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Allan Evans
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Personal information
Full name Allan Evans
Date of birth 12th October 1956
Place of birth    Dunfermline, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1973–1977
1977–1989
1989–1990
1990–1991
Dunfermline Athletic
Aston Villa
Leicester City
Darlington
098 (14)
380 (51)
014 0(0)
001 0(0)   
National team
Scotland 004 0(0)
Teams managed
2000
2000–2001
West Bromwich Albion
Greenock Morton

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Allan Evans, (born 12 October 1956 in Dunfermline, Scotland) is a former Scottish footballer who played for Dunfermline Athletic (1973-77), Aston Villa (1977-89), Leicester City (1989-90) and Darlington (1990-91). A central defender, Evans won the league title in 1980/1 and was part of Villa's 1982 European Cup winning team. He was later club captain and helped them win promotion back to the First Division in 1988, and returned to be assistant manager in 1995.

He finished his playing career with short, uneventful spells at Leicester City and Darlington before retiring in 1991.

Evans also won four caps for Scotland, and was a member of the country's 1982 World Cup squad.

On May 19, 2007 Allan Evans was appointed as a youth team coach at Plymouth Argyle F.C. Before that he was due to take up a post at Bodmin College, as coach of the football academy.

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Career honours

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As a player

Aston Villa

Winner

  • 1980/81 League Championship
  • 1981/82 European Cup
  • 1982/83 European Super Cup

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Dennis Mortimer
Aston Villa F.C. Captain
1984 – 1989
Succeeded by
Stuart Gray

Allan evans now runs a very successful driving school


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