Gateshead match tickets | Non-attendance due to Covid

3rd January 2022

The club has received a number of requests over the last few days from fans who have been unable to attend the Gateshead match last weekend due to positive Covid tests. In response to this, the club would like to provide those fans who missed out with the chance to transfer their unused ticket to another home league game this season. Please email General Manager Mike Coulson at mike.coulson@blythspartans.com with…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Gateshead

2nd January 2022

Blyth Spartans started 2022 the way they ended 2021 with a battling win over local rivals (this time Gateshead), in front of a crowd of 2,027 at Croft Park. First half goals from JJ O’Donnell and Robbie Dale gave Spartans a 2-1 lead at the break despite going down to an early goal scored by P.Blackett of Gateshead. Although Gateshead threw everything at the Spartans goal in the second half,…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Gateshead | National League North | 21/22

2nd January 2022

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Sunday, 2nd January 2022 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 GATESHEAD Goals from JJ O’Donnell and Robbie Dale helped Blyth Spartans to their second win on the bounce in an action packed derby clash at Croft Park. Paul Blackett gave Gateshead the lead on the quarter-hour as he fired home from point blank range. O’Donnell levelled the scores…

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Preview | Gateshead (H) | National League North | 21/22

31st December 2021

Blyth’s New Year fixture sees rivals Gateshead make the trip to Croft Park on Sunday as Spartans attempt to get 2022 off to the best possible start. Terry Mitchell’s side ended 2021 on a high as goals from JJ O’Donnell, Toby Lees and Connor Thomson helped Spartans to a vital 3-1 win over Spennymoor Town. TICKET INFORMATION Sunday’s match will be segregated, both home and away tickets can be purchased…

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Report | Blyth Spartans 0-0 Gateshead (4-3 on pens) | FA Youth Cup | 21/22

29th September 2021

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Youth Cup Second Qualifying Round Wednesday, September 29th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS U18s 0–0 GATESHEAD U18s (4-4 Pens) Blyth Spartans advanced into the FA Youth Cup Third Round Qualifying after winning 4-3 on penalties – with Sammy Watson dispatching the decisive kick. The young Spartans were unlucky not to win the game in normal time, however kept their composure…

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FA Youth Cup | Gateshead (H) | 21/22

27th September 2021

Blyth Spartans host local rivals Gateshead in the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday, September 29th (kick-off 7pm).  Admission prices are £3 for adults and £2 for concessions. A cash turnstile is in operation only. The social club is open from 6:30pm for hot and cold refreshments.  The young Spartans beat Darlington 6-0 and Billingham Town 2-0 to get to this stage, while Gateshead overcame Spennymoor…

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Club Statement | Gateshead fixture postponed

1st January 2021

Our National League North fixture at Gateshead has been postponed following a positive Covid-19 test at the club.  Blyth Spartans management, players and backroom staff will now enter a period of self isolation.  Our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park on Saturday, January 9th, is scheduled to go ahead as planned.  We wish the individual a speedy recovery.

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Preview | Gateshead (A) | National League North

1st January 2021

In association with LV BET: Blyth Spartans face local rivals Gateshead for the second time in seven days, hoping for a reaction from the 6-0 defeat to Darlington last time out.  Michael Nelson’s side held The Heed to a 2-2 draw at Croft Park on Boxing Day but the feel good factor from that result was swiftly banished 48 hours later at Blackwell Meadows.  There is no doubt Nelson will…

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News | Blackett recalled by Gateshead

31st December 2020

Paul Blackett will return to Gateshead in the New Year after the Tyneside club exercised an option to recall him from his loan in January.  During his time at Blyth Spartans, Blackett scored six times in 10 appearances.  Blackett said: “I want to thank everyone at Blyth for making me feel so welcome.  “I’d also like to thank the gaffer for giving me the opportunity to play, which I’m very…

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Interview | McKeown on his first Spartans goal

27th December 2020

Blyth Spartans forward Corey McKeown described his stunning second-half equaliser against local rivals Gateshead as a “great moment”.  Still only 18, McKeown netted his first senior goal in sublime fashion with a goal of the season contender to earn Blyth a 2-2 draw against The Heed.  Speaking about the goal, McKeown told blythspartans.com: “It just felt right!  “I cut inside of the defender and as soon as I hit it,…

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