Welcome to the website for Great Yarmouth Town FC

Affectionately known as The Bloaters
Great Yarmouth Town play their football at The Wellesley Recreation Ground in Great Yarmouth, with the first team part of the Eastern Counties League and the Reserves In the Anglian Combination League.

Great Yarmouth Town Football Club

Great Yarmouth Town Football Club was formed in 1897 with most of the players being drawn from two very successful local clubs, Yarmouth Fearnoughts and Yarmouth Royal Artillery, who between them had won the Norfolk Senior Cup for the previous four years.

The Team moved to its Current home at The Wellesley Recreation Ground at the start of the 1901-02 season from previous original base at the Beaconsfield Recreation ground.

Read more about the History of the club HERE.


Explore Our New YouTube Channel

Watch the latest match highlights on our YouTube channel.

Support Our Club

Great Yarmouth Town FC are a proactive club and are proud of the work we do in our community and are proud to have great Community partners/Sponsors. If you are interested in getting involved with supporting the club we have several Opportunities ranging from MatchBall/Match/Player sponsorship all through to Team Sponsorship packages.


Season Ticket & Sponsorship Update 2021-22

Following the clubs AGM and recent committee meeting, we can now announce the plans for season tickets for the 2021-22 season as well as give an update on the sponsorship situation for the upcoming season. All 2020-21 season ticket holders will be allowed to carry...

New Strategic Partnership

Following a review of Football Operations across the club, we are delighted to announce a new strategic Partnership with Hawthorn United Football Club. The club which was established in 2017 has a fantastic ethos and philosophy that matches ours, and we share many...

Match Reports


Great Yarmouth Town Reserves  4   AC Mill Lane  6.Saturday 3rd May 2021.  Report by Martin Baxter.  Our reserves entertain AC Mill Lane in their last group game in the Norfolk Intermediate Cup.This should be an intriguing clash as these two sides were placed in 1st...

Battling Bloaters Bow Out Of Senior Cup

Report by Kevin Forbes / Pics by Steve Wood The lockdown has not been kind to Rob McCombe’s Bloaters team. Injuries and work commitment left a large hole in the playing department of the football club. But as the saying goes “as one door closes another opens” and...

Reserves Bow Out of Jnr Cup

North Walsham Town v Great Yarmouth Town Reserves.Saturday 24th April 2021 Report by Martin Baxter. Today our reserves face North Walsham Town away in the 3rd round of the Norfolk Junior Cup.  Because of a shortage of player availability around 5 of the reserve team...


To make sure all players and visitors to the club remain safe during these difficult times we have issued the following guideline. If you are visiting the club please take a few minutes to read this first.


The First Team currently play in the Eastern Counties League Thurlow Nunn Division 1 North, with the Reserves in Division 3 of the Anglian Combination League. The club also has an U18 Side in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern U18s League as well as links to Great Yarmouth Town FC Youth Sections.

Find Us

The Wellesley Recreation ground is located on Wellesley Road, Great Yarmouth, NR30 1EF.

At the Ground there is a Club Bar (Smudgers) and The Tea Hut as well as covered seating.

Groundhoppers are most welcome to attend the club – let us know you are coming and we will look after you!

Contact the Club

Please send all enquiries to the club secretary in the first instance, or use the form on out contact page.

Club Secretary e-mail: gytfcsecretary@gmail.com

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