• AGM | April 15th Agenda
  • Media Vacancy | Programme Editor
  • Easter soccer camp | Places available April 7-9
  • Club Statement | Breach of league rule 8.39
  • Club Statement | AGM date arranged

Club Statement | National League vote

The Executive Committee of Blyth Spartans AFC wishes to make the following statement. Supporters will be aware that the start of the 2020/21 National League North season was delayed because of Covid-19 restrictions. The restrictions determined that all games would have to be played behind closed doors. This, of course, would mean that there would be no gate income, the most significant part of the club’s revenue. Representatives of the…

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Joint-Statement | National League North clubs

Following a meeting between clubs in the National League North and South we wish to make the following statement: All undersigned clubs support the re-commencement of all viable fixtures until the results of the resolution are known, but only when both clubs participating in a fixture are in agreement and when there is a fully funded COVID testing regime in place, as both the NL and it’s member clubs have…

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Statement | National League season resolutions

The National League has distributed resolutions this evening for Member Clubs to consider the outcome of the 2020/21 season. The resolutions are formed of four parts: one Special Resolution and three Ordinary Resolutions based on the outcome of the first. A Special Resolution requires a 75% majority to be passed, whereas an Ordinary Resolution requires a more than 50% majority. Resolution 1 and 4 votes will be counted under prescribed…

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Club News | Spartans thank Graham and June Moorhouse

Blyth Spartans AFC would like to thank Graham and June Moorhouse for their generous donation of £1,000 to help towards the upkeep of Croft Park. Graham, originally from Blyth, has lived and worked in the US and Canada over the past 30 years – recently moving to Vancouver Island. Both Graham and June keep in regular touch with the club and follow our games from afar. We are most grateful…

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Joint-Statement | National League North & South clubs

Firstly, we wish to acknowledge the decisiveness in which the National League dealt with our concerns by supporting our request for the immediate suspension of our competitions on January 22. We have this evening received a letter from Nigel Huddleston MP (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Sport, Tourism and Heritage) inviting us to a webinar tomorrow, which will allow Sport England to set out the criteria for loans and grants…

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1899 Club | Draw winners for December & January

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce its 1899 Club winners for the months of December and January. Please can the winners contact our general manager Mike Coulson on mike.coulson@blythspartans.com to claim your winnings. Thank you to everyone for their continued support during these difficult times. December 1st prize: (33) Mrs G Mullen – £100 2nd prize: (372) S & J.A.Tuck – £50 January 1st prize: (190) Jonathan Miller – £100 2nd prize: (359)…

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Club Statement | Trish Fitzgerald

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to be informed of the recent passing of lifelong supporter Trish Fitzgerald. Trish and husband Allan were ardent home and away supporters and often combined the longer away fixtures with a weekend stay. We are most grateful for the donation left by Trish to the club and send our deepest sympathies and condolences to Allan for his loss.

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Club Statement | National League North suspension

Following discussions with the League Management Committee, the majority of National League North and South Clubs voted that they could not continue to operate whilst there was uncertainty about ongoing grants to compensate for lost revenue due to no spectators being allowed to attend games. The National League Clubs decided that they could continue playing. The majority of National League North and South clubs were unwilling to take out loans…

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Club Statement | National League North season suspended for two weeks

The National League have released the following statement: “Following the review of the feedback from Clubs in connection to the recent Clubs meeting, a Board meeting this morning decided to halt the participation in the North/South Divisions for a two-week period, effective immediately.” Those who had already purchased the stream for tomorrow’s game with Chester have been refunded. Refunds can take between 5-10 days to appear in customer’s account. Further…

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Joint-Statement | National League North clubs

Following a meeting with the National League board and the FA to discuss the options presented to us, we are making the following statement;  ‘’Whilst the integrity of the National League is important, we do not value this above the safety and wellbeing of our families, staff, volunteers or that of our heroic workers who are tackling this pandemic on the frontline.  Furthermore, we have now been asked to consider…

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