March 30th 2016 brought the sad news that the oldest known former Blyth player had sadly passed away.
In 1937 Bill joined his hometown club as a 17 year old forward and went on to serve as coach, physio, manager & even kit man in a lifelong association with
Even aged 92 Bill could still be found at Croft Park watching games, such was his love for his club.
Back in 2013 Bill only too willingly helped us with
a blog in which we paid tribute & chronicled his truly remarkable life and football career:
The club has lost one of its greatest ever servants, he was ‘Mr Blyth Spartans’.
RIP William Randolph Fenwick.