John Evans (footballer, born 1900)

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John Evans
Personal information
Full name John Evans[1]
Date of birth 12 February 1900[1]
Place of birth Barking, England[1]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
West Bromwich Standard
1921–1922 Walsall 1 (0)
1922–1923 Shrewsbury Town
1923–1924 Sheffield United 2 (0)
1924–1925 Stoke 12 (0)
Northwich Victoria
Shrewsbury Town
Stalybridge Connaughts
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Evans (12 February 1900 – unknown) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Sheffield United, Walsall and Stoke.[1]


Evans was born in Barking and played for West Bromwich Standard and Ewells before joining Walsall in 1921.[1] He played once for the "Saddlers" and then played for Shrewsbury Town and two matches with Sheffield United before signing for Stoke in 1924.[1] He played 12 times for Stoke in 1924–25 failing to make much of an impact and was released from the Victoria Ground at the end of the season. He then went on to play for Northwich Victoria, Shrewsbury Town and Stalybridge Connaughts .[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from John Evans profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Walsall 1921–22 1 0 0 0 1 0
Sheffield United 1923–24 2 0 0 0 2 0
Stoke 1924–25 12 0 0 0 12 0
Career Total 15 0 0 0 15 0


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.