Preview | Hebburn Town (A)

24th August 2020

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans are back in action for the first time since March – travelling to Hebburn Town in their opening game of pre-season on Tuesday (KO: 7:30PM).  Michael Nelson will take charge of his first match as permanent Spartans boss at the Green Energy Sports Ground following his solitary game as caretaker boss away at Brackley Town. Nelson has endured an unprecedented start to his first managerial…


Preview | Alfreton will be a ‘great barometer’ says Clark

22nd November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark says Saturday’s FA Trophy clash with Alfreton Town will be a “great barometer” to see how far his team have come since the start of the season.  Clark’s men begin their FA Trophy campaign at home to their National League North counterparts, having already faced The Reds this campaign.  During Clark’s second game in-charge, Spartans were beaten comfortably by Alfreton at the Impact Arena, however…


Preview | Spartans visit familiar faces

4th September 2019

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans travel to Blackwell Meadows tonight to face Darlington. Both sides suffered 2-0 defeats away from home in their last games with Spartans losing to Leamington and Darlington losing to King’s Lynn Town. When these sides met at Blackwell Meadows last season, it was a 1-1 draw and it could well be a similar scoreline with both teams struggling for form this season. Key details The…


Preview | Blyth Spartans vs Guiseley AFC

25th August 2019

BY Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans welcome Guiseley to Croft Park on Bank Holiday Monday in their fourth home game of the season. Lee Clark collected his first point(s) as Spartans manager in a 0-0 draw at Bradford (Park Avenue) on Saturday and hopes it will act as a building block in the club’s difficult start to the campaign. But Marcus Bignot and Russ O’Neill’s Guiseley provide another tough test for…


Match Preview | Hereford

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans take on Hereford at Croft Park this Saturday as Lee Clark’s side look to win their first points of the campaign. Spartans currently find themselves at the foot of the fledging National League North table after Tuesday night’s 3-0 defeat at home to early pacesetters York City. The hosts will be hoping for a better outcome than when the sides met at Croft Park last…

16th August 2019

Preview | Blyth Spartans v York City

12th August 2019

By Liam O’Brien Blyth Spartans face the difficult task of welcoming National League North promotion favourites York City to Croft Park on Tuesday night. Lee Clark’s side remains in search of their first points of the season after their opening two games ended in defeats to Gloucester City and Alfreton Town, respectively. And the fixture list gets no easier for Clark and co, with the full-time Ministermen tipped to return to non-league’s…


Match Preview | Gloucester City

2nd August 2019

By Stephen Burton After a summer of change, the Lee Clark era is set to begin this Saturday as Blyth Spartans face Gloucester City in their season opener at Croft Park. Clark’s arrival early this summer has led to a whole host of new faces brought to the club, and many have hit the ground running during pre-season. Spartans have helped themselves to nine wins in 10 games, culminating in…


Match Preview | Southport

26th April 2019

By Stuart Dick It’s the moment of reckoning for Blyth Spartans as we host Southport this afternoon knowing three points would secure a play-off berth. Alun Armstrong’s side are currently sixth in the Vanarama National League North after Easter Monday’s late victory over FC United of Manchester. Adam Wrightson’s 91st minute winner means that Spartans have their path to the paly-offs in their own hands – all they need to…


Match Preview | FC United of Manchester vs Blyth Spartans

21st April 2019

By Stephen Burton After victory over Guiseley on Good Friday, Spartans are now looking for their sixth straight win as they travel to Broadhurst Park on Easter Monday to face an FC United side with survival on the line. The latest round of fixtures has seen Spartans cut Telford United’s advantage to just one point as they chase the remaining play off positions with two games left. Meanwhile FC United…


Match Preview | Boston United

5th April 2019

VANARAMA NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH Venue: Croft Park, Blyth Date: Saturday 6th April 2019 Kick Off: 3.00pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Blyth Live ADMISSION Adults – £12 Concessions – £7 11-16’s – £5 Under 10’s – FREE with a paying Adult £2 Stand Transfer Applies By Aaron Hindhaugh Blyth Spartans will be looking to build on four solid away performances where they picked up eight points against Altrincham, Ashton United….