Northern Alliance Division 2 Champions, Blyth Spartans Reserves completed their home League program bowing out at Croft Park with a well earned share of the points against local rivals Blyth Town. Both teams played well cancelling each other out in a good game of football, so a draw was a fair result. Town did almost spoil the party when they took a one nil lead late in the second half….
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between the Spartans Reserves and Gateshead Redheugh 1957, which saw the battle between the league leaders and the leagues bottom side. Blyth had scored 95 goals going into the game whilst the visitors had conceded 91 goals. This had the markings of a goal fest for Blyth and damage limitation for the visitors. Within 5 minutes Blyth were one up…
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the reserves game against Whitburn, which saw the young Spartans collect three points against a resilient Whitburn side, as they edge closer to the title. Although the score line suggests a close game, Spartans were the dominant side throughout the game and were denied many more scoring opportunities by the visitors Keeper.
A selection of 70+ images by Bill Broadley from today’s game between The Spartans and play off contenders Stockport County, which saw the visitors leave with all three points after winning by a solitary if somewhat controversial goal. Although the Spartans dominated much of the second half they were unable to find the deserved equaliser.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from tonight’s match between the Spartans and Southport, which saw the Spartans end a seven game losing streak with a goal in each half from J.Rivers and A.Wrightson.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and Kidderminster Harriers, which saw the Spartans crash to a fifth consecutive league defeat by a single goal in a closely fought game.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and Bradford PA which saw the Spartans make it three consecutive 3-0 wins in eight days as they return to pre-christmas form.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the Blyth Spartans v Brackley Town game, which saw the Spartans inflict Brackleys 4th defeat of the season with a dominant first half display that saw the Spartans two up after only five minutes.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between the Spartans Reserves and Wideopen & District, which saw the Spartans dominate a game against a stubborn Wideopen defence who were eventually breached from an explosive 30 yard screamer from Blyth’s Liam Wotherspoon.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between the Spartans and FC Utd of Manchester, which saw Blyth held to their first draw of the season after 30 games.