Arrival | Harmison joins Blyth Spartans from Morpeth

24th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of striker Ben Harmison from Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  Harmison joins Jack Lambert in the second player to join Spartans today and is available for selection ahead of Saturday’s game with King’s Lynn Town.  The 34-year-old, a former professional cricketer, stepped into non-league football with hometown club Ashington.  And after having a brief spell with North Shields, Harmison has worked his way…


Arrival | Thackray signs on permanent deal

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce Kris Thackray has signed on a permanent basis until the end of the season following a successful loan spell.  The 31-year-old initially joined a month’s loan from our Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town but has instantly become a key figure at Croft Park.  Since his debut in the FA Trophy tie at Stockport County, the former Newcastle United youngster has appeared in all six of…


Departure | Hutchinson departs after seven seasons at Spartans

10th January 2020

Blyth Spartans are sad to announce the departure of popular defender Ryan Hutchinson who is joining Morpeth Town.   The 26-year-old spent seven seasons at Croft Park having first joined from Seaton Delaval in 2013.  Initially arriving as a midfielder, Hutchy made his debut at Matlock Town in April 2014 before netting his first goal during a 2-1 win over Halesowen Town in August of the same year.  Hutchy was a…


Arrival | Thackray joins on loan from Morpeth

13th December 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Kris Thackray has joined on a one-month loan deal from Morpeth Town.  Thackray, a defender, arrives on a short-term deal at Croft Park and has bags of experience having plied his trade in three different countries.  He started out at Newcastle United before being released at 16. Instead of remaining in England, Thackray opted for a move abroad – signing for Serie A side…


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…


Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town

17th July 2019

A mega selection of images from Spartans first defeat of the pre-season campaign. There are three sets of images from three different photographers. The first set is from our regular match day photographer Bill Broadley. The second set is from guest photographer Sean Stephenson and the third set of images are also from  guest photographer Martin Snow. Enjoy.   The Following set of images are from guest photographer Sean Stephenson…


Match Report | Morpeth Town 8 – 2 Blyth Spartans

31st January 2018

  Report by Sam Donovan   In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Wednesday 31st January 2018   Morpeth Town 8 – 2 Blyth Spartans   A bitterly cold evening in Northumberland saw Morpeth Town host local rivals Blyth Spartans in the semi-finals of Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup. A much changed Spartans lined up with youngsters Callum Uddgren and Euan…


Match Preview | Morpeth Town v Blyth Spartans

30th January 2018

TECHFLOW GROUP NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Date: Wednesday 31st January 2018 Kick Off: 7.30pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter   ADMISSION Adults: £6 Concessions: £3   TEAM NEWS Blyth make the short trip to Morpeth on Wednesday night looking to secure their place in the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Final. The Spartans reached the semi-final stage…


Senior Cup | Morpeth Town Date Announced

18th January 2018

The Northumberland Senior Cup Semi-Final between Morpeth Town and Blyth Spartans will take place on Wednesday 31st January with a 7.30pm Kick-Off Spartans are looking to lift the Northumberland Senior Cup for the third time in four years, but face a tough task against the EBAC Northern League leaders. The Highwaymen are currently on a seven game winning streak and sit eighteen points ahead of Marske United in the league…


Senior Cup | Spartans face Highwaymen Test in Semi-Final

12th January 2018

Blyth Spartans have been drawn away to EBAC Northern League Division One leaders Morpeth Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup Semi-Final. The last time the two sides met in the competition was during the 2014/15 season final when Spartans ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Michael Richardson and Dan Maguire. The Highwaymen gained some revenge last term with a 4-2 victory in the Second Qualifying Round of the…