Blyth Spartans Seek New Media Manager

24th March 2017

Blyth Spartans’ long-standing media manager Phil Castiaux has decided to retire at the end of this season, due to increased work commitments. Phil has presided over the club’s press and media operations for more than 20 years and – during his time with the club – media operations have undergone major changes, with the introduction of video recording, live internet radio commentary and Facebook and Twitter feeds. Under his guidance,…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans v Frickley Athletic

Croft Park press box
8th March 2017

  By Sam Donovan In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Tuesday March 7 2017 Blyth Spartans 5 – 1 Frickley Athletic   Blyth bounced back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over Frickley Athletic in what was a convincing performance from pretty much the first minute. Luke Armstrong grabbed a brace, Robbie Dale and Sean Reid tapped home simple goals and Matthew…


Match Report | Mickleover Sports 1 – 7 Blyth Spartans

22nd January 2017

  Report by Sam Donovan In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday January 21 2017 Mickleover Sports 1-7 Blyth Spartans The Spartans produced a scintillating performance to come away from Don Amott Arena with a resounding 7-1 victory over Mickleover Sports as Spartans remained unbeaten in 2017. There was one change from the side that had won against Skelmersdale as Matty Pattison was replaced…


Match Preview | Coalville Town v Blyth Spartans

6th January 2017

EVO-STIK NORTHERN PREMIER DIVISION Venue: The Mander Cruickshank Solicitors Stadium, Owen Street, Coalville, LE67 3DA Date: Saturday January 7 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter ADMISSION Adults £10 Concessions £7 Juniors £1 TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans face a tricky task this weekend, against one of the form sides in the division – in the shape of Coalville Town. Blyth were victorious in their opening game of 2017…


Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Altrincham

9th December 2016

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY THIRD QUALIFYING ROUND REPLAY Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Saturday December 10 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £5 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth face Altrincham once again on Saturday, in their Buildabase FA Trophy replay – following a…


Match Preview | Altrincham v Blyth Spartans

6th December 2016

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY THIRD QUALIFYING ROUND Venue: J. Davison Stadium, Moss Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8AP. Date: Tuesday December 6. Kick Off: 7.45pm. SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults £5 – Concessions TEAM NEWS Blyth will hope to continue their Buildbase FA Trophy campaign on Tuesday evening, when they make the trip to Altrincham. Hopefully, it will be third time lucky for Alun Armstrong’s…


Long-Serving Castiaux Calls it a Day at Croft Park

6th October 2016

Blyth Spartans are sad to announce that long-serving media manager Phil Castiaux has decided to step down from his role at the end of the season. A Spartans supporter for nearly 60 years, he has dedicated more than half of that time volunteering at Croft Park and is currently the longest serving official at the club. However, Phil has come to the conclusion that the end of this season is…


Spartans Resurrect Snapchat and Periscope Accounts Ahead of Emirates FA Cup Tie

16th September 2016

Don’t worry if you’re unable to make it to Croft Park for Blyth’s Emirates FA Cup clash with Morpeth Town on Saturday – as Spartans have taken the decision to resurrect the club’s Snapchat and Periscope accounts ahead of the game. Fans from around the globe can follow all of tomorrow’s action from inside the ground on Snapchat. Simply add blythspartans1 on the photo-sharing app, where fans can follow the events…


Steven Turnbull Has Good Luck Message For Blyth Spartans Juniors Ahead Of FA Youth Cup Clash

8th September 2016

Blyth midfielder Stephen Turnbull has wished Blyth Spartans Juniors the best of luck for this evening – ahead of the side’s first ever FA Youth Cup fixture. Spartans’ under 17s side will take on Hebburn Town Juniors at Croft Park tonight, after entering the prestigious youth competition – currently held by Premier League side Chelsea, who beat Manchester City in the final – for the first time. And, as one…


Maxwell Makes A Return To Croft Park

18th August 2016

Former Programme Editor Glen Maxwell has returned to Blyth Spartans to take over as the club’s new Press Officer. Glen – who was part of the club’s media team that won the Evo-Stik League Public Relations Club of the Year award for the 2012/13 season – also launched the highly successful BSAFCTV YouTube channel in the summer of 2013. He worked in a number of other roles during his two-and-a-half-year…