Arrival | McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans

9th November 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former attacker Dylan McGlade from Bray Wanderers.  McGlade, 24, had a short spell at Croft Park during the 2017-18 season before moving back to his native Ireland with Longford Town, the team he previously joined the club from.  At the turn of the year,  McGlade joined Bray Wanderers, however has returned to England after the conclusion of their season in September. …

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Media Team Changes

31st July 2019

Blyth Spartans is pleased to announce Jordan Cronin as our new Media Manager. Jordan joined the club in December as a Videographer before stepping into the Chief Press Officer role at the beginning of last season. His work with Blyth helped him earn a full-time role at JPI Media as a Football Writer, however that has not deterred him from remaining on the club’s media team. Jordan succeeds Stuart Dick…

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Programme Editor | Russell Wynn joins Media Team

10th July 2019

Blyth Spartans would like to welcome Russell Wynn as our new Programme Editor for the upcoming season.  Russell joins with a wealth of experience in Programme Editing having designed and sourced his own content at North Shields during his long spell as Media Manager.  The quality of his programmes was recognised in 2017, when he won the Northern League Programme of the Year Award.  He has carried out a similar…

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Announcement | Spartans unveil 2017/18 kit

1st July 2017

Blyth Spartans are proud to unveil a preview of our new team kit for the Vanarama National League North 2017/18 campaign. After two seasons with EV2 Sportswear, we are pleased to confirm that we have returned to our former kit and merchandise partners Errea and S08Sportswear. Spartans general manager Anthony Seghini explained the decision behind the kit: “For next season specifically, we have a shirt design with a traditional 1970s look to…

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Announcement | National League Photographic Licence

With the clubs promotion to the Vanarama National League North for the 2017/18 season, photographers now must apply for a ‘National League Photographic Licence.’ Anyone requiring a licence should contact generalmanager@blythspartans.com for the necessary application.

26th June 2017
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Arrival | Blyth Spartans appoint Dan Simmonite as Programme Editor

21st June 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the appointment of Northumbria University journalism student Dan Simmonite as programme editor, replacing the outgoing Craig Dobson who has moved onto a role with the FA’s Football Museum. Previously an intern with BT Sport, as well as working for the Northumberland FA in the past six months, the 20-year-old from York has joined the media team at Croft Park ahead of the new campaign. Dan…

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Arrival | Ian Watson Returns to Blyth Spartans For Second Spell From Spennymoor

26th May 2017

Blyth Spartans have made their first signing of the summer – as defender Ian Watson returns to the club from Spennymoor Town. “Busted” originally signed for Spartans from Northern League side Whitley Bay back in 2013 and went on to make 44 appearances for the club in his debut season. However, the left-back – who can also play on the wing – left Croft Park in September 2014 to join…

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Arrival | Blyth Spartans Name Stuart Dick as New Media Manager

15th May 2017

Koast FM’s Stuart Dick will take over from long-time Blyth Spartans media manager Phil Castiaux for the new season. The 28-year-old head of sport for the Northumbrian radio station had also been in charge of the media output for Northern League side Morpeth Town, but will end a three-year association at Craik Park in order to help cover Spartans’ upcoming return to the National League North. Dick – who is studying towards…

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