Interview | Clark praises “absolutely unbelievable” Blyth fans

17th November 2019

Lee Clark has heaped praise on the Blyth Spartans fans, in what he described as an “absolutely unbelievable” away end at Kettering. Supporters travelled in their numbers to Latimer Park on Saturday, backing their team to the hilt as they shared the spoils against the Poppies in a 4-4 draw.  However, it wasn’t just the support in the Midlands that the former Newcastle United midfielder alluded to.  Clark thanked fans…

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Interview | Clark on squad selection and new signing

17th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has explained the situation surrounding his squad selection after five players missed the trip to Kettering on Saturday.  Ursene Mouanda, Lewis Horner, Scott Fenwick, Adam Wrightson and Nathan Harker were all absent from the match day squad.  Clark explained: “Ursene Mouanda and Lewis Horner were available but weren’t selected as I can only name a squad of 16.  “Injuries, Scott Fenwick is long term. Adam…

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Interview | Clark rues mistakes at Kettering

17th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark believes individuals errors cost his side all three points at Kettering on Saturday afternoon in National League North.  Spartans led 3-0 at half-time courtesy of a Callum Roberts brace and returning goal from substitute Ryan Hutchinson.  However, the visitors allowed the Poppies back into the game – bringing the scoreline to 3-2 before a sublime solo goal from Roberts saw him complete his hat-trick.  Indeed,…

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Report | Spartans draw 4-4 at Kettering

16th November 2019

Blyth Spartans surrendered a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 4-4 with Kettering Town in National League North.  A double from Callum Roberts and a volley from Ryan Hutchinson had Lee Clark’s side cruising at half-time until an indescribable second-half unfolded.  Kettering unnerved the Spartans defence from two corners as Michael McGarth and Luke Graham bundled the ball home.  Roberts soon completed his hat-trick – running the full length of the…

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Hospitality | Farsley Celtic (H)

15th November 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to welcome The Children of Albion Rovers into our matchday hospitality suite for the 2-0 win over Farsley Celtic. Pictured above is Lee Clark presenting the group, who brilliantly travelled down from Cliftonhill, North Lanarkshire. They commented on the excellent hospitality, welcoming fans and Croft Park as a whole. YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your…

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FA Trophy R3Q | Spartans at home to Alfreton

11th November 2019

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to National League North counterparts Alfreton Town in the FA Trophy Third Round qualifying.  Spartans enter the competition for the first time this season having reached the last 16 during the 2018/19 campaign – suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat at finalists Leyton Orient. Lee Clark’s will welcome Alfreton to Croft Park on Saturday, November 23 with the winner receiving £3,750 and the loser…

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Arrival | McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans

9th November 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former attacker Dylan McGlade from Bray Wanderers.  McGlade, 24, had a short spell at Croft Park during the 2017-18 season before moving back to his native Ireland with Longford Town, the team he previously joined the club from.  At the turn of the year,  McGlade joined Bray Wanderers, however has returned to England after the conclusion of their season in September. …

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Departure | Robson leaves by mutual consent

8th November 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Joe Robson has left the club by mutual consent.  The 21-year-old became one of Lee Clark’s first summer signings after making the switch from Northern League Division One side Newcastle Benfield. In his 13 appearances at Spartans, Robson showed his vital versatility – featuring at centre-back, right-back and central midfield.  His last outing for the club came in the 4-2 FA Cup defeat at Hednesford Town…

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Event | Join us in our Christmas celebrations

7th November 2019

Blyth Spartans AFC and Blyth Spartans Official Supporters Club are pleased to announce plans for a Christmas Party Night. Hosted at our very own clubhouse, the event will take place on Friday, December 13 – and we’d be thrilled if you can join us.  Tickets are priced at £10 and will include hot turkey and stuffing sandwiches with roast potatoes. There will also be live music from The Palominos alongside…

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Hospitality | Chester (H)

6th November 2019

Many thanks to Christopher Smith and his friend for sponsoring the match against Chester FC – which ended in a 2-2 draw. 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…

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