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…

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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…

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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…

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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?…

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Live stream | Morpeth Town (H) | FA Trophy

13th December 2020

A live stream will be in operation for Blyth Spartans’ FA Trophy Second Round match at home to Northumberland neighbours Morpeth Town on Tuesday (December 15).  As per government guidelines, games at Croft Park must be played behind closed doors, although the club is hoping that will change soon.  In the meantime however, the club will continue to live stream its fixtures, with the Highwaymen next up for Michael Nelson’s…

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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.

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Youth Cup Report | Blyth exit competition after Morpeth defeat

2nd October 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Youth Cup First Round Qualifying Friday October 2, 2020 BLTYH SPARTANS 0-4 MORPETH TOWN Michael Nelson’s Blyth Spartans went crashing out of the FA Youth Cup as Morpeth Town came out 4-0 at Croft Park. Campion Brewis opened the scoring in the 29th minute before Nathan Best doubled the visitors’ tally, nine minutes later. Morpeth added…

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Report | Spartans unfortunate to taste defeat in pre-season

1st September 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, September 1, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-3 MORPETH TOWN Blyth Spartans weren’t able to complete a comeback against Morpeth Town but put in a valiant display in the first game back at Croft Park. Spartans found themselves 3-0 down after just 19 minutes but pulled two back just before half time to get back in…

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Preview | Morpeth Town (H)

1st September 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans host Morpeth Town on Tuesday, in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Croft Park (KO 7:30PM). A strong first half showing helped Spartans on their way to a 2-1 win away to Dunston UTS on Friday night, with Panos and Corey McKeown getting on the scoresheet. Boss Michael Nelson once again featured a number of trialists, and it was a chance to see Simon Heslop for the…

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Pre-season | Spartans host Morpeth behind closed doors tonight

1st September 2020

Blyth Spartans host Morpeth Town at Croft Park behind closed doors this evening – and we’re bringing the game LIVE to you!  Michael Nelson’s side return to home comforts for the first time since February as they continue their preparations for the 2020/21 National League North campaign.  We are nothing without our supporters and while we’re unable to welcome you back into CP just yet, we’re working tirelessly to ensure…

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