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…


Friendly | Spartans travel to Pools on Saturday

17th September 2020

Blyth Spartans travel to Hartlepool United on Saturday afternoon in their fifth friendly of pre-season.  Michael Nelson welcomed his old club to Croft Park last weekend and the two sides played out a competitive 2-2 draw. It was agreed by both managers at full-time to meet again at Victoria Park this weekend, which can now be officially announced. Kick-off is at the slightly earlier time of 1pm and behind closed…


Report | Spartans hold Hartlepool to draw

12th September 2020

BY Liam O’Brien In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, September 12, 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-2 HARTLEPOOL UNITED Blyth Spartans and Hartlepool United shared the pre-season spoils in a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Croft Park.  Spartans’ second home friendly of the season finished level courtesy of a penalty save by Brendan Pearson and a double from debutant Connor Thomson. Thomson opened the scoring on…


Preview | Hartlepool United (H)

12th September 2020

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans perhaps face their toughest test of pre-season as they welcome National League side Hartlepool United to Croft Park behind closed doors today. Due to last weekend’s postponement, Spartans have gone 11 days without a game and no doubt boss Michael Nelson will be eager to see his side build their fitness for the upcoming season. Pools go into the clash fresh – or perhaps not…


Live Stream | Hartlepool United (H)

11th September 2020

Blyth Spartans host Hartlepool United at Croft Park behind closed doors on Saturday afternoon – and we’re bringing the game LIVE to you!  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 you don’t miss any of the action.  That is why we’ll be providing a live stream, so you can watch the full 90 minutes…


Rearrangement | Spartans host Hartlepool this Saturday

10th September 2020

Blyth Spartans’ arranged pre-season friendly with Hartlepool United will now take place this Saturday (September 12) at Croft Park, behind closed doors.  The match was originally scheduled to take place on September 19 but has now been brought forward a week early.  Due to government advice and National League protocols, we are unable to welcome fans into Croft Park. We will, however, aim to provide a live stream for supporters…


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….


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…


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…


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…