McEwen then moved on to Bury, where he won the FA Cup in 1903, with a crushing 6–0 victory over Derby County. After three years at Gigg Lane, he returned for a spell at Luton Town (now in the Southern League), before joining Norwich City, initially as a player, before taking on the role of manager. McEwen was City's second manager, and was in charge for 43 matches between 1907 and 1908, winning 13, losing 20 and drawing 10 games
^Joy, Bernard (1952). Forward Arsenal!. Phoenix House. p. 26. "By April 1915 [...] the club had to dispense with Manager George Morrell and Coach 'Punch' McEwan [sic] got the teams together for the newly formed London Football Combination.