Lisa Evans

Lisa Catherine Evans (born 21 May 1992) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Arsenal of England's FA WSL, and for the Scotland national team. She previously played club football for Glasgow City in her native country, and for Turbine Potsdam and FC Bayern Munich in Germany's Frauen-Bundesliga, winning the domestic league title in all three nations.

Lisa Evans
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Evans in 2016
Personal information
Full name Lisa Catherine Evans
Date of birth 21 May 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Perth, Scotland
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Winger, Forward, Wing-back, Full back
Club information
Current team
Arsenal
Number 17
Youth career
St Johnstone Girls[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Glasgow City 39 (46)
2012–2015 Turbine Potsdam 49 (9)
2015–2017 FC Bayern Munich 32 (2)
2017– Arsenal 36 (3)
National team
2007–2008 Scotland U17 9 (4)
2009–2011 Scotland U19 23 (5)
2011– Scotland 79 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 June 2019

Club career

Glasgow City

Born in Perth, Evans played as a youth with local team St Johnstone Girls (where she played alongside future international teammate Lana Clelland)[1] before joining Scottish Women's Premier League (SWFL) powerhouse side Glasgow City from in August 2008.[2] She originally started to play for Glasgow's reserve team which won the 2nd division with a 100% record, making her first team debut in 2009.[3] During her time at Glasgow the club won the Scottish Women's Premier League four times, 2009–2012, the Scottish Women's Premier League Cup twice, 2009, 2012 and the Scottish Women's Cup three times, 2009, 2011–2012. Evans also won the Glasgow City 2011 Young Player of the Year award.[4] She was part of a Glasgow side which went to the last sixteen of the UEFA Women's Champions League agains't Turbine Potsdam.[5] Evans left Glasgow having scored 46 goals in 39 regular season games.

Turbine Potsdam

In February 2012, German Frauen-Bundesliga champions Turbine Potsdam invited Evans for a trial, after spotting her in their 17–0 UEFA Women's Champions League aggregate win over Glasgow City.[6][7] On 12 June 2012, it was revealed that she had signed a professional contract with Potsdam.[8][9] In December 2012 Evans's contract was extended by a further two years.[10] Turbine's veteran coach Bernd Schröder at the time of the extension described being impressed by the start Evans had made: "It means we're able to secure the long-term services of a player who has developed a lot over the last few weeks and months. Lisa has fitted in really well to the philosophy of the club as a footballer and as a person, and is an enormous benefit to the team."[11] During her first year at Potsdam, Evans was part of a team that was runner up both in the league and the DFB-Pokal Frauen in 2012–2013. Evans was again part of the runner up campaign for the Pokal in 2014–2015. She left Potsdam having played 41 regular season games, scoring 7 goals in the process.

Bayern Munich

In April 2015, Evans announced that she had signed a three-year contract with Turbine's Frauen-Bundesliga rivals FC Bayern Munich, to begin the following season.[10][12][13] Evans went on to win the 2015–16 Frauen-Bundesliga and become 2016–17 runner ups with Bayern. She also competed with Bayern to the round 32 of the 2015–16 UEFA Women's Champions League and the quarter finals of the 2016–17 UEFA Women's Champions League.[14] During her time at Bayern Evans made 32 regular season games, scoring twice.

Arsenal

On 29 June 2017, Evans signed for Arsenal.[15] Due to injuries and competition for places in her usual playing position, coach Joe Montemurro sometimes deployed Evans as a full-back: "One week I find myself on the left wing and then the other I find myself at right-back but it's something I've really enjoyed. It's made me an all-around better player."[16] She extended her contract with the FA WSL club in December 2018.[17] During her first season with Arsenal 2017–18, Evans played 18 regular season games, scoring two goals, went on to win the WSL Cup and was runner up for Women's FA Cup. Her second season with the club saw her play another 18 regular season games and help Arsenal to a runner up position in the WSL Cup and finish first in the FA WSL.

International career

Evans made her debut with the Scottish national team against Wales in October 2011.[18] In February 2012 Evans scored her first international goal in a 5–1 friendly win over Northern Ireland in Belfast.[19] She was part of the squad which narrowly failed to qualify for the UEFA Women's Euro 2013 with a late defeat in the qualification play-off.[20]

Evans scored three goals for Scotland during UEFA qualifying for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Scotland finished second in their qualifying group and advanced to the UEFA play-offs where they were eliminated by the Netherlands.

In 2017 Scotland qualified for the European Championships for the first time ever. Evans was named to the Scotland team for Euro 2017 and appeared in all three group games for Scotland. Evans and Scotland followed this with a direct qualificaton, after winning their group, to progress to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She was selected for the Scottish world cup squad on 15 May 2019.[21][22]

International goals

Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first.[23]
# Date Venue Opponent Result Competition Scored
1 5 February 2012 Solitude, Belfast  Northern Ireland 5–1 Friendly 1
2 9 May 2012 Stadion Kazimierza Deyny, Starogard Gdański  Poland 3–1 Friendly 1
3 8 March 2013 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca  England 4–4 2013 Cyprus Cup 1
4 22 September 2013 Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn  Faroe Islands 7–2 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification 1
5 26 September 2013 Fir Park, Motherwell  Bosnia and Herzegovina 7–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification 1
8 7 March 2013 GSP Stadium, Nicosia  Netherlands 4–3 2014 Cyprus Cup 3
9 10 March 2013 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca  Australia 4–2 2014 Cyprus Cup 1
10 5 April 2014 Fir Park, Motherwell  Poland 2–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification 1
11 23 October 2015 Fir Park, Motherwell  Belarus 7–0 2017 EURO qualification 1
12 29 November 2015 St Mirren Park, Paisley  North Macedonia 10–0 2017 EURO qualification 1
13 6 March 2017 Makario Stadium, Nicosia  Austria 3–1 2017 Cyprus Cup 1
14 6 March 2017 Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk  Romania 2–0 Friendly 1
15 24 October 2017 Paisley 2021 Stadium, Paisley  Albania 5–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification 1
16 6 March 2017 Pinatar Arena, Murcia  New Zealand 2–0 Friendly 1
17 12 June 2018 Kielce City Stadium, Kielce  Poland 3–2 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qual. 1

Honours

Club

Glasgow City

Bayern Munich

Arsenal

Personal life

Evans, lives north of London with her girlfriend, Arsenal teammate and Dutch international, Vivianne Miedema.[24][25]

We Play Strong

Evans is one of UEFA's official ambassadors for #WePlayStrong, a social media and vlogging campaign which was launched in 2018. The campaign's "...aim is to promote women’s football as much as we can and to make people aware of women’s football, really,” Evans explains. “The ultimate goal is to make football the most played sport by females by 2020. So it’s a UEFA initiative to get more women and girls playing football, whether they want to be professional or not.”[26] The series, which also originally included professional footballers Sarah Zadrazil, Eunice Beckmann, Laura Feiersinger and now also includes Petronella Ekroth and Shanice van de Sanden, follows the daily lives of female professional footballers.[27]

References

  1. ^ a b Perth women Lana and Lisa to make history for Scotland in World Cup, Dundee Evening Telegraph, 6 June 2019
  2. ^ "Lisa Evans Profile". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Lisa Evans to leave City for full-time contract with Turbine Potsdam". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Glasgow City awards season 2011". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Lisa Evans to leave Glasgow City for a full-time contract with Turbine Potsdam". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Glasgow City striker Lisa Evans on trial with German giants Potsdam". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Lisa set to mix it with the best". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Lisa Evans to leave City for full-time contract with Turbine Potsdam". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Lisa Evans goes pro with Potsdam". She Kicks. 12 June 2012. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2012.
  10. ^ a b "Bayern verpflichtet Lisa Evans von Potsdam" [Bayern sign Lisa Evans from Potsdam] (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  11. ^ Bathgate, Stuart (18 December 2012). "Perth girl Lisa Evans revelling at top end of the Bundesliga". The Scotsman. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  12. ^ "Bayern Munich Frauen sign Scottish international Lisa Evans". Bavarian Football Works. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Perth's Scottish Internationalist Lisa Evans will move to Bayern Munich later this year". Daily Record. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Lisa Evans gegen ihre Landsleute: "Wir können jeden schlagen"" (in German). Daily Record. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  15. ^ "Lisa Evans joins Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal.com. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  16. ^ Dawson, Matt (19 March 2019). "Lisa Evans: I presumed I would play men's football". Vavel. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  17. ^ "Lisa Evans: Arsenal's Scotland winger signs new contract with Gunners". BBC Sport. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  18. ^ Lisa Evans called up to replace talisman Julie Fleeting. The Guardian
  19. ^ "Beattie inspires Scotland Women to victory". The Scottish FA. 5 February 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
  20. ^ Lamont, Alasdair (24 October 2013). "Scotland suffer late loss to Spain in Euro 2013 play-off". British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  21. ^ Wrack, Suzanne (15 May 2019). "Women's World Cup: Arsenal's Emma Mitchell left out of Scotland squad". The Guardian.
  22. ^ "Women's World Cup: Meet Shelley Kerr's Scotland squad for France". BBC Sport. 15 May 2019.
  23. ^ "Lisa Evans – Women's A Squad". The Scottish FA. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  24. ^ Dodge, Sam (7 July 2019). "Lisa Evans, Vivianne Miedema's Girlfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy.com. Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  25. ^ WePlayStrong (22 March 2019), Check out this Arsenal football star's apartment! #WhySoSerious, retrieved 7 July 2019
  26. ^ "ARSEBLOG EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ARSENAL'S LISA EVANS". Arseblog. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  27. ^ "Arsenal's Lisa Evans launches scheme to get more women playing football". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

External links

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Theatre Centre is a UK-based theatre company touring new plays for young audiences aged 4 to 18. Founded in 1953 by Brian Way, the company has developed plays by writers including Lisa Evans, Noël Greig, Mike Kenny, Bryony Lavery, Leo Butler, Brendan Murray, Philip Osment, Manjinder Virk, Roy Williams and Benjamin Zephaniah. Theatre Centre is a member of Theatre for Young Audiences UK (TYA-UK), a network for makers and promoters of professional theatre for young audiences.Brian Way and Margaret Faulkes founded Theatre Centre in 1953. When they produced a shortened version of Dorothy L. Sayers’ The Man Born To Be King, the production inspired Sayers to donate £200 to help establish the company. The company's "initial aim was to provide a place where unemployed actors might meet and practise their art", Laurence Harbottle (of Harbottle & Lewis) reported in 2006. "What it became was the launch pad for educational theatre in schools - and what Brian became, in the next half century, was the seminal influence on that movement, worldwide.”

Many of Theatre Centre’s early plays were written by Brian Way himself. Way believed plays should be written for a specific age group., and "argued that the quality of performance deteriorates" when audience numbers increase. Theatre Centre productions were “presented informally on the floor of the school hall, in the round.” Today, Theatre Centre shows tour to schools and venues around the country and the company has a focus on writers creating “exciting work for young audiences.”

Theatre Centre is a registered charity and is an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

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