Dylan McGowan

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Dylan McGowan
Personal information
Full name Dylan John McGowan[1]
Date of birth (1991-08-06) 6 August 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Paços de Ferreira
Number 17
Youth career
2003–2008 Para Hills
2008–2010 Heart of Midlothian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Heart of Midlothian 64 (0)
2010–2011 East Fife (loan) 23 (1)
2011–2012 Gold Coast United (loan) 18 (0)
2014–2017 Adelaide United 82 (7)
2017– Paços de Ferreira 0 (0)
National team
2008–2011 Australia U-20 28 (4)
2012 Australia U-23 2 (0)
2017– Australia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

Dylan John McGowan (born 6 August 1991) is an Australian professional footballer who plays for F.C. Paços de Ferreira in the Liga NOS, as a defender.

Early life[edit]

McGowan was born in Adelaide[3] into a Scottish family from Glasgow.[4] He is the brother of fellow footballer Ryan McGowan.[5]

Club career[edit]

Hearts[edit]

McGowan signed for Hearts in 2008 from Para Hills Knights.

Following his loan spells McGowan returned to Hearts.[6] McGowan made his debut for the club coming on as substitute for Mehdi Taouil in the 84th minutes, in a 3-0 win over Dundee United on 22 September 2012.[7] In a 0-0 draw against Hibernian on 4 January 2012, McGowan drew praise from Manager John McGlynn for a good display, including stopping striker Leigh Griffiths.[8] McGowan started at right back when Hearts lost 3-2 to St Mirren in the Scottish League Cup Final.[9] McGowan signed a new one-year contract, having started negotiations in January.[10][11]

McGowan made the switch from the number 74 shirt for number 5 following the departure of Darren Barr.[12] He made a good start when he provided a cross to Callum Paterson to make it 1-0 against Hibernian, which Hearts won on 11 August 2013.[13] McGowan was an ever present in the team making thirty-seven appearances at the end of the 2013-14 season, With the club in administration McGowan along with other experienced players were released by the club upon expiry of his contract.[14]

Loan Spell[edit]

On 16 November 2011, McGowan joined Scottish Second Division side East Fife on loan.[15] He made his debut on 20 November, as a substitute in their 3–1 victory over Forfar in the Scottish Cup,[16] with his league debut coming on 14 December 2010 in a 6–0 win over Stenhousemuir.[17] On 19 April, he scored his first goal for the club scoring the opening goal in their 3–2 win over Brechin City.[18] In all he made 25 appearances in all competitions for East Fife, scoring one goal.[19] Manager John Robertson was interviewed after the season on gaining McGowan services for the following season, but said at our level he's too good.[20]

In June 2011, McGowan joined A-League franchise Gold Coast United on a season long loan.[21] He made his debut on the opening day of the season on 9 October against Wellington Phoenix.[22]

Adelaide United[edit]

In June 2014, McGowan returned to his hometown, signing with Adelaide United on a two-year contract.[23] Dylan made his debut for Adelaide United in the FFA Cup in the round of 32 against the Wellington Phoenix.

He scored his first goal against rivals Melbourne victory in round 22 of the 2014/15 season.[24]

McGowan scored an extra time winner against Sydney FC to send Adelaide United to the quarterfinal of the FFA Cup on 27 August 2015.[25]

McGowan signed a new one year contract with Adelaide United in 7 June 2016.[26]

Paços Ferreira[edit]

McGowan signed a two year contract with Paços Ferreira on 16 May 2017.[27]

International career[edit]

McGowan has been capped 28 times and has scored 4 for the Australia U-20 side and was a member of the team that finished runners-up in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship and the U/20 World Cup in Colombia. He has been capped by the Australia U/23 team twice.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 9 May 2016[28][29]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
East Fife (loan)[30] 2010–11 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 1
Total 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 1
Gold Coast United (loan) 2011–12 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
Total 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
Heart of Midlothian 2012–13 19 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 22 0
2013–14 37 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 42 0
Total 56 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 64 0
Adelaide United 2014–15 26 1 5 0 31 1
2015-16 29 2 2 1 1 0 32 3
Total 55 3 7 1 1 0 63 4
Career total 152 4 10 1 7 0 1 0 170 5

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Adelaide United

Country[edit]

Australia national soccer team

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australia 0 –0 IraQ". the-afc.com. Asian Football Confederation. 22 November 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dylan McGowan". adelaideunited.com.au. Adelaide United FC. Retrieved 5 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dylan McGowan". footballaustralia.com.au. Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hearts’ Ryan McGowan ready to rib family's Celtic fans". The Scotsman. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "McGowan looking to start with a bang". Football Federation Australia. 7 October 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hearts star Ryan McGowan ready to enter Tynecastle talks". The Scotsman. 12 July 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dundee United 0-3 Hearts". BBC Sport. 22 September 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hearts rookie Dylan McGowan draws praise from John McGlynn". The Scotsman. 4 January 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "St Mirren lifted their first major silverware in more than a quarter of a century". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Dylan McGowan secures Hearts deal extension". The Scotsman. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Hearts expected to deal in Dylan McGowan". The Scotsman. 3 May 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "Hearts defender Dylan McGowan knows he's a main man at Tynecastle after swapping No.74 shirt for No.5". Daily Record. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  13. ^ "Hearts 1 - 0 Hibernian". BBC Sport. 11 August 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  14. ^ "Hearts stars released as new Tynecastle regime wields the axe". STV Sport. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "Dylan McGowan". East Fife F.C. 16 November 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  16. ^ "East Fife 3–1 Forfar". BBC SPORT. BBC. 20 November 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  17. ^ http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/mcgowan-stars-east-fife-send-six-past-stenhousemuir-1321371
  18. ^ "Brechin City 2–3 East Fife". BBC SPORT. BBC. 19 April 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  19. ^ "2010–11 Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  20. ^ "Young Hearts players thriving at East Fife under club legend Robbo". scotsman.com. The Scotsman. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  21. ^ "United confirm McGowan loan deal". footballaustralia.com.au. Football Australia. 13 June 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  22. ^ "Gold Coast United FC 1 – 1 Wellington Phoenix FC". Football Federation Australia. 9 October 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  23. ^ "Reds sign local boy McGowan". Football Federation Australia. 6 June 2014. 
  24. ^ "Wrap: Adelaide United 2 Melbourne Victory 2". Hyundai A-League. Retrieved 2015-11-04. 
  25. ^ "Adelaide United v Sydney FC - FFA Cup Match Centre". Westfield FFA Cup. Retrieved 2015-11-04. 
  26. ^ Earle, Richard. "Dylan McGowan inks one-year deal with Adelaide United". Fox Sports Australia. News Corporation. Retrieved 7 June 2016. 
  27. ^ http://www.foxsports.com.au/football/dylan-mcgowan-joins-portuguese-primeira-liga-side-pacos-ferreira-in-quest-to-win-socceroos-selection/news-story/0105edeca3e17aae4759bf94c31241cb
  28. ^ "D. MCGOWAN Stats". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  29. ^ "Dylan McGowan Stats". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  30. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack (2011). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2011–12. p. 721. ISBN 0755362314. 
  31. ^ "Adelaide triumph in inaugural Cup Final". FFA Cup. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 

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