Mark Doninger’s trial at Burton Albion has gone beyond his appearance in the Birmingham Senior Cup, as he has been asked to remain at the Pirelli Stadium for longer so that ‘the Brewers’ can have a better look at the midfielder. Burton Albion boss Paul Peschisolido commented to Sky Sports “”The game (v Romulus FC) was played in a mudbath, so it was difficult to make a judgement, hopefully he’ll…
Spartans midfielder Mark Doninger will make an trial appearance for League Two side Burton Albion in tonight’s Birmingham Senior Cup clash with Romulus. This follows on from trial games at Derby County and Hartlepool United, as well as reported interest from League Two side Grimsby Town. We will update you on Mark’s trial with information as we get it.
Young midfielder James Marwood has followed new manager Adam Sadler to Team Northumbria in the Northern League. All in all, James featured 4 times for the Spartans (including twice appearing from the bench). We would like to thank James for his time at the club and wish him all the best in his future career.
Following a couple of pitch inspections, tonight’s game at Stalybridge Celtic is ON. Team News and Score Updates will appear on the right hand side of the home page from 7pm
Blyth Spartans can announce the signing of former Newcastle United striker Guy Bates from Drogheda United. Bates, 24, is a tall, powerful striker who has played in Australia (Newcastle Jets), Belgium (K.V. Oostende and R.A.A. Louviéroise) and the Republic of Ireland (Drogheda United), he also has English football league experience with Darlington, since being released by Newcastle in 2005. He is best remembered by Drogheda United fans for scoring the…
The Club has just been advised that Anth’s funeral will take place this coming Thursday the 4th of February 10 AM at St Bernadette’s Church, Wallsend. The church is situated opposite the Powder Monkey public house.
A photo gallery supplied by Milton Stonebank showing images from the Blue Square North clash between Blyth Spartans and Stalybridge Celtic played on 26 January 2010. (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
A few images to illustrate the extent of the snow covering at Croft Park this morning which caused the postponement of the Blyth Spartans v Gainsborough Trinity game this afternoon. (Above) the view to the Port of Blyth Stand (Above) the view to the Plessey Road turnstile (Above) Tony Kennedy inspects the pitch…
PAUL BRAYSON – JANUARY 2010 In a month that has seen the best and worst of the Spartans, one positive constant has been the form of striker Paul Brayson. In the 5 games played in the month, Brassy managed an impressive 6 goals and his form has been such that he is now closing in on the leading scorer list for the Blue Square North. Well done Paul.
Todays game against Gainsborough has been called off due to 5″ of snow (drifts up to 18″) on the pitch, and the condition of the surrounding access areas/roads.