|Full name||Gary Owers|
|Date of birth||3 October 1968|
|Place of birth||Gateshead, England|
|2002-2003||Forest Green Rovers||50||(1)|
|2005-2006||Forest Green Rovers||0||(0)|
|2005-2006||Forest Green Rovers|
|2009-2011||Aldershot Town (assistant manager)|
|2012-2014||Plymouth Argyle (assistant manager)|
|2015 -||Motherwell (Head of Recruitment)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Gary Owers (born 3 October 1968) is an English former professional footballer and was previously manager of Forest Green Rovers as well as the Assistant Manager at League Two sideS Aldershot Town and Plymouth Argyle. He's currently the Head of Recruitment at Motherwell
Born in Gateshead, Owers began his career with Sunderland, making his debut in 1986 and playing in the 1992 FA Cup Final, in which Sunderland lost to Liverpool. In December 1994 Owers moved to Bristol City for a fee of £250,000, and he spent four years there, before moving to Sam Allardyce's Notts County in the summer of 1998. In 2000 Owers signed a new two-year deal with Notts County. He was released by Notts County at the of the 2001-02 season and was signed by Nigel Spink, the manager of Forest Green Rovers in August 2002.
Owers became player-coach at Bath City in October 2003. He was appointed as Bath's new manager the following month, and led them to sixth place in the Southern League Premier Division in 2005-2006, missing out on the play-offs on goal difference.
Owers replaced Alan Lewer as manager of Forest Green Rovers in May 2005 after they had been relegated from the Conference. However, they got a surprise reprieve as Northwich's ground failed to meet Conference rules, meaning they were relegated with Forest Green taking their place.
In his first season in charge of Forest Green Rovers, he led the team to 19th place in the Conference avoiding relegation on the last day of the season with a 2-0 victory over Stevenage Borough.Became Forest Green Rovers first professional full-time manager.
On 11 November 2009 Aldershot Town Manager Kevin Dillon, confirmed that Owers was to be his new Assistant Manager at Aldershot Town.Under Dillon and Owers Shots finished in their highest ever league position ( 6th ) before losing to Rotherham over a two legged play off semi final.
In June 2012 Owers joined the coaching staff at Plymouth Argyle primarily to work with the youth team players under newly appointed Academy Manager Kevin Hodges. In January 2013 Owers was promoted from Argyle's youth set-up to begin working with the first team by newly appointed manager John Sheridan.
- "New deal for Owers". BBC Sport. 12 October 2000.
- "Forest Green sign Owers". www.nonleaguedaily.com.
- Bath appoint Owers as player-coach
- Bath go for Owers
- Owers takes Forest Green post
- "Gary Owers leaves role as Plymouth Argyle first-team coach". BBC Sport. 28 April 2014.
- "Gary Owers is Head of Recruitment". Motherwell F.C. 9 March 2015.