Report | Spartans unlucky to taste defeat at home

18th August 2019

By Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday 17 August 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-1 Hereford Blyth Spartans slumped to a fourth defeat in a row, despite an encouraging first half performance against Hereford. Mike Symons put The Bulls in front after 24 minutes, though it was Lee Clark’s side that shaded the opening 45 minutes. And despite the best efforts…

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Report | Former Spartans inflict 3-0 defeat on Blyth

14th August 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, August 13 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-3 York City Blyth suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of promotion favourites York City with former Spartan Kieran Green getting on the scoresheet. York City took the lead in the 18th minute when Jordan Burrow headed the ball down for Kallum Griffiths, who hammered it…

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Report | Spartans slip to opening day defeat

3rd August 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Motorama National League North Saturday August 3, 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Gloucester City Blyth Spartans slipped to a narrow defeat to Gloucester City on the opening day of the new National League North campaign. The visitors were gifted the lead just before the break when loanee Christopher Mason hacked down Joe Parker inside the area, allowed Joe…

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Report | Spartans win Texo Challenge Trophy

28th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Texo Challenge Trophy Sunday, July 28th 2019 Blyth Spartans 3-2 Aberdeen XI Blyth Spartans lifted the Texo Challenge Trophy following a 3-2 win over Aberdeen XI. Adam Wrightson, the star of the show, opened the scoring in the 48th minute when he got on the end of a diagonal ball from Jake Orrell and hammered it home…

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Report | Spartans edge past Whitley Bay

25th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Whitley Bay FC A brace from Michael Sweet helped Blyth Spartans to a 2-1 victory in their penultimate friendly of pre-season. Sweet got his first goal in the 15th minute following a superb cross by Robbie Dale before he headed home his second on the stroke of half-time…

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Report | Fenwick brace as Blyth beat Ashington

20th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 20, 2019 Ashington 0-3 Blyth Spartans Scott Fenwick scored a brace as Blyth Spartans earned their seventh win of pre-season following a 3-0 win over Ashington.  The striker handed the visitors the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time when Dale Pearson was brought down by goalkeeper Dan Staples. Blyth…

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Match Report | North Shields 0-3 Blyth Spartans

By Stephen Burton A brace from Dale Pearson helped Spartans overcome North Shields in a commanding display at Darren Persson Stadium. Pearson opened the scoring after half an hour as he smashed home a Rhys Evans cross from close range before Scott Fenwick doubled the scoring just a minute later. Pearson then grabbed his second two minutes after the break, converting into an empty net after the Shields stopper parried…

10th July 2019
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Report | Football Manager-esque friendly ends in first XI victory

3rd July 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Friendly Tuesday 2 July 2019 Blyth Spartans 5-0 Reserves Second half braces from Scott Fenwick and Jake Orrell secured Blyth Spartans a comfortable 5-0 win over our reserves at Croft Park. A trialist had given Spartans the lead in the first period before Lee Clark introduced a wrath of new faces in the second period, with free-flowing…

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Match Report | Last gasp Wrightson strike sends Spartans to sixth

23rd April 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday April 22 2019 FC United of Manchester 1-2 Blyth Spartans Adam Wrightson marked a century of Spartans appearances with a last gasp winner to sink FC United and take Spartans up to the play-off positions in a dramatic finale at Broadhurst Park. Spartans got off to a fantastic start as Jarrett Rivers…

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Report | Spartans move into the playoff spots with 2-0 win

19th April 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Friday April 19th 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-0 Guiseley AFC Blyth Spartans continued their push for the playoffs with a 2-0 victory over relegation threatened Guiseley. Kieran Green’s 13th minute opener gave Spartans something to hold onto before Nathan Buddle’s towering header secured a vital three points for Blyth. Alun Armstrong was keen to…

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