Arrival | Ex-Stoke and Blackpool midfielder Waddington joins on loan

3rd January 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the loan signing of midfielder Mark Waddington from Barrow until the end of the season.  Waddington moves to Croft Park having worked under Spartans manager Lee Clark on two separate occasions at Blackpool and Kilmarnock.  The 23-year-old came through the youth ranks at the League One side and made his senior debut aged just 17 during a Carabao Cup tie with Shrewsbury Town in…

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News | Ritson and Amantchi return to parent clubs

2nd January 2020

Blyth Spartans can confirm Lewis Ritson and Levi Amantchi have returned to their parent clubs following their respective loan spells.  Ritson returns to Hull City having made 21 appearances since his arrival in August – most frequently forming a defensive partnership with Tom Devitt. “It was tough but a good experience for me to get some games in a competitive league,” Ritson told blythspartans.com “All the lads are quality and…

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Report | Dramatic ending earns draw vs Gateshead

1st January 2020

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Wednesday, January 1 BLYTH SPARTANS 3-3 GATESHEAD  A 93rd-minute equaliser from Levi Amantchi earned Blyth Spartans a late point against Gateshead in a game that saw four penalties awarded – including one saved by Zach Hemming.  Heed left-back Scott Barrow opened the scoring with a dubious penalty decision before seeing one brilliantly saved by…

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Departure | Dylan McGlade returns to Ireland

29th December 2019

Blyth Spartans have agreed to terminate the contract of Dylan McGlade after the player asked to return to Ireland due to homesickness. The 24-year-old rejoined the club at the beginning of November having previously had a short spell at Croft Park during the 2017/18 campaign.  This time around, McGlade appeared six times for Lee Clark’s side – including a goal scored against Alfreton Town in the FA Trophy Third Round…

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Report | Spartans end 2019 with defeat to Darlington

28th December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 28, 2019 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-2 DARLINGTON Blyth Spartans ended 2019 with a 2-0 home defeat to Alun Armstrong’s Darlington, despite a spirited second-half display at Croft Park.  A clinical Quakers took a two-goal advantage into the break after former Spartan Sean Reid got himself on the scoresheet before Justin Donawa netted on…

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Hospitality | Southport (H)

28th December 2019

The Blyth Spartans matchday hospitality was again full for the National League North encounter against Southport last weekend. And YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your matchday experience. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the Directors area Free drinks before, half time and after the match Hot buffet after the match Advert in match day programme…

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Report | Dale winner secures derby win

26th December 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 26th December 2019 Gateshead 2-3 Blyth Spartans Robbie Dale’s spectacular late volley earned Blyth Spartans all three points and saw them move within four points of safety in a hard-fought derby win at Gateshead International Stadium. Cal Roberts opened the scoring with a fantastic solo goal on 16 minutes, then Greg Olley responded for…

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Fan information | Gateshead (A)

23rd December 2019

Blyth Spartans supporters planning on making the trip to the Gateshead International Stadium on Boxing Day MUST be aware of the information bullet-pointed below: Pay on the gate Blyth supporters will be lodged in the South Terrace (no covering). Entry through turnstiles 7 and 8. Blyth supporters will have access to food and non-alcohol refreshment inside the ground. Alcohol is not available inside the ground. Flags are allowed but must…

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Interview | Rhys Evans assesses Southport defeat

22nd December 2019

By Jack Cunningham Blyth Spartans’ Rhys Evans spoke to our media team after a 4-1 defeat to Southport on Saturday. Blyth fell behind after just two minutes as Brad Bauress blasted home from inside the six-yard box. Blyth grew into the game and thought they had levelled when Lewis Hawkins’ shot squirmed through Albinson, but he recovered in time and grabbed the ball before it crossed the line. A second…

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Interview | Lee Clark on Southport defeat and festive games

21st December 2019

Lee Clark has spoken about the importance of Blyth Spartans’ upcoming games after a 4-1 defeat to Southport on Saturday afternoon. Three first-half goals for The Port did the damage for Spartans despite a spirited second 45 minutes in which Rhys Evans scored to make it 3-1 at one stage. Clark said: “We didn’t start particularly well and they targeted us in certain areas. We then made one or two…

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