Club Statement | National League vote

4th February 2021

The Executive Committee of Blyth Spartans AFC wishes to make the following statement. Supporters will be aware that the start of the 2020/21 National League North season was delayed because of Covid-19 restrictions. The restrictions determined that all games would have to be played behind closed doors. This, of course, would mean that there would be no gate income, the most significant part of the club’s revenue. Representatives of the…


Q&A | Questions answered by Executive Committee

13th January 2021

Earlier this month, the Executive Committee invited questions from supporters with the club unable to host an open forum due to Covid-19 restrictions. These answers can now be viewed below. We thank everyone who took the time to send in questions and your continuous support and interest in Blyth Spartans AFC. Q1: What is the current financial situation of the club? EC: The National League has negotiated funding for its…


Q&A | Executive Committee

3rd January 2021

The Club is inviting questions from supporters to be answered by our Executive Committee. With The Club unable to host an open forum due to current Covid-19 restrictions, questions will be forwarded to the EC, with responses published on our website. We ask questions are put across in a respectful and considerate manner. Any questions the EC feels exceed this criteria will not be included. To submit your question, please…


Club Statement | Lee Clark and Paul Stephenson

4th March 2020

It is with regret that Blyth Spartans announce that manager Lee Clark and assistant Paul Stephenson have left the club by mutual consent. We would like to thank Lee and Paul for all their efforts and professionalism during their time at the club. Michael Nelson will take charge of team affairs for the remainder of this season.


News | Addition to Executive Committee

21st February 2020

Blyth Spartans can announce Stephen Durrant has joined our Executive Committee. Stephen joins Blyth Spartans Executive Committee with over 25 years experience in football in various roles. This includes Club Secretary, Club Treasurer, managing in the Northern League and managing league rep sides to Newcastle United and Sunderland. Additionally, Stephen has a coaching licence and qualifications, business degree and professional qualifications, plus over 40 years of business experience running large…


News | Anthony Seghini to step down from General Manager role

19th January 2020

Blyth Spartans have been advised by General Manager Anthony Seghini that he will step down from his position at the end of the season due to personal circumstances. Anthony explained: “This has been a very difficult decision for me but personal family circumstances means I am unable to commit the time and commitment to the role that it requires. “It hasn’t always been plain sailing but I’ve enjoyed my three…


Executive Committee | Coulson returns to Gateshead

31st July 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Mike Coulson has resigned from the Executive Committee and returned to Gateshead.  Mike joined the club in February as Community Director and during that time has created a pathway with the club’s junior teams.  Mike said: “This was not an easy decision to make as I have really enjoyed my spell working with you all.  “My relationship with Gateshead FC goes back over 20 years and…


Arrival | Mike Coulson joins Executive Committee

24th February 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that former Gateshead General Manager and Head of Football Operations Mike Coulson has joined the Executive Committee at the club. Mike has a wealth of experience during his 30-year association with the Tynesiders since first getting involved with the supporters’ club in 1999 and at one point owned the club. After his departure from Gateshead, Spartans Chairman Tony Platten eagerly made contact to ask…