Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Tamworth

11th August 2017

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Saturday August 12 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Concessions – £6 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) TEAM NEWS Blyth welcome Tamworth to Croft Park on Saturday, as the hosts look to register their first…

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Arrival | Goalkeeping Coach Lee Barrass Joins Spartans Backroom Staff

10th August 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the arrival of goalkeeping coach Lee Barrass. Lee is a highly respected coach who has coached, mentored and looked after some of the country’s best goalkeepers. With qualifications in psychology and talent identification – as well as coaching – Lee will undoubtedly strengthen an already strong goalkeeping department at the club. Still actively training as a goalkeeper himself, the 39-year-old is also capable of…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0-2 York City

9th August 2017

A selection of images by Bill Broadley which saw Blyth Spartans lose their first home game of the Vanarama National League North season – after an impressive York City side ran out 2-0 winners in front of a bumper Croft Park crowd of 1373.

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-2 York City

8th August 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday August 8 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-2 York City Blyth Spartans lost their first home game of the Vanarama National League North season – after an impressive York City side ran out 2-0 winners in front of a bumper Croft Park crowd. With 1373 in attendance, Jon Parkin struck after 15 minutes to…

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Arrival | Armstrong Bolsters Spartans’ Attacking Options with Langstaff Loan

8th August 2017

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the loan signing of Gateshead striker Macaulay Langstaff. The 20-year-old, who joined the Tynesiders last season before going out on loan to Billingham Synthonia – the club he signed from – joins on a month’s long loan. After coming through the ranks at Middlesbrough, Langstaff signed for Stockton Town and then signed foe Synthonia in the summer of 2015. In two seasons with the…

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Away Travel | Curzon Ashton v Blyth Spartans

8th August 2017

Following the success of the coach to Alfreton, the Green Army have announced that they are running transport to Manchester for Blyth Spartans’ trip to take on Curzon Ashton at Tameside Stadium. The details are as follows: Event: Curzon Ashton v Blyth Spartans Date: Saturday August 26 Departure time from Blyth: 9:00am Departure point: The Wallaw Returning time: 5:00pm The coach will be dropping the supporters at the Ash Tree pub at…

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Fan Information | Spartan Segregation for York City Fixture

8th August 2017

With a big crowd expected ahead of our Vanarama National League North fixture against York City – and taking ground regulations into consideration – the executive committee have made the decision to segregate supporters on Tuesday evening. Spartans supporters are requested to enter the ground at the Kingsway End turnstiles, with our visitors entering at the Plessey Road End of Croft Park. We advise supporters to get to the ground…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v York City

7th August 2017

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Tuesday August 8 Kick Off: 7.45pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Concessions – £6 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans welcome former Football League side York City to Croft Park on Tuesday evening, in…

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Spartans Supporters Turn Out in Droves at Alfreton Town

7th August 2017

Blyth Spartans would like to thank all those who made the trip to Alfreton Town on Saturday afternoon, in the club’s first game back in the Vanarama National League North. Despite the result, supporters from the North East – as well as fan groups from Cannock Spartans and Coventry Spartans – created a fantastic atmosphere that was noted by the local constabulary. Our next away trip takes place on Tuesday…

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Spartans Strikers’ Knocks Add Injury To Insult for Armstrong in “Disappointing” Alfreton Loss

7th August 2017

Alun Armstrong admits he endured the “worst case scenario” in Blyth Spartans’ opening day defeat at Alfreton Town – after watching last season’s top scorer Daniel Maguire and strike partner Jordan Laidler limp off during the 2-0 loss. Goals from Luke Shiels and Andre Johnson either side of half-time secured victory for the home side at The Impact Arena, but it was the injuries to both of Spartans’ strikers that…

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