Interview | Nelson discusses his Spartans player-manager appointment

4th March 2020

Blyth Spartans player-manager Michael Nelson has described his appointment as a ‘whirlwind’.  Nelson originally moved to Croft Park on a playing basis last week but will now take charge of first-team affairs following the departure of Lee Clark and Paul Stephenson earlier today. It has been a somewhat crazy few weeks for Nelson, who was recently assistant manager to Graham Westley at League Two side Stevenage.  Nelson explained to…


Arrival | Experienced defender Nelson joins Blyth

26th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former Hartlepool United defender Michael Nelson on a deal until the end of the season.  The experienced defender joins having left his assistant manager role at League Two side Stevenage earlier this month.  Nelson had a successful career in professional football with the likes of Bury, Hartlepool, Norwich City, Scunthorpe, Kilmarnock, Bradford City, Hibernian, Cambridge and Barnet.  He spent six years…