Pitch Inspection | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

A pitch inspection will take place at 8am on Saturday morning to determine if our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park can go ahead.  The inspection has been called in line with the match referee in view of the adverse weather conditions and freezing forecast anticipated overnight.  With our visitors due to travel to Northumberland early morning, the arranged time allows us to make an official…

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Preview | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

Blyth Spartans will be hoping to kick off 2021 with a positive result as they welcome Alfreton Town to Croft Park. Despite suffering the blow of Paul Blackett returning to Gateshead, Michael Nelson welcomes three new faces with Dan Wilson, Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay joining last week. This is Blyth’s first game of the year after seeing their game at Gateshead on January 2nd postponed due to a positive…

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50/50 draw | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against Alfreton Town (January, Saturday 9th). It’s very easy to enter – supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the referee’s half-time whistle.  The draw will be made…

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Programme | Issue #9 | Alfreton Town (H)

8th January 2021

Issue #9 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome Alfreton Town to Northumberland on Saturday (January 9th), hoping to mark their first game of 2021 with three points.  Sadly, supporters remained locked out of Croft Park after the government announced latest lockdown measures, but Elite Sport will go ahead as normal.  And once, the club’s media team is trying its best to bring…

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Live Stream | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

7th January 2021

A live stream will be in operation for Blyth Spartans’ National League North game with Alfreton Town on Saturday (January 9th).  Elite Sport will go ahead as planned despite another national lockdown and Spartans home fixtures are available to watch from home.  Next up at Croft Park is Alfreton – Blyth’s first opponents of 2021.  Streaming passes are priced at £8.  To watch, all you need to do is register…

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Q&A | Executive Committee

3rd January 2021

The Club is inviting questions from supporters to be answered by our Executive Committee. With The Club unable to host an open forum due to current Covid-19 restrictions, questions will be forwarded to the EC, with responses published on our website. We ask questions are put across in a respectful and considerate manner. Any questions the EC feels exceed this criteria will not be included. To submit your question, please…

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Arrivals | Spartans sign Chesterfield duo on loan

2nd January 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the loan signings of Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay from National League side Chesterfield.  Sharman, a central defender, joins for the remainder of the season having previously spent time on loan at Kidderminster Harriers during 2019/20.  The 19-year-old progressed through The Spireites’ academy and signed his first professional contract during the 2018/19 season after winning the Academy Player of the Year award.  Sharman…

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Club Statement | Gateshead fixture postponed

1st January 2021

Our National League North fixture at Gateshead has been postponed following a positive Covid-19 test at the club.  Blyth Spartans management, players and backroom staff will now enter a period of self isolation.  Our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park on Saturday, January 9th, is scheduled to go ahead as planned.  We wish the individual a speedy recovery.

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Preview | Gateshead (A) | National League North

1st January 2021

In association with LV BET: Blyth Spartans face local rivals Gateshead for the second time in seven days, hoping for a reaction from the 6-0 defeat to Darlington last time out.  Michael Nelson’s side held The Heed to a 2-2 draw at Croft Park on Boxing Day but the feel good factor from that result was swiftly banished 48 hours later at Blackwell Meadows.  There is no doubt Nelson will…

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Arrival | Wilson joins Blyth on loan

31st December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the loan signing of striker Dan Wilson from North Shields, subject to FA approval. With the Northern League season suspended until further notice, we send our thanks to the Robins for allowing Wilson to move to Croft Park on a one-month deal.  Wilson has twice been signed by North Shields. Firstly from Dunston UTS in 2015 and Seaham Red Star last summer after…

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