Stanley Cowie

Stanley Cowie (1890 – August 1927) was an English professional footballer. An inside right, he played in the Football League for Blackpool and was also on the books of Exeter City.[1] His body was "found in the River Tyne with his hands and feet tied with cord" in August 1927.[2]

Stanley Cowie
Personal information
Date of birth 1890
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Date of death August 1927 (aged 3637)
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Herrington Swifts
1911 Blackpool 3 (0)
Exeter City
1920–1927 Barry
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


  1. Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 62. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.
  2. "News in Brief". The Times. 20 August 1927. p. 7.
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