Match Photos | Spartans 3 Frickley Ath 1

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Cup qualifier match between Blyth Spartans and league strugglers Frickley Athletic. The first half ended goaless thanks to a stubborn Frickley back four and fantastic goalkeeping by Malkowski. The second half saw a more potent attacking Blyth side with a brace from Sean Reid and one from Dan Maguire to secure Blyth’s place in Mondays draw.    

4th September 2016
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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-1 Frickley Athletic

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup First Qualifying Round Saturday September 3 2016 Blyth Spartans 3-1 Frickley Athletic A brace from Sean Reid helped Spartans progress into the second qualifying round of this season’s Emirates FA Cup – as Blyth saw off fellow Evo-Stik Premier League side Frickley Athletic 3-1 at Croft Park. The Port of Blyth Player of the…

3rd September 2016
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Award | Port of Blyth POTM | August 2016

3rd September 2016

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Sean Reid has been awarded with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for August. The 24-year-old has started the season in fine form, finding the net in three of Spartans’ opening six Evo-Stik Premier League so far. Reid will be presented with the award prior to Spartans’ league meeting with Sutton Coldfield next Saturday.

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Dale Had No Doubt He’d Deny Grantham A Draw

29th August 2016

Blyth Spartans captain Robert Dale “Knew” he was going to save Grantham Town’s late penalty, despite having being put on the spot in added time following Peter Jeffries’ dismissal. Dale had already scored his first goal of the season to give Blyth a two-goal cushion, before Town responded a minute later when Danny Meadows sent Jeffries the wrong way with the host’s first penalty of the afternoon. However, Meadows was…

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Wade Hails Dale’s “Magical” Late Grantham Penalty Save

Spartans manager Tom Wade was delighted with match-winner Robert Dale following Blyth’s 2-1 win against Grantham Town, but couldn’t help but reveal his frustration with the two penalties conceded by his side at The South Kesteven Sports Stadium. Blyth raced to a 2-0 lead midway through the second half thanks to Michael Richardson’s fantastic strike from the halfway line and an instinctive finish from Dale, but they were pegged back instantly…

28th August 2016
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Match Report | Grantham Town 1-2 Blyth Spartans

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Saturday August 27 2016 Grantham Town 1-2 Blyth Spartans Spartans’ skipper Robert Dale had an absolute stormer in his side’s 2-1 win over Grantham Town – as he saved a last minute penalty after scoring Blyth’s second, in a game played in thunder and lightning. Michael Richardson netted a fantastic strike from halfway…

27th August 2016
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Match Preview | Grantham Town v Blyth Spartans

EVO-STIK PREMIER DIVISION Venue: The South Kesteven Sports Stadium (NG31 7XQ) Date: Saturday August 27 2016 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter ADMISSION £10 – Adults £6 – Concessions £3 – Under 16s DIRECTIONS – Head Southbound down the A1 – Take the A607 turn off for Grantham – At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Swingbridge Road – Take the first exit at the next…

25th August 2016
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Match Photos | Spartans 3 Ashton Utd 3

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between the two losing play-off semi-finalist from last season, with both teams chasing promotion this season. The visitors lead on two occasions during the first half with Blyth equalising twice. In the second half Blyth eventually lead after a Reid goal. However a defensive error on 82 mins allowed Gaskell to equalise for the visitors and a share of the…

24th August 2016
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Wade Lambastes Spartans For “Terrible” Ashton Result

24th August 2016

Spartans boss Tom Wade has labelled Blyth’s 3-3 draw with Ashton United a “terrible result” – after seeing his side surrender the lead late on in unfortunate circumstances. United striker Lee Gaskell was able to charge down Peter Jeffries’ clearance from Gavin Caines’ back pass, with the ball falling favourably for him to slot home an 82nd minute equaliser. And Wade was left feeling deflated at the final whistle, following a…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-3 Ashton United

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Tuesday August 23 2016 Blyth Spartans 3-3 Ashton United Tom Wade was denied his 100th win as Blyth Spartans manager on Tuesday night in this Evo-Stik Premier Division top of the table clash, thanks to a late slice of luck for Ashton United. The away side had twice went ahead through Gary Gee…

23rd August 2016
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