Football in Plymouth
|| With plenty of
grass football pitches, a number all-weather pitches,
and a Coca Cola Championship side to choose from, Plymouth
has plenty to offer today’s footy fans.
If you want a friendly five-a-side or even 11-a-side game then check out the facilities at Brickfields Recreation
which has both an adult’s and junior’s grass
Also worth a look is the Manadon Football Development
where you’ll find a floodlit all-weather pitch that has been recently refurbished in partnership
with FIFA to give the people of Plymouth a top class community
For those who just want a casual kick about with family
and friends there are numerous public parks in Plymouth
offering plenty of space for you to enjoy a game of soccer.
Among them is Central Park [map] in the Milehouse area of the city. Along with a couple
of football pitches, the park also boasts a small golf
course, picturesque gardens and children’s
The city’s professional team is Plymouth
Argyle FC, which currently plays in the newly formed Coca Cola Championship league alongside the likes of Leeds United and Crystal Palace.
To show your support for The Pilgrims or to get the latest
training gear for your own football exploits, head to
one of the many sports shops in the city centre, including JJB Sports, which sells a wide selection of football
clothing and accessories.