Preview | Brackley Town (H) | National League North | 21/22

2nd September 2021

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans host Brackley Town on Saturday afternoon as they look to continue their 100% record at Croft Park. Michael Nelson watched his team pick up their first point on the road this campaign in a 1-1 draw at Farsley Celtic on Monday. Robbie Dale put Spartans in front in a dominant first-half display but they were made to rue several missed chances as an improved Celts…

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Reaction | Marc Nash on FA Youth Cup win over Darlington

1st September 2021

Marc Nash was left feeling a huge sense of pride after Blyth Spartans advanced into the next round of FA Youth Cup by beating Darlington 6-0 at Croft Park.  Nash, who runs the team along with Spartans first-team manager Michael Nelson in association with Tyne Met college, watched his side cruise into the first round qualifying.  Joseph Hands struck twice in the first-half with Jay Errington also getting on the…

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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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Brackley Town (H) | Tickets on sale now

31st August 2021

Tickets for our National League North fixture with Brackley Town at Croft Park are now on sale. Michael Nelson’s side are eyeing a third straight home win when Brackley, who boost a 100% record from their opening four National League North games, visit South East Northumberland. It’s the international break, so it is hoped another big crowd can be attracted to build on our excellent attendances against Alfreton Town and…

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FA Youth Cup | Darlington (H) | 21/22

31st August 2021

Blyth Spartans host Darlington at Croft Park in the Preliminary Round of the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday, September 1st (kick-off 7pm). Admission prices are £3 for adults and £2 for concessions. A cash turnstile is in operation only. The winners of the tie will host either Billingham Town or Scarborough on the week commencing September 13th. First-team manager Michael Nelson will take charge of the game, so we’re calling…

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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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Preview | Farsley Celtic (A) | National League North | 21/22

29th August 2021

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans round off the August bank holiday with a trip to Farsley Celtic as they look to continue their promising start to the National League North season. Michael Nelson’s side made it two wins out of two at Croft Park after beating AFC Telford United 2-0 on Saturday. Indeed, it took until the 86th minute for Spartans to beat an in-form Bucks goalkeeper as Robbie Dale…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-0 AFC Telford Utd

29th August 2021

Croft Park is becoming a fortress, as Blyth Spartans maintained a 100% home record after a second 2-0 home win of the season, inflicting a first defeat of the season against visitors AFC Telford Utd. Although Blyth were the dominant team in the first half they were unable to break down the Telford defence. However, persistent attacking football in the second half finally paid off in the 86th minute when…

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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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