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Rhys Healey
Rhys Healey
Rhys Healey
Rhys Healey

Rhys Healey

Rhys Healey started with The Nomads under 16's before progressing through the ranks to the first team, making his first team debut in a pre-season friendly against Blacon Youth, and shortly after made his competitive debut against coming off the bench against Caersws in the Huws Gray Alliance.

Rhys' standout season was the 2012/13 season which saw him make his Welsh Premier League debut coming off the bench against Bangor City, and forcing his way into the starting lineup against Carmarthen Town, where he scored one of the team's four on the day.

12 starts and 8 appearances from the bench saw Rhys net 12 goals and attract the attention of many high profile clubs, but it was Cardiff City, then of the English Premier League, who swooped for the young starlet, putting pen to paper on a two and a half year contract with the Premiership side.

Rhys started with Cardiff's U18 team, but quickly progressed into the Cardiff City Development team due to his goalscoring record. Healey went on to make his Cardiff City debut against Chelsea on the final day of the 2013-14 season. During the following season, Healey was loaned out to Colchester United where he scored four times in 21 appearances, including a goal on his debut. 2015 saw Healey loaned to Dundee of the Scottish Premier League where he scored one goal in seven appearances, meaning that Healey had then played in the English, Scottish and Welsh Premier Leagues.

Rhys Healey's Nomads Career

CompetitionAppearancesGoalsYellow CardsRed Cards
Welsh Premier League12 (8)1200
Cymru Alliance1 (9)320
FAW Welsh Cup1 (2)400
Welsh League Cup2 (0)200
Friendly7 (8)900
Huws Gray Cup1 (0)000
Total24 (27)3020

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