Match Report | Spartans’ struggles continue as Guiseley hit four

27th August 2019

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday August 26, 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-4 Guiseley Aaron Martin scored twice as Guiseley took the points in 4-1 victory at Croft Park, which leaves Spartans still searching for their first win of the season. Despite an even first half, Spartans fell behind on 38 minutes as Lee Shaw fired low past Nathan…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1 – 4 Guiseley AFC

26th August 2019

A mega selection of images by Bill Broadley from the Bank Holiday game between Blyth Spartans and Yorkshire outfit, Guiseley AFC, which saw the visitors take advantage of their chances in front of goal as they put four past the Spartans. Blyth’s highlight of the afternoon was a consolation goal from Captain, Robert Dale a mere 438 minutes after Blyth’s only goal of the season scored by D.Mullen in the…

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Preview | Blyth Spartans vs Guiseley AFC

25th August 2019

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans welcome Guiseley to Croft Park on Bank Holiday Monday in their fourth home game of the season. Lee Clark collected his first point(s) as Spartans manager in a 0-0 draw at Bradford (Park Avenue) on Saturday and hopes it will act as a building block in the club’s difficult start to the campaign. But Marcus Bignot and Russ O’Neill’s Guiseley provide another tough test for…

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Report | Spartans earn first point and clean sheet of the season

24th August 2019

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday 17 August 2019 Bradford (Park Avenue) 0-0 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans squandered several late chances to snatch all three points away to Bradford Park Avenue. Lee Clark’s men started brightly in the first and second half but could not get their first win of the season. Spartans could have taken the lead…

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Preview | Bradford (Park Avenue) v Blyth Spartans

23rd August 2019

By Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans travel to the Horsfall Stadium to take on Bradford (Park Avenue) on Saturday with Lee Clark’s side looking to win their first points of the campaign. A tough start for Spartans sees them without a win in the opening four games, however can take the positives from their first-half performance at home to Hereford last weekend. But Clark and co will feel this is a…

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Community Director | Jonny Thompson appointed

23rd August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the appointment of Jonny Thompson as Community Director. Jonny takes over the role vacated by Mike Coulson earlier this month as the club looks to establish a pathway for young players from the localcommunity to step up to senior football. Jonny will be looking to develop this pathway, strengthen links between the first team, our reserve side and our juniors as well as expanding…

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Arrival | Ritson signs on loan from Hull

21st August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of Hull City defender Lewis Ritson on loan until January 2020.  The 20-year-old joins having captained The Tigers at every level – most recently the under-23s – and has appeared on the bench for the first-team at the start of 2019 during their Championship fixtures. Ritson, a South Shields-born lad, has been with Hull since the age of 16 but will head…

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Hospitality | Slane celebrates 50 years since first Spartans appearance

21st August 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to welcome club legend Brian Slane and his family to our hospitality suite for the home game with Hereford FC. Hospitality is available all-season round, so why not plan ahead by taking a look at our fixture list HERE? Don’t delay, book now to save disappointment! Legendary Striker Brian Slane celebrating 50 years since his first appearance for The Spartans with his grandchildren. Match ball sponsors and…

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Interview | Harker glad to see things finally clicking

20th August 2019

Nathan Harker put in a magnificent performance against Hereford but was unable to stop Blyth Spartans falling to a 1-0 defeat. However, Harker is looking at the positives and admits the squad can ‘see things clicking’ as Lee Clark’s men wait for their first win of the season. After suffering four defeats in a row scoring just the one goal Harker says the mood in the dressing room ‘Isn’t the…

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