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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Armstrong Has Strong Words For Spartans Squad Following Woeful Warrington Performance

5th October 2016

Alun Armstrong had a damning message for his Blyth Spartans squad following their disappointing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Warrington Town – as their “pedestrian” play angered the new manager in just his second game in charge at Croft Park. After an encouraging start to his managerial reign with a point against a strong Spennymoor Town side last week, Armstrong was close to tearing his hair out after seeing…

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Job Specification | General Manager, Football Secretary & Treasurer

5th October 2016

Blyth Spartans are advertising a job vacancy for a new General Manager. The club is welcoming applications from anyone who feels that they can comfortably fulfil all of the following responsibilities: 1. Ensure that the Croft Park ground is kept safe and tidy, in line with the requirements of the lease and the FA’s ground grading. All requirements, testing and reporting in relation to the club’s safety certificate must be monitored…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-3 Warrington Town

4th October 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Tuesday October 4 2016 Blyth Spartans 0-3 Warrington Town Blyth Spartans were left cursing their luck in their comprehensive 3-0 defeat to Warrington Town – as they frustratingly hit the woodwork three times in this Evo-Stik Premier League clash. Tom Peers and Scott Metcalfe put Town two goals up within the first 20 minutes,…

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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | September 2016

1st October 2016

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Ryan Hutchinson has been awarded with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for September. The month started perfectly for Spartans – as they progressed into the second qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup, before recording two further victories to rise to the top of the Evo-Stik Premier League. However, Blyth then suffered a cup upset against Morpeth Town, lost…

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Departure | Parker Leaves Spartans For Shildon

29th September 2016

Danny Parker has left Blyth Spartans to join Northern League side Shildon. The former Motherwell and Durham City defender – who has made just one appearance off the bench so far this season – has decided to move on to get more minutes on the pitch. Parker makes a return to the Northern League, having arrived at Croft Park from Bishop Auckland back in 2013. The 25-year-old was part of…

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Spartans To Raise Funds For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Through Shirt Sales

28th September 2016

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that the club’s much sought-after training tops – featuring the logo of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation on the front – are available now to pre-order from the Club Store. The shirts have been priced at £27 and the Supporters’ Club have agreed to donate £5 from each sale to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the cancer research charity launched by the former England…

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Armstrong Enjoys Promising Start to Spartans Career Against Spennymoor

28th September 2016

New boss Alan Armstrong enjoyed a “great” start to his Spartans career – as he helped halt Blyth’s losing streak with a draw against Spennymoor Town. Armstrong took to the home dugout at Croft Park for the first time ahead of Tuesday’s 0-0 Evo-Stik Premier League draw with Spennymoor, which ended a run of three successive losses in all competitions. And despite suffering a bout of nerves during the game,…

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