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…

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Report | Encouraging Blyth display in Spennymoor defeat

30th September 2020

BY Kieran Carr In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, September 29, 2020 SPENNYMOOR TOWN 4-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans ended their pre-season campaign with a 4-2 defeat at Spennymoor Town in a behind closed doors friendly at The Brewery Field.  Michael Nelson fielded a strong starting XI in the first-half, in which the score was level at 2-2, before changes were made after…

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Preview | South Shields (A)

4th September 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans face a tough test on Saturday as they face Northern Premier League side South Shields at 1st Cloud Arena. Spartans’ last outing saw then slip to a narrow 3-2 defeat against Morpeth Town, in an entertaining game at Croft Park. The visitors surged to a three goal lead within 20 minutes, but despite goals from Olly Scott and Panos, Spartans couldn’t quite complete the comeback….

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South Shields (A) | Tickets now available online

3rd September 2020

All remaining tickets for Saturday’s game at South Shields are now available via our online shop. Tickets purchased online must be collected between 10am and 11am on Saturday morning at Croft Park. Click HERE to buy. Additionally, you can also visit Croft Park on Saturday to purchase in-person. Cash and card payments are accepted. Remaining tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets prices are as…

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Ticket details | South Shields (A)

2nd September 2020

Tickets for our pre-season friendly at South Shields on Saturday will go on sale from 7pm on Thursday evening at our social club.  Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis on the grounds that it will be one ticket per supporter.  We ask supporters to socially distance and wear a face covering when purchasing tickets from inside the social club.  Tickets prices are as followed (we’re…

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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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Pre-season | South Shields friendly confirmed

30th August 2020

Blyth Spartans will travel to BetVictor Northern Premier side South Shields next Saturday as a part of our pre-season schedule.  Michael Nelson’s men stepped up their preparations for the 2020/21 National League North season this week following opening matches at Hebburn Town and Dunston UTS.  Kick-off at the 1st Cloud Arena is at 3pm on Saturday, September 5 and supporters must purchase tickets in advance.  Around 90 of the 600…

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Report | Spartans record first win of pre-season

29th August 2020

BY Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Friday, August 28, 2020 DUNSTON UTS 1-2 BLYTH SPARTANS Blyth Spartans grabbed their first win of pre-season as goals from Panos and Corey McKeown helped them to a 2-1 win over Dunston UTS. Panos opened the scoring after 17 minutes when he tapped home from a couple of yards from Robbie Dale’s cushioned header, before…

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