Report | Spartans play Stockport in FA Trophy after Alfreton win

3rd December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Alfreton Town 1-3 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans set up a FA Trophy First Round encounter with Stockport County following an impressive 3-1 at Alfreton Town.  The result was more than just the prospect of a trip to a National League side, it was all about the reaction…

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Interview | Boro loanee Hemming discusses Blyth debut

24th November 2019

BY Jack Cunningham Debutant Zach Hemming feels he had a good debut in between the Blyth Spartans sticks during the 1-1 FA Trophy with Alfreton Town.  Hemming joined until the end of the season from Middlesbrough on a youth loan deal – which means that he will also be available to play for Boro’s under-23 side. The 19-year-old was previously with Hartlepool United, but his parent club decided to recall…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town

23rd November 2019

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round game between Blyth Spartans and Alfreton Town, which saw the Spartans take a first half lead thanks to a Michael Sweet goal, before the visitors equalised 8 minutes from time to take the game to a replay on Tuesday night at Alfreton.

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Report | FA Trophy replay required as Spartans draw

23rd November 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 23rd 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town A late equaliser from Harvey Grice meant Blyth Spartans had to settle for a replay on Tuesday for a chance to be in the next round of the FA Trophy. Spartans opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Rhys Evans whipped in…

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Preview | Alfreton will be a ‘great barometer’ says Clark

22nd November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark says Saturday’s FA Trophy clash with Alfreton Town will be a “great barometer” to see how far his team have come since the start of the season.  Clark’s men begin their FA Trophy campaign at home to their National League North counterparts, having already faced The Reds this campaign.  During Clark’s second game in-charge, Spartans were beaten comfortably by Alfreton at the Impact Arena, however…

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FA Trophy R3Q | Spartans at home to Alfreton

11th November 2019

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to National League North counterparts Alfreton Town in the FA Trophy Third Round qualifying.  Spartans enter the competition for the first time this season having reached the last 16 during the 2018/19 campaign – suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat at finalists Leyton Orient. Lee Clark’s will welcome Alfreton to Croft Park on Saturday, November 23 with the winner receiving £3,750 and the loser…

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Match Report | Dale’s Landmark Strike Secures Point

6th January 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday January 5th 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town Robbie Dale got his 200th goal for Spartans in a heated game that ended in a draw that continues Blyth’s unbeaten run to 12 games. Alfreton opened the scoring in the 33rd minute when Tom Allan headed home a corner. Spartans equalised in the…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 1-1 Alfreton Town

6th January 2019

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from todays’ game between Blyth Spartans and Alfreton Town which saw the Spartans extend their unbeaten run to 12 games in a scrappy match. The highlight of the game was Robbie Dales 200th Spartan goal from a direct free kick.

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Match Preview | Alfreton Town

4th January 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 5th January 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans return to Croft Park for their fifth game in 14 days as they host Alfreton Town in the Vanarama…

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Armstrong: “I’m down to the bare bones”

19th August 2018

Blyth Spartans boss Alun Armstrong is baffled by the ‘longest injury list he’s ever see after Spartans lost a fourth centre-half of the season in side’s 3-1 defeat to Alfreton Town. Hartlepool United loanee Aaron Cunningham – who put in a man of the match performance on Wednesday evening at Darlington – suffered an ankle injury early in the second half with Spartans level with The Reds adding to a…

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