Williams named scholar of the year

25th May
Under-18s

Recognised for his consistent high-quality performances on the pitch – as well as his excellent attitude towards the education component off it – Williams was presented with the award by England manager Gareth Southgate.

The under-18s midfielder received the accolade at Craven Cottage - home of Championship side Fulham - where sports presenters Jacqui Oatley and Seema Jaswal were also in attendance.

Daniel Williams with England manager Gareth Southgate.
Daniel Williams with England manager Gareth Southgate.

Williams, who has been with the Swans since under-eight level, made 20 appearances for the under-18s in Premier League South during the 2018-19 season, as well as helping the under-19s to FAW Youth Cup glory.

He also played three times for the under-23s – appearing against Oxford United and Wolves in the Premier League Cup, before making his Premier League 2 debut as a late substitute in the 3-1 defeat away at Manchester City.

Daniel Williams with England manager Gareth Southgate.