Spartans feature in the Champions League?

26th October 2009

Blyth Spartans’ central defender Darren Craddock has had a name check in the official match day programme for the recent Chelsea v FC Porto Champions League game. Darren is mentioned as the best friend of reserve Blues’ keeper Ross Turnbull in the ‘Grass Roots’ section, which details the Chelsea players football lives as they were growing up. Now whilst Mr. Turnbull is clearly a fine shot stopper, his knowledge of…

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Blyth Spartans 0 AFC Telford 0 (Additional Photos)

26th October 2009

A photo gallery supplied by Milton Stonebank showing images from the FA Cup clash between Blyth Spartans and AFC Telford United played on 24 October 2009. (Please contact Milton should you wish to use any of the images contained within this post) To see more of Milton’s photographs please click here

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Blyth Spartans 0 AFC Telford 0 (Merit Marks)

Detailed below are the marks for the Blyth Spartans v AFC Telford United match played on Saturday 24 October 2009. The merit marks were awarded by Ken and Bethan Sproat. Team 1. Mark Bell – 7/10 2. Stephen Harrison – 7/10 3. John Brackstone – 6/10 4. Mick Tait – 7/10 5. Gareth Williams – 9/10 (Star Man) 6. Darren Craddock – 8/10 7. Chris McCabe – 7/10 8. Mark…

26th October 2009
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Blyth Spartans 0 AFC Telford 0 (Match Report)

Saturday 24th October 2009 FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round Attendance – 642 BLYTH SPARTANS: Mark Bell, Stephen Harrison, John Brackstone (Kenny Boyle), Mick Tait, Gareth Williams, Darren Craddock, Chris McCabe, Mark Donninger, Paul Brayson, Ian Graham (Josh Gillies), Rob Dale. Disappointing, frustrating and at times not enough tempo – meant that on paper two evenly matched sides meet again this coming week. The winners were given a great incentive having…

25th October 2009
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Blyth Spartans 2 Salford City 1 (Match report)

Tuesday 20th October 2009 FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round Replay Attendance – 534 BLYTH SPARTANS: Mark Bell, Stephen Harrison, John Brackstone (Kenny Boyle), Mick Tait, Gareth Williams, Darren Craddock, Chris McCabe, Adrian Webster (Simon Todd), Paul Brayson, Josh Gillies, Rob Dale (John Alexander). It needed a late extra-time goal to see Mick Tate’s side home after Salford City, who had held Spartans to a draw in Lancashire, again posed a…

25th October 2009
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Blyth Spartans 0 AFC Telford 0 (More Photos)

25th October 2009

A photo gallery from Steven Hadlow of the FA Cup clash between Blyth Spartans and AFC Telford United played on 24 October 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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FA Cup Draw (1st Round Proper)

Should Blyth Spartans win their replay with AFC Telford United on Tuesday night, they will face League 2 side Lincoln City. The tie is scheduled to be played on the weekend of the 7th November 2009, but the final date and time will not be confirmed until the TV schedules have been agreed.

25th October 2009
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Senior Cup Draw

On Radio Newcastle on Saturday night the draw was made for the next round of the Senior Cup (sponsored by Tynetec) was made and sees the Spartans facing Northern League opposition in Morpeth Town at Croft Park. Details of when the tie will be played will be announced here when known

25th October 2009
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Blyth Spartans 0 AFC Telford 0 (Match Photos)

24th October 2009

A selection of match action photos by Bill Broadley,  from the FA Cup 4th rd qualifier between Blyth and AFC Telford, which ended goaless; despite the visitors being reduced to 10 men in the second half. The replay will take place at Telford on Tuesday 27th October.                                              …

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