Departure | Cunningham Returns to Hartlepool United

6th January 2019

Defender Aaron Cunningham has returned to Hartlepool United after his loan spell with Blyth came to an end. The 21-year old was signed at the start of the season when Blyth suffered a number of injuries at the centre-back position and immediately made a name for himself in a 1-1 draw with Darlington – picking up the man of the match award. In total the centre back made 17 appearances…

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Match Report | Second Half Spartans Salvage Spennymoor Stalemate

1st January 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday January 1 2019 Spennymoor Town 2-2 Blyth Spartans Two goals in three minutes from Aaron Cunningham and Sean Reid secured a vital point for Blyth Spartans at Brewery Field. Cunningham’s 60th minute strike from a Michael Liddle corner gave Blyth a lifeline before Jamie Chandler felled Dan Maguire in the penalty area,…

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Defensive crisis deepens for Spartans

20th August 2018

Alun Armstrong was left ruing “the worst injury list” he’s ever seen after Aaron Cunningham suffered an ankle injury in Saturday 3-1 defeat at Alfreton Town. The Hartlepool United loanee – who has impressed during his three game in the side – was forced off with the score at 1-1 early in the second half, forcing a re-jig of the side. “It’s looks like he’s rolled his ankle,” suggested Armstrong…

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Aaron Cunningham: “We deserved our point given how hard we worked”

16th August 2018

Aaron Cunningham is settling in well at Blyth Spartans and believes they deserved their point against Darlington based on how hard they worked. Cunningham, on loan from Hartlepool United until January, played his second consecutive 90 minutes in which the Quakers had two goals disallowed, hit the woodwork twice and directed a few chances inches past the post. However, after being under the cosh for virtually the full second-half, Cunningham…

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Match Report | Spartans throw bodies on line to earn a point at Darlington

16th August 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Wednesday, August 15 2018 Darlington 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans drew for only the third time this year – throwing their bodies on the line to deny Darlington a second-half winner and earn a point their commitment merited. There was perhaps an element of luck to Alun Armstrong’s side dogged performance as the…

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Arrival | Centre-half Aaron Cunningham signs on loan from Hartlepool United

1st August 2018

Blyth Spartans are happy to announce the loan signing of centre-back Aaron Cunningham from Hartlepool United. Cunningham, 20, joins the club until January 2019 and provides some much-needed cover at the heart of the defence with Jordan Watson still nearing full fitness and Ryan Hutchinson expected to miss the entire 2018-19 campaign. He played the full 90 minutes against Gateshead on Saturday, but will miss Spartans opening two games through…

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