Luke Rowe (footballer)

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Luke Rowe
Personal information
Full name Luke Jonathan Rowe
Date of birth (1991-09-16) 16 September 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Coventry, England
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bedworth United
Number 16
Youth career
2008–2011 Birmingham City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Miramar Rangers
2011–2012 Team Wellington 14 (2)
2012 Wellington Phoenix FC 2 (0)
2012–2013 Team Wellington 13 (2)
2013 Hinckley United ? (?)
2013 Eastwood Town 2 (0)
2014– Bedworth United ? (?)
National team
New Zealand U-20
2013 New Zealand 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 June 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 June 2014

Luke Rowe (born 16 September 1991 in Royal Leamington Spa) is a New Zealand footballer who plays for Southern Football League side Bedworth United, where he plays as a defender.

Playing career[edit]

Wellington Phoenix[edit]

In June 2012 Rowe was named as one of eight inaugural players to join the Wellington Phoenix academy dubbed the 'Football School of Excellence'.[1] Due to seven Phoenix players being away on international duty Rowe and fellow FSE player Tom Biss where called on to make their debuts in a round 2 away fixture against Melbourne Heart. Despite four players making their debut the Phoenix managed come away with a 1-1 draw. Rowe played a full 90 minutes at left back.[2]

Eastwood Town[edit]

Luke Rowe joined Northern Premier League Division One South side Eastwood Town in October 2013, he only went on to make four appearances for the club (two league appearances), before departing in December 2013.[3]

International career[edit]

Rowe represented New Zealand at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia.

In mid-2012 Rowe was named as one of four players on standby for the New Zealand Olympic Football team competing at the London Olympics.[4]

International goals and caps[edit]

New Zealand's goal tally first.


  1. ^ "Phoenix Youngsters Named". Football Federation Australia. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Phoenix Defy Odds In Brave Draw". Football Federation Australia. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Luke Rowe". 16 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Men’s Olympic Football Squad Announced". New Zealand Football. 21 June 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 

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