Tag Archives: Football

The 1977/78 FA Cup run – the complete record.

For the first time ever this is a compiled record of the 1977/78 FA Cup run. Match reports and details from every game. In depth player profiles and all the stats & facts from that famous cup run. The stats … Continue reading

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Classic Encounters – Blyth Spartans v Wrexham FA Cup 5th Round Replay 1977/78.

Monday 27th February 1978 FA Cup Fifth Round Replay Blyth Spartans v Wrexham St James’ Park, Newcastle. A week before the 1-1 draw at Wrexham the club met with council officials and Police to assess Croft Park’s ability to host … Continue reading

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RIP Les Mutrie … one of the clubs truly legendary strikers.

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 brought the sad news that legendary striker, Les Mutrie had lost his long battle with cancer. Les scored 58 goals in 86 appearances for the club and was the idol of many Blyth fans. His flamboyant … Continue reading

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Classic Team Photo’s – April 1986

Back Row L to R – Phil Leaver, Tony Dawson, Ronan Liddane, Dave Clarke, Alan Walker, Kevin Berry, Jimmy Harmison, John Brownlie (pictured wearing tracksuit top). Front Row L to R – Steve Baxter, Dave Buchanan, Tony McFadden, Ray Blackhall, … Continue reading

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Spartans satellite ends with cash landing…

Fans of the Premier League & Championship clubs often complain about the kick off times when there clubs are featured in live games but many of these clubs rely on the massive fees they receive from the broadcasters and should … Continue reading

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