Media Team Vacancy | Media Assistant & Club Journalist

26th July 2021

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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Hartlepool United friendly | Kick-off time brought forward

22nd July 2021

The kick-off time for our pre-season friendly with Hartlepool United on Tuesday, July 27th has been brought forward to 7pm. The fixture with the League Two side was originally due to get underway at 7:30pm but has been moved at the visitors’ request. To buy your tickets, please click here to access our online ticketing platform. Once purchased, you will receive an email with your e-ticket attached. This can either be printed…

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Pre-season 21/22 | Hartlepool & Newcastle United tickets on sale

21st July 2021

Tickets for all our remaining home friendlies are now available to purchase via our online ticketing platforms. Saturday, July 24th – South Shields Tuesday, July 27th – Hartlepool United Tuesday, August 3rd – Newcastle United U23s Saturday, August 7th – Stockton Town To buy your tickets, please click here to access our online portal. Once purchased, you will receive an email with your e-ticket attached. This can either be printed…

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South Shields (H) | Tickets now on sale | 21/22

19th July 2021

Tickets for the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy tie with South Shields are now on sale via the club’s online booking system.  Blyth Spartans entertain the Mariners on Saturday, July 24th in their third game of pre-season as Michael Nelson’s men prepare for the upcoming National League North campaign. Kick-off at Croft Park is 3pm as both clubs compete to lift some pre-season silverware. Secure your tickets today via our online ticketing….

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Club Statement | Robbie Dale is back at Blyth Spartans

16th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely thrilled to announce the return of club legend and all-time record appearance holder Robbie Dale.  The forward had hung up his boots in October last year but re-joins Michael Nelson’s playing squad ahead of the 2021/22 National League North season.  Dale, signed by Harry Dunn in March 2005, burst onto the scene at Croft Park when he fired a hat-trick on his debut against Wakefield…

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Kit Launch | 21/22 home & away kit unveiled

16th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is excited to unveil its new home and away kit for the 2021/22 Natio­nal League North campaign. THE KITMade by Errea, the new 2021/22 Spartans shirts are yet again bespoke to our football club.  The home shirt is the traditional green and white stripes, with green sleeves. The shirt is fully sublimated and features the Spartans badge, club sponsors CEFO Group, SOS Group and JFS Torbitt logos…

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News | Important ticketing information

13th July 2021

Everyone at Blyth Spartans AFC can’t wait for Saturday when we can finally open the gates at Croft Park and welcome supporters back our friendly against Middlesbrough U23s. It seems like an eternity since February 15th, 2020 when we last admitted supporters to our matches and so much has changed since then. We mentioned last year that we had invested in an online ticketing system, but due to the Covid-19…

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Pre-season 21/22 | Newcastle United friendly confirmed

13th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is very pleased to confirm Newcastle United under-23s will travel to Croft Park on Tuesday, August 3 for a pre-season friendly.  The young Magpies, managed by Chris Hogg and Peter Ramage, visit Northumberland for Blyth’s penultimate friendly with kick-off taking place at 7:30pm.  Michael Nelson, manager of Blyth Spartans, said: “I’d like to say a big thank you to Newcastle and Chris Hogg for fitting us into…

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Event | Kit launch and Q&A event

12th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC, in association with the Supporters Club, is hosting a kit launch and Q&A evening on Friday, July 16th.   Taking place at our social club, the event will give supporters the opportunity to purchase the new 2021/22 shirts, sponsored by CEFO Group, and put forward questions to first-team manager Michael Nelson, vice captain JJ O’Donnell and left-back Michael Liddle. Unfortunately, this will be limited to 60 people…

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Arrival | Nicky Deverdics joins Spartans

9th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the signing of Nicky Deverdics, who returns to Croft Park 10 years after his first spell.  Deverdics was a regular under Mick Tait during his solitary season – appearing 45 times and scoring three goals as the team narrowly missed out on the Conference North play-offs in 2010/11.  Before joining Spartans, the former Newcastle United youngster spent time at Gateshead, Bedlington Terriers, Gretna…

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