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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50/50 draw | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

8th January 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against Alfreton Town (January, Saturday 9th). It’s very easy to enter – supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the referee’s half-time whistle.  The draw will be made…

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Programme | Issue #9 | Alfreton Town (H)

8th January 2021

Issue #9 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome Alfreton Town to Northumberland on Saturday (January 9th), hoping to mark their first game of 2021 with three points.  Sadly, supporters remained locked out of Croft Park after the government announced latest lockdown measures, but Elite Sport will go ahead as normal.  And once, the club’s media team is trying its best to bring…

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Live Stream | Alfreton Town (H) | National League North

7th January 2021

A live stream will be in operation for Blyth Spartans’ National League North game with Alfreton Town on Saturday (January 9th).  Elite Sport will go ahead as planned despite another national lockdown and Spartans home fixtures are available to watch from home.  Next up at Croft Park is Alfreton – Blyth’s first opponents of 2021.  Streaming passes are priced at £8.  To watch, all you need to do is register…

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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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