Armstrong Happy With A Point After Spartans’ Setback Against Buxton

4th December 2016

Alun Armstrong had hoped to claim all three points before Blyth Spartans’ important Evo-Stik Premier League promotion “six-pointer” against Buxton before kick-off, but he was “happy” to settle for a point given how the game turned out. Spartans had dominated much of the first half, but the momentum shifted to their Derbyshire-based visitors when Damen Mullen received his marching orders six minutes before the break – after receiving his second…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-0 Buxton

3rd December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday December 3 2016 Blyth Spartans 0-0 Buxton A dominant Blyth Spartans were unable to break down fellow Evo-Stik Premier League promotion hopefuls Buxton, even though Alun Armstrong’s side played 50 minutes with only ten men. Two first half yellow cards saw Damen Mullen receive his marching orders with six minutes remaining before the…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Buxton

3rd December 2016

  EVO-STIK PREMIER LEAGUE Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Saturday December 3 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £5 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth make a welcome return to football, having not played since their resounding 11-1 win over Bedlington Terriers in…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Full Of Praise For Latest Spartans Acquisition Atkinson

1st December 2016

Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong is delighted to welcome Carlisle United defender David Atkinson to the club – after working with the 23-year-old during his time at Middlesbrough. Atkinson has arrived at Croft Park on a one-month loan deal from the League Two side and Armstrong isn’t shy in revealing that Christmas has come early for him – as he revealed just how good a player Spartans will have at…

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Arrival | Spartans Secure Atkinson Loan Deal

1st December 2016

Blyth Spartans have agreed to sign Carlisle United defender David Atkinson on a one-month loan deal. The 23-year-old is well known to manager Alun Armstrong – after he started his career at Middlesbrough academy. While he was unable to go onto make a first-team appearance for Boro during his time on Teesside, the youngster did enjoy loan spells at both Hartlepool United and then at Brunton Park – as he…

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Departure | Richardson Signs For South Shields

30th November 2016

Blyth Spartans can confirm that Michael Richardson has left the club – after completing a transfer to Northern League side South Shields for an undisclosed fee. Joining the club in the summer of 2014, the 24-year-old has made over 100 appearances for Blyth and was part of the 2014/15 Senior Cup-winning side that also reached the Emirates FA Cup Third Round in the same season. However, the former Newcastle United…

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Spartans Trophy Tie Postponed Again

Blyth Spartans’ Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Altrincham has once again fallen foul of the weather – after a late pitch inspection. A 5pm pitch inspection found that the pitch was frozen in “small parts,” leading to the Third Qualifying Round tie being postponed for a second time. Altricham have advertised that the tie will now take place on Tuesday December 6, but that is subject to official confirmation.

29th November 2016
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Spartans To Face Macclesfield If They See Off Altrincham

28th November 2016

Blyth Spartans will be rewarded with a home Buildbase FA Trophy First Round tie against Vanarama National League side Macclesfield Town, if they can overcome Altrincham in tomorrow night’s re-arranged fixture. Saturday’s original meeting at Moss Lane was called off due to a frozen pitch, meaning that Spartans go into the game against the Vanarama National League North’s basement club knowing that a win will see them welcome the Silkmen…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 11-1 Bedlington Terriers

24th November 2016

By Phil Castiaux In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Tuesday November 22 2016 Blyth Spartans 11-1 Bedlington Terriers A blistering performance from Blyth saw them blow away near-neighbours Bedlington in this Northumberland Senior Cup tie. The 11-1 scoreline could have been even more emphatic if not for some eye-catching saves by the Terriers goalkeeper Jak Wells. The Spartans were up for…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Bedlington Terriers

22nd November 2016

  TECHFLOW GROUP NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Tuesday November 22 Kick Off: 7.30pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £5 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £2 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth entertain near neighbours Bedlington Terriers in the quarter-finals of the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup on…

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