Spartans Name Seghini As New General Manager

Following General Manager Ian Evans’ decision to step down from the role at the end of this season, Anthony Seghini – the current chairman of the Spartans’ Supporters Club – has been appointed to the post. The 51-year-old will work in tandem with Ian from April 14 2017, to ensure a smooth hand-over ahead of next season. Anthony worked for Barclays for 33 years – joining them straight after leaving…

17th November 2016
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Match Report | Shaw Lane AFC 2-0 Blyth Spartans

15th November 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Integro Doodson Sports Cup Tuesday November 15 2016 Shaw Lane AFC 2-0 Blyth Spartans An unfamiliar Spartans side bowed out of the Integro Doodson Sports Cup at the first attempt – as Shaw Lane AFC ended Blyth’s unbeaten run with their 11th consecutive win in all competitions. Shaw Lane finally broke the deadlock on 49 minutes, when…

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Match Preview | Shaw Lane AFC v Blyth Spartans

15th November 2016

INTEGRO DOODSON CUP Venue: Shaw Lane Sports Club, Shaw Lane, Barnsley (S70 6HZ) Date: Tuesday November 15 2016 Kick Off: 7:45pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans travel to Shaw Lane on Tuesday evening in the Integro Doodson Cup and both sides are in scintillating form, with Blyth unbeaten in nine games and Shaw Lane going eight games without a defeat. Blyth overcame Halesowen Town in…

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FA Trophy Draw Pits Spartans Against Altrincham Once More

14th November 2016

Blyth Spartans have been handed an away trip to Altrincham in the Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round. Alun Armstrong’s side will travel to Moss Lane to take on the Vanarama National League North side on Saturday November 26, which means the club’s Evo-Stik Premier League fixture against Skelmesdale United will now be re-arranged. Blyth will hope to fair better against the Robins than their Emirates FA Cup conquerors Morpeth…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 4 Halesowen Town 3

13th November 2016

A selection of match action images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy game between Blyth Spartans and fellow Premier League outfit, Halesowen Town. Spartans dominated the first half ; taking a two goal lead into the break. The second half saw a dominant Yeltz side pull back three goals as they looked to be heading for the win. However, Blyth substitute Matty Pattison scored a brace in the final…

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Newcastle’s Woolston Wants To Stay At Spartans For Longer Spell

10th November 2016

Goalkeeper Paul Woolton is enjoying life at Croft Park and the Newcastle United stopper hopes to stay at Blyth Spartans for longer, once his initial 28-day loan spell is up. The 18-year-old joined Spartans from Rafa Benitez’s Championship side last Friday and was described as “outstanding” by Blyth boss Alun Armstrong on his debut in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Barwell. And Washington-based Woolston hopes to remain at the Evo-Stik Premier…

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Armstrong: Newcastle United Stopper Woolston’s Superb Save Set Up Spartans’ Success At Barwell

7th November 2016

Spartans boss Alun Armstrong believes Blyth had on-loan debutant stopper Paul Woolston to thank for their 2-0 win over Barwell – as the Newcastle United goalkeeper pulled off a crucial save just prior to Matty Pattison scoring the opening goal. Woolston denied Owen Story with a fantastic reaction save when the Barwell midfielder was in one-on-one on 16 minutes, before Pattison left Liam Castle stranded with a superbly struck free-kick…

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Match Report | Barwell 0-2 Blyth Spartans

5th November 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday November 5 2016 Barwell 0-2 Blyth Spartans An impressive display from Matty Pattison helped Blyth Spartans to get the better of Barwell – as the midfielder’s two rockets illuminated an otherwise far from sparkling Evo-Stik Premier League encounter. The flame-haired winger fired home on 21 minutes with a ferocious free-kick, before he continued…

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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | October 2016

5th November 2016

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Robert Dale has been awarded with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for October. October started with a disappointing 0-3 loss at home to Warrington Town, to inflict Alun Armstrong’s first defeat as Blyth boss. However, Blyth would go undefeated for the rest of the month, with four wins and a draw in the Evo-Stik Premier League and a 1-1…

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