• Hospitality | Farsley Celtic (H)
  • Arrival | McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans
  • Departure | Robson leaves by mutual consent
  • Event | Join us in our Christmas celebrations
  • Hospitality | Chester (H)

Spartans U10s 11 Whitley Bay FC Ajax 2

The U10s went into this game quite confident against a team who hadn’t won a game all season.  However, I’m not sure if this confidence translated into nerves during the first quarter as this was fairly even until Besty got a goal near the end. However, the second quarter saw us take charge as Besty got another with Lewis P also getting one.  At the restart from this goal, our…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Stafford Rangers 0 (Match Report)

Saturday 21st November FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round Attendance – 442   Blyth Spartans – Jack Norton, Stephen Harrison, Darren Craddock, Michael Tait, Gareth Williams, Rikki Bains, Mark Doninger, Stephen Turnbull, Paul Brayson, Ian Graham, John Alexander. Subs not used –Simon Todd, Josh Gillies, James Marwood, John Brackstone & Mark Bell. Stafford Rangers – Lee Evans, Ashley Wooliscroft, Richard Vauls (sub Jon Patrick 32 mins), Tom Thorley, Bobby Wilson, Jermaine…

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FA Cup Shirt Presentation

Prior to yesterday’s FA Trophy game with Stafford Rangers, the Supporters Club presented two very special Spartans shirts to the Social Club to be displayed on the wall in the bar. The No. 12 shirt is the one worn by Ged Dalton, when scoring the winner on that magical night when the Spartans defeated AFC Bournemouth. The No. 2 shirt is the shirt worn by Spartans’ Captain John Waterson during…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Stafford Rangers 0 (Match Reaction)

In the dressing room at half time during Blyth Spartans’ game on Saturday at home to Stafford Rangers Blyth manager Mick Tait suggested that his players must pick themselves up by their own bootlaces, demanding at least 10% more effort from his players. But bizarrely it was bootlaces which were partly responsible when the second half kicked off with only nine Blyth men having taken to the pitch. This scenario…

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Blyth Spartans 2 Stafford Rangers 0 (Merit Marks)

Detailed below are the marks for the Blyth Spartans v Stafford Rangers match played on Saturday 21st November 2009. The merit marks were awarded by Martin Hunter. Team 1. Jack Norton – 6/10 2. Stephen Harrison – 7/10 3. Darren Craddock – 7/10 4. Michael Tait – 8/10 5. Gareth Williams – 8/10 6. Rikki Bains – 8/10 7. Mark Doninger – 7/10 8. Stephen Turnbull – 8/10 9. Paul…

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New Signings for the Spartans

Blyth Spartans can announce the signing of former Newcastle United winger James Marwood and Jarrow Roofing striker Michael Hepplewhite. Marwood, 19, is the son of former Arsenal and Sheffield Wednesday player Brian and is a fast winger, who provides of good crosses and is capable of shooting from distance. He was a member of the Newcastle United side that defeated Blyth in the Northumberland Senior Cup at St James’ Park….

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