Fantastic Spartans Form Causing Headaches For Armstrong After Stourbridge Success

20th February 2017

Despite Saturday’s 2-1 win over Evo-Stik Premier League promotion rivals Stourbridge making it ten wins from ten games in 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong isn’t enjoying the selection headaches caused by his side’s recent success. Robert Dale broke the deadlock with a near 30-yard free kick 24 minutes in, before Daniel Maguire found the net for the seventh consecutive game just before the break to give Spartans a commanding…


Match Report | Stourbridge 1-2 Blyth Spartans

18th February 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday February 18 2016 Stourbridge 1-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans picked up a massive three points against promotion rivals Stourbridge – as they controlled proceedings in a 2-1 win at the War Memorial Athletic Ground, despite a late scare from the hosts. Robert Dale opened the scoring with a fantastic free kick on 25…


Armstrong’s Harsh Words at Half Time Inspired Second Half Spartans Showing Against Hednesford

13th February 2017

Despite seeing his side register their ninth straight win of 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong still saw fit to have a go at his players after a somewhat lacklustre first half showing in Saturday’s 5-1 win over Hednesford Town. Jarrett Rivers scored twice within the first 22 minutes to get Blyth on their way, but some sloppy defending saw Hednesford reduce the deficit through an unfortunate own goal from…


Armstrong: I Was Confident Penalty Hero McHugh Would Save Stourbridge Spot-Kick

24th October 2016

Alun Armstrong has revealed that he believed Adam McHugh would save his second last-minute penalty of this season during Saturday’s 2-1 win – as the Blyth Spartans keeper denied Stourbridge an equaliser with the last kick of the game. Blyth had raced to a 2-0 lead just after the half-hour mark, thanks to Nathan Buddle’s header and a deflected drive from Robert Dale, but Luke Benbow dragged Stourbridge back into…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stourbridge

22nd October 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Saturday October 22 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Stourbridge Blyth Spartans held on to see off a spirited Stourbridge side and extend their unbeaten run to five games – as another last-gasp penalty save from Adam McHugh secured a 2-1 win in the Evo-Stik Premier League. Buddle converted with a leaping header from Stephen Turnbull’s…