• Ryan Donaldson joins Blyth Spartans
  • Ian Aitken Departs Spartans
  • Lucas Reed becomes Blyth’s third summer signing
  • Club Statement | Open Letter
  • Michael Woods is a Spartan

Club Statement | Winners Worldwide Takeover Deal Goes Through

Blyth Spartans is delighted to announce the final signing of the Sale and Purchase Agreement, transferring the ownership of the Football Club to Winners Worldwide, led by Irfan Liaquat. This a milestone moment for Blyth Spartans, where the 24-year ownership under Tony Platten is transferred to Winners Worldwide, who are intent on progressing the club both on and off the field to the benefit of the supporters, the town, and the wider community. Irfan Liaquat commented, “This is a great occasion. It’s so…

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125 Years Anniversary Shirt – Proud Of Our History

Founded in 1899, 2024 sees the 125th anniversary of Blyth Spartans Football Club. In his research for the history of Blyth Spartans, Ken Sproat discovered the first mention of a Spartans kit in the 20th November edition of the Blyth News, it was noted “Blyth Spartans wear a characteristically attractive costume – long glaringly red stockings and white shirts”. With that in mind, we have produced, along with our kit supplier…

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Matchday Hospitality | Book now

At Blyth Spartans we have a variety of matchday hospitality options in the Tommy Hedley suite available This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, commemorate an occasion, promote your business or even just simply upgrade your matchday experience! Whatever the reason, everyone at the club is infinitely grateful for your valued support. Matchday hospitality packages are a brilliant way to support the club and network with…

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Ryan Donaldson joins Blyth Spartans

We are pleased to announce that Ryan Donaldson has joined Blyth Spartans following the expiration of his contract with Morpeth Town. The 33-year-old has spent the last three seasons playing for Northern Premier League Premier Division club, Morpeth Town, where he has featured 100 times for The Highwaymen. Before that, Donaldson had spells at Hartlepool United, Plymouth Argyle, Cambridge United and Gateshead, between 2012 and 2021. He is a graduate…

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Ian Aitken Departs Spartans

Blyth Spartans can confirm that Ian Aitken has left his role as the clubs Goalkeeper coach. Ian informed Spartans last month that he would not be carrying on in his role for the upcoming season and has since helped with the recruitment of his successor. He has been a popular figure around the club since he joined in 2019 and will be a miss both on and off the training…

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Lucas Reed becomes Blyth’s third summer signing

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce their third signing of the summer of Lucas Reed following the expiration of his contract at Manchester 62. Reed has been playing in Gibraltar for the last 18 months for the seven-time Gibraltar Football League Champions and has registered three goals and six assists in 24 matches. The 21-year-old Scotsman is a product of the Middlesbrough academy, featuring for their under-18 and under-21 squads….

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Club Statement | Open Letter

Dear Fans, In recent weeks the Football Club has received several complaints by a large number of our supporters including, the wider respected community members, and those who hold a particular interest within the Football Club. The complaints brought forward by the aforementioned, are against particular individuals who are fabricating stories that are deceitful and without merit. Furthermore, these individuals are fuelling hatred across social media platforms with fake news,…

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Michael Woods is a Spartan

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Michael Woods following the expiration of his contract at South Shields.  He spent the last two seasons at Mariners Park after helping York City achieve promotion from the National League North to the National League in 2022.  The 34-year-old midfielder graduated from the Chelsea academy and made his 1st team debut for the Blues in 2007 during the FA Cup Third…

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Milburn Signs

Spartans first signing of the summer is Ben Milburn. Ben will be a familiar face to Spartans fans having signed for the 2021/22 season. After an impressive preseason the then Blyth Manager Michael Nelson described the defender as “one for the future” The then 18-year-old would spend most of the season on loan at first Whickham and then North Shields where he helped the latter win the Northern Premier Division…

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Blyth Spartans Retained List Confirmed

Blyth Spartans can now provide confirmation on its retained playing squad list following the conclusion of the 2023/24 Vanarama National League North campaign. Under ContractWill McGowanBilly Gordon  Players retainedNicky DeverdicsAlex Mitchell Harrison ClarkCharles AitkenOscar HartleyJoe Oliver Michael Hogan  Offered terms and in negotiationHarry ArnisonJordan CookMichael Liddle Contract ExpiredJonathan Hooper Returned to their parent clubMalakai ReeveLuke JamesLirak HasaniOli ThompsonHarry GardinerFinn Cousin Dawson Declined terms and have left the clubRhys Evans Jordan HickeyJonathan O’DonnellJack Bodenham Elliot…

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Deverdics signs a new contract with Spartans

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the renewal of Spartans’ skipper Nicky Deverdics. On the renewal, Devs said, “I’m really pleased to be staying at the club for another season and looking forward to the challenge ahead. Last season really hurt, the supporters and everyone at the club deserved more!” Steve Howard said, “Absolutely delighted that Nicky has signed. Nobby and I wanted to secure Nicky immediately as he is…

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Deverdics signs a new contract with Spartans

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the renewal of Spartans’ skipper Nicky Deverdics. On the renewal, Devs said, “I’m really pleased to be staying at the club for another season and looking forward to the challenge ahead. Last season really hurt, the supporters and everyone at the club deserved more!” Steve Howard said, “Absolutely delighted that Nicky has signed. Nobby and I wanted to secure Nicky immediately as he is…

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