Jack Owen (footballer)
|Full name||John Owen|
|Date of birth||1866|
|Place of birth||Chirk, Denbighshire, Wales|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Playing position||Left half|
|1887–1893||Newton Heath LYR||67||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Chirk, Denbighshire, Owen began his football career with Chirk before signing for Newton Heath in October 1887. His elder brother, William, also signed from Chirk at the same time. Owen scored six goals in 90 appearances over the span of a six-year career with the Heathens, before losing his place to new signing Fred Erentz, who would go on to serve the club for almost 10 years.
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