Arrival | Ex-Pools man Hawkins joins Blyth

31st August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former Hartlepool United midfielder Lewis Hawkins. The 26-year-old, from Middlesbrough, becomes the second player in as many days to join Lee Clark’s side after Callum Roberts, formerly of Newcastle United, arrived on Friday morning. Following a loan spell with Whitby Town, Hawkins made his Pools debut in 2011 during a 0-0 draw at Walsall when the club was in League One,…

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Report | Former Spartans inflict 3-0 defeat on Blyth

14th August 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, August 13 2019 Blyth Spartans 0-3 York City Blyth suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of promotion favourites York City with former Spartan Kieran Green getting on the scoresheet. York City took the lead in the 18th minute when Jordan Burrow headed the ball down for Kallum Griffiths, who hammered it…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 0 York City 3

14th August 2019

It was 2nd top against 2nd bottom as the full timers of York City took on the fledgling part timers of Blyth Spartans, and after 90 minutes of football it was the visitors of York who took all three points and went top of the league, whilst the losers Blyth, found themselves at the foot of the table and the only team in the league still yet to gain a…

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News | Clark appoints Paul Stephenson as assistant

21st June 2019

Former Newcastle United, Millwall, Brentford, York City and Hartlepool United midfielder Paul Stephenson has been appointed as Lee Clark’s assistant manager at Croft Park. Stephenson, 51, joins after leaving Middlesbrough U23’s in the summer and joins Clark for a fourth time – having been a part of Lee’s coaching staff at both Huddersfield Town, Kilmarnock and Blackpool. The midfielder enjoyed a fruitful career as a professional footballer – making over…

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Arrival | Clark snatches Fenwick out of shop window

20th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signature of striker Scott Fenwick who joins after two season’s at National League South side Chelmsford City. Fenwick, 29, has a wealth of experience at this, and higher levels having played for Hartlepool United in League Two. Scott spent time within the Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough academies before joining Gretna in 2009. Soon after he joined Newcastle Benfield when he made his only…

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Departure | Kieran Green takes full-time step

14th May 2019

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of midfielder Kieran Green – who has signed a full-time contract with National League North outfit York City. The energetic midfielder joined the club during the 2017/18 season for two spells on loan from National League side Gateshead – making 12 appearances, scoring once. Alun Armstrong secured the fan favourite on a permanent deal at the beginning of the 2018/19 season with the midfielder…

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Match Photos| Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City

30th December 2018

A selection of images by Bill Broadley from the game between Blyth Spartans and York City, which saw the Spartans extend their unbeaten run to ten games after Bradley Fewter secured the victory on the 86th minute after a York City goal 30 seconds earlier, had been disallowed for offside. Sean Reid had given the Spartans a first half lead on 15 minutes from the penalty spot. York equalised through…

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Fewster: “I didn’t want to celebrate”

30th December 2018

Blyth Spartans striker Bradley Fewster explained why he opted not to celebrate his dramatic 83rd-minute winner against York City on Saturday afternoon. Fewster, introduced as a substitute, 20 minutes from time in place of Connor Oliver, netted the winner as Alun Armstrong’s men extended their impressive unbeaten run to 10 games. It followed in thrilling circumstances as ex-Blyth loanee Macaulay Langstaff thought he had won the game for York, only…

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Match Report | Fewster’s Late Goal Extends Spartans Unbeaten Run

29th December 2018

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 29th 2018 Blyth Spartans 2-1 York City An 83rd minute Bradley Fewster goal – 30 seconds after Macaulay Langstaff has a goal ruled out for offside – was the difference between Blyth Spartans and York City at Croft Park. Blyth opened the scoring when Hamza brought down Cunningham in the box…

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Armstrong focused on ‘tough’ Christmas Schedule

9th December 2018

Alun Armstrong praised an all-round team performance as Blyth Spartans made it five wins on the bounce in a comfortable win over Ashton United. Goals from Sean Reid and Robert Dale in the second half secured all three points for Blyth – Spartans now just two points outside of the play-off places in ninth. But Armstrong was keen to temper expectations in his post-match comments, stating once again that the…

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