Williams Appointed as National Talent Pathway Manager

Gus Williams will be returning to the Football Association of Wales in April as National Talent Pathway Manager following a period of time with Blackburn Rovers as their Head of Player Recruitment. 

Williams’ appointment will further enhance the FAW’s ‘Clear and effective pathways for progression’ pillar within the Our Wales strategy. He will work on specific projects that will assist to widen the player talent pool in support of the national youth team technical staff, Senior Talent Identification Manager and Head of Player Development.  

“We are absolutely delighted to welcome Gus back to the FAW where he will continue his journey to find Cymru the best possible players.

Noel Mooney, FAW CEO

“Gus has been a huge part of our success and he will once again be central to our future successes.” 

Dr David Adams, Chief Football Officer, added: “We are delighted that Gus is returning to the FAW. He’s been part of our history in identifying young talented players and supporting their journey to our Cymru National Team. 

“We must continue to work effectively within the professional game eco system to secure eligible Welsh football talent for the continued success of our National Teams. Gus will play an important role in this endeavour.”

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