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Blyth Back Bid!

The campaign to bring the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ to England is underway. The Bid Book is submitted in May 2010, after which FIFA will assess the bids, before making a decision in December 2010 and Blyth Spartans are backing the campaign to bring the World Cup to England! The club could also benefit from a successful campaign as Croft Park, the home of the Spartans, was mentioned (albeit only…

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Pre Season Training Has Started

Today (Saturday) saw the Blyth Spartans squad in for their first pre season training session, with new manager Mick Tait sending the boys out on a swift run along to the beach. The majority of the remaining members of last season’s squad were in evidence as well as new signings Ian Graham, Stephen Turnbull and Darren Craddock. Also in attendance were a couple of trialists, who Mick will be running…

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Final Pre-Season Friendlies Arranged

Blyth Spartans can announce 2 further pre-season fixtures. On Saturday the 11th of July we face a visit from DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC here at Croft Park with a 3pm kick off. Saturday the 1st of August will see Blyth make the short trip to play Dunston Federation, again with a 3pm kick off. This will complete the fixtures for this year. The full pre-season programme can be found here

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Supporters Club Meeting Minutes (Pre Season)

Date/Time: 25 June 2009 @ 19.00 Present: Andrew Westgarth, Jeff Young, Anthony Seghini, Deborah Wall, Martin Hunter, Dave Charlton, Bobby Bell, Derek Birdsey, Scott Dewhurst, Dave Wall and Brian Bell Apologies: None Correspondence: Usual array of bills, orders and requests One letter requesting to join the Supporters Club Committee (As there are two vacancies MH to publish advert on website) Shop: Retail unit looks like it will go ahead in…

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The Spartans Needs You!

The Supporters Club has a couple of vancancies on its committee and is looking for volunteers to fill up the positions. More details of what we do are included in the ‘About Us’ section which can be found on the left hand menu, but basically we are looking for people willing to come up with ideas and help us out in role of providing support for the Football Club. Should…

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Icelandic Spartan

The above photo shows Nick Kinghorn proudly displaying his Spartans scarf on his Icelandic Trek in September 2008. The four day trek, which took in mountains, volcanos and lava fields, was done to raise over £2,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Part of the money was raised by SpartansFans who took part in the Spartanszone FC match last summer.

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Conference Statement – Setanta

The Football Conference have released the following statement to member clubs, as stated the loss of sponsorship money at this stage of the season will have a significant impact on all club budgets particularly those in The Conference Premier. All at Blyth Spartans owe a special depth of gratitude to Setanta and the Setanta personnel, who became our friends, working so closely with us last season, giving us and “supporters”…

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Kingsway Stand

The Club can confirm that the construction of a roof over the Kingsway End will be completed before the beginning of the coming season, it will be the same basic design as the Plessey End and will be fully funded by Blyth Spartans, as well as improving facilities for supporters it is another step in the on going development of Croft Park. The Club is currently looking for sponsors for…

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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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