Stephen Harrison signs for the Spartans

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce that the experienced right full back Stephen Harrison has signed for the club. Stephen, who is 26 years old, started his career at Sunderland and did have a spell with Blyth in 2004 before moving on to play for Gateshead and then Durham City. Stephen was captain of Durham City last season, when they secured promotion to the Unibond Premier League. New Manager Mick…

14th July 2009
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Blyth Spartans 2 Dunfermline Athletic 4 (Match report)

Saturday 11th July 2009 Attendance 333 BLYTH SPARTANS: Mark Bell (Ali Henderson 69); Ben Christiansen (Keiron Wrightson), John Brackstone (Michael Tait), Gareth Williams (Steven Collins), Joe Tait, Darren Craddock (Richard Forster HT), Chris McCabe (Shaun Reay HT), Steven Turnbull, Robbie Dale (Adrian Webster HT), Ian Graham (Josh Gillies), Michael Tait (Stuart Bath)  Spartans started their pre-season preparations against Scottish First Division side Dunfermline Athletic at Croft Park on Saturday. It’s the…

12th July 2009
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HMS Blyth

The officers and crew of HMS Blyth, who have just returned from a 3 year tour of duty in the Gulf, will be our special guests at our home match today with Dunfermline, we are sure that they will receive a warm welcome from all our supporters.

11th July 2009
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Mick Tait Interview

8th July 2009

Newly installed Spartans’ Manager Mick Tait recently took time out from pre-season training and the on-going player recruitment to talk to the official website on how he has found the job so far and what he hopes for this season and the future: – Q. It is almost 10 years since you were the Manager in your first spell, has Blyth Spartans changed much since the last time you were…

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AGM, Open Forum and Sponsors Night

It has been decided by the club to add the Sponsors Evening to the AGM and Forum on Thursday 6th August in the Social Club, this gives individuals as well as well as companies the opportunity to sponsor the club, raising funds, by the way of pitch, kit, match ball, score to win etc…… The timings for the night are as follows, all are welcome. 19.30 – 20.00 A.G.M. 20.00…

7th July 2009
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Continued Investment at Croft Park

7th July 2009

Blyth Spartans are please to announce that work has started on construction of a new stand over the North (Kingsway) Terrace at Croft Park. The construction has been funded from the FA Cup winnings accumulated last season. The work completes Phase 2 of the ground development and ensures supporters on all four sides of the ground have protection against the notorious North East winter weather. The work will be complete…

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Fixtures Released for 2009-10

3rd July 2009

Fixtures / Results 2009/10 Season – Home games in Bold, away games in italic. Saturday matches will kick off at 3:00pm and midweek games 7:45pm unless stated. For Match and Matchball Sponsorship contact Ian Evans (01670) 352373 or e-mail generalmanager@blythspartansafc.co.uk August 2009 Sat 8 AFC Telford United Tue 11 Southport Sat 15 Redditch United Tue 18 Farsley Celtic Sat 22 Corby Town Sat 29 Hyde United Mon 31 Droyslden September…

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Cup Money Continues to Roll In!

News of potentially more money from last season’s epic cup run has been revealed on the Blue Square North Site. (Source: Blue Square North Site) FA Cup Windfall Increased The Football Association has released details today of 20 current Blue Square clubs who will each receive just under £10k for their share of the FA Cup Pool after reaching the FA Cup 1st Round last season. The figure paid, is…

2nd July 2009
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