A goal-scoring winger, years before Cliff Jones, Willie Evans shone brightly although his career was cut short by injury.
Outside left 1931-1936.
Willie made his debut as a teenager at home against Swansea Town and he scored twice in a 6-2 win.
A serious knee injury ended his career, which was short, but spectacular, with him enjoying good support from the crowd as he as a popular player at the time.
His record of 86 goals in 194 League and FA Cup appearances for Tottenham was a good ratio and it won him the admiration of the Welsh selectors, who awarded him six Welsh caps.
Was a part of the1922-23 promotion side, scoring 28 league goals – 11 from the penalty spot. in the campaign. Whenever he surged forward, fans got excited as he was renowned for his powerful shooting that used to terrorise the opposition defenders.
On retiring from football, Willie wrote for the Daily Mirror covering youth and schools football. He retired in October 1974, but was still involved in the game, as a selector for the London Federation of Boy's Clubs.