• Arrival | Mark Foden is Clark’s latest addition
  • Arrival | Spartans sign ex-Pools man Nearney
  • Arrival | Striker Sweet joins from Consett
  • Progress Report | Clark sets foundations for National League North campaign
  • Arrival | Tom Devitt joins from Gateshead

Sponsor | TEXO announced as Spartans sponsor

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce a substantial sponsorship deal with the TEXO Group – who have become the club’s new shirt and advertising sponsor. The TEXO name will be emblazoned on the green and white stripes, as well as the new change kit which will be announced in due course. Texo Group has been formed to meet the demand for integrated engineering services within critical infrastructure. With an unprecedented…

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Club statement | Spartans appoint Lee Clark as new manager

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the appointment of former England International and Newcastle United midfielder Lee Clark as their new first team manager. Clark, 46, brings a wealth of Football League experience having previously managed Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City, Blackpool and Bury, whilst also managing Kilmarnock in Scotland The midfielder made 528 appearances in his professional career, scoring 66 goals, most notably for Newcastle United, Sunderland and Fulham. Clark’s…

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Club Statement | Executive Committee

The Blyth Spartans executive committee have issued the following statement: The last few weeks have been testing times for the club and at the time of writing, we are unable to go into the full detail due to legal processes. This is the prime reason for our inability to give regular updates. We will disclose the full facts when we are free to do so. We understand that the lack…

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Departure | Nathan Buddle joins Spennymoor Town

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of defender Nathan Buddle who has signed with National League North side Spennymoor Town. The defender is popular figure amongst the Green Army, making 236 appearances and scoring 19 goals. The club would like to like to thank Nathan for all his efforts and we wish him well in his future endeavours.

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Announcement | Spartans launch National League Youth Alliance side with TyneMet College

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership with Tynemet College to field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The league is an U19 national competition consisting of 120 teams, split into 10 regional divisions. The Spartans youngsters will compete in the north east division consisting of 12 teams, including, York City, Hartlepool United, South Shields and Scarborough Athletic. Matches…

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Departure | Michael Liddle joins Darlington

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of defender Michael Liddle who has signed with National League North side Darlington ‘Lidz’ made 112 appearances for Blyth, netting on four occasions and picked up numerous end of year awards for his exploits. The club would like to like to thank Michael for all his efforts over the past four seasons at Croft Park, and we wish him well in his future endeavours.

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News | Managerial search begins

Blyth Spartans are accepting applications for the role of first team manager at the club ahead of the 2019/20 Vanarama National League North season. Since returning to the second step of the English non-league pyramid Spartans have secured the highest finish in the club’s history last season – entering the National League North play-offs for the first time. And the club is now looking for a manager with the integrity,…

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Club Statement | Blyth Spartans

Alun Armstrong informed Blyth Spartans Association Football Club on Sunday 19 May that he intended to leave the Club while under contract.  The Club is currently considering its position, taking legal advice, and will make no comment about Alun’s departure, at this stage.  The search for a new manager now starts and the board will continue to work in the best interests of the Club to ensure that its objectives for…

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Departure | Manager leaves Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans announce the departure of manager Alun Armstrong who has joined National League North side Darlington FC. Armstrong – who signed a two-year deal at the start of last season – has decided to bring his almost three-year stay to the club to an end. Spartans will now begin the process of appointing a new management team. A full statement will be released in due course.

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Departure | Sean Reid joins the Highwaymen

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of midfielder Sean Reid who has signed with Evo-Stik Northern Premier League side Morpeth Town The tireless midfielder joined the club in the summer of 2015 from Northern League outfit West Allotment Celtic – making himself a household name at Croft Park.   ‘Reidy’ made 186 appearance for Blyth notching an impressive 66 goals in all competitions. He has filled in a makeshift centre-back…

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