Arrival | Amantchi re-signs for Blyth

26th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce Levi Amantchi has re-joined the club on a non-contract basis.  Amantchi is no stranger to Croft Park having enjoyed a three-month loan spell from National League side Chesterfield last season.  In his 16 appearances during that time, the striker netted twice – including a dramatic late equaliser in the 3-3 draw with Gateshead on New Years’ Day.  But just days after his memorable…

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Club Store | Christmas opening times

26th November 2020

Following the Government’s latest announcement, our Supporters Club are aiming to open the store at Croft Park on the following dates and times: Thursday, December 3rd (6pm to 8pm) Saturday, December 5th (11pm to 1pm) Wednesday, December 9th (6pm to 8pm Saturday, December 12th (11pm to 1pm) Wednesday, December 16th (6pm to 8pm Saturday, December 19th (11pm to 1pm)* Wednesday, December 23rd (6pm to 8pm) *Subject to FA Trophy draw…

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Club Statement | Northumberland Tier 3 restrictions

26th November 2020

Following the announcement that Northumberland will be placed in Tier 3 when lockdown restrictions end on 2 December, it is with regret we confirm that fixtures at Croft Park will remain behind closed doors for the foreseeable future. Elite football clubs based in Tier 1 and Tier 2 can open their gates to fans at a reduced capacity, however those with Tier 3 restrictions must continue to play without supporters…

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Club Statement | Positive Covid-19 test

17th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm it has received a positive Covid-19 test. As a result, the club will enter a period of self-isolation and has postponed its National League North matches against Spennymoor Town, Kettering Town and Boston United.   The club will return to action when York City are the visitors to Croft Park in early December. The fixture may be moved back 24 hours from its original date,…

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Preview | Spennymoor Town (A) | National League North

16th November 2020

THIS MATCH HAS BEEN POSTPONED. BY Stephen Burton Next up for Blyth Spartans is a tricky Tuesday night trip to the Brewery Field as they take on Spennymoor Town. Spartans were punished for not taking their chances at the weekend as they slipped to a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Hereford. The Moors meanwhile are fresh from an impressive 2-0 win away at Southport. THE OPPOSITION Moors boss Jason Ainsley has…

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1899 Club | October draw winners

15th November 2020

The winners of the 1899 Club draw for October have been drawn. Due to matches being behind closed i.e. we cannot use the hospitality suite, we have decided to issue a first prize of £100 and a second prize of £50 for the foreseeable future. £100 No. 236 – Glenn Thomas £50 No. 101 – Neil Tebbutt Please email mike.coulson@blythspartans.com to collect your winnings. How can I join the 1899…

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Report | Spartans punished by quick-fire double against Hereford

14th November 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, November, 14th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 HEREFORD Blyth Spartans succumbed to two quick-fire first half goals in a disappointing defeat to Hereford at Croft Park. Tom Owen-Evans header the visitors ahead on 33 minutes, before doubling his side’s lead with a close range finish just two minutes later. Lenell John-Lewis fired home…

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Virtual HT 50/50 draw | Hereford (H) | National League North

13th November 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to introduce our very own online version of Dougie’s matchday half-time draw.   Beginning in time for Saturday’s game with Hereford, supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the referee’s half-time whistle.  The draw will be made…

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Preview | Hereford (H) | National League North

13th November 2020

BY Russell Wynn Blyth Spartans welcome Hereford to the North East on Saturday looking to make it three games unbeaten in the National League North. Michael Nelson’s men left it late on Tuesday night against Farsley, but a dominant second-half performance and a last gasp goal from Paul Blackett earned the point. The visitors themselves return to match action after a two-week absence due to Covid-19. INJURY NEWS On the…

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