Report | Blyth suffer Gloucester nightmare

17th October 2020

BY Russell Wynn In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, October 17, 2020 GLOUCESTER CITY 6-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans made the long trip south to Gloucester and their new ground at Meadow Park, complete with a shiny new 4G artificial surface. However, it was a very unhappy trip as Spartans found themselves 5-1 down at the break as almost everything Gloucester…

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Report | Spartans exit FA Cup at Marske

14th October 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Cup Third Round Qualifying Wednesday, October 14, 2020 MARSKE UNITED 1-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans exited the FA Cup at the third round qualifying stage following a 1-0 defeat at Northern Premier North West side Marske United.  Adam Boyes’ second-half goal sent Spartans out of the competition in a game of few chances for both sides. …

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Report | Blyth claim point against AFC Telford

10th October 2020

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, October 10, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-1 AFC TELFORD UNITED A last-minute equaliser from Paul Blackett secured Spartans their first point of the season in a hard-fought draw at Croft Park. After a dominant start the visitors took the lead 13 minutes in through a header from Jason Oswell, before Blackett made the most…

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Report | Spartans handed tough lesson in league opener at Guiseley

6th October 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Ten-man Blyth Spartans were handed a tough lesson to begin their National League North campaign with a heavy defeat at Guiseley.  Matthew Elsdon departed the field just after half-time following a second yellow, in a game where Michael Nelson’s men were already trailing 2-0.  It had taken until just the…

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Report | Blyth survive FA Cup scare at Whitley Bay

3rd October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Cup Second Round Qualifying Saturday October 3, 2020 WHITLEY BAY 2-4 BLYTH SPARTANS  Blyth Spartans survived an FA Cup scare at 10-man local rivals Whitley Bay as captain Simon Heslop scored a hat-trick of penalties.  Michael Nelson’s men found themselves 2-1 down with 15 minutes remaining, however Heslop added to his first-half penalty with two more….

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Youth Cup Report | Blyth exit competition after Morpeth defeat

2nd October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Youth Cup First Round Qualifying Friday October 2, 2020 BLTYH SPARTANS 0-4 MORPETH TOWN Michael Nelson’s Blyth Spartans went crashing out of the FA Youth Cup as Morpeth Town came out 4-0 at Croft Park. Campion Brewis opened the scoring in the 29th minute before Nathan Best doubled the visitors’ tally, nine minutes later. Morpeth added…

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Report | Encouraging Blyth display in Spennymoor defeat

30th September 2020

BY Kieran Carr In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, September 29, 2020 SPENNYMOOR TOWN 4-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans ended their pre-season campaign with a 4-2 defeat at Spennymoor Town in a behind closed doors friendly at The Brewery Field.  Michael Nelson fielded a strong starting XI in the first-half, in which the score was level at 2-2, before changes were made after…

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Report | Spartans hold Hartlepool to draw

12th September 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, September 12, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-2 HARTLEPOOL UNITED Blyth Spartans and Hartlepool United shared the pre-season spoils in a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Croft Park.  Spartans’ second home friendly of the season finished level courtesy of a penalty save by Brendan Pearson and a double from debutant Connor Thomson. Thomson opened the scoring on…

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Report | Spartans unfortunate to taste defeat in pre-season

1st September 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, September 1, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-3 MORPETH TOWN Blyth Spartans weren’t able to complete a comeback against Morpeth Town but put in a valiant display in the first game back at Croft Park. Spartans found themselves 3-0 down after just 19 minutes but pulled two back just before half time to get back in…

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Report | Spartans record first win of pre-season

29th August 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Friday, August 28, 2020 DUNSTON UTS 1-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans grabbed their first win of pre-season as goals from Panos and Corey McKeown helped them to a 2-1 win over Dunston UTS. Panos opened the scoring after 17 minutes when he tapped home from a couple of yards from Robbie Dale’s cushioned header, before…

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