Former Newcastle United legend named manager of recently relegated non-league club

Croft Park, home of non-league outfit Blyth Spartans.
Croft Park, home of non-league outfit Blyth Spartans. (Image credit: Getty Images)

North-east-based outfit Blyth Spartans have named their new manager ahead of the upcoming 2024/25 season.

The Green Army unfortunately suffered relegation from the National League North and thus parted ways with former boss Jon Shaw in the process.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.