Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Joy for Mick as He Scoops Top Boss Accolade; BLUE SQUARE NORTH

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Joy for Mick as He Scoops Top Boss Accolade; BLUE SQUARE NORTH

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Byline: JEFF BOWRON

BLYTH Spartans' superb form has seen manager Mick Tait rewarded with the Blue Square Bet North Manager of the Month award for November.

Blyth won four and drew one of their five games in November, keeping a clean sheet on four occasions and moving up to sixth in the table.

Tait's side had entered the month on the back of a three-game winning run after only two of the previous 12 games had brought victories.

With Tait unhappy at a cut that forced him to offload four players and results poor, pressure on the boss was mounting. Tait turned the situation around, a new resilience coming from adversity, and Blyth are now looking forwards rather than backwards.

Tait said: "In terms of numbers we are operating on a thin squad. But the quality was always there and we've shown that during our eight-game unbeaten run.

"The financial situation focussed minds and the players have done a great job.

"We have built up real momentum so it is disappointing the last two games have been postponed. …

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