Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Alfreton Town

14th August 2021

Blyth Spartans got their 2021-22 National League North campaign underway at Croft Park in front of a crowd of 1200+. After a balanced first half, a brace from JJ O’Donnell in the second half secured all three points for the Spartans. A selection of images from the game by Bill Broadley.

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Alfreton Town | National League North | 21/22

14th August 2021

BY Joe Buck In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 14th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-0 ALFRETON TOWN A second-half brace from JJ O’Donnell secured Blyth Spartans an impressive 2-0 victory in their National League North opener against Alfreton Town with 1,260 supporters inside Croft Park. A thoroughly professional second-half in defence, combined with some scintillating attacking play from Blyth, secured the home-side victory against…

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Preview | Alfreton Town | National League North | 21/22

12th August 2021

Competitive football makes its long-awaited return to Croft Park on Saturday as Blyth Spartans take on Alfreton Town in their National League North opener. Michael Nelson’s side enjoyed a strong pre-season, culminating in a 5-1 thrashing of Northern Premier League newcomers Stockton Town last weekend. Josh Gillies and Robbie Dale grabbed a brace each before Connor Thomson scored a late goal to end Spartans’ preseason in style. A number of…

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Club Statement | Spartans to hold minutes silence

26th July 2021

The club has been contacted by a number of supporters with the devastating news that several long-term fans have sadly passed away over the last 18 months. Covid-19 restrictions have meant funeral arrangements have also been curtailed with only limited numbers allowed to attend. To allow everyone associated with Blyth Spartans AFC to pay their respect, we will be holding a minutes silence at our opening home game against Alfreton…

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21/22 fixtures | Spartans host Alfreton in season opener

7th July 2021

Blyth Spartans begin their 2021/22 National League North campaign with a home fixture against Alfreton Town.  It all gets underway on Saturday, August 14 when Billy Heath’s Alfreton visit Croft Park.  Spartans travel to Kidderminster Harriers for their first away trip before ending the opening month of August against AFC Telford United at home and Farsley Celtic away.  Blyth host Darlington in one of six North East derbies on Saturday, September 11. The…

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Re-arranged fixtures | February schedule

21st January 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm the following fixtures have been re-arranged following recent postponements. AFC Fylde (A): Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm Alfreton Town (H): Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm This completes an extremely busy February for Michael Nelson’s side, who are scheduled to play SEVEN games. Our game with Leamington, due to take place on Saturday, February 6th, has been postponed following their progress in the FA…

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Postponed | Alfeton Town (H) | National League North

9th January 2021

Our National League North fixture against Alfreton Town, due to take place this afternoon at Croft Park, has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.  We covered the pitch as best as possible but due to the adverse weather conditions and freezing temperatures overnight, the match referee deemed it unplayable.  A rescheduled date will be announced in due course.  Refunds to all those who purchased the live stream have been…

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Pitch Inspection | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

A pitch inspection will take place at 8am on Saturday morning to determine if our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park can go ahead.  The inspection has been called in line with the match referee in view of the adverse weather conditions and freezing forecast anticipated overnight.  With our visitors due to travel to Northumberland early morning, the arranged time allows us to make an official…

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Preview | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

Blyth Spartans will be hoping to kick off 2021 with a positive result as they welcome Alfreton Town to Croft Park. Despite suffering the blow of Paul Blackett returning to Gateshead, Michael Nelson welcomes three new faces with Dan Wilson, Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay joining last week. This is Blyth’s first game of the year after seeing their game at Gateshead on January 2nd postponed due to a positive…

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