Spartans Boss Armstrong Lauds Second-Top Scorer Dale’s Historic Success

24th November 2018

On the day that that the enigmatic Robert Dale claimed second spot for himself in the list of all-time top goalscorers at Croft Park, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was full of praise for his history-making captain. Dale’s stoppage time penalty at the end of the first half of Saturday’s 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy triumph over Marske United saw him surpass former Spartans centre-forward Steve Pyle’s impressive haul of 197…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United

24th November 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 24, 2018 Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United Daniel Maguire’s perfect hat-trick was overshadowed by a historic Robert Dale penalty during a 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy win over Marske United – as the Blyth Spartans skipper became the club’s second top all-time goalscorer. Maguire struck twice in the first half…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic

26th November 2017

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy tie between Blyth Spartans and Stalybridge Celtic who occupy a bottom four position in the Evostick Premier League. Blyth came out 2-1 winners; with two goals in the final 10 minutes of the game, after falling behind too the visitors on 69 minutes.      

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic

25th November 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic A wonder strike from defender Ian Watson secured Blyth Spartans’ safe passage through Saturday’s Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Stalybridge Celtic – as they came from behind to win 2-1, after a flurry of late drama. The visitors caught Spartans out in the…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2 Altrincham 3

10th December 2016

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy replay between Blyth Spartans and Altrincham, which saw the visitors dump Blyth out of the cup thanks to a great first half performance and a three nil lead at half time. Although the Spartans made a great come back in the second half pulling back two goals, it just wasn’t enough to save the tie.

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham

10th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday December 10 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham Spartans nearly completed a famous comeback with a late flurry in this entertaining Buildbase FA Trophy replay, but three first half goals for Altrincham gave Blyth too much to do in a 3-2 defeat. A well-taken brace from Sean Miller put the…

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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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