Report | Dale on scoresheet as Spartans suffer Hebburn defeat

31st July 2021

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly 31st July 2021 HEBBURN TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Robbie Dale’s first goal since coming out of retirement wasn’t enough as Spartans fell to a 2-1 defeat away to Hebburn Town. The hosts took the lead after 13 minutes in fortunate circumstances as Carl Taylor deflected in a long range effort from his team mate Robbie Spence. Dale hit back for Spartans within…


Preview | Hebburn Town (A) | Pre-season | 21/22

29th July 2021

BY Stephen Burton Next up for Blyth Spartans is a visit to the Green Energy Sports Ground to take on newly-promoted ­Northern Premier League East side Hebburn Town (kick-off 3pm). Michael Nelson’s side head to South Tyneside on the back of an impressive win against League Two side Hartlepool United after goals from Jordan Hickey and JJ O’Donnell sealed a 2-1 win. The Hornets are Spartans’ fifth opponents of pre-season…


Pre-season 21/22 | Five friendlies confirmed

27th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC announces five pre-season friendlies, as Michael Nelson’s side prepare for the 2021/22 National League North campaign. Preparations for the new season officially get underway on Saturday, July 10th when Blyth visit Northern Premier League West side Marske United. The first home friendly then follows a week later (Saturday, July 17th) with the opposition to be confirmed next week. Spartans also face North Shields, South Shields, Hebburn Town…


Report | Spartans begin pre-season with Hebburn defeat

26th August 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, August 26, 2020 HEBBURN TOWN 3-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans’ pre-season campaign kicked off with a 3-0 defeat to Hebburn Town in a damp affair at the Green Energy Sports Ground.  Blyth’s first game since March couldn’t have arrived in worse conditions prior to the match but nevertheless, the pitch held up well on South Tyneside.  Having…


Preview | Hebburn Town (A)

24th August 2020

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans are back in action for the first time since March – travelling to Hebburn Town in their opening game of pre-season on Tuesday (KO: 7:30PM).  Michael Nelson will take charge of his first match as permanent Spartans boss at the Green Energy Sports Ground following his solitary game as caretaker boss away at Brackley Town. Nelson has endured an unprecedented start to his first managerial…


Departure | Mark Foden joins Hebburn Town

9th December 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Mark Foden has left the club to join Northern League Division One side Hebburn Town.  Foden, 23, moved to Croft Park in the summer from Gateshead and established himself in between the sticks once the first six games had passed.  However, following the arrival of Middlesbrough loanee Zach Hemming, Foden had dropped out of the starting 11 in recent weeks.  In total, he made 13 appearances…