Dai Evans (footballer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dai Evans
Personal information
Full name David Evans
Date of birth 28 January 1902
Place of birth Abercanaid, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Date of death 15 December 1951 1951 (aged 48–49)
Place of death Sully, Glamorgan, Wales
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1922 Merthyr Town 0 (0)
1922–1923 Nelson 0 (0)
1923–1924 Bolton Wanderers 0 (0)
1924–1928 Reading 122 (11)
1928–1929 Huddersfield Town 18 (0)
1929–1930 Bury 19 (0)
Total 149 (11)
National team
1926–1928 Wales 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

David "Dai" Evans (28 January 1902 - 1951) was a professional footballer who played as a left half in the 1920s. He played for a number of teams in the Football League, including Reading, Huddersfield Town and Bury.[1]

He also won four caps for Wales, the first of which was against Ireland on 13 February 1926.[2]

He was known as 'Dai Gethin' after the pub owned by his parents.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Soccerdata. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ Ireland v Wales 13 February 1926 - Wales line-up at Welsh Football Data Archive
  • 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History