Pre-season 21/22 | Five friendlies confirmed

27th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC announces five pre-season friendlies, as Michael Nelson’s side prepare for the 2021/22 National League North campaign. Preparations for the new season officially get underway on Saturday, July 10th when Blyth visit Northern Premier League West side Marske United. The first home friendly then follows a week later (Saturday, July 17th) with the opposition to be confirmed next week. Spartans also face North Shields, South Shields, Hebburn Town…


Refunds | Postponed South Shields friendly

7th September 2020

Supporters who purchased tickets for our postponed friendly with South Shields on Saturday can claim refunds from Wednesday. Refunds can be claimed from Croft Park between 10pm and 12pm on Wednesday and Thursday morning, Additionally, supporters can claim their refund from our social club on Thursday evening between 6pm and 7pm. Anyone not able to attend one of those times should contact our general manager Mike Coulson on 01670 352373…


Postponed | Spartans postpone South Shields friendly

5th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC has taken the decision to cancel this afternoon’s friendly at South Shields due to concerns over the increased Covid-19 infection rate in South Tyneside.  Always our first priority is the safety and wellbeing of our supporters, management, players and officials.  And having taken into account the current circumstances that surround South Tyneside, we feel we would be putting those people at risk by fulfilling the fixture.  Supporters…


Preview | South Shields (A)

4th September 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans face a tough test on Saturday as they face Northern Premier League side South Shields at 1st Cloud Arena. Spartans’ last outing saw then slip to a narrow 3-2 defeat against Morpeth Town, in an entertaining game at Croft Park. The visitors surged to a three goal lead within 20 minutes, but despite goals from Olly Scott and Panos, Spartans couldn’t quite complete the comeback….


Arrival | Ex-Newcastle man signs for Spartans

4th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of former Newcastle United goalkeeper Brendan Pearson.  Pearson, 23, has been training with Spartans for the last two months and has appeared in all three of the club’s pre-season fixtures so far – impressing manager Michael Nelson.  Having been a part of Newcastle’s academy, Pearson signed his first professional contract with the Magpies in 2016 – which included a loan spell…


South Shields (A) | Tickets now available online

3rd September 2020

All remaining tickets for Saturday’s game at South Shields are now available via our online shop. Tickets purchased online must be collected between 10am and 11am on Saturday morning at Croft Park. Click HERE to buy. Additionally, you can also visit Croft Park on Saturday to purchase in-person. Cash and card payments are accepted. Remaining tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets prices are as…


Ticket details | South Shields (A)

2nd September 2020

Tickets for our pre-season friendly at South Shields on Saturday will go on sale from 7pm on Thursday evening at our social club.  Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis on the grounds that it will be one ticket per supporter.  We ask supporters to socially distance and wear a face covering when purchasing tickets from inside the social club.  Tickets prices are as followed (we’re…


Pre-season | South Shields friendly confirmed

30th August 2020

Blyth Spartans will travel to BetVictor Northern Premier side South Shields next Saturday as a part of our pre-season schedule.  Michael Nelson’s men stepped up their preparations for the 2020/21 National League North season this week following opening matches at Hebburn Town and Dunston UTS.  Kick-off at the 1st Cloud Arena is at 3pm on Saturday, September 5 and supporters must purchase tickets in advance.  Around 90 of the 600…


Arrivals | Spartans swoop for Guy and Charlton

21st June 2020

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrivals of Callum Guy and Kieran Charlton from South Shields.  The pair become Michael Nelson’s first additions as manager as he builds his squad ahead of the 2020-21 National League North campaign.  Guy, 20, who lifted the National League Under-19s Alliance League Cup with the Mariners in 2019, made 15 appearances for the Mariners in total, scoring three goals.  His time with the…


Departure | Mouanda recalled by South Shields

7th January 2020

Blyth Spartans can announce Ursene Mouanda was recalled from his season-long loan spell on Monday. The former Rangers midfielder moved to Croft Park in the summer and went to make 12 appearances in Blyth colours. Upon his return to the South Shields, Mouanda agreed a permament deal with BetVictor West side Dunston UTS. We wish Ursene all the very best for the future.