Player Profiles

EVESHAM UNITED FC SQUAD 2015-16

Evesham United v Kidsgrove Athletic 30th August 2014 Jubilee Stadium, Evesham

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

PETE SOLLIS – Physio


KEVIN SAWYER 

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.


JOSH GODDARD 

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.


JARED WILSON 

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.


 

LEWIS BINNS 

Defender – D.O.B. 10/11/95

Youngster in his second season after moving the short distance from Bishops Cleeve. Quick and capable of playing anywhere down the left.


MATT SYSUM

Defender – D.O.B. 29/8/89

Re-joined Evesham for a second spell at the start of the 2014/15 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, Gloucester and Mangotsfield United.


WILL WELLON

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.


LINDEN DOVEY

Defender – D.O.B. 13/10/86 

Strong defender in his third 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 Harding

LIAM HARDING

Defender/Midfield

Liam signed at the start of the 2014-15 season after impressing in preseason.  He can play in defence or in midfield and has also turned out for Slimbridge.


MARCUS JACKSON

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.


NICK STANLEY 

Midfield

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.


SEAN WOOD 

Midfield – D.O.B. 12/3/89

Part of Cirencester Town’s 2013/14 championship winning side. Signed at the start of the 2014/15 season, Sean is a creative midfielder who passes the ball well and is a good box to box player.


GEORGE WASHBOURNE 

Midfield

Talented left-sided midfielder signed at the end of August 2014 from Evo-Stik Northern Premier Stourbridge. Began his career with Nuneaton Town’s youth team and he also played some games at a senior level for Atherstone Town in the Midland Alliance during the 2011-12 season. He has also represented the Birmingham County FA under 18’s side. Signed for Forest Green Rovers in 2012, but spent periods on loan at Gloucester City, Cirencester Town and then Redditch United. Linked up with Worcester City before making the switch to trial for Stourbridge.


KEVIN SLACK – No Photo

Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 5/4/80 

Joined at the start of the 2014/15 season for his second spell with the Robins. Operates in midfield or in attack. Previous clubs include Bishops Cleeve and Shortwood United.


CARL BROWN

Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 16/7/88

Beginning his third 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.


LANCE SMITH 

Striker – D.O.B 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 in his first season with 18 goals.


ASHLEY EDENBOROUGH

  Striker – D.O.B. 29/5/85

Signed from Swindon Supermarine at the start of the 2014/15 season where he was a prolific scorer during his time at the Webb`s Wood Stadium. A lethal finisher who is a firm favourite with the home supporters.


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ADAM MANN

Striker

Adam signed permanently from Gloucester City at the end of January 2015 after an initial loan spell.  Broke into the Tigers side as a teenager in 2010 after impressing for the club’s youth development. Originally a winger but after a spell at Shortwood United, he returned to the Tigers as a complete forward who excelled at setting up, as well as scoring goals.


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LEE SMITH

Striker

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.


ASHLEY WILLIAMS – No Photo

Midfield

Experienced midfielder who moved from Premier Division Paulton Rovers in the summer. Strong and hardworking player who has also played for Chippenham Town and Mangotsfield United.


BEN MAGUIRE – No Photo

Midfield

Starting his first season at the Jubilee Stadium following his move from neighbours Bishops Cleeve. Young midfielder who previously spent three seasons at Swindon Town.


CLAYTON GREEN – No Photo

Midfield

Signed for the Robins in pre-season after spending time at Paulton Rovers. Can operate anywhere down the left and also has an eye for goal.