Hospitality | Guiseley (H)

5th September 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to welcome the following people to our matchday hospitality suite against Guiseley on Bank Holiday last month. Gavin & John Berry who travelled down from Glasgow for the day. 1899 Club winner Glenn Thomas Mick Page and family from Page Powder Coatings Ltd and (right) Track Suit Sponsor, Mick Hogan from L&M Plant Hire Now, YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a…

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Darlo post-match | Stephenson: We need to fight for the badge

5th September 2019

Blyth Spartans assistant manager Paul Stephenson has called on his players to “fight for the badge” after a seventh defeat of the season at Darlington last night.  An early Callum Roberts goal on just his second appearance for the club had threatened a change in fortunes for Lee Clark’s side, however were instead pegged back just three minutes later through Adam Campbell.  For large parts of the game, the Spartans…

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Post-match | Hawkins reacts to debut defeat

5th September 2019

BY Aaron Hindhaugh/ Russell Wynn Lewis Hawkins made his debut against Darlington on Wednesday night but was unable to stop Blyth Spartans falling to a 2-1 defeat. The former Hartlepool United man admitted that it wasn’t the result he wanted for his debut, and despite only having just joined the club, he is as keen as anyone to see Blyth picking up points and climbing the table. The 26-year-old, from…

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Report | Spartans fall to agonising late defeat

4th September 2019

Darlington 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans fell to an agonizing defeat away to rivals Darlington despite taking the lead through new signing Callum Roberts. Spartans played well for the majority of the game but were undone by a thunderbolt of an effort from Stephen Thompson 15 minutes from time. Blyth more than matched the home side for 90 minutes and showed signs of improvement and hope that they can get…

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Preview | Spartans visit familiar faces

4th September 2019

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans travel to Blackwell Meadows tonight to face Darlington. Both sides suffered 2-0 defeats away from home in their last games with Spartans losing to Leamington and Darlington losing to King’s Lynn Town. When these sides met at Blackwell Meadows last season, it was a 1-1 draw and it could well be a similar scoreline with both teams struggling for form this season. Key details The…

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Report | Blyth stopped by The Brakes

1st September 2019

BY Jack Cunningham In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 31, 2019 Leamington 2-0 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans’ wait for a first league win continues as Lee Clark’s men were beaten 2-0 by Leamington. The game was finely poised until Olly Scott was adjudged to have fouled Josh March and the striker stepped up to slam his penalty past Mark Foden. …

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans Reserves 1-0 Wallsend Boys Club

31st August 2019

Blyth Spartans Reserves maintained their 100% start to the new season and remain top of the League following their fifth consecutive win. Blyth have been free scoring in their first four games, so Wallsend set up a two bank defensive wall in the hope to stop the attack minded Spartans. This tactic worked effectively as the young Spartans struggled to break through the Wallsend defence. Much of the visitors attacks…

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Arrival | Ex-Pools man Hawkins joins Blyth

31st August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former Hartlepool United midfielder Lewis Hawkins. The 26-year-old, from Middlesbrough, becomes the second player in as many days to join Lee Clark’s side after Callum Roberts, formerly of Newcastle United, arrived on Friday morning. Following a loan spell with Whitby Town, Hawkins made his Pools debut in 2011 during a 0-0 draw at Walsall when the club was in League One,…

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Interview | Clark delighted to link up with Roberts again

30th August 2019

Lee Clark is delighted to have brought Callum Roberts to Blyth Spartans and believes he is a player that can excite the fans. Clark is happy to welcome him to Croft Park as he is a ‘maker of goals and a taker of goals’, which is sure to help Spartans after only scoring two goals this season. Roberts has been without a club after being released by Newcastle United at…

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Arrival | Ex-Newcastle winger Callum Roberts signs

30th August 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signing of former Newcastle United winger Callum Roberts. The 22-year-old joined the Magpies academy at the age of eight and moved up through every age group. On January 3, 2015, Roberts made his first-team debut during a 1-0 FA Cup third round defeat to Leicester City as a second-half substitute. Soon after his senior bow, Roberts had a brief loan spell at Gateshead…

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