Future Fund | Winner of Ricky Hatton glove

26th June 2020

A signed Ricky Hatton glove has kindly been donated to the club to help towards our Future Fund – and here’s how you can get your hands on it. To be in with a chance of winning the signed Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton glove, all you need to do is donate £10 or more to the Blyth Spartans Future Fund. However, the more you donate, the greater chance you have…


Arrivals | Spartans swoop for Guy and Charlton

21st June 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrivals of Callum Guy and Kieran Charlton from South Shields.  The pair become Michael Nelson’s first additions as manager as he builds his squad ahead of the 2020-21 National League North campaign.  Guy, 20, who lifted the National League Under-19s Alliance League Cup with the Mariners in 2019, made 15 appearances for the Mariners in total, scoring three goals.  His time with the…


Fundraiser | Blyth Spartans launch Future Fund

20th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC and The Supporters Club have launched a Future Fund in light of the unprecedented times surrounding the impact of Covid-19.  The Executive Committee is doing everything they can to ensure the survival of the club and support manager Michael Nelson in his efforts to build a squad for the new National League North season.  But like a number of non-league clubs across the country, uncertainty still lingers…


News | Blyth Spartans thank Damen Mullen

19th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC want to thank Damen Mullen for his service to the club after it was announced today he has left Croft Park.  Mullen, 31, first joined the club in 2013 and has since gone on to make 243 appearances across seven years in Northumberland.  Excluding a brief spell at Morpeth Town in 2016, ‘Damo’ has been an ever-present face around Croft Park and a larger than life character…


News | Blyth Spartans retained list 2020

19th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce its retained list following the end of the 2019-20 National League North season. Players on contract for the 2020-21 season Kris Thackray, Rhys Evans, Corey McKeown and Robbie Dale.  The club has exercised an option on Olly Scott’s contract and are finalising the final details.  Players offered new terms Adam Wrightson Players not offered new deals Anthony Callaghan, Tom Devitt, Lewis Hawkins, Jack Hunter, Damen…


National League Statement | Spartans remain in National League North

17th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC will remain in National League North next season, the National League has confirmed. A National League statement on Wednesday evening read in full: Following a vote by all member Clubs, and subject to FA Council approval, the Vanarama National League, Vanarama National League North and Vanarama National League South seasons 2019/20 will be concluded with final league tables compiled on an “Unweighted Points Per Game” basis. The…


Club Statement | Reserve team discontinued

16th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC has taken the decision to discontinue its reserve team next season and resign our membership of the Northern Alliance Football League. A reserve team can provide a vehicle for players to step up to the first team or it can provide an avenue for first-team players who are recovering from injury and need “game time” as part of their rehabilitation. It also gives players not selected for…


News | Update from Tony Platten

15th June 2020

There are some final details to be confirmed regarding the composition of the National League North and South for next season, however we have been advised that there will be no relegation from Step Two, subject to FA ratification.  Blyth Spartans’ performance on the pitch was not good enough last season and it seems we will get a second chance to put things right. There is only one thing that…


Player news | Dale signs up for 17th consecutive season

10th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce club legend Robbie Dale has once again signed for the upcoming season.  Dale needs absolutely no introduction having made his debut back in March 2005 – memorably scoring a hat-trick against Wakefield and Emley.  And the 35-year-old hasn’t looked back, playing and scoring for Spartans in every season since and well and truly writing his name in club history.  He is the club’s…


1899 Club | Contribute to club’s future

7th June 2020

We have been contacted by a number of supporters asking how they can contribute to securing the future of the club. Manager Michael Nelson, the Executive Committee and everyone behind the scenes at Blyth Spartans are working extremely hard during these unprecedented times. Despite the difficulties, including not even knowing when the season will start or finish, we are continuing to plan for next season. We ask fans who would…