Spartans pick up National Game Award

As revealed in today’s Non League Paper the Spartans have been awarded a 2008-2009 National Game Award for “FA Cup Run of the Year”. The article includes quotes from Chairman Tony Platten and pictures Tony and Vice Chairman Kevin Scott receiving the award from the FA’s Kelly Simmons at the Birmingham NEC. Another Spartans related award saw ex-Spartans goalkeeper Adam Bartlett pick up the “Goalkeeper of the Year” award. Well…

14th June 2009
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Challenge Cup Update

Blyth Spartans can confirm that once the draw for the Challenge Cup has been made, Blyth will feature in the second game on Saturday the 18th of July kicking off at 3.30pm. The club have requested accommodation details from the organisers. Once this information has been received a further announcement will be made.

10th June 2009
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Season Tickets 2009/2010

Season tickets for the 2009/10 season will go on sale from tomorrow (Wednesday) and will be available weekdays from 10 AM to 12.30 PM from the Croft Park main office. The tickets, priced at £170.00 adult and £90.00 concession, will gain you access to each of the 21 home Conference North league matches plus free entry, on match days, to the Port of Blyth stand should you wish to use…

9th June 2009
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Vics expelled from BSN

Northwich Victoria have been kicked out of the Football Conference for breaking finance rules. League bosses say they will bar the club from playing in Blue Square North because they entered administration too late. The Vics, who are founder members of the Conference, and have played in the league for 30 years, will fight the Conference court if necessary over the issue. It is possible that Burscough could win a…

8th June 2009
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Mick Tait on Transfer Targets

New Blyth Spartans Manager Mick Tait has started his extensive search for players capable of establishing the Club’s position in the Blue Square North. Tait is looking to sign up to eight new players and hopes to start with a defender and midfield player. Darren Craddock, the former Hartlepool, York City and Newcastle Blue Star player, plus Steve Turnbull, who plays in centre midfield and was released by Gateshead, have…

3rd June 2009
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Conference North confirmed for next season

The FA, in conjunction with the Football Conference, Isthmian, Northern Premier and Southern Leagues, has released the Step 1 to Step 4 club allocations for Season 2009-10. There remain, however, a small number of issues that may result in further changes to the published list being applied. Any changes to the Blue Square North will be detailed on this site. BLUE SQUARE NORTH 2009 – 2010 AFC Telford United Alfreton…

29th May 2009
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The Spartans FC Pre-Season Tournament

TOURNAMENT RULES 1. The competition shall be called the Challenge Cup and will be organised by the host club The Spartans Football Club. The Competition shall be organised in accordance with the Articles of Association of the Scottish Football Association and will be played in accordance with the Laws of the Game as laid down by the International Football Association Board. 2. The cup will be competed between Raith Rovers…

28th May 2009
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FA – League / Club Allocations Date

Club allocations 2009-10 Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 Latest news on next season’s allocations. The proposed Step 1 to 4 league allocations for season 2009/2010 will be released on Friday morning following the outcome of two Appeal Boards which take place on Thursday. However, there might be a number of issues to resolve before the allocations are finally confirmed.

27th May 2009
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Hollyoaks Charity Match Details

21st May 2009

The Club are delighted to announce that on Sunday 21st June Croft Park will host a charity match between “Galaxy Spartans” and members from the cast of the TV series Hollyoaks, and that all proceeds will go to The Children’s Foundation charity who are based in the North East. The event is organised by Galaxy Radio and is sponsored by Gosforth Park Marriot, gates open at noon, with kick off…

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