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Spartans Announce New Manager!

PRESS RELEASE 9 May 2009 Blyth Spartans have announced a replacement for manager Harry Dunn who left the club at the end of the season. Mick Tait, the former Hartlepool and Darlington boss, takes over the Croft Park club with immediate effect. “We are absolutely delighted that Mick has agreed to join us,” said Spartans Chairman Tony Platten. “He brings a wealth of experience and much enthusiasm which will help…

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Reminder: Presentation Evening Friday 8th May

The annual Players’ Presentation evening will take place in the Blyth Spartans Social Club on Friday 8th May with presentations starting at 20:00. The event also includes a free buffet and Disco. Awards presented include:- Players’ Player of the Year Supporters Club Player of the Year SpartansFans.co.uk Player of the Year SpartansFans.co.uk Young Player of the Year The Tom Hedley Award The Golden Boot Award Dräger Player of the Season…

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Spartans U9s at the NFA Charter Standard Super Festival

Sunday 3rd May, saw the U9s at Corbridge playing in the NFA Charter Standard Super Festival. This was a “non-competitive” tournament with prizes given to teams based upon fair play and the support of the FA Respect campaign.  Although scores were not kept and results did not count, in the round robin matches we won five matches  and drew our sixth.  However, in an extra match that was added as the festival…

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Harry Dunn’s Managerial Record

Following the club’s decision not renew the contract of Harry Dunn, we have had a request from a SpartansFan for a breakdown of Harry’s record over his two managerial spells at the club. These are as follows: – ALL GAMES Season Played Won Drew Lost For Against Points 1994 – 1995 61 37 13 11 133 84 1995 – 1996 6 3 0 3 9 11 2004 – 2005 38…

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Spartans U10’s Season Update

Pictured above are the U10s squad, with our biggest fan Ben Smith (centre). A good season by everyone and the team is continuing to improve. We have played some good football this year with the comment of the season coming from the Ponteland Manager who said “If you weren’t playing against us, I could have watched your lads all day” They finished the Autumn League in 5th place and because…

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Chairman’s Statement

A STATEMENT FROM MR. TONY PLATTEN, CHAIRMAN OF BLYTH SPARTANS AFC Following a Board meeting last night (Monday) I can announce, on behalf of the Directors, that the Club will not be renewing the contract of manager Harry Dunn. Harry’s 2-year contract finished at the end of the season. The Board fully recognise Harry’s achievements at Blyth, most notably, in getting the Club promoted to the Blue Square North three…

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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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