Billy Cowan (footballer)

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Billy Cowan
Personal information
Full name William Duncan Cowan
Date of birth 9 August 1896
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death Unknown
Playing position Inside right
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923–1925 Newcastle United 87 (23)
1926 Manchester City 22 (11)
St Mirren
Peebles Rovers
North Shields
1930 Hartlepool United 3 (2)
1930 Darlington 7 (1)
Bath City
National team
1924 Scotland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

William Duncan "Billy" Cowan (9 August 1896 – unknown) was a Scottish professional footballer. An inside right who could also play at inside left, he played in the Football League for Newcastle United, Manchester City, Hartlepool United and Darlington. He also received one cap for Scotland.[1]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 62. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.