FA Trophy Draw Pits Spartans Against Altrincham Once More

14th November 2016

Blyth Spartans have been handed an away trip to Altrincham in the Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round. Alun Armstrong’s side will travel to Moss Lane to take on the Vanarama National League North side on Saturday November 26, which means the club’s Evo-Stik Premier League fixture against Skelmesdale United will now be re-arranged. Blyth will hope to fair better against the Robins than their Emirates FA Cup conquerors Morpeth…

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Match Sponsors | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Morpeth Town

19th September 2016

Pictured below are the sponsors from Saturday’s Blyth Spartans v Morpeth Town Emirates FA Cup match, played at Croft Park. Gordon and Dot Young Alan McLean and family – along with his daughter’s friend from Edinburgh University. Morpeth fan Daryl Ord, with Ken Beattie of Morpeth Town – presented with signed ball and book. Should you be interested in sponsoring the Spartans, please get in touch with Ian Evans at Croft…

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Spartans’ Star Defender Hopes to See Off Old Friends in Emirates FA Cup Showdown With Morpeth Town

16th September 2016

Spartans defender Ryan Hutchinson will come up against old friends in Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie, but he is adamant that his time at Morpeth Town gives him an added incentive to help Blyth win this weekend’s second qualifying round tie. The 23-year-old ex-Celtic and St Johnstone youngster joined Northern League side Morpeth after moving south of the border, before signing for Blyth from Seaton Delaval during the 2013/14 season….

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Spartans Resurrect Snapchat and Periscope Accounts Ahead of Emirates FA Cup Tie

16th September 2016

Don’t worry if you’re unable to make it to Croft Park for Blyth’s Emirates FA Cup clash with Morpeth Town on Saturday – as Spartans have taken the decision to resurrect the club’s Snapchat and Periscope accounts ahead of the game. Fans from around the globe can follow all of tomorrow’s action from inside the ground on Snapchat. Simply add blythspartans1 on the photo-sharing app, where fans can follow the events…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans vs Morpeth Town

16th September 2016

EMIRATES FA CUP SECOND QUALIFYING ROUND Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Saturday September 17, 2016 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+1 under 10 free with every paying adult) £5 – Concessions £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans face a tasty local Northumberland derby against FA Vase holders Morpeth Town –…

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Steven Turnbull Has Good Luck Message For Blyth Spartans Juniors Ahead Of FA Youth Cup Clash

8th September 2016

Blyth midfielder Stephen Turnbull has wished Blyth Spartans Juniors the best of luck for this evening – ahead of the side’s first ever FA Youth Cup fixture. Spartans’ under 17s side will take on Hebburn Town Juniors at Croft Park tonight, after entering the prestigious youth competition – currently held by Premier League side Chelsea, who beat Manchester City in the final – for the first time. And, as one…

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Tom Wade Anticipates Tough Morpeth Emirates FA Cup Test

Blyth Spartans have been handed a “tough draw” in the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round, but manager Tom Wade hopes that their competitive clash with Morpeth Town draws the big crowd that it deserves. Spartans were rewarded for their 3-1 win over fellow Evo-Stik Premier League side Frickley Athletic with another home tie, this time against FA Vase holders Town. The Northern League side have already claimed a cup…

7th September 2016
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Blyth Spartans To Host Morpeth Town in Emirates FA Cup

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town in the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round. Spartans have been rewarded with another home draw after seeing off Frickley Athletic 3-1 at Croft Park on Saturday, while Morpeth secured their spot in the second qualifying round with a 4-2 upset at home to Colwyn Bay – after beating fellow Northern League side North Shields 1-0 in the…

5th September 2016
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Wade Admits FA Cup Substitution Mistakes Against Frickley

5th September 2016

Blyth Spartans manager Tom Wade has held his hands up and admitted that his substitutions nearly cost his side safe progression in their Emirates FA Cup first qualifying round 3-1 win over Frickley Athletic. A frustrated Spartans side finally broke the deadlock when Sean Reid slotted home in the 54th minute, before he doubled up with a similar finish four minutes later. The man of the match then made way…

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Match Photos | Spartans 3 Frickley Ath 1

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Cup qualifier match between Blyth Spartans and league strugglers Frickley Athletic. The first half ended goaless thanks to a stubborn Frickley back four and fantastic goalkeeping by Malkowski. The second half saw a more potent attacking Blyth side with a brace from Sean Reid and one from Dan Maguire to secure Blyth’s place in Mondays draw.    

4th September 2016
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