News | Thank you to Mark Lynn’s family & friends

3rd December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC wholeheartedly thanks the family and friends of late supporter Mark Lynn after his legacy fund has helped bolster our media department. Lifelong fan Mark sadly passed away earlier this year and the club paid its respects with a minutes silence before our game with Altrincham in February. Brian Coult set up a JustGiving page in Mark’s memory, which was supported by Mark and his wife Keren’s work…

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Interview | Heslop reacts to York City defeat

3rd December 2020

BY Niall Bromley  Simon Heslop believes Blyth Spartans played well in patches during the defeat to York City but admits it is not good enough.  Blyth lost 3-0 to the Minstermen at Croft Park on Wednesday night in National League North – their first game in 17 days.  City opened the scoring after 10 minutes through Michael Woods but the home side squandered a number of chances to level before…

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Report | Spartans rue missed chances and suffer double injury blow against York

2nd December 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Wednesday 2nd December 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 YORK CITY Blyth Spartans missed some big chances and lived to regret it as York City put three past them on a bleak night for the home side. Michael Woods opened the scoring after just eight minutes following a swift counter-attack. Harry Bunn then doubled York’s…

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Preview | York City (H) | National League North

1st December 2020

Blyth Spartans host York City on Wednesday evening – Michael Nelson’s side first game since finishing their self-isolation period.   It will be exactly 17 days since Spartans last kicked a football when the promotion favourites arrive at Croft Park.  Here’s everything you need to know about the game: INJURY NEWS  Liam Agnew remains out, while Olly Scott returned to training on Monday ahead of schedule but won’t feature against…

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Programme | #Issue 5 | York City

1st December 2020

Issue #5 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome York City to Northumberland on Wednesday evening, the club’s first game in 17 days. But while supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, we’re trying our best to bring the match to you. As well as our live stream, which begins at 7:30pm, why not start you matchday routine with a browse of our…

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50/50 draw | York City (H) | National League North

1st December 2020

THE WINNER WAS JAMES WILLSHIRE. Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against York City on Wednesday. (December 2) It’s very easy to enter – supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the…

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Live stream | York City (H) | National League North

29th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce a live stream will be in operation for our National League North clash with York City on Wednesday (December 2).  With Tier 3 restrictions in Northumberland forcing the club to continue its home fixtures behind closed doors, we’re even more committed in bringing the game live to you! Streaming passes are priced at £8, with both Blyth and York supporters welcome.  To watch,…

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Arrival | Amantchi re-signs for Blyth

26th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce Levi Amantchi has re-joined the club on a non-contract basis.  Amantchi is no stranger to Croft Park having enjoyed a three-month loan spell from National League side Chesterfield last season.  In his 16 appearances during that time, the striker netted twice – including a dramatic late equaliser in the 3-3 draw with Gateshead on New Years’ Day.  But just days after his memorable…

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Club Store | Christmas opening times

26th November 2020

Following the Government’s latest announcement, our Supporters Club are aiming to open the store at Croft Park on the following dates and times: Thursday, December 3rd (6pm to 8pm) Saturday, December 5th (11pm to 1pm) Wednesday, December 9th (6pm to 8pm Saturday, December 12th (11pm to 1pm) Wednesday, December 16th (6pm to 8pm Saturday, December 19th (11pm to 1pm)* Wednesday, December 23rd (6pm to 8pm) *Subject to FA Trophy draw…

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Club Statement | Northumberland Tier 3 restrictions

26th November 2020

Following the announcement that Northumberland will be placed in Tier 3 when lockdown restrictions end on 2 December, it is with regret we confirm that fixtures at Croft Park will remain behind closed doors for the foreseeable future. Elite football clubs based in Tier 1 and Tier 2 can open their gates to fans at a reduced capacity, however those with Tier 3 restrictions must continue to play without supporters…

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