Match Report | Morpeth Town 8 – 2 Blyth Spartans

31st January 2018

  Report by Sam Donovan   In association with: Alan McLean FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Consultant   Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Wednesday 31st January 2018   Morpeth Town 8 – 2 Blyth Spartans   A bitterly cold evening in Northumberland saw Morpeth Town host local rivals Blyth Spartans in the semi-finals of Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup. A much changed Spartans lined up with youngsters Callum Uddgren and Euan…


Match Preview | Morpeth Town v Blyth Spartans

30th January 2018

TECHFLOW GROUP NORTHUMBERLAND SENIOR CUP Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Date: Wednesday 31st January 2018 Kick Off: 7.30pm   SCORE UPDATES / MATCH COMMENTARY Radio Blyth Live Twitter   ADMISSION Adults: £6 Concessions: £3   TEAM NEWS Blyth make the short trip to Morpeth on Wednesday night looking to secure their place in the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup Final. The Spartans reached the semi-final stage…


Senior Cup | Morpeth Town Date Announced

18th January 2018

The Northumberland Senior Cup Semi-Final between Morpeth Town and Blyth Spartans will take place on Wednesday 31st January with a 7.30pm Kick-Off Spartans are looking to lift the Northumberland Senior Cup for the third time in four years, but face a tough task against the EBAC Northern League leaders. The Highwaymen are currently on a seven game winning streak and sit eighteen points ahead of Marske United in the league…


Senior Cup | Spartans face Highwaymen Test in Semi-Final

12th January 2018

Blyth Spartans have been drawn away to EBAC Northern League Division One leaders Morpeth Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup Semi-Final. The last time the two sides met in the competition was during the 2014/15 season final when Spartans ran out 2-0 winners thanks to goals from Michael Richardson and Dan Maguire. The Highwaymen gained some revenge last term with a 4-2 victory in the Second Qualifying Round of the…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town

25th July 2017

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-Season Friendly Tuesday July 25 2017 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Morpeth Town Blyth Spartans fought back from two goals down against Morpeth Town in this pre-season friendly, but succumbed to a late winner from former Spartan Ben Sayer. Morpeth struck within 29 seconds through Sayer, before substitute Joe Walton doubled up on 36 minutes – after more poor…


Arrival | Blyth Spartans Name Stuart Dick as New Media Manager

15th May 2017

Koast FM’s Stuart Dick will take over from long-time Blyth Spartans media manager Phil Castiaux for the new season. The 28-year-old head of sport for the Northumbrian radio station had also been in charge of the media output for Northern League side Morpeth Town, but will end a three-year association at Craik Park in order to help cover Spartans’ upcoming return to the National League North. Dick – who is studying towards…


Pre-Season | Spartans Face Further Fixtures With Northern League Sides

Blyth Spartans can announce another two pre-season friendlies against Northern League sides, with West Auckland Town and Morpeth Town providing the opposition – as Alun Armstrong’s side prepare for their return to the Vanarama National League North. Auckland will play host to Spartans on Tuesday July 18 at the Wanted Stadium, before Morpeth make the trip to Croft Park seven days later on Tuesday July 25 (both 7:30pm kick-offs.) The…

12th May 2017

Match Sponsors | Blyth Spartans 1-3 Morpeth Town

19th September 2016

Pictured below are the sponsors from Saturday’s Blyth Spartans v Morpeth Town Emirates FA Cup match, played at Croft Park. Gordon and Dot Young Alan McLean and family – along with his daughter’s friend from Edinburgh University. Morpeth fan Daryl Ord, with Ken Beattie of Morpeth Town – presented with signed ball and book. Should you be interested in sponsoring the Spartans, please get in touch with Ian Evans at Croft…


Early Emirates FA Cup Exit Hurts Spartans’ Assistant Hooks

18th September 2016

Assistant manager Neal Hooks was unable to hide his hurt after watching Blyth Spartans get knocked out of this season’s Emirates FA Cup – following a comprehensive 4-2 defeat to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town. The Northern League raced to a commanding 3-0 lead within the first 17 minutes, thanks to a brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s curling effort. Daniel Maguire’s header and an own goal from former…


Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town

17th September 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round Saturday September 17 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-4 Morpeth Town A clinical Morpeth Town put Spartans to the sword in the Emirates FA Cup – as the FA Vase holders eventually claimed the tie late on, despite a second half fightback from the hosts. A brace from Michael Chilton and Luke Carr’s…