Arrival | Thackray signs on permanent deal

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce Kris Thackray has signed on a permanent basis until the end of the season following a successful loan spell.  The 31-year-old initially joined a month’s loan from our Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town but has instantly become a key figure at Croft Park.  Since his debut in the FA Trophy tie at Stockport County, the former Newcastle United youngster has appeared in all six of…

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Departure | Hutchinson departs after seven seasons at Spartans

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are sad to announce the departure of popular defender Ryan Hutchinson who is joining Morpeth Town.   The 26-year-old spent seven seasons at Croft Park having first joined from Seaton Delaval in 2013.  Initially arriving as a midfielder, Hutchy made his debut at Matlock Town in April 2014 before netting his first goal during a 2-1 win over Halesowen Town in August of the same year.  Hutchy was a…

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Departure | Mouanda recalled by South Shields

7th January 2020

Blyth Spartans can announce Ursene Mouanda was recalled from his season-long loan spell on Monday. The former Rangers midfielder moved to Croft Park in the summer and went to make 12 appearances in Blyth colours. Upon his return to the South Shields, Mouanda agreed a permament deal with BetVictor West side Dunston UTS. We wish Ursene all the very best for the future.

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Arrival | Wilson joins on loan from Burnley

3rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce its second signing of the day with defender Scott Wilson joining on loan from Burnley until the end of the season. Earlier this afternoon, we announced midfielder Mark Waddington, who has worked with manager Lee Clark at Blackpool and Kilmarnock, has joined us for the remainder of the campaign from Barrow.   Alternatively, Clark had been left light in defence at centre-back and left-back following…

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Arrival | Ex-Stoke and Blackpool midfielder Waddington joins on loan

3rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of midfielder Mark Waddington from Barrow until the end of the season.  Waddington moves to Croft Park having worked under Spartans manager Lee Clark on two separate occasions at Blackpool and Kilmarnock.  The 23-year-old came through the youth ranks at the League One side and made his senior debut aged just 17 during a Carabao Cup tie with Shrewsbury Town in…

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News | Ritson and Amantchi return to parent clubs

2nd January 2020

Blyth Spartans can confirm Lewis Ritson and Levi Amantchi have returned to their parent clubs following their respective loan spells.  Ritson returns to Hull City having made 21 appearances since his arrival in August – most frequently forming a defensive partnership with Tom Devitt. “It was tough but a good experience for me to get some games in a competitive league,” Ritson told blythspartans.com “All the lads are quality and…

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Departure | Dylan McGlade returns to Ireland

29th December 2019

Blyth Spartans have agreed to terminate the contract of Dylan McGlade after the player asked to return to Ireland due to homesickness. The 24-year-old rejoined the club at the beginning of November having previously had a short spell at Croft Park during the 2017/18 campaign.  This time around, McGlade appeared six times for Lee Clark’s side – including a goal scored against Alfreton Town in the FA Trophy Third Round…

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Hospitality | Southport (H)

28th December 2019

The Blyth Spartans matchday hospitality was again full for the National League North encounter against Southport last weekend. And YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your matchday experience. 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…

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Fan information | Gateshead (A)

23rd December 2019

Blyth Spartans supporters planning on making the trip to the Gateshead International Stadium on Boxing Day MUST be aware of the information bullet-pointed below: Pay on the gate Blyth supporters will be lodged in the South Terrace (no covering). Entry through turnstiles 7 and 8. Blyth supporters will have access to food and non-alcohol refreshment inside the ground. Alcohol is not available inside the ground. Flags are allowed but must…

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Interview | Lee Clark on Southport defeat and festive games

21st December 2019

Lee Clark has spoken about the importance of Blyth Spartans’ upcoming games after a 4-1 defeat to Southport on Saturday afternoon. Three first-half goals for The Port did the damage for Spartans despite a spirited second 45 minutes in which Rhys Evans scored to make it 3-1 at one stage. Clark said: “We didn’t start particularly well and they targeted us in certain areas. We then made one or two…

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