Pre-Season | Spartans Put Finishing Touches to Pre-Season Preparations

20th June 2017

Blyth Spartans have confirmed the rest of their pre-season schedule, with the visits of Championship side Middlesbrough, Hartlepool United and South Shields added to an already testing summer schedule. Following their relegation from the Premier League last season, Boro will travel to Blyth on Saturday July 22 – as part of the deal that saw Luke Armstrong leave Spartans at the end of the recent double-winning season. The game will…

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Pre-Season | Spartans’ Opener Against Newcastle Benfield Switched to Croft Park

2nd June 2017

Blyth Spartans will now face Newcastle Benfield at Croft Park on July 4 – after the two clubs agreed to switch the venue for the previously announced pre-season friendly. The meeting was originally planned to take place at Sam Smith’s Park, but the 7:30pm kick off will now take place at the home of the Vanarama National League North side. Spartans last met Benfield at Croft Park in a competitive…

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Pre-Season | Spartans Face Away Trip To Shildon As Friendly List Begins to Take Shape

25th May 2017

Blyth Spartans will travel to Northern League side Shildon for a friendly this summer, as the club continues to add to its pre-season preparations. Alun Armstrong’s men will take on The Railwaymen at Dean Street on Tuesday July 11 (7pm kick-off.) This fixture means that the Vanarama National League North side will now face away trips to Northern League sides on three consecutive Tuesday evenings, with Newcastle Benfield and West Auckland…

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Departure | Pattison Leaves Spartans After Signing Two-Year Deal at South Shields

24th May 2017

Matty Pattison has decided to leave Vanarama National League North side Blyth Spartans – after signing a two-year deal with reigning Northern League champions South Shields. The former South African international arrived at Croft Park last summer from Gateshead and helped play his part in Spartans’ success in both the Evo-Stik Premier League and Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup. However, after being offered a two-year deal by the Mariners earlier…

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Arrival | Blyth Spartans Name Stuart Dick as New Media Manager

15th May 2017

Koast FM’s Stuart Dick will take over from long-time Blyth Spartans media manager Phil Castiaux for the new season. The 28-year-old head of sport for the Northumbrian radio station had also been in charge of the media output for Northern League side Morpeth Town, but will end a three-year association at Craik Park in order to help cover Spartans’ upcoming return to the National League North. Dick – who is studying towards…

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Pre-Season | Spartans Face Further Fixtures With Northern League Sides

Blyth Spartans can announce another two pre-season friendlies against Northern League sides, with West Auckland Town and Morpeth Town providing the opposition – as Alun Armstrong’s side prepare for their return to the Vanarama National League North. Auckland will play host to Spartans on Tuesday July 18 at the Wanted Stadium, before Morpeth make the trip to Croft Park seven days later on Tuesday July 25 (both 7:30pm kick-offs.) The…

12th May 2017
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Pre-Season | Spartans Face Early Start To Pre-Season At Newcastle Benfield

Croft Park press box
12th May 2017

Blyth Spartans won’t have long to enjoy their Evo-Stik Premier League and Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup successes – after agreeing to a pre-season friendly with Newcastle Benfield at the beginning of July. Alun Armstrong’s men will travel to Sam Smith’s Park on Tuesday July 4 for a 7:30pm kick-off, to get their Vanarama National League North preparations underway. The game will see the club make their earliest start to a pre-season…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 3-2 North Shields

26th April 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGM Chartered Management Accountant Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Final Wednesday April 26 2017 Blyth Spartans 3-2 North Shields Blyth Spartans survived a spirited late showing from North Shields to end the season as double-winners – after dethroning the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup holders with an enthralling 3-2 victory. A double from Luke Armstrong put a dominant Spartans ahead, but…

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Arrivals | Spartans Make Twin Signings

23rd March 2017

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce a twin singing with the news that Adam Wrightson has signed permanently for the club form Gateshead as well as securing the services of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald from Gateshead. Wrightson, has been on loan at the club since the middle of January and saw his loan spell extended in February. However, after Gateshead agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, the youngster…

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Match Report | Blyth Town 2-5 Blyth Spartans

22nd February 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup semi-final Wednesday February 22 2017 Blyth Town 2-5 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans had to endure extra time before they could celebrate their passage into this season’s Techflow Senior Cup final – as Daniel Maguire’s double helped ensure that they finally prevailed 5-2 in an entertaining derby against Blyth Town. The two sides…

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