Olmec Head PreviewFA Shield
• Blyth Spartans AFC has made it to the FA Shield Quarterfinals 2 times.
• Swansea City AFC has 1 FA Shield Trophy.
• The previous FA Shield Final appearances by Swansea City AFC include:
• a season 16 win over Plymouth Argyle FC 1-0.
• a season 18 loss to Queens Park Rangers 3-2 (extra time).
• a season 31 loss to Lewes FC 1-1 (PK Shootout: 5-4).
• Swansea City AFC crashed out of the FA Shield last season in a 4-1 loss to Leicester City FC in the 1st Round.
Blyth Spartans AFC
• Peter Ward (I/10 Df) is sidelined with a pulled hamstring suffered in match 1 against Leeds United.
• Harvey Kennedy (IV/7 Mf) is out with a knee injury suffered in match 3 against Chesterfield FC.
Swansea City AFC
• Henrik Hoenig (IV/4 Mf) is questionable (ankle sprain) but may return today.
Head To Head Meetings
• Blyth Spartans AFC and Swansea City AFC have met 6 times with 1 of those occurring in the FA Shield.
• Swansea City AFC have won 4, lost 1 and drawn 1 of 6 matches against Blyth Spartans AFC.