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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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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