Match Preview | Blyth Town v Blyth Spartans

 

TECHFLOW GROUP NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP
Venue: South Newsham Pavillion, South Newsham Road, Blyth, NE24 3PP
Date: Wednesday February 22 2017
Kick Off: 7.30pm

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ADMISSION
Adults – £6
Concessions – £3

TEAM NEWS
Blyth travel to South Newsham Pavilion to take on local rivals Blyth Town, in this eagerly anticipated Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final. The winners will go on to play North Shields in the final.

The Spartans made it this far with an emphatic and comprehensive 11-1 demolition of Bedlington Terriers. Michael Richardson grabbed four, Jarrett Rivers scored three, there was a brace from Sean Reid and even individual efforts from Robert Dale and Matty Pattison as well

Blyth Town reached the semi-finals by disposing of Team Northumbria in a closely fought contest. An own goal and an effort from Morien were enough to see off the Students.

There has only ever been one competitive meeting between the sides, with the Spartans winning 5-1 in a Northumberland Senior Cup quarter-final back in 2006.

RECENT FORM
Blyth Town – WLLDW
Blyth Spartans – WWWWW

IN THE AWAY DUGOUT
Michael Connor – Well-respected manager who has guided Blyth Town to three consecutive Northern Alliance League titles.

DANGER MAN
Gary Day – The 26-year-old striker has previously played at North Shields, Newcastle Benfield and West Allotment Celtic. He has 17 league goals this season.

LAST TIME WE MET
Blyth Town 1-3 Blyth Spartans – Pre-Season Friendly – Saturday July 30

RECORD AGAINST OPPOSITION (competitive fixtures only)
Played – 1
Won – 1
Drew – 0
Lost – 0
Scored – 5
Conceded – 1

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