Ynys (Aberdare)

The Athletic Ground, also known as Aberdare Stadium and the Ynys Stadium, was a mixed sports venue in Aberdare, Wales, which was predominantly used for football. It was the home of Aberdare Athletic, who were members of the English Football League between 1921 and 1927.[1][2] For a single season (1908–1909) it was the home of short-lived pioneer rugby league team, Aberdare.[3]

The Ynys
Yr Ynys
Former namesAberdare Athletic Ground
LocationAberdare, Wales
Coordinates51.7127°N 3.4374°W / 51.7127; -3.4374
Record attendance22,584
SurfaceGrass
Opened1893
Tenants
Aberdare RFC
1890–present
Aberdare Athletic F.C.
1893–1928
Aberdare RLFC
1908–1909
Aberdare CC
1968–present
Aberdare Valley AAC
2008–present

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