The Other Goytre

Saturday 4th August 2018 | Plough Road (Welsh League Ground #27) Goytre AFC 1-3 Cinderford Town | Pre-season Friendly Attendance: c.70-80 | Admission: FREE Here's an embarrassing admission: when I started taking an interest in the Welsh League and examined the leagues I quickly established that a fixture I would like to see was 'the … Continue reading The Other Goytre

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The New Kings of Henllys Way

Ground: Celtic Park (home of Cwmbran Celtic) Date of visit: Saturday 5th May 2018 Fixture: Cwmbran Celtic v Haverfordwest County Welsh Football League Division One Admission: £5 (programme £1) Attendance: c. 70 (h/c) Between my last post on Newport Stadium and this one, there was another new Welsh pyramid ground ticked off. The last weekend … Continue reading The New Kings of Henllys Way

Ultras

Ground: Victoria Road (home of Port Talbot Town) Date of visit: Saturday 21st April 2018 Fixture: Port Talbot Town v Llanelli Town Welsh Football League Division One Admission: £4 (programme £1) Many of the virtues of groundhopping at lower leage/non-league/grassroots levels have absolutely nothing to do with the ninety minutes (or so) of football being … Continue reading Ultras

Iconic

Ground: Ynys Park (Ton Pentre) Date of visit: Wednesday 7th March 2018 Fixture: Ton Pentre v Caerau (Ely) Welsh Football League Division One Admission: £5 (programme included) Attendance: c. 60-70 (h/c) The Rhondda Valleys are a fantastic place to watch football. It is an underrated part of Wales with some beautiful scenery and some of … Continue reading Iconic