Darlo post-match | Stephenson: We need to fight for the badge

5th September 2019

Blyth Spartans assistant manager Paul Stephenson has called on his players to “fight for the badge” after a seventh defeat of the season at Darlington last night.  An early Callum Roberts goal on just his second appearance for the club had threatened a change in fortunes for Lee Clark’s side, however were instead pegged back just three minutes later through Adam Campbell.  For large parts of the game, the Spartans…

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Post-match | Hawkins reacts to debut defeat

5th September 2019

BY Aaron Hindhaugh/ Russell Wynn Lewis Hawkins made his debut against Darlington on Wednesday night but was unable to stop Blyth Spartans falling to a 2-1 defeat. The former Hartlepool United man admitted that it wasn’t the result he wanted for his debut, and despite only having just joined the club, he is as keen as anyone to see Blyth picking up points and climbing the table. The 26-year-old, from…

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Preview | Spartans visit familiar faces

4th September 2019

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans travel to Blackwell Meadows tonight to face Darlington. Both sides suffered 2-0 defeats away from home in their last games with Spartans losing to Leamington and Darlington losing to King’s Lynn Town. When these sides met at Blackwell Meadows last season, it was a 1-1 draw and it could well be a similar scoreline with both teams struggling for form this season. Key details The…

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Arrival | Clark snatches Fenwick out of shop window

20th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signature of striker Scott Fenwick who joins after two season’s at National League South side Chelmsford City. Fenwick, 29, has a wealth of experience at this, and higher levels having played for Hartlepool United in League Two. Scott spent time within the Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough academies before joining Gretna in 2009. Soon after he joined Newcastle Benfield when he made his only…

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Darlington | Sponsors

Once again the sponsors lounge was full for the visit of Darlington last Saturday. The sponsors for the game included long time Blyth Spartans supporter Stuart Ferguson – along with his son Scott. Stuart is involved with Lubbers Transport UK. Fergy Space and Fergusons Removals were also in the sponsors lounge with Bryan Hobkirk attending the fixture. There was also Paul Norvell from F Southern Ltd who were the match sponsors on…

13th February 2019
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Club Statement | Spartans “overwhelmed” by support

12th February 2019

“Blyth Spartans is overwhelmed by the response to the recent request for increased support, Saturday’s game against Darlington saw around 450 additional home supporters above the average gate. “The club would like to thank all that made the effort for their support and commitment, if this can be maintained it will without doubt help sustain the football club at an appropriate level in the pyramid and provide a positive foundation…

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Match Preview | Darlington

7th February 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 9th February 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 Reciprocal Season Tickets | Ashington & North Shields NOTE | Segregation will be in place, Darlington fans are asked to enter at the Plessey Road…

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Match Preview | Youthful Spartans face Magpies test

4th February 2019

NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP QUARTER-FINAL   Venue: Whitley Park, Newcastle Date: Tuesday February 5 2019 Kick Off: 7.30pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Blyth Live   ADMISSION Adults – £4 Concessions – £2   After a bruising encounter against Leyton Orient on Saturday afternoon, Blyth Spartans return to action in the Northumberland Senior Cup to take on Newcastle United U23’s. Alun Armstrong will rest the entire starting XI who played…

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Match Preview | Spartans v A.F.C. Telford United

28th September 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans will be looking to kick-start their Vanarama National League North campaign off the back of Tuesday night’s FA Cup victory over Nantwich Town – which included the sides first clean sheet since a 2-0 win over Southport last season. We welcome A.F.C. Telford United to Croft Park this weekend – who’ll be looking to replicate their performance here in April last year when they took all…

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