Scott Bell funeral details released

The details of Scott Bell’s funeral have been released via the Scott Bell Fund website. “Scott’s funeral will be taking place at Cowpen Crematorium on Thursday 17th October at 10am. All are welcome. No flowers please except for family, a box will be in place at the service for donations to the MNDA. There will be drinks after the service at the Brockwell Seam in Cramlington, again all are welcome”

11th October 2013

Dale Crawford does ‘Tough Mudder’ for SBF

24th August 2013

Former Spartans midfielder Dale Crawford is competing in the ‘Tough Mudder‘ challenge, dubbed “probably the toughest event on the Planet” in order to raise funds for the Scott Bell Fund. As most of you will know Dale and Scotty are best friends as well as being teammates from Harry Dunn’s treble winning side of 2005-2006. Should any SpartansFans wish to sponsor Dale on his challenge, please click HERE


Blyth Spartans v FC United of Manchester Programme Preview

30th November 2012

Facing a Manchester-based side boasting Neville in defence and Giggs in midfield this weekend, some Blyth fans might just be fooled into thinking that Spartans are competing against Premier League opposition once again. And while neither Gary nor Ryan will be making the trip up to Northumberland this Saturday, their namesakes Lee and Rhodri – Ryan’s brother – will be in the FC United squad for Saturday’s game (3pm kick-off.)…


Blyth Spartans v Hednesford Town Programme Preview

23rd August 2012

After a fantastic five against Stocksbridge Park Steels on Tuesday night, Spartans entertain Hednesford Town in the first of a Bank Holiday double-header. Looking to add to a run of 14 home games unbeaten in the Northern Premier League – which stretches back to Boxing Day, 2005 and a 1-1 draw with Gateshead – Blyth welcome fourth-placed Town to Croft Park on Saturday afternoon (3pm kick-off.) The game will see…


Scott Bell Benefit Game – Total Raised

The match on Saturday between Blyth Spartans XI and Bedlington Terriers XI was the final day of a number of fund raising initiatives all in aid of the Scott Bell Fund. Many thanks to all Spartans and Terriers players, both old and new, who turned out on Saturday. Many thanks to the many people who helped on the day. The club, however, would like to give an extra special mention…

8th May 2012

Scott Bell Benefit Match – More Photos

6th May 2012

A selection of photos by Bill Broadley from the Scott Bell Benefit match between Blyth Spartans XI and a Bedlington Terriers XI, which saw many ex-Spartans turning out in Red or Green & White to support Scott Bell and help to raise money for the Scottbell fund.


Scott Bell Benefit Game (5 May 2012)

23rd April 2012

The final preparations for the Scott Bell Benefit Game are now being put in place. The game will take place at Croft Park on Saturday 5 May 2012 (kick off 2pm) with the centre piece being a football match between a Blyth Spartans XI and a Bedlington Terriers XI. The Spartans XI will be made up of Scotty’s ex-teammates for the 2005-2006 Unibond winning squad, plus special guests including “hall…


Scott Bell Benefit Match – 5th May 2012

We can now reveal that the Scott Bell benefit match on Saturday 5th May will be between a Spartans XI and Bedlington XI with many of Scott’s team mates and guests making an appearance, with the Spartans team being managed on the day by Harry Dunn. Admission will be £2 & £1, with under 10’s admitted free if accompanied by an adult. All monies collected on the day will be…

4th April 2012

Scott Bell Fund Auction Details

A huge effort has brought together a fantastic array of signed items which will be auctioned off, with the proceeds going to the Scott Bell Fund. Items available include signed Barcelona and Real Madrid shirts, a Netherlands Nr 14 shirt signed by Johan Cruyff, a Newcastle shirt signed by Shay Given, Phillipe Albert, Tino Asprilla amongst others), a framed England cricket shirt signed by the 2011 Squad, a Manchester United…

27th February 2012

Dublin2Blyth Bike Ride Update

23rd January 2012

As has been mentioned previously a team of cyclists will set off from Dublin in May, with the aim being to cycle their way to Croft Park, via several football grounds, to attend the Scott Bell Benefit Game at Croft Park on 5 May 2012. Two former Spartans, who were teammates of Scotty’s in the treble winning side, Dale Crawford and Peter Snowdon have agreed to join in on the…