Tag Archives: John Burridge

The managerial history of Blyth Spartans AFC

Always a much sort after job the Croft Park ‘hot-seat’ has surprisingly seen less than 40 occupants in clubs history stretching back well over a century. The club’s longest-serving manager has been Jim Turney, taken charge in April 1957 he … Continue reading

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Classic Matches – Blackpool FA Cup 1997/1998

Blackpool 4 Blyth Spartans 3 Saturday 16th November 1997 Littlewoods FA Cup 1st Round Bloomfield Road, Blackpool. Attendance: 4,814 Goals: Preece 4th Henderson 11th Di Lella 44th Linighan 60th Clarkson 69th Atkinson 84th Clarkson 89th Referee: M.Dean. Linesmen: S.J Griffiths … Continue reading

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Green & White Cult Heroes – Tony Kennedy

The initial idea of the Green & White Cult Heroes series that started in the official matchday programme a couple of years ago was to honour those players who fans loved and had an affinity with, hence the lead in … Continue reading

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Green & White Cult Heroes – Steve Pyle

The 2nd in our Green & White Cult Heroes series features arguably the greatest modern-day striker to wear the famous Green & White stripes…. oh ah Pyla…. aka Steve Pyle Natural born goal-scorers are a rare commodity in football and … Continue reading

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