Away Guide: Croft Park

AFC Telford United will kick-off their bank holiday weekend on Saturday afternoon when travel to the North East to play Blyth Spartans.


Blyth Spartans
Croft Park
Plessey Road
NE24 3JE

Ticket Information:

Blyth Spartans are asking supporters to purchase their tickets in advance. Tickets can be purchased in advance via the following website – Blyth Spartans V AFC Telford United | Vanarama National League North | Blyth Spartans AFC Web (

  • If you do not have online access, you can purchase your ticket by ringing the club office on 01670 352373 and paying with a debit or credit card. Your ticket can then be collected from the social club on match day.
  • Blyth will be operating a cash turnstile on the day of the game
  • Tickets purchased in advance must be printed or stored on your phone. Without proof of ticket, you will not be permitted into Croft Park.

Admission Prices:

Adults: £12
Concessions, over 65s £7
11 –16 + Students: £5
U10’s: FREE
Transfer to Port of Blyth Stand – £2


Refreshments in the ground are usually supplied from a burger van which serves chips and burgers.
Gino’s Fish and Chips are located at 200 Plessey Road (by the away turnstiles) and further afield on The Broadway Circle is the Broadway Chippy which is another popular place to visit for away supporters.
Fish and Chips are also available at Coastline by the beach car park (free parking). There is also a great cafe and ice cream parlour next door.

Where to Drink ?

The Social Club at the ground itself welcomes away fans and is a great place to meet up before and after the game. It serves the usual range of beers and has some bottled real ales. The club even has its own Spartans Ale. As well as beers the social clubs sells a range of sandwiches and hot pies. Thirsty fans can also order their half-time drinks before kick-off. Although entrance to the Social Club is outside the ground, fans can get a ‘pass out’ to visit in the interval.

Close by is the Masons Arms. Well behaved away fans should have no problems in here but this is definitely a home fans pub and shows live sports on TV.

Further afield in the town centre, only 10-15 minutes’ walk away are a few more pubs. The Wallaw on Union Street is an award winning Wetherspoons conversion of a former Art Deco cinema and deserves a visit. There is always a good range of cask ales and craft beers on tap. Oliver’s on Bridge Street is also worth a visit.


From the North

From the A189 (Spine Road) take the A193 (Cowpen Road) exit and follow this into Blyth, continue on the A193 as it becomes The Broadway. Continue on the A193 at The Broadway Circle roundabout and take the next left on to Plessey Road. The ground will be on your left.

Car Parking:

Parking is freely available on the surrounding streets but please park sensibly and respect the local residents.

Postcode for SatNav: NE24 3JE

Coach Travel:

Spaces remain on the supporters’ coach to Blyth Spartans. The cost is £26 on the day or £24 in advance. If you’re a travel club member (cost is £10 per year) you can deduct £2 from the fare.

Coach leaves at 8.30am from the New Bucks Head.

Call 07966 935534 to reserve your seat.

Away Guide: Croft Park

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