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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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Classic Matches – Bury FA Cup 1995/1996

The 2nd in the ‘classic matches’ feature is one of the clubs famed FA Cup giant killings: Bury 0 Blyth Spartans 2. Goals: Bond 20th minute, Ditchburn 68th minute Saturday 11th November 1995 Littlewoods FA Cup 1st Round, Gigg Lane, … Continue reading

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Rare 1978 team photo

Rare and impromptu team photo, taken in February 1978. The photograph was taken at an even rarer Sunday training session and shows the undoubted high spirits within the team. Back Row L to R – Brian Slane, Greg Herron, Terry … Continue reading

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Green & White Cult Heroes – Scott Bell

Blyth Spartans supporters have always had an affinity with local players, believing they better understand the club and its supporters. This proved to be the case in December 2004, when they took the club’s new forward to their hearts. That … Continue reading

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Classic Matches – Altrincham FA Trophy 1982/1983

This new feature looks back at ‘classic matches’  from Blyth’s history. The 1st is Blyth Spartans v. Altrincham in 1983. This was the first ever meeting of the 2 clubs and it proved to be a real classic. Blyth Spartans … 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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Classic Team Photo’s – 1999/2000

Back Row L to R Tony Kennedy (kit man), Glen Martin (physio) Steve Locker, Matty Hysen, Craig Melrose, Andy Grainger, Terry Burke, Chris Leighton, Andy Blower, Ross Lumsden, Derek Atwell, Nicky Evans, Lawrence Fox (fitness coach), Tony Harrison (assistant manager). … 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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The FA Cup now offers an extra 3k !

One of the consequences of Blyth’s relegation back to the Evo Stick Premier League is losing an exemption and having to start the 2012/2013 FA Cup campaign 1 round earlier. On Saturday 8th September 2012, Blyth will play a First … Continue reading

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Classic Team Photo’s – 1993/1994

In this Classic Team Photo series we will look back at some old team photo’s, some rare and some more recent. The first in the series is from 1993/1994 Season, Blyth’s last season in the Northern League after 31 years … Continue reading

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