Spartans Say Goodbye to Clinton

18th August 2016

BSAFCTV cameraman Clinton Forde has decided to step down from his role on the Blyth Spartans media team. Clinton joined the club while studying for a masters degree in sports journalism at the University of Sunderland last season to work on the Spartans’ TV channel but, unfortunately, he is unable to commit to the club for another season – as the Newcastle United season ticket holder has been given a…

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Media Team Loses Another Member

18th August 2016

Blyth Spartans Media Team member Ryan Gray has left the club to join Boreham Wood FC. Much like Matt Rigg’s departure to Premier League side West Ham United earlier this summer, Ryan – pictured above in a Blyth Spartans hoodie – is moving on to take up a paid role with the National Conference League side. He also has the added draw that his partner has got a new job…

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Media | Temporary contact details

Croft Park press box
18th July 2016

Message from Spartans’ Media Manager Phil Castiaux: “I’m away from Friday 22 July until Thursday 1 September 2016, and will not be up to date with emails and Spartans business. In my absence, try General Manager Ian Evans (01670 352373, Contact Us) or Press Officer Craig Dobson (07880 237089, Contact Us).” Alternatively, for non-media related enquiries, you can contact the club via our official Facebook page here.

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Media | Craig Dobson joins the team as Press Officer

Craig Dobson
18th July 2016

The club has added to its Media Team. Craig Dobson has joined as Press Officer, and will fulfil a variety of roles bringing increased experience and skills to the team. Media Manager Phil Castiaux said: “Craig has a highly impressive CV. He is a distance learning NCTJ trainee and has been involved with non-league football in the region for four years. He served as Press Officer and Programme Editor at Northern…

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Media | Brand new ‘Radio Blyth Live’ service will combine commentary and content for next season

Spartans fans unable to make it to Croft Park for the upcoming season will once again be spared the pain of missing out on the action, with live commentary for all home games and, hopefully, a good number of away fixtures promised via internet radio. The same old voice of Ryan Gray can be heard on brand spanking new equipment, alongside several of the club’s insightful Media Team members, via…

7th July 2016
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Media Notice No.5

The media interest in the Birmingham City game has been unprecedented. So much so that the extended area allocated to press for this game is now FULL. Please also note that the Press Conference at Croft Park this Tuesday at 10am will be the final chance for filming/interviews prior to the game, other than those to which the club is already committed. Thank you for your cooperation.

28th December 2014
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Media Notice No.4

The club will host a Press Conference in advance of the FA Cup tie with Birmingham City. It will take place at Croft Park on 30th December at 10am. Manager Tom Wade, Chairman Tony Platten and a number of players will be present to answer questions. This event is for the press only. Thank you for your cooperation.

21st December 2014
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Media Notice No. 3

Please note that seats for press are limited at Croft Park. Interest in the Birmingham City game has been extremely high. Remaining seats will be allocated on a first come/first served basis. Local media – please note that unlike league games you too must apply for an accreditation. Thank you for your cooperation.

17th December 2014
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Media Notice No. 2

Birmingham City game – 3 January 2015 Media inquiries should be made, in the first instance, to Media Manager Phil Castiaux at press@blythspartansafc.co.uk Requests for press accreditations should be made to Press Officer Jonny Hall at jonnyhall@gmail.com Requests will not be considered after close of play on 30th December. All requests for player interviews should come through the Spartans Media Team. If Phil Castiaux is not available please contact Senior…

15th December 2014
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