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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A.G.M. and Open Forum

The A.G.M. of Blyth Spartans A.F.C. Ltd will be held on Thursday 6th August commencing 7.30pm at Blyth Spartans Social Club. Once the A.G.M. is closed (approximately 8.00pm), an open forum will then follow it, where The Executive Committee and Manager Mick Tait will be available for questions and answers.

30th June 2009
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More ‘Challenge Cup’ Info

An additional update has been povided by Spartans FC, the host of the pre-season Challenge Cup which will take place on the 18 and 19 July 2009, the elements of interest to SpartansFans are as follows: – – The club can confirm that no reduced rate accommodation has been organised therefore it will be down to the individual supporters to arrange their own accommodation. – Hamilton Academicals have confirmed that…

30th June 2009
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Pre Season Admission Charges

Admission to each of the four home pre-season fixtures against Dunfermline, Darlington, Whitley Bay and Newcastle United will be £5 full and £2 concession. Supporters should note, that as previously promised, all holders of last season’s (2008/09) season tickets, will be able to use those tickets to gain free entry to each of the four games.

30th June 2009
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Exec Committee Minutes (29 Jun 2009)

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEETING OF BLYTH SPARTANS AFC HELD ON MONDAY 29th OF JUNE 2009. Present: A. Platten, K. Scott, I. Evans, C. Baxter, G. Young, R. Harding & M. Tait (part) Apologies: S. Ord Prior to the start of the meeting the Chairman welcomed new committee member and commercial manager Mr Rob Harding. The first part of the meeting was held with M. Tait in relation to team…

30th June 2009
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Blyth Back Bid!

The campaign to bring the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ to England is underway. The Bid Book is submitted in May 2010, after which FIFA will assess the bids, before making a decision in December 2010 and Blyth Spartans are backing the campaign to bring the World Cup to England! The club could also benefit from a successful campaign as Croft Park, the home of the Spartans, was mentioned (albeit only…

29th June 2009
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Pre Season Training Has Started

Today (Saturday) saw the Blyth Spartans squad in for their first pre season training session, with new manager Mick Tait sending the boys out on a swift run along to the beach. The majority of the remaining members of last season’s squad were in evidence as well as new signings Ian Graham, Stephen Turnbull and Darren Craddock. Also in attendance were a couple of trialists, who Mick will be running…

27th June 2009
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Final Pre-Season Friendlies Arranged

Blyth Spartans can announce 2 further pre-season fixtures. On Saturday the 11th of July we face a visit from DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC here at Croft Park with a 3pm kick off. Saturday the 1st of August will see Blyth make the short trip to play Dunston Federation, again with a 3pm kick off. This will complete the fixtures for this year. The full pre-season programme can be found here

25th June 2009
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