Alun Armstrong: Luke was the difference in Gateshead defeat

Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong highlighted his son and former Spartan Luke Armstrong as “the difference” following yesterday’s 3-1 defeat Gateshead.  Luke, whose goals in the 2016-17 season helped return Blyth to the second tier on Non-League football for the first time in five-year, starred by scoring a hat-trick on his return to Croft Park. He left Spartans to join Middlesbrough – spending last season in their U23s set up…

29th July 2018

Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead

28th July 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday, July 28 2018 Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead Alun Armstrong’s son and former Spartan Luke Armstrong haunted his former club after scoring a hat-trick at Croft Park in Blyth’s final game of pre-season. The Middlesbrough loanee, who helped Blyth reach Non-League’s second tier in the 2016-17 season, fired the only goal of the first-half when…


Departure | Striker Armstrong Signs For Premier League Side Middlesbrough

10th April 2017

Luke Armstrong’s blistering form for Blyth Spartans this season has earned him a move to Premier League side Middlesbrough. After arriving last summer from Cowdenbeath, the former Birmingham City striker – who has scored 23 goals this season – has established himself as a real force at Croft Park during his time under father Alun and the youngster has been rewarded with a move to Boro at the end of the current…


Award | Port of Blyth POTM | December 2016

12th January 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that Luke Armstrong has been awarded with the Port of Blyth Player of the Month award for December. Spartans started the month with a battling draw against fellow Evo-Stik Premier League promotion hopefuls Buxton, despite playing 50 minutes of the game with ten men. Another stalemate followed in the Buildbase FA Trophy – as Blyth held Altrincham to a 2-2 draw, before succumbing to a…


Lucky Luke Armstrong Backs Blyth Spartans To Keep Up Recent Good Form Against Ilkeston

17th October 2016

Lucky Luke Armstrong scored his second fortunate goal within a week when he claimed the winner at Hednesford, but he revealed that it’s nothing out of the ordinary for the young Blyth Spartans striker. Armstrong quietly celebrated his 81st minute goal – as the ball bounced in off him, following Calum Flanagan’s attempt at a challenge – just seven days after the 20-year-old diverted Nathan Buddle’s header in off the…