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Spartans at 28/1 to storm to title!

League sponsors Blue Square have the Spartans down as 28/1 to win the Blue Square North title this year. Alfreton Town, who have former Spartans defender Richard Pell in their ranks this season are rated as joint favourites with AFC Telford and ‘big spending’ Fleetwood Town at 6/1. The breakdown of the odds is as follows: – Blue Square North Odds – 2009/2010 Team Odds AFC Telford 6/1 Alfreton Town…

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New Faces At Croft Park

After securing the services of assistant coach Adam Sadler, Blyth Spartans are happy to announce the following new signings for the 2009/10 season. Ian Graham (ex Newcastle Benfield), Darren Craddock (ex Newcastle Blue Star), Stephen Turnbull (ex Gateshead) and Michael Tait (ex Newcastle Blue Star, pictured at the bottom of page) and have all been signed today. Along with these signings for the playing squad, the club are also able…

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Hollyoaks Charity Match A Great Success

Yesterday’s charity match between Galaxy Spartans and Hollyoaks, that was watched by 2,408 supporters, has raised over £5,500.00 for The Children’s Foundation. The Children’s Foundation is a regional charity committed to improving the health of children in North East England. Blyth Spartans Football Club, Galaxy Radio and, of course, The Children’s Foundation wish to thank the cast of Hollyoaks and all of those who turned out on Sunday in support…

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Mick appoints his Assistant

Mick Tait has appointed Adam Sadler as his assistant, he was goalkeeping coach and then reserve team coach at Newcastle United until he left in September 2008. Adam, who is well connected through out the game, will bring a wealth of experience to the club. The club, and we are sure all the supporters, welcome Adam and wish him well in his new role.

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Exec Committee Minutes (15 Jun 2009)

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEETING OF BLYTH SPARTANS AFC HELD ON MONDAY 15th OF JUNE 2009. Present; A. Platten, K. Scott, I. Evans, G.Young, S. Ord & C. Baxter. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING. The minutes of the last meeting (1st of June) were approved. MATTERS ARISING. · With regards to training facilities IKE reported that the Blyth College have now said that they cannot accommodate us after all. IKE has…

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The Spartans will play the Spartans

The draw for the semi finals of the Spartans Tournament was made today at Ainslie Park. The first game on July 18th will see SPL side Hamilton play SFL Division 2 winners Raith Rovers. The 2nd game will see the battle of the Spartans as we play Conference North side Blyth Spartans. The two losing teams will play in a 3rd/4th place play off on the 19th with the two…

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Spartans pick up National Game Award

As revealed in today’s Non League Paper the Spartans have been awarded a 2008-2009 National Game Award for “FA Cup Run of the Year”. The article includes quotes from Chairman Tony Platten and pictures Tony and Vice Chairman Kevin Scott receiving the award from the FA’s Kelly Simmons at the Birmingham NEC. Another Spartans related award saw ex-Spartans goalkeeper Adam Bartlett pick up the “Goalkeeper of the Year” award. Well…

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Challenge Cup Update

Blyth Spartans can confirm that once the draw for the Challenge Cup has been made, Blyth will feature in the second game on Saturday the 18th of July kicking off at 3.30pm. The club have requested accommodation details from the organisers. Once this information has been received a further announcement will be made.

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Season Tickets 2009/2010

Season tickets for the 2009/10 season will go on sale from tomorrow (Wednesday) and will be available weekdays from 10 AM to 12.30 PM from the Croft Park main office. The tickets, priced at £170.00 adult and £90.00 concession, will gain you access to each of the 21 home Conference North league matches plus free entry, on match days, to the Port of Blyth stand should you wish to use…

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