Interview | Marc Nash | Youth teams

12th April 2022

Spartans’ under-18s coach Marc Nash spoke with Blyth Live’s Niall Bromley as they discussed the Club’s succcessful partnership with Tyne Metropolitan College. Nash, who is Head Football Coach at Tyne Met, oversaw a training match between the under-18s and under-19s on Monday night as Spartans looked to shape their youth squads ahead of next season.

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Youth teams | Spartans on the lookout for the next generation of talent

12th April 2022

Blyth Spartans and Tyne Metropolitan College are on the lookout for the next generation of talent to represent the club next season. The partnership programme sees students represent Spartans, either at under-18 or under-19 level, while undertaking a vocational course at Tyne Met College. The programme is flexible, and allows students to either study the dedicated Football Excellence Programme aimed for those wanting to pursue a career in sport, or…

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News | Jamie Clark signs Blyth Spartans contract

4th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce Jamie Clark has signed his first contract with the club following the young forward’s breakthrough into the first-team.  The 19-year-old graduated from our under-19s programme – in association with Tyne Metropolitan College – late last year.  Clark was handed his National League North debut at Kettering Town in November before starting games against Boston United, Brackley Town and Gateshead.  “I’m thrilled to have…

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Under-19s | Register for our recruitment training sessions

18th March 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce full details regarding its under-19s recruitment drive, which is due to begin later this month.  This opportunity is open to all players entering the U19s age group ahead of the 2021/22 season AND interested in taking a vocational course at Tyne Metropolitan College. To find out more regarding our partnership with Tyne Met, please click here.  Michael Nelson, manager of the senior team and U19s, will stage two…

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Under-19s | Join our Zoom meeting with Michael Nelson

26th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC manager Michael Nelson is hosting a Zoom meeting next week for anyone interested in joining our under-19s team, in collaboration with Tyne Metropolitan College. Formed in 2019, our exciting partnership will see students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2021-22 season, while undertaking a vocational course at Tyne Met. Here are just some of the benefits to the courses offered: Further your education Develop…

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Under-19s | How YOU can represent Blyth Spartans AFC

12th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC and Tyne Metropolitan College are on the lookout for students to join its partnership programme, beginning in September 2021. Formed in 2019, our partnership will see students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2021-22 season, while undertaking a vocational course at Tyne Met College. The programme allows students to study a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport alongside the opportunity to train and learn…

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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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