Defenders

By Mark McKean - June 23 2007
Defenders
 

Name: Waynne Phillips
DoB:
15 December 1970
Position:
Centre Back
Previous Clubs:
Wrexham, Stockport County, Caernarfon Town.

Highly experienced former Wrexham player who was capped by Wales at Under-21 and 'B' level. Also had a brief spell with Stockport County in 1997/8. Joined Caernarfon in 2003/4 and was appointed caretaker manager later in the season, taking over permanently for 2004/5. Stepped down as manager in September 2006 and, a week later, signed for NEWI Cefn Druids. Became joint player/manager with Lee Jones in June 2007.

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Name: Aled Rowlands
DoB:
12 July 1971
Position:
Centre Back
Previous Clubs:
Wrexham, Holywell Town, Rhos Aelwyd

The longest serving player at the club, having signed from Rhos Aelwyd 13 years ago and club captain. One of the most consistent defenders in the Welsh Premier League and has represented Wales at under-18 level against Scotland, Switzerland, Northern Ireland and Austria. Has played over 200 games in the Welsh top flight.

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Name: Tim Edwards
DoB:
24 April 1972
Position:
Defender
Previous Clubs:
Rhyl, Total Network Solutions, Bangr City, Colwyn Bay

Vastly experienced and reliable defender who captained Rhyl to the treble in 2003/04. Joined Druids in December 2006, scoring on his debut.

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Name:
Gareth Barton
DoB:
19 October 1981
Position:
Centre back
Previous Clubs:
Haverfordwest County, Welshpool Town, Carmarthen Town

Versatile centre back who has played for England Colleges.

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Name: Rhys Robbins
DoB: 14 October 1987
Position:
Defender
Previous Clubs: -

Product of the Academy. No nonsense defender. Long throw specialist.

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Name:
James Taylor
DoB:
10 December 1984
Position:
Defender
Previous Clubs:
Bishops Castle, Newtown, Ludlow Town.

Tall defender signed from Ludlow Town last season. Commanding in the air.

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Name: Ricky Wright
DoB:
18 March 1982
Position:
Defender
Previous Clubs:

Local lad. Stepped up from local league football. Keen to do well in the WPL. Promising prospect.

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Name: Gareth Roberts
DoB:
27 September 1979
Position:
Defender/Striker
Previous Clubs:
Crewe Alexandra, Bradley Villa, Caersws, Summerhill Brymbo.

A former trialist with Crewe Alexandra, who joined Caersws from Wrexham area side Bradley Villa in August 2005.

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