Match Report | Ashton United 1-1 Blyth Spartans

Report by Phil Castiaux In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday April 15 2017 Ashton United 1 -1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans came away from Ashton United with a point on Saturday – after both goalkeepers saved penalties to ensure the game ended 1-1. The hosts started the match slightly on top but, once the Spartans had settled and adjusted to the strong wind…

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Departure | MacDonald’s Loan Spell At Spartans Ends

Loan goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald has left Blyth Spartans to return to parent club Gateshead – after an injury to James Montgomery left the Vanarama National League Premier short of options between the sticks. The 20-year-old stopper – who enjoyed a loan spell at Northern League club Consett earlier in the season – arrived at Blyth less than a month ago when Adam McHugh picked up an injury. Acting as back up…

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Photos | Evo-Stik Northern Premier Divison Players of the Year Awards

A selection of images from the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division Players of the Year Awards ceremony on Sunday evening. Our very own Robbie Dale and Dan Maguire were named in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division Team of the Year, whilst Maguire came third in the Supporters Player of the Year Award and won the Player of the Year Award.   Photos courtesy of Graham Lindley.          …

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Departure | Striker Armstrong Signs For Premier League Side Middlesbrough

Luke Armstrong’s blistering form for Blyth Spartans this season has earned him a move to Premier League side Middlesbrough. After arriving last summer from Cowdenbeath, the former Birmingham City striker – who has scored 23 goals this season – has established himself as a real force at Croft Park during his time under father Alun and the youngster has been rewarded with a move to Boro at the end of the current…

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Armstrong Shares Evo-Stik Promotion Credit With Spartans Predecessor Wade

Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was delighted to achieve his aim of promotion to the Vanarama National League North on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Halesowen Town, but he was also quick to give credit to predecessor Tom Wade for the role that the former Blyth boss played in their Evo-Stik Premier League triumph. Armstrong took over the reins after Wade resigned from the club back in September and the…

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Award | Spartans Stars Maguire and Dale Recognised in Evo-Stik League’s End of Season Awards

Daniel Maguire has followed up yesterday’s title-winning celebrations by being named the Evo-Stik Premier League Player of the Season at the league’s annual awards evening. Maguire – who has scored 26 league goals so far this season – saw off the competition to be named the best player in the top division of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League for the 2016/17. ‘Nipa’ was also joined by Robert Dale in the Evo-Stik…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-0 Halesowen Town

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday April 8 2017 Blyth Spartans 3-0 Halesowen Town Blyth Spartans secured the Evo-Stik Premier League title with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Halesowen Town. Luke Armstrong put the home side ahead on 18 minutes, before Sean Reid headed in a second five minutes after the restart. Substitute Adam Wrightson wrapped up the scoring…

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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | March 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Daniel Maguire has been awarded the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for March. The Spartans made a stuttering start to the month, with a disappointing defeat at Sutton Coldfield Town. However, that would be the only low point for Alun Armstrong’s side – as they went unbeaten for the rest of the month. Blyth recorded heavy victories over Frickley Athletic and…

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