• Media Team Vacancy | Media Assistant & Club Journalist
  • Hartlepool United friendly | Kick-off time brought forward
  • Pre-season 21/22 | Hartlepool & Newcastle United tickets on sale
  • South Shields (H) | Tickets now on sale | 21/22
  • Club Statement | Robbie Dale is back at Blyth Spartans

Match Photos | Blyth Spartans 2-1 Hartlepool Utd

Blyth Spartans bounced back from there friendly defeat on Saturday to South Shields, running out 2-1 winners over League 2 new boys Hartlepool Utd at Croft Park. Spartans led 1-0 at the break before doubling their lead in the second half. The visitors pulled one back very late in the game, but it was to be the Spartans night in front of a 815 crowd. A selection of match photos…

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Report | Blyth win against League Two side Hartlepool

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 HARTLEPOOL UNITED  Blyth Spartans saw off League Two side Hartlepool United at Croft Park, as another strong crowd of 815 watched a 2-1 victory. Jordan Hickey scored his second of pre-season after nine minutes before JJ O’Donnell doubled Spartans’ lead, 15 minutes before the end. Nicky Featherstone quickly pulled one back…

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Media Team Vacancy | Media Assistant & Club Journalist

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Blyth Spartans AFC’s media team for the 2021/22 National League North season.  The roles we are advertising is a Media Assistant and Club Journalist. The ideal candidates will help with the following: Report to the club’s media manager.  Attend most – if not all – of the club’s home games with the option of attending away matches (usually Saturday & Tuesdays).  Write match…

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Preview | Hartlepool United (H) | Pre-season | 21/22

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans’ pre-season continues on Tuesday evening as newly-promoted League Two side Hartlepool United make the trip to Croft Park. Last time out, Michael Nelson’s side narrowly lost 2-1 at home to South Shields in the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy, though Karl Byrne continued his surprise goalscoring form with his third strike in as many games. TICKET INFORMATION We ask all supporters to buy tickets in advance via…

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Club Statement | Spartans to hold minutes silence

The club has been contacted by a number of supporters with the devastating news that several long-term fans have sadly passed away over the last 18 months. Covid-19 restrictions have meant funeral arrangements have also been curtailed with only limited numbers allowed to attend. To allow everyone associated with Blyth Spartans AFC to pay their respect, we will be holding a minutes silence at our opening home game against Alfreton…

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Interview | Byrne reacts to third goal in as many games

BY Niall Bromley Karl Byrne has become an unlikely goalscoring hero for Blyth Spartans in pre-season.  A full-back by trade, the Irishman isn’t known for scoring many goals but that’s all changed in the last seven days.  The Irishman has found the net in three successive games for Michael Nelson’s side against Middlesbrough under-23s, North Shields and South Shields.  “I don’t know!’ Byrne said, when asked for the secret behind…

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Report | Spartans miss out on CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy success

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant CEFO CFS CHALLENGE TROPHY Saturday, July 24, 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 1-2 SOUTH SHIELDS  Blyth Spartans lost out on the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy with a 2-1 defeat against South Shields in front of 993 supporters at Croft Park. It was a game of two halves in Northumberland. The Mariners deservedly led 1-0 at the break after Darius Osei’s header. Osei…

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Preview | South Shields (H) | CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy | 21/22

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans have the chance to pick up some early silverware as South Shields visit Croft Park in the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy on Saturday (kick-off 3pm). Michael Nelson’s side beat the Mariners’ rivals North Shields 4-3 in a thrilling encounter on Tuesday night. Karl Byrne, Josh Gillies and JJ O’Donnell found the net in a topsy-turvy game before Dan Maguire scored a last-minute winner with his…

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Hartlepool United friendly | Kick-off time brought forward

The kick-off time for our pre-season friendly with Hartlepool United on Tuesday, July 27th has been brought forward to 7pm. The fixture with the League Two side was originally due to get underway at 7:30pm but has been moved at the visitors’ request. To buy your tickets, please click here to access our online ticketing platform. Once purchased, you will receive an email with your e-ticket attached. This can either be printed…

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Report | Spartans edge seven-goal thriller at North Shields

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 NORTH SHIELDS 3-4 BLYTH SPARTANS Dan Maguire bagged his first goal since re-joining Blyth Spartans with a last-minute winner­­ in a thrilling 4-3 win away to North Shields. Spartans took the lead against the run of play on 28 minutes as Karl Byrne fired in his second goal in as many games. Dan Wilson…

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