Matlock Town(a) Match Preview

14th September 2012

After safely progressing to the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Cup with the 1-0 win over Garforth Town, Spartans return to League duty tomorrow when they make the trip to Matlock Town. Tommy Cassidy will be hopeful of having a fully fit squad after both Tom Berj and Jordon Mellish(pictured above) made successful returns from injury during the cup win at Croft Park. New signing Neal Hooks was cup-tied…

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Blyth Spartans v Garforth Town Programme Preview

7th September 2012

This weekend’s visit of Garforth Town signifies the start of another season in a competition synonymous with the Spartans. And Blyth will be hoping that the visit of the Evo-Stik League First Division North side is a good omen for them – having previously seen off Town in the qualifying rounds of two of their high-profile FA Cup runs. A 6-0 First Qualifying Round thrashing here at Croft Park in…

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Garforth Town FA Cup(h) Match Preview

Spartans take a break from Evo-Stik Northern Premier League duty as we start our FA Cup campaign for the season when Garforth Town visit Croft Park tomorrow for a First Qualifying Round match. Following Tuesday’s win at Stocksbridge Park Steels, Spartans will hope to carry on their recent up turn in form and overcome the Yorkshire outfit. Tom Berj will look to make a comeback from his foot injury and…

7th September 2012
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Stocksbridge Park Steels(a) Match Preview

3rd September 2012

With a positive performance against Marine narrowly missing out on all three points Spartans have the chance to make amends when they travel to Stocksbridge Park Steels, just two weeks after facing them at Croft Park on a night when Tommy Cassidy’s men ran out 5-0 winners thanks to an inspired second half show. The Spartans manager should have a fully fit squad to choose from with midfielder Tom Berj…

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Blyth Spartans v Marine Programme Preview

31st August 2012

Spartans will look to extend their unbeaten run in this fixture, when they entertain Marine on Saturday afternoon. Blyth have won four and drawn one of the last five meetings with Marine, going back to a 0-0 draw in December 2004. It will not be plain sailing for Spartans though – as The Mariners have won all four of their Evo-Stik League Northern Premier games this season, conceding only one…

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Marine(h) Match Preview

After Monday’s late show at Whitby Town that saw Spartans win their second game of the season, Marine travel to Croft Park tomorrow(Saturday) looking to maintain one of only three 100% records in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League. With four wins from four games and only one goal conceded, Marine will provide Tommy Cassidy’s side with their toughest test of the season. The Spartans manager should have a fully fit…

31st August 2012
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Whitby Town(a) Match Preview

Saturday saw Spartans brought back down to earth as league title favourites Hednesford Town came away from Croft Park with a 2-1 win but now Tommy Cassidy’s side head to his former club Whitby Town tomorrow in the second game of their bank holiday weekend double header. Midfielder Tom Berj missed the home defeat to Hednesford and is doubtful for the trip to the Turnbull Ground but is hopeful to…

26th August 2012
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Hednesford Town(h) Match Preview

24th August 2012

After Tuesday’s morale boosting 5-0 win over Stocksbridge Park Steels, Spartans welcome Hednesford Town to Croft Park as Tommy Cassidy’s side look to extend an unbeaten home run in the Northern Premier League that now stands at fourteen games with Lincoln United being the last side to take maximum points from Croft Park in this division on 3rd December 2005. Cassidy will have to wait on a fitness checks on…

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Blyth Spartans v Hednesford Town Programme Preview

23rd August 2012

After a fantastic five against Stocksbridge Park Steels on Tuesday night, Spartans entertain Hednesford Town in the first of a Bank Holiday double-header. Looking to add to a run of 14 home games unbeaten in the Northern Premier League – which stretches back to Boxing Day, 2005 and a 1-1 draw with Gateshead – Blyth welcome fourth-placed Town to Croft Park on Saturday afternoon (3pm kick-off.) The game will see…

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Stocksbridge Park Steels(h) Match Preview

20th August 2012

Spartans will look to bounce back from the opening day injury time defeat at Witton Albion as Evo-Stik Northern Premier League football makes it’s return to Croft Park for the first time in six years on Tuesday night with the visit of Stocksbridge Park Steels. Tommy Cassidy should have a full squad to pick from with the return of summer signing Ash Davis who was unavailable for the trip to…

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