Dave Evans (footballer)

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Dave Evans
Personal information
Full name David G. Evans
Date of birth (1958-05-20) 20 May 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth West Bromwich, England
Playing position Defender
Youth career
0000–1978 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1979 Aston Villa 2 (0)
1979–1984 Halifax Town 218 (9)
1984–1990 Bradford City 223 (3)
1990–1992 Halifax Town 73 (1)
1992–???? Brighouse Town
Total 516 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David G. Evans (born 20 May 1958[1]) is an English retired professional footballer who made more than 500 league appearances for three clubs.


Born in West Bromwich,[1] Evans began his professional career with Aston Villa. He later played for Halifax Town in two spells, and also played with Bradford City.[1] Whilst at Bradford he won the Football League Division Three title in 1984–85; on the last day of that season he was involved in the Valley Parade fire disaster.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Dave Evans at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  2. ^ Rick Broadbent (9 May 2005). "Tragic day that left a city scarred for life". The Times.