Armstrong Shares Evo-Stik Promotion Credit With Spartans Predecessor Wade

10th April 2017

Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was delighted to achieve his aim of promotion to the Vanarama National League North on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Halesowen Town, but he was also quick to give credit to predecessor Tom Wade for the role that the former Blyth boss played in their Evo-Stik Premier League triumph. Armstrong took over the reins after Wade resigned from the club back in September and the…

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Arrivals | Spartans Make Twin Signings

23rd March 2017

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce a twin singing with the news that Adam Wrightson has signed permanently for the club form Gateshead as well as securing the services of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald from Gateshead. Wrightson, has been on loan at the club since the middle of January and saw his loan spell extended in February. However, after Gateshead agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, the youngster…

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Gateshead’s Wrightson Extends His Loan Spell at Spartans

21st February 2017

On-loan midfielder Adam Wrightson will remain at Blyth Spartans for another two months – after his loan spell was extended until April 19. The 20-year-old’s initial loan from Vanarama National League Premier side Gateshead was due to expire after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Stourbridge, but this extension will see him remain at Croft Park until just before the end of the season. And, having spent quite a bit of time trying to…

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Arrival | Watson Rejoins Spartans From Darlington

2nd February 2017

Jordan Watson has re-joined Blyth Spartans for an undisclosed fee from Darlington 1883, subject to final confirmation. The left-back was part of the Spartans side that reached the Emirates FA Cup Third Round in 2014/15, before leaving for the Vanarama National League North side last summer. However, after making just ten appearances for last season’s Evo-Stik Premier League champions, the defender has made the decision to come back to Croft…

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Arrival | Youngster Wrightson Set For Loan Spell At Spartans

11th January 2017

Blyth Spartans have signed Gateshead youngster Adam Wrightson on loan until the middle of February. Winger Wrightson – who has made 15 appearances so far for the Tyneside outfit – will spend five weeks at Croft Park and is eligible to play for Spartans until February 18. The 20-year-old spent a spell on loan at Northern League club South Shields earlier this season, but will make the step up to Evo-Stik…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham

10th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday December 10 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham Spartans nearly completed a famous comeback with a late flurry in this entertaining Buildbase FA Trophy replay, but three first half goals for Altrincham gave Blyth too much to do in a 3-2 defeat. A well-taken brace from Sean Miller put the…

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Spartans Trophy Tie Postponed Again

Blyth Spartans’ Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Altrincham has once again fallen foul of the weather – after a late pitch inspection. A 5pm pitch inspection found that the pitch was frozen in “small parts,” leading to the Third Qualifying Round tie being postponed for a second time. Altricham have advertised that the tie will now take place on Tuesday December 6, but that is subject to official confirmation.

29th November 2016
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Spartans To Face Macclesfield If They See Off Altrincham

28th November 2016

Blyth Spartans will be rewarded with a home Buildbase FA Trophy First Round tie against Vanarama National League side Macclesfield Town, if they can overcome Altrincham in tomorrow night’s re-arranged fixture. Saturday’s original meeting at Moss Lane was called off due to a frozen pitch, meaning that Spartans go into the game against the Vanarama National League North’s basement club knowing that a win will see them welcome the Silkmen…

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FA Trophy Draw Pits Spartans Against Altrincham Once More

14th November 2016

Blyth Spartans have been handed an away trip to Altrincham in the Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round. Alun Armstrong’s side will travel to Moss Lane to take on the Vanarama National League North side on Saturday November 26, which means the club’s Evo-Stik Premier League fixture against Skelmesdale United will now be re-arranged. Blyth will hope to fair better against the Robins than their Emirates FA Cup conquerors Morpeth…

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