Alun Armstrong: Luke was the difference in Gateshead defeat

29th July 2018

Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong highlighted his son and former Spartan Luke Armstrong as “the difference” following yesterday’s 3-1 defeat Gateshead.  Luke, whose goals in the 2016-17 season helped return Blyth to the second tier on Non-League football for the first time in five-year, starred by scoring a hat-trick on his return to Croft Park. He left Spartans to join Middlesbrough – spending last season in their U23s set up…

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Holmes has Colliers under the Hammer in Friendly Victory

19th July 2018

Summer signing Jamie Holmes made a massive impression on the Blyth Spartans faithful with a scintillating display against EBAC Northern League Division One side Ashington on Tuesday evening. The former Newcastle United Academy product – who is the brother of former Spartan Dean Holmes – showed the some deft touches and mazy runs as Spartans ran out 4-0 winners at Croft Park. The 20-year-old scored one and created another in…

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Arrival | Fewster becomes Spartans’ fourth summer signing

11th July 2018

Blyth Spartans have added former Middlesbrough, York City and Spennymoor Town striker Bradley Fewster to the squad ahead of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. The 22-year-old is Alun Armstrong’s fourth summer signing, and has already shown a killer instinct in pre-season by notching braces against both Blyth Spartans Reserves and Dunston UTS – also creating goals for his team-mates. Fewster is a former England U19 International, coming through…

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Match Report | Fewster and Butler Bag Braces as Spartans Win

10th July 2018

By Stuart Dick In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday, July 10 2018   Dunston UTS 1-4 Blyth Spartans Burrell; Fewster 2, Butler 2   Blyth Spartans continued preparations for the new campaign with a comfortable 4-1 victory away at EBAC Northern League Division one side Dunston UTS – managed by former Spartan Chris Swailes. Newly signed striker Bradley Fewster netted twice, adding an…

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Media | Spartans re-shuffle Media Team for 2018/19, Vacancies.

Croft Park
10th July 2018

Want a career in Sports Media? Looking to add some experience to your CV? Blyth Spartans Football Club is on the lookout for media team members ahead of the 2018/19 Vanarama National league North season after re-shuffling the media setup this season. Long-serving media man Glen Maxwell has been promoted to Chief Press Officer, with former Videographer Jordan Cronin moving to the press office department as Senior Press Officer. Connor…

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Departure | MacDonald joins full-time Torquay United

10th July 2018

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald who has joined Vanarama National League South newcomers – and full-time outfit – Torquay United ahead of the 2018/19 season. MacDonald, 21, initially joined Blyth Spartans during the 2016/17 Evo-Stik Northern Premier League winning campaign on a short-term loan from Gateshead – but failed to make an appearance before being recalled to the International Stadium. The shot-stopper joined permanently last…

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Departure | Hopson Rejoins Whitby Town

21st June 2018

Blyth Spartans must announce the departure of midfielder Dale Hopson to Evo-Stik Northern Premier League side Whitby Town for an undisclosed fee. The midfielder joined Spartans last summer, breaking the club’s transfer record in the process when he joined from the Seasiders. The 25-year-old made 39 appearances during the last campaign, scoring on 12 occasion – especially potent from the penalty spot. Spartans manager Alun Armstrong commented on the deal:…

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Arrival | The Grass is Greener for Kieran at Croft Park

15th June 2018

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the permanent addition of midfielder Kieran Green – who joins from Vanarama National League side Gateshead. The 20-year-old returns to Croft Park after shining during his two loan spells with Spartans last season – making twelve appearances in the green and white, scoring one goal. The former Hartlepool United Academy product became a fan favourite in a short time, showing a range of passing…

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