• 1899 Club | Draw winners for December & January
  • Club Statement | Trish Fitzgerald
  • Club Statement | National League North suspension
  • Club Statement | National League North season suspended for two weeks
  • Joint-Statement | National League North clubs

1899 Club | Draw winners for December & January

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce its 1899 Club winners for the months of December and January. Please can the winners contact our general manager Mike Coulson on mike.coulson@blythspartans.com to claim your winnings. Thank you to everyone for their continued support during these difficult times. December 1st prize: (33) Mrs G Mullen – £100 2nd prize: (372) S & J.A.Tuck – £50 January 1st prize: (190) Jonathan Miller – £100 2nd prize: (359)…

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Club Statement | Trish Fitzgerald

Blyth Spartans AFC is saddened to be informed of the recent passing of lifelong supporter Trish Fitzgerald. Trish and husband Allan were ardent home and away supporters and often combined the longer away fixtures with a weekend stay. We are most grateful for the donation left by Trish to the club and send our deepest sympathies and condolences to Allan for his loss.

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Club Statement | National League North suspension

Following discussions with the League Management Committee, the majority of National League North and South Clubs voted that they could not continue to operate whilst there was uncertainty about ongoing grants to compensate for lost revenue due to no spectators being allowed to attend games. The National League Clubs decided that they could continue playing. The majority of National League North and South clubs were unwilling to take out loans…

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Club Statement | National League North season suspended for two weeks

The National League have released the following statement: “Following the review of the feedback from Clubs in connection to the recent Clubs meeting, a Board meeting this morning decided to halt the participation in the North/South Divisions for a two-week period, effective immediately.” Those who had already purchased the stream for tomorrow’s game with Chester have been refunded. Refunds can take between 5-10 days to appear in customer’s account. Further…

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Joint-Statement | National League North clubs

Following a meeting with the National League board and the FA to discuss the options presented to us, we are making the following statement;  ‘’Whilst the integrity of the National League is important, we do not value this above the safety and wellbeing of our families, staff, volunteers or that of our heroic workers who are tackling this pandemic on the frontline.  Furthermore, we have now been asked to consider…

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Re-arranged fixtures | February schedule

Blyth Spartans AFC can confirm the following fixtures have been re-arranged following recent postponements. AFC Fylde (A): Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm Alfreton Town (H): Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Kick-off: 7:45pm This completes an extremely busy February for Michael Nelson’s side, who are scheduled to play SEVEN games. Our game with Leamington, due to take place on Saturday, February 6th, has been postponed following their progress in the FA…

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National League Statement | Winter Survival Package

The National League has held meetings with Member Clubs today to discuss further information regarding the Government’s Winter Survival Package. A presentation was given to Member Clubs at today’s meetings to assess various options. The National League wishes to place on record its gratitude for the approach of Member Clubs at each meeting. Interim General Manager of The National League, Mark Ives, has requested each Member Club to provide views…

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Club Statement | AFC Fylde fixture postponed

Blyth Spartans’ National League North fixture at AFC Fylde on Saturday (January 16th) is off following two positive Covid-19 tests in the home side’s camp. A revised date for the fixture will be announced in due course. We send our best wishes to those affected and hope they make a speedy recovery. Our next scheduled game is next Saturday (January 23rd) when we play host to Chester.

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Preview | AFC Fylde (A) | National League North

BY Stephen Burton  In association with LV BET After a disrupted start to 2021, Blyth Spartans are set for their first match of the New Year as they visit Mill Farm to take on promotion favourites AFC Fylde on Saturday. It’ll be Michael Nelson men’s first match since December 28th following postponements against Gateshead and Alfreton Town. TEAM NEWS  Dan Wilson, Jamie Sharman and Jack McKay could finally make their…

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Q&A | Questions answered by Executive Committee

Earlier this month, the Executive Committee invited questions from supporters with the club unable to host an open forum due to Covid-19 restrictions. These answers can now be viewed below. We thank everyone who took the time to send in questions and your continuous support and interest in Blyth Spartans AFC. Q1: What is the current financial situation of the club? EC: The National League has negotiated funding for its…

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