Interview | Clark on Boston, Chester and injuries

3rd February 2020

Lee Clark admitted Blyth Spartans lacked the cutting edge against Boston United on Saturday, while revealing Scott Wilson’s injury looks a bad one.  Spartans slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home to the Pilgrims after a Jay Rollins’ goal proved the difference in the second-half.  Clark feels his side defended well throughout the game but called for more to be delivered in the final third of the pitch. He said:…

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Report |Spartans lose to Boston after Rollins strike

1st February 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 1 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-1 BOSTON UNITED Blytg h Spartans suffered a 1-0 defeat against play-off hopefuls Boston United with Jay Rollins’ second-half goal making the difference. Lee Clark named one change from Tuesday’s game AFC Telford United with Lewis Hawkins replacing Damen Mullen. Spartans goalkeeper Zach Hemming was busy in…

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Interview | Lee Clark’s Boston verdict plus injury latest

20th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark believes his side matched Boston United, however was ultimately left disappointed after letting their standards set in recent weeks slip.  Spartans’ five-game unbeaten National League North run was ended by the Pilgrims on Tuesday evening in a narrow 2-0 win for the fifth-placed side.  It was also the first time Clark’s men failed to find the net since mid-September during the defeat at Southport.  “I…

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Report | Five-game unbeaten run comes to an end at Boston

19th November 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, November 19 BOSTON UNITED 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS  TWO early goals in each half from Dominic Knowles and Andi Thanoj ended Blyth Spartans’ five-game unbeaten run in National League North.  Knowles struck just after 10 minutes before Thanoj followed up what was a brilliant initial save from Nathan Harker to deny Brad Abbott….

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Fixture Change | Boston United (A)

29th October 2019

Blyth Spartans’ visit to Boston United will now take place on Tuesday, November 19 at 7:45pm. Lee Clark’s side original trip to the Jakemans Stadium was postponed on Saturday due to a waterlogged pitch. In the event that The Pilgrims are held to a replay by Carshalton Athletic in the FA Cup First Round, a revised date will be issued.

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Match Preview | Boston United

5th April 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 6th April 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies By Aaron Hindhaugh Blyth Spartans will be looking to build on four solid away performances where they picked up eight points against Altrincham, Ashton United….

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Match Preview | Blyth look to break Boston duck

12th October 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans return to league action with a trip to Boston United this weekend after last Saturday’s FA Cup exploits against Gainsborough Trinity. Blyth are currently on a four-game unbeaten run – winning their last three in all competitions. Spartans have also conceded just the one goal in their last three games.   The Opposition: A strong start to the season saw Boston United win four of their…

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Match Report | Boston United 2-1 Blyth Spartans

27th January 2018

Report by Jordan Cronin  In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Vanarama National League North Saturday 27rd January 2018   Boston United 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans slipped to a late 2-1 defeat at Boston United. The Pilgrims got their noses in front in the 62nd minute when Ashley Hemmings sent Peter Jameson the wrong way from the penalty spot. Alun Armstrong’s men had a penalty shout…

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Interview | Armstrong: “We need the fans behind us” ahead of Boston United clash

26th January 2018

“We need the fans behind us” is the call from Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong ahead of Saturday’s trip to Boston United. Following Tuesday’s 1-0 home defeat to Alfreton Town, Spartans have managed to collect just one win in their previous five league games. However, despite the slight dip in form, Armstrong’s men still occupy the final playoff spot – holding a four-point advantage over Bradford Park Avenue and Chorley,…

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