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Andrew McCowie

Forward McCowie made his name in Scotland with Glasgow amateurs Cambuslang Hibernian who won the Glasgow Junior league in 1895/96. The Cricket and Football Field on 31 October 1896, reported on his transfer to Liverpool: "Tom Watson is reputed to know what a football player is, and in capturing McCowie, of the Cambuslang Hibs, he is said to have secured an inside right who is at present clever enough to shine against the best of our League defenders. A dashing player, who dribbles well and shoots to perfection, is only part of his…

Birthdate: 1876
Birthplace: Cambuslang, Scotland
Other clubs: Cambuslang Hibernian (1894-96), Woolwich Arsenal (1899-1900), Middlesbrough (1900-01), Chesterfield Town (1901-02)
Date of death: 15 November 1957
Bought from: Cambuslang Hibernian
Signed for LFC: 26.10.1896
Liverpool debut: 03.04.1897
Last appearance: 08.04.1899
Debut goal: 27.11.1897
Last goal: 03.12.1898
Contract expiry: 01.05.1899
League games / goals: 33 / 11
Total games / goals: 35 / 11
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Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 33 2 0 0 0 35
1896-1897 2 0 0 0 0 2
1897-1898 19 2 0 0 0 21
1898-1899 12 0 0 0 0 12
Season League FA LC Europe Other Total
Totals 11 0 0 0 0 11
1896-1897 0 0 0 0 0 0
1897-1898 6 0 0 0 0 6
1898-1899 5 0 0 0 0 5

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Game was against
Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday, 08 Jul 2020
Goal was scored by
Mohamed Salah against Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday, 08 Jul 2020
Own goal was scored by
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain against Manchester City on Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
Sending off was
Alisson Becker against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, 30 Nov 2019
Penalty goal was
Mohamed Salah against West Ham United on Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
Missed penalty was
Sadio Mané against Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Home win was against
Aston Villa on Sunday, 05 Jul 2020
Home draw was against
Napoli on Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019
Home defeat was against
Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020
Away win was against
Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday, 08 Jul 2020
Away draw was against
Everton on Sunday, 21 Jun 2020
Away defeat was against
Manchester City on Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
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