Report | Chester 5-1 Blyth Spartans | National League North | 21/22

26th September 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, September 25th 2021 CHESTER 5 – 1 BLYTH SPARTANS Five second-half goals consigned Blyth Spartans to their second league defeat of the season, as the visitors proved unable to resist an impressive Chester side. Manager Michael Nelson made one enforced change to the team that defeated FC United at Broadhurst Park on Tuesday evening, with Cameron Painter replacing…

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Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Alfreton Town

14th August 2021

Blyth Spartans got their 2021-22 National League North campaign underway at Croft Park in front of a crowd of 1200+. After a balanced first half, a brace from JJ O’Donnell in the second half secured all three points for the Spartans. A selection of images from the game by Bill Broadley.

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Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Alfreton Town | National League North | 21/22

14th August 2021

BY Joe Buck In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, August 14th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-0 ALFRETON TOWN A second-half brace from JJ O’Donnell secured Blyth Spartans an impressive 2-0 victory in their National League North opener against Alfreton Town with 1,260 supporters inside Croft Park. A thoroughly professional second-half in defence, combined with some scintillating attacking play from Blyth, secured the home-side victory against…

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Report | Spartans edge seven-goal thriller at North Shields

21st July 2021

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 NORTH SHIELDS 3-4 BLYTH SPARTANS Dan Maguire bagged his first goal since re-joining Blyth Spartans with a last-minute winner­­ in a thrilling 4-3 win away to North Shields. Spartans took the lead against the run of play on 28 minutes as Karl Byrne fired in his second goal in as many games. Dan Wilson…

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Report | Blyth unlucky to lose at Brackley

12th December 2020

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, December 12th 2020 BRACKLEY TOWN 2-1 BLYTH SPARTANS  TEN-man Blyth Spartans came away from St James Park empty-handed despite a committed performance against Brackley Town.  The Spartans defence were barely carved open with a penalty from Shane Byrne and a corner converted by Lee Ndlovu deciding the encounter. JJ O’Donnell had levelled for Blyth, who…

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Interview | Nelson pleased with O’Donnell signing

4th December 2020

Blyth Spartans boss Michael Nelson is hoping JJ O’Donnell will have an impact both on and off the pitch following his season-long move from Gateshead.  O’Donnell thanked his former Heed teammate and coach for showing faith and a strong desire to bring him to Croft Park.  The Heed cult hero arrives having surpassed 100 appearances at the International Stadium, most of which came in the National League.  Nelson is pleased…

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Arrival | O’Donnell joins on season-long

4th December 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the arrival of JJ O’Donnell on loan for the remainder of the season from National League North rivals Gateshead.  O’Donnell has been at the International Stadium for seven seasons having made his initial loan from Luton Town permanent in the summer of 2014.  The 29-year-old is a cult hero at The Heed after his goal against Grimsby Town sent The Tynesiders to the…

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