• Fundraiser | Blyth Spartans launch Future Fund

Future Fund | Win a signed Zach Hemming Middlesbrough shirt

Zach Hemming is donating a signed Middlesbrough shirt in a bid to raise funds and help The Club through the Covid-19 pandemic.  Hemming, who struck a huge bond with the Blyth Spartans fans, staff and players during his loan spell from the Championship club last season, reached out to the club earlier this week.  And he has offered to sign one of his own Boro shirts – as pictured above…

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Future Fund | Winner of Ricky Hatton glove

A signed Ricky Hatton glove has kindly been donated to the club to help towards our Future Fund – and here’s how you can get your hands on it. To be in with a chance of winning the signed Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton glove, all you need to do is donate £10 or more to the Blyth Spartans Future Fund. However, the more you donate, the greater chance you have…

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Arrivals | Spartans swoop for Guy and Charlton

Blyth Spartans are pleased to announce the arrivals of Callum Guy and Kieran Charlton from South Shields.  The pair become Michael Nelson’s first additions as manager as he builds his squad ahead of the 2020-21 National League North campaign.  Guy, 20, who lifted the National League Under-19s Alliance League Cup with the Mariners in 2019, made 15 appearances for the Mariners in total, scoring three goals.  His time with the…

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Fundraiser | Blyth Spartans launch Future Fund

Blyth Spartans AFC and The Supporters Club have launched a Future Fund in light of the unprecedented times surrounding the impact of Covid-19.  The Executive Committee is doing everything they can to ensure the survival of the club and support manager Michael Nelson in his efforts to build a squad for the new National League North season.  But like a number of non-league clubs across the country, uncertainty still lingers…

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News | Blyth Spartans thank Damen Mullen

Blyth Spartans AFC want to thank Damen Mullen for his service to the club after it was announced today he has left Croft Park.  Mullen, 31, first joined the club in 2013 and has since gone on to make 243 appearances across seven years in Northumberland.  Excluding a brief spell at Morpeth Town in 2016, ‘Damo’ has been an ever-present face around Croft Park and a larger than life character…

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News | Blyth Spartans retained list 2020

Blyth Spartans AFC can announce its retained list following the end of the 2019-20 National League North season. Players on contract for the 2020-21 season Kris Thackray, Rhys Evans, Corey McKeown and Robbie Dale.  The club has exercised an option on Olly Scott’s contract and are finalising the final details.  Players offered new terms Adam Wrightson Players not offered new deals Anthony Callaghan, Tom Devitt, Lewis Hawkins, Jack Hunter, Damen…

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National League Statement | Spartans remain in National League North

Blyth Spartans AFC will remain in National League North next season, the National League has confirmed. A National League statement on Wednesday evening read in full: Following a vote by all member Clubs, and subject to FA Council approval, the Vanarama National League, Vanarama National League North and Vanarama National League South seasons 2019/20 will be concluded with final league tables compiled on an “Unweighted Points Per Game” basis. The…

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1899 Club | Draw winners for May

The winners of the 1899 Club draw for April have been drawn, by club legend Robbie Dale. 1st No. 72 Alan McLean £100 2nd No. 67 Richard Shelvin 2 x hospitality 3rd No. 219 Mark Graham 2 x match tickets Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for your continued support.  How can I join the 1899 Club? E-mail your name, address and the number of draw numbers you…

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Club Statement | Reserve team discontinued

Blyth Spartans AFC has taken the decision to discontinue its reserve team next season and resign our membership of the Northern Alliance Football League. A reserve team can provide a vehicle for players to step up to the first team or it can provide an avenue for first-team players who are recovering from injury and need “game time” as part of their rehabilitation. It also gives players not selected for…

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News | Update from Tony Platten

There are some final details to be confirmed regarding the composition of the National League North and South for next season, however we have been advised that there will be no relegation from Step Two, subject to FA ratification.  Blyth Spartans’ performance on the pitch was not good enough last season and it seems we will get a second chance to put things right. There is only one thing that…

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