FA Trophy | Spartans host Boreham Wood

17th December 2018

Blyth Spartans will host National League side Boreham Wood in the second round of the Buildbase FA Trophy.  Following goals from Michael Liddle, Dan Maguire and Jamie Holmes on Saturday, Alun Armstrong’s men saw off Evo-Stik Premier team Lancaster City in the previous round to set up a tie with The Wood in the last 32. This followed after Spartans beat Marske United 4-1 in the fourth round qualifying, which…

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Match Preview | Lancaster (A)

14th December 2018

BUILDBASE FA TROPHY Venue: Giant Axe, Lancaster Date: Saturday 15th December 2018 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £10 Concessions – £7 Under 17’s – £5 Under 14’s – FREE with a paying Adult By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans return to Buildbase FA Trophy action when they travel across the Pennines this weekend to take on Lancaster City at the fantastically named…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske Utd

25th November 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy 3rd Rd qualifier match between Blyth Spartans and MArske Utd of the Evostik East Division (two leagues below the Vanarama National League North). The Spartans ran out eventual winners by four goals to one, with a perfect hatrick from Dan Maguire and a Robert Dale goal; his 198th goal for the club making him the all-time second highest scoring…

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Alun Armstrong: Hopefully we’ll bring the fans back

25th November 2018

  By Liam O’Brien Alun Armstrong has challenged his Blyth Spartans players to maintain their winning mentality – and hopes the club’s three consecutive wins will entice fans back through the gates at Croft Park. Dan Maguire’s hat-trick and a record-breaking 198 goal from Robbie Dale – making him Blyth’s all-time second highest goal scorer – saw Spartans record a 4-1 victory against Marske United on Saturday. Blyth’s progression into…

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Spartans Boss Armstrong Lauds Second-Top Scorer Dale’s Historic Success

24th November 2018

On the day that that the enigmatic Robert Dale claimed second spot for himself in the list of all-time top goalscorers at Croft Park, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was full of praise for his history-making captain. Dale’s stoppage time penalty at the end of the first half of Saturday’s 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy triumph over Marske United saw him surpass former Spartans centre-forward Steve Pyle’s impressive haul of 197…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United

24th November 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Saturday November 24, 2018 Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske United Daniel Maguire’s perfect hat-trick was overshadowed by a historic Robert Dale penalty during a 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy win over Marske United – as the Blyth Spartans skipper became the club’s second top all-time goalscorer. Maguire struck twice in the first half…

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Interview | Armstrong Calls for Bumper Crowd Ahead of FC United Fixture

18th January 2018

“We need the people of Blyth to pack this place on Saturday,” Alun Armstrong decreed as he spoke to Blyth Spartans Official Website on a cold winter evening at Croft Park ahead of a busy run of action. Spartans return to league action against FC United of Manchester on Saturday afternoon off the back of a disappointing exit to Vanarama National League side Bromley in the Last 32 of the…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 1-0 AFC Telford United

20th December 2017

Photographer Kris Hodgetts captured our 1-0 win over AFC Telford United to progress to the third round of the FA Trophy at home against Bromley on January 13th , Below are a selection of images from the game, to see the full album head to, http://khodgetts.wixsite.com/blyth-spartans-v-20    

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic

26th November 2017

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy tie between Blyth Spartans and Stalybridge Celtic who occupy a bottom four position in the Evostick Premier League. Blyth came out 2-1 winners; with two goals in the final 10 minutes of the game, after falling behind too the visitors on 69 minutes.      

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