Spartans sign Toon youngster on loan deal

BLYTH Spartans have announced that new loan signing Marcus Maddison from Newcastle United will be available for selection tomorrow.

The 19-year-old, a left sided attacker, has joined the club for an initial one month spell and will be in the squad against Nantwich Town at Croft Park on Saturday.

The Northumberland club are also reported to be close to signing Michael Riley, also from Newcastle United, on a similar deal, but nothing has been confirmed and as things stand he will not be available for Saturday’s game.