Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Chorley

26th August 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   Vanarama National League North Saturday August 25 2018   Blyth Spartans 1-2 Chorley Blyth Spartans were defeated 2-1 by league leaders Chorley in what was a fiesty affair, with the visitors reduced to 10-men when substitute Courtney Meppen-Walter was sent off. Chorley opened the scoring in the 66th minute when Watson brought down Elliott Newby in…

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Match Report | Spartans surrender tie in two second-half minutes

18th August 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 18 2018 Alfreton Town 3-1 Blyth Spartans Two second-half goals in as many minutes from Tom Denton and Tom Platt inflicted a first defeat in two games for Blyth Spartans against Alfreton Town. Alun Armstrong’s men dealt relatively well with the power and height of the hosts’ front two 6ft4 Denton…

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Match Report | Spartans throw bodies on line to earn a point at Darlington

16th August 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Wednesday, August 15 2018 Darlington 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans drew for only the third time this year – throwing their bodies on the line to deny Darlington a second-half winner and earn a point their commitment merited. There was perhaps an element of luck to Alun Armstrong’s side dogged performance as the…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Bradford (Park Avenue)

7th August 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday August 7 2018 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Bradford (Park Avenue) Sean Reid’s late header wasn’t enough to cancel out Jake Beesley’s brace – as Blyth Spartans went down 2-1 against Bradford (Park Avenue) in their first home Vanarama National League North fixture of the season. Pacey on-loan Salford striker Beesley beat the offside…

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Match Report | Hereford 3-0 Blyth Spartans

4th August 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, August 4, 2018 Hereford 3-0 Blyth Spartans            Blyth Spartans suffered a 3-0 defeat to Hereford in their National League North opener – the longest trip they will make this season. Alun Armstrong’s men departed the North East at 7am Saturday morning in order to reach Edgar Street in time for kick-off, and perhaps…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead

28th July 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday, July 28 2018 Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead Alun Armstrong’s son and former Spartan Luke Armstrong haunted his former club after scoring a hat-trick at Croft Park in Blyth’s final game of pre-season. The Middlesbrough loanee, who helped Blyth reach Non-League’s second tier in the 2016-17 season, fired the only goal of the first-half when…

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Match Report | Trial and Error Costs Spartans in Whitley Defeat

24th July 2018

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday, July 24 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-4 Whitley Bay Rivers, Horner; Martin, Glen-Ravenhill, Foalle 2 It was an evening of trialists and errors as far as Blyth Spartans were concerned as they suffered their first defeat of pre-season at the hands of EBAC Northern League Division One side Whitley Bay. A starting line-up that included five…

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Match Report | Fewster and Holmes star in 4-0 win over Ashington

17th July 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday, July 17 2018 Blyth Spartans 4-0 Ashington On their full return to Croft Park, Blyth Spartans’ new signings starred as Alun Armstrong’s men saw off Northern League side Ashington 4-0. Sean Reid, Jamie Holmes and a brace from Bradley Fewster allowed Spartans to cruise to victory on an evening where the scoreline could have…

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Match Report | Fewster and Butler Bag Braces as Spartans Win

10th July 2018

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday, July 10 2018   Dunston UTS 1-4 Blyth Spartans Burrell; Fewster 2, Butler 2   Blyth Spartans continued preparations for the new campaign with a comfortable 4-1 victory away at EBAC Northern League Division one side Dunston UTS – managed by former Spartan Chris Swailes. Newly signed striker Bradley Fewster netted twice, adding an…

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Match Report | Nuneaton Town 2-2 Blyth Spartans

28th April 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, April 29 2018   Nuneaton Town 2-2 Blyth Spartans A spirited Blyth Spartans were unable to beat Nuneaton Town in order to give themselves a chance of sneaking into the playoffs – however, it did not matter as both Bradford Park Avenue and Spennymoor Town won. George Green opened the scoring for…

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