Spartans Boss Armstrong Looking to Build on Pre-Season Opener

10th July 2017

Blyth Spartans boss Alun Armstrong described the pre-season opener with EBAC Northern League Division One side West Auckland Town as a ‘great workout’ in a hard fought 1-1 draw. Armstrong’s side – which featured seven trialists over the course of the game – took the lead on the stroke of half time, through the lively Adam Wrightson. But a 78th minute spot kick from former Spennymoor Town striker Nathan Fisher…


Pre-Season | Spartans Face Away Trip To Shildon As Friendly List Begins to Take Shape

25th May 2017

Blyth Spartans will travel to Northern League side Shildon for a friendly this summer, as the club continues to add to its pre-season preparations. Alun Armstrong’s men will take on The Railwaymen at Dean Street on Tuesday July 11 (7pm kick-off.) This fixture means that the Vanarama National League North side will now face away trips to Northern League sides on three consecutive Tuesday evenings, with Newcastle Benfield and West Auckland…


Pre-Season | Spartans Face Further Fixtures With Northern League Sides

Blyth Spartans can announce another two pre-season friendlies against Northern League sides, with West Auckland Town and Morpeth Town providing the opposition – as Alun Armstrong’s side prepare for their return to the Vanarama National League North. Auckland will play host to Spartans on Tuesday July 18 at the Wanted Stadium, before Morpeth make the trip to Croft Park seven days later on Tuesday July 25 (both 7:30pm kick-offs.) The…

12th May 2017

Arrival | Striker Laidler is Spartans’ First Foot For 2017

1st January 2017

Blyth Spartans have wasted no time in securing a new signing in the January transfer window – after signing striker Jordan Laidler from Newton Aycliffe. The 23-year-old started his career at Premier League side Sunderland, but was released from the Stadium of Light having failed to make a first team appearance for the Black Cats. Laidler then had a brief spell at West Auckland Town, before completing a switch to…