Rank and File | Glen Maxwell

  Press officer Glen Maxwell is in his second stint at Croft Park. He talks to Phil Castiaux about his role and himself. Firstly, tell me a little about yourself. Ok, well I’m 27 and born and bred in Blyth. I’ve been a supporter of the Spartans for many years. I can’t remember my first game, but I do know I was a mascot on my sixth birthday when we beat…

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Rank and File | Gillian Blackett

  Gillian took over the Club House last May. She talks to Phil Castiaux about the changes she has brought about, her further objectives and her life.   What has changed since May? Physically the outside of the building has been painted and the internal walls redecorated. In terms of the use of the building we have been raising its profile on Facebook and Instagram and we’ve been busy hosting…

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Rank and File | Anthony Seghini

  In the first of our rank and file pieces that previously featured in our match programmes, Phil Castiaux caught up with Supporters Club Chairman and soon-to-be club General Manager Anthony Seghini.   First Ant tell me a little about yourself. Well, I’m 52 now and have recently taken early retirement from the banking business. My first Spartans game was in the early 70s. I remember a friendly against Leeds United…

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Programme Editor Vacancy at Blyth Spartans

Following Craig Dobson’s departure at the end of the recent campaign, Blyth Spartans are looking for a new voluntary programme editor for next season. Craig enjoyed a successful season producing last year’s official matchday magazine and even continued his role despite moving to Manchester back in January, but he has stepped down from his role in order to focus on his marketing job at the National Football Museum. The out-going…

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Spartans’ “SuperDan” Maguire Set For International Call Up With England C Side

Following another exceptional season at Blyth Spartans, the club are delighted to announce that striker Daniel Maguire has been rewarded for his fine form with a call up to the England C team. Maguire – who was named as the Evo-Stik Premier League Player of the Season, Port of Blyth Player of the Season and Blyth Spartans Supporters’ Club Player of the Season for 2016/17 – has caught the attention…

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Presentation Evening | Blyth Spartans Presentation Evening

As the curtain comes down on a magnificent season both on and off the field at Blyth Spartans, another fantastic occasion took place as the Blyth Spartans Presentation Evening were held on Friday evening. Outgoing general manager, Ian Evans compered the evening as a wide array of trophies were presented to the Spartans Squad and Management.     The evening opened in front of a crowded at the Blyth Spartans…

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Media Signing | New Addition Joins the Spartans Media Team

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce a new member of the media team. Joe Cooper – who has experience of filming matches for the Northern League and for both Jarrow Roofing BCA and North Shields – has joined the Spartans with immediate effect. Departing media manager Phil Castiaux said: “Joe approached me to see if there were any vacancies in the media team. The timing was perfect as we were…

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Supporters’ Club Raises £350 For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Through Blyth Spartans Training Shirt Sales

Blyth Spartans Supporters’ Club have raised a fantastic sum of £350 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, through the sale of the club’s training tops this season. Supporters’ Club member John Parker was on hand to present the cheque to the foundation’s PR representative Liz Luff at Croft Park on Thursday night, for the latest fundraising effort that they have completed on behalf of the club. The donation – made…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-2 North Shields

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGM Chartered Management Accountant Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Final Wednesday April 26 2017 Blyth Spartans 3-2 North Shields Blyth Spartans survived a spirited late showing from North Shields to end the season as double-winners – after dethroning the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup holders with an enthralling 3-2 victory. A double from Luke Armstrong put a dominant Spartans ahead, but…

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