Interview | Nelson hails 1899 Club and Future Fund after Elsdon signing

9th July 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Michael Nelson has hailed the impact of the Future Fund and the 1899 Club following the signing of Matthew Elsdon from Barrow.  Alongside the continued support of our 1899 Club members and money raised from the Future Fund so far, Nelson was able to snap up Elsdon, just a few weeks after his release from the National League champions.  The former Norwich City defender believes, without those…

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Arrival | Elsdon joins Blyth Spartans

9th July 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the arrival of central defender Matthew Elsdon from National League champions Barrow.  The 23-year-old, from Durham, becomes Michael Nelson’s third new signing as manager after Callum Guy and Kieran Charlton joined from South Shields last month.  Elsdon progressed through the youth ranks at Middlesbrough and his first taste of senior experience came in a loan spell at Scottish Championship club Inverness CT.  After…

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