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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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Blyth Spartans AFC.

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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Jessop hits century in opening day win

Jessop hits century in opening day win

A magnificent century from Jack Jessop, his first ever for the club, spearheaded Ashington to a champion start to the new season with a crushing 150 runs victory over Newcastle City at Gosforth on Saturday.

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Ashington end season with defeat to Whitby

Ashington 12 Whitby 20

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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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Title win rights the ‘mess’ of relegation

Title win rights the ‘mess’ of relegation

Blyth Spartans captain Robert Dale lifted the Evo-Stik Premier League title for the second time in 11 years after Saturday’s 5-1 win over Grantham Town.

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Rugby.

Positives in defeat in final league game

Blyth 12 Redcar 34

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South Shields win title at Ashington

South Shields win title at Ashington

Ashington 1-4 South Shields

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Spartans close in on ‘100’ target

Spartans unleashed a five-star display to end Whitby Town’s slim hopes of an Evo-Stik Premier League playoff spot – as Blyth ran out comfortable 5-1 winners at Croft Park on Easter Monday.

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Blyth Spartans' central defender Nathan Buddle. Picture by Bill Broadley

Blyth Spartans held at Ashton as both sides see penalties saved

Blyth Spartans came away from Ashton United with a point on Saturday after both goalkeepers saved penalties to ensure the game ended 1-1.

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Ashington striker Ben Harmison. Picture by Ian Appleby

Ten-man Ashington battle to draw at Marske

An under-strength Ashington battled to a hard won point at Marske on Saturday after going down to ten men midway through the second half.

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Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong. Picture courtesy of Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans boss Armstrong targets 100 points for season

Despite having already seen his side crowned Evo-Stik Premier League champions, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong has still set himself a target of 100 points for the season.

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

Ashington coach Anderson pleased but frustrated with draw at Marske

With manager Steve Harmison unavailable for the game at Marske, Ian Skinner and Lee Anderson took the reins.

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Ashington's Ben O'Brien in action with the bat. Picture by Ian Appleby

Defending champions Ashington start season at Newcastle City

Ashington Cricket Club, defending champions of the Go North East Northumberland & Tyneside Senior League, start the new season on Saturday with a trip to face Newcastle City at Gosforth.

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Cricket stumps.

Three new players in Blyth Cricket Club’s first team

Blyth Cricket Club’s league season gets under way on Saturday with a home game against Whickham, who were relegated from the Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League. The game starts at 1pm.

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Kyle Oliver hat-trick nets three points for Ashington RAOB

Ashington RAOB had a good win in the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League premier division at Bedlington Market Tavern.

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Ashington Town Patriots Under-11s in their new kit sponsored by Ashington Building Company.

Local firm building relationship with Ashington Town Patriots

Ashington Town Patriots Under-11s have secured a new sponsor deal for next season.

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Ashington's Ryan McGorrigan. Picture by Ian Appleby

Ashington never recover from conceding three early goals to Morpeth

Three goals in the opening 12 minutes put Morpeth on the road to a convincing 5-1 victory over neighbours Ashington at Craik Park on Monday night.

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Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison.

Harmison critical of defensive errors as Morpeth put five past Ashington

Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison was left shaking his head in disbelief after his side shipped three goals in the opening 12 minutes of their derby clash away to Morpeth Town on Monday night.

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Ashington's defence is breached in their defeat to Rockcliff in Durham Northumberland Division 2,

Ashington well beaten as Rockcliff run in six tries

Ashington suffered a heavy defeat at home on Saturday as Rockcliff ran in six tries.

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