News | Spartans’ Take Sensible Approach to Media

25th May 2018

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce their social media campaign for the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. The Sensible World of Spartans is in essence a parody of the cult video game Sensible World of Soccer – with our social media campaign intent on replicating the games graphics – with our own unique twists. The club will use graphics replicated from the game to provide fans with information from…

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1899 Club | Expansion to Spartans’ Budget Boosting Scheme

14th May 2018

Following on from its initial launch, Blyth Spartans are delighted to report that we have sold over 250 numbers which will provide regular monthly income direct into Alun Armstrong’s  playing budget. Due to the fantastic support we have received so far – and with an aim to increase membership – we are expanding the 1899 Club to give supporters’ even more benefits for joining the scheme. We have decided to…

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Vacancy | Spartans in search for new Programme Editor

14th May 2018

Following Dan Simmonite’s departure at the end of the recent campaign, Blyth Spartans are looking for a new voluntary programme editor for next season. Dan enjoyed a successful season creating our matchday programme and the Northumbria University student has secured employment with the Northumberland FA. The out-going programme editor – who also worked on our social media channels this season – is the latest member of the club’s media team…

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1899 Club | April Draw Announced

13th May 2018

1899 Club | The three winners of the prizes for April are: 251 | Mathew Roper – Winner of £100 68 | Richard Shelvin – Winner of a Pair of Sponsor Tickets for a Blyth Spartans Home Game 213 | Mark Walker – Winner of a Pair of Tickets for a Blyth Spartans Home Game. #HowayBlyth

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Departure | David McTiernan Moves On

11th May 2018

Midfielder David McTiernan has been released by the club. Alun Armstrong: “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank ‘Macca’ for his services during his time at the club.” “He was an integral part of the side that clinched the double – earning the club promotion to the National League North. “He was a massive part of the changing room, and will be a big miss – the travelling has…

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News | Spartans Announce Retained List

11th May 2018

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the following players have been retained by Alun Armstrong and his coaching staff ahead of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. Goalkeepers | Peter Jameson, Shaun MacDonald Defenders | Nathan Buddle, Andrew Cartwright, Ryan Hutchinson, Michael Liddle, Ian Watson, Jordan Watson. Midfielders | Dale Hopson, Lewis Horner, Jordan Laidler, Damen Mullen, Jarrett Rivers, Sean Reid, Adam Wrightson Forwards | Daniel Maguire, Robert Dale,…

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Departure | Atkinson joins Icelandic Premier League side IVB Football Club

1st May 2018

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of defender David Atkinson – who has joined Icelandic Premier League side IBV Football Club. Atkinson re-joined Spartans in October 2017 after a short spell IBV Football Club – and they have come back in for the former Carlisle United man with a full-time deal that was “too good to turn down” for both club and player. Atkinson first joined Blyth Spartans in December…

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Match Preview | Nuneaton Town v Blyth Spartans

27th April 2018

  VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: LDJ Solicitors Stadium, Liberty Way, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 6RR Date: Saturday 28th April 2018 Kick Off: 3pm   ADMISSION Adults: £14 – £2 extra for seat in Main Stand Concessions: £12 – £2 extra for seat in Main Stand Young People: £3 (Under 16’s) Under 10’s: Free if accompanied by an adult.   TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans make the trip south to Nuneaton Town…

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