Arrival | Released Loan Star Atkinson Signs For Spartans

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19th January 2017

On-loan defender David Atkinson has signed for Blyth Spartans permanently – subject to final confirmation – after leaving parent club Carlisle United by mutual consent. The 23-year-old originally arrived at Croft Park in December and had only had his loan spell extended earlier this month, but will remain at the club indefinitely – after Alun Armstrong was able to agree a deal with the former Middlesbrough youngster. Atkinson – who…

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Match Report | Skelmersdale United 1-4 Blyth Spartans

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19th January 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Tuesday January 17 2017 Skelmersdale United 1-4 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans opened a four-point gap at the top of the Evo-Stik Premier League, with their fourth consecutive win – following a routine 4-1 victory over bottom club Skelmersdale United on Tuesday night. Daniel Maguire opened the scoring after just five minutes, before Luke Armstrong struck…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2 – 0 Nantwich Town

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15th January 2017

  Report by Sam Donovan   In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division Saturday January 14 2017 Blyth Spartans 2 – 0 Nantwich Town   Blyth Spartans moved top of the league as a 2-0 victory against Nantwich moved them above Buxton and Rushall Olympic who had their games called off. A thoroughly dominant performance from the Spartans was rewarded with some…

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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | December 2016

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12th January 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Luke Armstrong has been awarded with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for December. Spartans started the month with a battling draw against fellow Evo-Stik Premier League promotion hopefuls Buxton, despite playing 50 minutes of the game with ten men. Another stalemate followed in the Buildbase FA Trophy – as Blyth held Altrincham to a 2-2 draw, before succumbing to a…

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Arrival | Youngster Wrightson Set For Loan Spell At Spartans

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11th January 2017

Blyth Spartans have signed Gateshead youngster Adam Wrightson on loan until the middle of February. Winger Wrightson – who has made 15 appearances so far for the Tyneside outfit – will spend five weeks at Croft Park and is eligible to play for Spartans until February 18. The 20-year-old spent a spell on loan at Northern League club South Shields earlier this season, but will make the step up to Evo-Stik…

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Match Report | Coalville Town 0-1 Blyth Spartans

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8th January 2017

  Report by Phil Castiaux In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division Saturday January 7 2017 Coalville Town 0 1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans came away from the Mander Cruickshank Stadium in Coalville, Leicestershire on Saturday with three important points in the bag following a 1-0 victory. A sending off early in the second half for the home side had left the Ravens…

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Armstrong Agrees To Extend Atkinson’s Time At Spartans

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7th January 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to have agreed a deal that sees Carlisle United right-back David Atkinson extend his loan deal at the club by another month. The 23-year-old’s original agreement expired on Monday January 2 and, with Spartans boss Alun Armstrong stating at the time of his arrival that he didn’t envisage that the defender would remain at Croft Park past that point, Atkinson appeared to have signed off with the 3-2…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-2 Workington

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2nd January 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Monday January 2 2017 Blyth Spartans 3-2 Workington Spartans started 2017 in fine style – as Daniel Maguire’s hat-trick helped Blyth recover from a poor first half showing to claim a 3-2 Evo-Stik Premier League win over Workington. Robert Wilson had put the visitors ahead against a lacklustre Spartans side, but Maguire tapped in…

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Arrival | Striker Laidler is Spartans’ First Foot For 2017

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1st January 2017

Blyth Spartans have wasted no time in securing a new signing in the January transfer window – after signing striker Jordan Laidler from Newton Aycliffe. The 23-year-old started his career at Premier League side Sunderland, but was released from the Stadium of Light having failed to make a first team appearance for the Black Cats. Laidler then had a brief spell at West Auckland Town, before completing a switch to…

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Match Report | Whitby Town 2-1 Blyth Spartans

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26th December 2016

By Craig Dobson Photo by Matthew Scandrett In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Monday December 26 2016 Whitby Town 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans were made to rue a missed penalty in a narrow defeat at Whitby Town on Boxing Day, with goals from Matty Tymon and Adam Gell proving enough to clinch victory for the hosts at the Turnbull Ground. Spartans named an unchanged side…

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