Rhys Williams: Home-grown players have returned to stamp authority

Rhys Williams: Home-grown players have returned to stamp authority


Perth Glory defender Rhys Williams has warned the competition Perth’s contingent of returning Western Australians are here to stamp their authority on the A-League.

As well as Williams, who spent nine years abroad with Middlesbrough in England, Kenny Lowe and Glory have signed home-grown talent including the likes of Adam Taggart and new captain Rostyn Griffiths, complementing an already healthy contingent of Perth locals.

And the Socceroo says Perth have their sights set on the league title.

“We all want to achieve something,” Williams said.

“We’ve come home to our hometown club to achieve something, we haven’t come back to just to have a jolly-up and mess around.

“We’ve come back to stamp our authority, to show people we are good enough to win it.

“It’s a good bunch of boys and we’re all on the same page.

“I’ve always wanted to play for my hometown club, be in and around boys that are playing for the hometown club, and you can see how much it means to them.

“It’s a great feeling among us.”

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