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Chris Venables: 2017/2018 Biography & Statistics

Chris Venables joined Bala Town in a surprise switch from Aberystwyth Town in July 2016.

He rejoined Aberystwyth in January 2013 from Llanelli, three-and-a-half years after he made the move in the opposite direction. Venables enjoyed Welsh Cup success and played in the Europa League with the Reds before his move back to Park Avenue. His latest spell at Aber was hugely successful as he scooped the Welsh Premier League Player of the Year twice and Golden Boot three times.

He joined Llanelli in June 2009 from Aberystwyth and made his Reds' debut in the Europa League in July against Motherwell in the 1-0 victory. He joined Aberystwyth Town in July 2008 after spending a year with Welshpool Town and played for Aber in the Welsh Cup Final defeat to Bangor City in 2009. He gained his revenge against Bangor for Llanelli in the 2011 Final scoring a goal in the 4-1 Welsh Cup win. He was made Llanelli captain in 2013/14 season.

He joined Welshpool, whom he captained, from Caersws in June 2007 after spending four years at the Recreation Ground. He signed for Caersws in 2003/04 from Shrewsbury Town youth and made a strong impact in his career at the Bluebirds. He was rewarded with a first ever call-up to the Wales Semi Pro squad in 2007 in the Four Nations Tournament in Inverness, featuring in all three matches. He also played against Italy in the Under 23 Semi Pro International in November 2007, but missed the England game in February 2008 through an injury picked up at Carmarthen five days before the game in Exeter. He was again selected for the Wales Semi Pro squad in 2008 for the Tournament in North Wales and played against Finland at Stebonheath for the Under 23's.

Squad No: 25
Position: Midfielder
Weight: 12st 6lbs
Height -
Date of Birth: 23/07/1985
Place of Birth: Shrewsbury
Former Clubs: Aberystwyth, Llanelli, Welshpool Town, Caersws, Shrewsbury Town Youth
Joined: 24/01/2013
Chris's Stats: This Season Total
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