• Arrival | Agnew joins Blyth Spartans
  • Joint Statement | National League North clubs
  • Management | Barron arrives as Blyth no.2
  • Club Statement | Positive Coronavirus test
  • AGM | Postponed

News | Spartans withdraw from this season’s Senior Cup

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm the club will not take part in this season’s Northumberland Senior Cup.  The shortened 2020/21 season means more midweek fixtures than ever and a greater demand on our playing squad.  In addition the National League did not make provision in their fixture schedule for county cup matches and there was a possibility of facing two midweek matches in the same midweek. We look forward to…

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Report | Spartans hold Hartlepool to draw

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, September 12, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-2 HARTLEPOOL UNITED Blyth Spartans and Hartlepool United shared the pre-season spoils in a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Croft Park.  Spartans’ second home friendly of the season finished level courtesy of a penalty save by Brendan Pearson and a double from debutant Connor Thomson. Thomson opened the scoring on…

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Preview | Hartlepool United (H)

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans perhaps face their toughest test of pre-season as they welcome National League side Hartlepool United to Croft Park behind closed doors today. Due to last weekend’s postponement, Spartans have gone 11 days without a game and no doubt boss Michael Nelson will be eager to see his side build their fitness for the upcoming season. Pools go into the clash fresh – or perhaps not…

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Live Stream | Hartlepool United (H)

Blyth Spartans host Hartlepool United at Croft Park behind closed doors on Saturday afternoon – and we’re bringing the game LIVE to you!  We are nothing without our supporters and while we’re unable to welcome you back into CP just yet, we’re working tirelessly to ensure you don’t miss any of the action.  That is why we’ll be providing a live stream, so you can watch the full 90 minutes…

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Rearrangement | Spartans host Hartlepool this Saturday

Blyth Spartans’ arranged pre-season friendly with Hartlepool United will now take place this Saturday (September 12) at Croft Park, behind closed doors.  The match was originally scheduled to take place on September 19 but has now been brought forward a week early.  Due to government advice and National League protocols, we are unable to welcome fans into Croft Park. We will, however, aim to provide a live stream for supporters…

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Arrival | Blackett signs on loan from Gateshead

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce Paul Blackett has joined on a season-long loan from National League North rivals Gateshead.  A former Newcastle United scholar, Blackett, 22, joined The Heed last summer having previously played for Heaton Stan and Newcastle Benfield in the Northern League.  Having struck four goals for Gateshead – including a hat-trick against Consett in the Durham Challenge Cup – Blackett was loaned to Whitby Town. …

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Arrival | Ex-Blackburn youngster joins Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the arrival of former Blackburn Rovers youngster Connor Thomson.  Thomson, 24, arrives at Croft Park having spent the last two seasons at National League North rivals Gateshead, where he briefly worked under boss Michael Nelson.  As a kid, Thomson spent time on the books of Carlisle United and then joined Blackburn’s academy in December 2014.  He represented the Championship side at under-23s level…

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Fixtures | Spartans 20/21 fixture list revealed

Blyth Spartans AFC begin their 2020/21 National League North campaign away to Guiseley on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  Michael Nelson’s men return to competitive action for the first time since March, three days before the league opener at Nethermoor Park in the FA Cup second round qualifying.  Blyth’s first home game will come with a test against AFC Telford United before making the long journey south to Gloucester City, a…

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Get Involved | Evening Walking Football sessions

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to introduce Monday evening Walking Football sessions, beginning from next week on September 14. Evening sessions will run every Monday between 7pm-8pm alongside our morning slots – as previously advertised. Our initiative, run by qualified FA coaches in association with Dugout Coaching, is aimed at over 50s in the local community. The cost of each session is £3, or £15 for a block of six….

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