Wayne Evans death: Former Welsh football player died from heart attack, cause of death and obituary

Wayne Evans
Welsh footballer, Wayne Evans passed away


Wayne Evans, a former Welsh football player passed away suddenly. Let’s see how did the player die and his cause of death in detail.

How did Wayne Evans die?

Wayne, Defender and former Head Coach at Nanaimo United FC has passed away. He was also an independant Soccer Consultant and a UEFA A Coach.

Martin O’Connor has just confirmed on social media that former Walsall defender Wayne Evans has died at the age of 51.

This sad news was announced by Martin Oconnor in the following social media statement,

Some sad news today .. my friend and team mate Wayne Evans has passed away following a heart attack RIP Wanners

The absence created by Evan’s abrupt departure is difficult to put into words. His family, friends, co-players and the community he so profoundly impacted are all feeling the effects of his loss.

Who was Wayne Evans?

Welshman Wayne Duncan Evans was born on August 25, 1971. Evans, who was a defender for Walsall and Rochdale in the Football League, was a retired professional footballer.

Later, he started coaching young children for clubs like Penn Fusion Soccer Academy in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

He only stayed for one season before leaving to pursue his coaching career in Nova Scotia. Along with Peter Wilding and David Hughes, both former Salop defenders, he managed the youth team at Shrewsbury Town.

In 2011, he consented to put on his boots again and was named to the Newtown team for the New Year’s Day match against Welsh Premier League champions The New Saints. He was selected as a Football League Third Division runner-up for 1994–95.

Wayne Evans cause of death:

Wayne, a great former Saddlers player passed away from heart attack. His sudden demise has shocked everyone who knew him. He made 183 appearances for the Saddlers between 1993-1999.

Tributes flooded social media after this sudden news broke out. Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him.

Tributes to Wayne Evans:

Steve Parker posted,

What a brilliant player…Great memories r.i.p and thoughts are with family and friends UTS

Joe Burnett posted,

Deepest condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss skip.

Michal Evans posted,

Can’t believe what I’m hearing,such a top lad , R I P Evo

Alan German Fields commented,

No way Martin Oconnor RIP Wayne always remember you you was part of a great Walsall team

Trevor Cockayne posted,

RIP Wayne so sad to hear this news great player for the saddlers

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