Newtown Football Club chairman Nick Evans has called upon townspeople to support the club.

The JD Cymru Premier club's attendances have disappointed this season despite the town's population of around 12,000 people and its rich football history.

Many football fans from Powys have lost interest in the JD Cymru Premier due to the repetitive format and mid-season split which has seen average gates dwindle over the past decade.

The Robins have won their last six games and sit third in the table ahead of Saturday's visit from Caernarfon Town.


In contrast the north Wales visitors will arrive with a bumper following despite its lack of silverware and European qualification.

Chairman Nick Evans is urging local supporters to rally behind the team and cheer on the Robins in what promises to be a great game.

He said: "The ‘Cofi Army’ will be in attendance in large numbers shouting on their beloved Canaries as these two teams battle for third place in the league and it would be great to have a large and vocal home following.

"The match kicks off at Latham Park this Saturday at 2.30. Admission cost is by far the best value in the league at only £5 for adults. We really look forward to welcoming you to the game."