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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Match Report | Maguire’s 150th Sends Spartans into Last 16

12th January 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy 2nd Round Proper Saturday January 12th 2019   Blyth Spartans 1-0 Boreham Wood Dan Maguire’s 150th goal for the club ensured a cupset as Blyth Spartans overcame Boreham Wood of the National League to advance to the last 16 of the Buildbase FA Trophy. Maguire’s pirouette, after controlling a wonderfully executed through ball by Connor…

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Match Report | Dale’s Landmark Strike Secures Point

6th January 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday January 5th 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town Robbie Dale got his 200th goal for Spartans in a heated game that ended in a draw that continues Blyth’s unbeaten run to 12 games. Alfreton opened the scoring in the 33rd minute when Tom Allan headed home a corner. Spartans equalised in the…

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Match Report | Fewster’s Late Goal Extends Spartans Unbeaten Run

29th December 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 29th 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City An 83rd minute Bradley Fewster goal – 30 seconds after Macaulay Langstaff has a goal ruled out for offside – was the difference between Blyth Spartans and York City at Croft Park. Blyth opened the scoring when Hamza brought down Cunningham in the box…

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Match Report | Spartans extend unbeaten run against Moors

26th December 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   Vanarama National League North Wednesday December 26th 2018   Blyth Spartans 2-2 Spennymoor Town Blyth Spartans extended their unbeaten run to nine games, but failed to win for the first time in eight attempts in a 2-2 draw with Spennymoor Town. Blyth took the lead in the 22nd minute when Maguire got past the Spennymoor keeper…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United

24th November 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 24, 2018 Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United Daniel Maguire’s perfect hat-trick was overshadowed by a historic Robert Dale penalty during a 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy win over Marske United – as the Blyth Spartans skipper became the club’s second top all-time goalscorer. Maguire struck twice in the first half…

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