|Players & Squad Numbers 2017-18|
|| 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.
|| Matthew Hall
A promising young goalkeeper who was on the West Bromich Albion academy Matthew joined Bangor in January 2017.
Wordsley bborn Matt was a regular member of the Baggies U18 set up and had trained with the first team squad.
|| Tom Kennedy
defender Tom Kennedy has joined City from Fylde. The Bury born
left footer is the nephew of former Liverpool leftpeg Alan Kennedy and
son of Bury defender Keith Kennedy.
Tom spent the first eight years of his career, from 2002-2010 with Bury and the Rochdale whom he joined in 2007. In total he made 280 League appearances which were roughly evenly divided between the Lancashire clubs. In 2010 he joinedLeicester and made half a dozen Premiership appearances but also spent time on loan at Rochdale and Peterborough before moving to Barnsley in 2012.
Two years and 68 appearances later he returned to Rochdale, spent brief loan spells with Bury and Blackpool totting up a career total of more than 400 Football League appearances.
Tom joined Fylde in 2016 where he made 38 appearances in the National League North.
|| 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.
|| Cai Owen
very promising young defender who has progressed through the club's
youth system Cai signed professional forms ahead of the 2017-18
Cai has represented Welsh Colleges U18 squad in the Roma Caput Mundi tournament.
|| Danny Holmes
|| An experienced defender Danny joined City in July 2017 after leaving York City.
The Birkenhead born defender began his career with Tranmere Rovers but it was a two year spell with TNS in the Welsh Premier which City fans maywell remember. He left Park Hall in 2011 to rejoined Tranmere and made 133 League appearances in a four year stay.
Since 2015 Danny has played for Newport County in League Two along with Fylde in the National League North and most recently York City in the National League.
His last game for The Minstermen was in the FA Trophy win over Macclesfield at Wembley.
The 28 year old is the younger brother of Tommy Holmes who played for TNS, Airbus & Prestatyn. Their older brother Jamie also played in the WP for Connahs Quay.
|| Joel Bembo Leta
|| A powerful defender Joel was
born in the Democratic Republic of Congo but has played for a host of
clubs in the North West including Altrincham, FC United, Mossley,
Colwyn Bay, Marine, Buxton and Droylsden.
Manchester based Joel made more than 150 first team appearances for Stalybridge Celtic after graduating through their youth system
||Laurence Wilson|| The experienced former 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.
|| 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.
|| Gethin Thomas
|| A product of the club's academy set up Gethin has featured in several first team match day squads since Christmas 2017.
The Llanrug based youngster made his Bangor City first team debut in the Welsh Cup quarter final at Nantporth against Penydarren in March 2018.
|| Luke Wall
|| Twenty year old Liverpool born Wall came through the academy at Blackburn Rovers and joined Accrington Stanley in 2016.
He spent the 2016-17 season out on loan at Skelmersdale, Clitheroe and Marine in the Northern Premier League.
|| Gary Taylor Fletcher
hugely experienced Widnes born striker Gary began his career with
Northwich Victoria in 1999 and has since played and scored at the five
highest levels of English football.
These include Hull, Leyton Orient, Dagenham & Redbrige, Lincoln, Huddersfield, Blackpool, Leicster and Tranmere Rovers. During a six year spell with Blackpool from 2007-13 he scored the club's first goal in the Premier League in a 4-0 opening day win over Wigan in August 2010.
Gary joined Bangor from Accrington Stanley in January 2017 and was player manager for the final months of the season following the departure of Ian Dawes.
|| Alex Darlington
|| A Wrexham born attacker Alex came through the ranks at his home town club but left after serious injury.
He then embarked upon a lengthy spell with TNS where he scored 94 WP goals from 144 starts (plus 90 sub) whilst winning numerous League and Cup medals.
Alex has been capped by Wales Semi Pro U23s on several occasions.
|| 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.
|| Brayden Shaw
|| A tall powerful attacking midfielder Brayden initially joined City on loan from Accrington Stanley during the summer of 2016.
In January 2017 he returned to Stanley but after a handful of first team appearances opted to return to Nantporth on a permanent basis in July 2017 for what was described as a club record fee for Bangor.
|| Steven Hewitt
|| Midfielder Steven was
born in Wythenshawe (Manchester) and played for Blackburn Robers and
then Stockport County as a school boy before signing a two year academy
deal with Burnley in 2010.
After loan spells with Alfreton and then Southport Steven signed for Chester in 2015 and later the same season made the short journey to Southport. He signed a one year deal with Accrington in League Two last summer and made 14 first team appearances before his release last month.
|| Guto Williams
|| A talented youngster Guto is a member of the Under 19s Development side who has broken into the first team squad.
Abergele based Guto can play at centreback or in midfield.
|| Yves Zama
|| Yves joined Bangor from Ramsbottom United in January 2018.
The Ivory Coast born attacker has previouly played for Hesketh Bank, Nelson, Bacup Borough and Burscough. He also spent a brief spell with Southport.
|| Dean Rittenberg
England U18 International Dean came through the youth system at
Blackburn Rovers where he was a member of the reserve squad before
gaining first team experience during a loan spell with Conference North
In January 2017 he joined Bangor on a permanent basis.
|| George Harry
|| Wirral based marksman made half a dozen National League appearances for Wrexham last season.
He made his debut as a substitute against Southport on Boxing Day 2016.
In total he made five appearances, two starts and three off the bench, scoring once from the penalty spot against Torquay.
| Sam Jones
hugely promsing young striker Sam was promoted to the first team squad
during the 2017-18 season after scoring prolifically for the U19 side.
Bangor born Sam joined the City academy set up from local junior side Menai Bridge Tigers.
|Bangor City Players 2017-18|