• Sponsors | Boreham Wood
  • Extension | Jordan Watson commits until 2020
  • Extension | Michael Liddle signs up until 2020
  • Arrival | Laing back in the fold as Spartans Strengthen
  • Away Travel | Leyton Orient vs Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans 0 Vauxhall Motors 1 (Match Report)

Saturday 4th April 2009 Blue Square North Blyth Spartans 0 Vauxhall Motors 1 Attendance – 519 Blyth Spartans: Mark Bell, Kenny Boyle, Alex Gildea, John Brackstone, Richard Pell (sub Andrew Leeson 81 mins), Simon Todd,  Gary Brown (sub Ged Dalton 68 mins), Stuart Banks, Rob Dale, Marc Walton, Anthony Shandran (sub Shaun Reay 68 mins).Subs not used: Adam Laidlaw & Paul Farman  Spartans fell behind after only 30 seconds! James…

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Spartans U9s 4 KYPC Panthers 1 – Match Report

This turned out to be a very tough game against an opposition who had improved since our last meeting.  The game started with both sides having fairly even possession, but it was Spartans who opened the scoring.  Joe Todd took a corner from the right and a Panther defender was unlucky to knock it into his own net at the near post.  This allowed Spartans to settle a little bit…

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Blyth Spartans 1 Redditch United 0 (Match Report)

Tuesday 31st March 2009 Blue Square North Blyth Spartans 1 Redditch United 0 Attendance – 586 Blyth Spartans: Mark Bell, Kenny Boyle, Alex Gildea, Gareth Williams, Richard Pell, John Brackstone, Adrian Webster (sub Simon Todd 87 mins),  Anthony Shandran (sub Shaun Reay 68 mins), Rob Dale, Marc Walton, Gary Brown. Subs not used: Stuart Banks, Adam Laidlaw & Paul Farman Spartans picked up 3 more points in this relegation battle…

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Post Vauxhall Motors Reaction

Blyth Spartans went in to Saturday’s game at home to Vauxhall Motors on the back of a decent run which has seen them claw their way up to fifth off bottom in the League and nearer to certain safety from the threat of relegation. But a hesitant performance which lacked any real cutting edge resulted in a 1-0 nil defeat and saw them drop back to fourth off bottom –…

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Well done Whitley Bay

Yesterday’s 1-1 draw at Lowestoft Town saw Northern League side Whitley Bay FC progress to the final of the FA Vase at Wembley Stadium, that will see the Seasiders face Glossop North End (10 May 2009). The Bay side is managed by ex-Spartan Ian Chandler, who has Steve Cuggy and Glen Martin in his backroom team. The Spartans connection doesn’t end there as striker Phill Bell and ‘keeper Terry Burke…

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Away Travel to Burscough (25 Apr 2009)

The supporters’ club are looking into running a couple of buses to Burscough on 25 April 2009 for the final league game of our 2008/2009 Blue Square North campaign. The coach will leave Croft Park, Blyth at 9am (additional pick ups and drop offs can be arranged but this must be done with prior notification) and the cost of the bus will be £15 for adults with children under 14…

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Blyth Spartans 0 Vauxhall Motors 1 (More Photos)

A selection of match action photos of Blyth Spartans’ game against Vauxhall Motors by Bill Broadley, including the 30 second goal……………………………………….   ^Lee Furlong looks on as his shot finds the back of the Spartans net after only 30 seconds     ^Anthony Shandran is overpowered by Vauxhall duo Chris Noone(10) and Tom Hannigan     ^Marc Walton tussles with Alan Griffiths, for the ball     ^Gary Brown and…

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Supporters Club Meeting Minutes (Apr 2009)

Date/Time: 4 April 2009 @ 12.30 Present: Andrew Westgarth, Jeff Young, Brian Bell, Anthony Seghini, Deborah Wall, Martin Hunter, Bobby Bell, Scott Dewhurst and Derek Birdsey Apologies: Dave Wall and Dave Charlton Correspondence: Various bills have been received and actioned Shop: Various stock items have been received, we are still awaiting delivery of quite a bit of stock Retail unit looks like it will go ahead in the next month…

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Sportsman Dinner a huge success!

The 2009 Sportsman Dinner, held on Friday 3 April 2009, proved to be a huge hit. The sell out dinner with guest speaker, ex Everton and England defender Dave Watson, comedian Mick Munroe and compere Graham Forster was thoroughly enjoyed by the 130 guests, which included the Spartans management team of Harry Dunn and Graham Fenton, as well as captain Gareth Williams (who was able to enjoy the event due…

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