Blyth Spartans have welcomed back Mike Coulson from Gateshead, who will be taking up the position of general manager.

Spartans advertised for a new GM after Anthony Seghini decided to step down after three seasons in the role at the end of the season.

Coulson will work alongside Seghini over the next few weeks before taking over fully at Croft Park.

Coulson said: “At this stage of my career I wanted a new challenge and was honoured to be offered the position of general manager with Blyth Spartans.

“This allows me to renew old friendships while continuing to work at a high level in the non-league game.”

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