Report | Spartans edge seven-goal thriller at North Shields

21st July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 NORTH SHIELDS 3-4 BLYTH SPARTANS Dan Maguire bagged his first goal since re-joining Blyth Spartans with a last-minute winner­­ in a thrilling 4-3 win away to North Shields. Spartans took the lead against the run of play on 28 minutes as Karl Byrne fired in his second goal in as many games. Dan Wilson…

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Report | Spartans begin pre-season with Boro win

17th July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 17th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 MIDDLESBROUGH U23S Blyth Spartans began their pre-season campaign with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough under-23s, as 616 supporters returned to Croft Park.  In front of a home crowd for the first time since February 2020, Jordan Hickey opened the scoring on six minutes before a fine individual goal from Harry Green…

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Report | Blyth suffer heavy Darlo defeat

28th December 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Monday December 28th 2020 DARLINGTON 6-0 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans lost 6-0 at North East rivals Darlington in their second National League North fixture in just 48 hours. Ultimately, awful defending cost Blyth, who were 3-0 behind at half-time following goals from Erico Sousa, Adam Campbell and Jarrett Rivers.  Blyth had chances throughout the game but…

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Report | McKeown’s stunner earns Blyth draw

26th December 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 26th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-2 GATESHEAD Blyth Spartans and Gateshead shared the spoils in a fiercely contested local derby – which saw Liam Agnew and Corey McKeown score their first goals for the club. Greg Olley opened the scoring in the 21st minute when his wind-assisted shot managed to get past…

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Report | Blyth unlucky to lose at Brackley

12th December 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, December 12th 2020 BRACKLEY TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  TEN-man Blyth Spartans came away from St James Park empty-handed despite a committed performance against Brackley Town.  The Spartans defence were barely carved open with a penalty from Shane Byrne and a corner converted by Lee Ndlovu deciding the encounter. JJ O’Donnell had levelled for Blyth, who…

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Report | Pearson heroics not enough as Blyth lose to Boston

8th December 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, December 8th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-1 BOSTON UNITED Brendan Pearson’s goalkeeping heroics weren’t quite enough as Blyth Spartans endured a disappointing defeat to Boston United. The Spartans stopper produced a string of fine saves but was beaten by a close range strike from Scott Garner on 52 minutes. Once again injuries took…

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Report | Blyth lose at Kettering despite late surge

5th December 2020

By Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday December 5th 2020 KETTERING TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans suffered a 2-1 defeat away at Kettering Town, despite a late fightback following Kurt Russell’s first goal for the club. It was one-way traffic in the first-half as The Poppies took just 10 minutes to take the lead with a header from…

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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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Report | Spartans punished by quick-fire double against Hereford

14th November 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November, 14th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 HEREFORD Blyth Spartans succumbed to two quick-fire first half goals in a disappointing defeat to Hereford at Croft Park. Tom Owen-Evans header the visitors ahead on 33 minutes, before doubling his side’s lead with a close range finish just two minutes later. Lenell John-Lewis fired home…

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Report | Blyth snatch late equaliser against Farsley

10th November 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, November 10th 2020 Blyth Spartans snatched a point in injury time when Paul Blackett beat the keeper to the ball and finished into an open net. It could’ve been all three points for Spartans as Michael Cain saw his 95th-minute free-kick come back off the bar. Ashley Smith-Brown found the bottom corner…

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