• Arrival | O’Donnell joins on season-long
  • News | Thank you to Mark Lynn’s family & friends
  • Interview | Heslop reacts to York City defeat
  • Live stream | York City (H) | National League North
  • Arrival | Amantchi re-signs for Blyth

Interview | Nelson pleased with O’Donnell signing

Blyth Spartans boss Michael Nelson is hoping JJ O’Donnell will have an impact both on and off the pitch following his season-long move from Gateshead.  O’Donnell thanked his former Heed teammate and coach for showing faith and a strong desire to bring him to Croft Park.  The Heed cult hero arrives having surpassed 100 appearances at the International Stadium, most of which came in the National League.  Nelson is pleased…

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Arrival | O’Donnell joins on season-long

Blyth Spartans AFC is delighted to announce the arrival of JJ O’Donnell on loan for the remainder of the season from National League North rivals Gateshead.  O’Donnell has been at the International Stadium for seven seasons having made his initial loan from Luton Town permanent in the summer of 2014.  The 29-year-old is a cult hero at The Heed after his goal against Grimsby Town sent The Tynesiders to the…

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Preview | Kettering Town (A) | National League North

BY Stephen Burton Blyth Spartans face a trip to Kettering Town on Saturday as Michael Nelson’s side hope to bounce back from Wednesday’s defeat to York City. Spartans were made to rue their missed chances in the first-half against the Minstermen, who ran out 3-0 winners at Croft Park.  Just three points separate Blyth, who are looking to avoid a third straight defeat, and The Poppies in the National League…

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Squad numbers | Blyth Spartans 20/21

The players of Blyth Spartans AFC have selected the following squad numbers for the 2020/21 campaign: 1 – Brendan Pearson 2 – Rhys Evans 3 – Olly Scott 4 – Matthew Elsdon 5 – Kris Thackray 6 – Alex Sakellaropoulos 7 – Connor Thomson 8 – Simon Heslop 9 – Paul Blackett 10 – Callum Guy 11 – Kurt Russell 12 – Priestley Griffiths 14 – Panos Katsamagkas 15 –…

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News | Thank you to Mark Lynn’s family & friends

Blyth Spartans AFC wholeheartedly thanks the family and friends of late supporter Mark Lynn after his legacy fund has helped bolster our media department. Lifelong fan Mark sadly passed away earlier this year and the club paid its respects with a minutes silence before our game with Altrincham in February. Brian Coult set up a JustGiving page in Mark’s memory, which was supported by Mark and his wife Keren’s work…

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Interview | Heslop reacts to York City defeat

BY Niall Bromley  Simon Heslop believes Blyth Spartans played well in patches during the defeat to York City but admits it is not good enough.  Blyth lost 3-0 to the Minstermen at Croft Park on Wednesday night in National League North – their first game in 17 days.  City opened the scoring after 10 minutes through Michael Woods but the home side squandered a number of chances to level before…

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Report | Spartans rue missed chances and suffer double injury blow against York

BY Aaron Hindhaugh In association with: ALAN McLEAN FCMA CGMA Chartered Management Accountant Vanarama National League North Wednesday 2nd December 2020 BLYTH SPARTANS 0-3 YORK CITY Blyth Spartans missed some big chances and lived to regret it as York City put three past them on a bleak night for the home side. Michael Woods opened the scoring after just eight minutes following a swift counter-attack. Harry Bunn then doubled York’s…

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Preview | York City (H) | National League North

Blyth Spartans host York City on Wednesday evening – Michael Nelson’s side first game since finishing their self-isolation period.   It will be exactly 17 days since Spartans last kicked a football when the promotion favourites arrive at Croft Park.  Here’s everything you need to know about the game: INJURY NEWS  Liam Agnew remains out, while Olly Scott returned to training on Monday ahead of schedule but won’t feature against…

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Programme | #Issue 5 | York City

Issue #5 of our digital matchday programme SPARTANS is available to purchase now!  Blyth Spartans welcome York City to Northumberland on Wednesday evening, the club’s first game in 17 days. But while supporters remain locked out of Croft Park, we’re trying our best to bring the match to you. As well as our live stream, which begins at 7:30pm, why not start you matchday routine with a browse of our…

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50/50 draw | York City (H) | National League North

THE WINNER WAS JAMES WILLSHIRE. Blyth Spartans AFC is pleased to announce full details regarding Dougie’s virtual 50/50 half-time draw against York City on Wednesday. (December 2) It’s very easy to enter – supporters wishing to take part must do the following:  Transfer £1 for each entry to the Club’s bank account. (Sort code: 30-95-76. Account No: 01912440) Enter 50/50 as the reference. We will accept entries up to the…

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