Club Statement | Michael Johnson

27th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to learn the passing of former chairman Michael Johnson.  Michael’s duty as chairman was just one of a number of roles he served during his time at the football club. Michael was also a huge part of the community in his days as a well-known coal merchant.  Our deepest thoughts go out to Michael’s family and friends.

Read More >>

Under-19s | Join our Zoom meeting with Michael Nelson

26th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC manager Michael Nelson is hosting a Zoom meeting next week for anyone interested in joining our under-19s team, in collaboration with Tyne Metropolitan College. Formed in 2019, our exciting partnership will see students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2021-22 season, while undertaking a vocational course at Tyne Met. Here are just some of the benefits to the courses offered: Further your education Develop…

Read More >>

1899 Club draw | February

23rd February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce its 1899 Club draw winners for February. Please can the winners contact our general manager Mike Coulson on mike.coulson@blythspartans.com to claim your winnings. Thank you to everyone for their continued support during these difficult times. 295: Jim Lashley – £100 121: Richard Farquharson – £50 How can I join the 1899 Club? E-mail your name, address and the number of draw numbers you require to generalmanager@blythspartans.com…

Read More >>

Club Shop sale | 2020/21 replica kits

19th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC’s Supporters Club have reduced the price on ALL 2020/21 replica kits after the season was made null and void.  Shirts are now priced at £30 for adult sizes and £25 for child sizes via our online club store.  A new batch of shirts, which had been earmarked for the first team, are now available to purchase.  As usual, it is suggested you get a shirt two sizes…

Read More >>

National League Statement | Outcome of Written Resolutions

18th February 2021

Earlier this month, The National League distributed four resolutions for Member Clubs to consider the outcome of the 2020/21 season. Further information can be found here. With relevant voting thresholds now met for each resolution, The National League can confirm the outcome of this process as follows. Resolution One In summary: Step One and Two to be split in deciding the outcome of 2020/21 Playing Season. As a Special Resolution,…

Read More >>

Under-19s | Look ahead to 2021/22 season

18th February 2021

Following a fragmented 2020-21 season, under-19s manager Michael Nelson, in conjunction with the coaches at Tyne Met College, is talking to youngsters who are interested in joining the programme next season. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this season’s youngsters only managedto play five matches prior to the latest lockdown but still had an impressive three victories and one draw from the games played with a positive goal difference of 15…

Read More >>

News | Community programme plans

16th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC has been busy making preparations for the launch of its community programme. With the prospects of an easing in lockdown restrictions ever closer, plans are at an advanced stage to launch a series of community-based projects which will improve the fitness and well-being of all age groups. We will be working with Dugout Coaching to deliver a range of projects which we have grouped into three categories:…

Read More >>

Club Statement | AFC Telford

12th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm our fixture with AFC Telford United has been postponed after we informed the National League of our intention not to travel.  Furthermore, we can confirm the club has been charged with not fulfilling Tuesday’s National League North fixture with Bradford Park Avenue. We are in the process of responding to the National League by using the appropriate procedures.

Read More >>

Under-19s | How YOU can represent Blyth Spartans AFC

12th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC and Tyne Metropolitan College are on the lookout for students to join its partnership programme, beginning in September 2021. Formed in 2019, our partnership will see students represent Spartans in the National Youth Alliance for the 2021-22 season, while undertaking a vocational course at Tyne Met College. The programme allows students to study a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport alongside the opportunity to train and learn…

Read More >>