Report | Spartans end 2019 with defeat to Darlington

28th December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 28, 2019 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-2 DARLINGTON Blyth Spartans ended 2019 with a 2-0 home defeat to Alun Armstrong’s Darlington, despite a spirited second-half display at Croft Park.  A clinical Quakers took a two-goal advantage into the break after former Spartan Sean Reid got himself on the scoresheet before Justin Donawa netted on…

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Report | Dale winner secures derby win

26th December 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 26th December 2019 Gateshead 2-3 Blyth Spartans Robbie Dale’s spectacular late volley earned Blyth Spartans all three points and saw them move within four points of safety in a hard-fought derby win at Gateshead International Stadium. Cal Roberts opened the scoring with a fantastic solo goal on 16 minutes, then Greg Olley responded for…

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Report | First-half display costs Spartans in Southport defeat

21st December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 21, 2019 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-4 SOUTHPORT  Blyth Spartans’ poor first-half showing saw Southport inflict a 4-1 defeat on Lee Clark’s side in their final National League North game before Christmas.  Brad Bauress put the visitors in front after just two minutes and two late first-half goals from David Morgan and Jack Sampson…

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Report | Valiant Blyth exit FA Trophy to Stockport

14th December 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant The Buildbase FA Trophy First Round Saturday, December 14, 2019 Stockport County 4-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans suffered an FA Trophy First Round defeat to National League outfit Stockport County, despite a valiant display from Lee Clark’s men. The hosts got their noses in front on the hour-mark when Tom Walker’s free-kick was headed home by Ash…

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Report | Spartans lose at league leaders King’s Lynn

7th December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 7, 2019 King’s Lynn Town 3-0 Blyth Spartans A hard-working Blyth Spartans fell to a 3-0 defeat at National League North leaders King’s Lynn Town in a hearted performance at The Walks.  Lee Clark’s men battled throughout against a team unbeaten in their previous eight games, however were undone by goals from…

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Report | Spartans play Stockport in FA Trophy after Alfreton win

3rd December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Alfreton Town 1-3 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans set up a FA Trophy First Round encounter with Stockport County following an impressive 3-1 at Alfreton Town.  The result was more than just the prospect of a trip to a National League side, it was all about the reaction…

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Report | Spartans suffer first home defeat since August

30th November 2019

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, November 30nd 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-6 Brackley Town Blyth Spartans suffered their first home defeat since August 26 as a Lee Ndlovu hattrick helped Brackley Town to all three points in a comfortable win at Croft Park. Captain Gareth Dean opened the scoring with a header from a corner on eight minutes, before…

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Report | FA Trophy replay required as Spartans draw

23rd November 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 23rd 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town A late equaliser from Harvey Grice meant Blyth Spartans had to settle for a replay on Tuesday for a chance to be in the next round of the FA Trophy. Spartans opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Rhys Evans whipped in…

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Report | Five-game unbeaten run comes to an end at Boston

19th November 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, November 19 BOSTON UNITED 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS  TWO early goals in each half from Dominic Knowles and Andi Thanoj ended Blyth Spartans’ five-game unbeaten run in National League North.  Knowles struck just after 10 minutes before Thanoj followed up what was a brilliant initial save from Nathan Harker to deny Brad Abbott….

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Report | Spartans secure Farsley victory

2nd November 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 2nd 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-0 Farsley Celtic Blyth Spartans increased their unbeaten National League North to run matches after a 2-0 win over fifth-placed Farsley Celtic.  Lee Clark’s side took the lead in the 64th minute when Callum Roberts was sent through on goal and unselfishly squared it for Robbie Dale,…

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