Senior Cup | Newcastle semi-final date set

13th February 2020

Blyth Spartans can confirm a date has been set for the club’s Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final clash with Newcastle United. Lee Clark faces his former club as his side compete to earn a St James’ Park final against either North Shields or Morpeth Town. Spartans have beaten Northern League Division Two sides Heaton Stannington and Bedlington Terriers to reach the last four stage. And now Newcastle will stand in Blyth’s…

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Sponsors | Lubbers Transport

9th February 2020

Regular sponsors Lubbers Transport are presented with their acknowledgement certificate from Blyth Spartans Manager Lee Clark. We thank Lubbers and all our sponsors for their continued support.

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Report | 10-man Spartans unlucky to lose at Chester

8th February 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 8, 2020 CHESTER 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  The 10 men of Blyth Spartans were not rewarded for their battling efforts after a 2-1 defeat at Chester in National League North.  Akwasi Asante’s 12th-minute goal proved the difference in an even first-half before debutant Shane Blaney killed Spatans’ momentum at the start of…

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Arrival | Blaney joins on loan from Doncaster Rovers

7th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Shane Blaney from Doncaster Rovers on loan until the end of the season.  The Irish defender is the second player to arrive at Croft Park in the same number of days following Macaulay Langstaff’s move from York City on Thursday.  Blaney started his career in his homeland with League of Ireland side Finn Harps, and after three appearances in Ireland’s top-flight,…

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Arrival | Langstaff joins on one-month loan from York

6th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of Macaulay Langstaff on a one-month loan from York City.  Langstaff is no stranger to Croft Park having made 17 appearances for Spartans in the 2016/17 season whilst on loan from Gateshead.  The forward has since appeared against Blyth in National League North during his one-and-half-seasons with the Minstermen.  Manager Lee Clark said: “I am delighted to get Macaulay on board. …

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Interview | Clark on Boston, Chester and injuries

3rd February 2020

Lee Clark admitted Blyth Spartans lacked the cutting edge against Boston United on Saturday, while revealing Scott Wilson’s injury looks a bad one.  Spartans slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home to the Pilgrims after a Jay Rollins’ goal proved the difference in the second-half.  Clark feels his side defended well throughout the game but called for more to be delivered in the final third of the pitch. He said:…

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Report |Spartans lose to Boston after Rollins strike

1st February 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 1 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-1 BOSTON UNITED Blytg h Spartans suffered a 1-0 defeat against play-off hopefuls Boston United with Jay Rollins’ second-half goal making the difference. Lee Clark named one change from Tuesday’s game AFC Telford United with Lewis Hawkins replacing Damen Mullen. Spartans goalkeeper Zach Hemming was busy in…

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Report | Poor first-half costs Spartans at Telford

28th January 2020

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Tuesday, January 28, 2020 AFC TELFORD UNITED 4-2 BLYTH SPARTANS  A poor first-half performance proved costly as Blyth Spartans slipped to a 4-2 defeat in the long-distance midweek trip to AFC Telford United.  Shrewsbury Town loanee Ryan Barnett was the star of the show in the first-half as The Bucks raced into a three-goal…

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