Player Profiles

EVESHAM UNITED FC 2014-15 SQUAD

 

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 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 first season after moving the short distance from Bishops Cleeve. Quick who is capable of playing anywhere down the left.


MATT SYSUM

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, 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 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 Harding

LIAM HARDING

Defender 


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.


AARON DRAKE 

Defender/Midfield – D.O.B. 29/04/88

Utility player who joined United at the start of the season from Evo-Stik Northern Premier Division side Stourbridge. Can play in most positions and scored against Plymouth Argyle in Stourbridge`s record-breaking FA Cup run several seasons ago.


NICK STANLEY 

Midfield

Signed in August 2014 from Southern League Premier Division Hungerford Town.  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 championship winning side last season.  Creative midfielder who passes the ball well and a good box to box player.


ELLIOT KENNEDY 

Midfield/Striker – D.O.B. 24/11/91

Moved from Western League side Slimbridge in November 2013. His pace and energy is a constant threat to opposing defenders. Also turned out for Cheltenham Saracens and Bishops Cleeve.


GEORGE WASHBOURNE 

Midfield

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.


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.


CARL BROWN

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.


MICHAEL TAMBLING

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.


LANCE SMITH 

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.


Marcus Palmer

MARCUS PALMER

Striker

 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.


ASHLEY EDENBOROUGH

  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.