Match Preview | York City (A) | FA Trophy | 21/22

24th November 2021

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans take a break from league action this weekend as they travel to the LNER Community Stadium to take on York City in the FA Trophy second round. Blyth will be buoyed after they ended a nine game losing streak with a 1-0 home win over Guiseley, under interim-boss Michael Barron. Sean Reid, on his 200th Spartans appearance, grabbed the only goal of the game as…


Club Statement | Blyth forfeit FA Trophy after positive Covid-19 test

15th December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm it has received a positive Covid-19 test and as a result is forced to forfeit this year’s FA Trophy. Following dialogue with National League officials this afternoon, the club is required to enter a period of isolation and cancel its Second Round FA Trophy tie with Morpeth Town tonight.  Everyone who has purchased the live stream will be refunded. Refunds take 5-10 days to appear on…


Preview | Morpeth Town (H) | FA Trophy

14th December 2020

THIS GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO A POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST Blyth Spartans take a break from National League North action when they welcome local neighbours Morpeth Town in the second round of the FA Trophy.  The winner of the tie will welcome Callum Roberts’ Notts County to Northumberland this Saturday. TEAM NEWS Kieran Charlton and Liam Agnew both returned to the matchday squad at the weekend – with the…


Programme | Morpeth Town (H) | FA Trophy

14th December 2020

Issue #7 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans host Northumberland neighbours Morpeth Town in the second round of the FA Trophy. 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 a browse of our matchday programme?…


FA Trophy | Second & Third Round draw

9th December 2020

The draw for the second and third round of the FA Trophy has taken place this afternoon.  Blyth Spartans face Northumberland neighbours Morpeth Town at Croft Park on Tuesday, December 15.  Should Michael Nelson’s progress, Blyth will host Callum Roberts’ Notts County in the third round four days later on Saturday, December 19.


FA Cup | Entry round, prize money and dates

13th August 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC will enter the FA Cup at the Second Round Qualifying Stage – which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 3.  The proposed start date for the 2020-21 National League North campaign also falls on the same weekend, which means Spartans’ first competitive game will be an FA Cup tie.  There will be no replays in the qualifying rounds in order to assist in easing pressure…


Report | Valiant Blyth exit FA Trophy to Stockport

14th December 2019

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant The Buildbase FA Trophy First Round Saturday, December 14, 2019 Stockport County 4-2 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans suffered an FA Trophy First Round defeat to National League outfit Stockport County, despite a valiant display from Lee Clark’s men. The hosts got their noses in front on the hour-mark when Tom Walker’s free-kick was headed home by Ash…


Important supporters information | Stockport County (A)

9th December 2019

Stockport County have issued the following advice to Blyth Spartans supporters who are planning on travelling to Edgeley Park on Saturday.  Please read the information carefully. Most importantly, please be aware there are no cash turnstiles and tickets must be purchased in advance.  TICKET INFORMATION Lee Clark takes his side to Edgeley Park on Saturday in the First Round of the competition, where away supporters will be designated in the…


Report | Spartans play Stockport in FA Trophy after Alfreton win

3rd December 2019

BY Jordan Cronin In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Alfreton Town 1-3 Blyth Spartans Blyth Spartans set up a FA Trophy First Round encounter with Stockport County following an impressive 3-1 at Alfreton Town.  The result was more than just the prospect of a trip to a National League side, it was all about the reaction…


Interview | Boro loanee Hemming discusses Blyth debut

24th November 2019

BY Jack Cunningham Debutant Zach Hemming feels he had a good debut in between the Blyth Spartans sticks during the 1-1 FA Trophy with Alfreton Town.  Hemming joined until the end of the season from Middlesbrough on a youth loan deal – which means that he will also be available to play for Boro’s under-23 side. The 19-year-old was previously with Hartlepool United, but his parent club decided to recall…