Pre-season 21/22 | Middlesbrough friendly confirmed

4th June 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to be welcoming Middlesbrough under-23s to Croft Park on Saturday, July 17th for a pre-season friendly.  The visit of Boro is the first home friendly of the club’s pre-season programme as Michael Nelson’s side prepare for the 2021/22 National League North campaign. Kick-off is 3pm. It is hoped supporters can be present inside Croft Park for the first time since February 2020. Admission details will be…


Pre-season 21/22 | Five friendlies confirmed

27th May 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC announces five pre-season friendlies, as Michael Nelson’s side prepare for the 2021/22 National League North campaign. Preparations for the new season officially get underway on Saturday, July 10th when Blyth visit Northern Premier League West side Marske United. The first home friendly then follows a week later (Saturday, July 17th) with the opposition to be confirmed next week. Spartans also face North Shields, South Shields, Hebburn Town…


Future Fund | Win a signed Zach Hemming Middlesbrough shirt

1st July 2020

Zach Hemming is donating a signed Middlesbrough shirt in a bid to raise funds and help The Club through the Covid-19 pandemic.  Hemming, who struck a huge bond with the Blyth Spartans fans, staff and players during his loan spell from the Championship club last season, reached out to the club earlier this week.  And he has offered to sign one of his own Boro shirts – as pictured above…


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…


Arrival | Goalkeeper Hemming signs on loan

23rd November 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce Middlesbrough goalkeeper Zach Hemming has joined on a youth loan until the end of the season.  Hemming, 19, was recalled a month early from his loan spell at National League side Hartlepool United on Friday in order to finalise a switch to Croft Park.  The Boro youngster had a brief loan spell at Darlington last season before stepping up a division to join Pools…


Arrival | McGlade returns to Blyth Spartans

9th November 2019

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the signing of former attacker Dylan McGlade from Bray Wanderers.  McGlade, 24, had a short spell at Croft Park during the 2017-18 season before moving back to his native Ireland with Longford Town, the team he previously joined the club from.  At the turn of the year,  McGlade joined Bray Wanderers, however has returned to England after the conclusion of their season in September. …


Arrival | Clark snatches Fenwick out of shop window

20th June 2019

Blyth Spartans are delighted to announce the signature of striker Scott Fenwick who joins after two season’s at National League South side Chelmsford City. Fenwick, 29, has a wealth of experience at this, and higher levels having played for Hartlepool United in League Two. Scott spent time within the Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough academies before joining Gretna in 2009. Soon after he joined Newcastle Benfield when he made his only…


Fewster: “I didn’t want to celebrate”

30th December 2018

Blyth Spartans striker Bradley Fewster explained why he opted not to celebrate his dramatic 83rd-minute winner against York City on Saturday afternoon. Fewster, introduced as a substitute, 20 minutes from time in place of Connor Oliver, netted the winner as Alun Armstrong’s men extended their impressive unbeaten run to 10 games. It followed in thrilling circumstances as ex-Blyth loanee Macaulay Langstaff thought he had won the game for York, only…


Spartans Boss Armstrong Lauds Second-Top Scorer Dale’s Historic Success

24th November 2018

On the day that that the enigmatic Robert Dale claimed second spot for himself in the list of all-time top goalscorers at Croft Park, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was full of praise for his history-making captain. Dale’s stoppage time penalty at the end of the first half of Saturday’s 4-1 Buildbase FA Trophy triumph over Marske United saw him surpass former Spartans centre-forward Steve Pyle’s impressive haul of 197…


Arrival | Fewster becomes Spartans’ fourth summer signing

11th July 2018

Blyth Spartans have added former Middlesbrough, York City and Spennymoor Town striker Bradley Fewster to the squad ahead of the 2018/19 Vanarama National League North season. The 22-year-old is Alun Armstrong’s fourth summer signing, and has already shown a killer instinct in pre-season by notching braces against both Blyth Spartans Reserves and Dunston UTS – also creating goals for his team-mates. Fewster is a former England U19 International, coming through…