FA Cup Draw

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to Ossett Albion. The game will be played on Saturday 26 September 2009 – Kick off 3pm Ossett Albion were awarded a ‘walk-over’ in the previous round, as they were due to play the now defunct Newcastle Blue Star. Ossett Albion are currently 2nd bottom of the Unibond First Division North. More details to follow later.

14th September 2009
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Leeson Leaves

14th September 2009

Blyth Spartans can confirm that after discussing his future with manager Michael Tait, Andrew Leeson has been allowed to leave the club. The club wish to thank Andrew for his many fine performances for the club and wish to acknowledge his part in our 2005/06 promotional season in which a record was created when he played in every single minute of our 61 games of that season. We also acknowledge…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (Match Report)

Saturday 12th September 2009 Attendance – 556 Blyth Spartans Craig Turns, Michael Tait, Kenny Boyle, Chris McCabe, Gareth Williams, Darren Cradock, Josh Gillies (sub Adrian Webster 84 mins), Stephen Turnbull, Paul Brayson, John Alexander (sub Ian Graham 69 mins), Robert Dale Subs not used – Simon Todd & Jack Norton Solihull Moors Dan Crane, Junior English, Darren Stapleton, Theo Streete, Liam Daly, Tim Gould (sub Charlton Davies 61 mins), Peter…

13th September 2009
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Vauxhall Motors 1 Blyth Spartans 1 (Match Report)

Tuesday 8th September 2009 Attendance – 176 Vauxhall Motors Danzelle St Louis Hamilton, Brian Moogan, Lee Dames, Chris Lane, Tom Hannigan, Josh Wilson, Jonathan Egerton, Robbie Booth, Karl Noon (sub Anthony Wright 85 mins), Lee Furlong (sub Josh Hine 70 mins), Chris Noone Subs Not Used – Craig Davies, Keith Smith & James Holden. Blyth Spartans Jack Norton, Stephen Harrison, John Brackstone, Chris McCabe, Gareth Williams, Darren Craddock (sub Kenny…

13th September 2009
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Yes, he did know!

13th September 2009

As no doubt everyone noticed the replacement linesman Colin Blackett yesterday in the Solihull Moors match was wearing his shorts inside out, this was due to the shorts being the VIZ sponsored shorts worn by the first team and it was felt would be inappropriate for an assistant referee to wear ‘sponsored’ shorts*, hence the reason they were worn inside out. When asked about after the game Colin stated that…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (Match Reaction)

Blyth Spartans manager Mick Tait is continuing to make sweeping changes at the club. Defender Andrew Leeson who has played over 300 games for Blyth, and who scored against Shrewsbury Town in last season’s FA Cup run, has been released and looks likely to join former Spartans boss Harry Dunn at Whitby. In addition Tait has brought Craig Turns back to Croft Park as first choice goalkeeper in a move…

13th September 2009
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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (More Photos)

13th September 2009

A photo gallery from Steven Hadlow of the Blue Square North clash between Blyth Spartans and Solihull Moors played on 12 September 2009. Should you wish to use any of the images attached please email Steven for permission. For more of Steven’s photos please use this link

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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (Match Photos)

13th September 2009

A selection of match action photos by Bill Broadley from the match between Blyth and League strugglers Solihull Moors, which saw the Spartans run out two nil winners. Blyth handed a debut to new signing form Durham City; Goalkeeper Craig Turns who was starting his second spell as a Blyth player.                                      …

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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (Merit Marks)

Detailed below are the marks for the Blyth Spartans v Solihull Moors match played on Saturday 12 September 2009. The merit marks were awarded by Anthony Seghini, Ian Hertwick and John Wilkinson. Team 1. Craig Turns – 8/10 (Star Man) 2. Michael Tait – 7/10 3. Kenny Boyle – 7/10 4. Chris McCabe – 8/10 5. Gareth Williams (C) – 8/10 6. Darren Craddock – 7/10 7. Josh Gillies –…

12th September 2009
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