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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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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