Blyth Spartans 0-2 Gateshead. Conference high flyers make light of their North East rivals, Jon Shaw tormentor in chief. Andy Hudson at Croft Park.
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1977/78: Jackie Marks, Blyth Spartans coach, interviewed at St James’ Park after the Blyth .v. Wrexham game by Match of the Day:
It’s 1977 and Ken Teasdale is about to witness one of the most exciting FA Cup runs a non league side has ever seen. They were robbed too. Andy Hudson listens on tenterhooks.
Blyth Spartans: Created by and imbued with a sense of Greek history by a man with no link to football, who then disappeared. What happened to Fred Stoker?
FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Preview: We’re a whore for the underdog so it’s about time we had a break to see who the league clubs want to avoid …
FA Trophy: 1970s FA Cup Killers and Blue Square North promotion chasers Blyth Spartans evoke strong FA Cup giant killing memories. Gateshead arrive in town with a similar aura from the 1950s. Oh – and a 6 match winning streak to protect. Michael Hudson sets the scene and views the outcome.