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News | General Manager appointed

Blyth Spartans are delighted to welcome back Mike Coulson from Gateshead, who will be taking up the position of General Manager.  Spartans advertised for a new GM after Anthony Seghini decided to step down after three seasons in the role at the end of the season.  Mike will work along Anthony over the next few weeks before taking over fully at Croft Park.  Mike previously fulfilled the role at Community…

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Interview | Clark: Keep believing and stick together

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has called on everyone to keep believing and stick together following Saturday’s defeat to Altrincham.  The 3-0 scoreline means Spartans are six points adrift from National League North safety with some clubs holding as many as three games in-hand. Blyth’s home game with Altrincham was one of two games that survived the weather at the weekend with Storm Dennis causing havoc across the country.  Clark…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 0-3 Altrincham

Spartans suffered a 5th consecutive league defeat; at the hands of Altrincham who completed the double over Blyth to move into 5th place and condemn the Spartans to the inevitable relegation as they remain 6 points from safety with those above them with games in hand. A selection of images by Bill Broadley from today’s encounter at Croft Park. Any images used by any Press Publications should be credited to…

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Report | Spartans put to the sword by Altrincham

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 15, 2020 Blyth Spartans were put to the sword by Altrincham in a 3-0 defeat Croft Park. Despite being well in the game and dominating large parts while 1-0 down, Alty were clinical in front of goal. But Blyth Spartans had little to show for their endeavour in the final third,…

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Arrival | McIntosh signs on loan from Wrexham

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of forward Leighton McIntosh after receiving international clearance.  The 27-year-old becomes the second player to move to Croft Park today, following in the footsteps of Aaron Cunningham in joining until the end of the season.  McIntosh, capped for Scotland at under-19s level, is a well-travelled figure, though has predominantly spent his career in his homeland. He began his career at Scottish…

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Arrival | Cunningham re-joins Blyth on loan

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Aaron Cunningham has returned to Croft Park on loan from Hartlepool United for the remainder of the season.  Cunningham, 22, undergoes his second loan spell in Northumberland and provides much-needed cover due to injuries and suspensions in the defence.  Doncaster Rovers loanee Shane Blaney has been hit with a three-match ban following his red card at Chester, while Scott Wilson is sidelined for the…

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Senior Cup | Newcastle semi-final date set

Blyth Spartans can confirm a date has been set for the club’s Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final clash with Newcastle United. Lee Clark faces his former club as his side compete to earn a St James’ Park final against either North Shields or Morpeth Town. Spartans have beaten Northern League Division Two sides Heaton Stannington and Bedlington Terriers to reach the last four stage. And now Newcastle will stand in Blyth’s…

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Report | 10-man Spartans unlucky to lose at Chester

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 8, 2020 CHESTER 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  The 10 men of Blyth Spartans were not rewarded for their battling efforts after a 2-1 defeat at Chester in National League North.  Akwasi Asante’s 12th-minute goal proved the difference in an even first-half before debutant Shane Blaney killed Spatans’ momentum at the start of…

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Arrival | Blaney joins on loan from Doncaster Rovers

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Shane Blaney from Doncaster Rovers on loan until the end of the season.  The Irish defender is the second player to arrive at Croft Park in the same number of days following Macaulay Langstaff’s move from York City on Thursday.  Blaney started his career in his homeland with League of Ireland side Finn Harps, and after three appearances in Ireland’s top-flight,…

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