Club Statement | Robbie Dale is back at Blyth Spartans

16th July 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely thrilled to announce the return of club legend and all-time record appearance holder Robbie Dale.  The forward had hung up his boots in October last year but re-joins Michael Nelson’s playing squad ahead of the 2021/22 National League North season.  Dale, signed by Harry Dunn in March 2005, burst onto the scene at Croft Park when he fired a hat-trick on his debut against Wakefield…

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Robbie Dale mural

6th February 2021

Blyth Spartans AFC is extremely excited to announce plans for a Robbie Dale mural to be situated at the Plessey Road entrance to Croft Park. Club legend Robbie retired in October last year as our all-time record appearance holder with 680 and ranks second behind Brian Slane in the goalscoring charts with 212. Scoring a hat-trick on his debut against Wakefield and Emley in 2005, Robbie played in 17 consecutive…

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Player news | Dale signs up for 17th consecutive season

10th June 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce club legend Robbie Dale has once again signed for the upcoming season.  Dale needs absolutely no introduction having made his debut back in March 2005 – memorably scoring a hat-trick against Wakefield and Emley.  And the 35-year-old hasn’t looked back, playing and scoring for Spartans in every season since and well and truly writing his name in club history.  He is the club’s…

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Interview | Lee Clark heaps praise on Robbie Dale

12th January 2020

Lee Clark has heaped praise on club legend Robbie Dale after his brace helped Blyth Spartans to a 2-1 win over Curzon Ashton on his 672nd appearance.  The 35-year-old rolled back the years with another Spartans rescue mission – striking twice in eight minutes to secure an invaluable three points in the context of the National League North table.  And assessing how big of a win it was for Spartans,…

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Report | Dale double secures massive win for Spartans

11th January 2020

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 11th January 2020 Blyth Spartans 2-1 Curzon Ashton Robbie Dale bagged a brace as Spartans came from behind to earn a massive three points to go within a point of safety at a windswept Croft Park. The visitors went ahead through Connor Dimaio as he fired low past Zach Hemming just after the hour…

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Report | Dale winner secures derby win

26th December 2019

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant National League North 26th December 2019 Gateshead 2-3 Blyth Spartans Robbie Dale’s spectacular late volley earned Blyth Spartans all three points and saw them move within four points of safety in a hard-fought derby win at Gateshead International Stadium. Cal Roberts opened the scoring with a fantastic solo goal on 16 minutes, then Greg Olley responded for…

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Match Hospitality | Brackley Town (H)

15th December 2019

Thanks to Paul Temple and party from BAK & SC LTD and O2 Blyth who attended our National League North fixture with Brackley Town. Thank you also to our other guests Kevin Scott & friends & Mary Birdsey all pictured with Blyth Spartans legend Robbie Dale. YOU can take advantage of our affordable hospitality package as a gift, celebration or to enhance your matchday experience. Packages Include: Entry into the…

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