Owen Evans (footballer)

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Owen Evans
Personal information
Full name Owen Rhys Evans[1]
Date of birth (1996-11-28) 28 November 1996 (age 22)[2]
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Macclesfield Town
(on loan from Wigan Athletic)
Number 1
Youth career
0000–2014 Hereford United
2014–2015 Wigan Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Wigan Athletic 0 (0)
2016Witton Albion (loan)
2016Rhyl (loan) 20 (0)
2017North Ferriby United (loan) 6 (0)
2018Sutton United (loan) 2 (0)
2019–Macclesfield Town (loan) 5 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Wales U19 4 (0)
2018– Wales U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:43, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:54, 16 October 2018 (UTC)

Owen Rhys Evans (born 28 November 1996) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays for Macclesfield Town on loan from Wigan Athletic as a goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

Evans made his professional debut in a 2–1 victory against Blackpool in the second round of the 2017–18 EFL Cup.[3] On 25 July 2019, Evans went out on loan again, this time joining League Two side Macclesfield Town on a season-long loan deal.[4]

International career[edit]

Evans was named in Wales Under-21 squad for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group 8 matches against Switzerland on 1 September 2017 and Portugal on 5 September 2017.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 26 September 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rhyl (loan) 2016–17[6] Welsh Premier League 20 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 22 0
North Ferriby United (loan) 2016–17[6] National League 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Wigan Athletic 2017–18[7] League One 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 26 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 29 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFL Released and Retained List 2016–17". English Football League. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Owen Evans". 11v11.com. AFS Enterprises. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Wigan 2 Blackpool 1". bbc.co.uk/sport. BBC. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Owen Evans: Wigan Athletic keeper joins Macclesfield Town on loan". BBC Sport. 25 July 2019. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  5. ^ "WALES U21 SQUAD NAMED FOR EURO QUALIFIERS". faw.org.uk. Football Association of Wales. 25 August 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  6. ^ a b Owen Evans at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Games played by Owen Evans in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 28 September 2016.

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