Anglesey League top goalscorers for 2019/20 (All comps)

* Please note this is the number of goals scored in all competitions. Goals scored in league only are in brackets ()

Simon Kay (Mountain Rangers) – 13 goals (10)

PICTURE: Mountain Rangers FC

Rangers skipper, 35, who has previously played in the Welsh Premier League.

The central midfielder is a highly-experienced player who has appeared at all levels of football in North Wales and has brought a wealth of knowledge, influence and talent along with him to Cae’r Gors this season.

His contribution in terms of goals was vital in helping his club finish as runners-up as the season came to an abrupt end in May.

Curt Williams (Holyhead Hotspur Res) – 13 goals (9)

PICTURE: Chriz Will/Eye in the Sky photography

Returned from a long-term injury with a bang by scoring a perfect (left foot, right foot, header) hat-trick in an 8-1 win against Llandegfan at the start of the season.

From there on out, the forward continued to score goals for Tom Scott’s side and ends the campaign as the club’s top scorer. And I’m sure that once he is fully fit, Williams will be an even finer addition to the team.

Ben Wright (Cefni) – 13 goals (9)

PICTURE: Wynne Evans

My ‘Unsung Hero’ for 2018/19 once again proved just how good he can be in the campaign just been.

Cefni were hit with an 18 point deduction during the season, which ultimately saw them finish bottom of the table. However, Wright was pivotal in helping the club get back into credit and eventually finish on four points (which could have been 22 of course).

The central midfielder is a real joy to watch on the ball and can change a game on his own at times. He’s been with the club since it formed in the summer of 2018 and it’s fair to say that they have themselves a very good player there.

Keenan Downey (Cemaes Bay) – 15 goals (13)

PICTURE: Edryd Jones.

The highest-scoring midfielder in the division for 2019/20 and it’s really not hard to see why as he is a top, top talent.

23-year-old Downey, who is a product of the Cemaes Bay youth academy, returned to School Lane last summer alongside many other former players. He had spent time away in the Welsh Alliance with Bodedern Athletic and that experience he has well and truly showed on the pitch this season.

The energetic centre mid bagged 15 goals in all competitions and led The Bay to the league title in the very last season of the Anglesey League in its current form.

Luke Allaway (Bodorgan) – 18 goals (8)

PICTURE: Wynne Evans

Has been a great servant to Bod over the last few years, notching up 18 (2016/17), 28 (17/18) and 16 (18/19) goals before racking up a further 18 in 2019/20, giving him a total of 80 goals for the club in the Anglesey League.

The tall forward is known for getting to those headers first, with Bod’s narrow Cae Cob pitch allowing for long throws to reach him quite easily too. But, he’s also great with his feet too as he’s proven time and time again.

He has consistently finished in the top scorers pile in the AL and deserves some credit for his efforts over the years.

Andy Williams (Cemaes Bay) – 19 goals (12)

PICTURE: Edryd Jones

Highly experienced forward who arrived at Cemaes last summer, having spent several years at Bro Goronwy, where he scored 149 goals in just 177 matches and became a true club legend in the process.

The 38-year-old has once again proved his goalscoring prowess this season by netting 19 goals for Cemaes, despite not playing all that often.

He’s undoubtedly one of the best forwards to grace the island in the last decade and he’s showing no signs of slowing down just yet.

Steven Whittaker (Cemaes Bay) – 39 goals (27)

PICTURE: Edryd Jones.

Another one who’s been one of the island’s greatest goalscorers in recent times, ‘Tyco’ returned to Cemaes last summer and was always going to go on and score goals.

Like team-mate Downey, Whittaker had also spent time away in the Welsh Alliance with Bodedern Athletic, even helping the club earn promotion from WA1 to WA2.

This season, the now 32-year-old has been in great form, racking up 39 goals in total – just four off his personal best in a season. Had he not been injured for parts of the campaign, and had it not come to an early end, I’m sure he’d have surpassed the 50 goal mark.

Scott Hughes (Arriva Bangor) – 41 goals (21)

PICTURE: Darren Jones.

This year marked three seasons of playing in the Anglesey League for Arriva and three years too for their prolific striker.

Having hit 46 in 2017/18 and 60 in 2018/19, Hughes looked certain to go on and hit another 50+ this season but unfortunately sustained a few injuries, including one which kept him out for weeks just before the season was suspended.

Despite that though, he still managed a more-than-respectable 41 goals in all competitions and once again caused havoc to many a defender in the division. His pace and finishing make him one of the best around and he’s a great player to watch when he really gets going.

Sam Williams (Mountain Rangers) – 45 goals (33)

PICTURE: Mike Pleming.

Your 2019/20 Anglesey League top scorer (in both just the league and in all comps!).

Williams, who has played for the likes of Llanrug United in the past, was in inspired form throughout until picking up an injury in early January which kept him out for the rest of the season.

His finest moment, and indeed the moment that set him apart from the rest of the goal-scoring pack came when he netted TWELVE goals in a 16-0 demolition of Cefni in January. This was a record (I believe) for the number of goals scored by a player in the division and may even be a record for the whole of North Wales (although this is not confirmed).

As a result, ‘Ziggy’ as he’s known, has come out on top and earned himself the Golden Boot – becoming the first player from a non-Anglesey based side to do that in the Anglesey League for a very long time.

Congratulations Sam!

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