EVESHAM UNITED FC 2014-15 SQUAD
PAUL COLLICUTT – Manager
Paul is a former player with Swindon Town, Trowbridge Town, Cheltenham Town, Gloucester City, Forest Green Rovers, Newport AFC and Cinderford Town. He was Assistant Manager to Frank Gregan at Forest Green and Nick Jordan at Evesham United. A Cleeve boy born and bred, Collicutt captained Cheltenham Town to the Southern League title and promotion to the Alliance Premier League in 1985. He re-joined his home town club, Bishops Cleeve, as a player in 1999 and during his decade at the club went on to successfully manage them into the Southern League.Returned to management with Evesham in November 2013.
MARK BOYLAND – Assistant Manager
Cheltenham Town favourite who played with Collicutt in what was a very successful Cheltenham Town side that won the Southern League title in 1985. Was manager of Hellenic League side Hook Norton for over three seasons before joining Evesham in November 2013.
RICHARD SMITH – Coach
Joined the club when Collicutt was appointed having worked with him at Bishops Cleeve. Has played for Evesham in the past along with Cirencester Town amongst others. Also coached at Swindon Supermarine and Highworth Town.
STUART MARTYN – Goalkeeping Coach
PETE SOLLIS – Physio
Goalkeeper – D.O.B. 14/4/80
Experienced goalkeeper who joined the Robins at the start of the season from Mangotsfield United. Also appeared for Leamington, Chippenham Town, Weston-Super -Mare, Salisbury City, Gloucester City and Cirencester Town.
Goalkeeper – D.O.B. 14/5/95
United`s reserve team goalkeeper and capable understudy to number one Kevin Sawyer. Confident and a good shot stopper.
Defender – D.O.B 24/1/89
Joined Evesham in July 2012 from Cirencester Town. Began his career at Birmingham City where he made one league appearance before playing 16 times on loan at Chesterfield. Also played for Worcester City.
Defender – D.O.B. 10/11/95
Youngster in his first season after moving the short distance from Bishops Cleeve. Quick who is capable of playing anywhere down the left.
Defender – D.O.B. 29/8/89
Rejoined Evesham for a second spell at the start of the current season. Whole hearted player who is commanding in the air, strong in the tackle and scores some important goals from set-pieces. Previous clubs include Cirencester Town, Gloucester City and Mangotsfield United.
Defender – D.O.B. 1/12/88
Made his Evesham debut in January 2014 after being snapped up from Slimbridge AFC. Operates at full-back or central defender. Strong and commanding with a cultured left-foot.
Defender – D.O.B. 13/10/86
Strong defender in his second season at the Jubilee Stadium. Quick and reads the game well. Can also operate as an emergency striker. Also turned out for Rushall Olympic and Stourbridge.
Liam signed at the start of this season after impressing in preseason. He can play in defence or in midfield and has also turned out for Slimbridge.
Defender/Midfield – DOB 16/5/79
Experienced wide midfielder who can play anywhere down the right. Has an abundance of energy and always gives 100%. Previous clubs include Stourbridge, Leamington and Daventry Town.
Signed in August 2014 from Southern League Premier Division Hungerford Town. He is a very competitive player who always gives his all. Other clubs include Oxford City, Leamington, Swindon Supermarine, Cirencester Town, Devizes Town and Chippenham Town.
Midfield – D.O.B. 12/3/89
Part of Cirencester Town`s championship winning side last season. Creative midfielder who passes the ball well and a good box to box player. His previous clubs include Hungerford Town and Swindon Supermarine.
Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 24/11/91
Moved from Western League side Slimbridge AFC in November 2013. His pace and energy is a constant threat to opposing defenders. Also turned out for Cheltenham Saracens and Bishops Cleeve.
Talented left-sided midfielder signed at the end of August 2014 from Stourbridge. Began his career with Nuneaton Town and then Atherstone Town in the Midland Alliance. He has represented the Birmingham County F.A. under 18’s side. Signed for Forest Green Rovers in 2012, but been on loan at Gloucester City, Cirencester Town and Redditch United. Currently studying at the University of Worcester.
OLLIE KNOWLES – No Photo
Signed in December 2014 after his release from Paulton Rovers. Before that he was with Weston-super-Mare.
KEVIN SLACK – No Photo
Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 5/4/80
Joined at the start of the season for his second spell with the Robins. Operates in midfield or in attack. Previous clubs include Bishops Cleeve and Shortwood United.
Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 16/7/88
Beginning his second full season at the Jubilee Stadium after originally signing for the club in November 2012 before departing towards the end of that season. Can play in midfield or in attack. Has also played for Bishops Cleeve. Supporters Player of the Season.
Defender/Midfield/Forward – DOB 22/12/86
Joined United at the start of last season from Bishops Cleeve. Has also turned out for Cirencester Town. Can play at the back, midfield or wide up front. His uncle is Bobby Tambling Chelsea’s second top-scorer of all time. Currently at Westfields.
Striker – DOB 28/7/1991
Local player who moved to United from Midland Combination neighbours Badsey Rangers in September 2013. Strong, hardworking forward who finished top of the club`s scoring charts last season with 18 goals. Players’s Player of the Year.
Re-joined the club at the start of last season after spending the end of the 2011-12 season with Stourbridge. Scored 13 goals last season. Also appeared for Hereford United, Forest Green Rovers, Gloucester City and Cirencester Town. Currently at Westfields.
Striker – D.O.B. 29/5/85
Moved from Swindon Supermarine at the start of the season and was a prolific scorer during his time at the Webb`s Wood Stadium. A lethal finisher who is already a firm favourite with the home supporters. His previous clubs also include Hungerford Town, Chippenham Town and Cirencester Town.
Adam joined the Robins in January 2015 on a permanent deal after a loan spell from Gloucester City where he broke into the side as a teenager in 2010 after impressing for the club’s youth development. He was originally a winger but after a spell at Shortwood United he returned to the Tigers as a complete forward who excels at setting up as well as scoring goals.
Signed in February 2015 from Southern Premier League side Hungerford Town where he was a regular this season making 30 appearances. The 31 year old has previously played for Cinderford Town, Weymouth, Forest Green Rovers, Worcester City and Gloucester City. Last season he was top scorer for Cirencester Town when they won the Southern League Division 1 South & West scoring an impressive 38 goals in 51 league and cup appearances.