• 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
  • Kit Launch | 21/22 home & away kit unveiled

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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Pre-season 21/22 | Hartlepool & Newcastle United tickets on sale

Tickets for all our remaining home friendlies are now available to purchase via our online ticketing platforms. Saturday, July 24th – South Shields Tuesday, July 27th – Hartlepool United Tuesday, August 3rd – Newcastle United U23s Saturday, August 7th – Stockton Town To buy your tickets, please click here to access our online portal. Once purchased, you will receive an email with your e-ticket attached. This can either be printed…

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Preview | North Shields (A) | 21/22

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans’ pre-season preparations continue with a visit to the Daren Persson Stadium on Wednesday evening to take on Northern League Division One side North Shields.  Michael Nelson’s side, while getting some valuable minutes in the tank, produced an impressive performance against Middlesbrough U23s last time out after goals from Jordan Hickey and Karl Byrne helped secure a 2-1 win.  SUPPORTERS INFORMATIONKick-of time: 7:30pm Admission prices: £4…

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South Shields (H) | Tickets now on sale | 21/22

Tickets for the CEFO CFS Challenge Trophy tie with South Shields are now on sale via the club’s online booking system.  Blyth Spartans entertain the Mariners on Saturday, July 24th in their third game of pre-season as Michael Nelson’s men prepare for the upcoming National League North campaign. Kick-off at Croft Park is 3pm as both clubs compete to lift some pre-season silverware. Secure your tickets today via our online ticketing….

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Report | Spartans begin pre-season with Boro win

In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Pre-season friendly Saturday, July 17th 2021 BLYTH SPARTANS 2-1 MIDDLESBROUGH U23S Blyth Spartans began their pre-season campaign with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough under-23s, as 616 supporters returned to Croft Park.  In front of a home crowd for the first time since February 2020, Jordan Hickey opened the scoring on six minutes before a fine individual goal from Harry Green…

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