Interview | Goalscorer Blackett hails team effort in Farsley draw

11th November 2020

BY Niall Bromley Paul Blackett believes it was a team effort as his injury-time equaliser earned Blyth Spartans a point against Farsley Celtic. Ashley Smith-Brown opened the scoring for Farsley in a first-half the visitors just shaded before Michael Nelson’s half-time team talk sparked a superb reaction.  Blyth had their chances but it looked as though The Celt Army would hold on for three points until Blackett popped up in…

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Programme | Issue #3 | Farsley Celtic

10th November 2020

Issue #3 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans host Farsley Celtic in National League North on Tuesday evening (November 10), boosted by their first league win of the season at Curzon Ashton.  Sadly, government guidelines dictate all home fixtures must be played behind closed doors for the foreseeable future – but we’re trying our best to bring the match to YOU.  So, why…

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Preview | Farsley Celtic (H) | National League North

9th November 2020

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans welcome Farsley Celtic to Croft Park on Tuesday night looking to make back-to-back wins in National League North.  Michael Nelson’s men claimed their first three points of the season at Curzon Ashton on Saturday but face a quick turnaround as Farsley travel to Northumberland. The visitors themselves grabbed their first win of the campaign at the weekend following a last-minute winner against Gateshead.  THE OPPOSITION …

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Live Stream | Farsley Celtic (H) | National League North

8th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC will provide a live stream for our National League North encounter with Farsley Celtic on Tuesday (November 10). Michael Nelson’s men head into the game looking to make it back-to-back wins following their first three points of the campaign at Curzon Ashton.  Farsley themselves travel to Northumberland full of confidence following their injury time winner against Gateshead.  Due to government guidelines, supporters remain locked out of Croft…

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Interview | Lee Clark assesses Farsley defeat

23rd February 2020

Lee Clark was left disappointed as Blyth Spartans failed to use the windy conditions to their advantage in the first-half during the 2-0 defeat at Farsley Celtic.  Spartans had the wind in their favour during the opening 45 minutes, however instead allowed Farsley a lead at the break following Dave Syers’ 39th-minute strike.  Jimmy Spencer then scored on the hour-mark for the hosts, leaving Blyth with a mountain to climb…

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Report | Spartans lose 2-0 at Farsley Celtic

22nd February 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 22, 2020 FARSLEY CELTIC 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS A goal in either half from Dave Syers and Jimmy Spencer inflicted a 2-0 defeat on Blyth Spartans at Farsley Celtic.  Former Darlington man Syers put the hosts ahead on 39 minutes before Spencer doubled their advantage on the hour-mark.  Spartans played well in…

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Interview | Clark: Keep believing and stick together

17th February 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has called on everyone to keep believing and stick together following Saturday’s defeat to Altrincham.  The 3-0 scoreline means Spartans are six points adrift from National League North safety with some clubs holding as many as three games in-hand. Blyth’s home game with Altrincham was one of two games that survived the weather at the weekend with Storm Dennis causing havoc across the country.  Clark…

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Hospitality | Farsley Celtic (H)

15th November 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to welcome The Children of Albion Rovers into our matchday hospitality suite for the 2-0 win over Farsley Celtic. Pictured above is Lee Clark presenting the group, who brilliantly travelled down from Cliftonhill, North Lanarkshire. They commented on the excellent hospitality, welcoming fans and Croft Park as a whole. YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your…

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Report | Spartans secure Farsley victory

2nd November 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 2nd 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-0 Farsley Celtic Blyth Spartans increased their unbeaten National League North to run matches after a 2-0 win over fifth-placed Farsley Celtic.  Lee Clark’s side took the lead in the 64th minute when Callum Roberts was sent through on goal and unselfishly squared it for Robbie Dale,…

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