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Blyth Spartans secure signing of goal-machine Dale Hopson

Blyth Spartans have signalled their intent for next season after splashing the cash to sign prolific Whitby Town midfielder Dale Hopson.

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Tony Stephenson scored during his previous spell with Ashington. Picture by Ian Appleby

Wade calls for Ashington fans to ‘keep the faith’

Ashington FC’s newly appointed joint manager Tom Wade had told Colliers fans to “keep the faith – and we won’t let you down”.

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Players and clubs pick up their awards from Blyth Wansbeck League season

The Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League held its annual presentation night at New Delaval and Newsham Social Club.

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Bowman promoted to   a joint-manager role

Bowman promoted to a joint-manager role

Following Blyth Town AFC’s first season in the EBAC Northern League, “big changes” are already being in place to build the team’s future into a prominent position entering into next season, says manager Mick Connor.

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Ashington FC coach Lee Anderson. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com

Colliers looking for recipe for success

Ashington joint manager Steve Harmison is hoping that provided the Colliers can right a few wrongs and carry a bit of luck it could be the recipe for a good campaign when the new football season gets underway in early August.

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Blyth up to third with win over Cramlington

Cramlington 101 all out Blyth 141 all out

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Watson makes Spartans’ return

Watson makes Spartans’ return

Blyth Spartans have made their first signing of the summer - as defender Ian Watson returns to the club from Spennymoor Town.

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Fair Play award for Blyth U11s

Fair Play award for Blyth U11s

Blyth Rangers Valencia U11s recently played in the ESF tournament at Skegness.

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Ashington RAOB fight back for league title win

What a final game of the season with the Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League title up for grabs.

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Maguire resigns for Spartans

Maguire resigns for Spartans

Multiple 2016/17 Player of the Year award winner Daniel Maguire has chosen to remain as a Blyth Spartans player - after turning down a big-money move to re-sign for the club.

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Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong. Picture courtesy of Blyth Spartans

Arstrong to stay on as boss at Spartans

Blyth boss Alun Armstrong has agreed terms to remain in charge at Spartans for another year, following his managerial heroics at the club last season.

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Former Blyth Spartans manager Tom Wade. Picture by Bill Broadley

Ashington delight as Wade joins as assistant

Ashington FC’s newly appointed joint manager Tom Wade says he is looking forward to working alongside Steve Harmison.

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Amble Tavern look to defend Sunday Cup

Next Sunday Amble Tavern play in the final of the NFA Sunday Cup. They are looking to retain the crown when they play Burradon and New Fordley from the Cramlington Sunday League. The game will be played at Whitley Park and Benton with a 10.30am KO.

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Trophy time for Spartans

Trophy time for Spartans

As the curtain came down on a magnificent season both on and off the field at Blyth Spartans, another fantastic occasion took place as the club held their annual presentation evening last weekend.

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Cramlington miss out in Tyneside League decider

Cramlington miss out in Tyneside League decider

Ponteland United Reserves claimed the Tyneside Amateur League title in a deciding clash between themselves and Cramlington Town Reserves on Saturday.

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Social Club tops in all Bedlington cup final

In the J D Marnock Cup Final, Bedlington Social Club came out on top against the Bedlington Market Tavern by 3-1.

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Hat-trick of awards for young Sampson

Hat-trick of awards for young Sampson

Teenager Ben Sampson scooped a hat-trick of awards at Ashington Football Club’s presentation night on Friday – and immediately dedicated the trio to his granddad Bill (Sampson) who sadly passed away recently, writes Bill Bennett.

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Spartans up for Senior Cup win

Blyth Spartans survived a spirited late showing from North Shields to end the season as double-winners – after dethroning the Techflow Group Northumberland Senior Cup holders with an enthralling 3-2 victory.

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Spartans to form new Reserve side

Blyth Spartans have teamed up with New Hartley FC to create a new Blyth Spartans Reserve side for next season, writes Glen Maxwell.

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Champions Blyth finish in style ...

Champions Blyth finish in style ...

Blyth Spartans started their Evo-Stik League trophy celebrations in fine style on Saturday - as they ended their five-year tenure in the league with a 5-1 triumph over Grantham Town.

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