Match Report | Boston United 2-1 Blyth Spartans

27th January 2018

Report by Jordan Cronin  In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Vanarama National League North Saturday 27rd January 2018   Boston United 2-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans slipped to a late 2-1 defeat at Boston United. The Pilgrims got their noses in front in the 62nd minute when Ashley Hemmings sent Peter Jameson the wrong way from the penalty spot. Alun Armstrong’s men had a penalty shout…


Interview | Armstrong: “We need the fans behind us” ahead of Boston United clash

26th January 2018

“We need the fans behind us” is the call from Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong ahead of Saturday’s trip to Boston United. Following Tuesday’s 1-0 home defeat to Alfreton Town, Spartans have managed to collect just one win in their previous five league games. However, despite the slight dip in form, Armstrong’s men still occupy the final playoff spot – holding a four-point advantage over Bradford Park Avenue and Chorley,…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-1 FC United of Manchester

20th January 2018

Report by Stuart Dick In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Vanarama National League North Saturday January 20 2018   Blyth Spartans 1 – 1 FC United of Manchester It has taken until the 30th game of the season for Blyth Spartans to pick up their first draw of the 2017/18 season, but the men from Croft Park will be disappointed to come away with just…


Interview | Armstrong Calls for Bumper Crowd Ahead of FC United Fixture

18th January 2018

“We need the people of Blyth to pack this place on Saturday,” Alun Armstrong decreed as he spoke to Blyth Spartans Official Website on a cold winter evening at Croft Park ahead of a busy run of action. Spartans return to league action against FC United of Manchester on Saturday afternoon off the back of a disappointing exit to Vanarama National League side Bromley in the Last 32 of the…


Youngster Butler Congratulated by Spartans Boss Armstrong for England Schoolboys Call Up

10th January 2018

Blyth Spartans midfielder Jack Butler has been named in the England Schoolboys Under 18s squad – after impressing during a two-day meet up at Lilleshall National Sport Centre last weekend to retain his place in the side from last season. Butler was one of 32 hopefuls that played in two trial games over the weekend, in an effort to cement their places in the 18-man squad for the remainder of…


Spartans Boss Armstrong Stops Maguire Departure Rumours in Their Tracks

9th January 2018

Alun Armstrong has reassured Blyth Spartans fans that Daniel Maguire is staying put at Croft Park- after the star striker’s decision to sign with Achieve Management caused rumours of his departure to escalate on social media. A tweet from the football agency posted on Tuesday afternoon stated that Maguire – who has scored 13 goals so far in this season’s Vanarama National League North – had become the latest player…


Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 4-0 Gainsborough Trinity

6th January 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and Gainsborough Trinity, which saw the Spartans get back to winning ways with a convincing win over the visitors from a brace of goals each, for Greg Rutherford and Sean Reid.