Match Report | Blyth Spartans 0-3 Whitby Town

Croft Park press box
1st August 2017

  By Ross Jackson In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday August 1 2017 Blyth Spartans 0-3 Whitby Town A much-changed Blyth Spartans slipped to defeat in their final pre-season friendly at Croft Park – as a strong finish saw Whitby Town victorious. One of the visitors’ trialists staked his claim for a place in the squad with a goal on 73 minutes, before Kieran…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-2 South Shields

29th July 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday July 29 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-2 South Shields Blyth Spartans were held to a 2-2 draw by South Shields at Croft Park, in their final Saturday pre-season friendly of the summer. A brace from Daniel Maguire gave Spartans a 2-0 lead at the end of the first half. Shields made no less than eight…

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Supporters Club to Start Selling New Spartans Shirts Ahead of South Shields Pre-Season Friendly

28th July 2017

Blyth Spartans can announce that the new home and away shirts for the 2017/18 Vanarama National League North campaign will be available to buy prior to tomorrow’s pre-season friendly against South Shields. The official Supporters’ Club have taken delivery of the new kit earlier than expected and will now open the club shop at Croft Park from 12:30pm on Saturday July 29 – ahead of the visit of the Mariners…

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Reserves | Spartans host Northumbria Police in Charity Match

28th July 2017

The newly formed Blyth Spartans reserve team will play host to Northumbria Police on Friday August 4 at Croft Park – raising money for the Scott Bell Fund and Motor Neurone Disease Association. Entry for the charity match will be free, but there will be buckets dotted around the ground and any contribution – no matter how large or small – will be welcome. Please come along and show your…

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Match Day Hospitality Special Offer Sees Spartans Slash Sponsors Price By 10%

27th July 2017

To celebrate Blyth Spartans’ return to the Vanarama National League North, the club has decided to offer a 10% discount for hospitality packages for the opening two games of the season. For the visits of York City and Tamworth on Tuesday August 8 and Saturday August 12 respectively, sponsors places are available for just £36 per head. With the normal rate for this season being priced at £40 per head,…

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Announcement | Reserved Seating Available for Port of Blyth Stand

27th July 2017

This season, Blyth Spartans supporters will have the opportunity to reserve a seat in the Port of Blyth Stand. After being approached by numerous fans, Spartans have decided to trial reserved seating in the main stand. Season ticket holders will be able – should they wish – to reserve a seat of their choice, which the club will mark up accordingly. Furthermore, non-season ticket holders will also be able to…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town

25th July 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town Blyth Spartans fought back from two goals down against Morpeth Town in this pre-season friendly, but succumbed to a late winner from former Spartan Ben Sayer. Morpeth struck within 29 seconds through Sayer, before substitute Joe Walton doubled up on 36 minutes – after more poor…

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Announcement | Additional Stewards and Turnstile Operators required for National League North Campaign

23rd July 2017

Ahead of the 2017/18 Vanarama National League North campaign, Blyth Spartans are looking to recruit a number of additional turnstile operators and stewards for matches at Croft Park. With former league sides including York City, Stockport County and Kidderminster Harriers on the schedule for the Spartans this season, along with local derbies on the fixture list, recruitment of new stewards and turnstile operators is a necessity. The roles both include…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 4-2 Middlesbrough XI

22nd July 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday July 22 2017 Blyth Spartans 4-2 Middlesbrough XI Blyth Spartans recorded their second successive victory of pre-season, with a 4-2 win over Middlesbrough XI on Saturday afternoon. Daniel Maguire opened the scoring after just eight minutes, before Robert Dale smashed home Spartans’ second 13 minutes later. Dale Hopson scored his first goal for the…

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Departure | Spartans Defender Atkinson’s Gone to Iceland

22nd July 2017

Right-back David Atkinson has decided to leave Blyth Spartans – after agreeing a deal to join Icelandic side IBV Vestmannaeyjar. The ex-Middlesbrough trainee defender originally joined Spartans on loan from Carlisle United last December, before signing permanently when he left the League Two side by mutual consent a month later. Although the latter part of his season was marred with injury, Blyth boss Alun Armstrong had seen enough to offer…

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