Kevin McGowne

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Kevin McGowne
Personal information
Full name Kevin McGowne
Date of birth (1969-12-16) 16 December 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth Kilmarnock, Scotland
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1992 St Mirren 48 (1)
1992–1996 St Johnstone 122 (3)
1996–2002 Kilmarnock 138 (6)
2002–2003 Dundee United 12 (0)
2003 Partick Thistle 7 (0)
2003–2007 St Mirren 112 (2)
2007–2008 Montrose 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kevin McGowne (born 16 December 1969 in Kilmarnock) is a Scottish former professional footballer.

McGowne was a defender who began his career at St Mirren in 1991. He joined St Johnstone in 1992 and spent four seasons with the Perth club before being signed by Kilmarnock by Alex Totten.

He spent six years with Kilmarnock and helped them lift the 1997 Scottish Cup after beating Falkirk in the final. Dundee United was his next destination in 2001 but he spent just one season at Tannadice, making 12 league appearances.

He had a short spell with Partick Thistle in 2003 before re-joining St Mirren the same year. He helped St Mirren return to the Scottish Premier League by winning promotion in 2005–06.

McGowne left St Mirren in July 2007 after helping the club retain their SPL status in 2006–07. He joined Montrose, where he was also assistant manager to Jim Weir. McGowne was sacked by Montrose in October 2008.

He followed Weir to Arbroath as assistant manager for the 2009-2010 season, and then in May 2010 to Brechin City.

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