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  • Match Report | Spartans Demolish Chester
  • Arrival | Midfielder Connor Oliver signs on the dotted line
  • Arrival | Spartans sign New Zealand International on season long loan

Fan Information | Segregation for Chester Fixture

With a big crowd expected ahead of our Vanarama National League North fixture against Chester – and taking ground regulations into consideration – the executive committee have made the decision to segregate supporters on Saturday August 11. Spartans supporters are requested to enter the ground at the Kingsway End turnstiles, with our visitors entering at the Plessey Road End of Croft Park. We advise supporters to get to the ground…

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“The players owe the fans an apology,” insists Armstrong

  Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong did not hold back when speaking to the club’s official website after Tuesday night’s 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bradford (Park Avenue). The 43-year-old was particularly critical of the first half performance which he described as ‘disgusting’ and ‘unacceptable.’ Spartans fell behind after Jake Beesley – on loan from Salford City – beat the offside trap with relative ease before rounding Pete Jameson…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1 – 2 Bradford PA

Local photographer Kris Hodgetts returned for the first game of the season to capture the 2-1 defeat to Bradford (Park Avenue) on Tuesday night. The visitors now taking maximum points from the opening game’s. For full match photos check www.khphotos.co.uk

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1 – 2 Bradford PA

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from Blyths’ opening home league game of the 2018-19 season, which saw the visitors leave with all three points and moved them to joint top of the league with maximum points. Blyth found themselves two down with 10 minutes remaining; a quick reply from S.Reid lifted spirits, but the Spartans were unable to find the equaliser.

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Bradford (Park Avenue)

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday August 7 2018 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Bradford (Park Avenue) Sean Reid’s late header wasn’t enough to cancel out Jake Beesley’s brace – as Blyth Spartans went down 2-1 against Bradford (Park Avenue) in their first home Vanarama National League North fixture of the season. Pacey on-loan Salford striker Beesley beat the offside…

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Match Preview | Bradford (Park Avenue) (H)

Tonight we host last year’s play-off semi-finalists Bradford (Park Avenue) at Croft Park in our 2018/19 Vanarama National League North home opener. The visitors opened the season with a very creditable 1-0 home win against FA Trophy winners Brackley Town – also the team that knocked them out of the play-off last season. Meanwhile, Spartans suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of newly promoted Hereford in our longest away…

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Match Report | Hereford 3-0 Blyth Spartans

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, August 4, 2018 Hereford 3-0 Blyth Spartans            Blyth Spartans suffered a 3-0 defeat to Hereford in their National League North opener – the longest trip they will make this season. Alun Armstrong’s men departed the North East at 7am Saturday morning in order to reach Edgar Street in time for kick-off, and perhaps…

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Match Preview | Hereford (A)

We make our longest league away trip of the season as we travel to newly promoted Hereford FC in the Vanarama National League North. This will be the earliest ever start to a league season for Spartans – the 5th August during the 2009/10 season the previous record holder.* This begins our second campaign back at Step 2 as Alun Armstrong and his side look to improve on last season’s…

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Arrival | Midfielder Connor Oliver signs on the dotted line

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the club’s seventh summer signing as midfielder Connor Oliver joins the club. The 24-year-old spent last season with National League side Halifax Town – making 20 appearances for the Shaymen last season. Born in Newcastle, Oliver began his career with the Sunderland Academy before joining then League Two Hartlepool United in 2014, but only made three appearances before joining Championship side Blackpool. During a…

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Arrival | Spartans sign New Zealand International on season long loan

Blyth Spartans are thrilled to announce the season-long loan signing of New Zealand international Sam Brotherton from Sunderland. The 21-year-old becomes the second central defender to join the club on loan this week after Aaron Cunningham’s arrival from Hartlepool United on Wednesday. Beginning his career in his homeland, Brotherton made his professional debut for Wanderers Special Club in 2014, but racked up just 16 appearances as they chose to resign…

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