News | Blackett recalled by Gateshead

31st December 2020

Paul Blackett will return to Gateshead in the New Year after the Tyneside club exercised an option to recall him from his loan in January.  During his time at Blyth Spartans, Blackett scored six times in 10 appearances.  Blackett said: “I want to thank everyone at Blyth for making me feel so welcome.  “I’d also like to thank the gaffer for giving me the opportunity to play, which I’m very…


Interview | Goalscorer Blackett hails team effort in Farsley draw

11th November 2020

BY Niall Bromley Paul Blackett believes it was a team effort as his injury-time equaliser earned Blyth Spartans a point against Farsley Celtic. Ashley Smith-Brown opened the scoring for Farsley in a first-half the visitors just shaded before Michael Nelson’s half-time team talk sparked a superb reaction.  Blyth had their chances but it looked as though The Celt Army would hold on for three points until Blackett popped up in…


Arrival | Blackett signs on loan from Gateshead

9th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce Paul Blackett has joined on a season-long loan from National League North rivals Gateshead.  A former Newcastle United scholar, Blackett, 22, joined The Heed last summer having previously played for Heaton Stan and Newcastle Benfield in the Northern League.  Having struck four goals for Gateshead – including a hat-trick against Consett in the Durham Challenge Cup – Blackett was loaned to Whitby Town. …