News | Matty Dopson signs Spartans contract

19th June 2022

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce that England Schoolboy international Matty Dopson has signed a contract for next season. Dopson enjoyed a breakout campaign last season as he captained Spartans’ under-18s to the First Round Proper of the FA Youth Cup, before earning an international call up England Schoolboys for the Centenary Shield – where he was an ever present. The club enjoys a successful relationship with Tyne Met College,…


Interview | Spartans starlet Dopson reflects on an impressive season

8th April 2022

By Liam O’Brien We caught up with Matty Dopson, who is currently playing for England Under 18s Schoolboys in the Centenary Shield. Dopson’s call-up to the the Schoolboys squad in January, was a reward for a fantastic season, that saw him lead Spartans Under-18s to a historic run to the First Round Proper of the FA Youth Cup. The full-back has played a key role for England so far, starting…


Arrival | Dopson and Marriott join Spartans

24th March 2022

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signing of youngsters Matty Dopson and Daniel Marriott as the club bolsters its squad for the season run-in. Dopson has been part of Spartans’ youth side this season, captaining the under 18s to a remarkable run the FA Youth Cup first round, as well as turning out the for under 19s and gaining first-team experience at Northern League side North Shields. In an…