Arrival | Dart signs with under-19s and first-team

5th August 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Morgan Dart – the first player to benefit from the club’s exciting partnership with TyneMet college. The club announced last week it had continued its partnership with TyneMet and increased its involvement in the under-19s with Michael Nelson taking charge alongside his first-team duties.  The partnership will see Nelson’s under-19s represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2020-21…

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Under-19s | Blyth and Tyne Met partnership

31st July 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is excited to develop its partnership with TyneMet College with increased involvement in the under-19s set-up.  Formed in 2019, the partnership will see a group of students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2020-21 season, while undertaking a vocational course at TyneMet College. The football programme, offered by TyneMet College, is suitable for learners aged 16 and over who have a strong passion for…

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News | Football Development Pathway

8th July 2019

Blyth Spartans Juniors visited Croft Park on Sunday where they registered for their respective teams for the coming season and then enjoyed a training session led by Spartans manager, Lee Clark. The session was organised as part of the Club’s new football development pathway initiative, which ultimately provides a recognisable route through the various age groups of junior football to the first team. Another part of the pathway is the…

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News | Spartans to host trials for young talent

28th June 2019

Blyth Spartans AFC will be hosting open trials on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Croft Park, Plessey Road, Blyth NE24 3JE.  The trials are open to any players that are currently in Years 11 to 13 who are interested in finding out more about our educational pathway with partners Tyne Met College – which will see us field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The…

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Announcement | Spartans launch U18 side

7th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the formation of an U18 side to continue the development of our player pathway. With the introduction of our reserves side two years ago – who competed in the Northern Football Alliance Division One last season – we recently announce a partnership with Tyne Metropolitan College to run an U19 side in the National League Youth Alliance. The new U18 side further strengthen the…

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Announcement | Spartans launch National League Youth Alliance side with TyneMet College

28th May 2019

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership with Tynemet College to field a team in the National League Youth Alliance for season 2019-20. The league is an U19 national competition consisting of 120 teams, split into 10 regional divisions. The Spartans youngsters will compete in the north east division consisting of 12 teams, including, York City, Hartlepool United, South Shields and Scarborough Athletic. Matches…

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