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…

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Interview | Lee Clark: ‘We’ve got to fight’

23rd February 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has urged his players to fight for every last ball and keep believing in the final 10 games of the season.  The 2-0 defeat to Farsley Celtic means Spartans remain six points adrift from National League North safety with other clubs holding up to four games in-hand.  But Clark, while admitting each game is getting bigger and bigger, insists he is not giving up, nor…

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Interview | Lee Clark assesses Farsley defeat

23rd February 2020

Lee Clark was left disappointed as Blyth Spartans failed to use the windy conditions to their advantage in the first-half during the 2-0 defeat at Farsley Celtic.  Spartans had the wind in their favour during the opening 45 minutes, however instead allowed Farsley a lead at the break following Dave Syers’ 39th-minute strike.  Jimmy Spencer then scored on the hour-mark for the hosts, leaving Blyth with a mountain to climb…

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Report | Spartans lose 2-0 at Farsley Celtic

22nd February 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 22, 2020 FARSLEY CELTIC 2-0 BLYTH SPARTANS A goal in either half from Dave Syers and Jimmy Spencer inflicted a 2-0 defeat on Blyth Spartans at Farsley Celtic.  Former Darlington man Syers put the hosts ahead on 39 minutes before Spencer doubled their advantage on the hour-mark.  Spartans played well in…

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Departure | Sweet joins Shildon on loan

20th February 2020

Michael Sweet has joined Northern League Division One side Shildon on loan for the remainder of the season.  The 25-year-old joined Blyth Spartans last summer having scored 128 goals in four seasons for Consett AFC.  Sweet has led the Spartans attack regularly this term with 30 appearances to his name with a goal return of five.  However, Spartans have agreed to loan the former England Schoolboys striker to the Railwaymen…

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Hospitality | Altrincham (H)

20th February 2020

Blyth Spartans welcomed sponsors and supporters into our matchday hospitality for the home game with Altrincham. Key Sponsors Lennon Properties, founder Martin Trinder and friends joined us. Supporters Conor McClay and his girlfriend were also present. We thank them for their continued support. You can book your place in our matchday hospitality suite by contacting Antony Seghini, General Manager on 07703 665311 or email generalmanager@blythspartans.com. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom…

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Interview | Clark: Keep believing and stick together

17th February 2020

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark has called on everyone to keep believing and stick together following Saturday’s defeat to Altrincham.  The 3-0 scoreline means Spartans are six points adrift from National League North safety with some clubs holding as many as three games in-hand. Blyth’s home game with Altrincham was one of two games that survived the weather at the weekend with Storm Dennis causing havoc across the country.  Clark…

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Report | Spartans put to the sword by Altrincham

15th February 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 15, 2020 Blyth Spartans were put to the sword by Altrincham in a 3-0 defeat Croft Park. Despite being well in the game and dominating large parts while 1-0 down, Alty were clinical in front of goal. But Blyth Spartans had little to show for their endeavour in the final third,…

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Arrival | McIntosh signs on loan from Wrexham

14th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of forward Leighton McIntosh after receiving international clearance.  The 27-year-old becomes the second player to move to Croft Park today, following in the footsteps of Aaron Cunningham in joining until the end of the season.  McIntosh, capped for Scotland at under-19s level, is a well-travelled figure, though has predominantly spent his career in his homeland. He began his career at Scottish…

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Arrival | Cunningham re-joins Blyth on loan

14th February 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Aaron Cunningham has returned to Croft Park on loan from Hartlepool United for the remainder of the season.  Cunningham, 22, undergoes his second loan spell in Northumberland and provides much-needed cover due to injuries and suspensions in the defence.  Doncaster Rovers loanee Shane Blaney has been hit with a three-match ban following his red card at Chester, while Scott Wilson is sidelined for the…

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