PICTURE by Edryd Jones.
A VETERAN forward who may be approaching the 40-year-old mark but is showing absolutely no signs of slowing down as he picked up another 19 goals in all competitions for Anglesey League champions Cemaes Bay in 2019/20.
Williams first made a name for himself at Cemaes’ arch-rivals Amlwch Town, having transferred there from then Sunday League side Pentraeth. He went on to hit 145 goals in just five seasons at Lon Bach under manager Nigel Ault during a successful part of the club’s history.
But it could be argued that it was during his time at Bro Goronwy that Williams, really became a well-known figure on the local footballing scene. He made the switch to Cemaes from Bro last season, but it is still at Cae Nerys that he will always be held in high regard by all involved there.
Having turned from being a winger into a forward as a 33-year-old in 2014/15, it turned out to be one of the best decisions both Williams and the club could have possibly made. After that campaign, he went on to bang in 106 goals.
Last season was no different for the lethal frontman, as he finished up as the Bay’s second top scorer with 19 goals, with only the prolific Steven Whittaker outscoring him with 39 goals.
When the next season eventually kicks off, Williams will be reunited with a familiar face – Lee Potter – who was his manager for several seasons at Bro Goronwy and will be taking charge of Cemaes with Darren Thomas and Alan Gray in 2020/21.