Arrival | Jack Butler Signs for Blyth Spartans

31st August 2017

Blyth Spartans have snapped up highly-rated youngster Jack Butler – after he impressed during pre-season with the club and in training with the reserve team. The 17-year-old caught the eye of those at Croft Park while playing for New Hartley Juniors, before appearing for the first team in our pre-season friendly against Whitby Town. With an eye for goal, the King Edward VI High School student has already represented England…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-2 Harrogate Town

28th August 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday August 28 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-2 Harrogate Town Blyth Spartans were beaten 2-0 by Vanarama National League North leaders Harrogate Town, in a bad-tempered clash that saw no less than 11 yellow cards and a straight red. Terry Kennedy put the visitors ahead from a corner on 41 minutes, after reacting quickest…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-1 North Ferriby United

19th August 2017

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday August 19 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-1 North Ferriby United Blyth Spartans fell to their second home league defeat of the season in a disappointing 1-0 reverse at the hands of North Ferriby United. Akeel Francis’ 62nd minute winner from a Joe Pugh’s cross was the decisive moment in a cagey game. Spartans…

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Match Report | Gainsborough Trinity 2-4 Blyth Spartans

15th August 2017

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday August 15 2017 Gainsborough Trinity 2-4 Blyth Spartans Spartans made it two 4-2 wins in a row in a thrilling match at the Martin & Co Arena – as Blyth moved up to tenth in the Vanarama National League North table. First half goals from Dale Hopson and Nathan Buddle put the…

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Match Preview | Gainsborough Trinity v Blyth Spartans

14th August 2017

  VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: The Gainsborough Martin & Co Arena, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2QW Date: Tuesday August 15 Kick Off: 7.45pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £8 Children U16 – £4 TEAM NEWS Spartans travel to Gainsborough Trinity on Tuesday evening buoyed by the display – and the result – against Tamworth on Saturday. Blyth recorded a 4-2 victory over the…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 4-2 Tamworth

12th August 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday August 12 2017 Blyth Spartans 4-2 Tamworth It was third time lucky for Blyth Spartans on Saturday – as they celebrated their first win of the season with a 4-2 win over Tamworth at Croft Park. The visitors broke the deadlock through a fantastic goal from Reece Styche on 14 minutes, before…

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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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