Update | Under-18s and Under-19s

18th September 2023

Following the under-19s’ success in winning the National League Youth Alliance North Academy Division last season, the Club was dealt a blow in the close season when their coach, Liviu Cristea, had to resign from his position with the Club.


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…


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…


Under-19s | Look ahead to 2021/22 season

18th February 2021

Following a fragmented 2020-21 season, under-19s manager Michael Nelson, in conjunction with the coaches at Tyne Met College, is talking to youngsters who are interested in joining the programme next season. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this season’s youngsters only managedto play five matches prior to the latest lockdown but still had an impressive three victories and one draw from the games played with a positive goal difference of 15…


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…


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…