Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0-3 FC United of Manchester

3rd November 2018

The Red Rebels maintain their un-beaten run at Croft Park with a comfortable three nil win over the Spartans in an early season six pointer. The Spartans were two down at half time with the visitors scoring two goals in two minutes. The Spartans were the more attacking team in the second half, but were unable to find the target. This opened up the Blyth defence which the visitors took…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-3 FC United of Manchester

3rd November 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday November 3 2018 Blyth Spartans 0-3 FC United of Manchester Blyth Spartans were brought back down to earth by Vanarama National League strugglers FC United of Manchester on Saturday afternoon – after they followed up two strong away showings with a disappointing 3-0 reverse. United went ahead through Kurt Willoughby on 20…

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Match Preview | F.C. United of Manchester (H)

3rd November 2018

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Saturday 3rd November 2018 Kick Off: 3:00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Concessions – £7 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Under 16’s – FREE (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Under 10’s must be accompanied…

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News | Plaque unveiled for Spartans Legend

2nd November 2018

The latest Blue Plaque to commemorate the achievements of Blyth residents has been unveiled by the town’s mayor. Female footballer, Bella Reay played at centre forward for Blyth Spartans and England between 1917 – 19 scoring an amazing 133 goals in one season. After World War One, women’s competitive football was generally unaccepted in public circles making her playing achievement even more remarkable. Born the daughter of a coal miner…

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Alun Armstrong: Southport game could have gone either way

27th October 2018

Alun Armstrong admitted Blyth Spartans’ huge win at Southport could have gone either way – believing it was a low-quality affair. Robbie Dale’s in-swinging corner on 52 minutes caught keeper Dan Hanford off guard in what proved to be the winner at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Prior to kick-off, just three points separated the pair in the bottom four of the table but Dale’s only goal of the afternoon lifted…

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Match Preview | Blyth look to break Boston duck

12th October 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans return to league action with a trip to Boston United this weekend after last Saturday’s FA Cup exploits against Gainsborough Trinity. Blyth are currently on a four-game unbeaten run – winning their last three in all competitions. Spartans have also conceded just the one goal in their last three games.   The Opposition: A strong start to the season saw Boston United win four of their…

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FA Cup | Spartans host Minstermen in fourth qualifying round

8th October 2018

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to fellow Manarama National League North side York City in the final qualifying round of this season’s Emirates FA Cup. Alun Armstrong’s side overcame Gainsborough Trinity 2-1 on Saturday afternoon to secure their place in the fourth round of qualifying – with City defeating St Ives 3-0 at Bootham Crescent. Speaking after Saturday’s game, Armstrong will be delighted to finally have a home…

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Match Report | Spartans Reach FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round

6th October 2018

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup – Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday October 6 2018 By Stuart Dick Gainsborough Trinity 1-2 Blyth Spartans  Blyth Spartans came from behind for the second successive round to book their path into the fourth qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.  A 38th minute Sean Reid goal was followed by Robert Dale’s 44th minute penalty on the brink of half time turned…

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Match Preview | Spartans face Trinity test in FA Cup

5th October 2018

By Stuart Dick The FA Cup is once again upon Blyth Spartans, and we face a familiar foe in Evo-Stik Premier Division side Gainsborourgh Trinity at The Martin & Co Arena in the third qualifying round of the competition. Spartans have a storied history in the competition, and will be looking to reach the fourth qualifying round for the first time since the famous run of 2014/15 season. It’s a…

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