Preview | North Shields FC (A) | Pre-Season Friendly | 2024/25

15th July 2024

Blyth Spartans face a trip to the Daren Persson Stadium on Tuesday night as they face North Shields in their second pre-season friendly. On Saturday, Spartans managed a 2-1 victory over Newcastle Benfield through a seventh-minute goal from a trialist and an own-goal in the 88th minute. MATCHDAY INFORMATION You can buy tickets with cash only at the gate on the day. All ticket information is as follows: The clubhouse…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Newcastle Benfield | Pre-Season Friendly | 2024/25

14th July 2024

By Callum Jacques Blyth Spartans began their pre-season schedule with a 2-1 win against Newcastle Benfield. It was the first game of the Nobby Solano era and the Saturday afternoon affair saw plenty of trialists appear at Croft Park, one of which gave Spartans an early lead in the 8th minute. Blyth controlled the game until the 31st minute when Benfield equalised through Glen Hargrave. Spartans took the lead in…


Match Preview | Newcastle Benfield FC (H) | Pre-Season Friendly | 2024/25

Blyth Spartans are delighted to welcome everybody back to Croft Park on Saturday for our first match of the 2024/25 preseason. We take on Northern Football League Division One side Newcastle Benfield on Saturday, July 13 at 3pm. TICKET INFORMATION You can buy tickets with cash or card at the gate on the day. All ticket information is as follows: Season ticket holders will have free entry for all home…

12th July 2024

Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 5-1 Stockton Town

8th August 2021

A selection of match images by Bill Broadley from Blyth Spartan’s final pre season friendly. The Spartan’s entertained Stockton Town in the first meeting of both clubs. A brace from Josh Gillies and Robbie Dale and a goal from Connor Thomson secured Blyth a 5-1 win.


Pre-season 21/22 | Hartlepool United friendly

5th July 2021

Blyth Spartans will welcome League Two side Hartlepool United to Croft Park on Tuesday, July 27th, with kick-off taking place at 7:30pm.  Dave Challinor’s side rightfully returned to the Football League last month after their dramatic penalty shootout win over Torquay United in the National League promotion final.  Blyth boss Michael Nelson and assistant manager Michael Barron featured 680 times for Hartlepool between them. Ticketing details will be released closer…


Pre-season 21/22 | Middlesbrough friendly confirmed

4th June 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to be welcoming Middlesbrough under-23s to Croft Park on Saturday, July 17th for a pre-season friendly.  The visit of Boro is the first home friendly of the club’s pre-season programme as Michael Nelson’s side prepare for the 2021/22 National League North campaign. Kick-off is 3pm. It is hoped supporters can be present inside Croft Park for the first time since February 2020. Admission details will be…


Report | Encouraging Blyth display in Spennymoor defeat

30th September 2020

BY Kieran Carr In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, September 29, 2020 SPENNYMOOR TOWN 4-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans ended their pre-season campaign with a 4-2 defeat at Spennymoor Town in a behind closed doors friendly at The Brewery Field.  Michael Nelson fielded a strong starting XI in the first-half, in which the score was level at 2-2, before changes were made after…