Report | Pearson heroics not enough as Blyth lose to Boston

8th December 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Tuesday, December 8th 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-1 BOSTON UNITED Brendan Pearson’s goalkeeping heroics weren’t quite enough as Blyth Spartans endured a disappointing defeat to Boston United. The Spartans stopper produced a string of fine saves but was beaten by a close range strike from Scott Garner on 52 minutes. Once again injuries took…

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Preview | Boston United (H) | National League North

7th December 2020

In association with LV BET Blyth Spartans host Boston United in their third National League North game in just six days on Tuesday evening (December 8). Michael Nelson’s men returned from an enforced 17-day break last Wednesday against York City before travelling to Kettering Town on Saturday. Those brought back-to-back defeats for Blyth, who will now look to put that right when last season’s play-offs finalists visit Northumberland. TEAM NEWS…

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50/50 draw | Boston United (H) | National League North

7th December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against Boston United on Tuesday. (December 8) It’s very easy to enter – 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…

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Programme | Boston United (H) | National League North

7th December 2020

Issue #6 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome Boston United to Northumberland on Tuesday (December 8) , Michael Nelson’s side third game in just six days. And while supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, we’re trying our best to bring the match to you. As well as our live stream, which begins at 7:30pm, why not start your matchday routine with…

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Live stream | Boston United (H) | National League North

6th December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce a live stream will be in operation for our National League North clash with Boston United on Tuesday (December 8).  With Tier 3 restrictions in Northumberland forcing the club to continue its home fixtures behind closed doors, we’re even more committed in bringing the game live to you! Streaming passes are priced at £8, with both Blyth and Boston supporters welcome.  To watch,…

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Arrival | Agnew joins Blyth Spartans

24th September 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the arrival of Liam Agnew from League Two side Harrogate Town.  The midfielder, 25, reunites with manager Michael Nelson having worked and played alongside him at Gateshead last season.  Agnew progressed through the youth ranks at Sunderland, captaining their under-21s before making his only first team appearance in an FA Cup tie versus Fulham in 2015. Having previously spent time on loan at…

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Interview | Clark on Boston, Chester and injuries

3rd February 2020

Lee Clark admitted Blyth Spartans lacked the cutting edge against Boston United on Saturday, while revealing Scott Wilson’s injury looks a bad one.  Spartans slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home to the Pilgrims after a Jay Rollins’ goal proved the difference in the second-half.  Clark feels his side defended well throughout the game but called for more to be delivered in the final third of the pitch. He said:…

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Report |Spartans lose to Boston after Rollins strike

1st February 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 1 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-1 BOSTON UNITED Blytg h Spartans suffered a 1-0 defeat against play-off hopefuls Boston United with Jay Rollins’ second-half goal making the difference. Lee Clark named one change from Tuesday’s game AFC Telford United with Lewis Hawkins replacing Damen Mullen. Spartans goalkeeper Zach Hemming was busy in…

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Interview | Lee Clark’s Boston verdict plus injury latest

20th November 2019

Blyth Spartans manager Lee Clark believes his side matched Boston United, however was ultimately left disappointed after letting their standards set in recent weeks slip.  Spartans’ five-game unbeaten National League North run was ended by the Pilgrims on Tuesday evening in a narrow 2-0 win for the fifth-placed side.  It was also the first time Clark’s men failed to find the net since mid-September during the defeat at Southport.  “I…

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