1977/78 Celebrations | Club Shop Opening Times

20th February 2018

The Supporters Club will be opening the Club Store on the next two Wednesday evenings between 7pm & 9pm for general purchases, collection of pre-ordered commemorative replica shirts & tickets  for the 1977-1978 Social event taking place on 2nd March.

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1977/1978 Celebrations | More Cup Heroes Visit Croft Park

12th January 2018

We once again welcomed member of the famous 1977/78 FA Cup run to Croft Park on Saturday when Gainsborough Trinity were the visitors to Blyth. As part of a series of events to mark the 40th Anniversary of the historic 1977/78 FA Cup run – which saw the Spartans reach a replay in 5th Round proper – former players of this side have been guests to recent games. It was…

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Senior Cup | Spartans face Highwaymen Test in Semi-Final

12th January 2018

Blyth Spartans have been drawn away to EBAC Northern League Division One leaders Morpeth Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup Semi-Final. The last time the two sides met in the competition was during the 2014/15 season final when Spartans ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Michael Richardson and Dan Maguire. The Highwaymen gained some revenge last term with a 4-2 victory in the Second Qualifying Round of the…

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1977/78 Celebrations | FA Cup Heroes Visit Spartans

3rd January 2018

Some eagle-eyed supporters will have noticed over the recent weeks that there have been some very special visitors to Croft Park. As part of a series of events to mark the 40th Anniversary of the historic 1977/78 FA Cup run which saw the Spartans reach a replay in 5th Round proper former players of this side have been guests to recent games. Brian Slane and Alan Shoulder were both present at…

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1977/78 FA Cup | Spartans Release Commemorative Kit

2nd December 2017

Blyth Spartans AFC and Blyth Spartans Official Supporters Club are planning a series of events to mark the 40th Anniversary of the historic 1977/78 FA Cup run which saw the Spartans reach a replay in 5th Round proper. This meant they became the first non-league side to take part in the Quarter Final draw since 1914. En-route The Spartans won a record 8 FA Cup matches in one season. This…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Shaw Lane AFC

17th September 2017

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Cup tie between the Spartans and Shaw Lane, which saw the visitors  progress into the draw for the next round after scoring the winner deep into injury time. Shaw Lane retained their 100% winning record against Blyth having beaten Blyth in the League Cup last season in the first ever meeting between the two clubs.    

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Shaw Lane AFC

Croft Park press box
16th September 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round Saturday September 16 2017 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Shaw Lane AFC Blyth Spartans succumbed to an Emirates FA Cup shock of their own on Saturday – as Shaw Lane AFC profited from their persistent time-wasting to score in second half stoppage time and claim a 2-1 win at Croft Park. Paul Clayton…

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Blyth Spartans Legend Jackie Marks Passes Away

3rd July 2017

Blyth Spartans are saddened to hear of the loss of honorary life member and club legend Jackie Marks. Marks became Blyth manager during the 1966/67 season and remained at the helm for three full seasons after that, but it was as Brian Slane’s assistant that he really cemented his legacy at Croft Park – as the pair masterminded Spartans’ historic run to the FA Cup Fifth Round during the 1977/78…

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Departure | Ste Swaps Spartans For Cruise Ship

Blyth Spartans are sorry to announce that midfielder Stephen Turnbull is to leave the club. Despite being a mainstay in the squad so far this season, the 30-year-old will be leaving to take up full-time employment. And while the midfielder is happy to be taking to the seven seas once again, he will do so with a heavy heart – after departing a club he has enjoyed three spells at…

1st February 2017
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