Report | Blyth Spartans 6-0 Darlington | FA Youth Cup | 21/22

1st September 2021

In association with: ALANMcLEANFCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Youth Cup Preliminary Round Wednesday, September 1st 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 6-0 DARLINGTON Blyth Spartans set up an FA Youth Cup First Qualifying Round encounter against Billingham Town after cruising past Darlington at Croft Park. The young Spartans, with first-team manager Michael Nelson on the touchline, asserted their control early by taking the lead on five minutes through the pace of Hands.  Starting…

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Report | Farsley Celtic 1-1 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

30th August 2021

In association with: ALANMcLEANFCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday, August 30th 2021 FARSLEY CELTIC 1-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  Blyth Spartans were forced to settle for a point at Farsley Celtic after failing to capitalise on a number of first-half chances.  Robbie Dale scored for the second game in a row but with several other opportunities to score gone begging, there was a sense of regret heading into the…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 AFC Telford United | National League North | 21/22

28th August 2021

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 28th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-0 AFC TELFORD A late goal from Robbie Dale and an own-goal from Theo Streete ensured Blyth Spartans claimed a deserved three points in a dominate performance at Croft Park. World class first-half saves from AFC Telford goalkeeper Russell Griffiths made it look like it was going to be a…

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Report | Kidderminster Harriers 3-0 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

21st August 2021

BY Craig Dobson In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 20th 2021 KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS 3 – 0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans fought hard but went down to a strong Kidderminster Harriers side at Aggborough Stadium, with the hosts running out 3-0 winners. Manager Michael Nelson had to make one enforced change to the side that defeated Alfreton Town the previous Saturday, with Connor Thomson coming in for the injured…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Alfreton Town | National League North | 21/22

14th August 2021

BY Joe Buck In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 14th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-0 ALFRETON TOWN A second-half brace from JJ O’Donnell secured Blyth Spartans an impressive 2-0 victory in their National League North opener against Alfreton Town with 1,260 supporters inside Croft Park. A thoroughly professional second-half in defence, combined with some scintillating attacking play from Blyth, secured the home-side victory against…

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Report | Spartans round off pre-season with emphatic Stockton win

7th August 2021

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly 7th August 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 5-1 STOCKTON TOWN Robbie Dale and Josh Gillies scored a brace apiece as Blyth Spartans thrashed Stockton Town 5-1 in their final pre-season match at Croft Park. Spartans went ahead after a quickfire blitz, with Gillies scoring twice within a minute, then Dale grabbing a third. Jamie Owens pulled one back for Stockton three…

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Report | Spartans claim impressive Newcastle United U23s victory

3rd August 2021

BY Joe Buck ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 3-0 NEWCASTLE UNITED U23S Goals from Robbie Dale, Dan Maguire and Lewis McNall sealed an impressive 3-0 victory for Blyth Spartans over Newcastle United Under 23’s. After a disappointing defeat against Hebburn Town on Saturday, Michael Nelson’s men put in an assured, professional display in front of 1148 supporters at Croft Park. The opening…

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Report | Dale on scoresheet as Spartans suffer Hebburn defeat

31st July 2021

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly 31st July 2021 HEBBURN TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Robbie Dale’s first goal since coming out of retirement wasn’t enough as Spartans fell to a 2-1 defeat away to Hebburn Town. The hosts took the lead after 13 minutes in fortunate circumstances as Carl Taylor deflected in a long range effort from his team mate Robbie Spence. Dale hit back for Spartans within…

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Report | Blyth win against League Two side Hartlepool

27th July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 HARTLEPOOL UNITED  Blyth Spartans saw off League Two side Hartlepool United at Croft Park, as another strong crowd of 815 watched a 2-1 victory. Jordan Hickey scored his second of pre-season after nine minutes before JJ O’Donnell doubled Spartans’ lead, 15 minutes before the end. Nicky Featherstone quickly pulled one back…

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Report | Spartans miss out on CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy success

24th July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant CEFO CFS CHALLENGE TROPHY Saturday, July 24, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-2 SOUTH SHIELDS  Blyth Spartans lost out on the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy with a 2-1 defeat against South Shields in front of 993 supporters at Croft Park. It was a game of two halves in Northumberland. The Mariners deservedly led 1-0 at the break after Darius Osei’s header. Osei…

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