Ian Evans appointed Spartans’ ‘Respect Director’

Former Blyth Spartans general manager Ian Evans has been appointed as the club’s ‘respect director’ ahead of the Vanarama National League North campaign. The role is a mandatory requirement for sides in the Vanarama National League, with Ian accepting the role on Monday evening. “By and large we do not currently do not have a major issue either on or off the pitch,” Evans commented. “As always, there are some…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-3 Whitby Town

  By Ross Jackson In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday August 1 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-3 Whitby Town A much-changed Blyth Spartans slipped to defeat in their final pre-season friendly at Croft Park – as a strong finish saw Whitby Town victorious. One of the visitors’ trialists staked his claim for a place in the squad with a goal on 73 minutes, before Kieran…

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Season Ticket Sales Hit New Heights

As Blyth Spartans prepare for life in the Vanarama National League North, Spartans supporters’ have flocked in record numbers to Croft Park to purchase season tickets for the upcoming campaign. Over 100 season tickets have been sold ahead of our home opener against York City on Tuesday 8th August – each season ticket holder having the opportunity to select a specific seat for the entire campaign. Seats are being numbered…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-2 South Shields

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday July 29 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-2 South Shields Blyth Spartans were held to a 2-2 draw by South Shields at Croft Park, in their final Saturday pre-season friendly of the summer. A brace from Daniel Maguire gave Spartans a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half. Shields made no less than eight…

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Supporters Club to Start Selling New Spartans Shirts Ahead of South Shields Pre-Season Friendly

Blyth Spartans can announce that the new home and away shirts for the 2017/18 Vanarama National League North campaign will be available to buy prior to tomorrow’s pre-season friendly against South Shields. The official Supporters’ Club have taken delivery of the new kit earlier than expected and will now open the club shop at Croft Park from 12:30pm on Saturday July 29 – ahead of the visit of the Mariners…

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Reserves | Spartans host Northumbria Police in Charity Match

The newly formed Blyth Spartans reserve team will play host to Northumbria Police on Friday August 4 at Croft Park – raising money for the Scott Bell Fund and Motor Neurone Disease Association. Entry for the charity match will be free, but there will be buckets dotted around the ground and any contribution – no matter how large or small – will be welcome. Please come along and show your…

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Match Day Hospitality Special Offer Sees Spartans Slash Sponsors Price By 10%

To celebrate Blyth Spartans’ return to the Vanarama National League North, the club has decided to offer a 10% discount for hospitality packages for the opening two games of the season. For the visits of York City and Tamworth on Tuesday August 8 and Saturday August 12 respectively, sponsors places are available for just £36 per head. With the normal rate for this season being priced at £40 per head,…

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Announcement | Reserved Seating Available for Port of Blyth Stand

This season, Blyth Spartans supporters will have the opportunity to reserve a seat in the Port of Blyth Stand. After being approached by numerous fans, Spartans have decided to trial reserved seating in the main stand. Season ticket holders will be able – should they wish – to reserve a seat of their choice, which the club will mark up accordingly. Furthermore, non-season ticket holders will also be able to…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town Blyth Spartans fought back from two goals down against Morpeth Town in this pre-season friendly, but succumbed to a late winner from former Spartan Ben Sayer. Morpeth struck within 29 seconds through Sayer, before substitute Joe Walton doubled up on 36 minutes – after more poor…

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Announcement | Additional Stewards and Turnstile Operators required for National League North Campaign

Ahead of the 2017/18 Vanarama National League North campaign, Blyth Spartans are looking to recruit a number of additional turnstile operators and stewards for matches at Croft Park. With former league sides including York City, Stockport County and Kidderminster Harriers on the schedule for the Spartans this season, along with local derbies on the fixture list, recruitment of new stewards and turnstile operators is a necessity. The roles both include…

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