Sid Bowser

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Sid Bowser
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Personal information
Full name Sidney Bowser
Date of birth (1891-04-06)6 April 1891
Place of birth Handsworth, Birmingham, England
Date of death 10 February 1961(1961-02-10) (aged 69)
Place of death Birmingham, England
Playing position Inside left/Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1913 West Bromwich Albion 123 (44)
1913–1914 Belfast Distillery
1914–1924 West Bromwich Albion 218 (20)
1924–1927 Walsall 27 (0)
National team
1919 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sidney Bowser (6 April 1891 – 10 February 1961), better known as Sid Bowser, was an English footballer who played at inside-left and centre-half.


Bowser was born in Handsworth, Birmingham. He joined West Bromwich Albion in July 1908 and remained with the club for five years. He moved to Belfast Distillery in April 1913, but re-joined Albion the following February. He signed for Walsall in August 1924 before retiring in May 1927. He died in Birmingham in 1961.


  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 34. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.