News | Half-season tickets now on sale

27th November 2019

Blyth Spartans can announce half-season tickets are on sale NOW – just in time for the ideal Christmas gift! These can be purchased from our club store at the following times (see below) and from the general office on match days. Club store opening times over Christmas Wednesday 27th November – 18:30 – 20:30 Saturday 30th November – Normal Match Day Hours Wednesday 4th December – 18:30 – 20:30 Saturday…

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Volunteer | Distributing posters

16th August 2019

Blyth Spartans AFC is looking for volunteers to distribute posters advertising our home games to retail outlets, pubs and business units etc throughout the Blyth and surrounding areas. Would anyone who is interested in helping out, with what may take an hour or so every few weeks, depending on how many posters you agree to distribute, please contact me; generalmanager@blythspartans.com. We are extremely grateful to those volunteers that helped with this…

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News | Green Army donate sensory packages for fans with disabilities

4th August 2019

The Green Army, supporters club of Blyth Spartans AFC, has kindly donated 20 sensory packages for fans with disabilities. The sensory packages arrived in time for our home game with Gloucester City on Saturday, and will be available throughout the 2019/20 season. Blyth Spartans AFC is committed to offering the best possible match day experience to every supporter. We send our utmost thanks to the Green Army for their incredible…

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NLN fan preview | Blyth Spartans

2nd August 2019

Vanarama National League North fan preview: Blyth Spartans regular Dan Rolls gives us the lowdown League sponsors Vanarama have been getting the fans’ perspective ahead of the new season – which kicks off this Saturday What can Blyth Spartans fans look forward to over the coming season? For us, it’s pretty much a brand-new team and a complete fresh start. Huge turnover of your squad this summer and obviously Alun Armstrong leaving…

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Report | Fenwick brace as Blyth beat Ashington

20th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 20, 2019 Ashington 0-3 Blyth Spartans Scott Fenwick scored a brace as Blyth Spartans earned their seventh win of pre-season following a 3-0 win over Ashington.  The striker handed the visitors the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time when Dale Pearson was brought down by goalkeeper Dan Staples. Blyth…

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Interview | Spooner happy to make his debut at Croft Park

19th July 2019

Blyth Spartans’ latest signing, Craig Spooner, spoke of his delight to ‘get out there’ and play at Croft Park in front of the Spartans fans this week against Morpeth Town. Despite losing 4-2 and three of the goals coming from set-pieces Spooner was upbeat about what was to come from himself and the team. The ex-Newcastle United product admits the fans were ‘fantastic’ despite seeing their side succumb to their…

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News | Football Development Pathway

8th July 2019

Blyth Spartans Juniors visited Croft Park on Sunday where they registered for their respective teams for the coming season and then enjoyed a training session led by Spartans manager, Lee Clark. The session was organised as part of the Club’s new football development pathway initiative, which ultimately provides a recognisable route through the various age groups of junior football to the first team. Another part of the pathway is the…

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News | Spartans to host trials for young talent

28th June 2019

Blyth Spartans AFC will be hosting open trials on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth NE24 3JE.  The trials are open to any players that are currently in Years 11 to 13 who are interested in finding out more about our educational pathway with partners Tyne Met College – which will see us field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The…

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Arrival | Mouanda arrives on season-long loan

28th June 2019

Blyth Spartans have completed the signing of central midfielder Ursene Mouanda on a season-long loan deal from South Shields. The 20-year-old joins from the Evo-Stik Premier side having made 26 appearances for Graham Fenton and Lee Picton’s men last season.  Born in Ivory Coast, Mouanda moved to the North East when he was five years old and had previously trained with Newcastle and Sunderland. However, it was the Monkseaton Football…

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Fans Forum Minutes | Friday, June 14, 2019

17th June 2019

FANS FORUM (Q&A SESSION) BLYTH SPARTANS AFC SOCIAL CLUB FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019 Introduction Tony Platten, chairman of Blyth Spartans, confirmed he was unable to answer questions regarding the former manager or any contractual issues from last season. Mr Platten explained that new first-team manager Lee Clark had planned to attend, however, was unable to due to other commercial commitments upon accepting the job. TP: Tony Platten (chairman) KS: Kevin…

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