Port of Blyth Player of the Month | Jarrett Rivers

14th January 2019

Before the Spartans Buildbase FA Trophy match against Boreham Wood, Jarrett Rivers was presented with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award by Colin Bassam from Port of Blyth Training Services. The award is decided by averaging the three top players in each of the month’s games.  

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City

30th December 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and York City, which saw the Spartans extend their unbeaten run to ten games after Bradley Fewter secured the victory on the 86th minute after a York City goal 30 seconds earlier, had been disallowed for offside. Sean Reid had given the Spartans a first half lead on 15 minutes from the penalty spot. York equalised through…

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Armstrong | “That Was Special”

23rd December 2018

Alun Armstrong praised a “special” performance against Chorley on Saturday as his side made it seven wins in a row in all competitions. The 43-year-old made changes to his usual attacking setup and matched up “man for man” against the league leaders. “We had a good chat during the week, I have looked at how Chorley have got on against other teams and I just thought I will change it today,…

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Mullen Lauds “Fantastic” Performance

23rd December 2018

Blyth Spartans captain Damen Mullen praised his side after they overcame high-flying Chorley 4-2 at Victory Park. Spartans took a two-goal lead thanks to Sean Reid and Dan Maguire, but the hosts pegged back Spartans with goals either side of the interval. Substitute Jamie Holmes then took centre stage with a second half brace to make it seven wins in a row for Blyth. “It was a fantastic performance,” said…

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Match Report | Rivers Double sinks Nuneaton Borough

2nd December 2018

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 1, 2018 Nuneaton Borough 1-3 Blyth Spartans Jarrett Rivers netted a brace to help Spartans secure a fourth successive win away at Nuneaton Borough. Rivers opened the scoring in the 26th minute before doubling his tally a minute into the second period. Dan Maguire added his fourth in two games three…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 3-2 Curzon Ashton

18th November 2018

If ever there was a game of two halves, then the game between Blyth Spartans and Curzon Ashton fitted the bill. Spartans were two down at half time after the visitors bossed most of the first half. It looked like it would be damage limitation in the second half. However, Spartans went from first to fifth gear from the start of the second half and went for Cuzon in a…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0-3 FC United of Manchester

3rd November 2018

The Red Rebels maintain their un-beaten run at Croft Park with a comfortable three nil win over the Spartans in an early season six pointer. The Spartans were two down at half time with the visitors scoring two goals in two minutes. The Spartans were the more attacking team in the second half, but were unable to find the target. This opened up the Blyth defence which the visitors took…

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Match Preview | Spartans v A.F.C. Telford United

28th September 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans will be looking to kick-start their Vanarama National League North campaign off the back of Tuesday night’s FA Cup victory over Nantwich Town – which included the sides first clean sheet since a 2-0 win over Southport last season. We welcome A.F.C. Telford United to Croft Park this weekend – who’ll be looking to replicate their performance here in April last year when they took all…

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Alun Armstrong: “We’ve played a lot better and lost.”

2nd September 2018

Alun Armstrong was in a jubilant mood yesterday evening after goals from Sean Reid and Jarrett Rivers secured Spartans’ second win of the season against a very competitive Altrincham side. Reid and Lewis Horner combined to give the hosts a 25th minute lead, which was cancelled out by Josh Hancocks tidy finish within 60 second. Rivers became the hero on 82 minutes when he rifled the ball into the roof…

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