Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 1-0 Guiseley AFC

20th November 2021

Blyth went into this relegation 6 pointer on the back of an eight match loosing run and having just parted company with their manager midweek; Assistant manager Michael Barron took charge of the team. Blyth were sitting bottom of the league on 9 points with Guiseley just above them also on 9 points but a better goal difference. A win for either team would lift them outside of the bottom…


Arrival | Sean Reid returns to Blyth

5th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce Sean Reid has returned to Croft Park.  The box-to-box midfielder first joined the club in 2015 from Northern League side West Allotment Celtic, scoring 66 times in 186 appearances.  Reid played a pivotal role in Blyth’s promotion from the Northern Premier League and the charge towards the National League North play-offs during the 2018/19 campaign.  The 28-year-old scored for Darlington against Spartans on…


Armstrong | “I think a draw was a fair result”

20th January 2019

Alun Armstrong said it was a point earned, rather than two points lost after Spartans secured a 1-1 draw with third-placed Bradford (Park Avenue). Spartans led after Sean Reid headed home a Michael Liddle cross on 26 minutes, scoring his 13th goal of the campaign. But the hosts replied via the forehead of Connor Branson 14 minutes from time to earn a point. Robbie Dale had the opportunity to win…


Match Report | Second Half Spartans Salvage Spennymoor Stalemate

1st January 2019

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday January 1 2019 Spennymoor Town 2-2 Blyth Spartans Two goals in three minutes from Aaron Cunningham and Sean Reid secured a vital point for Blyth Spartans at Brewery Field. Cunningham’s 60th minute strike from a Michael Liddle corner gave Blyth a lifeline before Jamie Chandler felled Dan Maguire in the penalty area,…


Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City

30th December 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and York City, which saw the Spartans extend their unbeaten run to ten games after Bradley Fewter secured the victory on the 86th minute after a York City goal 30 seconds earlier, had been disallowed for offside. Sean Reid had given the Spartans a first half lead on 15 minutes from the penalty spot. York equalised through…


Match Report | Fewster’s Late Goal Extends Spartans Unbeaten Run

29th December 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 29th 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City An 83rd minute Bradley Fewster goal – 30 seconds after Macaulay Langstaff has a goal ruled out for offside – was the difference between Blyth Spartans and York City at Croft Park. Blyth opened the scoring when Hamza brought down Cunningham in the box…


Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-2 Spennymoor Town

28th December 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the Boxing Day battle between two of the National Leagues on form sides; Blyth Spartans and Spennymoor Town. The visitors come from behind twice to secure a share of the points in an end to end contest of great football. The draw sees the Spartans extend their unbeaten run to nine games.


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…


Match Preview | Blyth look to break Boston duck

12th October 2018

By Stuart Dick Spartans return to league action with a trip to Boston United this weekend after last Saturday’s FA Cup exploits against Gainsborough Trinity. Blyth are currently on a four-game unbeaten run – winning their last three in all competitions. Spartans have also conceded just the one goal in their last three games.   The Opposition: A strong start to the season saw Boston United win four of their…