Park Avenue (Aberystwyth)

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Park Avenue
Coedlen y Parc
Park Avenue - geograph-285516.jpg
Full namePark Avenue
LocationAberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales
OwnerCeredigion County Council
Capacity5,000 (1000 seated)
Surface3G Artificial Turf
Aberystwyth Town F.C. (1907-present) Aberystwyth Town Ladies F.C.

Park Avenue (Welsh: Coedlen y Parc) (Known as Aberystwyth University Park Avenue for sponsorship purposes) is a football stadium in Aberystwyth, Wales. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Aberystwyth Town F.C.. The stadium capacity is 5,000 with 1,002 seats. The ground is adjacent to the River Rheidol and close to the shore of Cardigan Bay. The ground has a bar, named after John Charles, who played in the Wales national football team and for Leeds United F.C.. The ground has five areas: the Railway End, named after the former Carmarthen to Aberystwyth Line; the Dias Stand after a former Green Legend; the Rhun Owens Stand after a former secretary; the Shed End and the Narks Corner. The ground has hosted the final of the Welsh League Cup on eleven occasions. The club renamed the hospitality room the ‘Lolfa Emyr James’ (Emyr James Suite) after a board member who died in August 2018.[citation needed] Coordinates: 52°24′37.49″N 4°4′50.68″W / 52.4104139°N 4.0807444°W / 52.4104139; -4.0807444 George Best played for the Northern Ireland Youth Team here four days before his seventeenth birthday on May 18th, 1963.