We take a quick look at Bodmin Town
IN BRIEF – BODMIN TOWN
FIXTURE:Bodmin Town v Port Vale
DATE: JulyrdWednesday 23
Vale’s short tour of Cornwall continues with their sixth pre-season game – a match against Bodmin Town at their Priory Park ground.
Bodmin Town have a long history, having been formed way back in 1889.In more recent times, they joined the South Western League in 1953, finishing as high as fourth in 1958 before resigning in order to join the East Cornwall Premier League.
The 1954–55 season saw the club make its debut in the FA Cup getting to the first qualifying round.
The club returned to the South Western League seven years later and continued to compete in that league until 2007, when they became a founding member of the South West Peninsula League.
Since joining the South West Peninsula League the club has managed to dominate it by winning 4 championships and coming Runners-up twice, therefore not finishing outside of the top two since the league began.
The 2012–13 season saw the club win the South West Peninsula League for the fourth time and completed a treble by winning the Throgmorton Cup and Cornwall Senior Cup.
SAT NAV:PL31 2AE
FROM THE A30 EAST(LAUNCESTON ROAD), leave the dual-carriageway at the junction signposted BODMIN. Follow the road past industrial estates on left and right of road, past Asda on on right. At bottom of hill turn right. Turn left at mini-roundabout, then left again at traffic lights. Go to the end of the car park where the ground is situated with car parking overlooking the pitch.
FROM THE A38 (LISKEARD ROAD). Pass junction for A30 on left, take 2nd exit at roundabout, pass new Police Station on right, then 2nd exit at mini-roundabout (Morrisons). Then left at next miniroundabout, left at traffic lights into car park (as above)