Blyth Spartans

  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady reacts after a missed chance

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 26, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    The beautiful game blessed (and cursed) the North East with an action packed weekend making this lost hard to narrow down to five! Without further hesitation and rambling let’s get started with a long trip to the West Country. 1 – Black Cats on the prowl Sunderland extended their impressive […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch of Sunderland during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 19, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Despite no Premier League action taking place over the weekend there was still plenty of room for plenty of football all over the North East resulting in comebacks, thrashings and promotion tension. 1 – Sunderland’s the name, drawing’s the game https://twitter.com/SkyFootball/status/1096530315118563328 Sunderland picked up their third draw in as many […]

     
  • Jack Baldwin, Sunderland

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 5, 2019 at 10:51 am

    The past week of football in this area of the country has had more drama and late twists than Emmerdale and Coronation Street put together and last Tuesday night will have left the regulars at the Rovers’ Return drowning in their sorrows. 1 – Giants Slayed at the Gallowgate Newcastle […]

     
  • Non-League Podcast #5

    Non-League Podcast #5

    February 4, 2019 at 10:28 am

    The Non-League Podcast returns as myself, Jake Adams, James Noble and Ben Robinson take a look at all things national league and more including Barnet’s FA Cup heroics and Richard Money’s short but eventful tenure at Hartlepool United.

     
  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    January 29, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    It’s the best comeback since Istanbul as after over a month the countdown (or up?) that is here to remind you how amazing or awful your team is has returned! Despite this absence leaving a lot of time for things to change in the world of North Eastern footy we […]

     
  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    How have our three teams from the Vanarama National League North fared so far this season

    December 13, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    The season has almost reached the halfway stage. It is at this time of year where it is a good point to assess how well teams are doing: Who are providing shocks and surprises? Who are under-achieving? Who is in trouble? Who is in contention for promotion?   Spennymoor Town: […]

     
  • Sunderland's manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at Kenilworth Road, Luton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 11, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Luton. Photo credit should read: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    December 11, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Heartbreak, abandonment and slight optimism. No, we’re not discussing my childhood it’s time to look back on the weekend’s footballing action in from our North Eastern sides and we start with miserable Lancashire weather ruining a 118 mile trip. 1 – Accrington Stanley? Who Are They? A Team with a […]

     
  • Blyth Spartans | Armstrong focused on ‘tough’ Christmas Schedule

    Blyth Spartans | Armstrong focused on ‘tough’ Christmas Schedule

    December 11, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Alun Armstrong praised an all-round team performance as Blyth Spartans made it five wins on the bounce in a comfortable win over Ashton United. Goals from Sean Reid and Robert Dale in the second half secured all three points for Blyth – Spartans now just two points outside of the […]

     
  • Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Ashton United

    Match Report | Blyth Spartans 2-0 Ashton United

    December 11, 2018 at 12:22 pm

    Robert Dale scored the 199th goal of his Blyth Spartans’s career as his side beat Ashton United 2-0 in the National League North. Sean Reid netted the opener in the 51st – via a Dale cross – before the Blyth legend sealed the game in the dying minutes. Samuel Sheridan was given a 93rd minute red card […]

     
  • Match Preview | Nuneaton Borough v Blyth Spartans

    Match Preview | Nuneaton Borough v Blyth Spartans

    December 1, 2018 at 9:20 am

    Blyth Spartans return to league action for the first time since back-to-back wins over Curzon Ashton and Stockport County at Croft Park. Blyth sit 12th in the Vanarama National League North just five points outside of the playoffs, but six points outside the relegation zone in the ultra-competitive league. Away […]