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Port of Blyth POTM – Apr 2009

GARETH WILLIAMS – APRIL 2009 The season ends with the player who was chosen for the first Port of Blyth Player of the Month also winning the final award as Gareth Williams picks up the award for April 2009. The last few games of the season saw the Spartans pull away from trouble and the captain played no small part in this resurgence to cap another fine season in Spartans…

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SpartansFans Young Player of the Season 2008/09

SPARTANSFANS YOUNG PLAYER OF THE SEASON – SHAUN REAY The first ever winner of the SpartansFans Young Player of the Year goes to striker Shaun Reay. The forward joined the Spartans midway through the season from Darlington, following an unsuccessful spell at Harrogate Town and his debut saw him change the game against Sheffield FC in the FA Cup. More was to follow as the ‘upfronter’ achieved national fame when…

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SpartansFans Player of the Season 2008/09

SPARTANSFANS PLAYER OF THE SEASON – CHRIS MCCABE Now that the season has been completed, the winner of the SpartansFans Player of the Season can be announced and for the second time in the four years that the competition has been running, the honour is awarded to midfield lynchpin Chris McCabe. Hugely important to the way that the Spartans play, the midfielder has played a key role in our survival…

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SpartansFans POTM – Apr 2009

ROBERT DALE – APRIL 2009 The winner of the final SpartansFans Player of the Month goes to Robert Dale. The month started poorly for the Spartans and following the three defeats their Blue Square North status was seriously in jeopardy, but the enigmatic Dale stepped up to the plate when he was needed to steer the Spartans to safety. The highlight of the month (and probably the league campaign) being…

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Green (and White) Baize

As a follow up to the popular “Spartans Abroad” section of the website, we are keen for photos to be emailed to us which show SpartansFans showing their support for the mighty Spartans in places of interest in the UK as well, one such photo has been received from SpartansFan Tom Crane, who was a spectator at the 2009 World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Should you have a story or…

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Spartans U9s 0 Howden Rockets 2

This was always going to be Spartans’ hardest game of the season and a win would guarantee us second place in the league.  However, we were put under pressure from the start against a very skilfull Howden Rockets side.  Despite the pressure and some good chances from Howden, Spartans had a few chances too.  However, half time saw deadlock at 0-0.  Spartans started the second half the stronger side and took…

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Kiwi Spartan

The final game of the season against Burscough, also marked the last Blyth match for longtime SpartansFan Mick Scott before he emigrates to New Zealand in June. Mick, who wrote the “and then the corner flag fell down” book detailing his Spartans life, has followed the Spartans up and down the country for years and his famous ‘lobster song’ is a must for any away game. To mark his final…

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Burscough 2 Blyth Spartans 3 (SpartansFans Gallery)

A photo gallery of the SpartansFans who attended the Burscough away game. The game marked the end of the 2008/2009 campaign and saw about 200 Spartans head over to the North West to cheer the lads on. Should you be interested in travelling away with the Supporters Clubs to future matches, please use this link

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