Gateshead game with Blyth Spartans off after positive Covid-19 test

Blyth Spartans have confirmed that Saturday’s game at North East rivals Gateshead has been postponed.

Friday, 1st January 2021, 5:12 pm
Gateshead and Blyth Spartans have seen their game postponed.

For the fourth time this season, an individual at the Croft Park club has returned a positive Covid-19 test and that has forced the postponement of their visit to the International Stadium.

The tie will now be rearranged for a later date.

Spartans will now return to action when they host Alfreton Town at Croft Park and the Heed travel to Kettering Town on the same day in their next National League fixture.

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A statement released on the Spartans website read: “Our National League North fixture at Gateshead has been postponed following a positive Covid-19 test at the club.

“Blyth Spartans management, players and backroom staff will now enter a period of self isolation.

“Our National League North fixture with Alfreton Town at Croft Park on Saturday, January 9th, is scheduled to go ahead as planned.

“We wish the individual a speedy recovery.”