Spartans Stopper Adam McHugh Remains Modest After Majestic Matlock Performance

14th October 2016

Despite putting on a goalkeeping masterclass to keep his second clean sheet in four days at Matlock Town, Adam McHugh insisted that his Blyth Spartans teammates have just as much to do with the defensive shutouts as the former St Mirren and Hartlepool United stopper. The 24-year-old perfectly predicted where Michael Williams was placing his first half penalty, before he produced a number of world class saves to deny the…

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“Outstanding” McHugh Hailed By Blyth Boss After Deserved Draw in Derbyshire

13th October 2016

Alun Armstrong singled out the “outstanding” performance of man of the match goalkeeper Adam McHugh after the 0-0 draw at Matlock Town, but he also felt the performances from all of his players meant Blyth Spartans fully deserved a share of the spoils. McHugh thwarted Michael Williams by saving his spot-kick in the 39th minute, before he produced a highlight reel of fantastic saves throughout the rest of the game…

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Match Report | Matlock Town 0-0 Blyth Spartans

11th October 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Tuesday October 11 2016 Matlock Town 0-0 Blyth Spartans Much has been written about the 300 Spartans that fought bravely against the forces of the Persian Empire, but this was a tale of one Spartan who held off an army of Gladiators – as Adam McHugh produced a scintillating display to ensure Blyth’s trip…

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Match Sponsors | Blyth Spartans 3-0 Mickleover Sports

10th October 2016

Pictured below are the sponsors from Saturday’s Blyth Spartans v Mickleover Sports Evo-Stik Premier League match, played at Croft Park. Match Sponsors: Blyth Betis Pena, including three Spanish fans Man of the Match Sponsor: Nathan Buddle’s grandparents, Billy and Joyce Buddle, who were celebrating their wedding anniversary and Billy’s birthday. Match Ball Sponsor: Alan McLean and family. Match Ball Sponsor: John Barry, who had travelled from Glasgow for the game. Should you be…

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Departure | Spartans Defender Caines Signs Dual Registration Deal With South Shields

10th October 2016

Blyth Spartans’ Gavin Caines has joined South Shields on a dual-registration deal – in an effort to give the centre-back more game time. The 33-year-old has made seven appearances for the club since his summer switch from fellow Evo-Stik Premier League side Rushall Olympic, but has not been involved in any of new manager Alun Armstrong’s first three games in charge. Caines will still be available for Blyth games during…

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Blyth Boss Pleased With Spartans’ Reaction To Dressing Room Dressing Down in Mickleover Massacre

9th October 2016

Alun Armstrong finally recorded his first victory as Blyth Spartans manager at the third time of asking, in what he described as an “outstanding” 3-0 win over Mickleover Sports. Spartans had not won in five games in all competitions since their 1-0 triumph over Marine on September 13, but goals from Luke Armstrong, Matthew Pattison and Jarrett Rivers saw Blyth claim an invaluable three points – as the club rose…

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Spartans To Face Goole In FA Trophy

8th October 2016

Blyth Spartans will hope to avoid being spooked in this season’s FA Trophy – as they travel to Goole two days before Halloween. The Yorkshire-based Evo-Stik League First Division North side saw off Belper Town with a 2-1 win on Saturday, to set up Blyth’s trip to the Victoria Pleasure Grounds on Saturday October 29. This fixture will act as the first of four consecutive away trips in October and November…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-0 Mickleover Sports

8th October 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday October 8 2016 Blyth Spartans 3-0 Mickleover Sports Spartans’ scintillating first half display saw them end their five-game winless run on Saturday – as Alun Armstrong claimed his first victory as Blyth boss with a 3-0 triumph over Mickleover Sports. Luke Armstrong was the lucky benefactor from Nathan Buddle’s header – as it was diverted…

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Long-Serving Castiaux Calls it a Day at Croft Park

6th October 2016

Blyth Spartans are sad to announce that long-serving media manager Phil Castiaux has decided to step down from his role at the end of the season. A Spartans supporter for nearly 60 years, he has dedicated more than half of that time volunteering at Croft Park and is currently the longest serving official at the club. However, Phil has come to the conclusion that the end of this season is…

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