Arrival | McIntosh signs on loan from Wrexham

14th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of forward Leighton McIntosh after receiving international clearance.  The 27-year-old becomes the second player to move to Croft Park today, following in the footsteps of Aaron Cunningham in joining until the end of the season.  McIntosh, capped for Scotland at under-19s level, is a well-travelled figure, though has predominantly spent his career in his homeland. He began his career at Scottish…

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Arrival | Cunningham re-joins Blyth on loan

14th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Aaron Cunningham has returned to Croft Park on loan from Hartlepool United for the remainder of the season.  Cunningham, 22, undergoes his second loan spell in Northumberland and provides much-needed cover due to injuries and suspensions in the defence.  Doncaster Rovers loanee Shane Blaney has been hit with a three-match ban following his red card at Chester, while Scott Wilson is sidelined for the…

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Senior Cup | Newcastle semi-final date set

13th February 2020

Blyth Spartans can confirm a date has been set for the club’s Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final clash with Newcastle United. Lee Clark faces his former club as his side compete to earn a St James’ Park final against either North Shields or Morpeth Town. Spartans have beaten Northern League Division Two sides Heaton Stannington and Bedlington Terriers to reach the last four stage. And now Newcastle will stand in Blyth’s…

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Sponsors | Lubbers Transport

9th February 2020

Regular sponsors Lubbers Transport are presented with their acknowledgement certificate from Blyth Spartans Manager Lee Clark. We thank Lubbers and all our sponsors for their continued support.

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Arrival | Blaney joins on loan from Doncaster Rovers

7th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Shane Blaney from Doncaster Rovers on loan until the end of the season.  The Irish defender is the second player to arrive at Croft Park in the same number of days following Macaulay Langstaff’s move from York City on Thursday.  Blaney started his career in his homeland with League of Ireland side Finn Harps, and after three appearances in Ireland’s top-flight,…

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Arrival | Langstaff joins on one-month loan from York

6th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of Macaulay Langstaff on a one-month loan from York City.  Langstaff is no stranger to Croft Park having made 17 appearances for Spartans in the 2016/17 season whilst on loan from Gateshead.  The forward has since appeared against Blyth in National League North during his one-and-half-seasons with the Minstermen.  Manager Lee Clark said: “I am delighted to get Macaulay on board. …

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Interview | Clark on Boston, Chester and injuries

3rd February 2020

Lee Clark admitted Blyth Spartans lacked the cutting edge against Boston United on Saturday, while revealing Scott Wilson’s injury looks a bad one.  Spartans slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home to the Pilgrims after a Jay Rollins’ goal proved the difference in the second-half.  Clark feels his side defended well throughout the game but called for more to be delivered in the final third of the pitch. He said:…

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Interview | Clark reveals failed Maguire approaches

25th January 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has revealed he has enquired about Dan Maguire on “various different occasions”, however says York City want to keep their striker.  Maguire, a fans favourite at Croft Park, joined the full-time outfit in the summer and following the departure of Callum Roberts, many supporters had hoped for a ‘Nipa’ return.  And Clark admits he has approached The Minstermen over a potential move for Maguire, but…

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Arrival | Harmison joins Blyth Spartans from Morpeth

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of striker Ben Harmison from Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  Harmison joins Jack Lambert in the second player to join Spartans today and is available for selection ahead of Saturday’s game with King’s Lynn Town.  The 34-year-old, a former professional cricketer, stepped into non-league football with hometown club Ashington.  And after having a brief spell with North Shields, Harmison has worked his way…

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Arrival | Lambert signs on loan from Scunthorpe

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of Jack Lambert from Scunthorpe United on an initial loan deal until the end of the February. The attacking midfielder joins Spartans in time to feature in tomorrow’s clash with National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town.  Lambert, 20, started his career at Middlesbrough before moving north of the border to join then-Scottish Premiership side Dundee in 2017. His senior debut soon…

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