Willie Evans (footballer, born 1912)

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Willie Evans
Personal information
Full name William Evans
Date of birth 7 November 1912
Place of birth Waunllwyd, [Ebbw Vale], Wales
Date of death 22 July 1976(1976-07-22) (aged 63)
Place of death Ponders End, England
Playing position Outside left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–? Tottenham Juniors ? (?)
?–? Barnet ? (?)
?–? Hayward Juniors ? (?)
1930–1931 Cardiff City 0 (0)
1931–1936 Tottenham Hotspur 178 (78)
1937–? Fulham 0 (0)
National team
1932–1936 Wales[1] 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William "Willie" Evans (7 November 1912 – 22 July 1976) was a professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham and represented Wales on six occasions. [2]

Football career[edit]

Evans was born in Waunllwyd and joined the Spurs from Cardiff in 1931 after spells with Tottenham Juniors, Barnet and Hayward Sports. Between 1931–36 the outside left played a total of 195 matches and netting 86 goals in all competitions for the White Hart Lane club.[3] Evans joined Fulham in 1937 where he ended his football career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Willie Evans at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 85. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  3. ^ Topsurs A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players Retrieved 3 October 2012