Southport H | The biggest game in over 40 years for Spartans

26th April 2019

Saturday is a massive day in the history of Blyth Spartans – for the first time the club has the chance to reach the play-offs of the National League North, and potentially reach the National League. This is the biggest game for Blyth in over 40 years. The support for the team has been fantastic this season – and those who travelled to FC United of Manchester on Easter Monday…

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News | Rhys Armstrong makes Spartans debut

10th April 2019

The keen eyed at Croft Park yesterday evening would have noticed a familiar surname on the teamsheet. 16-year-old Rhys Armstrong, son of manager Alun and brother of former Spartan Luke, was named on the bench in the 4-1 win over Nuneaton Borough. Armstrong junior made his debut when he replaced club legend Robert Dale in the final few minutes of the encounter, and Armstrong senior was delighted for him: “He’s…

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Match Preview | Boston United

5th April 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 6th April 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 Aaron Hindhaugh Blyth Spartans will be looking to build on four solid away performances where they picked up eight points against Altrincham, Ashton United….

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Armstrong | “That was the most complete performance of the season”

24th March 2019

Alun Armstrong was full of praise for his side after their 3-0 win away at Ashton United on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Kieran Green, Louis Laing and Dan Maguire in the opening half hour secured the three points as Spartans rose to 12th in the Vanarama National League North. “I picked the team today to demand the ball,” said Armstrong, “some of the football we played first half was unbelievable….

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Laing | “It’s always nice to score”

24th March 2019

Defender Louis Laing was delighted to net his first goal for the club in Saturday’s 3-0 win away at Ashton United. The former Hartlepool United man lashed home a half volley from 15 yards out – picking out the top corner. Laing is forming a formidable partnership with Nathan Buddle, earning a first clean sheet in eleven games: “The whole team deserves credit this afternoon,” insisted Laing, “can’t fault anyone…

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Arrival | Return of the Ack

4th March 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the return of defender David Atkinson for a third spell at the club until the end of the season with an option to extend it further in the summer. Atkinson first joined Blyth Spartans in December 2016, initially on loan from League Two side Carlisle United before joining permanently in early 2017. He made 23 appearances last term, adding to the 15 he made…

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Match Preview | Brackley Town

1st March 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 2nd March 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 Reciprocal Season Tickets | Ashington, North Shields By Stuart Dick Spartans return to Croft Park after a disappointing defeat at the hands of Chester in…

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Arrival | Mark Foden joins on short-term loan from Gateshead

1st March 2019

Blyth Spartans can now confirm the addition of goalkeeper Mark Foden from National League side Gateshead on a short-term loan. With Peter Jameson suspended for one game and Alun Armstrong keen to protect the development of 17-year old Bradley Skirpan, the Spartans’s manager worked tirelessly through the week to secure the services of another goalkeeper. The 22-year old plied his trade in the Scottish Pyramid after leaving the Hartlepool United…

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Match Photo s| Blyth Spartans 3-3 Kidderminster Harriers

24th February 2019

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and Kidderminster Harriers, which saw the  Spartans fight back to score two very late goals to earn a point after being reduced to ten men on 20 minutes when Keeper P.Jamieson saw red and Outfield legend, Robbie Dale had to go in nets for the remainder of the game.

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