Match Preview | Youthful Spartans face Magpies test

4th February 2019

NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP QUARTER-FINAL   Venue: Whitley Park, Newcastle Date: Tuesday February 5 2019 Kick Off: 7.30pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Blyth Live   ADMISSION Adults – £4 Concessions – £2   After a bruising encounter against Leyton Orient on Saturday afternoon, Blyth Spartans return to action in the Northumberland Senior Cup to take on Newcastle United U23’s. Alun Armstrong will rest the entire starting XI who played…

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Alun Armstrong | Blyth’s support at Leyton Orient is the best i’ve seen

2nd February 2019

Alun Armstrong has heaped praise on the travelling Green Army – admitting it’s the best he’s ever seen as Blyth Spartans manager.  The excellent 289 Blyth fans were dealt a cruel blow in the 84th-minute as Jamie Turley headed home a Leyton Orient winner,  preventing a FA Trophy last 16 replay at Croft Park on Tuesday. The away supporters out-sang the Orient-faithful throughout the afternoon before passionately showing their appreciation…

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Match Preview | Hereford FC

25th January 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 26th 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 have extended their unbeaten run to 14-games but will be eager to begin turning draws into victories when Hereford visit…

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Match Preview | Bradford (Park Avenue)

18th January 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Horsfall Stadium, Bradford Date: Saturday 19th January 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £9 Students – £7 Under 16’s – £2 By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans return to league action this Saturday with a relatively short trip to Bradford (Park Avenue). Alun Armstrong’s side will be looking to continue their impressive 13-game unbeaten run…

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Extension | Michael Liddle signs up until 2020

16th January 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Michael Liddle has decided to extend his stay at Croft Park until 2020. The 29-year-old’s contract was due for renewal at the end of this season and Alun Armstrong has worked quickly to extend the defender’s contract. The former Sunderland Academy graduate has made 98 appearances in his Blyth Spartans career to date, notching three goals and is over the moon to be…

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Arrival | Laing back in the fold as Spartans Strengthen

15th January 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the return of centre-back Louis Laing to the club. The defender played four games for Spartans this season after a plethora of injuries befell the Spartans back line. But the 25-year-old had looked to secure an international transfer, but as soon as it fell through he was back on the phone to Alun Amrstrong. “I had a little time to think about what I…

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A Message from Ian Watson

14th January 2019

“I’d like to thank everyone at Blyth, it’s been nothing but an absolute pleasure and I’ve loved every second of it. “The supporters who follow the club all over the country have been brilliant with me since day one, I speak for all the lads when I say playing at Croft park when the fans get behind the team is something else. “I’m going to miss them moments. I’d like…

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Departure | Busted takes No.2 role at Gateshead

14th January 2019

Blyth Spartans can now announce the departure of Ian Watson who has taken on the assistant manager role at National League side Gateshead. The popular left-back has been a vital part of the dressing room and coaching staff at Spartans since returning in the summer of 2017, and will be a big miss. ‘Busted’ has made 90 appearances for Blyth Spartans in his two spells with the club, scoring on…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1-0 Boreham Wood

13th January 2019

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the first ever meeting between Blyth Spartans and Boreham Wood of the National League, which saw Dan Maguire score his 150th club goal to put the Spartans through to the last 16 of the FA Trophy and extend the clubs unbeaten run to 13 games. Robbie Dale also made his 625th game for Spartans to join Eddie Alder as the clubs leading…

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