Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay

Stadium: Llanelian Road, Colwyn Bay
Formed: 1881
Website: www.colwynbayfc.co.uk
On Being A Colwyn Bay Fan
By Rhys Wynne
My hometown club. This category probably will be the biggest on this blog, with good reason, as it’s my team. Since 1995 I’ve been a fan of Colwyn Bay, and seen them be promoted & relegated. I’ve travelled hours to see the Bay play, and we are lovely.

Rose tinted specs are optional, and I’ll aim to not be biased when I talk about the mighty mighty Seagulls!

Anyway, we are one of the longest running clubs in not only Wales, but also the entire UK. Our history has been jumping between minor English leagues & major Welsh leagues, shunning the League of Wales on formation to take our place in the English league system. Following exhile, Colwyn Bay had the most successful period, reaching the Unibond Premier Division in 1992, and having a couple of successful FA Cup Runs – reaching the second round in 1995 (losing to Blackpool) and the First Round the next two years (losing to Wrexham & Notts County).

 

Colwyn Bay Memorabilia

Colwyn Bay Cricket Club - Founded 1923 - A Club History by George Mellor

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Northwich Victoria v Colwyn Bay 14.11.1987 FAC

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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COLWYN BAY FC - VINTAGE ENAMEL BADGE

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Boston United v Colwyn Bay January 29th 1994 Northern Premier League

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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COLWYN BAY v WREXHAM 16TH NOVEMBER 1996 FA CUP 1ST ROUND PLAYED AT WREXHAM

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Welsh Cup Semis and Finals 1980-1989

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Grange Lane – North Ferriby United

20 Jan

North Ferriby United – 2 Colwyn Bay – 3 Football Conference North – 21st December 2013 It was the game before Christmas, And all through the house, Not a creature was sober, Not even a mouse I wasn’t sure if I was going to make the trip to Humberside to watch one of the new […]

Edgeley Park – Stockport County

3 Sep

Stockport County – 0 Colwyn Bay – 1 Football Conference North – 26th August 2013 And after the heroics of the last six games, here we go again. Colwyn Bay fought brilliantly to remain in the (now named) Skrill Conference North at the last 6 games of last season, consigning (unfortunately) Corby Town to the […]

The Greene King Stadium – Hinckley United

20 Jan

Hinckley United – 1 Colwyn Bay – 3 So ever since that defeat to Chester Colwyn Bay have been on a bit of a downturn. The early season optimism was replaced with a run of defeats that saw us slump down the table. Even a victory against Warrington Town & taking the first points off […]

The Exacta Stadium – Chester FC

7 Oct

Please Note: Due to the schoolboy error of me forgetting my camera, the pictures were taken on my mobile phone, so won’t be as good as normal, or as extensive. Sorry! Chester FC – 2 Colwyn Bay FC – 1 Football Conference North – 25th August 2012 With all due respect for the rest of […]

The Airfield – Airbus UK Broughton

28 Aug

Airbus UK Broughton – 1 Colwyn Bay – 6 Preseason Friendly – 11th August 2012 So my amazing week of sport finished with a preseason friendly against Airbus UK. After taking in the Olympic Park on Wednesday and Eton Dorney on Thursday, the Saturday saw me head down the coast from Colwyn Bay to the […]