Arrival | Harmison joins Blyth Spartans from Morpeth

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of striker Ben Harmison from Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  Harmison joins Jack Lambert in the second player to join Spartans today and is available for selection ahead of Saturday’s game with King’s Lynn Town.  The 34-year-old, a former professional cricketer, stepped into non-league football with hometown club Ashington.  And after having a brief spell with North Shields, Harmison has worked his way…

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Arrival | Lambert signs on loan from Scunthorpe

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of Jack Lambert from Scunthorpe United on an initial loan deal until the end of the February. The attacking midfielder joins Spartans in time to feature in tomorrow’s clash with National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town.  Lambert, 20, started his career at Middlesbrough before moving north of the border to join then-Scottish Premiership side Dundee in 2017. His senior debut soon…

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Important fixture information | King’s Lynn game ON

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans would like to reiterate that Saturday’s game (January 25) with King’s Lynn Town is ON following incorrect information on other news outlets. Lee Clark’s side host the National League North leaders at Croft Park in a 3pm kick-off, with ticket prices £12 adults, £7 concessions and £5 11-16-year-olds. We are unaware as to why the game is displayed as postponed when it has never been in danger of…

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Interview | Clark targets more signings following Summerly captutre

23rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark hopes to bring more new signings to Croft Park that can collectively help try and replace the goal void left by Callum Roberts.  The former Newcastle United youngster joined National League side Notts County on Monday having scored 17 goals in 25 games in Blyth colours.  And Clark has admitted it is difficult to find one player who can single-handedly replace Roberts, so is hoping…

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Arrival | Jordan Summerly joins Blyth Spartans

23rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of left-sided player Jordan Summerly from Northern League Division One side North Shields.  Summerly came through the ranks at Monkseaton Academy under Graham Fenton before the former Blyth Spartans midfielder signed him for The Robins in his first managerial role.  And despite being aged just 22, Summerly clocked up an impressive 160 appearances in total for the former FA Vase winners.  Manager…

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Report | Spartans ease into semi-finals of Senior Cup

22nd January 2020

By Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Northumberland Senior Cup January 22, 2020 Bedlington 1-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans recorded a comfortable victory over Bedlington Terriers to secure their spot in the semi-final of the Northumberland Senior Cup. Robbie Dale was the hero for Spartans as his two goals were enough to see off a stubborn and well-organised Bedlington side. Dale opened the scoring…

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Interview | Tony Platten on Callum Roberts’ departure

20th January 2020

Blyth Spartans chairman Tony Platten has assured fans the funds raised from Callum Roberts’ transfer to Notts County will be reinvested into the playing squad.  The former Newcastle United youngster joined the National League side for an undisclosed fee with Spartans also negotiating a sell-on percentage.  Platten said: “We were very fortunate to pick him up from Newcastle United. We saw the potential he had but there was always the…

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Interview | Lee Clark on Callum Roberts’ departure

20th January 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has issued the following message to supporters following the departure of Callum Roberts to Notts County for an undisclosed fee.  Clark admitted the club is gutted by the departure of the 22-year-old but could not stand in the player’s way. He has urged everyone to stick together ahead of a massive couple of months.  Clark is under no illusion how difficult it will be to…

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Fixture re-arrangement | AFC Telford United (A)

20th January 2020

Blyth Spartans’ National League North encounter with AFC Telford United will now place on Tuesday, January 28. The original fixture was due to happen last Saturday, however was postponed on Friday evening due to a waterlogged pitch. Lee Clark’s side face Bedlington Terriers in the Northumberland Senior Cup on Wednesday before facing league leaders King’s Lynn Town on Saturday. Two days after the encounter at Croft Park, it is a…

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Fixture change | Bedlington tie moved to Croft Park

20th January 2020

Our midweek Northumberland Senior Cup fixture with Bedlington Terriers has been moved to Croft Park. The tie will take place on Wednesday, January 22 with kick-off taking place at 7:45pm. Ticket prices are £5 adults, £3 concessions while under-10s are granted free entry.

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