Club Statement | Barron & Turnbull step in on interim basis

19th November 2021

Blyth Spartans can confirm that Michael Barron and Stephen Turnbull will take charge of the first-team on an interim basis.  Barron has agreed to stay on and assist the club whilst it conducts a search to replace Michael Nelson’s after his departure on Wednesday evening. Club legend Turnbull returns to Croft Park having gained managerial experience at Northumberland counterparts Morpeth Town.  As a player, Turnbull made 206 appearances for Spartans – famously scoring a wonderful…

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Vacancy | First-Team Manager

18th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is now accepting applications for the position of first-team manager.  Applicants who believe they have the relevant experience and qualifications should submit their CV to generalmanager@blythspartans.com.  The job includes team selection, with training nights taking place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and player recruitment. The club also has relationships with Tyne Metropolitan College and 20 Blyth Spartans Junior teams to consider.

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AGM Cancelled | November 18th

17th November 2021

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled to take place on Thursday November 18th at the Blyth Spartans Social Club, has been cancelled due to circumstances that require the presence of the club director. The club apologies for the late notification of the cancellation but will probably be aware of the reason for the action. We will notify shareholders of a new date with the appropriate notice period. Tony PlattenChairman of…

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Club Statement | Michael Nelson

17th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC has today parted company with manager Michael Nelson through mutual consent. Michael departs having first joined the club in March 2020. During his time at Croft Park, Michael worked tirelessly during difficult times as the club battled through the Covid-19 pandemic. A busy summer of recruitment provided a lot of optimism but after a series of disappointing performances over several weeks, the club can announce Michael’s departure. The club…

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Voluntary position | PA Announcer

15th November 2021

An opportunity has arisen to join Blyth Spartans as PA Announcer on a voluntary basis.  The ideal candidate should have clear and accurate communication skills and the ability to attend all home matches.  This position is voluntary but out-of-pocket expenses will be paid if travelling is involved. Please apply in the first instance to our General Manager Mike Coulson mike.coulson@blythspartans.com. 

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Report | Kettering Town 4-0 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

13th November 2021

ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November 13th 2021 KETTERING TOWN 4-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans suffered their eighth defeat on the bounce following a 4-0 defeat at Kettering Town, as Aaron Cunningham was sent off in the closing stages.  Cunningham’s red card compounded a miserable afternoon at Latimer Park for Michael Nelson’s men after a brace from Connor Kennedy and goals from Callum…

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Arrival | Cunningham re-signs for Spartans

11th November 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Aaron Cunningham on a permanent basis, subject to league approval.   Cunningham is no stranger to Croft Park having enjoyed three separate loan spells with the club during his time at Hartlepool United.  In total, the 23-year-old central defender has made 32 appearances for Spartans.  Michael Nelson, manager of Blyth Spartans, said: “We are delighted to bring Aaron on board. He…

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