Syd Owen

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Sydney William Owen (28 February 1922 – January 1999) was an English footballer and football coach.

He made 388 first-team appearances for Luton Town.

In 1959 he was the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year.[1]

He earned three caps for the England national football team, and was a member of the 1954 FIFA World Cup team. He managed Luton, and later became first team coach of Leeds United under Don Revie throughout the 60s and 70s.


  1. ^ "England Player Honours - Football Writers' Association Footballers of the Year". England Football Online. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 

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