Arrival | Elsdon joins Blyth Spartans

9th July 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the arrival of central defender Matthew Elsdon from National League champions Barrow.  The 23-year-old, from Durham, becomes Michael Nelson’s third new signing as manager after Callum Guy and Kieran Charlton joined from South Shields last month.  Elsdon progressed through the youth ranks at Middlesbrough and his first taste of senior experience came in a loan spell at Scottish Championship club Inverness CT.  After…


Arrival | Ex-Stoke and Blackpool midfielder Waddington joins on loan

3rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of midfielder Mark Waddington from Barrow until the end of the season.  Waddington moves to Croft Park having worked under Spartans manager Lee Clark on two separate occasions at Blackpool and Kilmarnock.  The 23-year-old came through the youth ranks at the League One side and made his senior debut aged just 17 during a Carabao Cup tie with Shrewsbury Town in…