Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town

25th July 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town Blyth Spartans fought back from two goals down against Morpeth Town in this pre-season friendly, but succumbed to a late winner from former Spartan Ben Sayer. Morpeth struck within 29 seconds through Sayer, before substitute Joe Walton doubled up on 36 minutes – after more poor…


Arrival | Blyth Spartans Name Stuart Dick as New Media Manager

15th May 2017

Koast FM’s Stuart Dick will take over from long-time Blyth Spartans media manager Phil Castiaux for the new season. The 28-year-old head of sport for the Northumbrian radio station had also been in charge of the media output for Northern League side Morpeth Town, but will end a three-year association at Craik Park in order to help cover Spartans’ upcoming return to the National League North. Dick – who is studying towards…


Pre-Season | Spartans Face Further Fixtures With Northern League Sides

Blyth Spartans can announce another two pre-season friendlies against Northern League sides, with West Auckland Town and Morpeth Town providing the opposition – as Alun Armstrong’s side prepare for their return to the Vanarama National League North. Auckland will play host to Spartans on Tuesday July 18 at the Wanted Stadium, before Morpeth make the trip to Croft Park seven days later on Tuesday July 25 (both 7:30pm kick-offs.) The…

12th May 2017

Match Sponsors | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Morpeth Town

19th September 2016

Pictured below are the sponsors from Saturday’s Blyth Spartans v Morpeth Town Emirates FA Cup match, played at Croft Park. Gordon and Dot Young Alan McLean and family – along with his daughter’s friend from Edinburgh University. Morpeth fan Daryl Ord, with Ken Beattie of Morpeth Town – presented with signed ball and book. Should you be interested in sponsoring the Spartans, please get in touch with Ian Evans at Croft…


Early Emirates FA Cup Exit Hurts Spartans’ Assistant Hooks

18th September 2016

Assistant manager Neal Hooks was unable to hide his hurt after watching Blyth Spartans get knocked out of this season’s Emirates FA Cup – following a comprehensive 4-2 defeat to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town. The Northern League raced to a commanding 3-0 lead within the first 17 minutes, thanks to a brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s curling effort. Daniel Maguire’s header and an own goal from former…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town

17th September 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round Saturday September 17 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town A clinical Morpeth Town put Spartans to the sword in the Emirates FA Cup – as the FA Vase holders eventually claimed the tie late on, despite a second half fightback from the hosts. A brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s…


Spartans’ Star Defender Hopes to See Off Old Friends in Emirates FA Cup Showdown With Morpeth Town

16th September 2016

Spartans defender Ryan Hutchinson will come up against old friends in Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie, but he is adamant that his time at Morpeth Town gives him an added incentive to help Blyth win this weekend’s second qualifying round tie. The 23-year-old ex-Celtic and St Johnstone youngster joined Northern League side Morpeth after moving south of the border, before signing for Blyth from Seaton Delaval during the 2013/14 season….


Tom Wade Anticipates Tough Morpeth Emirates FA Cup Test

Blyth Spartans have been handed a “tough draw” in the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round, but manager Tom Wade hopes that their competitive clash with Morpeth Town draws the big crowd that it deserves. Spartans were rewarded for their 3-1 win over fellow Evo-Stik Premier League side Frickley Athletic with another home tie, this time against FA Vase holders Town. The Northern League side have already claimed a cup…

7th September 2016

Blyth Spartans To Host Morpeth Town in Emirates FA Cup

Blyth Spartans have been drawn at home to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town in the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round. Spartans have been rewarded with another home draw after seeing off Frickley Athletic 3-1 at Croft Park on Saturday, while Morpeth secured their spot in the second qualifying round with a 4-2 upset at home to Colwyn Bay – after beating fellow Northern League side North Shields 1-0 in the…

5th September 2016