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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