Albion Rovers F.C. (Newport)
|Full name||Albion Rovers Football Club|
|Ground||Kimberley Park, Newport|
|League||Welsh Football League Division Two|
|2018–19||Welsh Football League Division Three, 14th (of 16)|
The team was formed by Scottish coalminers who moved to Newport for work in 1937. They named the team after Albion Rovers of their homeland in Coatbridge. They currently play at Crindau Park (also known as Kimberley Park) but have also shared Newport Stadium with Newport County.
Famous ex-players include Nathan Blake, Neil Swift, Tim Coleman, Sean Hamill, Bobby Campbell, Mike Harris, Kevin Hole, Michael Herbert. During the mid 1970s Peter Nicholas (Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Wales) and Tony Pulis (Premier League manager) also played for the Albion.
The club returned to the Welsh Football League in 2018 after 14 years by winning promotion.
- "Premier date for Albion". South Wales Argus. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
- "Albion Rovers 0 Stoke City 9". stokecityfc.com. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 24 July 2010.
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