Spartans surrendered their perfect National League North home record and unbeaten beginning to the campaign at Croft Park on Saturday afternoon as Alfreton Town secured three points to take back to Derbyshire.
Spartans’ under-18s fought back from a goal down at half-time to secure a place in the second qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday evening against Stockton Town at Croft Park.
Spartans recorded a 3-1 victory to conclude extra time on Monday evening at the Horsfall Stadium as goals from Will McGowan, JJ Hooper and Cedric Main cancelled out Brad Dockerty’s deadlock-breaking strike.
Graham Fenton’s side were pegged back to a 1-1 draw by Bradford (Park Avenue) on Saturday afternoon at Croft Park forcing a second qualifying round replay at the Horsfall Stadium on Monday evening.
Spartans suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Chester on Saturday afternoon in an encounter drenched by a sweltering temperature on the Welsh border.
Blyth Spartans bounced back from Saturday’s late dismay with a stunning performance under the lights at Croft Park.
An 89th-minute equaliser and two stoppage time goals swept aside a first half Cedric Main penalty which saw Graham Fenton’s side slump to an eventual 3-1 defeat in front of 1500 in attendanc3 at the Jakemans Community Stadium in Lincolnshire.
Graham Fenton’s side bounced back with a commanding 2-0 performance over local rivals Spennymoor Town on Bank Holiday Monday at Croft Park following on from a 3-0 defeat away to Buxton just 48 hours prior.
Blyth Spartans suffered a frustrating 3-0 loss away to Buxton on Saturday afternoon as a double from Sam Osborne and Jake Wright secured three points for the hosts to begin the Bank Holiday doubleheader of National League North fixtures.
Blyth Spartans bounced back to winning ways on Saturday afternoon with a resolute 2-1 victory against Hereford in front of 865 fans at Croft Park courtesy of goals from Charlie Aitken and Michael Liddle.