Danny Williams (footballer born 1979)

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Danny Williams
Personal information
Full name Danny Williams
Date of birth (1979-07-12) 12 July 1979 (age 34)
Place of birth Wrexham, Wales
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Rhos Aelwyd F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1999 Liverpool 0 (0)
1999–2001 Wrexham 40 (5)
2001 Doncaster Rovers (loan) 6 (0)
2001–2004 Kidderminster Harriers 119 (12)
2004 Chester City (loan) 5 (0)
2004 Bristol Rovers 9 (1)
2004–2008 Wrexham 126 (9)
2008–2009 Rhyl 29 (1)
2009–2010 Droylsden 9 (1)
2010–2012 Bala Town 43 (2)
2012& Denbigh Town
National team
?–2001 Wales U21 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:23, 21 August 2011 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2007

Danny Williams (born 12 July 1979 in Wrexham) is a Welsh footballer and Wales under-21 international who currently plays for Denbigh Town.

Career[edit]

Williams started his football career in 1997 at the age of 18 as a trainee at Liverpool. In 1999 other clubs started to have interest in Danny especially his own birthplace of Wrexham.

Wrexham signed Danny on 23 March 1999 making nearly 38 appearances. He was released in 2001 by manager Brian Flynn and joined Doncaster Rovers later that year, he stayed a month on loan until he was transferred to Kidderminster Harriers lasting three years at the club. In 2004 he made a few changes, returning north by joining Chester City on loan, who were on the verge of winning the Football Conference title.

However, Williams opted to join Bristol Rovers in March 2004, before returning to Wrexham a couple of months later after scoring once for Rovers against York City.[1]

Danny is the son-in-law of former Welsh international goalkeeper Brian Lloyd, who also played for Wrexham and Chester.

He was released by Wrexham in May 2008 following the club's relegation to the Football Conference,[2] and joined Welsh Premier League club Rhyl.[3]

On 18 April 2008, Rhyl became Welsh Premier League champions for the second time and Danny played a pivotal role in the run up clinching the title by making 29 appearances in the 2008–09 campaign. He scored his only goal for Rhyl in the Welsh League Cup against rivals Airbus UK Broughton with a free kick into the bottom corner of the net.

After a spell with Droylsden, Williams joined Bala Town in January 2010.[4]

In the summer of 2012 he joined Denbigh Town.[5]

In the summer of 2013 he joined Rhos Aelwyd F.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bristol Rovers 3–0 York". BBC. 27 March 2004. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Roberts and Llewellyn leave Reds". BBC Sport. 6 May 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Bicknell, Gareth (14 August 2008). "Rhyl looks to former Wrexham stars to win Welsh Premier". Daily Post (North Wales). Retrieved 14 August 2008. 
  4. ^ "Bala capture midfielder Danny Williams". welsh-premier.com. 14 January 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Danny Williams coup for ambitious Denbigh". welsh-premier.com. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 

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