Arrival | Thackray signs on permanent deal

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce Kris Thackray has signed on a permanent basis until the end of the season following a successful loan spell.  The 31-year-old initially joined a month’s loan from our Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town but has instantly become a key figure at Croft Park.  Since his debut in the FA Trophy tie at Stockport County, the former Newcastle United youngster has appeared in all six of…


Report | Spartans lose 3-1 at Altrincham

7th January 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Tuesday, January 7, 2020 ALTRINCHAM 3-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  Blyth Spartans were unable to register back-to-back National League North away wins as Altrincham stayed unbeaten at home from the opening day of the season.  Lewis Moult handed Altrincham the lead in a first-half where there was not a lot between the two sides at the…


Report | Dale winner secures derby win

26th December 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 26th December 2019 Gateshead 2-3 Blyth Spartans Robbie Dale’s spectacular late volley earned Blyth Spartans all three points and saw them move within four points of safety in a hard-fought derby win at Gateshead International Stadium. Cal Roberts opened the scoring with a fantastic solo goal on 16 minutes, then Greg Olley responded for…


Arrival | Thackray joins on loan from Morpeth

13th December 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Kris Thackray has joined on a one-month loan deal from Morpeth Town.  Thackray, a defender, arrives on a short-term deal at Croft Park and has bags of experience having plied his trade in three different countries.  He started out at Newcastle United before being released at 16. Instead of remaining in England, Thackray opted for a move abroad – signing for Serie A side…