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Gordon Cowans

Midfielder

From:

To:

1975-76

1993-94

Previous Clubs

Villa Career

Subsequent Clubs

Youth Team

1976-85 Aston Villa, Free, 356 (52) |
1988-91 Aston Villa, £250k, 145 (7) |
1993-94 Aston Villa, Free , 17 (0) |

1985-88 SSC Bari, £500k |
1988-91 Aston Villa, £250k, 145 (7) |
1991-93 Blackburn Rovers, £207k |
1993-94 Aston Villa, Free , 17 (0) |
1994 Derby County |
1994-95 Wolverhampton Wanderers |
1995-96 Sheffield United |
1996-97 Bradford City |
1997 Stockport County |
1997 Burnley |

Villa Seasons

Seasons

1975-76
1976-77
1977-78
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
1984-85
1985-86
1986-87
1987-88
1988-89
1989-90
1990-91
1991-92
1992-93
1993-94

Appearances

1
26
43
37
52
46
60
57
0
34
40
42
49
14
17

Goals

0
3
7
4
7
5
11
13
0
2
2
4
1
0
0

AT A GLANCE

Gordon Sidney Cowans

Birth Date

Monday, 27 October 1958

Birth Place 

West Cornforth, County Durham

England

TRANSFER IN

Transfer Date

Tuesday, 1 April 1975,
Friday, 1 July 1988,
Thursday, 1 July 1993,

Joined From

Mansfield Schools

Transfer Fee

Free,
Free,
Free

Aged

PLAYING RECORD

Playing Position

Midfielder

Seasons Active

1975-76

to

1993-94

Appearances

518

Goals

59

Played Under

Ron Saunders |
Tony Barton |
Graham Turner |
Graham Taylor |
Jozef Vengloš |
Ron Atkinson |

KEY DATES

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 February 1976

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 February 1976

First Goal

Wednesday, 2 March 1977

Final Appearance

Saturday, 11 December 1993

Final Squad Appearance

Sunday, 19 December 1993

TRANSFER OUT

Transfer Date

Monday, 1 July 1985,
Friday, 1 November 1991,
Tuesday, 1 February 1994

Moved To

SSC Bari,
Blackburn Rovers,
Derby County

Transfer Fee

£257,000,
£207,000,
Free

Aged

MISCELLANEOUS

Height

Foot

(5 ft 10 in) 1.77 m

Honours

1976-77 League Cup Winners |
1980-81 First Division Champions |
1981-82 European Cup Winners |
1982-83 European Super Cup Winners |
1993-94 League Cup Winners |

Gordon Cowans

BIOGRAPHY

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