Pre-season | Spartans host Morpeth behind closed doors tonight

1st September 2020

Blyth Spartans host Morpeth Town at Croft Park behind closed doors this evening – and we’re bringing the game LIVE to you!  Michael Nelson’s side return to home comforts for the first time since February as they continue their preparations for the 2020/21 National League North campaign.  We are nothing without our supporters and while we’re unable to welcome you back into CP just yet, we’re working tirelessly to ensure…

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Pre-season | South Shields friendly confirmed

30th August 2020

Blyth Spartans will travel to BetVictor Northern Premier side South Shields next Saturday as a part of our pre-season schedule.  Michael Nelson’s men stepped up their preparations for the 2020/21 National League North season this week following opening matches at Hebburn Town and Dunston UTS.  Kick-off at the 1st Cloud Arena is at 3pm on Saturday, September 5 and supporters must purchase tickets in advance.  Around 90 of the 600…

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Report | Spartans record first win of pre-season

29th August 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Friday, August 28, 2020 DUNSTON UTS 1-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans grabbed their first win of pre-season as goals from Panos and Corey McKeown helped them to a 2-1 win over Dunston UTS. Panos opened the scoring after 17 minutes when he tapped home from a couple of yards from Robbie Dale’s cushioned header, before…

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Preview | Dunston UTS (A)

27th August 2020

BY Niall Bromley Blyth Spartans travel to Dunston UTS on Friday evening – their second friendly in just three days (KO: 7:45PM) Spartans opened up their pre-season campaign with a 3-0 defeat at Hebburn Town on Tuesday, though handed opportunities to a number of trialists.  And tomorrow’s trip to the UTS Stadium will give boss Michael Nelson the chance to assess those players further as he looks to build his…

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Report | Spartans begin pre-season with Hebburn defeat

26th August 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, August 26, 2020 HEBBURN TOWN 3-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans’ pre-season campaign kicked off with a 3-0 defeat to Hebburn Town in a damp affair at the Green Energy Sports Ground.  Blyth’s first game since March couldn’t have arrived in worse conditions prior to the match but nevertheless, the pitch held up well on South Tyneside.  Having…

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Preview | Hebburn Town (A)

24th August 2020

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans are back in action for the first time since March – travelling to Hebburn Town in their opening game of pre-season on Tuesday (KO: 7:30PM).  Michael Nelson will take charge of his first match as permanent Spartans boss at the Green Energy Sports Ground following his solitary game as caretaker boss away at Brackley Town. Nelson has endured an unprecedented start to his first managerial…

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Report | Spartans edge past Whitley Bay

25th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Whitley Bay FC A brace from Michael Sweet helped Blyth Spartans to a 2-1 victory in their penultimate friendly of pre-season. Sweet got his first goal in the 15th minute following a superb cross by Robbie Dale before he headed home his second on the stroke of half-time…

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Report | Fenwick brace as Blyth beat Ashington

20th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 20, 2019 Ashington 0-3 Blyth Spartans Scott Fenwick scored a brace as Blyth Spartans earned their seventh win of pre-season following a 3-0 win over Ashington.  The striker handed the visitors the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time when Dale Pearson was brought down by goalkeeper Dan Staples. Blyth…

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Texo Challenge Trophy | Blyth Spartans v Aberdeen FC

19th July 2019

Texo Challenge Trophy – Blyth Spartans v Aberdeen FC XI Fixture: Blyth Spartans FC v Aberdeen XI Date: Sunday, July 28 2019 Venue: Croft Park NE24 3JE Kick Off: 15:00 Tickets: Pay at the Gate (£8 Full, £4 Concessions, U 16 Free) Texo is delighted to have provided the catalyst in bringing the two football clubs and its sponsors to a match billed the Texo Challenge Trophy – Blyth Spartans…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead

28th July 2018

By Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Saturday, July 28 2018 Blyth Spartans 1-3 Gateshead Alun Armstrong’s son and former Spartan Luke Armstrong haunted his former club after scoring a hat-trick at Croft Park in Blyth’s final game of pre-season. The Middlesbrough loanee, who helped Blyth reach Non-League’s second tier in the 2016-17 season, fired the only goal of the first-half when…

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