Alun Gwilym Williams
Date of Birth
Teams you have played for
Bontnewydd – this will be my 26th season playing for the club at all age grades.
Most memorable game played in
In Bont’s first season back in senior football in 2004-05 we had to win at home on the last day of the season and did so 4-0 to beat Caernarfon Borough to the Caernarfon and District League title on goal difference.
Biggest highlight of football career so far
Winning the Safelue Shield back to back as player-manager was special.
Best goal scored
A hat-trick away against Llanllyfni back in their Gwynedd League days was special – always a tough place to go.
Strengths to your game
Aerial ability. Used to be my speed, not so much these days!!
Temper – Has led to a few red cards over the years unfortunately.
Best team-mate played alongside
Darren Thomas in terms of natural ability.
Hardest opponent faced
Callum Davidson of Menai Bridge in recent times – quick and strong.
Biggest influence in football
Dylan Morgan and Hefin Williams who coached me during my teenage years.
Morgan Roberts and Mathew ‘Bach’ Roberts – both of them great lads.
Favourite away ground
Llannerchymedd – the stick from the sidelines adds to the atmosphere!!
Other sporting achievements
Once represented North Wales at the triple jump.
Personal football ambitions
Would like to win one more trophy with Bont before hanging up the boots.
Best country visited
Favourite chocolate bar
Best after-match venue
Nanhoron, Nefyn after The Newborough in Bont of course.
Best film seen
Current favourite song
Gerry Cinamon – Diamonds In The Mud
Favourite TV show
TV show you dislike most
Made In Chelsea
Best quality as a person
Best live show/concert seen
Oasis at Lancashire Cricket Ground
How do you see Bontnewydd’s prospects for the new season?
I’ve seen the talent and heart the young lads have – and I’m confident they can compete this season having had some experience of senior football under their belts last season.
Tell us something about you we might not know
I have played every position for Bont, including goalkeeper!!