Charity Journey to Croft Park

23rd September 2009

Two SpartansFans from Ireland, Fergus Dowd and Padraig Corrigan are making a three day trek from Ballymoat, Co. Sligo to Croft Park to raise funds for the RNLI. The journey will see the two lads travel using 11 modes of transport from lorry to bicycle in order to get to Croft Park in time for the Eastwood Town match on Saturday, 14 November 2009. The proposed journey is as follows:…

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Gloucester City 3 Blyth Spartans 1 (Merit Marks)

Detailed below are the marks for the Gloucester City v Blyth Spartans match played on Saturday 19 September 2009. The merit marks were awarded by Scott Dewhurst. Team 1. Craig Turns – 7/10 2. Stephen Harrison – 7/10 3. Kenny Boyle – 6/10 4. Michael Tait – 6/10 5. Gareth Williams (C) – 7/10 6. Darren Craddock – 6/10 7. Josh Gillies – 6/10 8. Stephen Turnbull – 7/10 9….

22nd September 2009
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Exec Committee Minutes (21 Sep 2009)

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 21st of SEPTEMBER. Present; Mr A. Platten, Mr K. Scott, Mr I. Evans, Mr G. Young & Mr C. Baxter Apologies; Mr S. Ord & Mr R. Harding 1. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING. a) The minutes of the last meeting (24.08.09) were approved. 2. MATTERS ARISING. a) CB confirmed that an acceptable discount has been received from Lees Travel. b) IKE reported…

22nd September 2009
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Stephen Turnbull – Suspension

22nd September 2009

The booking picked up by Spartans midfielder Stephen Turnbull in Saturday’s match with Gloucester City was his fifth of the season, meaning that he will pick up a one match ban. This will mean that Stephen will sit out the home match with Alfreton Town (Saturday, 3 Oct 2009)

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Gloucester City 3 Blyth Spartans 1 (Match Reaction)

Before Saturday’s game the Gloucester City manager David Mehew was quoted as saying that his side would beat visitors Blyth Spartans with a combination of fitness and desire. His prescience was impressive and Blyth boss Mick Tait, floored by his side’s mournful showing, had to agree although he added more reasons for the 3-1 defeat. And these he laid firmly at his own door. With a startling candour Tait said,…

21st September 2009
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Gloucester City 3 Blyth Spartans 1 (Match Report)

Saturday 19th September 2009 Attendance – 303 Gloucester City Mike Green, James Baldwin, Lee Marshall, Marc Richards, Tom Hamblin, Matt Rose, Lee Smith, Tom Webb, Will Morford, Mike Symons (sub Luke Ballinger 64 mins), Jack Harris. Subs Not Used – Alex Sykes, Jack Pitcher, James Palmer, Adie Harris Blyth Spartans Craig Turns, Stephen Harrison, Kenny Boyle, Michael Tait, Gareth Williams, Darren Craddock, Josh Gillies, Stephen Turnbull, Paul Brayson, Ian Graham…

19th September 2009
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Blyth Spartans 2 Solihull Moors 0 (Sponsors)

14th September 2009

A gallery of the photo gallery of the sponsors for the Blyth Spartans v Solihull Moors match on 12 September 2009. Should you be interested in getting involved in sponsoring the Spartans see the Commercial section for more details. Match Sponsor – Soled Out ______________________________________________ Match Ball Sponsor – The Swampies

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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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