Interview | Spartans starlet Dopson reflects on an impressive season

8th April 2022

By Liam O’Brien We caught up with Matty Dopson, who is currently playing for England Under 18s Schoolboys in the Centenary Shield. Dopson’s call-up to the the Schoolboys squad in January, was a reward for a fantastic season, that saw him lead Spartans Under-18s to a historic run to the First Round Proper of the FA Youth Cup. The full-back has played a key role for England so far, starting…


Youngster Butler Congratulated by Spartans Boss Armstrong for England Schoolboys Call Up

10th January 2018

Blyth Spartans midfielder Jack Butler has been named in the England Schoolboys Under 18s squad – after impressing during a two-day meet up at Lilleshall National Sport Centre last weekend to retain his place in the side from last season. Butler was one of 32 hopefuls that played in two trial games over the weekend, in an effort to cement their places in the 18-man squad for the remainder of…