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Liam Higgins 65


Liam Higgins joined the Everton Academy in December 2017 from Mold Alexander FC at the age of just 15 and graduated to the U18 side in July 2019 as a First Year Scholar. 

Liam's 17th birthday came and went in January 2020 without any word of a professional contract but he was elevated briefly to the U23 squad in preparation for the 2020-21 season, only to sit on the bench as an unused sub in a couple of pre-season friendlies and the first Premier League 2 game, without making his debut at this level until he came on as a late substitute in the final Premier League Cup group game in February 2020.

Higgins played in all but the last of the U18 Premier League games in the 2020-21 season up until the midwinter break but was subbed off at half-time against Wolves in early December and only returned to action for the last two games of the season as a result of a serious hamstring injury.

In June 2021, Everton announced that the club was extending Liam's Scholarship in the Academy for third year. In the next season, he would manage to play just three games as a substitute, sitting out another two on the bench.

He signed new one-year contracts in June 2022 and May 2023, tying him to Everton until the summer of 2024.


Squad number 65
Position Midfielder
Nationality Wales
Born Wrexham
Date of birth 15 January 2003
Height 5'-7" (1.69 m)
Joined 1 July 2019
Joined from Everton Academy
Signed under Marco Silva
Transfer fee N/A
Contract duration 2 + 1 + 1 + 1 years
Contract expires June 2024
Full debut Under-23s only
Previous Clubs Mold Alexander
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Everton Career

Season Squad Number League Apps (sub) League Goals Cup Apps (sub) Cup Goals Total Apps (sub) Total Goals
2021-22  () () ()
2020-21 65 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0
  Totals () () ()

Academy U23s Career

Season Team League Apps League Goals Cup Apps Cup Goals
2021-22 Under-23s 0 (1) 0 1 (0) 0
2020-21 Under-23s 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0
2019-20 Under-23s 0 (0) 0 0 (1) 0

Academy U18s Career

Season Team League Apps League Goals Cup Apps Cup Goals
2020-21 Under-18s  9 (3) 1 0 (0) 0
2019-20 Under-18s  5 (7) 0 6 (1) 1



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