Another Pointer to Blyth’s Survival

The points are accumulating but are they coming thick and fast enough to stave off relegation for Blyth Spartans? Another point from the fourth game in succession, this time at Tamworth on Saturday, can be interpreted as solid form or, alternatively, too little to late. Blyth manager Harry Dunn was appropriately ambiguous in his post match thoughts. “Bearing mind Tamworth are in second place in the League and we’re second…

16th March 2009
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Tamworth 1 Blyth Spartans 1 (Match Report)

Saturday 14th March 2009 Blue Square North Tamworth 1 Blyth Spartans 1 Spartans: Paul Farman, Kenny Boyle, John Brackstone, Gareth Williams, Richard Pell, Andy Leeson, Adrian Webster, Chris McCabe, Robert Dale (sub Gary Brown 72 mins), Marc Walton (sub Stuart Banks 84 mins), Simon Todd. Subs not used: Ged Dalton, Shaun Reay & Adam Laidlaw. Spartans picked up a valuable point on their day trip to the Midlands. Tamworth pushing…

15th March 2009
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Blyth Spartans 2 Alfreton Town 2 (Match Report)

Tuesday 10th March 2009 Blue Square North Blyth Spartans 2 Alfreton Town 2 Spartans: Paul Farman, Kenny Boyle, Gary Brown, Gareth Williams, Richard Pell, Andy Leeson, Adrian Webster, Chris McCabe, Robert Dale, Marc Walton, Ged Dalton (sub Simon Todd 70 mins). Subs not used: Stuart Banks, Adam Laidlaw, Liam Gildea & Graham Fenton. Spartans two up in under half an hour dropped 2 valuable points to a late equaliser against…

11th March 2009
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Exec Committee Minutes (2 Mar 2009)

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF BLYTH SPARTANS AFC HELD ON MONDAY 2nd MARCH 2009 Present : A Platten, K Scott, IK Evans, C Baxter, S Ord & G Young. Prior to the start of the meeting the Chairman confirmed that he had received a letter of resignation from B Davison. Thanks to Brian for his assistance over the past season were noted. 1 MINUTES OF LAST MEETING. a)…

9th March 2009
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Blyth Spartans 0 Stalybridge Celtic 0 (Match Report)

Saturday 7th March 2009 Blue Square North Blyth Spartans 0 Stalybridge Celtic 0 Att: 559 Spartans: Paul Farman, Kenny Boyle, Alex Gildea (sub John Brackstone 64 mins), Gareth Williams, Richard Pell, Andy Leeson, Gary Brown, Chris McCabe, Robert Dale, Marc Walton (sub Adrian Webster 61 mins). Shaun Reay (sub Stuart Banks 82 mins) Subs not used: Simon Todd & Adam Laidlaw 76 mins). Spartans produced a more determined display after…

8th March 2009
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Reduced Admission Alfreton Town (10 Mar 2009)

Blyth Spartans have reduced the price of next Tuesday’s Blue Square North home league game against Alfreton Town (10 March 2009) to £5 for adults, £2 concessions, £1 for under-16s and free for under-10s, if accompanied by an adult. The Club recognises the financial burden to its supporters caused of the amount of “concentrated” home matches due to the recent poor weather and the current economic climate, .

4th March 2009
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Alfreton Town 1 Blyth Spartans 1 (Match Report)

Saturday 28th February 2009 Blue Square North Alfreton Town 1 Blyth Spartans 1 Att: 480 Spartans: Paul Farman, Kenny Boyle, Gary Brown, Gareth Williams, Richard Pell, Andy Leeson, Adrian Webster, Chris McCabe (sub Alex Gildea 60 mins), Robert Dale, Shaun Reay, Marc Walton (sub Adam Laidlaw 76 mins). Subs not used: Andrew Wright, Ged Dalton & Stuart Banks. Spartans picked up a valuable point away at 5th placed Alfreton Town….

2nd March 2009
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Senior Cup Quarter Final vs Newcastle Blue Star

Although a request was made by Blue Star to have Wednesday’s Quarter Final game postponed because of fixture congestion Blyth Spartans can confirm that the NFA have today ruled that the game must go ahead as planned. The Spartans have their own fixture congestion as a result of FA Cup success and bad weather and will be playing at least two matches per week until the end of the season.

2nd March 2009
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