• 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

Re-arranged fixtures | February schedule

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm the following fixtures have been re-arranged following recent postponements. AFC Fylde (A): Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm Alfreton Town (H): Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm This completes an extremely busy February for Michael Nelson’s side, who are scheduled to play SEVEN games. Our game with Leamington, due to take place on Saturday, February 6th, has been postponed following their progress in the FA…

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National League Statement | Winter Survival Package

The National League has held meetings with Member Clubs today to discuss further information regarding the Government’s Winter Survival Package. A presentation was given to Member Clubs at today’s meetings to assess various options. The National League wishes to place on record its gratitude for the approach of Member Clubs at each meeting. Interim General Manager of The National League, Mark Ives, has requested each Member Club to provide views…

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Club Statement | AFC Fylde fixture postponed

Blyth Spartans’ National League North fixture at AFC Fylde on Saturday (January 16th) is off following two positive Covid-19 tests in the home side’s camp. A revised date for the fixture will be announced in due course. We send our best wishes to those affected and hope they make a speedy recovery. Our next scheduled game is next Saturday (January 23rd) when we play host to Chester.

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Preview | AFC Fylde (A) | National League North

BY Stephen Burton  In association with LV BET After a disrupted start to 2021, Blyth Spartans are set for their first match of the New Year as they visit Mill Farm to take on promotion favourites AFC Fylde on Saturday. It’ll be Michael Nelson men’s first match since December 28th following postponements against Gateshead and Alfreton Town. TEAM NEWS  Dan Wilson, Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay could finally make their…

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Q&A | Questions answered by Executive Committee

Earlier this month, the Executive Committee invited questions from supporters with the club unable to host an open forum due to Covid-19 restrictions. These answers can now be viewed below. We thank everyone who took the time to send in questions and your continuous support and interest in Blyth Spartans AFC. Q1: What is the current financial situation of the club? EC: The National League has negotiated funding for its…

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Joint Statement | National League North clubs

When National League clubs agreed in October to start the season playing behind closed doors, this decision was based on reassurances that grants would be provided to compensate for essential revenue lost from fans not returning on 1st October. Had these assurances not been provided then many Clubs at our level may have taken the decision not to commence the season. Matchday revenue from supporters attending games and its associated…

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Postponed | Alfeton Town (H) | National League North

Our National League North fixture against Alfreton Town, due to take place this afternoon at Croft Park, has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.  We covered the pitch as best as possible but due to the adverse weather conditions and freezing temperatures overnight, the match referee deemed it unplayable.  A rescheduled date will be announced in due course.  Refunds to all those who purchased the live stream have been…

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Pitch Inspection | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

A pitch inspection will take place at 8am on Saturday morning to determine if our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park can go ahead.  The inspection has been called in line with the match referee in view of the adverse weather conditions and freezing forecast anticipated overnight.  With our visitors due to travel to Northumberland early morning, the arranged time allows us to make an official…

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Preview | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

Blyth Spartans will be hoping to kick off 2021 with a positive result as they welcome Alfreton Town to Croft Park. Despite suffering the blow of Paul Blackett returning to Gateshead, Michael Nelson welcomes three new faces with Dan Wilson, Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay joining last week. This is Blyth’s first game of the year after seeing their game at Gateshead on January 2nd postponed due to a positive…

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50/50 draw | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against Alfreton Town (January, Saturday 9th). It’s very easy to enter – supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the referee’s half-time whistle.  The draw will be made…

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