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Club Statement | Lee Clark and Paul Stephenson

It is with regret that Blyth Spartans announce that manager Lee Clark and assistant Paul Stephenson have left the club by mutual consent. We would like to thank Lee and Paul for all their efforts and professionalism during their time at the club. Michael Nelson will take charge of team affairs for the remainder of this season.

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News | Spartans link up with GAIN charity

Blyth Spartans AFC are linking up with GAIN charity, who manager Lee Clark is an ambassador for, on Saturday for our National League North clash with Kettering Town. You can learn more about Lee’s association with the charity HERE. GAIN raises awareness of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare autoimmune condition affecting the peripheral nervous system. It causes the nerves in the arms and legs to become inflamed and stop working, usually…

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Arrival | Experienced defender Nelson joins Blyth

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former Hartlepool United defender Michael Nelson on a deal until the end of the season.  The experienced defender joins having left his assistant manager role at League Two side Stevenage earlier this month.  Nelson had a successful career in professional football with the likes of Bury, Hartlepool, Norwich City, Scunthorpe, Kilmarnock, Bradford City, Hibernian, Cambridge and Barnet.  He spent six years…

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Funeral arrangements | Mark Lynn and John Gunn

Funeral arrangements have been made for lifelong supporter Mark Lynn and former director John Gunn.  Blyth Spartans held a minutes silence for the pair before our home game Altrincham earlier this month following their sad passings. Our thoughts are with their families and friends as they are laid to rest. Mark LynnDate: Wednesday, March 4Time: 12:45pmFuneral location: St Cuthbert’s Church, Blyth, followed by a private family burialWake location: Commissioner’s Quay…

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Interview | Lee Clark: ‘We’ve got to fight’

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has urged his players to fight for every last ball and keep believing in the final 10 games of the season.  The 2-0 defeat to Farsley Celtic means Spartans remain six points adrift from National League North safety with other clubs holding up to four games in-hand.  But Clark, while admitting each game is getting bigger and bigger, insists he is not giving up, nor…

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Interview | Lee Clark assesses Farsley defeat

Lee Clark was left disappointed as Blyth Spartans failed to use the windy conditions to their advantage in the first-half during the 2-0 defeat at Farsley Celtic.  Spartans had the wind in their favour during the opening 45 minutes, however instead allowed Farsley a lead at the break following Dave Syers’ 39th-minute strike.  Jimmy Spencer then scored on the hour-mark for the hosts, leaving Blyth with a mountain to climb…

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Report | Spartans lose 2-0 at Farsley Celtic

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 22, 2020 FARSLEY CELTIC 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS A goal in either half from Dave Syers and Jimmy Spencer inflicted a 2-0 defeat on Blyth Spartans at Farsley Celtic.  Former Darlington man Syers put the hosts ahead on 39 minutes before Spencer doubled their advantage on the hour-mark.  Spartans played well in…

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News | Addition to Executive Committee

Blyth Spartans can announce Stephen Durrant has joined our Executive Committee. Stephen joins Blyth Spartans Executive Committee with over 25 years experience in football in various roles. This includes Club Secretary, Club Treasurer, managing in the Northern League and managing league rep sides to Newcastle United and Sunderland. Additionally, Stephen has a coaching licence and qualifications, business degree and professional qualifications, plus over 40 years of business experience running large…

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Departure | Sweet joins Shildon on loan

Michael Sweet has joined Northern League Division One side Shildon on loan for the remainder of the season.  The 25-year-old joined Blyth Spartans last summer having scored 128 goals in four seasons for Consett AFC.  Sweet has led the Spartans attack regularly this term with 30 appearances to his name with a goal return of five.  However, Spartans have agreed to loan the former England Schoolboys striker to the Railwaymen…

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Hospitality | Altrincham (H)

Blyth Spartans welcomed sponsors and supporters into our matchday hospitality for the home game with Altrincham. Key Sponsors Lennon Properties, founder Martin Trinder and friends joined us. Supporters Conor McClay and his girlfriend were also present. We thank them for their continued support. You can book your place in our matchday hospitality suite by contacting Antony Seghini, General Manager on 07703 665311 or email generalmanager@blythspartans.com. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom…

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