Interview | Clark confident points will arrive soon

19th August 2019

Lee Clark is confident Blyth Spartans will soon be up-and-running in National League North and was pleased with Saturday’s first-half performance against Hereford. Spartans were on top in the first-half and were unfortunate to be behind at the break after Mike Symons’ opener on 24 minutes  However, in the second 45 minutes, Clark admits his side fell short, and believes the “fear factor” kicked in longer as Blyth trailed 1-0. …

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0-1 Hereford FC

17th August 2019

A selection of action photos by Bill Broadley from the match between Blyth Spartans and Hereford FC, which saw the visitors take all three points as the Spartans made it four consecutive defeats, firmly anchoring them to the foot of the league and still not having gained a point, so far this season.

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Hospitality package | Clark presents plaque to supporters

5th August 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to have Lee Clark present plaques to supporters in our hospitality suite for Saturday’s National League North opener with Gloucester City. The certificates were presented to Robbie May, Steven Davidson and Simon Blenkinsop, recognising their invaluable support. To get your own personalised presentation plaque and meet Lee Clark, please look at our hospitality package below. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the…

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Interview | Spooner happy to make his debut at Croft Park

19th July 2019

Blyth Spartans’ latest signing, Craig Spooner, spoke of his delight to ‘get out there’ and play at Croft Park in front of the Spartans fans this week against Morpeth Town. Despite losing 4-2 and three of the goals coming from set-pieces Spooner was upbeat about what was to come from himself and the team. The ex-Newcastle United product admits the fans were ‘fantastic’ despite seeing their side succumb to their…

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News | Football Development Pathway

8th July 2019

Blyth Spartans Juniors visited Croft Park on Sunday where they registered for their respective teams for the coming season and then enjoyed a training session led by Spartans manager, Lee Clark. The session was organised as part of the Club’s new football development pathway initiative, which ultimately provides a recognisable route through the various age groups of junior football to the first team. Another part of the pathway is the…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 3-1 Stranraer

29th June 2019

The Lee Clark era got underway at Croft Park this afternoon with a brand new squad of players taking on Scottish First Division outfit; Stranraer FC. The visitors led at half time 0-1, but three second half goals secured the victory for the Spartans. It’s hard to believe that this team of players have never played a competitive game together. A selection of images by Bill Broadley from today’s game….

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News | Clark appoints Paul Stephenson as assistant

21st June 2019

Former Newcastle United, Millwall, Brentford, York City and Hartlepool United midfielder Paul Stephenson has been appointed as Lee Clark’s assistant manager at Croft Park. Stephenson, 51, joins after leaving Middlesbrough U23’s in the summer and joins Clark for a fourth time – having been a part of Lee’s coaching staff at both Huddersfield Town, Kilmarnock and Blackpool. The midfielder enjoyed a fruitful career as a professional footballer – making over…

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Arrival | Mark Foden is Clark’s latest addition

17th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former Gateshead goalkeeper Mark Foden. Foden played one game for Blyth during the 2018/19 season when former manager Alun Armstrong brought him in on loan. And the former Ross County man is delighted to be at Croft Park, especially to work under Lee Clark. “Obviously he has managed at a very good level, and what he is trying to do here…

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Progress Report | Clark sets foundations for National League North campaign

14th June 2019

      Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark updated the club’s website on his first week in the job, with 10 players and physio Gary Neasham joining the club. Clark has re-signed Ryan Hutchinson, Lewis Horner, Jack Butler and Robbie Dale from the side that finished 6th last season and has worked hard to bring others through the door. So far Tom Devitt has joined from Gateshead, Anthony Callaghan from…

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Arrival | Tom Devitt joins from Gateshead

13th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signing of centre-back Tom Devitt who joins after a season with Gateshead in the National League. Devitt, who turns 23 tomorrow, is Lee Clark’s latest addition the ranks and he was over the moon to welcome the defender to Croft Park. “I am delighted we got him because his previous club made a huge push to keep him. “He is a young ambitious…

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