Blyth boss praises fans

Blyth Spartans found themselves without a game at the weekend when their scheduled match away to Telford was postponed.

Monday, 20th January 2020, 9:15 am
Updated Monday, 20th January 2020, 11:29 am
Anthony Seghini.

The game was called off on Friday afternoon because of a waterlogged pitch and will be re-arranged for an alternative date.

Last night (Wednesday), Spartans were due to take on local rivals Bedlington Terriers away from home in the Northumberland Senior Cup, and on Saturday (January 25) they are home to King’s Lynn.

Meanwhile, manager Lee Clark has thanked fans for their continued support.

While the 47-year-old admitted to real tough times for those on the terraces this season, Blyth fans have stuck by their team with an average of 884 attending Croft Park so far.

“The supporters play a huge part in the results,” said Clark. “The support they have given the team this season through some real tough times is outstanding. They have always stayed behind us – backing me, the staff and the players.

“There are not enough things we can say to praise them other than to thank them and remind them that we appreciate it massively. They will keep continuing to play a huge part.”

Meanwhile, Spartans have been told that general manager Anthony Seghini will step down from his position at the end of the season due to personal circumstances.

“This has been a very difficult decision,” said Seghini, “but personal family circumstances means I am unable to commit the time and commitment the role requires.

“I will of course still be about at games.”