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Mick Tait – Pre season interview

Asked if he views the forthcoming football season with any trepidation new Blyth Spartans boss Mick Tait is unequivocal. “I have no fear whatsoever” he responds in his quiet yet purposeful way. Bearing in mind the Spartans have lost central defender, and star of the FA Cup run last year, Richard Pell and failed to secure the free scoring Paul Brayson Tait’s sanguine attitude is perhaps surprising to some but…

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Centenary Match Items

In addition to the friendly against Newcastle United on Tuesday the supporters have arranged for the following items for SpartansFans, that will be available on the night: – 100 YEARS BOOK This 16 page booklet, written by Ken Sproat, details the history of the ground (as well as the other ‘home’ venues that the Spartans have used). This will be available for £2. BLYTH SPARTANS V NEWCASTLE UNITED SCARF The…

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More Work At Croft Park

The Cramlington Caravans Stand is currently being repaired while the contractors are on site constructing The Kingsway Stand . The roof structure was supported by the 26 ton crane while the corroded main end column was replaced, the roof stiffeners and flashings will also be replaced. The new goal posts can be seen in the foreground with the old posts helping support them while the foundations set, the pitch is…

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Fryston Spartan

Fryston JFC have recently completed their first year in junior football and at their first annual presentation evening held recently, they presented Secretary Norman Tiffin with a Spartans shirt to show the club’s appreciation for the “immense” amount of work that he has done in getting the Castleford-based junior side up and running. Despite now being based in West Yorkshire, Norman has been a life long SpartansFan and Under 8’s…

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Free Beer?

Blyth Spartans Social Club Match Day Promotions. During the month of August the social club will be running a Free Beer Draw on each of the home match days. Anyone who purchases a draught pint of beer between the hours of 18.00 to 21.30 for midweek games or from 13.30 to 17.30 for Saturday/Monday games will receive one draw ticket per draught pint purchased, which will be entered into a…

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Exec Committee Minutes (20 Jul 2009)

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 20th of JULY. Present ; A. Platten, K. Scott, I. Evans, G. Young, S. Ord, C. Baxter & R. Harding. 1. MINUTES OF LAST MEETING. a) The minutes of the last meeting (29.06.09) were approved. 2. MATTERS ARISING. a) Training facilities at Broadway and The Avenues were being used at present. Neither The Bede Academy, The New College nor Delaval Middle were…

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Sponsorship Opportunities For Centenery Match

There are Match and Match Ball sponsorship opportunities for our “once in a lifetime” 100 years at Croft Park Centenary match against a Newcastle United XI. Lord Ridley will be our guest of honour, he will kick the game off as did his grandfather 100 years ago against Newcastle Utd, proceeds from the game will go to The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, there will also be a collection on the…

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