Gareth Williams (English footballer)

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Gareth Williams
Personal information
Full name Gareth Williams
Date of birth (1967-03-12) 12 March 1967 (age 48)
Place of birth Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 East Cowes Victoria Athletic
1986–1987 Gosport Borough
1988–1991 Aston Villa 12 (0)
1991–1994 Barnsley 34 (6)
1992 Hull City (loan) 4 (0)
1993 Hull City (loan) 16 (2)
1994 Bournemouth 1 (0)
1994–1995 Northampton Town 50 (1)
1996–1998 Scarborough 105 (27)
1998–1999 Hull City 38 (2)
1999–2000 Scarborough 19 (0)
2000–2001 Ilkeston Town 20 (2)
2001–2002 Gainsborough Trinity
2002– Matlock Town
Teams managed
2004– Matlock Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2006-10-04.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gareth Williams, born 12 March 1967 in Newport, Isle of Wight, England is an English professional footballer who is currently one of the player-managers of Northern Premier League Premier Division side Matlock Town along with Phil Brown. He usually plays in midfield, but can also play as a winger.

He started his career in 1985, coming through the ranks at Hampshire League side East Cowes Victoria Athletic, where he stayed for a year. After an impressive season, he was snapped up by Gosport Borough. He then progressed to play professionally for league teams like Aston Villa, Barnsley, Hull City, Bournemouth, Northampton Town and Scarborough. He then went into non-league football with Ilkeston Town and Gainsborough Trinity.

Williams was originally signed by Matlock in 2002 as a player, but was made joint player-manager in 2004 after previous boss Ernie Moss left to manage Hucknall Town. Left in 2010

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