• Commerical | Player Sponsorship 21/22
  • Media Team Vacancy | Media Assistant & Club Journalist
  • Hartlepool United friendly | Kick-off time brought forward
  • Pre-season 21/22 | Hartlepool & Newcastle United tickets on sale
  • South Shields (H) | Tickets now on sale | 21/22

Commerical | Player Sponsorship 21/22

Blyth Spartans are now taking requests to sponsor a players home and\or away shirt for the 2021/2022 season. Sponsoring a player is an ideal way to help the club and can be done on a personal basis, on behalf of a business or in memory of a loved one. Sponsoring a player means your name\logo will appear: Alongside the player in the matchday programme. Alongside the player on the club…

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Report | Dale on scoresheet as Spartans suffer Hebburn defeat

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly 31st July 2021 HEBBURN TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Robbie Dale’s first goal since coming out of retirement wasn’t enough as Spartans fell to a 2-1 defeat away to Hebburn Town. The hosts took the lead after 13 minutes in fortunate circumstances as Carl Taylor deflected in a long range effort from his team mate Robbie Spence. Dale hit back for Spartans within…

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Preview | Hebburn Town (A) | Pre-season | 21/22

BY Stephen Burton Next up for Blyth Spartans is a visit to the Green Energy Sports Ground to take on newly-promoted ­Northern Premier League East side Hebburn Town (kick-off 3pm). Michael Nelson’s side head to South Tyneside on the back of an impressive win against League Two side Hartlepool United after goals from Jordan Hickey and JJ O’Donnell sealed a 2-1 win. The Hornets are Spartans’ fifth opponents of pre-season…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Hartlepool Utd

Blyth Spartans bounced back from there friendly defeat on Saturday to South Shields, running out 2-1 winners over League 2 new boys Hartlepool Utd at Croft Park. Spartans led 1-0 at the break before doubling their lead in the second half. The visitors pulled one back very late in the game, but it was to be the Spartans night in front of a 815 crowd. A selection of match photos…

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Report | Blyth win against League Two side Hartlepool

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 HARTLEPOOL UNITED  Blyth Spartans saw off League Two side Hartlepool United at Croft Park, as another strong crowd of 815 watched a 2-1 victory. Jordan Hickey scored his second of pre-season after nine minutes before JJ O’Donnell doubled Spartans’ lead, 15 minutes before the end. Nicky Featherstone quickly pulled one back…

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Media Team Vacancy | Media Assistant & Club Journalist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Blyth Spartans AFC’s media team for the 2021/22 National League North season.  The roles we are advertising is a Media Assistant and Club Journalist. The ideal candidates will help with the following: Report to the club’s media manager.  Attend most – if not all – of the club’s home games with the option of attending away matches (usually Saturday & Tuesdays).  Write match…

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Preview | Hartlepool United (H) | Pre-season | 21/22

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans’ pre-season continues on Tuesday evening as newly-promoted League Two side Hartlepool United make the trip to Croft Park. Last time out, Michael Nelson’s side narrowly lost 2-1 at home to South Shields in the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy, though Karl Byrne continued his surprise goalscoring form with his third strike in as many games. TICKET INFORMATION We ask all supporters to buy tickets in advance via…

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Club Statement | Spartans to hold minutes silence

The club has been contacted by a number of supporters with the devastating news that several long-term fans have sadly passed away over the last 18 months. Covid-19 restrictions have meant funeral arrangements have also been curtailed with only limited numbers allowed to attend. To allow everyone associated with Blyth Spartans AFC to pay their respect, we will be holding a minutes silence at our opening home game against Alfreton…

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Interview | Byrne reacts to third goal in as many games

BY Niall Bromley Karl Byrne has become an unlikely goalscoring hero for Blyth Spartans in pre-season.  A full-back by trade, the Irishman isn’t known for scoring many goals but that’s all changed in the last seven days.  The Irishman has found the net in three successive games for Michael Nelson’s side against Middlesbrough under-23s, North Shields and South Shields.  “I don’t know!’ Byrne said, when asked for the secret behind…

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Report | Spartans miss out on CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy success

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant CEFO CFS CHALLENGE TROPHY Saturday, July 24, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-2 SOUTH SHIELDS  Blyth Spartans lost out on the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy with a 2-1 defeat against South Shields in front of 993 supporters at Croft Park. It was a game of two halves in Northumberland. The Mariners deservedly led 1-0 at the break after Darius Osei’s header. Osei…

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