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Bangor City
Players & Squad Numbers 2016-17

GOALKEEPER
1
 Connor Roberts
  The  St Martins (nr Oswestry) based glovesman started his career with Chirk AAAs before joining Tranmere Rovers and catching the eye of Merseyside giants Everton.
  Connor played for Everton at U18 and U21 level featuring alongside the likes of Caernarfon Town's Nathan Craig, Luke Garbutt, Ross Barkley and Jose Baxter and was capped by Wales at U19 and U21 level.
  He spent loan spells in the NPL with Burscough (under the management of Derek Goulding) and in the Conference North with Colwyn Bay before joining Cheltenham in 2012 where he made his Football League debut against Dagenham and Redbridge in May 2014.  He then joined Chester during the summer of 2014.
  In June 2014 he was called up to the senior squad by manager Chris Coleman for the friendly against Holland.

Dob
11
09
1990
13
 Antoni Sarnowski
  A promising young Polish born goalkeeper, Antoni joined Bangor during the summer of 2015 from The New Saints academy.
  Lives in the Wrexham area.

Dob
18
04
1998

DEFENCE
2
 Laurence Wilson
  The experienced Everton trainee joined City from Morecambe in August 2016.
  After leaving Goodison the left footed defender made more than 300 Football League appearances for a handful of clubs including Mansfield, Chester, Morecambe, Rotherham and Accrington Stanley.
  As a youngster he represented England at Under 17, 18 & 19 level.
Dob
10
10
1986
3
 Sam Hart   A left sided defender or midfielder Sam began his career with Preston before joining Airbus from Newcastle Town in July 2012. Despite being qualified to play for England, Scotland, Northern & Southern Ireland Sam played for Wales in the Victory Shield and other Under 16 tournaments. (Also U17 & U19)
  During his time with the Broughton club Chester born Sam made 43 Welsh Premier appearances, including eleven from the bench. Airbus often played Sam at leftback although I am told he played more in midfield as a schoolboy and youth.
Dob
29
11
1991
4
 Leon Clowes    The Chester born centreback made twenty Conference appearances for Wrexham interspersed with loan spells at Prescott Cables and Vauxhall FC.
  Leon played in the Welsh Premier before joining Bangor during a loan spell with Airbus.
  If older City fans think the name is familiar, he is the nephew of winger Lee Clowes who made some thirty odd appearances for Bangor in the 1996-97 season.
Dob
27
02
1992
6
 Anthony Miley
  Centreback Anthony Miley signed for City during the summer of 2013.
  During the 2012-13 season Anthony played for coast rivals Colwyn Bay and Conwy United having previously played for Liverpool based Bootle.
  During the 2011-12 season Anthony caught the eye in the Samsung competition to “Win a contract with Swindon Town” as he finished in the top ten out of 2500 entrees.
  He also represented winners Liverpool in the Dallas (International Youth) Cup. 

Dob
30
08
1992
18
 Caio Hywel
   Caio is a calm defender or midfielder who has graduated through the club's academy structure.
   Bangor born he has played for his local club Bethel at junior level and attended Ysgol Brynrefail in Llanrug, and is a regular member of City's Under 19 development side.
Dob
08
09
1996
20
 Paul Connolly
   Paul joined Bangor on loan from Airbus UK in November 2016.
   The experienced 33 year old Liverpudlian joined the Broughton side from Stockport County during the summer of 2016.

   Connolly came through the youth system at Plymouth Argyle and made more than 160 appearances in between 2000-2008.  He then enjoyed a two year spell with Derby County and a brief loan spell at Sheffield United, totalling 68 appearances. From 2010-13 he was with Leeds United for whom he played 58 times whilst also making four appearances on loan for Portsmouth and fifteen for Preston North End.
   He then played briefly for Millwall, Crawley and Luton before joining Stockport in 2015. His career total of Football League appearances stands at over 300.
Dob
29
09
1983
28
 Adam Pritchard
  Equally at home in defence or midfield Adam has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  Bangor born he is a regular member of the Under 19 development side.
Dob
12
10
1997

MIDFIELD
6
 Gary Roberts   Chester born Roberts joined Crewe as a sixteen year old and captained England U18s.
  He made 122 Football League appearances for The Alex between 2003-09 before joining Yeovil after a brief loan spell. After 27 league appearances for Yeovil he moved to Rotherham and then Port Vale in 2010. Another half season or so followed with Mansfield but after off field troubles Roberts linked up with Floriana of Malta before signing for Connahs Quay durng the 2014-15 season.
  He returned to Malta to play for Mosta before coming home and joining Witton Albion in 2015 switching to Nantporth during the summer of 2015.
  His English Football League appearances total stands at over 200.

Dob
04
02
1987
8
 Damien Allen
  Stockport born midfielder Damien Allen was on Manchester United's books as a schoolboy but signed for Stockport County as a 14 year old in 2000 and went on to make 57 Football League appearances for County under the management of Sammy McIlory.
  Damien moved to Royal Antwerp on loan in 2007 where he made fifteen appearances alongside the likes of Ryan Shawcross, Darron Gibson and Frazier Campbell under the management of Warren Joyce.
   In August 2007 he signed for Morecambe in the League Two and made a further twenty appearances before joining Bury and then Halifax.  Damien joined Colwyn Bay in July 2010 and signed for Bangor City in November 2011 but had to wait for his debut due to the transfer window restriction.

Dob
01
08
1986
10
 Christian Langos   A Congolese born winger Christian has been a student at the Liverpool FC Foundation Football College at Liverpool University
  Christian signed for Bangor in August 2015, his previous clubs include Liverpool based Marine.
Dob
09
03
1994
11
 Sion Edwards   Askilful left winger of midfielder Sion Edwards signed for City after his release by Wrexham FC in the summer of 2006.  At the Racecourse he gained youth and reserve experience.  
   Bangor based Sion first came into football through the respected Penrhosgarnedd youth system and
marked his first team debut with a brace of goals in the opening Welsh Premiership match of 2006-07 against NEWI Cefn Druids.
  
As the 2016-17 season gets underway Sion is the only Bangor player to have made more than 300 Welsh Premier appearances.
Dob
01
08
1987
16
 Danny Gossett
  Bangor born midfielder Danny joined Bangor during the summer of 2016.
  A trainee at Oldham Athletic he made a couple of first team appearances for The Latics before moving to Stockport County on loan.
   Upon his release from Oldham the young midfielder moved to Rhyl and then The New Saints. He has established himself in the first team at Nantporth at the heart of the blues midfield.

Dob
30
09
1994
23
 Ashley Young
  Midfielder Ashley joined Bangor from from Ashton United during the summer of 2015, where he was voted into the EvoStik Team of The Year 2014-15.
  Ashley began his career as a junior with both Burnley and Bury before gaining experience in Scottish football with Falkirk as a seventeen year old. He then had a spell in the USA with Erie Admirals and Bunbury Force in Western Australia.
  His previous non league clubs include Mossley and Nantwich Town.
Dob
14
07
1990
26
 Ifan Emlyn Jones
  A skilful and competitive midfielder Ifan has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  Ifan has represented Wales Colleges.
Dob
00
00
1900
27
 Henry Jones
  Henry joined Bangor upon his release from Swansea City in August 2016
  The skilful midfielder first linked up with The Swans as an eight year old which was a dream move for a schoolboy fan of the club.
  He impressed for the Swansea City youth side which knocked Liverpool and Portsmouth out of the FA Youth Cup in 2011-12 and caught the eye with a stunning freekick against Manchester United in that competition.
Dob
22
09
1993

FORWARDS
7
 Jamie Reed
   The Chester based striker starred for Bangor during the championship winning season of 2010-11. In a two year spell from 2009 Jamie scored 41 goals from 52 appearances.
  His goalscoring prowess took him to York, Cambridge and Chester before travelling down under to play for South Melbourne in 2014. Upon his return Jamie joined full timers TNS and spent the 2015-16 season at Llandudno and Aberystwyth scoring ten goals WP in 22 starts.
  Reed became new manager Andy Legg's first signing for the club.
Dob
13
08
1987
9
 Dan Nardiello
  An experienced former Manchester United striker, Dan joined City from Plymouth Argyle in August 2016
  After leaving Old Trafford in 2005 Dan has notched up over a hundred goals in some 300 Football League appearances for clubs including Swansea, Barnsley, QPR, Blackpool, Oldham and Bury.
  Although born in Coventry he was capped once by Wales in 2007 as a substitute for Robbie Earnshaw.
  His father Donato Nardiello also played for Wales, although both also qualified for Italy.

Dob
22
10
1982
14
 Oscar Durnin
  Oscar signed for Bangor during the summer of 2016.
  The Warrington born striker came through the youth system at Tranmere Rovers but then joined Stalybridge Celtic.  He spent a brief spell with Cefn Druids in August 2014 before moving on to Warrington Town, and has also played for Accrington Stanley and Prescot Cables.
  Oscar is the son of former Liverpool, Oxford and Portsmouth strriker John Durnin.
Dob
12
04
1995
17
 Shaun Cavanagh
  A promising young striker Shaun has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  He was leading goalscorer for the Under 19 side during the 2014-15 seson with twenty goals.
  Shaun previously played for Cae Glyn juniors, Porthmadog academy, Llewod Llanrug, Llanrug juniors, Bontnewydd juniors and Wrexham Centre of Excellence.

Dob
18
10
1997
19
 Sion Bradley
  A pacey young striker Sion first  joined City as part of the academy set up and starred for the U19s during the 2015-16 campaign.
  He joined Bangor from Bala Town and has also played for Blaenau Amateurs, Penrhyndeudraeth and Porthmadog academy
Dob
22
02
1998
20
 Alex Boss
  A pacey and skilful young striker Alex made his Welsh Premier debut for City in the opening game of the 2016-17 season.
  A prominent member of the Bangor City U19s side Alex has also played for Pentraeth in the Welsh Alliance.

Dob
09
10
1998
31
 Michael Higdon
  The 33 year old Liverpool born striker began his career at Crewe and scored ten goals from 81 appearances for the Gresty Road side between 2003-07.
  He then enjoyed six years in Scotland with Falkirk, St Mirren and Motherwell scoring 73 goals in 215 appearances.  In 2013-14 Michael spent a year in Holland with NEC Nijmegen scoring 14 goals in 32 appearances.
  He then returned home to play for Sheffield United, Oldham and finally Tranmere adding a further nine goals form 35 games.  Including the different countries played in Michael has netted 106 goals from 343 League appearances.
  A free agent since leaving Tranmere he was able to make his Bangor debut against Airbus in December
Dob
02
09
1983
91
 Rodrigo Branco
  Rodrigo joined Bangor at the start of the 2016-17 season.
  Most recently with Tennessee based Knoxville Force in the National Premier Soccer League in the USA.
  Born in Brazil Rodrigo played youth football for Sao Bernardo and Sao Paulo before arriving in England via an unsuccessful trial with Blackburn Rovers which led Fleetwood to take a chance on the young striker.
  He then played for Lancaster on loan before moving to Malta to play for Floriana in 2013.
  Rodrigo then moved to Hastings United and Horsham before moving to Knoxville for the 2015-16 season in a stay cut short by visa restriction. He is now a Portugese passport holder.
Dob
14
07
1991
Bangor City Players 2016-17




Bangor City
Players & Squad Numbers 2015-16

GOALKEEPER
27
 Connor Roberts
  The  St Martins (nr Oswestry) based glovesman started his career with Chirk AAAs before joining Tranmere Rovers and catching the eye of Merseyside giants Everton.
  Connor played for Everton at U18 and U21 level featuring alongside the likes of Caernarfon Town's Nathan Craig, Luke Garbutt, Ross Barkley and Jose Baxter and was capped by Wales at U19 and U21 level,
 He spent loan spells in the NPL with Burscough (under the management of Derek Goulding) and in the Conference North with Colwyn Bay before joining Cheltenham in 2012 where he made his Football League debut against Dagenham and Redbridge in May 2014. He then joined Chester during the summer of 2014.
 In June 2014 he was called up to the senior squad by manager Chris Coleman for the friendly against Holland.

Dob
11
09
1990
1
 Antoni Sarnowski
  A promising young Polish born goalkeeper, Antoni joined Bangor during the summer of 2015 from The New Saints academy. Lives in the Wrexham area.
Dob
18
04
1998

DEFENCE
2
 Dec Walker
  Warrington born Dec Walker made 19 appearances for Wrexham in the Conference during the 2012-13 season after progressing through the Colliers Park academy structure.
  An attack minded rightback Dec was given a professional contact at The Racecourse in July 2010 and broke into the Republic of Ireland U19s squad for the UEFA Championships a year later - only to be ruled out by injury.
  He did though appear for the Irish in both game against the Ukraine in September 2010 including a full debut appearance.

Dob
01
03
1992
3
 Sam Hart   A left sided defender or midfielder Sam began his career with Preston before joining Airbus from Newcastle Town in July 2012. Despite being qualified to play for England, Scotland, Northern & Southern Ireland Sam played for Wales in the Victory Shield and other Under 16 tournaments. (Also U17 & U19)
  During his time with the Broughton club Chester born Sam made 43 Welsh Premier appearances, including eleven from the bench. Airbus often played Sam at leftback although I am told he played more in midfield as a schoolboy and youth.
Dob
29
11
1991
4
 Leon Clowes    The Chester born centreback made sixteen appearances for the Conference club last season but was released this month after training with The Dragons during pre season. It is understood Leon turned down approaches from other Welsh Premier clubs to join City - as well as a short term offer to stay at The Racecourse.
  Leon has played in the WP before during a loan spell with Airbus and spent a similar spell across the border with Vauxhall FC.
  The 22 year old should add height to the blues defence - and if older City fans think the name is familiar, he is the nephew of winger Lee Clowes who made some thirty odd appearances for Bangor in the 1996-97 season.
Dob
27
02
1992
6
 Anthony Miley
  Centreback Anthony Miley signed for City during the summer of 2013.
  During the 2012-13 season Anthony played for coast rivals Colwyn Bay and Conwy United having previously played for Bootle.
  During the 2011-12 season Anthony entered the Samsung competition to “Win a contract with Swindon Town” and finished in the top ten out of 2500 entrees. He also represented winners Liverpool in the Dallas (International Youth) Cup. 
Dob
30
08
1992
5
 Iolo Hughes
  A promising young defender Iolo graduated to the Bangor first team squad from the academy.
  Bethel based Iolo was a regular member of the reserves side during the 2012-13 season who made his first team debut at Afan Lido in September 2013.
Dob
12
10
1995
18
 Caio Hywel
   Caio is a calm defender or midfielder who has graduated through the club's academy structure.
   Bangor born he has played for his local club Bethel at junior level and attended Ysgol Brynrefail in Llanrug, and is a regular member of City's Under 19 development side.
Dob
08
09
1996
19
 Matty Woodward
  A tall powerful defender or midfielder, Chester born Matty joined Bangor during the summer of 2015 after two seasons with coast rivals Rhyl having previously made 85 appearances in four years with Airbus.
  He also spent a very brief spell with Chester FC but did not appear for the club.
  His previous clubs include
Chester Nomads and Chester based Upton AAA who play in the West Cheshire League
Dob
14
06
1983
16
 Adam Cummins
  A tall centrehalf Adam made his debut against Llandudno and headed the first goal.
  A Liverpool born product of the Everton academy Cummings joined Mothewell as an eighteen year old and went on to make 26 appearances for the club.
  He enjoyed loan spells with Dundee, Ayr United and Stirling Albion.
Dob
03
03
1993
28
 Adam Pritchard
  Equally at home in defence or midfield Adam has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  He is a regular member of the Under 19 development side.
Dob
00
00
1900

MIDFIELD
7
 Chris Jones    A former Wrexham and Leeds United apprentice Chris Jones signed for Bangor during the summer of 2010 from local rivals Porthmadog.
   A Wales International at Under 19 & 20 level Chris spent a period on loan at Bournemouth before joining Limerick in The League of Ireland. Nefyn based he has also played in the Unibond League with Colwyn Bay and has totted up more than a hundred Welsh Premier appearances with Caernarfon, Llangefni and Porthmadog.
   Chris is a goalscoring midfielder or striker who is highly rated by the Farrar Road camp. He quickly made his mark with vital goals home and away for City in the defeat of Europa League opponents Honka Espoo in July 2010 and went on to score some crucial goals as City won the Welsh Premier League title in 2011.

Dob
09
10
1985
8
 Damien Allen
  Stockport born midfielder Damien Allen was on Manchester United's books as a schoolboy but signed for Stockport County as a 14 year old in 2000 and went on to make 57 first team appearances for County under the management of Sammy McIlory. Damien moved to Royal Antwerp on loan in 2007 where he made fifteen appearances alongside the likes of Ryan Shawcross, Darron Gibson and Frazier Campbell under the management of Warren Joyce.
   In August 2007 he signed for Morecambe in the League Two and made a further twenty appearances before joining Bury and then Halifax.  Damien joined Colwyn Bay in July 2010 and signed for Bangor City in November 2011 but had to wait for his debut due to the transfer window restriction.

Dob
01
08
1986
11
 Sion Edwards
   A skilful left winger of midfielder Sion Edwards signed for City after his release by Wrexham FC in the summer of 2006.  At the Racecourse he gained youth and reserve experience.  
   Bangor based Sion first came into football through the respected Penrhosgarnedd youth system and
marked his first team debut with a brace of goals in the opening Welsh Premiership match of 2006-07 against NEWI Cefn Druids.
   As the 2011-12 season gets underway Sion has 22 goals from 84 WP starts for City and has three Welsh Cup Winners medals and a
Welsh Premier championship winners medal to his name.
Dob
01
08
1987
14
 Sam Faulkner
  A powerful attack minded midfielder Sam has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  He was on Wrexham's books as a schoolboy

Dob
25
09
1996
20
 Ryan Edwards
  Ryan gained experience in the Cymru Alliance with Halkyn United, Flint Town United and Cefn Druids before signing for Airbus UK during the summer of 2006.  He quickly established himself and made 185 Welsh Premier starts for The Planemakers over six seasons, scoring nine goals in the process. He was the club's longest serving player at the age of 24. Ryan also represented Wales Semi Professionals at U23 level.
   During his time at Broughton Ryan played left and right fullback and occasionally in midfield.
Dob
22
06
1988
10
 Christian Langos
  A Congolese born winger Christian has been a student at the Liverpool FC Foundation Football College at Liverpool University
  Christian signed for Bangor in August 2015, his previous clubs include Liverpool based Marine.
Dob
09
03
1994
23
 Ashley Young
  Midfielder Ashley joined Bangor from from Ashton United during the summer of 2015, where he was voted into the EvoStik Team of The Year 2014-15.
  Ashley began his career as a junior with both Burnley and Bury before gaining experience in Scottish football with Falkirk as a seventeen year old. He then had a spell in the USA with Erie Admirals and Bunbury Force in Western Australia.
  His previous non league clubs include Mossley and Nantwich Town.
Dob
14
07
1990
26
 Ifan Emlyn Jones
  A skilful and competitive midfielder Ifan has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  Ifan has represented Wales Colleges.
Dob
00
00
1900

FORWARDS
9
 Poyra Ahmadi    A member of the Sheffield United side which reached the FA Youth Cup Final in 2011, Rio has since played for a number of non league clubs in the North West.
  These include Chorley, Skelmersdale United, Droylsden, Ramsbottom United and Mossley.
  The Iranian born striker grabbed the headlines earlier in 2014 when he netted hat-tricks in consecutive games for Salford City.
  Signed for Bangor during the summer of 2015.
Dob
18
01
1993
15
 Phil Warrington
  A pacey young striker Phil has youth team experience with Chester and Bolton Wanderers.
  Phil is a regular goalscorer in the Bangor U19s side.

Dob
21
12
1995
17
 Shaun Cavanagh
  A promising young striker Shaun has graduated through the club's academy structure.
  He was leading goalscorer for the Under 19 side during the 2014-15 seson with twenty goals.
  Shaun previously played for Cae Glyn juniors, Porthmadog academy, Llewod Llanrug, Llanrug juniors, Bontnewydd juniors and Wrexham Centre of Excellence.

Dob
18
10
1997
25
 Mike Elstone
  A pacey young striker Mike joined City during the summer of 2015.
  He began his career on the youth set up at Crewe Alexandra.
Dob
04
10
1998
32
 Steve Lewis
  Liverpool born striker Steve joined Bangor from Holywell in January 2016.
  He was spotted playing for Essemay FC in the Liverpool County League and earned a move to Bala Town in the Welsh Premier in January 2011. After a short stay at Bala the big striker signed for Liverpool based Marine before making his name at Rhyl in both the Cymru Alliance and Welsh Premier.
  In the summer of 2015 he joined Holywell and scored a dozen or so goals before the move to Nantporth.
Dob
10
11
1987
Bangor City Players 2015-16



Bangor City
Players & Squad Numbers 2014-15

GOALKEEPER
1
 Connor Roberts
  The  St Martins (nr Oswestry) based glovesman started his career with Chirk AAAs before joining Tranmere Rovers and catching the eye of Merseyside giants Everton.
  Connor played for Everton at U18 and U21 level featuring alongside the likes of Caernarfon Town's Nathan Craig, Luke Garbutt, Ross Barkley and Jose Baxter and was capped by Wales at U19 and U21 level,
 He spent loan spells in the NPL with Burscough (under the management of Derek Goulding) and in the Conference North with Colwyn Bay before joining Cheltenham in 2012 where he made his Football League debut against Dagenham and Redbridge in May 2014. He then joined Chester during the summer of 2014.
 In June 2014 he was called up to the senior squad by manager Chris Coleman for the friendly against Holland.

Dob
11
09
1990
13
 Nick Bould
  A promising young goalkeeper normally involved with the club's reserves, Nick broke into the first team reckoning during pre season 2013.
Dob
07
09
1995

DEFENCE
2
 Dec Walker
  Warrington born Dec Walker made 19 appearances for Wrexham in the Conference during the 2012-13 season after progressing through the Colliers Park academy structure.
  An attack minded rightback Dec was given a professional contact at The Racecourse in July 2010 and broke into the Republic of Ireland U19s squad for the UEFA Championships a year later - only to be ruled out by injury.
  He did though appear for the Irish in both game against the Ukraine in September 2010 including a full debut appearance.

Dob
01
03
1992
3
 Chris Roberts
  Left footer Chris Roberts gained Cymru Alliance experience with Buckley Town before stepping up to Unibond League side Colwyn Bay.  Chester born Chris moved to Rhyl via Cefn Druids and made more than 50 league starts at Belle Vue before signing for Bangor during the summer of 2009.
  He has quickly established himself as first choice leftback and impressed with some wholehearted performances in the opening months of the seasons. Chris picked up a Welsh Cup winners medal in May 2010 and capped this with a series of outstanding displays to earn a Welsh Premier Championship winners medal in 2011. Chris represented the club in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki at the beginning of the 2011-12 season.
Dob
14
08
1985
4
 Michael Johnston
   A Liverpool born centre back, Michael Johnston moved to Farrar Road on a loan period from Tranmere Rovers just before the September 2007 transfer window.  During the summer of 2008 he was released by Rovers and wasted no time in signing for City on a permanent basis.  
   Michael has represented Wales and Under 17 and 19 level and was voted the outstanding player in North Wales at the end of the 2007-08 season. During the 2009-10 season Michael represented Wales Under 23s (semi professional) side. He has won three successive Welsh Cup Winners medals in 2008, 09 and 10 and in 2011 added
a Welsh Premier Championship winners medal. Michael represented the club in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki at the beginning of the 2011-12 season and again in the Europa League a year later to bring his total European appearances for the City to a dozen starts - a club record.
Dob
16
12
1987
6
 Anthony Miley
  Centreback Anthony Miley signed for City during the summer of 2013.
  During the 2012-13 season Anthony played for coast rivals Colwyn Bay and Conwy United having previously played for Bootle.
  During the 2011-12 season Anthony entered the Samsung competition to “Win a contract with Swindon Town” and finished in the top ten out of 2500 entrees. He also represented winners Liverpool in the Dallas (International Youth) Cup. 
Dob
30
08
1992
16
 Iolo Hughes
  A promising young defender Iolo graduated to the Bangor first team squad from the academy.
  Bethel based Iolo was a regular member of the reserves side during the 2012-13 season who made his first team debut at Afan Lido in September 2013.
Dob
12
10
1995
17
 Sam Hart
  A left sided defender or midfielder Sam began his career with Preston before joining Airbus from Newcastle Town in July 2012. Despite being qualified to play for England, Scotland, Northern & Southern Ireland Sam played for Wales in the Victory Shield and other Under 16 tournaments. (Also U17 & U19)
  During his time with the Broughton club Chester born Sam made 43 Welsh Premier appearances, including eleven from the bench. Airbus often played Sam at leftback although I am told he played more in midfield as a schoolboy and youth.
Dob
29
11
1991
26
 Leon Clowes
  The Chester born centreback made sixteen appearances for the Conference club last season but was released this month after training with The Dragons during pre season. It is understood Leon turned down approaches from other Welsh Premier clubs to join City - as well as a short term offer to stay at The Racecourse.
  Leon has played in the WP before during a loan spell with Airbus and spent a similar spell across the border with Vauxhall FC.
  The 22 year old should add height to the blues defence - and if older City fans think the name is familiar, he is the nephew of winger Lee Clowes who made some thirty odd appearances for Bangor in the 1996-97 season.

Dob
27
02
1992

MIDFIELD
7
 Chris Jones    A former Wrexham and Leeds United apprentice Chris Jones signed for Bangor during the summer of 2010 from local rivals Porthmadog.
   A Wales International at Under 19 & 20 level Chris spent a period on loan at Bournemouth before joining Limerick in The League of Ireland. Nefyn based he has also played in the Unibond League with Colwyn Bay and has totted up more than a hundred Welsh Premier appearances with Caernarfon, Llangefni and Porthmadog.
   Chris is a goalscoring midfielder or striker who is highly rated by the Farrar Road camp. He quickly made his mark with vital goals home and away for City in the defeat of Europa League opponents Honka Espoo in July 2010 and went on to score some crucial goals as City won the Welsh Premier League title in 2011.

Dob
09
10
1985
15
 Callum Morris
  A powerful midfielder with an eye for goal, Callum joined Bangor in January 2015 .
 
Callum began his career on the academy system at Wigan Athletic but was released during the summer of 2013 and joined Tranmere Rovers.
  A year later the 6'2 Birkenhead born midfielder moved to Chester where he made a couple of substitute appearances for The Seals in the Conference this season.
Dob
12
09
1992
11
 Sion Edwards
   A skilful left winger of midfielder Sion Edwards signed for City after his release by Wrexham FC in the summer of 2006.  At the Racecourse he gained youth and reserve experience.  
   Bangor based Sion first came into football through the respected Penrhosgarnedd youth system and
marked his first team debut with a brace of goals in the opening Welsh Premiership match of 2006-07 against NEWI Cefn Druids.
   As the 2011-12 season gets underway Sion has 22 goals from 84 WP starts for City and has three Welsh Cup Winners medals and a
Welsh Premier championship winners medal to his name.
Dob
01
08
1987
19
 Damien Allen
  Stockport born midfielder Damien Allen was on Manchester United's books as a schoolboy but signed for Stockport County as a 14 year old in 2000 and went on to make 57 first team appearances for County under the management of Sammy McIlory. Damien moved to Royal Antwerp on loan in 2007 where he made fifteen appearances alongside the likes of Ryan Shawcross, Darron Gibson and Frazier Campbell under the management of Warren Joyce.
   In August 2007 he signed for Morecambe in the League Two and made a further twenty appearances before joining Bury and then Halifax.  Damien joined Colwyn Bay in July 2010 and signed for Bangor City in November 2011 but had to wait for his debut due to the transfer window restriction.

Dob
01
08
1986
20
 Ryan Edwards
  Ryan gained experience in the Cymru Alliance with Halkyn United, Flint Town United and Cefn Druids before signing for Airbus UK during the summer of 2006.  He quickly established himself and made 185 Welsh Premier starts for The Planemakers over six seasons, scoring nine goals in the process. He was the club's longest serving player at the age of 24. Ryan also represented Wales Semi Professionals at U23 level.
   During his time at Broughton Ryan played left and right fullback and occasionally in midfield.
Dob
22
06
1988

FORWARDS
9
 Les Davies    Giant left winger turned striker Les Davies re-signed for his home "town" side Bangor City in June 2007 to the delight of the blues faithful.  Les had first joined City in November 2003 after some eye catching displays for Glantraeth. However after around 50 WP appearances for Bangor he moved to Porthmadog where he netted 18 goals in 62 WP starts.  
   Les has more than 130 WP appearances for City and 195 in total, scoring in all 60 goals and has represented Wales both at Semi Professional level and Under 21 International. He has three Welsh Cup Winners medals with Bangor, securing his third in a row at Parc Y Scarlets in May 2010 after an injury disrupted season. In 2011 Les added a Welsh Premier championship winners medal to his trophy cabinet.
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8
 Liam Caddick
  Winger or striker Liam  joined Cymru Alliance side Buckley Town from Formby in 2011 and has since found goalscoring form with Burscough for whom he caught the headlines in mid December 2014 with a hatrick inside six minutes for Burscough in a 4-0 win at Kendal in the NPL.
  He joined Bangor mid season during the January 2015 transfer window.

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1989
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 Lee Healey
  The 28 year old was the Welsh Premier Player of The Month for October and goes straight into the reckoning for the Port Talbot game on Saturday afternoon.
 Lee joined Cefn Druids during the summer from Connahs Quay and has scored nine goals from ten WP starts (plus five as sub) to be the leading goalscorer at The Rock this season.
 His previous clubs include Ashville, Congleton and Droylsden.
 At Ashville his manager was Mark Rutter who was the Bangor centrehalf in the Nigel Adkins championship side.
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 Phil Warrington
  A pacey young striker Phil has youth team experience with Chester and Bolton Wanderers.
  Phil is a regular goalscorer in the Bangor U19s side.
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Bangor City Players 2014-15


Bangor City
Players & Squad Numbers 2013-14

GOALKEEPER
1
 Lee Idzi
  Brecon based Lee Idzi was with Merthyr Tydfil as a youngster but has come to prominence in the Welsh Premier.
  Merthyr born Lee is best known for four seasons with Haverfordwest County whom he joined in 2007 but after 122 WP appearances for County he moved to Neath during the 2010-11 season. Lee was recognised as the oustanding goalkeeper in the league by the WP managers and featured in the end of season "select" side. He has also represented the Wales Semi Professional side.
  He joined Bangor during the summer of 2011 and appeared in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki which proved to be something of a baptism of fire! At the start of the 2013-14 campaign Lee has 194 Welsh Premier appearances (all starts) including 64 for Bangor.
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13
 Nick Bould
  A promising young goalkeeper normally involved with the club's reserves, Nick broke into the first team reckoning during pre season 2013.
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1995

DEFENCE
2
 Dec Walker
  Warrington born Dec Walker made 19 appearances for Wrexham in the Conference during the 2012-13 season after progressing through the Colliers Park academy structure.
  An attack minded rightback Dec was given a professional contact at The Racecourse in July 2010 and broke into the Republic of Ireland U19s squad for the UEFA Championships a year later - only to be ruled out by injury.
  He did though appear for the Irish in both game against the Ukraine in September 2010 including a full debut appearance.

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3
 Chris Roberts
  Left footer Chris Roberts gained Cymru Alliance experience with Buckley Town before stepping up to Unibond League side Colwyn Bay.  Chester born Chris moved to Rhyl via Cefn Druids and made more than 50 league starts at Belle Vue before signing for Bangor during the summer of 2009.
  He has quickly established himself as first choice leftback and impressed with some wholehearted performances in the opening months of the seasons. Chris picked up a Welsh Cup winners medal in May 2010 and capped this with a series of outstanding displays to earn a Welsh Premier Championship winners medal in 2011. Chris represented the club in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki at the beginning of the 2011-12 season.
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4
 Michael Johnston
   A Liverpool born centre back, Michael Johnston moved to Farrar Road on a loan period from Tranmere Rovers just before the September 2007 transfer window.  During the summer of 2008 he was released by Rovers and wasted no time in signing for City on a permanent basis.  
   Michael has represented Wales and Under 17 and 19 level and was voted the outstanding player in North Wales at the end of the 2007-08 season. During the 2009-10 season Michael represented Wales Under 23s (semi professional) side. He has won three successive Welsh Cup Winners medals in 2008, 09 and 10 and in 2011 added
a Welsh Premier Championship winners medal. Michael represented the club in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki at the beginning of the 2011-12 season and again in the Europa League a year later to bring his total European appearances for the City to a dozen starts - a club record.
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1987
5
 Jamie Brewerton
   St Asaph born defender Jamie Brewerton has previously played for Conwy United and Llandudno and spent close to a decade with coast rivals Rhyl.
   Brewerton, capped by Wales at Under 18 level, made some 200 WP appearances for Rhyl but missed the entire 2006-07 season with knee ligament problems.  Jamie joined Bangor during the summer of 2008 and
has won three successive Welsh Cup Winners medals in 2008, 09 and 10 and in 2011 added a Welsh Premier Championship winners medal. Jamie represented the club in the Champions League matches against HJK Helsinki at the beginning of the 2011-12 season and again in the Europa League a year later to bring his total European appearances for the City to a eleven, which when added to twelve with Rhyl reach a total of 23, the fourth highest total of any WP player.
   Suffered a serious injury at the start of the 2013-14 season.
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1979
6
 Anthony Miley
  Centreback Anthony Miley signed for City during the summer of 2013.
  During the 2012-13 season Anthony played for coast rivals Colwyn Bay and Conwy United having previously played for Bootle.
  During the 2011-12 season Anthony entered the Samsung competition to “Win a contract with Swindon Town” and finished in the top ten out of 2500 entrees. He also represented winners Liverpool in the Dallas (International Youth) Cup. 
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1992
14
 Joe Culshaw
  A former Wrexham youngster Joe Culshaw comes from Carrog near Corwen.
  He also came through the Racecourse club's academy system but was released as a teenager to join Morecambe, a step up from the Conference to Football League.
  Defender Joe spent part of last season in the Cymru Alliance with Cefn Druids whilst on loan from Northern Premier League side Lancaster.
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1993
16
 Iolo Hughes
  A promising young defender Iolo graduated to the Bangor first team squad from the academy.
  Bethel based Iolo was a regular member of the reserves side during the 2012-13 season who made his first team debut at Afan Lido in September 2013.
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1995
18
 Luke Gibson
  A tall young centreback Luke joined Bangor from Atherton Labernum in Auugst 2013.
  He made his debut in the Welsh Premier fixture a Newtown on 24th Augst 2013.

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22  Corey Jones   Bangor born Corey can play in defence or midfield.
  He rejoined City in January 2013 from Conwy Borough having previously played for Penrhosgarnedd in the Bangor area.
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1994

 Gerwyn Jones
  Bangor born Gerwyn can play in defence or midfield.
  A former Tranmere Rovers youngster Gerwyn played for the Prenton club's youth and reserve sides whilst also representing Wales at Under 16, 17 and 18 level.

  Upon his release by Tranmere he took up a football scholarship opportunity with Loyola University in Maryland before joining DC United. Gerwyn was an outstanding player for his University side earning recognition for representative sides year on year.
  He then joined Washinton based DC United before returning home and briefly linking up with Caernarfon Town.

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01
1991

MIDFIELD
7
 Chris Jones    A former Wrexham and Leeds United apprentice Chris Jones signed for Bangor during the summer of 2010 from local rivals Porthmadog.
   A Wales International at Under 19 & 20 level Chris spent a period on loan at Bournemouth before joining Limerick in The League of Ireland. Nefyn based he has also played in the Unibond League with Colwyn Bay and has totted up more than a hundred Welsh Premier appearances with Caernarfon, Llangefni and Porthmadog.
   Chris is a goalscoring midfielder or striker who is highly rated by the Farrar Road camp. He quickly made his mark with vital goals home and away for City in the defeat of Europa League opponents Honka Espoo in July 2010 and went on to score some crucial goals as City won the Welsh Premier League title in 2011.

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1985
8
 Rob Jones
  Attack minded midfielder Rob Jones joined Bangor from Connahs Quay during the summer of 2013.
  Chester born Rob joined The Nomads from Castrol Social in January 2010 and has scored three goals from thirty four starts for the Deeside club.
  He is willing and able to run at and through defences to good effect and has a reputation as a free kick specialist.
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06
1989
11
 Sion Edwards
   A skilful left winger of midfielder Sion Edwards signed for City after his release by Wrexham FC in the summer of 2006.  At the Racecourse he gained youth and reserve experience.  
   Bangor based Sion first came into football through the respected Penrhosgarnedd youth system and
marked his first team debut with a brace of goals in the opening Welsh Premiership match of 2006-07 against NEWI Cefn Druids.
   As the 2011-12 season gets underway Sion has 22 goals from 84 WP starts for City and has three Welsh Cup Winners medals and a
Welsh Premier championship winners medal to his name.
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1987
19
 Damien Allen
  Stockport born midfielder Damien Allen was on Manchester United's books as a schoolboy but signed for Stockport County as a 14 year old in 2000 and went on to make 57 first team appearances for County under the management of Sammy McIlory. Damien moved to Royal Antwerp on loan in 2007 where he made fifteen appearances alongside the likes of Ryan Shawcross, Darron Gibson and Frazier Campbell under the management of Warren Joyce.
   In August 2007 he signed for Morecambe in the League Two and made a further twenty appearances before joining Bury and then Halifax.  Damien joined Colwyn Bay in July 2010 and signed for Bangor City in November 2011 but had to wait for his debut due to the transfer window restriction.

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08
1986
20
 Ryan Edwards
  Ryan gained experience in the Cymru Alliance with Halkyn United, Flint Town United and Cefn Druids before signing for Airbus UK during the summer of 2006.  He quickly established himself and made 185 Welsh Premier starts for The Planemakers over six seasons, scoring nine goals in the process. He was the club's longest serving player at the age of 24. Ryan also represented Wales Semi Professionals at U23 level.
   During his time at Broughton Ryan played left and right fullback and occasionally in midfield.
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1988

FORWARDS
9
 Les Davies    Giant left winger turned striker Les Davies re-signed for his home "town" side Bangor City in June 2007 to the delight of the blues faithful.  Les had first joined City in November 2003 after some eye catching displays for Glantraeth. However after around 50 WP appearances for Bangor he moved to Porthmadog where he netted 18 goals in 62 WP starts.  
   Les has more than 130 WP appearances for City and 195 in total, scoring in all 60 goals and has represented Wales both at Semi Professional level and Under 21 International. He has three Welsh Cup Winners medals with Bangor, securing his third in a row at Parc Y Scarlets in May 2010 after an injury disrupted season. In 2011 Les added a Welsh Premier championship winners medal to his trophy cabinet.
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10
1984
10
 Jamie Petrie
  Winger or striker Jamie Petrie played for Connahs Quay in two spells, the first in 2007 after signing from Congleton Town.
  He returned to the English pyramid to play for the likes of Middlewich and Knutsford before returning to Deeside and enjoying his best ever season 2012-13 top scoring with 13 goals from 32 Welsh Premier appearances.
  Jamie is a hardworking forward with an eye for a goal.

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15
 Jamie McDaid
  Bangor born but Caernarfon based Jamie joined Bangor in October 2012, initially as a youth player.
  A powerful and hard running forward Jamie has played in the Cymru Alliance for Porthmadog whilst also turning out for Caernarfon Town and Holyhead.
  He has represented the Wales U18 Semi Professional side in Wexford, Ireland in February 2012 and scored a hatrick for Wales Colleges against England.
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03
1994
21
 John Littlemore
  A goalscoring forward John was a member of the Bangor City youth and reserve side who graduated to the first team squad during pre season 2013.
  John previously played for Anglesey based Bro Goronwy and has represented Wales Schools at Under 18 level.
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12
1994
Bangor City Players 2013-14