Club Statement | Stephen Raffell

10th December 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to hear of the passing of former player Stephen Raffell, aged 51. Nicknamed Raffa, the defender made 178 appearances for his hometown club between 1994 and 1997 after a career with Doncaster Rovers and Boston United. To celebrate the life of Stephen and to remember him, a minute’s applause will take place prior to our game with Southport at Croft Park on Saturday (December 10th). Everyone…

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Club Shop | Opening times

10th December 2021

Looking to treat the Spartans fan in your life this Christmas? Featuring replica kits, leisure wear and a range of Blyth Spartans themed gifts and accessories, the Official Club Shop will be open at the following times in the run up the festive period; Saturday 11th December – Normal match day opening, 1pm until 2:45pm and then for 30 minutes after the match. Wednesday 15th December – 5pm until 7:30pm…

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1899 Club Draw | October, November & December winners | Blyth Spartans AFC

9th December 2021

October 1st Prize – £100 no. 92 David Luke 2nd Prize – £50 no. 295 Jim Lashley November 1st Prize – £100 no. 81 Malcolm Muter 2nd Prize – £50 no. 376 S & JA Tuck December 1st Prize – £100 no. 382 Tony Robinson 2nd Prize – £50 no. 262 Zoe Clark Can the winners please email their bank sort code and account numbers over to general manager Mike…

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Preview | Southport (H) | National League North | 21/22

8th December 2021

By Stephen Burton Terry Mitchell takes charge of his first home game as Spartans manager this Saturday, as Southport make the trip to Croft Park. Mitchell’s first match ended in a 4-1 defeat away to AFC Fylde last weekend. In that defeat, Spartans put in a spirited performance but were undone by the superior quality of the league leaders. Despite going down to 10-men late on, JJ O’Donnell managed to…

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Report | AFC Fylde 4-1 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

4th December 2021

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North Saturday, December 4th 2021 AFC FYLDE 4-1 BLYTH SPARTANS Terry Mitchell’s first match in charge ended in defeat as 10-man Blyth fell to a 4-1 defeat to league leaders AFC Fylde. Fylde went ahead on 20 minutes through an own-goal from Nathan Buddle, before Sam Osborne doubled their lead a couple of minutes later. Nick Haughton put the…

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Match Preview | AFC Fylde (A) | National League North | 21/22

2nd December 2021

By Stephen Burton New Blyth manager Terry Mitchell faces a daunting first test as his Spartans side travel to National League North leaders AFC Fylde on Saturday. Under the stewardship of interim-boss Michael Barron, Blyth were knocked out of the FA Trophy last weekend at the hands of York City. However, the 1-0 defeat was harsh on a Spartans side that created several chances, only to find former-keeper Peter Jameson…

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Club Statement | Thank you to Michael Barron & Stephen Turnbull

Blyth Spartans AFC would like to place on record its gratitude to Michael Barron and Stephen Turnbull following the end of their interim period. Barron, who joined the club in September 2020, took charge of the team – beating Guiseley 1-0 in National League North before suffering a narrow FA Trophy exit at York City. He departs with the best wishes of everyone at the club. Tony Platten, chairman of…

1st December 2021
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3G Pitch

As a result of rising temperatures today the Club is please to advise that football can resume on the 3G pitch at Croft Park. Please watch this space as further bad weather is anticipated over the next few days

30th November 2021
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