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Glasshoughton Welfare

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Founded: 1964

Years in NCEL: 1985-

Nickname: Welfare/The Blues

Status: West Riding FA

Home Colours: Royal Blue & White/Blue/Blue

Away Colours: Green & White/White/White

Sponsors: Cowell Construction

Midweek Matchday: Tuesday

Club Personnel

Manager:
John Miles
Assistant Manager:
Greg Beswick
Physio:
Sam Crawford

President:
Eric Jones (Honorary)
Chairman:
Philip Riding
Secretary:
Frank MacLachlan
Match Secretary:
Barry Bennett
Commercial Manager:
Ben Timson - Tel: (07808) 016575
Programme Editor:
Nigel Lea

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Ground Details

The Glasshoughton Centre
The Glasshoughton Centre, Leeds Rd, Glasshoughton, Castleford, WF10 4PF. Tel: (01977) 511234


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General Ground Directions:
Leave the M62 J32, signposted Castleford/Pontefract (A639). At the bottom of the slip road take the A656, taking carer to pick up the middle lane for Castleford. After approx. mile, bear left at the first roundabout and, after a further mile, left at the next roundabout on to Leeds Road. Ground is then 200 yards on the right.

Public Transport:
Station: Castleford 1m. Leave station on south side and left into Cambridge Street, right into University Street, left into Lower Oxford Street, then right into Vickers Street which becomes Lisheen Avenue, left into Leeds Road and ground is on left.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: 6 adults, 3 concessions.
Capacity: 2000, Cover: 250, Seats: n/a
Clubhouse: Bar and refreshment facilities in newly built clubhouse.
Club Shop: In portacabin, opened only on request. Badges from clubhouse soon.

Club History

League History:
West Yorkshire League; NCEL: 1985-.
Honours:
West Riding County Cup: 1993/94, NCEL - Presidents Cup: 1997/98.
Records:
Attendance - 350 v Ossett Albion, NCEL Presidents Cup 1998.

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Page Last Updated: 6th November, 2014