Fixtures | Spartans 20/21 fixture list revealed

8th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC begin their 2020/21 National League North campaign away to Guiseley on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  Michael Nelson’s men return to competitive action for the first time since March, three days before the league opener at Nethermoor Park in the FA Cup second round qualifying.  Blyth’s first home game will come with a test against AFC Telford United before making the long journey south to Gloucester City, a…

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Get Involved | Evening Walking Football sessions

7th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to introduce Monday evening Walking Football sessions, beginning from next week on September 14. Evening sessions will run every Monday between 7pm-8pm alongside our morning slots – as previously advertised. Our initiative, run by qualified FA coaches in association with Dugout Coaching, is aimed at over 50s in the local community. The cost of each session is £3, or £15 for a block of six….

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Refunds | Postponed South Shields friendly

7th September 2020

Supporters who purchased tickets for our postponed friendly with South Shields on Saturday can claim refunds from Wednesday. Refunds can be claimed from Croft Park between 10pm and 12pm on Wednesday and Thursday morning, Additionally, supporters can claim their refund from our social club on Thursday evening between 6pm and 7pm. Anyone not able to attend one of those times should contact our general manager Mike Coulson on 01670 352373…

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Postponed | Spartans postpone South Shields friendly

5th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC has taken the decision to cancel this afternoon’s friendly at South Shields due to concerns over the increased Covid-19 infection rate in South Tyneside.  Always our first priority is the safety and wellbeing of our supporters, management, players and officials.  And having taken into account the current circumstances that surround South Tyneside, we feel we would be putting those people at risk by fulfilling the fixture.  Supporters…

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News | AGM date confirmed

5th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce that the AGM for both the football club and social club will take place on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 7.30pm in our social club. Shareholders who have registered an email address will be notified. Only shareholders will be admitted and a register will be taken. This will also be a trial run for the reopening of the social club and Covid 19 measures will…

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Preview | South Shields (A)

4th September 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans face a tough test on Saturday as they face Northern Premier League side South Shields at 1st Cloud Arena. Spartans’ last outing saw then slip to a narrow 3-2 defeat against Morpeth Town, in an entertaining game at Croft Park. The visitors surged to a three goal lead within 20 minutes, but despite goals from Olly Scott and Panos, Spartans couldn’t quite complete the comeback….

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Arrival | Ex-Newcastle man signs for Spartans

4th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of former Newcastle United goalkeeper Brendan Pearson.  Pearson, 23, has been training with Spartans for the last two months and has appeared in all three of the club’s pre-season fixtures so far – impressing manager Michael Nelson.  Having been a part of Newcastle’s academy, Pearson signed his first professional contract with the Magpies in 2016 – which included a loan spell…

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South Shields (A) | Tickets now available online

3rd September 2020

All remaining tickets for Saturday’s game at South Shields are now available via our online shop. Tickets purchased online must be collected between 10am and 11am on Saturday morning at Croft Park. Click HERE to buy. Additionally, you can also visit Croft Park on Saturday to purchase in-person. Cash and card payments are accepted. Remaining tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets prices are as…

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Pre-season | Spartans to host Hartlepool United

3rd September 2020

Blyth Spartans host Hartlepool United on Saturday, September 19 as a part of our pre-season schedule.  Michael Nelson welcomes his former club to Croft Park, two weeks before the competitive season begins on October 3.  Kick-off in Northumberland is at 3pm with the encounter, at present, set to take place behind closed doors.  Should circumstances remain that way, the game will be live streamed via our media team.  Supporters need…

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Club Statement | Covid-19 documentation & help needed

3rd September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to inform Stages 1, 2 and 3 of Covid-19 documentation have been completed and sent to the National League. In guidance provided by the National League in late-July, the club was asked to complete a five-stage protocols process:  Stage 1 Return to Training Stage 2 Return to Training, Close Contact Stage 3 Return to Competition, No Spectators Stage 5 Return to Competition, Safe Return of…

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