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  • Arrival | JJ O’Donnell joins on permanent deal
  • Arrival | Dan Maguire completes Blyth Spartans return

Arrival | Karl Byrne joins Blyth

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Karl Byrne.   Byrne, who can play in midfield or as a full-back, had initially signed in February before the National League North season was made null and void.  The 24-year-old played in Ireland’s second tier with Cabinteely FC before moving to England in 2019.  He trained with League One side Burton Albion under Nigel Clough. Spells at Frickley Athletic…

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Arrival | Sean Reid returns to Blyth

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce Sean Reid has returned to Croft Park.  The box-to-box midfielder first joined the club in 2015 from Northern League side West Allotment Celtic, scoring 66 times in 186 appearances.  Reid played a pivotal role in Blyth’s promotion from the Northern Premier League and the charge towards the National League North play-offs during the 2018/19 campaign.  The 28-year-old scored for Darlington against Spartans on…

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Arrival | Jordan Hickey joins Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Jordan Hickey, who has put pen to paper on a one-year contract.  The Sunderland-born midfielder arrives at Croft Park having left League One side Hull City in February.  During his time at the KCOM Stadium, the 21-year-old appeared in the Checkatrade Trophy and spent time on loan at Whitby Town.  Hickey had trained with Blyth earlier this year, impressing manager…

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News | Rhys Evans extends stay at Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce Rhys Evans has signed a new contract, keeping him at Croft Park for the 2021/22 season.  The pacey right-back joined from Newcastle Benfield in June 2019 and has established himself as a popular figure among the club’s fanbase.  Despite seeing both of his two seasons in Northumberland cut short due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Evans has made an impressive 49 appearances.  The 24-year-old…

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News | Connor Thomson signs new contract

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce Connor Thomson has signed a new contract, keeping him at Croft Park for the 2021/22 season.  The former Blackburn Rovers forward joined Blyth last summer and quickly established himself as a key member of Michael Nelson’s squad.  Thomson, 25, featured 13 times before the National League North season was made null and void in February.  On signing his contract, Thomson said: “I’m very…

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News | Corey McKeown signs new contract

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce Corey McKeown has signed a new contract, keeping him at the club for the 2021/22 season.  The 19-year-old forward has become a bit of a cult hero at Croft Park after his stunning equaliser in the 2-2 draw with local rivals Gateshead on Boxing Day.  McKeown joined Blyth in 2019 and has made 14 appearances since as he continues his development under Michael…

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News | Jamie Clark signs Blyth Spartans contract

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce Jamie Clark has signed his first contract with the club following the young forward’s breakthrough into the first-team.  The 19-year-old graduated from our under-19s programme – in association with Tyne Metropolitan College – late last year.  Clark was handed his National League North debut at Kettering Town in November before starting games against Boston United, Brackley Town and Gateshead.  “I’m thrilled to have…

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Club Statement | Retained List 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm its retained list ahead of the 2021/22 National League North season.  We are currently in negotiations with Rhys Evans, Connor Thomson, Corey McKeown and Jamie Clark and hope to announce a positive outcome soon.  The following players have not been offered fresh terms and have therefore left the club: Brendan Pearson, Kieran Charlton, Matthew Elsdon, Alex Sakellaropoulos, Olly Scott, Callum Guy, Simon Heslop, Liam Agnew,…

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Club Statement | Spartans to join social media boycott

The FA, Premier League, EFL, FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, PFA, LMA, PGMOL, Kick It Out and the FSA will unite for a social media boycott from 15.00 on Friday 30 April to 23.59 on Monday 3 May, in response to the ongoing and sustained discriminatory abuse received online by players and many others connected to football. This has been scheduled to take place across a full fixture…

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Walking Football | Monday morning session

Our Monday morning Walking Football session has been moved to Tuesday for this week only (w/c Monday, April 19th). The session will begin at 10:30am and last for an hour. The cost of each session is £3, or £15 for a block of six. These will take place on our 3G pitch at Croft Park. Should you be interested in getting involved, please email our general manager mike.coulson@blythspartans.com as soon…

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