Blyth Spartans Reserves three match winning run came to an end at Croft Park this afternoon, loosing to 3rd place Cullercoats by a single goal, which was scored very much against the run of play on 25 minutes. This defeat sees the Spartans drop to 5th place in the Northern Alliance Division 1. Images by Bill Broadley
The Reserves made it three wins in a row as they move up to 4th place in the Northern Alliance Division 1 with a great second half performance against Winlaton. Spartans took an early lead through J.Butler, only to concede a late first half equaliser in a game of end to end attacking from both teams. The early part of the second half was dominated by the visitors, who looked…
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth and Altrincham, which saw the Spartans record their second win of the season with goals from S.Reid and J.Rivers.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the Reserves game against a physical Red Row Welfare team. The young Spartans bounced back from a heavy defeat at the weekend to put four goals past the visitors for no reply.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and National League North leaders Chorley, who arrived at Croft Park having won their five opening games of the season; scoring nine goals and not conceding any. The visitors left Croft Park with another three points from a feisty game in which Chorley were reduced to 10 men for the last 10 minutes.
A selection of approx. 80 images by Bill Broadley from Blyths’ eight goal annihilation of pre-season promotion favourites, Chester FC. The visitors arrived at Croft Park having not conceded a goal in their two opening league games of the new season.
A selection of images by Bill Broadley from Blyths’ opening home league game of the 2018-19 season, which saw the visitors leave with all three points and moved them to joint top of the league with maximum points. Blyth found themselves two down with 10 minutes remaining; a quick reply from S.Reid lifted spirits, but the Spartans were unable to find the equaliser.
A small selection of images from the Pre-Season friendley between the Spartans and Northern League neighbours Ashington, which saw the Spartans run out comfortable winners by four goals to nil.
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…