Club statement | Spartans appoint Lee Clark as new manager

1st June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the appointment of former England International and Newcastle United midfielder Lee Clark as their new first team manager. Clark, 46, brings a wealth of Football League experience having previously managed Huddersfield Town, Birmingham City, Blackpool and Bury, whilst also managing Kilmarnock in Scotland The midfielder made 528 appearances in his professional career, scoring 66 goals, most notably for Newcastle United, Sunderland and Fulham. Clark’s…


Departure | Kieran Green takes full-time step

14th May 2019

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of midfielder Kieran Green – who has signed a full-time contract with National League North outfit York City. The energetic midfielder joined the club during the 2017/18 season for two spells on loan from National League side Gateshead – making 12 appearances, scoring once. Alun Armstrong secured the fan favourite on a permanent deal at the beginning of the 2018/19 season with the midfielder…


Southport H | The biggest game in over 40 years for Spartans

26th April 2019

Saturday is a massive day in the history of Blyth Spartans – for the first time the club has the chance to reach the play-offs of the National League North, and potentially reach the National League. This is the biggest game for Blyth in over 40 years. The support for the team has been fantastic this season – and those who travelled to FC United of Manchester on Easter Monday…


Match Report | Last gasp Wrightson strike sends Spartans to sixth

23rd April 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday April 22 2019 FC United of Manchester 1-2 Blyth Spartans Adam Wrightson marked a century of Spartans appearances with a last gasp winner to sink FC United and take Spartans up to the play-off positions in a dramatic finale at Broadhurst Park. Spartans got off to a fantastic start as Jarrett Rivers…


Kieran Green | “One game at a time”

20th April 2019

Kieran Green says Blyth Spartans will continue to take it one game at a time after a 2-0 win over Guiseley maintained their National League North playoff push. Alun Armstrong’s men moved into the top seven on goal difference courtesy of goals from Green and Nathan Buddle, with close rivals AFC Telford United in action this afternoon (3pm) at Hereford. As well as getting on the scoresheet, Green produced a…


Match Report | Spartans stun Stockport to keep play-off dream alive

14th April 2019

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, April 13, 2019 Stockport County 0-1 Blyth Spartans By Stephen Burton Dan Maguire scored the only goal of the game to shock league leaders Stockport County and maintain Blyth Spartans push for the play-offs with their fourth successive win. Maguire slotted home his 20th league goal of the season 19 minutes in after Spartans caught the…


Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 3-0 Boston Utd

7th April 2019

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the last 20 minutes of the game between Blyth Spartans and Boston Utd, which saw the Spartans run out comfortable three nil winners and jump up to tenth place in the league; swapping places with the beaten visitors.


Match Preview | Boston United

5th April 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 6th April 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies By Aaron Hindhaugh Blyth Spartans will be looking to build on four solid away performances where they picked up eight points against Altrincham, Ashton United….


Report | Dale strike secures Spartans a point

6th March 2019

By Stuart Dick   In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   National League North Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Altrincham 1-1 Blyth Spartans Robert Dale’s 27th minute strike from a indirect free-kick awarded inside the penalty area earned Spartans a point at Altrincham Dale’s 201st Spartans goal cancelled out a John Johnston strike in a first half controlled by the hosts. Both sides hit the woodwork in…