Match Report | Whitby Town 2-1 Blyth Spartans

26th December 2016

By Craig Dobson Photo by Matthew Scandrett In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Monday December 26 2016 Whitby Town 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans were made to rue a missed penalty in a narrow defeat at Whitby Town on Boxing Day, with goals from Matty Tymon and Adam Gell proving enough to clinch victory for the hosts at the Turnbull Ground. Spartans named an unchanged side…

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Senior Cup | Spartans Face Short Trip For Semi-Final Clash

A Blyth-based side will definitely take part in this season’s Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup final – after Spartans were drawn away to close neighbours Blyth Town in the last four of the competition. Alun Armstrong’s side will take on the Northern League Division Two newcomers at South Newsham Playing Fields in a semi-final tie to be played on or before Saturday March 4 2017. The two sides previously met back…

21st December 2016
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Blyth Boss Armstrong Ecstatic With Spartans’ Response To Altrincham Disappointment

19th December 2016

Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was delighted with how his side responded to last week’s disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit – as they beat Barwell 2-0 to extend their unbeaten Evo-Stik Premier League run to nine games. Spartans were unable to overturn a three-goal first half deficit against Vanarama National League side Altrincham in their 3-2 defeat last Saturday, but returned to their best in the opening 45 minutes against…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Barwell

17th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday December 17 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-0 Barwell Spartans ensured Barwell paid the penalty for some woeful defending – as two spot-kicks from Matty Pattison secured a 2-0 win for Blyth. Pattison sent Liam Castle the wrong way in the 25th minute to reward the home side’s first half dominance in this Evo-Stik Premier…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Barwell

17th December 2016

EVO-STIK NORTHERN PREMIER DIVISION Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Saturday December 17 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 11 free with every paying adult) £6 – Concessions (Over 60s and U18s) £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth are looking to bounce back after disappointingly going out of the Buildbase FA Trophy last Saturday to…

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Departure | Jeffries Comes Out Of Retirement To Sign For Shildon

15th December 2016

Goalkeeper Peter Jeffries has signed for Shildon – after the Northern League club agreed a deal with release him from his Blyth Spartans contract. Re-joining Spartans over the summer, Jeffries had announced his retirement from football earlier this season – after featuring in manager Alun Armstrong’s first game in charge against the keeper’s former employers. However, the club retained Jeffries’ contract in the event he was ever needed as emergency…

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Club Store | Christmas Opening Hours

15th December 2016

The Supporters’ Club have announced their midweek opening hours leading up to Christmas. As well as being open as usual during our game against Barwell on Saturday, the store will also open between 7pm and 9pm from Monday to Friday the following week. Unfortunately, due to supply issues, there will be no more replica shirts coming in before Christmas. However, there are a limited number of shirts still available. If…

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Departure | Nicholson Follows Richardson To South Shields

14th December 2016

Defender Alex Nicholson has opted to follow Michael Richardson out of the door at Blyth Spartans and join the former Newcastle United midfielder at South Shields. Richardson joined the Mariners for an undisclosed fee at the end of November and Nicholson has now followed him in making a money move, to play under former Spartans Graham Fenton and Lee Picton for the Northern League side. During his two-and-a-half seasons at Croft…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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