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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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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