Evan Milward

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Evan Milward
Evan Milward by Djuradj Vujcic.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-12-22) 22 December 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Arnprior, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
2005–2007 Toronto Varsity Blues
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Italia Shooters 10 (1)
2007 Canadian Lions 22 (15)
2008 Rochester Rhinos 13 (0)
2009 Serbian White Eagles 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Evan Milward (born December 22, 1984 in Arnprior, Ontario) is a former Canadian soccer player who played in the Canadian Soccer League and the USL First Division.

Career[edit]

Milward began playing soccer at the college level for the Toronto Varsity Blues, and was named to the 2nd All-Canadian team in 2006. During his tenure at Toronto he completed a degree in Fine Art and History. In 2006 he began his professional career by signing with Italia Shooters of the Canadian Soccer League. He made his debut for the club on May 19, 2006 in a match against Serbian White Eagles.[1] For the 2007 season he was transferred to division rivals the Canadian Lions, where he registered 15 goals making him the clubs leading scorer.[2]He helped the Scarborough side clinch a postseason berth by finishing fourth in the International Division. Another notable achievement was his selection for the Locust CSL All Star match.[3]

After unsuccessful trial with Swansea City F.C. he went abroad to the United States to sign with the Rochester Rhinos of the USL First Division.[4][5] During his tenure with Rochester he played in 13 matches.[6] In 2008, he returned to the CSL to sign with the Serbian White Eagles and made his debut on May 22, 2009 against Portugal FC.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Glover, Robin. "May 19, 2006 CSL Serbian White Eagles vs Italia Shooters (by Rocket Robin)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  2. ^ "October 18, 2007 CSL Leading scorers". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  3. ^ "July 24, 2007 CSL All Star game lineups (from CSL media release)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  4. ^ "Rochester Rhinos - RhinosSoccer.com News". 2008-06-24. Archived from the original on 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  5. ^ "Rochester Rhinos - Meet the Rhinos". 2008-07-03. Archived from the original on 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  6. ^ "Evan Milward | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  7. ^ Glover, Robin. "May 22, 2009 CSL Portugal FC vs Serbian White Eagles (by Rocket Robin)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.