seasiders online - the official prestatyn town football club website.

In here you will find details of all Prestatyn Town's Welsh Premier League playing squad and management for season 2012/13. Programme editors can download a copy of our Pen Pictures in Word format HERE.

HILL-DUNT Jon
Name
HILL-DUNT Jon
Date Of Birth
13.05.1986
Position
Goalkeeper

Featured in our Welsh Alliance and Cymru Alliance title winning sides of 2005/06 and 2007/08 before establishing himself as a top keeper in the top flight. Renowned shot stopper who was a hockey netminder for Rhyl before committing himself to football. A firm favourite with the supporters at Bastion Gardens. Dunty won the Man of the Match award in the Welsh Cup Final and arguably the main reason we won the Welsh Cup.

WPL APPS (PRESTATYN) TO 2011/12: 97 + (0)

Dunty is Sponsored by Simon and Karen Brennan

HAYES David
Name
HAYES David
Date Of Birth
15.01.1982
Position
Defender

Long-serving centre-back who captained Prestatyn to their 2005/06 Welsh Alliance title success. Has since developed into one of the leading defenders in the Welsh Premier with a penchant for grabbing vital goals in key games, including the winner in the 2010 Europa League play-off semi-final against Port Talbot. Formerly with Rhyl and Prestatyn Nova.

WPL APPS (PRESTATYN) TO 2011/12: 116 + (9) GOALS 14

 

STONES Greg
Name
STONES Greg
Date Of Birth
04.05.1982
Position
Defender

Signed by Rhyl in the 2004 close season from West Cheshire League side Poulton Vics and made 58 appearances for the Lilies before going full-time with TNS in June 2006. Left the Saints at the end of 2006/7 for a trial with Crewe Alexandra, later signing for Stafford Rangers and then Cammell Laird, before a surprise return to Belle Vue in January 2008. Switched to Colwyn Bay two years later during the financial difficulties at Belle Vue, later becoming one of manager Neil Youngs first signings at Chester in 2010. Released in September 2011, he spent a full season with FC United of Manchester before returning to the Welsh Premier with Prestatyn Town in summer 2012.

GIBSON Neil
Name
GIBSON Neil
Date Of Birth
11.10.1979
Position
Midfield

Former professional with Tranmere Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday who won 12 Wales Under-21 caps. Also played at a high non-league level for Southport, Halesowen, Leigh RMI and briefly featured for Rhyl before joining Prestatyn Town in 2005/06. Took over as player-boss at Bastion Gardens in 2007/08 and inspired the Seasiders to the Cymru Alliance title before leading them to new heights in the WPL. Gibbo has now added the Welsh Cup to the list of accolades along with masterminding a win in Europe that will go down in Prestatyn folklore

WPL APPS (PRESTATYN) to 2011/12: 105 + (7) GOALS 14

Gibbo is Sponsored by Jeff Heslop

 

PARKER Mike
Name
PARKER Mike
Date Of Birth
31.10.1987
Position
Midfield

Tall, skilful midfielder with a good engine who is often likened style-wise to Wales international and former Bangor City star Owain Tudur Jones. Came through the youth system at Rhyl  and the Wrexham academy before returning to Prestatyn after a brief stay at Bangor.

WPL APPS (PRESTATYN) to 2011/12: 105 + (6) GOALS 21

 

STEPHENS Ross
Name
STEPHENS Ross
Date Of Birth
28.05.85
Position
Midfield

Much-travelled player who wore the colours of Caersws, Rhyl, Welshpool, Aberystwyth and Newtown before joining Prestatyn in 2010/11. Left-sided specialist who strikes a mean dead-ball, Stephens is a Wales Under-18 and Under-20 international who hails from mid-Wales. Also ex-Shrewsbury Town and played along side Joe Hart. Ross Scored the 2nd goal in last seasons unforgettable Welsh Cup win.

Ross is sponsored by Chloe Simpson

 

WILSON Gareth
Name
WILSON Gareth
Date Of Birth
30.05.1978
Position
Midfield

Willo is a wholehearted midfielder who never gives less than 100%. Wilson joined Prestatyn in 2009 after spells at Welshpool, TNS and Rhyl. He spent nine seasons in total at Belle Vue and has appeared in more WPL games for the Lilywhites than any other player. Wilson has title winners medals with both TNS (1999/2000) and Rhyl (2003/04). Has represented Wales Under-16s and Under-18s as well as Welsh Colleges and won the FAW Youth Cup with Wrexham. A member of our 2013 Welsh Cup Winning team, Willo donated his winners medal to the club.

Willo is sponsored by Kondea

 

PARKINSON Andy
Name
PARKINSON Andy
Date Of Birth
27.05.79
Position
Striker

Experienced former Football League forward or midfielder who started as a trainee with Liverpool, winning the 1996 FA Youth Cup before making 164 appearances for Tranmere Rovers and collecting a runners up medal in the 2000 Football League Cup final. Went on to enjoy successful spells with Notts County, Grimsby Town, where he top-scored in 2004/5, and Cambridge United. Also had a brief spell at Sheffield United and played for Gateshead and Accrington Stanley before joining Aberystwyth in August 2011. After a full season at Park Avenue when he was ever-present in the Welsh Premier starting line-up, Parky joined the Seasiders in the summer of 2012 and scored a hat-trick on his WPL debut against Afan Lido. Andy was an insrtumental player in last seasons Welsh Cup Final and took the decisive penalty in our triumph in Europe. Last Season Andy won the Daily Post Phil Stanley Award for player of the Season.

Andy Parkinson is Sponsored by Grumpy Old Man.. Ken Brown

Name
JONES Martin
Date Of Birth
04.04.1957
Position
Assistant Manager

Martin began his footballing career as a midfielder AND a goalkeeper with both the county and North Wales sides at under 15 and 18 level. He was also on Wrexham's books as a schoolboy goalkeeper between 1971 and 1973.
Formerly with Rhos United, he has also played for Prestatyn Town, Jolly Sailor and Rhydymwyn. A knee injury ended his playing career and forced the switch to coaching which he had begun at the age of 18 with Prestatyn Wanderers.
After obtaining his C Licence aged 19, he coached in junior football for two years before heading up the team at Wrexham Schools FA from 1981 to 1987. He also coached Clwyd Schools under 15s in the mid-80s and various age groups of Denbighshire School sides from 1991 until 2002.
Now a respected PE teacher and Head of Personal and Social Education at Prestatyn High School, he has won the Welsh Schools Cup many times across all age groups. A diehard Manchester United supporter, he gave up his season ticket at Old Trafford to join Neil Gibson's backroom staff in the summer of 2009.