Peter Williams (goalkeeping coach)

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Born (1954-03-12) March 12, 1954 (age 69)
Colwyn Bay, Wales
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
OccupationGoalkeeping coach
Height"5 ft 9 in"

Peter Williams (born 12 March 1954 in Colwyn Bay) is a former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He has been a professional goalkeeping coach for over 25 years.[1]

Playing Career

Williams started out at Llandudno Junction, Llandudno and Conwy. He played in the Rhyl team that won the Welsh Amateur Cup in 1973.[2]

He was then signed by Bobby Charlton at Preston North End training with the likes of Nobby Stiles, Francis Burns, Mark Lawrenson, David Sadler and Tony Morley.

Unable to make an impact on the first team he moved to Telford United before Shifnal Town gave him his first real opportunity to coach.

Coaching Career

Williams has coached at a number of Premier League and Football League clubs including Sunderland, Preston North End, Nottingham Forest and Derby County.

He worked with Billy Davies at Derby County F.C.[3] Preston North End F.C. and Nottingham Forest[4]

Williams has worked closely with a number of recognised goalkeepers such as Andrew Longergan[5] and Mark Schwarzer.


  2. Welton, Blake (2016-02-28). "From Llandudno Junction to Lazio, how goalkeeper coach Pete Williams has done it all". northwales. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  3. "Rams grab ex-Preston keeper coach". 2006-07-08. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  4. "Nottingham Forest confirm re-appointment of Billy Davies". The Independent. 2013-02-07. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  5. "Keeper coach Jonathan Gould will be a good addition at Preston North End says former team-mate". Retrieved 2020-08-08.

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