Report | Spartans slip to opening day defeat

3rd August 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Motorama National League North Saturday August 3, 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Gloucester City Blyth Spartans slipped to a narrow defeat to Gloucester City on the opening day of the new National League North campaign. The visitors were gifted the lead just before the break when loanee Christopher Mason hacked down Joe Parker inside the area, allowed Joe…

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Arrivals | Clark strengthens with double swoop

12th July 2019

With four pre-season games completed, Lee Clark has moved swiftly to add yet more talent to his squad with midfielders Damen Mullen and Craig Spooner signing for the 2019/20 season. Mullen, 30, is no stranger to Croft Park having played for a number of years, surpassing 200 appearances for the club and was a vital cog in last season play-off contending side: “It’s been a long summer,” said Mullen on…

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Mullen Lauds “Fantastic” Performance

23rd December 2018

Blyth Spartans captain Damen Mullen praised his side after they overcame high-flying Chorley 4-2 at Victory Park. Spartans took a two-goal lead thanks to Sean Reid and Dan Maguire, but the hosts pegged back Spartans with goals either side of the interval. Substitute Jamie Holmes then took centre stage with a second half brace to make it seven wins in a row for Blyth. “It was a fantastic performance,” said…

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Match Preview | Hereford (A)

4th August 2018

We make our longest league away trip of the season as we travel to newly promoted Hereford FC in the Vanarama National League North. This will be the earliest ever start to a league season for Spartans – the 5th August during the 2009/10 season the previous record holder.* This begins our second campaign back at Step 2 as Alun Armstrong and his side look to improve on last season’s…

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