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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Report | Fenwick brace as Blyth beat Ashington

20th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 20, 2019 Ashington 0-3 Blyth Spartans Scott Fenwick scored a brace as Blyth Spartans earned their seventh win of pre-season following a 3-0 win over Ashington.  The striker handed the visitors the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time when Dale Pearson was brought down by goalkeeper Dan Staples. Blyth…

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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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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town

17th July 2019

A mega selection of images from Spartans first defeat of the pre-season campaign. There are three sets of images from three different photographers. The first set is from our regular match day photographer Bill Broadley. The second set is from guest photographer Sean Stephenson and the third set of images are also from  guest photographer Martin Snow. Enjoy.   The Following set of images are from guest photographer Sean Stephenson…

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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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Contract | Pearson makes Blyth stay permanent

12th July 2019

Blyth Spartans can announce that forward Dale Pearson has signed a contract with the club. The 24-year-old was one of Lee Clark’s first signings, joining from Newcastle Benfield on a league registration deal, but the potent forward has impressed during pre-season and earned himself a contract at Croft Park. The former Ashington, Morpeth Town and West Allotment Celtic striker netted twice in Blyth’s 3-0 win over North Shields on Tuesday…

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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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Programme Editor | Russell Wynn joins Media Team

10th July 2019

Blyth Spartans would like to welcome Russell Wynn as our new Programme Editor for the upcoming season.  Russell joins with a wealth of experience in Programme Editing having designed and sourced his own content at North Shields during his long spell as Media Manager.  The quality of his programmes was recognised in 2017, when he won the Northern League Programme of the Year Award.  He has carried out a similar…

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News | Football Development Pathway

8th July 2019

Blyth Spartans Juniors visited Croft Park on Sunday where they registered for their respective teams for the coming season and then enjoyed a training session led by Spartans manager, Lee Clark. The session was organised as part of the Club’s new football development pathway initiative, which ultimately provides a recognisable route through the various age groups of junior football to the first team. Another part of the pathway is the…

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