|Full name||Stuart Cowden|
|Date of birth||February 1925|
|Place of birth||Alsager, England|
|Playing position||Half back|
|Stoke Boy's Club|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.† Appearances (Goals).
Cowden joined Stoke City during World War II and went on to become a regular in the War League playing 50 matches. His only senior match came in the FA Cup during the 1945–46 season where he played in a 3–1 win against Burnley. He left the club at the end of the season after he decided to work at Rolls-Royce Limited in Crewe where he stayed for 50 years. He continued to play football for non-league Witton Albion.
- Vintage Potter shares his memories of a special time Stuart Cowden at thisisstaffordshire.co.uk