How Welsh Premier League clubs conducted their transfer business this summer

With the transfer window slamming shut in the JD Welsh Premier League until the winter, we take a look at all the business from all the clubs in this years top flight.

Each club have been busy in recruiting players to help compete in the top flight of Welsh football this summer, as the signings signify the clubs ambitions for the season.

We’ve seen the appointment of two new managers as well as seeing the new boys Barry Town United and Prestatyn Town strengthen as they try and solidify their place in the Welsh Premier League.

Bangor City broke their club transfer record as they completed the signing of last season’s loan star Brayden Shaw from Accrington Stanley, where he was followed by another two Accrington Stanley players.

Aberystwyth Town

In:

Manager: Neville Powell

Declan Walker (free agent), Johnny Spittle (Airbus UK), Craig Hobson (Altrincham), Christian Langos (Rhyl), Joe Culshaw (Radcliffe Borough), Ashley Young (Bangor), Declan Carroll (Carmarthen), John McKenna (unknown), Joe Phillips (Stourport Swift) James Etherington (loan from Wrexham), Mathew Jones (Shrewsbury Youth), Harri Horwood (promoted from academy).

Out:

Manager: Mathew Bishop, Tony Pennock (Returned to Hull City)

Scott Coughlan (Trial with Carmarthen & Llanelli), Jamie Crowther (Airbus), Christian Langos, Neil Etheridge (unknown), Sam Rodon (Haverfordwest), Elliot Scotcher (Barry Town), Luke Sherbon (Caersws), Dylan Rees (Cardiff Met), Daniel Alfei (Yeovil Town)

Bala Town

In:

Glenn Rule (Airbus), Evan Horwood (Chester), Edward Toner (Marine), Andrai Jones (Southport), Leslie Davies (Connah’s Quay), Craig Vernon.

Out:

Ryan Goldston (Ruthin), Kieran Smith (Tasman United), Mark Connolly (Rhyl), Mark Jones (Airbus)

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Bangor City 

In:

Tom Kennedy (Fylde), Sam Henry (Blacon Thistle), Brayden Shaw (Accrington Stanley), George Harry (Wrexham u18), Luke Wall (Accrington Stanley), Anderson Cayola (CE Artesa), Danny Holmes (York City), Steven Hewitt (Accrington Stanley), Sion Edwards (Rhyl, end of loan).

Out:

Henry Jones (Fylde), Gary Roberts (Southport), Sergio Uyi (released), Christoph Azaimale (released), Yalani Baio (released), Shaun Cavangh (Llandudno)

Barry Town United

In:

Ryan Newman (Bovingdon), Elliot Scotcher (Aberystwyth), Kayne McLaggon (Merthyr Town), Sam Jones (Cambrian & Clydach).

Out:

Michael Hartley (Port Talbot), Lee Baldock (Port Talbot).

Cardiff Met

In:

Joel Edwards (Hereford), Dylan Rees (Aberystwyth) and Rhydian Morgan (Llandudno)

Out:

John Littlemore (Holyhead), Isaac Philpot, Liam Black

Carmarthen Town

In:

Kostya Georgievsky (Pen-Y-Bont), Kyle Williams (Goytre), Liam Walsh (Wrexham), Scott Delaney (Goodwick United), Tyler Brock (Pontardawe) and Kyle Bassett (Goytre).

Out:

Declan Carroll (Aberystwyth), Mark Jones (Afan Lido),

Cefn Druids

In:

Lewis Buckley (Llandudno), Neil Ashton (Southport), James Davies (Llanfair United), Ben Burrows (Wrexham), Ilan ap Gareth (Chester).

Out:

Jake Phillips (Connah’s Quay)

Connah’s Quay Nomads

In:

Luke Denson (Colwyn Bay), Joe Heath (Runcorn), Jake Phillips (Cefn Druids), Andreas Bianga (Droyisden), Tommy Cooney (Margate)

Out:

Wes Baynes (Airbus), Les Davies (Bala), Nick Rushton (Newtown), Lewis Short (Altrincham), John Disney (Altrincham), Tom Field (released), Shelton Payne (Rhyl)

Llandudno

In:

Sam Ilsanmi (Tranmere), Toby Jones (Rhyl), Ryan Edwards (Airbus), Shaun Cavangh (Bangor).

Out:

Jamie Reed (Newtown), Liam Dawson (released), Leo Riley (Airbus), Lewis Buckley (Cefn Druids), Jamal Crawford (released), Gareth Evans (Caernarfon).

Prestatyn Town

In:

Zyaac Edwards (Rhyl), Zebb Edwards (Airbus UK) and Ross Stephens (Caersws)

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Out:

Jordan Davies (Nantwich)

Newtown

In:

Jamie Reed (Llandudno), Nick Rushton (Connah’s Quay), James Murphy (Airbus), Leon Clowes (Connah’s Quay), Jojo Harries (Caersws), Sam Litchfield (Guilsfield), Jay Denny (Halesowen).

Out:

Alex Fletcher (Southport), Ross Stephens (Caersws), Stefan Edwards (Airbus), Jason Oswell (Stockport), Shane Sutton (Telford), Jordan Wells (Church Stretton), Andy Jones (released), Gavin Cadweller (released).

The New Saints

In:

Tom Holland (Swasea), Blaine Hudson (Chester), Ryan Leak (Wolverhampton, loan)

Out:

James Jones (released), Mihai Leca (released), Tom Matthews (Wroxham), Phil Baker (Warrington Town).

 

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