Preview | Kidderminster Harriers (A | National League North

30th October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans travel to Aggborough Stadium to face Kidderminster Harriers this Saturday in the hopes of getting their first points away from home this season. Michael Nelson’s men have suffered a difficult start on the road so far with heavy defeats at Gloucester City and Guiseley. Injury problems have also blighted Blyth’s games recently but they will have new signing Michael Cain available for the match. THE…

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Report | Scoreline harsh as Blyth lose to Southport

24th October 2020

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday October 24th 2020 Blyth Spartans 0-3 Southport FC Three lapses in concentration cost Blyth Spartans in what a generally solid defensive performance against Southport. George Newell opened the scoring late the first-half before Dylan Vassallo doubled the visitors’ lead in the 79th minute against the run of play. Marcus Carver then made…

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Preview | Southport (H) | National League North

23rd October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with LV BET Blyth Spartans host Southport at Croft Park this Saturday in their second home game of the 2020-21 National League North season. Spartans will be hoping to put the heavy defeat 6-1 at Gloucester City behind them and instead take some positives from their last match in Northumberland, where they earned a hard-fought point against AFC Telford United. INJURY NEWS Olly Scott and…

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Live Stream | Southport (H) | National League North

21st October 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm a live stream will be in operation for our National League North encounter with Southport on Saturday. Spartans welcome Liam Watson’s Port to Northumberland in a 3pm kick-off, who are fresh from their 1-0 win against Chorley last week. Due to government guidelines, supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, however we’re doing all we can to ensure you don’t miss any of the action….

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Report | Blyth suffer Gloucester nightmare

17th October 2020

BY Russell Wynn In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, October 17, 2020 GLOUCESTER CITY 6-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans made the long trip south to Gloucester and their new ground at Meadow Park, complete with a shiny new 4G artificial surface. However, it was a very unhappy trip as Spartans found themselves 5-1 down at the break as almost everything Gloucester…

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Preview | Gloucester City (A) | National League North

16th October 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans return to National League North action on Saturday with a long trip to early pace-setters Gloucester City at Meadow Park. Michael Nelson’s men will be hoping to bounce back after a disappointing FA Cup exit to Marske United in midweek. THE OPPOSITION In winning their opening two games, manager Jason Rowe has overseen the Tiger’s best start to a league season since 1996. Their last…

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Reaction | Thomson ‘over the moon’ with Telford point

11th October 2020

BY Niall Bromley Blyth Spartans attacker Connor Thomson is relieved to get the first point of the National League North campaign on the board.  Thomson played a starring role in Blyth’s 1-1 draw with AFC Telford United, in which Paul Blackett scored an 89th-minute equaliser for Michael Nelson’s side.  It was nothing more than Spartans deserved following an excellent second-half performance at Croft Park.  Thomson told blythspartans.com: “We’re over the…

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Match Photos|Blyth Spartans 1 AFC Telford 1

10th October 2020

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the opening league game of the 2020-21 campaign against AFC Telford. After going one down in the first half, the Spartans showed great spirit and never gave up; being rewarded for there efforts with a 89th minute equaliser from Paul Blackett. Any images used in other publications, must credit images to Bill Broadley

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Report | Blyth claim point against AFC Telford

10th October 2020

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, October 10, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-1 AFC TELFORD UNITED A last-minute equaliser from Paul Blackett secured Spartans their first point of the season in a hard-fought draw at Croft Park. After a dominant start the visitors took the lead 13 minutes in through a header from Jason Oswell, before Blackett made the most…

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