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

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…


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…


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…


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…


Armstrong Delighted Spartans Repaid His Confidence With Scintillating Display In Goole Massacre

3rd November 2016

While Alun Armstrong had predicted that Blyth Spartans would comfortably win their Buildbase FA Trophy replay against Goole, not even he would have envisaged a 7-1 rout coming at Croft Park on Tuesday night. Daniel Maguire and Luke Armstrong both scored hat-tricks, before Richard Pell headed home late on to wrap up a comprehensive win. Goole had reduced their arrears to 4-1 with a Danny Chambers goal early in the second…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 7-1 Goole

1st November 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy First Qualifying Round Replay Tuesday November 1 2016 Blyth Spartans 7-1 Goole Blyth Spartans supporters were in seventh heaven on Tuesday night – as their side marched on into the next round of the Buildbase FA Trophy, with a magnificent 7-1 win over Goole AFC. Daniel Maguire and substitute Luke Armstrong both shared four…


Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Goole AFC

31st October 2016

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY FIRST QUALIFYING ROUND REPLAY Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Tuesday November 1, 2016 Kick Off: 7.45pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £5 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans welcome Goole to Croft Park on Tuesday evening – following our 1-1 draw at…


Unimpressed Armstrong Backs Spartans To See Off Goole At The Second Attempt

31st October 2016

Alun Armstrong was far from impressed with what he saw from his Spartans side in the second half of their 1-1 Buildbase FA Trophy draw at Goole on Saturday, but he is still backing Blyth to progress into the next round with a victory in Tuesday night’s replay. Matthew Wade had put the visitors ahead on 28 minutes with an unbelievable curling effort into the top corner to set Spartans on…


Match Report | Goole 1-1 Blyth Spartans

29th October 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy First Qualifying Round Saturday October 29 2016 Goole 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans were held by Evo-Stik Premier League Division One North side Goole in the Buildbase FA Trophy – after the two sides played out a 1-1 draw. Matthew Wade produced a magnificent curling 20-yard effort to put the visitors ahead at the…