Tag Archives: North Eastern League

10 titles 2,450 goals & 19 managers – the Northern League Years.

The story of Blyth Spartans 30 years in the second oldest football league in the world. The Northern League was the stable competition needed having spent the past 7 seasons’ playing in 4 different leagues!, however the club had to … Continue reading

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The hat trick heroes

At 3.16pm on Saturday 11th January 2014 the Blyth fans stood in awe as young striker Dan Maguire was mobbed by his teammates having just rifled home his 1st hat trick for the club, the sheer quickness of the hat … Continue reading

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Green & White Cult Heroes – Billy Fenwick…. a living legend.

The term legend is bandied about rather too freely when supporters fondly recall their favourite player, but few actually truly deserve the accolade. William Randolph Fenwick, however is one such person who does. Born on Friday 13th August 1920 in … Continue reading

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Classic Team Photo’s – 1935/36

Back Row L to R:  C. Metcalf, J.Knox, T.Carnaby, G. Wolf, W.Dexter, T.Freeman (captain). Front Row L to R: G.Hickman, E Park, W.Redman, J.Kennedy, E.Sharpless. This 1935/36 team photo is extremely rare in that it comes from a 1936 cigarette … Continue reading

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Green & White Cult Heroes – Arthur Sowden RIP

As 2012 drew to a close the sad news broke that one of Blyth Spartans AFC’s true greats had passed away. To many current Blyth fans the name Arthur Sowden is probably just that of a former player they may … Continue reading

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