Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-1 Stockport County

21st April 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday April 21 2018 Blyth Spartans 0-1 Stockport County A dominant Blyth Spartans were left frustrated by a collection of contentious decisions just before the break – as referee John Matthews’ mistakes gifted Vanarama National League North playoff hopefuls Stockport County an undeserved 1-0 win on Saturday. When a County corner went out…

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Arrival | Spartans Sign Recently Released Striker Rutherford From Berwick Rangers

3rd October 2017

Blyth Spartans have moved quickly to secure the signature of free agent Greg Rutherford – after the striker was released by Berwick Rangers last week. The 23-year-old – who was named Scottish League Two Player of the Month back in March – joined Berwick in October 2016, but the former Hartlepool United youngster was forced to leave Shielfield Park at the end of last month due to his teacher training…

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Pre-Season | Spartans Put Finishing Touches to Pre-Season Preparations

20th June 2017

Blyth Spartans have confirmed the rest of their pre-season schedule, with the visits of Championship side Middlesbrough, Hartlepool United and South Shields added to an already testing summer schedule. Following their relegation from the Premier League last season, Boro will travel to Blyth on Saturday July 22 – as part of the deal that saw Luke Armstrong leave Spartans at the end of the recent double-winning season. The game will…

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Pre-Season | More Home Comforts Confirmed For Blyth as Carlisle and Whitby Come to Croft Park

9th June 2017

Blyth Spartans have agreed to two further friendlies at Croft Park as part of their pre-season preparations – as Carlisle United and Whitby Town will both make the trip up to the Northumbrian coast this summer. The Cumbrians will take on Alun Armstrong’s side at the home of the Vanarama National League North side on Saturday July 15. United finished the season in sixth place, but lost out to Exeter City…

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Arrival | Released Loan Star Atkinson Signs For Spartans

19th January 2017

On-loan defender David Atkinson has signed for Blyth Spartans permanently – subject to final confirmation – after leaving parent club Carlisle United by mutual consent. The 23-year-old originally arrived at Croft Park in December and had only had his loan spell extended earlier this month, but will remain at the club indefinitely – after Alun Armstrong was able to agree a deal with the former Middlesbrough youngster. Atkinson – who…

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