Arrival | Jordan Hickey joins Blyth Spartans

5th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Jordan Hickey, who has put pen to paper on a one-year contract.  The Sunderland-born midfielder arrives at Croft Park having left League One side Hull City in February.  During his time at the KCOM Stadium, the 21-year-old appeared in the Checkatrade Trophy and spent time on loan at Whitby Town.  Hickey had trained with Blyth earlier this year, impressing manager…


News | Ritson and Amantchi return to parent clubs

2nd January 2020

Blyth Spartans can confirm Lewis Ritson and Levi Amantchi have returned to their parent clubs following their respective loan spells.  Ritson returns to Hull City having made 21 appearances since his arrival in August – most frequently forming a defensive partnership with Tom Devitt. “It was tough but a good experience for me to get some games in a competitive league,” Ritson told “All the lads are quality and…


Arrival | Ritson signs on loan from Hull

21st August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrival of Hull City defender Lewis Ritson on loan until January 2020.  The 20-year-old joins having captained The Tigers at every level – most recently the under-23s – and has appeared on the bench for the first-team at the start of 2019 during their Championship fixtures. Ritson, a South Shields-born lad, has been with Hull since the age of 16 but will head…


Gavin Caines Calls For Increased Medical Help Following Former Teammate Daniel Wilkinson’s Demise

19th September 2016

Blyth Spartans defender Gavin Caines has called for more defibrillators and medical equipment to be made available in all levels of football – after the tragic news of his former teammate Daniel Wilkinson’s death from a heart attack during a game. The 26-year-old former Hull City defender – who played alongside Spartans’ summer signing at Rushall Olympic last season – collapsed on the field an hour into Shaw Lane AFC’s Integro…