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.



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

Visit the Contact Page

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.


#NorfolkFootballThanksNHS Raises £4.5k for local Hospitals

In these unprecedented times where nobody knows what to expect, the one thing you can expect and rely on is that GYTFC will stand up and be counted and set the tone for others. 1st Team manager Rob McCombe wanted to use the power of local football and set up a Norfolk...

Yarmouth Appoint New Coach / Video analyst ahead of 2020-21 season

Rob McCombe has added to his coaching team with the addition of Greg Dimsey as a performance coach and Video analyst, a role he previously held at Norwich City FC Ladies team.  Greg is a Uefa B coach, which now means, along with Rob and Iain the club has 3 B...

Experienced Larter Joins Management team

Ex Gorleston/Wroxham Boss Steward Larter has joined the first team management as assistant manager to Rob McCombe. Larts was appointed assistant manager as the stand out candidate in a rewarding process for the Bloaters who also appointed Greg Dimsey as Performance...

Match Reports

Bloaters Leave It Late To Grab A Point

The Bloaters travelled to Mulberry Park after securing their first points of the season against Sudbury Reserves. Not surprisingly the visitors were unchanged, but Forbes returned to the squad and there was a call up for to the first team for another youngster, Kieran...

10 Man Ressies Get Opening Day Win!

Great Yarmouth Town Reserves 2.  Beccles Town Reserves 1. A  very impressive crowd of 50 plus were at the Wellesley to enjoy the first competitive game of the new season and they were treated to a highly entertaining encounter. Yarmouth started the game on...

Bloaters Comeback Thwarted By Late Penalty At March

Bloaters’ manager Rob McCombe handed debuts to three new signings Dan Pinheiro, Cameron Barnes and young Wes Belsten who started on the bench. The club also welcomed back fan’s favourites Dec McAvoy and Jordi Forbes in a re-shuffled side for this tough-looking away...