Reaction | McNall on first competitive Blyth Spartans goal

12th September 2021

BY Niall Bromley Lewis McNall says it was a “great feeling” to score his first Blyth Spartans goal. McNall, who came in for the injured Dan Maguire, headed home Karl Byrne’s cross for a 2-0 lead against Darlington after 19 minutes. Indeed, it was the former Newcastle United youngster’s first competitive goal in three years after a torrid time with knee injuries. McNall played 68 minutes as the Quakers fought…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-2 Darlington | National League North | 21/22

11th September 2021

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALANMcLEANFCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, September 11th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-2 DARLINGTON A first Blyth Spartans goal for Lewis McNall wasn’t enough as Michael Nelson’s men let a two-goal lead slip in a feisty draw against North East rivals Darlington. Spartans went ahead on eight minutes as JJ O’Donnell flicked a Nicky Deverdics free-kick into the bottom corner, before McNall…

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Preview | Darlington (H) | National League North | 21/22

9th September 2021

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans will look to continue their unbeaten home form on Saturday afternoon as North East rivals Darlington make the trip to Croft Park. Michael Nelson’s side earned a hard-fought draw at home to second placed Brackley last weekend, adding to previous wins against Alfreton Town and AFC Telford United. Spartans have amassed eight points from their opening five league games while Saturday’s visitors have lost all…

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Darlington (H) | Tickets on sale | Buy in advance

6th September 2021

Tickets for our National League North fixture at home to Darlington are now on sale to both sets of supporters.  Blyth Spartans welcome North East counterparts Darlington to Croft Park on Saturday, September 11 with kick-off taking place at 3pm.  Due to the high volume of supporters anticipated, we are, louder than ever, encouraging ALL fans to purchase their match tickets in advance.  Tickets can be bought online here or…

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Reaction | Marc Nash on FA Youth Cup win over Darlington

1st September 2021

Marc Nash was left feeling a huge sense of pride after Blyth Spartans advanced into the next round of FA Youth Cup by beating Darlington 6-0 at Croft Park.  Nash, who runs the team along with Spartans first-team manager Michael Nelson in association with Tyne Met college, watched his side cruise into the first round qualifying.  Joseph Hands struck twice in the first-half with Jay Errington also getting on the…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 6-0 Darlington | FA Youth Cup | 21/22

1st September 2021

In association with: ALANMcLEANFCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Youth Cup Preliminary Round Wednesday, September 1st 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 6-0 DARLINGTON Blyth Spartans set up an FA Youth Cup First Qualifying Round encounter against Billingham Town after cruising past Darlington at Croft Park. The young Spartans, with first-team manager Michael Nelson on the touchline, asserted their control early by taking the lead on five minutes through the pace of Hands.  Starting…

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Report | Blyth suffer heavy Darlo defeat

28th December 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday December 28th 2020 DARLINGTON 6-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans lost 6-0 at North East rivals Darlington in their second National League North fixture in just 48 hours. Ultimately, awful defending cost Blyth, who were 3-0 behind at half-time following goals from Erico Sousa, Adam Campbell and Jarrett Rivers.  Blyth had chances throughout the game but…

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Preview | Darlington (A) | National League North

27th December 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with LV BET: Blyth Spartans travel to Darlington on Bank Holiday Monday – their second game in just 48 hours.  Michael Nelson’s men claimed a 2-2 draw against local rivals Gateshead at Croft Park on Boxing Day and now quickly prepare for the short trip to Darlington.  THE OPPOSITION  Darlington currently sit 21st in the National League North table but have played five games less…

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