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20 of the latest North Wales football transfers in the January window

Craig Moore on the ball for Bryngwran Bulls last season. Picture: Wynne Evans

1 Craig Moore (Holyhead Hotspur to Trearddur Bay Bulls)

Craig Moore with his new Trearddur Bay Bulls shirt


Netted a career-best 57 goals last season for Anglesey League champions Bryngwran Bulls.
Signed for Holyhead Hotspur this term, scoring 13 times between the first and reserve teams, but now renews acquaintances with managers Richard Owen and Carwyn Jones at Trearddur Bay Bulls (who were known as Bryngwran last season).
The prolific 28-year-old Moore has also played for Trearddur Bay United, Glantraeth, Bodedern Athletic and Holyhead Town.
His career goals tally is around the 250-mark, having been top-scorer for Trearddur in both 2013/14 and 2014/15 (31 and 29 goals respectively).
The following campaign he was a member of the Bay squad which landed the Welsh Alliance Division One title at the first attempt.
Craig has also won the Gwynedd League title and Bob Owen Memorial Shield with Bodedern, as well as the Elias Cup with Holyhead Town.

2 Hugo Colace (Mons Calpe to Bangor City)

Hugo Colace has joined Bangor City. Photo: Bangor City Facebook page

Former Barnsley midfielder Colace was Bangor’s first signing of the January transfer window.
The 35-year old Argentine made 101 appearances at Oakwell between 2008-11 and has also played at French side AJ Auxerre and Serie A club Flamengo,
In 2003, Colace captained the Argentine national Under-20 team in the FIFA World Youth Championship. In the tournament he played alongside the likes of Carlos Tevez, Javier Mascherano and Ballon D’Or winner Lionel Messi.

3 Casey Williams (Holyhead Town to Caergybi)

Quality defender who can also play in midfield. Calm on the ball, fine passer. A calming player who can slow the game down if needed or pick out a killer pass to win a game.

Brothers Casey (left) and Liam Williams

4 Liam Williams (Holyhead Town to Caergybi)

Classy playmaker, deadly from set pieces with the ability to score some quality goals from long range. Can also play centre-back.

5 Sion Parry (Porthmadog to Bangor 1876)

Sion Parry

Parry scored 49 goals for Welsh Alliance Reserves Division champions Porthmadog last season, and has net-finding form with the first team at Y Traeth.
As well as playing at Port, he has bagged more than 100 goals for Llanystumdwy and found the net 277 times in 232 games during seven years of playing senior football.

6 Jordie Murphy (Holyhead Town to Llangefni Town)

Okay this is a few years old, but still nice to look back at a time when the Murphy brothers all played for the same team. Jordie is furthest left


Great signing for Cymru North club Llangefni.
Attacking player Murphy has been an outstanding performer for the likes of Morawelon, Holyhead Town and Trearddur Bay United over the years, scoring more than his fair share of goals.

7 Gary Jo Owen (Holyhead Town to Caergybi)

Gary Jo Owen is back at Caergybi

Prolific striker who first time around bagged a very impressive 62 goals in just 24 games for Caergybi before moving up the leagues. Started this season on fire at Holyhead Town alongside Asa Thomas up front.

8 Aaron Edwards (Gresford Athletic to Rhostyllen)

Aaron Edwards is back at Rhostyllen

Journeyman striker returns to Welsh National League high-flyers after spell with Gresford in Cymru North.
Powerful striker who holds the ball up well and brings others into the game. Other ex-clubs include Guilsfield, Flint, Brymbo, Lex, Llangollen, Druids, Llangefni and Penycae.

9 Ryan Pope (Llanfairfechan Town to Bangor 1876)

Former Liverpool and Wrexham academy player joins Bangor 1876 from Llanfairfechan.
The 20 year-old midfielder also played with North Wales sides Penrhyn Bay and Conwy Borough before moving to Llanfair.

10 Sion Thomas (Holyhead Town to Caergybi)

Can play in many positions. Gives his all and battles till the end, playing either in the back or midfield.
Caergybi manager Dale Moffat said: “He is a massive signing and massive boost to our squad, a player we have been looking at for some time and tried to get at the beginning of the season.”

11 Luis Teles (Bethesda Athletic to Bangor City)

Attacking midfielder Teles is City’s third signing of the January transfer window.

12 Gareth Barker (to Menai Bridge Tigers)

Goal-getter supreme Barker returns to the Tigers after a long absence.
He suffered a season-ending injury 18 months ago but is now back to fitness and ready to help the Tigers in the second half of the campaign. A prolific goal scorer for the club over the years which have seen him win countless trophies.

13 Harvey Ellis (Airbus to Gresford Athletic)

Nineteen-year-old who had appeared twice for the Wingmakers this season has now moved permanently to Cymru North outfit Gresford.
Central midfielder whose talents have developed through the Airbus academy.

14 Jordan Barrow (to Flint Town United)

Experienced midfielder who has played for a number of clubs in Welsh football, including Cefn Druids, Airbus, Caernarfon Town and Denbigh Town.
Former Everton prospect now aims to boost Flint’s Cymru North title challenge. The 26-year-old will be eligible for selection on Saturday subject to international clearance.

15 Joe Caven (Bodedern Athletic to Trearddur Bay Bulls)

A player that can operate in many positions, but mainly at centre-back or left-back.
Big signing to bolster the Bulls squad, he bring calmness on the ball, very good distribution and a productive engine.
Caven has been in the sights of the Trearddur management for some time.

16 Sam Kakari (Brickfield Rangers to Brymbo)

Left-back Kakari has joined Welsh National League Premier Division title chasers Brymbo from struggling Brickfield Rangers.
Kakari is currently a student at the Robbie Fowler Academy and is seen by the Steelmen as a great capture.

17 Brendun Hogan (to Menai Bridge Tigers)

Tigers are pleased to announce Hogan has returned to the club after 10 years.
Since playing for the Tigers as a 16 year old he has gone on to represent some top teams such as Holyhead Hotspur and Glantraeth and featured for Anglesey at the Island Games. An attacking full-back with a wand of a right foot.

18 Leeroy Parry (Holyhead Town to Caergybi)

A player with higher league experience at Holyhead Town, versatile with the ability to play in a number of positions on the wing in midfield or up top.

19 Alex Boss (Aberystwyth Town to Bangor City)

Alex Boss (blue) in a previous spell at Bangor. Picture: Andre Pepper @eventphotowales


Speedy 21-year-old returns to Bangor following a spell at Aberystwyth Town in the Cymru Premier.
Boss has also played for Holyhead Hotspur and was part of the Ynys Mon squad which won the 2019 Inter-Island Games.

20 Marvin Pritchard (Llanrug United to Llangefni Town)

Marvin (centre) celebrates winning the Cookson Cup with Llangefni last season with team-mates Kevin Lloyd and Alan Mark Owen before the trio moved to Llanrug United. Picture: Dai Sinclair.


A double winner with Welsh Alliance champions Llangefni last season, Pritchard returns to Talwrn Road.
Strong and powerful midfielder, Pritchard has played for Llanrug this term and is also well-known for his abilities in martial arts, where he is a British champion kickboxer.

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