Rob Bowman (footballer)

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Rob Bowman
Personal information
Full name Robert Alexander Bowman
Date of birth (1975-11-21) 21 November 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Durham, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1997 Leeds United 7 (0)
1997 Rotherham United 13 (0)
1997–2000 Carlisle United 46 (2)
2000–2001 Bohemians 5 (0)
National team
1993 England U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robert Alexander Bowman (born 21 November 1975) is an English footballer who played professionally for Leeds United, Rotherham United and Carlisle United.


Bowman was a defender who represented Leeds United, Rotherham United, Carlisle United, Bohemian F.C. and Gateshead F.C. amongst others during his career. He made his first team debut for Leeds as a 17-year-old and won the FA Youth Cup with Leeds in 1993 against a Manchester United side which included the likes of Gary Neville and Paul Scholes. He appeared in the famous Jimmy Glass game against Plymouth Argyle, in which the goalkeeper scored in the 94th minute to keep Carlisle United in the Football League.[1]

He played in the UEFA Cup for Bohemians in 2000/2001.


  1. ^ Metcalf, Rupert (10 May 1999). "Carlisle raise a Glass to survival - Carlisle United 2 Plymouth Argyle 1". London: The Independent. Retrieved 14 August 2009.

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