment in the Clubhouse with live band, The Panthers. Entry is free and replica kits will be available for purchase throughout the evening, priced at £40 adult & £35…

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Texo Challenge Trophy | Blyth Spartans v Aberdeen FC

19th July 2019

Texo Challenge Trophy – Blyth Spartans v Aberdeen FC XI Fixture: Blyth Spartans FC v Aberdeen XI Date: Sunday, July 28 2019 Venue: Croft Park NE24 3JE Kick Off: 15:00 Tickets: Pay at the Gate (£8 Full, £4 Concessions, U 16 Free) Texo is delighted to have provided the catalyst in bringing the two football clubs and its sponsors to a match billed the Texo Challenge Trophy – Blyth Spartans…

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Interview | Spooner happy to make his debut at Croft Park

19th July 2019

Blyth Spartans’ latest signing, Craig Spooner, spoke of his delight to ‘get out there’ and play at Croft Park in front of the Spartans fans this week against Morpeth Town. Despite losing 4-2 and three of the goals coming from set-pieces Spooner was upbeat about what was to come from himself and the team. The ex-Newcastle United product admits the fans were ‘fantastic’ despite seeing their side succumb to their…

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Annual General Meeting

12th July 2019

The Blyth Spartans Association Football Club Annual General Meeting for shareholders will take place on Wednesday 7th August at 7pm at Croft Park. AGENDA Read and adopt the minutes of the previous A.G.M. Receive and adopt the Financial Report for the Y.E. 31st May 2019. Receive the Chairman’s Report. Read and adopt the Minutes of the E.G.M. held on Thursday 28th February 2019. Any Other Business. Any Other Reports. Any…

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Arrivals | Clark strengthens with double swoop

12th July 2019

With four pre-season games completed, Lee Clark has moved swiftly to add yet more talent to his squad with midfielders Damen Mullen and Craig Spooner signing for the 2019/20 season. Mullen, 30, is no stranger to Croft Park having played for a number of years, surpassing 200 appearances for the club and was a vital cog in last season play-off contending side: “It’s been a long summer,” said Mullen on…

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