Armstrong focused on ‘tough’ Christmas Schedule

9th December 2018

Alun Armstrong praised an all-round team performance as Blyth Spartans made it five wins on the bounce in a comfortable win over Ashton United. Goals from Sean Reid and Robert Dale in the second half secured all three points for Blyth – Spartans now just two points outside of the play-off places in ninth. But Armstrong was keen to temper expectations in his post-match comments, stating once again that the…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 4-1 Marske Utd

25th November 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the FA Trophy 3rd Rd qualifier match between Blyth Spartans and MArske Utd of the Evostik East Division (two leagues below the Vanarama National League North). The Spartans ran out eventual winners by four goals to one, with a perfect hatrick from Dan Maguire and a Robert Dale goal; his 198th goal for the club making him the all-time second highest scoring…

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Match Preview | Spartans looks to improve indifferent home form

16th November 2018

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Saturday 17th November 2018 Kick Off: 3:00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Concessions – £7 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Under 16’s – FREE (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) By Stuart Dick Blyth Spartans…

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Match Preview | F.C. United of Manchester (H)

3rd November 2018

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3JE Date: Saturday 3rd November 2018 Kick Off: 3:00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £12 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Concessions – £7 (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Under 16’s – FREE (£2 extra for the Port of Blyth stand) Under 10’s must be accompanied…

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Match Report | Spartans Reach FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round

6th October 2018

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup – Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday October 6 2018 By Stuart Dick Gainsborough Trinity 1-2 Blyth Spartans  Blyth Spartans came from behind for the second successive round to book their path into the fourth qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup.  A 38th minute Sean Reid goal was followed by Robert Dale’s 44th minute penalty on the brink of half time turned…

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Match Preview | Spartans v A.F.C. Telford United

28th September 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans will be looking to kick-start their Vanarama National League North campaign off the back of Tuesday night’s FA Cup victory over Nantwich Town – which included the sides first clean sheet since a 2-0 win over Southport last season. We welcome A.F.C. Telford United to Croft Park this weekend – who’ll be looking to replicate their performance here in April last year when they took all…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-2 Chorley

26th August 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant   Vanarama National League North Saturday August 25 2018   Blyth Spartans 1-2 Chorley Blyth Spartans were defeated 2-1 by league leaders Chorley in what was a fiesty affair, with the visitors reduced to 10-men when substitute Courtney Meppen-Walter was sent off. Chorley opened the scoring in the 66th minute when Watson brought down Elliott Newby in…

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Award | Robert Dale earns Evo-Stik Honour

16th April 2018

Blyth Spartans legend Robert Dale has been named in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League 50th anniversary starting XI. Spartans’ captain Dale – who is reaching 600 appearances in the green and white of Spartans – joins a number of current and former football league talents including Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, former Newcastle United nemesis Ian Woan and former Norwich forward Grant Holt in the starting lineup. Other Spartans’ players…

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