Departure | MacDonald’s Loan Spell At Spartans Ends

13th April 2017

Loan goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald has left Blyth Spartans to return to parent club Gateshead – after an injury to James Montgomery left the Vanarama National League Premier short of options between the sticks. The 20-year-old stopper – who enjoyed a loan spell at Northern League club Consett earlier in the season – arrived at Blyth less than a month ago when Adam McHugh picked up an injury. Acting as back up…

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Departure | Striker Armstrong Signs For Premier League Side Middlesbrough

10th April 2017

Luke Armstrong’s blistering form for Blyth Spartans this season has earned him a move to Premier League side Middlesbrough. After arriving last summer from Cowdenbeath, the former Birmingham City striker – who has scored 23 goals this season – has established himself as a real force at Croft Park during his time under father Alun and the youngster has been rewarded with a move to Boro at the end of the current…

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Armstrong Shares Evo-Stik Promotion Credit With Spartans Predecessor Wade

10th April 2017

Spartans manager Alun Armstrong was delighted to achieve his aim of promotion to the Vanarama National League North on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Halesowen Town, but he was also quick to give credit to predecessor Tom Wade for the role that the former Blyth boss played in their Evo-Stik Premier League triumph. Armstrong took over the reins after Wade resigned from the club back in September and the…

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Arrivals | Spartans Make Twin Signings

23rd March 2017

  Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce a twin singing with the news that Adam Wrightson has signed permanently for the club form Gateshead as well as securing the services of goalkeeper Shaun MacDonald from Gateshead. Wrightson, has been on loan at the club since the middle of January and saw his loan spell extended in February. However, after Gateshead agreed to a mutual termination of his contract, the youngster…

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Gateshead’s Wrightson Extends His Loan Spell at Spartans

21st February 2017

On-loan midfielder Adam Wrightson will remain at Blyth Spartans for another two months – after his loan spell was extended until April 19. The 20-year-old’s initial loan from Vanarama National League Premier side Gateshead was due to expire after Saturday’s 2-1 win over Stourbridge, but this extension will see him remain at Croft Park until just before the end of the season. And, having spent quite a bit of time trying to…

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Arrival | Watson Rejoins Spartans From Darlington

2nd February 2017

Jordan Watson has re-joined Blyth Spartans for an undisclosed fee from Darlington 1883, subject to final confirmation. The left-back was part of the Spartans side that reached the Emirates FA Cup Third Round in 2014/15, before leaving for the Vanarama National League North side last summer. However, after making just ten appearances for last season’s Evo-Stik Premier League champions, the defender has made the decision to come back to Croft…

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Arrival | Youngster Wrightson Set For Loan Spell At Spartans

11th January 2017

Blyth Spartans have signed Gateshead youngster Adam Wrightson on loan until the middle of February. Winger Wrightson – who has made 15 appearances so far for the Tyneside outfit – will spend five weeks at Croft Park and is eligible to play for Spartans until February 18. The 20-year-old spent a spell on loan at Northern League club South Shields earlier this season, but will make the step up to Evo-Stik…

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Blyth Boss Armstrong Praises Spartans Support During Disappointing FA Trophy Display

12th December 2016

Alun Armstrong has praised the Blyth Spartans fans during what was a disappointing Buildbase FA Trophy exit at the hands of Vanarama National League North side Altrincham – after the Croft Park faithful chose to stick with the players until the end of a frustrating 3-2 defeat. Altrincham raced to a 3-0 lead at half-time, thanks to a brace from Sean Miller and then an impressive team move a minute…

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Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham

10th December 2016

By Glen Maxwell In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Buildbase FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round Replay Saturday December 10 2016 Blyth Spartans 2-3 Altrincham Spartans nearly completed a famous comeback with a late flurry in this entertaining Buildbase FA Trophy replay, but three first half goals for Altrincham gave Blyth too much to do in a 3-2 defeat. A well-taken brace from Sean Miller put the…

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Spartans Trophy Tie Postponed Again

Blyth Spartans’ Buildbase FA Trophy tie against Altrincham has once again fallen foul of the weather – after a late pitch inspection. A 5pm pitch inspection found that the pitch was frozen in “small parts,” leading to the Third Qualifying Round tie being postponed for a second time. Altricham have advertised that the tie will now take place on Tuesday December 6, but that is subject to official confirmation.

29th November 2016
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