Interview | Rhys Evans assesses Southport defeat

22nd December 2019

By Jack Cunningham Blyth Spartans’ Rhys Evans spoke to our media team after a 4-1 defeat to Southport on Saturday. Blyth fell behind after just two minutes as Brad Bauress blasted home from inside the six-yard box. Blyth grew into the game and thought they had levelled when Lewis Hawkins’ shot squirmed through Albinson, but he recovered in time and grabbed the ball before it crossed the line. A second…

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Report | First-half display costs Spartans in Southport defeat

21st December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 21, 2019 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-4 SOUTHPORT  Blyth Spartans’ poor first-half showing saw Southport inflict a 4-1 defeat on Lee Clark’s side in their final National League North game before Christmas.  Brad Bauress put the visitors in front after just two minutes and two late first-half goals from David Morgan and Jack Sampson…

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Interview | Evans: We let the fans down

5th October 2019

Right-back Rhys Evans admitted Blyth Spartans did not give the travelling fans the performance they deserved.  Supporters from Blyth, Cannock and elsewhere formed an excellent away end at the Keys Park as Lee Clark’s side slipped to a 4-2 defeat to Hednesford Town.  Callum Roberts’ double wasn’t enough for Blyth as a Kieran Morris’ brace, plus goals from Reece King and Danny Glover inflicted an FA Cup exit at the…

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Progress Report | Clark sets foundations for National League North campaign

14th June 2019

      Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark updated the club’s website on his first week in the job, with 10 players and physio Gary Neasham joining the club. Clark has re-signed Ryan Hutchinson, Lewis Horner, Jack Butler and Robbie Dale from the side that finished 6th last season and has worked hard to bring others through the door. So far Tom Devitt has joined from Gateshead, Anthony Callaghan from…

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Arrivals | Clark adds defensive duo

11th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signings of defenders Anthony Callaghan and Rhys Evans from South Shields and Newcastle Benfield respectively. Callaghan, 25, began is career in the Sunderland before joining Darlington. He soon made his way to Northern League side Washington before being snapped up by the ambitious Mariners. The left-back has recently returned from a long lay-off with a back injury, making his 50th and final South…

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