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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Match Report | Spartans stun Stockport to keep play-off dream alive

14th April 2019

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, April 13, 2019 Stockport County 0-1 Blyth Spartans By Stephen Burton Dan Maguire scored the only goal of the game to shock league leaders Stockport County and maintain Blyth Spartans push for the play-offs with their fourth successive win. Maguire slotted home his 20th league goal of the season 19 minutes in after Spartans caught the…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-0 Boston United

6th April 2019

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   National League North Saturday, April 6, 2019 Blyth Spartans 3-0 Boston United By Stephen Burton Goals from Michael Liddle, Sean Reid and Dan Maguire helped 10-man Spartans to their first home win of 2019 in a ruthless display at Croft Park. Robbie Dale provided both goals five minutes either side of half time, first by playing in Liddle to…

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Report | Dale strike secures Spartans a point

6th March 2019

By Stuart Dick   In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   National League North Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Altrincham 1-1 Blyth Spartans Robert Dale’s 27th minute strike from a indirect free-kick awarded inside the penalty area earned Spartans a point at Altrincham Dale’s 201st Spartans goal cancelled out a John Johnston strike in a first half controlled by the hosts. Both sides hit the woodwork in…

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Report | Spartans struggle to maintain early momentum

2nd March 2019

Blyth Spartans 1-3 Brackley Town Three goals in 13 first half minutes from Brackley Town downed a subdued Blyth Spartans at Croft Park. Dan Maguire’s 20th goal of the season had given the hosts the lead inside 10 minutes, but the playoff contenders soon rallied. Shane Byrne converted a 25th minute penalty after debutant Mark Foden fouled Lee Ndlovu – Gareth Dean’s header five minutes later turning the game on…

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Report | Buddle and Maguire’s late heroics salvage 10-man Spartans a point

23rd February 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, February 23, 2019   Blyth Spartans 3-3 Kidderminster Harriers Blyth Spartans overcame an 88th minute 3-1 deficit – and the sending off of their goalkeeper Peter Jameson – to secure a point against Kidderminster Harriers. Nathan Buddle’s 92nd minute strike levelled a frantic game of football four minutes after Dan Maguire had given…

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Report | Youthful Spartans succumb to NUFC U23’s

7th February 2019

Blyth Spartans have exited the Northumberland Senior Cup after a 7-2 defeat at the hands a strong Newcastle United U23s side. Bradley Skirpan, Louis Hodgeson and Joe Shepherd made their Blyth debuts in the starting XI, with Peter Murray earning his from the bench. Andrew Murray and Callum Uddgren also featured from the Blyth Spartans reserve team, while club physio Chris Bell got a surprise run-out at left-back. Bradley Fewster…

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Report | Spartans exit FA Trophy in cruel fashion

2nd February 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy last 16 Saturday, February 2, 2019 Leyton Orient 1-0 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans devastatingly exited the FA Trophy in the last 16 following an 84th minute Jamie Turley for Leyton Orient. The centre-back rose highest from a Dale Gorman’s free-kick to head home as Spartans matched the National League leaders’ stride for stride at Brisbane…

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REPORT: Hereford end Spartans’ 14-game unbeaten run

26th January 2019

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, January 26, 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Hereford Blyth Spartans’ 14-game unbeaten run came to an end following a below-par display against Hereford. Admittedly, Alun Armstrong’s men did have their chances to snatch a draw but overall the visitors’ deserved their victory on the balance of play. It had taken just eight minutes…

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