Bangor City 2003/2004
Bangor City's opponents team for Sat 6th Sep
Phil Priestley: spent three season with Rochdale where he gained Football League experience. Spent loan spells at Scarborough and Chester City in the 2000-01 season before joining Bangor City in August 2001.
Alan Goodall: Young leftback signed from Cammell Laird after a trial period with Tranmere Rovers. A skilful and versatile player, Alan can also operate in midfield.
Eifion Jones: centreback who spent three years with Liverpool FC and then three more at Blackpool where he was a member of the first team squad and made a number of Football League appearances. Has Wales U21 Caps.
Huw Griffiths: 25 year old centreback whose consistent, powerful performances for Cefn Druids caught the eye during the 2000-01 season. Joined City in the summer of 2001 and has established as a firm favourite with the Farrar Road faithful. Suffered through injury during the 2002/2003 season. Hugh does a lot for the juniors and the soccer school.
Kenny Burgess: pacey winger signed in August 2001 from West Cheshire side Cammell Lairds. Equally at home on left and right wings where his pace and close control catch the eye.
Gareth Williams: winger who joined City in July 2002 after a season with Wrexham FC, previously appeared for Gresford Athletic.
Clayton Blackmore: experienced defender or midfielder well known for his decade at Manchester United where he won Premiership and FA Winners Medals alongside 39 International Caps for Wales. Other clubs include Middlesborough, Barnsley and Notts County.
Aled Rowlands: Bangor born Aled spent three years with Manchester City gaining 5 Welsh Under 21 Caps before moving to Irish League side Sligo Rovers. Aled joined Bangor during the summer of 1999. A skilful ball player comfortable on the wing or in central midfield. A Welsh Under 21 International.
Owain Tudur Jones: A tall gifted midfielder with a great deal of promise. Has become a regular member of the first team and attracted the attention of Premier League scouts. Has Wales youth honours.
Paul Roberts: was a goalscoring sensation for his local side Porthmadog and attracted a £15000 move to Wrexham where he gained First Team experience. City's longest serving player. A Welsh Under 21 International. Goal-scoring hero of City's UEFA Cup first-leg win over Yugoslavia's Sartid Smederevo, is about to start a come-back after a year out injured.
• With surgery on damaged knee ligaments now several months behind him, the 24-year-old striker is in training again and looking forward to getting engaged in matches. City manager Peter Davenport said: "Paul is building up his training schedule quite nicely but needs to get a bit sharper, in the sprints and the turns - and he will be back at his best." A prolific scorer earlier in his career, Roberts hit the headlines through his exceptional goals exploits as a teenager with Porthmadog - 17 strikes in as many outings.
• That goal-den spell led to Wrexham swooping for his signature in November, 1997, a spell on the Racecourse club's books as a trainee, and Wales Under-21 honours.
Lee Hunt: talented young striker signed from Helsby during the summer of 2002. Pacy and energetic, Lee was last season’s top scorer.
Ricky Evans: Powerful and highly talented midfielder whose impressive performances have attracted Football League scouts. Has LoW experience with Welshpool Town and Flint, began his career at Oldham Athletic. Joined City from TNS in August 2002.
Gary Roberts: Former Liverpool youth, Gary is a close season signing from Denbigh Town. A tricky winger with a keen eye for goal.
Peter Davenport: (Manager), moved into coaching after a long and successful career with the likes of Sunderland, Middlesborough, Notts Forest and Manchester United. Former Macclesfield manager. England International.
Steve Owen: (Coach) - Vastly experienced in the local league scene. Steve made appearances for Bangor in the Northern Premier League.
Peter Hoy: Defender and midfielder who came from Cammell Laird.
Ray Ingram: Formally from Man City, Macclesfield and recently Port Vale.
Paul Gedman: New signing from Newi Cefn Druids. Scored four goals in his second match with City.
2003-4 season transfers in:
Rae Ingram (Port Vale)
Gavin Edwards (Denbigh Town)
Gareth Roberts (Denbigh Town)
Peter Hoy (Cammell Laird)
Gary Reay (Poulton Vics)
2003-4 season transfers out:
Marc Lloyd-Williams (Aberystwyth Town)
Simon Davies (TNS)
Matthew Parry (Northwich Vics)
Chris Short (Aberywtwyth Town)
Phil Baker (Aberystwyth Town)