Departure | Sweet joins Shildon on loan

20th February 2020

Michael Sweet has joined Northern League Division One side Shildon on loan for the remainder of the season.  The 25-year-old joined Blyth Spartans last summer having scored 128 goals in four seasons for Consett AFC.  Sweet has led the Spartans attack regularly this term with 30 appearances to his name with a goal return of five.  However, Spartans have agreed to loan the former England Schoolboys striker to the Railwaymen…


Match Report | Shildon 1-1 Blyth Spartans

12th July 2017

By Sam Donovan In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 12 2017 Shildon 1-1 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans continued their preparations for the new season as they travelled to Dean Street to face the Railwaymen of Shildon. Spartans went immediately on to the front foot and took the lead just after the game kicked off. The ball was fired across the box and…


Pre-Season | Spartans Face Away Trip To Shildon As Friendly List Begins to Take Shape

25th May 2017

Blyth Spartans will travel to Northern League side Shildon for a friendly this summer, as the club continues to add to its pre-season preparations. Alun Armstrong’s men will take on The Railwaymen at Dean Street on Tuesday July 11 (7pm kick-off.) This fixture means that the Vanarama National League North side will now face away trips to Northern League sides on three consecutive Tuesday evenings, with Newcastle Benfield and West Auckland…


Departure | Jeffries Comes Out Of Retirement To Sign For Shildon

15th December 2016

Goalkeeper Peter Jeffries has signed for Shildon – after the Northern League club agreed a deal with release him from his Blyth Spartans contract. Re-joining Spartans over the summer, Jeffries had announced his retirement from football earlier this season – after featuring in manager Alun Armstrong’s first game in charge against the keeper’s former employers. However, the club retained Jeffries’ contract in the event he was ever needed as emergency…


Departure | Parker Leaves Spartans For Shildon

29th September 2016

Danny Parker has left Blyth Spartans to join Northern League side Shildon. The former Motherwell and Durham City defender – who has made just one appearance off the bench so far this season – has decided to move on to get more minutes on the pitch. Parker makes a return to the Northern League, having arrived at Croft Park from Bishop Auckland back in 2013. The 25-year-old was part of…