Holyhead Hotspur

Paul Pritchard – Goalkeeper
Top quality keeper and an U18 Welsh International. Huge experience in the Welsh Premier and Warrington Town   in the Northern Premier league. Commands his area well, confident and assured and keeps defenders on their toes.

Connor Hughes – Goalkeeper
Exciting young keeper who performed well for the reserves in their Welsh Alliance Reserve league campaign and was part of the League Cup winning team last season.

Dan McGinniss – Defender
Joined us mid way through last season from Trearddur Bay FC and this young talented defender has made the right sided berth his own. Now has joined his older brother Mel.

Rees Brown  – Defender
A product of Holyhead Hotspur Youth returning to us. Reece is a strong tall and powerful left sided central defender who will cover that important position in the back line.

Alex Jones- Defender 
A tall and strong tackling central defender who reads the game well, and can cover a midfield role if needed. Likes to get up for corners and scores a number of goals this way.

Keiran Hilditch– Defender
Able to play anywhere along the back line making Keiran a great asset. Tall and strong and with a ‘long throw in’ giving us the opportunity to score those extra precious goals.

Kenleigh Owen – Defender                                                                                                                                                                         
KC came back to us a while ago after two seasons with Oldham Athletic. Pace and trickery in abundance as well as an eye for goal even when he is playing as a left sided defender or in midfield.  Has made some amazing runs to score some spectacular goals.

Mike Kelly- Midfield                                                                                                                                                                              ~
‘Chedz’ can operate anywhere across the midfield and is a gifted player who makes the ball do the work.  He is quick to spot the telling ‘through ball’ opportunity for the strikers to latch on to. After 15 years at the Club a Testimonial awaits him next pre season.

Corey Jones- Midfield                                                                                                                                                                                            
This Welsh Premier experienced central or right sided defender has strengthened our defence. Transferred to us two seasons ago  from MBi Llandudno after several seasons at Bangor City FC.

Dewi Thomas -Midfield                                                                                                                                                                                 
After a while away at Llanerchymedd  Dewi  returned to us two seasons ago and fills that important holding midfield position. A quality and imposing player who never seems to be under  any pressure and hardly wastes any possession. Welsh U19 College’s Internationall

Dean Garmey - Midfield                                                                                                                                                                         
Dean is a valuable member of the squad and has great self belief and ability. Closes opposition players down quickly and denies them space.  He is a box to box player so valuable in the midfield of any team.

Chris Jones – Midfield
Highly experienced ex Leeds United, Bournemouth, Limerick and Bangor City player who will add much to the quality of the squad

Ryan Taylor – Midfield
After a couple of years playing football in New Zealand Ryan returned to captain Bodedern Athletic to the Gwynedd League title last year. This speedy left sided attacker will cause a number of problems to any defence.

Gavin Sharpe – Midfield
Captain of Llanerchymedd for many seasons where he showed great leadership. Highly talented midfielder who can play anywhere along the back line.  Good addition to the squad  especially in the hard working area of midfield.

Tomos Clarke – Midfield                                                                                                                                                               
Tomos’s previous clubs are Oldham Athletic, Colwyn Bay, Porthmadog and is joining us  from Glantraeth FC with whom he won the Welsh Alliance League Division One title last season.  Tom  is a dominant presence comfortable in any defensive or midfield position.

Alex Boss – Midfield~
Young pacey wide man ex Wrexham AFC Academy and Bangor City FC who is always willing to listen and learn, he has represented Welsh Colleges U18’s. Another of Campbell’s pre season targets and Alex will soon become a supporters favourite.

John  Littlemore – Striker
We are delighted to welcome John to our midst. Played for Bangor City and recently Cardiff Met in the Welsh Premier League last season while studying for his degree. Strong and powerful he will be another asset up front and form a strong partnership with Mel.

Mel McGinness – Striker                                                                                                                                                                    
Pacey and skillful a real test for any defender.  Will score goals a plenty on the ground or in the air, and a willing runner who never gives up on a through ball.

Campbell Harrison -Manager                                                                                                                                                                                          
 Now in his fifth season as manager.  Welsh Premier experience as a player and coach with Porthmadog FC and Cemaes Bay FC.  He is Head of St Gerard’s school at Bangor.

Darren Garmey-Assistant Manager                                                                                                                                                 
 Campbell appointed former Hotspur midfielder Darren as his assistant in season 2012/3. In the previous season he was joint manager/player for the reserves and helped guide them to silverware in the Bobby Owen Memorial Shield.

Tony Maguire- Physiotherapist/Sports Therapist
Tony joins us this season after many years of service with Neville Powell at Bangor City FC. Highly qualified and as a local boy is thrilled to be on the staff of his home town club.

Mervyn Williams-Goalkeeper Coach                                                                            
Vastly experienced and highly respected goalkeeper coach.  Long standing friend and member of Campbell’s ‘boot-room’.  Spends a lot of time, for which we are very grateful, coaching the young keepers in our Youth Development teams.