National League North • North East


Blyth Spartans AFC is an association football club, based in Blyth, Northumberland. Founded 124 years ago in 1899, the team currently compete in the National League North, the 6th tier of English football.

They play their home matches at Croft Park, and are nicknamed "The Spartans".

The team's playing kit is manufactured by Erreà.


Blyth Spartans were founded in 1899 and have enjoyed a long and successful history.

In the 1970s they reached the fifth round of the FA Cup.

In 1993 they joined the Northern Premier League and won the First Division Championship and the Unifilla First Division League Cup.

They were promoted to the Conference North in 2006 and narrowly missed out on a playoff position in their first season.

In 2008-09 they reached the third round of the FA Cup and the following season were relegated.

In the 2013-14 season they won the Northumberland Senior Cup and in the 2015-16 season they won the Evo Stik Northern Premier League title and were promoted to the National League North.