Player #586

Appearances:

518

Starts:

497

Goals:

59

Seasons:

15

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Gordon Cowans

Position

Midfielder

From

1975-76

To

1993-94

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Gordon Cowans

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Seasons

1975-76
1976-77
1977-78
1978-79
1979-80
1980-81
1981-82
1982-83
1983-84
1984-85
1988-89
1989-90
1990-91
1991-92
1993-94

Age*

16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
29
30
31
32
34

Division

D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
D1
PL

Appearances

518
1
26
43
37
52
46
60
57
0
34
40
42
49
14
17

Starts

497
0
21
35
36
52
46
60
57
0
33
39
42
49
12
15

Substitute

21
1
5
8
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
2
2

Unused

13
2
2
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1

Goals

59
0
3
7
4
7
5
11
13
0
2
2
4
1
0
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

Gordon Sidney Cowans

Birth Date

Monday, 27 October 1958

Birth Place

West Cornforth, County Durham

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Mansfield Schools

For

Free,
Free,
Free

On

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

Previous Clubs

Youth Team

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

SSC Bari,
Blackburn Rovers,
Derby County

For

£257,000,
£207,000,
Free

On

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

Subsequent Clubs

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 Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

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

Played Under

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

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 7 February 1976

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 7 February 1976

Manchester City (a), Division One

First Goal

Wednesday, 2 March 1977

Final Appearance

Saturday, 11 December 1993

Wimbledon (h), Premier League

Final Squad Appearance

Sunday, 19 December 1993

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 |

Height

(5 ft 10 in) 1.77 m

Foot

International Team

England

Gordon Cowans