Evans, Rhys

Birth Date

27th January 1982

Birthplace

Swindon

Occupation

Goalkeeper

Biographical Text

Evans started his career in 1998 at Chelsea, with whom he stayed until he was released in 2003, having never played a game. However he had loan spells at Bristol Rovers (February 2000), Queens Park Rangers (November 2001 to April 2002) and Leyton Orient (August to November 2002).

In 2003 Evans joined Swindon Town on a free transfer. After relegation to League Two at the end of the 2005/6 season, Evans joined Blackpool, but lost his place at the start of the 2007/8 season, following promotion to the Championship. In October 2007 he joined League Two Bradford City on a month’s loan, before joining Millwall in January 2008 on a free transfer until the end of the season.

The 2008/9 season saw Evans back at Bradford City on a permanent basis, but he was released at the end of the season as part of cost-cutting measures. Evans spent the 2009/10 season at Bristol Rovers, joining Southend United the following season after being released by Rovers during the summer. He suffered the same fate after one season at Southend, joining Conference South Staines Town in the 2011/12 season.

June 2012 saw Evans join Exeter City but he failed to establish himself as first choice goalkeeper and was released after one season to join Hereford United. May 2015 saw him take on a coaching role with the club.

Evans represented Engalnd at Under-18, Under-20 and Under-21 level.

Appearances

4

Appearances as Substitute

1

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