Gareth Williams

Date of birth16 December 1981
Place of birthGlasgow
NationalityScottish
Weight74 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

Having broken into the Nottingham Forest first team in 1999-2000, Gareth spent most of 2000-01 continuing his development in the club's reserves, although he enjoyed a decent run of senior action from November to the turn of the year.

A promising young midfield player, he is composed on the ball, passes accurately and has a high work rate.

Gareth joined Leicester City in July 2004 with a three-year contract.

He joined Watford in January 2007 with a contract to June 2009.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nottingham Forest 23 Dec 1998 30 Jun 2004
Leicester City 05 Jul 2004 31 Jan 2007
Watford 31 Jan 2007 30 Jun 2009

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 11
6
2001-02 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Cup 2
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 44
1
2002-03 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
2002-03 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 39
1
3
3
2002-03 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 Play-Offs 2
2003-04 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 2
1
2003-04 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1
2003-04 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 38
1
6
2
2004-05 Leicester City FA Cup 5
2
1
2004-05 Leicester City League Championship 25
8
1
2004-05 Leicester City League Cup 1
2005-06 Leicester City FA Cup 1
2005-06 Leicester City League Championship 26
5
1
1
2005-06 Leicester City League Cup 3
1
2006-07 Leicester City FA Cup 2
1
2006-07 Leicester City League Championship 12
2
1
2006-07 Leicester City League Cup 1
2006-07 Watford Premier League 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Sep 2000 Nottingham Forest v Fulham L 0-3 League Division 1
25 Oct 2000 Nottingham Forest v Burnley W 5-0 League Division 1
04 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End W 3-1 League Division 1
12 Nov 2000 Gillingham v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Division 1
18 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Wimbledon L 1-2 League Division 1
25 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Tranmere Rovers W 3-1 League Division 1
29 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division 1
02 Dec 2000 Burnley v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
23 Dec 2000 West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League Division 1
30 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division 1
01 Jan 2001 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Division 1
07 Jan 2001 Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2001 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace L 0-3 League Division 1
03 Feb 2001 Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
17 Feb 2001 Fulham v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
31 Mar 2001 Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 1
28 Apr 2001 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham L 0-1 League Division 1
11 Aug 2001 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division 1
18 Aug 2001 Barnsley v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
20 Aug 2001 Hartlepool United v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 4-2 League Division 1
27 Aug 2001 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Sep 2001 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
12 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Stockport County W 1-1 (8-7) League Cup 2nd round
15 Sep 2001 Grimsby Town v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
17 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Division 1
20 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division 1
25 Sep 2001 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
29 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Stockport County W 2-1 League Division 1
13 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Burnley W 1-0 League Division 1
17 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division 1
20 Oct 2001 Millwall v Nottingham Forest D 3-3 League Division 1
23 Oct 2001 Watford v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
28 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division 1
31 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Division 1
04 Nov 2001 West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
11 Nov 2001 Walsall v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Division 1
17 Nov 2001 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division 1
24 Nov 2001 Crewe Alexandra v Nottingham Forest W 0-3 League Division 1
28 Nov 2001 Portsmouth v Nottingham Forest L 3-2 League Division 1
01 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Watford D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham D 2-2 League Division 1
16 Dec 2001 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
20 Dec 2001 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
26 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division 1
29 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division 1
01 Jan 2002 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
05 Jan 2002 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2002 Nottingham Forest v Barnsley D 0-0 League Division 1
19 Jan 2002 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
30 Jan 2002 Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth L 0-1 League Division 1
02 Feb 2002 Stockport County v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Division 1
09 Feb 2002 Nottingham Forest v Millwall L 1-2 League Division 1
16 Feb 2002 Burnley v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
23 Feb 2002 Nottingham Forest v Grimsby Town D 0-0 League Division 1
26 Feb 2002 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
06 Mar 2002 Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division 1
09 Mar 2002 Nottingham Forest v Wimbledon D 0-0 League Division 1
16 Mar 2002 Gillingham v Nottingham Forest L 3-1 League Division 1
22 Mar 2002 Nottingham Forest v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division 1
30 Mar 2002 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
01 Apr 2002 Nottingham Forest v Walsall L 2-3 League Division 1
06 Apr 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Division 1
21 Apr 2002 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
10 Aug 2002 Portsmouth v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Division 1
14 Aug 2002 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End D 2-2 League Division 1
17 Aug 2002 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-0 League Division 1
24 Aug 2002 Walsall v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
28 Aug 2002 Nottingham Forest v Wimbledon W 2-0 League Division 1
31 Aug 2002 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Division 1
18 Sep 2002 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham W 4-1 League Division 1
21 Sep 2002 Grimsby Town v Nottingham Forest W 0-3 League Division 1
25 Sep 2002 Stoke City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division 1
28 Sep 2002 Nottingham Forest v Rotherham United W 3-2 League Division 1
02 Oct 2002 Nottingham Forest v Walsall L 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
05 Oct 2002 Millwall v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
20 Oct 2002 Derby County v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
26 Oct 2002 Nottingham Forest v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division 1
29 Oct 2002 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
02 Nov 2002 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United W 3-0 League Division 1
09 Nov 2002 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
16 Nov 2002 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 3-0 League Division 1
23 Nov 2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
27 Nov 2002 Nottingham Forest v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-2 League Division 1
30 Nov 2002 Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town W 2-1 League Division 1
07 Dec 2002 Burnley v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
14 Dec 2002 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
21 Dec 2002 Nottingham Forest v Reading W 2-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 League Division 1
28 Dec 2002 Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth L 1-2 League Division 1
01 Jan 2003 Nottingham Forest v Walsall D 1-1 League Division 1
18 Jan 2003 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
25 Jan 2003 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
01 Feb 2003 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest W 2-3 League Division 1
08 Feb 2003 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division 1
22 Feb 2003 Nottingham Forest v Stoke City W 6-0 League Division 1
01 Mar 2003 Watford v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
04 Mar 2003 Gillingham v Nottingham Forest W 1-4 League Division 1
10 Mar 2003 Nottingham Forest v Grimsby Town D 2-2 League Division 1
15 Mar 2003 Brighton and Hove Albion v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
19 Mar 2003 Nottingham Forest v Derby County W 3-0 League Division 1
22 Mar 2003 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City W 4-0 League Division 1
05 Apr 2003 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest W 3-4 League Division 1
08 Apr 2003 Leicester City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
21 Apr 2003 Nottingham Forest v Burnley W 2-0 League Division 1
10 May 2003 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division 1 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
15 May 2003 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest L 4-3
Agg: 5-4
League Division 1 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
12 Aug 2003 Port Vale v Nottingham Forest W 0-0 (3-2) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2003 Reading v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
23 Aug 2003 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Division 1
27 Aug 2003 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Division 1
30 Aug 2003 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division 1
13 Sep 2003 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United W 3-1 League Division 1
16 Sep 2003 Burnley v Nottingham Forest W 0-3 League Division 1
20 Sep 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Nottingham Forest L 3-1 League Division 1
27 Sep 2003 Nottingham Forest v Derby County D 1-1 League Division 1
01 Oct 2003 Nottingham Forest v Preston North End L 0-1 League Division 1
04 Oct 2003 Stoke City v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
18 Oct 2003 Nottingham Forest v Wimbledon W 6-0 League Division 1
22 Oct 2003 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
25 Oct 2003 Bradford City v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
29 Oct 2003 Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth L 2-4 League Cup 3rd round
01 Nov 2003 Millwall v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
04 Nov 2003 Walsall v Nottingham Forest L 4-1 League Division 1
29 Nov 2003 Nottingham Forest v West Bromwich Albion L 0-3 League Division 1
03 Dec 2003 Nottingham Forest v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division 1
06 Dec 2003 Watford v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
13 Dec 2003 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2003 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
28 Dec 2003 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United L 0-2 League Division 1
03 Jan 2004 Nottingham Forest v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2004 Sunderland v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
17 Jan 2004 Nottingham Forest v Reading L 0-1 League Division 1
25 Jan 2004 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2004 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
07 Feb 2004 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 0-1 League Division 1
14 Feb 2004 Nottingham Forest v Walsall D 3-3 League Division 1
28 Feb 2004 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 2-1 League Division 1
02 Mar 2004 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Division 1
13 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 3-2 League Division 1
17 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Burnley D 1-1 League Division 1
20 Mar 2004 Derby County v Nottingham Forest L 4-2 League Division 1
27 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra W 2-0 League Division 1
03 Apr 2004 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
10 Apr 2004 Nottingham Forest v Stoke City D 0-0 League Division 1
12 Apr 2004 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division 1
17 Apr 2004 Nottingham Forest v Millwall D 2-2 League Division 1
24 Apr 2004 Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
01 May 2004 Nottingham Forest v Wigan Athletic W 1-0 League Division 1
09 May 2004 West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Division 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Scotland UEFA Under-18 1
2001-02 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
2001-02 Scotland Reunification Cup 1
1
2001-02 Scotland UEFA Under-21
1
2002-03 Scotland International Friendly
1
2002-03 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
2002-03 Scotland Under-21 1
2003-04 Scotland UEFA Under-21 3
2003-04 Scotland Under-21 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Oct 1999 Scotland v France L 0-3 UEFA U18 Group 13
04 Sep 2001 Belgium v Scotland D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
17 Apr 2002 Scotland v Nigeria L 1-2 International Friendly
16 May 2002 Korea Republic v Scotland L 4-1 International Friendly
20 May 2002 South Africa v Scotland L 2-0 REUNIFICATION CUP
23 May 2002 Hong Kong v Scotland W 0-4 REUNIFICATION CUP
11 Oct 2002 Iceland v Scotland W 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
20 Nov 2002 Portugal v Scotland L 2-0 International Friendly
11 Feb 2003 Scotland v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 U21
28 Mar 2003 Scotland v Iceland W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 5
01 Apr 2003 Lithuania v Scotland L 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
19 Aug 2003 Norway v Scotland L 3-1 U21
09 Sep 2003 Germany v Scotland W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
10 Oct 2003 Scotland v Lithuania W 3-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
18 Nov 2003 Scotland v Croatia W 1-0 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.