Player Profile – Iain Evans
NAME: Iain Evans
POSITION: Right back / Midfield
BIRTH DATE: 22.07.82
BIRTH PLACE: Lincoln
PREVIOUS CLUBS: Loads, I’ve played in Australia, New Zealand and Canada
Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself?
As of friday i will be unemployed!, so any job offers are more than welcome. I’m a quiet bloke off the pitch but can get a little vocal on it.
How did you end up at Merton FC?
Google, i was looking for a local team and Merton was one of the closest to me.
What was your best moment in your MFC career till now?
Turning up at the wrong ground and having to walk 5 miles to get to the right pitch.
If you could play for a professional team, which would be it and why?
Lincoln City FC, its my local club
Do you have any pre-match rituals or superstitions?
Not really, I do lay all my kit out on the bed before i put it in my bag as i have a tendency to forget shin pads, spare pants etc.
Lastly, share us your goals/expectations for the season.
I just want to enjoy the games, have a laugh and win as many as possible.
Player of the season (so far): Everyone i have played with has played well and I’m terrible with names!
Childhood Team: Lincoln City
Favourite team in the UK: Lincoln City
Favourite team outside the UK: Portland Timbers (MLS)
Childhood Hero: Eric Cantona
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite Drink: Cherry Coke
Favourite Band: John Butler Trio