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.


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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.


From Blues to Bloaters

The Club have continued their busy proactive business during lockdown and have appointed a new U18s manager for the coming season.  Victor Holloway joins the club from Leiston and has already started work to set up his coaching and management team.  With the...

Ladies Management Team Announced

Following our earlier announcement regarding the club looking to establish a Ladies team for the 2021-22 Season, we are delighted to announce our new Ladies Management team for the coming season. Luke Hart will lead the team which will also include Sean Morley for the...

Exciting Times for Bloaters Youth

The club has been busy behind the scenes over the past few weeks with lots of projects being undertaken to improve the club in many ways. One of the biggest and most exciting changes has come with the introduction of a new Youth Development Plan combined with a new...

Match Reports


Great Yarmouth Town Reserves 1 Hemsby 1.   Saturday 3rd April 2021. Report by Martin Baxter This is the first game back at the Wellesley since we were exchanging Christmas cards and "Big Sean" received his Christmas stocking from the players. This is also the clubs...

Bloaters Dent Hares Promotion Charge

The lockdown has been kind to the Bloaters with many of the squad returning after injury. Howell , Barnes, George and Smith returned to the side to  join recent new recruits Kyle Baker, Aaron Attree and Connor Delaney. However the injury list was still active...


Great Yarmouth Town Reserves v Poringland Wanderers  Saturday 12th December 2020. Report by Martin Baxter. On a damp and misty Saturday at the Wellie the Bloaters entertain unbeaten Wanderers in a top of the table 3rd v 4th clash. Wanderers come into the game...


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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