Departure | MacDonald joins full-time Torquay United

10th July 2018

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald who has joined Vanarama National League South newcomers – and full-time outfit – Torquay United ahead of the 2018/19 season. MacDonald, 21, initially joined Blyth Spartans during the 2016/17 Evo-Stik Northern Premier League winning campaign on a short-term loan from Gateshead – but failed to make an appearance before being recalled to the International Stadium. The shot-stopper joined permanently last…


Match Preview | Alfreton Town v Blyth Spartans

4th August 2017

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: The Impact Arena, North Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7FZ Date: Saturday August 5 Kick Off: 3pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter ADMISSION Adults – £14 Concessions – £10 TEAM NEWS Blyth Spartans travel to Derbyshire on Saturday to face Alfreton Town in their opening game of the Vanarama National League North campaign. The sides had contrasting fortunes last season – as…


Arrival | Shaun MacDonald Signs For Blyth

20th July 2017

Goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald has made a return to Croft Park to sign for Blyth Spartans. The 20-year-old stopper originally joined the club on loan from Vanarama National League Premier side Gateshead towards the latter part of last season, but an injury crisis at the International Stadium saw the youngster recalled before he could make his Spartans debut. However, after being released from the Heed earlier in the summer, MacDonald made…


Departure | MacDonald’s Loan Spell At Spartans Ends

13th April 2017

Loan goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald has left Blyth Spartans to return to parent club Gateshead – after an injury to James Montgomery left the Vanarama National League Premier short of options between the sticks. The 20-year-old stopper – who enjoyed a loan spell at Northern League club Consett earlier in the season – arrived at Blyth less than a month ago when Adam McHugh picked up an injury. Acting as back up…


New Signings Speak

29th March 2017

  Speaking after his permanent signing from Gateshead, Adam Wrightson gave his thoughts on Blyth Spartans and the atmosphere in the squad at the moment. “I’m very happy to be here. It’s somewhere new and that brings a new challenge. There’s no better place and obviously it’s nice to be playing games. “The atmosphere in the squad is fantastic, everyone is very upbeat. The results from other teams are going…


Arrivals | Spartans Make Twin Signings

23rd March 2017

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce a twin singing with the news that Adam Wrightson has signed permanently for the club form Gateshead as well as securing the services of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald from Gateshead. Wrightson, has been on loan at the club since the middle of January and saw his loan spell extended in February. However, after Gateshead agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, the youngster…