Club Statement | Trio leave Blyth Spartans

19th August 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Dale Pearson, Craig Spooner and Jack Butler have left the club by mutual consent.  Pearson and Spooner joined from Newcastle Benfield and North Shields, respectively, in the summer and made five National League North appearances between them.  Butler, who graduated into the first-team from the reserves, featured eight times for Spartans and spent the majority of last season loan at Ashington.  The former England Schoolboys forward…

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Interview | Clark confident points will arrive soon

19th August 2019

Lee Clark is confident Blyth Spartans will soon be up-and-running in National League North and was pleased with Saturday’s first-half performance against Hereford. Spartans were on top in the first-half and were unfortunate to be behind at the break after Mike Symons’ opener on 24 minutes  However, in the second 45 minutes, Clark admits his side fell short, and believes the “fear factor” kicked in longer as Blyth trailed 1-0. …

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Report | Spartans unlucky to taste defeat at home

18th August 2019

By Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday 17 August 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-1 Hereford Blyth Spartans slumped to a fourth defeat in a row, despite an encouraging first half performance against Hereford. Mike Symons put The Bulls in front after 24 minutes, though it was Lee Clark’s side that shaded the opening 45 minutes. And despite the best efforts…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0-1 Hereford FC

17th August 2019

A selection of action photos by Bill Broadley from the match between Blyth Spartans and Hereford FC, which saw the visitors take all three points as the Spartans made it four consecutive defeats, firmly anchoring them to the foot of the league and still not having gained a point, so far this season.

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Volunteer | Distributing posters

16th August 2019

Blyth Spartans AFC is looking for volunteers to distribute posters advertising our home games to retail outlets, pubs and business units etc throughout the Blyth and surrounding areas. Would anyone who is interested in helping out, with what may take an hour or so every few weeks, depending on how many posters you agree to distribute, please contact me; generalmanager@blythspartans.com. We are extremely grateful to those volunteers that helped with this…

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News | Foden joins Consett on short loan

15th August 2019

Blyth Spartans goalkeeper Mark Foden has joined Northern League Division One side Consett AFC on a short loan. Foden, who joined from Gateshead in the summer, played every game in pre-season before picking up a hip injury on the eve of the campaign. The 23-year-old was expected to be out for longer than anticipated, hence the arrival of Nathan Harker from Newcastle United. Instead, Foden has made a swift recovery…

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Sponsorship | SOS Group

15th August 2019

Copy, print and scan management company, SOS Group, has just been announced as the new Spartans’ sleeve sponsor and the firm is thrilled to be associated with the club at such a pivotal point in its long history. John Behan, director at SOS Group, says: “We’re very proud to see our logo on the Blyth match shirts. “This is a club with a long and proud history and we’ll be…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0 York City 3

14th August 2019

It was 2nd top against 2nd bottom as the full timers of York City took on the fledgling part timers of Blyth Spartans, and after 90 minutes of football it was the visitors of York who took all three points and went top of the league, whilst the losers Blyth, found themselves at the foot of the table and the only team in the league still yet to gain a…

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Hospitality package | Clark presents plaque to supporters

5th August 2019

Blyth Spartans were delighted to have Lee Clark present plaques to supporters in our hospitality suite for Saturday’s National League North opener with Gloucester City. The certificates were presented to Robbie May, Steven Davidson and Simon Blenkinsop, recognising their invaluable support. To get your own personalised presentation plaque and meet Lee Clark, please look at our hospitality package below. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the…

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News | Green Army donate sensory packages for fans with disabilities

4th August 2019

The Green Army, supporters club of Blyth Spartans AFC, has kindly donated 20 sensory packages for fans with disabilities. The sensory packages arrived in time for our home game with Gloucester City on Saturday, and will be available throughout the 2019/20 season. Blyth Spartans AFC is committed to offering the best possible match day experience to every supporter. We send our utmost thanks to the Green Army for their incredible…

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