Interview | Nelson pleased to get Cain over the line

29th October 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Michael Nelson has revealed his delight after finally adding midfielder Michael Cain to his squad.  Nelson was left impressed by Cain in pre-season, both in training and on the pitch after he featured in the 2-2 draw with Hartlepool United.  In fact, Nelson tried to get the former Walsall man signed up after his encouraging display against Pools, but a deal was unable to materialise.  Fast forward…

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Interview | Cain reveals what first struck him about Spartans

29th October 2020

Michael Cain has revealed the one thing that instantly struck him about Blyth Spartans ahead of joining the club.  The former Leicester City youngster, 25, penned a three-month deal at Croft Park having trialled with Blyth in pre-season.   Indeed, Cain caught the eye of a number of supporters who watched Spartans play out a 2-2 draw with National League side Hartlepool United.  And Cain himself also got a good feel…

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Arrival | Michael Cain join Blyth Spartans

29th October 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the arrival of former Leicester City youngster Michael Cain on a deal until late-January.  The 25-year-old featured for Blyth in pre-season, partnering Simon Heslop in the midfield during the 2-2 draw with Hartlepool United at Croft Park.  He has been training at Northern League side Bishop Auckland in order to build his fitness but now puts pen to paper on a three-month deal…

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Report | Scoreline harsh as Blyth lose to Southport

24th October 2020

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday October 24th 2020 Blyth Spartans 0-3 Southport FC Three lapses in concentration cost Blyth Spartans in what a generally solid defensive performance against Southport. George Newell opened the scoring late the first-half before Dylan Vassallo doubled the visitors’ lead in the 79th minute against the run of play. Marcus Carver then made…

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Programme | Issue Two | Southport

24th October 2020

Issue 2 of our matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase via our online club shop, for just £1! Blyth Spartans take on Southport in National League North – our season home game of the season. You can purchase our programme via the Supporters Club shop and enjoy some pre-match or post-match reading.  SPARTANS, for the time being, is digital only. It really is the perfect way to start your matchday routine…

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Arrival | Gbolahan joins Blyth on non-contract

24th October 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce Ade Gbolahan has joined on a non-contract basis.  The striker arrives at Croft Park having finished last season at National League South outfit Eastbourne Borough.  Gbolahan joined Eastbourne in January and scored on his debut in a 2-2 draw with Concord Rangers.  He went on to feature in a further three games for the The Sports before the campaign was cut short due…

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Preview | Southport (H) | National League North

23rd October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with LV BET Blyth Spartans host Southport at Croft Park this Saturday in their second home game of the 2020-21 National League North season. Spartans will be hoping to put the heavy defeat 6-1 at Gloucester City behind them and instead take some positives from their last match in Northumberland, where they earned a hard-fought point against AFC Telford United. INJURY NEWS Olly Scott and…

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Live Stream | Southport (H) | National League North

21st October 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm a live stream will be in operation for our National League North encounter with Southport on Saturday. Spartans welcome Liam Watson’s Port to Northumberland in a 3pm kick-off, who are fresh from their 1-0 win against Chorley last week. Due to government guidelines, supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, however we’re doing all we can to ensure you don’t miss any of the action….

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1899 Club | Draw winners – August & September

20th October 2020

The winners of the 1899 Club draw for August and September have been drawn. Due to the lack of matches and because we cannot use the hospitality suite once games recommence, we have decided to issue a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50 for the foreseeable future. August 1st Number 358 Christopher Allen £100 2nd Number 102  Neil Tebbutt £50 September 1st Number 252 Matt Roper…

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