Blyth Back Bid!

The campaign to bring the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ to England is underway. The Bid Book is submitted in May 2010, after which FIFA will assess the bids, before making a decision in December 2010 and Blyth Spartans are backing the campaign to bring the World Cup to England! The club could also benefit from a successful campaign as Croft Park, the home of the Spartans, was mentioned (albeit only…

29th June 2009
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Pre Season Training Has Started

Today (Saturday) saw the Blyth Spartans squad in for their first pre season training session, with new manager Mick Tait sending the boys out on a swift run along to the beach. The majority of the remaining members of last season’s squad were in evidence as well as new signings Ian Graham, Stephen Turnbull and Darren Craddock. Also in attendance were a couple of trialists, who Mick will be running…

27th June 2009
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Final Pre-Season Friendlies Arranged

Blyth Spartans can announce 2 further pre-season fixtures. On Saturday the 11th of July we face a visit from DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC here at Croft Park with a 3pm kick off. Saturday the 1st of August will see Blyth make the short trip to play Dunston Federation, again with a 3pm kick off. This will complete the fixtures for this year. The full pre-season programme can be found here

25th June 2009
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Conference Statement – Setanta

The Football Conference have released the following statement to member clubs, as stated the loss of sponsorship money at this stage of the season will have a significant impact on all club budgets particularly those in The Conference Premier. All at Blyth Spartans owe a special depth of gratitude to Setanta and the Setanta personnel, who became our friends, working so closely with us last season, giving us and “supporters”…

24th June 2009
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Kingsway Stand

The Club can confirm that the construction of a roof over the Kingsway End will be completed before the beginning of the coming season, it will be the same basic design as the Plessey End and will be fully funded by Blyth Spartans, as well as improving facilities for supporters it is another step in the on going development of Croft Park. The Club is currently looking for sponsors for…

24th June 2009
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Spartans at 28/1 to storm to title!

23rd June 2009

League sponsors Blue Square have the Spartans down as 28/1 to win the Blue Square North title this year. Alfreton Town, who have former Spartans defender Richard Pell in their ranks this season are rated as joint favourites with AFC Telford and ‘big spending’ Fleetwood Town at 6/1. The breakdown of the odds is as follows: – Blue Square North Odds – 2009/2010 Team Odds AFC Telford 6/1 Alfreton Town…

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New Faces At Croft Park

23rd June 2009

After securing the services of assistant coach Adam Sadler, Blyth Spartans are happy to announce the following new signings for the 2009/10 season. Ian Graham (ex Newcastle Benfield), Darren Craddock (ex Newcastle Blue Star), Stephen Turnbull (ex Gateshead) and Michael Tait (ex Newcastle Blue Star, pictured at the bottom of page) and have all been signed today. Along with these signings for the playing squad, the club are also able…

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Hollyoaks Charity Match A Great Success

Yesterday’s charity match between Galaxy Spartans and Hollyoaks, that was watched by 2,408 supporters, has raised over £5,500.00 for The Children’s Foundation. The Children’s Foundation is a regional charity committed to improving the health of children in North East England. Blyth Spartans Football Club, Galaxy Radio and, of course, The Children’s Foundation wish to thank the cast of Hollyoaks and all of those who turned out on Sunday in support…

22nd June 2009
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Mick appoints his Assistant

Mick Tait has appointed Adam Sadler as his assistant, he was goalkeeping coach and then reserve team coach at Newcastle United until he left in September 2008. Adam, who is well connected through out the game, will bring a wealth of experience to the club. The club, and we are sure all the supporters, welcome Adam and wish him well in his new role.

22nd June 2009
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Centenary Match Arranged

Blyth Spartans will celebrate 100 years at Croft Park playing against the Club they open the ground with, Newcastle United, the fixture is to be played; TUESDAY 4th of AUGUST BLYTH SPARTANS Vs NEWCASTLE UNITED kick off 7.30 PM.

19th June 2009
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