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.


New Signing for the Bloaters

Great Yarmouth are pleased to announce the return of Ray Urry, who returns to the club after a short spell at Step 5 Wroxham. Ray has appeared 98 times for the Bloaters, but following his excellent Senior Cup Quarter final appearance against them last season, it was...

New Teams / New Sponsor for Youth

We are delighted to announce we are launching a new U7 and U8 team for the coming season who will proudly be sponsored by Jump Warehouse Great Yarmouth. The launch of our Mini Kickers & Mini Bloaters a few months ago has led to the development of the new sides who...


Great Yarmouth Town Reserves 3  Briston FC 0  (Pre Season Friendly)Saturday 24th July 2021. Report by Martin Baxter.Great Yarmouth Town Reserves had their first home game of pre-season after playing several away games on Saturday 24th with a last minute arranged match...

Match Reports


After a run of 5 consecutive away games our reserves finally got to play their first competitive home match of the new season. The opposition were Poringland Wanderers who this season have a tie up with Dereham Town FC, and many of Dereham's under 18 players have...

Bloaters Fall at Feldale

The new look 2021-22 Bloaters got off to a poor start in the new Thurlow Nunn season, with defeat at Feldale to new boys Whittlesey Athletic FC. McCombe featured 4 new signings with Seumas Bobby and Charlie Blake returning to the club after a year away, plus ex...


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...


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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