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James Cowan

Date of Birth: October 17, 1868 (age 146)

Appearances: 3

Goals: 0

Yellow Cards: 0

Red Cards: 0

Biography

James Cowan was born in Bonhill (Dunbartonshire) on 17 October, 1868. He died on 12 December, 1918.
Born in a hotbed of football, Cowan had an ideal schooling in the game with Renton and Vale of Leven before joining Aston Villa in 1887. He spent 15 fabulous years with the Birmingham club before retiring in 1902, winning no less than five Football League championships in 1894, 1896, 1897, 1899 and 1900, as well as the FA Cup in 1895 and 1897. Unusually for a centre half, we was very fast, as
British International Championship
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
02 Apr 1898 SCOTLAND   1 - 3   ENGLAND  
03 Apr 1897 ENGLAND   1 - 2   SCOTLAND  
04 Apr 1896 SCOTLAND   2 - 1   ENGLAND  
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