Early Emirates FA Cup Exit Hurts Spartans’ Assistant Hooks

18th September 2016

Assistant manager Neal Hooks was unable to hide his hurt after watching Blyth Spartans get knocked out of this season’s Emirates FA Cup – following a comprehensive 4-2 defeat to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town. The Northern League raced to a commanding 3-0 lead within the first 17 minutes, thanks to a brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s curling effort. Daniel Maguire’s header and an own goal from former…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town

17th September 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round Saturday September 17 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town A clinical Morpeth Town put Spartans to the sword in the Emirates FA Cup – as the FA Vase holders eventually claimed the tie late on, despite a second half fightback from the hosts. A brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s…

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Spartans’ Star Defender Hopes to See Off Old Friends in Emirates FA Cup Showdown With Morpeth Town

16th September 2016

Spartans defender Ryan Hutchinson will come up against old friends in Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie, but he is adamant that his time at Morpeth Town gives him an added incentive to help Blyth win this weekend’s second qualifying round tie. The 23-year-old ex-Celtic and St Johnstone youngster joined Northern League side Morpeth after moving south of the border, before signing for Blyth from Seaton Delaval during the 2013/14 season….

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Spartans Resurrect Snapchat and Periscope Accounts Ahead of Emirates FA Cup Tie

16th September 2016

Don’t worry if you’re unable to make it to Croft Park for Blyth’s Emirates FA Cup clash with Morpeth Town on Saturday – as Spartans have taken the decision to resurrect the club’s Snapchat and Periscope accounts ahead of the game. Fans from around the globe can follow all of tomorrow’s action from inside the ground on Snapchat. Simply add blythspartans1 on the photo-sharing app, where fans can follow the events…

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Assistant Hooks Happy With “Hard-Fought” Win Over Marine

14th September 2016

Spartans might not have made it easy for themselves in their 1-0 victory over Marine, but assistant manager Neal Hooks was delighted to see Blyth dig in and grind out a well-earned win. Matty Pattison scored his fourth goal of the season from the penalty spot just after the hour mark, to finally put a frustrated Spartans ahead. However, the home side then conceded a last-gasp penalty in the third…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 1-0 Marine

13th September 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Evo-Stik Premier League Tuesday September 13 2016 Blyth Spartans 1-0 Marine A last-gasp penalty save from Spartans’ Adam McHugh ensured Blyth claimed all three points in their Evo-Stik Premier League clash with Marine. Matty Pattison had put the hosts ahead through a penalty of his own in the 65th minute, which had seemed enough for Blyth to…

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Minute’s Silence To Be Held In Honour Of Daniel Wilkinson Before Tonight’s Marine Meeting

13th September 2016

Following the tragic news of Shaw Lane’s Daniel Wilkinson untimely death this morning, Blyth Spartans will be joining the rest of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League clubs in holding a minute’s silence for the defender this evening. Both the supporters of Blyth Spartans and Marine are asked to observe a minute’s silence for the former Hull City and Rushall Olympic defender prior to tonight’s 7:45pm start at Croft Park –…

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Blyth Spartans Pass On Condolences After Shaw Lane Aquaforce Player Dies During Match

13th September 2016

Blyth Spartans are saddened to hear the news that Shaw Lane Aquaforce defender Daniel Wilkinson has passed away, after he collapsed during a match last night. Shaw Lane had been 2-0 up in their Integro Doodson Sports Cup tie with Brighouse Town – with Spartans awaiting the winners in the next round – however, the game was postponed on the hour mark when the 26-year-old collapsed on the pitch. Wilkinson – who joined…

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Match Preview | Blyth Spartans v Marine

13th September 2016

EVO-STIK PREMIER LEAGUE Venue: Croft Park, Blyth (NE24 3JE) Date: Tuesday September 13 2016 Kick Off: 7:45pm SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Twitter Radio Blyth Live ADMISSION £10 – Adults (+u10 y/o free) £5 – Concession £1 Extra – Entry to Port of Blyth Stand TEAM NEWS Spartans take on the only side to beat them this season, when they welcome Marine to Croft Park on Tuesday night. Blyth made the…

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Signed Spartans Shirt Up For Grabs To Raise Vital Funds For Young Cancer Sufferer Frankie Sherwood

12th September 2016

Many people often go the extra mile for charity, but Spartans fan Mark Carruthers is literally giving the shirt off his back – as he is donating a signed Blyth top to help a young cancer sufferer in the area. As part of the Race Night For Frankie event that he is hosting at Blue Flames Sporting Club, Benton on Friday November 25, former Blyth media team member Mark has…

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