Report | Blyth Spartans 0-3 York City | National League North | 21/22

5th February 2022

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Saturday, February 5th 2022 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 YORK CITY Two quickfire first-half goals cost Blyth Spartans dear as they slipped to their first home defeat in three games against York City. Clayton Donaldson put the visitors ahead on 26 minutes, before Jack McKay doubled York’s lead three minutes later. Paddy McLaughlin sealed the three points for…

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Preview | York City (h) | National league North | 21/22

3rd February 2022

After three weeks away, Blyth Spartans return to home action as National League outfit York City make the trip to Croft Park. Last time out Terry Mitchell’s side won 1-0 away to Morpeth Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup, thanks to Connor Thomson strike mid-way through the second half. TICKET INFORMATION Tickets can be purchased in advance via our online system. If you do not have online access, you can purchase…

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Report | York City 1-0 Blyth Spartans | FA Trophy | 21/22

27th November 2021

By Stephen Burton In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant FA Trophy Second Round Saturday, November 27th 2021 YORK CITY 1-0 BLYTH SPARTANS An unfortunate Blyth Spartans fell to a narrow defeat as they were knocked out the FA Trophy in difficult conditions at the LNER Community Stadium. Mark Beck put the hosts ahead four minutes in as he converted a low cross. Blyth pushed for an equaliser but were denied by…

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Match Preview | York City (A) | FA Trophy | 21/22

24th November 2021

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans take a break from league action this weekend as they travel to the LNER Community Stadium to take on York City in the FA Trophy second round. Blyth will be buoyed after they ended a nine game losing streak with a 1-0 home win over Guiseley, under interim-boss Michael Barron. Sean Reid, on his 200th Spartans appearance, grabbed the only goal of the game as…

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Preview | York City (A) | National League North | 21/22

28th October 2021

By Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans will hope to end their winless run this Saturday as they travel to the LNER Community Stadium to take on full-time outfit York City. Michael Nelson’s side suffered their fifth straight defeat in unfortunate fashion as they went down 2-1 to Bradford (Park Avenue) on Monday night. Spartans created numerous chances and went into half-time 1-0 thanks to JJ O’Donnell’s sixth goal of the campaign,…

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Away Travel | York City (A) | 21/22

19th October 2021

The Green Army have arranged away travel for our National League North tie at York City on Saturday, October 30th. The coach will depart The Commissioners Quay Inn at 9:30am and park at the Union Terrace Coach Park for a pub stop-off in town. At 2:15pm, the coach will head up the LNER Community Stadium in time for the 3pm kick-off. The price of the coach is £20pp, and as usual,…

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Interview | Heslop reacts to York City defeat

3rd December 2020

BY Niall Bromley  Simon Heslop believes Blyth Spartans played well in patches during the defeat to York City but admits it is not good enough.  Blyth lost 3-0 to the Minstermen at Croft Park on Wednesday night in National League North – their first game in 17 days.  City opened the scoring after 10 minutes through Michael Woods but the home side squandered a number of chances to level before…

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Report | Spartans rue missed chances and suffer double injury blow against York

2nd December 2020

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Wednesday 2nd December 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 YORK CITY Blyth Spartans missed some big chances and lived to regret it as York City put three past them on a bleak night for the home side. Michael Woods opened the scoring after just eight minutes following a swift counter-attack. Harry Bunn then doubled York’s…

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Preview | York City (H) | National League North

1st December 2020

Blyth Spartans host York City on Wednesday evening – Michael Nelson’s side first game since finishing their self-isolation period.   It will be exactly 17 days since Spartans last kicked a football when the promotion favourites arrive at Croft Park.  Here’s everything you need to know about the game: INJURY NEWS  Liam Agnew remains out, while Olly Scott returned to training on Monday ahead of schedule but won’t feature against…

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