Departure | Wrightson leaves Blyth Spartans

16th July 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm Adam Wrightson has left the club.  Wrightson, last month, was offered fresh terms to stay at Croft Park for the upcoming season but turned down the club’s original offer.  And due to lack of contact with the player since, the club has reluctantly withdrawn its offer.  Wrightson departs Spartans having made 131 appearances in total and scoring 13 goals since joining from Gateshead in the…


Report | Valiant Spartans suffer Brackley defeat

8th March 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, March 7, 2020 BRACKLEY TOWN 5-2 BLYTH SPARTANS A valiant Blyth Spartans suffered a 5-2 defeat at promotion-chasing Brackley Town in Michael Nelson’s first game in charge.  It was a result that certainly didn’t reflect Spartans’ overall performance having deservedly led at half-time courtesy of Leighton McIntosh first goal for the club. Unfortunately, as the…


Report | Spartans secure point against 2nd place Chester

19th October 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, October 19th, 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-2 Chester Blyth Spartans delivered an excellent performance – earning a hard- fought point at home against second-placed Chester. Chester took the lead in the third minute when Danny Elliot’s free-kick deflected past Mark Foden into the back of the net. Blyth soon equalised when Michael Sweet…


Retained | Wrightson joins quartet in staying at Blyth

28th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that FIVE of last season squad has re-signed for the club. Robert Dale, 34, returns to the club for the 15th consecutive season. Now the club’s record holder for appearances with 643 he’ll look to add to the impressive mark. Joining him in the Spartans dressing room will be central defender Ryan Hutchinson who returns after missing the entire 2018/19 season with a knee…


Match Report | Stockport County 1-3 Blyth Spartans

14th October 2017

Report by Stuart Dick In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Vanarama National League North Saturday October 14 2017   Stockport County 1-3 Blyth Spartans Injury time strikes from substitutes Michael Liddle and Jarrett Rivers condemned Stockport County to their first home defeat in eleven months as Spartans consolidate the third spot in the Vanarama National League North. County had taken a 30th minute lead when Sean…


Reserves | Spartans Open with Two Victories in Northern Alliance Campaign

18th August 2017

Blyth Spartans second string sit top of the Team Valley Carpets Northern Alliance Division Two with victories over Winlaton Vulcans and Prudhoe Youth Club FC Seniors. A brace from forward Karl Lazzari, coupled with a strike from Peter Murray and a Prudhoe own goal saw Spartans Reserves win their first ever competitive fixture 4-0. Then – in front of a crowd of 107 at Croft Park – Lazzari was on…


Spartans Boss Armstrong Looking to Build on Pre-Season Opener

10th July 2017

Blyth Spartans boss Alun Armstrong described the pre-season opener with EBAC Northern League Division One side West Auckland Town as a ‘great workout’ in a hard fought 1-1 draw. Armstrong’s side – which featured seven trialists over the course of the game – took the lead on the stroke of half time, through the lively Adam Wrightson. But a 78th minute spot kick from former Spennymoor Town striker Nathan Fisher…


New Signings Speak

29th March 2017

  Speaking after his permanent signing from Gateshead, Adam Wrightson gave his thoughts on Blyth Spartans and the atmosphere in the squad at the moment. “I’m very happy to be here. It’s somewhere new and that brings a new challenge. There’s no better place and obviously it’s nice to be playing games. “The atmosphere in the squad is fantastic, everyone is very upbeat. The results from other teams are going…


Arrivals | Spartans Make Twin Signings

23rd March 2017

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce a twin singing with the news that Adam Wrightson has signed permanently for the club form Gateshead as well as securing the services of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald from Gateshead. Wrightson, has been on loan at the club since the middle of January and saw his loan spell extended in February. However, after Gateshead agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, the youngster…