News | Josh Gillies signs new Spartans deal

18th June 2022

Blyth Spartans are delighted to confirm that Josh Gillies has signed a new deal to stay at the club next season. The winger arrived at Spartans last summer for a second spell at the club, only for his season to be cruely cut-short just 25 minutes into the opening match against Alfreton Town after suffering a serious knee injury. However after a long year of rehabilitation under club physio Gary…


Report | Spartans round off pre-season with emphatic Stockton win

7th August 2021

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly 7th August 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 5-1 STOCKTON TOWN Robbie Dale and Josh Gillies scored a brace apiece as Blyth Spartans thrashed Stockton Town 5-1 in their final pre-season match at Croft Park. Spartans went ahead after a quickfire blitz, with Gillies scoring twice within a minute, then Dale grabbing a third. Jamie Owens pulled one back for Stockton three…


Report | Spartans edge seven-goal thriller at North Shields

21st July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 NORTH SHIELDS 3-4 BLYTH SPARTANS Dan Maguire bagged his first goal since re-joining Blyth Spartans with a last-minute winner­­ in a thrilling 4-3 win away to North Shields. Spartans took the lead against the run of play on 28 minutes as Karl Byrne fired in his second goal in as many games. Dan Wilson…


Arrival | Josh Gillies joins Blyth Spartans

6th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the arrival of Josh Gillies following his departure from South Shields.  Gillies, 30, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal at Croft Park – and is the ninth player to commit his future to the club for the upcoming season.  The former England C international enjoyed a brief spell with Blyth under Mick Tait before making his name at the likes…