Alun Armstrong: “We’ve played a lot better and lost.”

2nd September 2018

Alun Armstrong was in a jubilant mood yesterday evening after goals from Sean Reid and Jarrett Rivers secured Spartans’ second win of the season against a very competitive Altrincham side. Reid and Lewis Horner combined to give the hosts a 25th minute lead, which was cancelled out by Josh Hancocks tidy finish within 60 second. Rivers became the hero on 82 minutes when he rifled the ball into the roof…

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Jarrett Rivers: Togetherness key in Altrincham victory

2nd September 2018

Match-winner Jarrett Rivers hailed the togetherness of the Blyth Spartans squad after securing their second victory of the season against Altrincham. Rivers’ first goal of the campaign could not have arrived at a better time as he fired Spartans into a 2-1 lead with less than 10 minutes remaining. It was all-square at the break when Sean Reid put Alun Armstrong’s men in front, though it took the visitors just…

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Match Report | Late Rivers Strike Stuns Altrincham

1st September 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday September 1 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Altrincham Blyth managed to overcome tough opponents Altrincham 2-1 thanks to goals from Sean Reid and Jarrett Rivers to give Blyth Spartans their second win of the season. Blyth opened the scoring in the 25th minute when Sean Reid and Lewis Horner played some great passing…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2 Altrincham 3

10th December 2016

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy replay between Blyth Spartans and Altrincham, which saw the visitors dump Blyth out of the cup thanks to a great first half performance and a three nil lead at half time. Although the Spartans made a great come back in the second half pulling back two goals, it just wasn’t enough to save the tie.

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham

10th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday December 10 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham Spartans nearly completed a famous comeback with a late flurry in this entertaining Buildbase FA Trophy replay, but three first half goals for Altrincham gave Blyth too much to do in a 3-2 defeat. A well-taken brace from Sean Miller put the…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Altrincham

9th December 2016

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY THIRD QUALIFYING ROUND REPLAY Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Saturday December 10 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £5 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth face Altrincham once again on Saturday, in their Buildabase FA Trophy replay – following a…

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Match Preview | Altrincham v Blyth Spartans

6th December 2016

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY THIRD QUALIFYING ROUND Venue: J. Davison Stadium, Moss Lane, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8AP. Date: Tuesday December 6. Kick Off: 7.45pm. SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults £5 – Concessions TEAM NEWS Blyth will hope to continue their Buildbase FA Trophy campaign on Tuesday evening, when they make the trip to Altrincham. Hopefully, it will be third time lucky for Alun Armstrong’s…

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Spartans Trophy Tie Postponed Again

Blyth Spartans’ Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Altrincham has once again fallen foul of the weather – after a late pitch inspection. A 5pm pitch inspection found that the pitch was frozen in “small parts,” leading to the Third Qualifying Round tie being postponed for a second time. Altricham have advertised that the tie will now take place on Tuesday December 6, but that is subject to official confirmation.

29th November 2016
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