News | Green Army donate sensory packages for fans with disabilities

4th August 2019

The Green Army, supporters club of Blyth Spartans AFC, has kindly donated 20 sensory packages for fans with disabilities. The sensory packages arrived in time for our home game with Gloucester City on Saturday, and will be available throughout the 2019/20 season. Blyth Spartans AFC is committed to offering the best possible match day experience to every supporter. We send our utmost thanks to the Green Army for their incredible…

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Report | Spartans slip to opening day defeat

3rd August 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Motorama National League North Saturday August 3, 2019 Blyth Spartans 1-2 Gloucester City Blyth Spartans slipped to a narrow defeat to Gloucester City on the opening day of the new National League North campaign. The visitors were gifted the lead just before the break when loanee Christopher Mason hacked down Joe Parker inside the area, allowed Joe…

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Club statement | Neal Hooks

2nd August 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm that Neal Hooks has left Blyth Spartans by mutual agreement. Hooks spent a decade at Croft Park as a player before stepping into the management set up under Alun Armstrong. During his time as a player, Hooks made 270 appearances for Blyth, scoring on 15 occasions. We greatly appreciate his input, time and commitment over the last 10 years and wish Neal all the very best…

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Arrival | Mason joins on one-month loan

2nd August 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of Spennymoor Town defender Christopher Mason on a one-month loan deal.  The Moors club captain, 33, add bags of experience to Lee Clark’s defence having made over 300 appearances for the National League North outfit.  Beginning his career with Darlington, the central defender has gone on to play for Bishop Auckland, Harrogate and Gateshead as well as a spell in Sweden with…

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NLN fan preview | Blyth Spartans

2nd August 2019

Vanarama National League North fan preview: Blyth Spartans regular Dan Rolls gives us the lowdown League sponsors Vanarama have been getting the fans’ perspective ahead of the new season – which kicks off this Saturday What can Blyth Spartans fans look forward to over the coming season? For us, it’s pretty much a brand-new team and a complete fresh start. Huge turnover of your squad this summer and obviously Alun Armstrong leaving…

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Arrival | Harker signs on loan

2nd August 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the capture of Newcastle United goalkeeper Nathan Harker on loan until early-January.  The 20-year-old arrives at Croft Park having played a regular part in the Magpies’ under-23s set-up and has experienced life around the first-team at the Premier League club.  During the 2018/19 season. Harker featured in all five of United’s Checkatrade Trophy fixtures before exiting at the quarter-final stage to League One side…

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Executive Committee | Coulson returns to Gateshead

31st July 2019

Blyth Spartans can confirm Mike Coulson has resigned from the Executive Committee and returned to Gateshead.  Mike joined the club in February as Community Director and during that time has created a pathway with the club’s junior teams.  Mike said: “This was not an easy decision to make as I have really enjoyed my spell working with you all.  “My relationship with Gateshead FC goes back over 20 years and…

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Report | Spartans win Texo Challenge Trophy

28th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Texo Challenge Trophy Sunday, July 28th 2019 Blyth Spartans 3-2 Aberdeen XI Blyth Spartans lifted the Texo Challenge Trophy following a 3-2 win over Aberdeen XI. Adam Wrightson, the star of the show, opened the scoring in the 48th minute when he got on the end of a diagonal ball from Jake Orrell and hammered it home…

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Report | Spartans edge past Whitley Bay

25th July 2019

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Whitley Bay FC A brace from Michael Sweet helped Blyth Spartans to a 2-1 victory in their penultimate friendly of pre-season. Sweet got his first goal in the 15th minute following a superb cross by Robbie Dale before he headed home his second on the stroke of half-time…

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Hospitality Package | Matchday

25th July 2019

Hospitality bookings are now being taken for the 2019/20 season This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate an occasion, a great gift/reward or just to enhance the match day experience, for business and supporters alike. Packages Include: Entry into the Tom Hedley Suite Seats in the Directors area Free drinks before, half time and after the match Hot buffet after the match Advert in match day programme *Select the Man…

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