James Williams, Lead pre-Academy coach - Liverpool FC
Lead pre-Academy coach
James Williams is the lead coach for Liverpool FC's pre-academy U5 to U8 age groups, and is also a regular coach with the U9 to U11 groups.
James was a professional footballer having spent four years at Swindon Town from 1998 to 2002 before an injury-plagued final season forced him to take a year out from football.
He was back in action in the summer of 2003 with Southport and also enjoyed spells playing non-league for Droylsden and Kendal Town before hanging up his boots following a failure to recover fully from an ACL tear in his left knee.
Williams said: "My playing highlights would be making my debut as a 16-year-old in the Championship for Swindon and winning Conference North titles with Southport and Droylsden.
"Once I had finished playing, ...