Bert Bowery

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Bert Bowery
Personal information
Full name Bertram Nathanial Bowery
Date of birth (1954-10-29) 29 October 1954 (age 59)
Place of birth Saint Kitts and Nevis
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1974 Ilkeston Town 37 (9)
1974–1975 Worksop Town ? (?)
1975–1976 Nottingham Forest 2 (2)
1976 Lincoln City (loan) 4 (1)
1976 Boston Minutemen 24 (11)
1977 Team Hawaii 10 (1)
Long Eaton United ? (?)
Arnold ? (?)
Total 77 (24)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bertram Nathanial Bowery (born 29 October 1954) is an English former professional footballer who played in England and the United States as a striker.

Early and personal life[edit]

Bowery was born in Saint Kitts and Nevis, and grew up in England. His son Jordan is also a professional footballer.[1]

Career[edit]

Bowery began his career in non-league football with Ilkeston Town and Worksop Town, before starting a professional career with Nottingham Forest. He played for Forest between 1975 and 1976, and made two league appearances, scoring two goals.[2] While at Forest, he spent a loan spell with Lincoln City in 1976, where he made four league appearances and scored one goal.[3] Bowery later played in the NASL for the Boston Minutemen and Team Hawaii,[4] before returning to England to play non-league football with Long Eaton United and Arnold.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jordan Bowery". Chesterfield Football Club. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "NOTTINGHAM FOREST : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "LINCOLN CITY : 1946/47 - 1986/87 & 1988/89 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 9 April 2009. 
  4. ^ "NASL career stats". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved 7 May 2014.