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Roy Evans is the youngest ever coach at only 25

Roy Evans is the youngest ever coach in the Football League at only 25.

Roy Evans has been appointed reserve team trainer at Liverpool Football Club. Evans is the youngest ever coach in the Football League at only 25.

Bob Paisley, Liverpool's new manager was happy with the latest addition to Reds' coaching staff: "We have had Roy in mind for a job like this for some time. He knows the game well and has the right approach to control and guide players."

Chairman John Smith added: "I am delighted that Roy has accepted our offer. We wanted to keep the promotions and changes within the club to maintain our family atmosphere."

"Roy took his time to consider our offer because he felt he could have played a few more years, but I put it to him that this was a great opportunity to make a career in football. We have not made an appointment for today but for the future. One day, Roy Evans will be our manager."

Article from August 1974.
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