Supporters’ Club Raises £350 For Sir Bobby Robson Foundation Through Blyth Spartans Training Shirt Sales

27th April 2017

Blyth Spartans Supporters’ Club have raised a fantastic sum of £350 for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, through the sale of the club’s training tops this season. Supporters’ Club member John Parker was on hand to present the cheque to the foundation’s PR representative Liz Luff at Croft Park on Thursday night, for the latest fundraising effort that they have completed on behalf of the club. The donation – made…

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Spartans Skipper Dale Delighted National League North Promotion Has Fixed Relegation “Mess” From Five Seasons Ago

24th April 2017

Blyth Spartans captain Robert Dale lifted the Evo-Stik Premier League title for the second time in 11 years after Saturday’s 5-1 win over Grantham Town, but he admitted that it meant a lot to finally sort out the “mess” the club had found itself in following relegation. After being demoted from the then-Conference North in 2012, Spartans went on a journey of rebuilding which began with Tom Wade in 2013…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 5-1 Grantham Town

22nd April 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday April 22 2017 Blyth Spartans 5-1 Grantham Town Blyth Spartans started their Evo-Stik League trophy celebrations in fine style on Saturday – as they ended their five-year tenure in the league with a 5-1 triumph over Grantham Town. Man of the Match Daniel Maguire opened the scoring on 17 minutes, before his back-heel…

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Departure | Striker Armstrong Signs For Premier League Side Middlesbrough

10th April 2017

Luke Armstrong’s blistering form for Blyth Spartans this season has earned him a move to Premier League side Middlesbrough. After arriving last summer from Cowdenbeath, the former Birmingham City striker – who has scored 23 goals this season – has established himself as a real force at Croft Park during his time under father Alun and the youngster has been rewarded with a move to Boro at the end of the current…

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Armstrong Shares Evo-Stik Promotion Credit With Spartans Predecessor Wade

10th April 2017

Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was delighted to achieve his aim of promotion to the Vanarama National League North on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Halesowen Town, but he was also quick to give credit to predecessor Tom Wade for the role that the former Blyth boss played in their Evo-Stik Premier League triumph. Armstrong took over the reins after Wade resigned from the club back in September and the…

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Arrival | Watson Rejoins Spartans From Darlington

2nd February 2017

Jordan Watson has re-joined Blyth Spartans for an undisclosed fee from Darlington 1883, subject to final confirmation. The left-back was part of the Spartans side that reached the Emirates FA Cup Third Round in 2014/15, before leaving for the Vanarama National League North side last summer. However, after making just ten appearances for last season’s Evo-Stik Premier League champions, the defender has made the decision to come back to Croft…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham

10th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday December 10 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham Spartans nearly completed a famous comeback with a late flurry in this entertaining Buildbase FA Trophy replay, but three first half goals for Altrincham gave Blyth too much to do in a 3-2 defeat. A well-taken brace from Sean Miller put the…

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Spartans To Face Macclesfield If They See Off Altrincham

28th November 2016

Blyth Spartans will be rewarded with a home Buildbase FA Trophy First Round tie against Vanarama National League side Macclesfield Town, if they can overcome Altrincham in tomorrow night’s re-arranged fixture. Saturday’s original meeting at Moss Lane was called off due to a frozen pitch, meaning that Spartans go into the game against the Vanarama National League North’s basement club knowing that a win will see them welcome the Silkmen…

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FA Trophy Draw Pits Spartans Against Altrincham Once More

14th November 2016

Blyth Spartans have been handed an away trip to Altrincham in the Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round. Alun Armstrong’s side will travel to Moss Lane to take on the Vanarama National League North side on Saturday November 26, which means the club’s Evo-Stik Premier League fixture against Skelmesdale United will now be re-arranged. Blyth will hope to fair better against the Robins than their Emirates FA Cup conquerors Morpeth…

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