Ian Cowan
Ian Cowan
Ian Cowan
● Ian Cowan, 1965 (SP)

born in Scotland

Ian Cowan was born on Monday, 27th November, 1944, in Falkirk.

The 5' 8 (10st 5lbs) forward signed for Willie Thornton's Thistle circa Saturday, 12th August, 1961, having most recently been with Rutherglen Glencairn.

Aged 17, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th November, 1962, in a 1-0 win at home to Dundee in the SFL First Division.

Ian scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 24th November, 1962, in a 2-0 win away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

He scored the last of his 16 goals on Wednesday, 22nd September, 1965, in a 6-2 friendly win away to Queen of the South.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 9th October, 1965, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Morton in the SFL First Division, having appeared as a Jag on 97 occasions.

His club-list included Camelon, Falkirk, Rutherglen Glencairn, Partick Thistle, St Johnstone, Dunfermline Athletic, Southend United, Hong Kong Rangers, Oostend, Albion Rovers and Whitburn Junior.

Ian died on Tuesday, 15th November, 2016, aged 71.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
17y, 11m, 28d goal.png 24.11.1962 Celtic [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 13)
18y, 0m, 18d goal.png 15.12.1962 Aberdeen [a] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
18y, 1m, 2d goal.png 29.12.1962 Kilmarnock [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 17)
18y, 4m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 10.04.1963 Heart of Midlothian [a] W4-2 (SFL First Division - game 26)
18y, 5m, 4d goal.png 01.05.1963 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 32)
18y, 11m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 09.11.1963 Celtic [a] L3-5 (SFL First Division - game 11)
19y, 0m, 10d goal.pnggoal.png 07.12.1963 Queen of the South [h] W6-1 (SFL First Division - game 15)
19y, 3m, 13d goal.png 11.03.1964 Celtic [h] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 28)
19y, 3m, 23d goal.png 21.03.1964 St Johnstone [a] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 30)
20y, 1m, 13d goal.png 09.01.1965 Falkirk [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 20)
20y, 2m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 10.02.1965 Ayr United [h] W7-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Round replay)
20y, 9m, 26d goal.png 22.09.1965 Queen of the South [a] W6-2 (Friendly)

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