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  • Club Statement | Rest in Peace, Ken Teasdale
  • Arrival | JJ O’Donnell joins on permanent deal
  • Arrival | Dan Maguire completes Blyth Spartans return
  • Arrival | Nathan Buddle returns to Blyth Spartans

Club Statement | Rest in Peace, Ken Teasdale

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely devastated to learn the passing of lifelong fan and long-serving volunteer Ken Teasdale.  Ken, the club’s stadium announcer, was the voice of Croft Park for many, many years. His passion and knowledge of the club was second to none. When Robbie Dale scored from the halfway line against Workington in March 2016, Ken leapt out of the press box to celebrate before returning to announce…

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Arrival | JJ O’Donnell joins on permanent deal

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce JJ O’Donnell has joined the club on a permanent basis. The 29-year-old moved to Croft Park on a season-long loan deal last term, which was then cut short after the National League North campaign was made null and void in February.  He featured four times and scored one goal after making the temporary switch from Gateshead, where he established himself a real cult…

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Arrival | Dan Maguire completes Blyth Spartans return

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely over the moon to announce Dan Maguire has returned to Croft Park after two years away.  Maguire, otherwise known as Nipa, began his long association with the club in 2012 when he signed from Northern Alliance side Seaton Delaval.  Whilst collecting a number of personal and team accolades, Maguire netted an impressive 159 goals in 310 appearances before opting for full-time football with York City. …

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Arrival | Nathan Buddle returns to Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is absolutely thrilled to announce Nathan Buddle has returned for his third spell at the club.  The central defender first joined Blyth in 2013 following his release from Hartlepool United before his standout performances in the 2014/15 FA Cup run earned him a move to EFL side Carlisle United.  Buddle spent time at Gateshead before a loan spell back to Croft Park swiftly turned into a permanent…

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Arrival | Michael Liddle returns to Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is extremely delighted to announce that Michael Liddle has returned to Croft Park.  The popular left-back first moved to Northumberland in 2016 and during his debut season helped the club lift the Northern Premier League title.  The former Sunderland and Carlisle United man swiftly established himself as one of National League North’s leading full-backs as Blyth secured a play-off place, two seasons ago.  Liddle was among the…

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Arrival | Jordan Watson returns to Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is thrilled to announce Jordan Watson has returned for his third spell with the club.  The 28-year-old defender first joined Blyth from Sunderland and was a part of the side that reached the third round of the FA Cup during the 2014/15 season.  He left to join Darlington in 2016 but made a quick return to Croft Park. Watson then became one of a number of Spartans…

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Arrival | Josh Gillies joins Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the arrival of Josh Gillies following his departure from South Shields.  Gillies, 30, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal at Croft Park – and is the ninth player to commit his future to the club for the upcoming season.  The former England C international enjoyed a brief spell with Blyth under Mick Tait before making his name at the likes…

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Arrival | Ex-Newcastle youngster Lewis McNall joins Blyth

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce former Newcastle United striker Lewis McNall has joined the club.  The 22-year-old has put pen to paper on a deal at Croft Park that sees him commit for the upcoming season along with Rhys Evans, Connor Thomson, Corey McKeown, Jamie Clark, Jordan Hickey, Karl Byrne and Sean Reid. McNall was highly-rated at Newcastle due to his goal scoring exploits in the 2017 FA…

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Arrival | Karl Byrne joins Blyth

Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce the signing of Karl Byrne.   Byrne, who can play in midfield or as a full-back, had initially signed in February before the National League North season was made null and void.  The 24-year-old played in Ireland’s second tier with Cabinteely FC before moving to England in 2019.  He trained with League One side Burton Albion under Nigel Clough. Spells at Frickley Athletic…

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