Announcement | Season Ticket & Matchday Prices for 2018/19 Season

16th June 2018

We are pleased to announce our revised pricing structure for Match Day Admission & Season Tickets for season 2018-2019. We have created a new lower price band for 11-16 year olds & students with a valid student ID. We hope this will encourage more younger supporters to Croft Park, as they will be the lifeblood of the club going forward. The admission charge for 65 years plus has increased slightly…

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Commercial | Spartans Name New Shirt Sponsor

11th June 2018

Blyth Spartans will once again be promoting the Community Foundation – Tyne & Wear and Northumberland – as it’s main shirt sponsor for the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. After discussions with a number of potential sponsors, Chairman Tony Platten decided that he would once again promote a charitable organisation that does wonderful work for the community across the North East. The Community Foundation is part of a world-wide…

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Pre-Season | Mariners Test for Spartans

8th June 2018

Blyth Spartans can now announce their second pre-season friendly as we travel to Evo-Stik Northern Premier League side South Shields on Saturday 21st July in a 3pm Kick-Off. The Mariners are familiar pre-season foes – Spartans hosting the Sandancers and Croft Park last July, Blyth taking a 2-0 half-time lead thanks to a brace from striker Dan Maguire. The visitors on the day produced a spirited second half comeback –…

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Arrival | Holmes is where the Heart is as Jamie joins Spartans

7th June 2018

Blyth Spartans are excited to announce the addition of forward Jamie Holmes ahead of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season – joining from Evo-Stik Northern Premier League side South Shields. Holmes, 20, is a product of the Newcastle United Academy – joining the Magpies during the 2010/11 season before progressing through the academy age groups. After his release from the Premier League side, Holmes went on trial with the…

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Pre-Season | Spartans to host Gateshead in Pre-Season Friendly

30th May 2018

Blyth Spartans can now announce the first friendly of pre-season has now been arranged as we host Vanarama National League side Gateshead at Croft Park on Saturday 28th July – a 3pm Kick-Off. Alun Armstrong’s men host former Newcastle United defender Steve Watson’s side as both clubs look to ramp up their preparation for the 2018/19 campaigns. The sides last met in a pre-season friendly two years ago, with the…

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News | Spartans’ Take Sensible Approach to Media

25th May 2018

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce their social media campaign for the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. The Sensible World of Spartans is in essence a parody of the cult video game Sensible World of Soccer – with our social media campaign intent on replicating the games graphics – with our own unique twists. The club will use graphics replicated from the game to provide fans with information from…

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Departure | Atkinson joins Icelandic Premier League side IVB Football Club

1st May 2018

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of defender David Atkinson – who has joined Icelandic Premier League side IBV Football Club. Atkinson re-joined Spartans in October 2017 after a short spell IBV Football Club – and they have come back in for the former Carlisle United man with a full-time deal that was “too good to turn down” for both club and player. Atkinson first joined Blyth Spartans in December…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Curzon Ashton

24th April 2018

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday April 24 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Curzon Ashton Blyth Spartans completed their marathon run of four home Vanarama National League North games in a week with a comprehensive 2-1 win over Curzon Ashton. Port of Blyth man of the match Nathan Buddle opened the scoring with a 30-yard late contender for goal…

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News | Hutchinson facing long lay-off with knee injury

22nd April 2018

Blyth Spartans defender Ryan Hutchinson is likely to miss the majority of the 2018/19 season due to a knee injury picked up against Harrogate Town earlier this month. ‘Hutchy,’ who earned a call-up to and England ‘C’ squad earlier in the campaign has suffered injuries to is MCL, a ruptured cruciate ligament, part of his lateral cartilage and bone injuries. Chris Bell, Blyth Spartans Physiotherapist: “It’s going to be a…

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