A popular choice for club and country during the 1950s, Evans made over 500 appearances for Celtic and won 48 caps for Scotland. At Parkhead Evans won the Scottish League championship in 1954, the Scottish Cup in 1951 and 1954 and the Scottish League Cup in 1957 and 1958. He was a Scottish Cup finalist in 1955 and 1956. Evans also made 24 appearances for the Scottish League and was voted Scottish Player of the Year in 1953. Bobby combined excellent tackling and heading skills with commitment and a relentless work rate.