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About Jimmy Cowan:

Born: October 17, 1868: Bonhill (Dunbartonshire), Scotland.
Passed away: December 12, 1918: London, England.

Position: Centre half.

Height: 170 cm. (5ft. 7in.);
Weight: 78 kilos (12st. 4lb.).

Career:
Renton.
Vale of Leven: 1887.
Warwickshire County FC: 1888.
Aston Villa: Signed: August, 1889.
* 1889-90: 22-2 (Football League); 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1890-91: 20-5 (Football League); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1891-92: 25-0 (Football League); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1892-93: 26-1 (Football League 1); 1-1 (FA Cup);
* 1893-94: 30-3 (Football League 1); 4-2 (FA Cup);
* 1894-95: 30-4 (Football League 1); 5-1 (FA Cup);
* 1895-96: 23-2 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1896-97: 30-1 (Football League 1); 7-0 (FA Cup);
* 1897-98: 28-1 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1898-99: 33-2 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1899-00: 25-1 (Football League 1); 5-0 (FA Cup);
* 1900-01: 23-0 (Football League 1); 6-1 (FA Cup);
* 1901-02: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
** Announced his retirement in June, 1902.
Coach: Aston Villa: 1902.
Queens Park Rangers: 1905.
* 1905-06: 1-1 (Southern League).
Manager: Queens Park Rangers: Appointed: December, 1906.
** Resigned due to ill-health: March 31, 1913.

Merits:
Scotland A 3-1: (v. England: April 4, 1896; v. England: April 3, 1897; v. England: April 2, 1898 ‘1g’).
Scotland A Trials: (March 25, 1896 ‘1g’; March 23, 1898).
Football League First Division Winner: 1893-94 (Aston Villa), 1895-96 (Aston Villa), 1896-97 (Aston Villa), 1898-99 (Aston Villa), 1899-00 (Aston Villa).
FA Cup Winner: 1894-95 (Aston Villa), 1896-97 (Aston Villa).

Image(s):
Sporting Life: April 10, 1897.

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