Allan Evans (footballer)
|Full name||Allan James Evans|
|Date of birth||12 October 1956|
|Place of birth||Dunfermline, Scotland|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2000||West Bromwich Albion|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Evans began his senior career at his home town club, Dunfermline Athletic. His career peaked at Aston Villa, where he formed a pivotal centre back partnership with Ken McNaught. They won the English league title in 1980–81 and was part of Villa's 1982 European Cup winning team. They also beat Barcelona over two legs to win the Super Cup in the following season. Evans later became Villa club captain and helped them win promotion back to the First Division in 1988.
Evans returned to Aston Villa as assistant manager in 1995.
On 19 May 2007, Evans was appointed as a youth team coach at Plymouth Argyle F.C.
Evans is the first team coach of Truro College's Football Development Programme.
- Aston Villa
- 1980/81 League Championship
- 1981/82 European Cup
- 1982/83 European Super Cup
- "Allan Evans". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
- Allan Evans at the Scottish Football Association
- Aston Villa FC – English Premiership League
- Plowright, Frank. "Scott's Man." In Always Next Year No. 3. Guildford, UK: WSC Books, 2001. 60.
| Aston Villa F.C. Captain
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