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Walter Bowman (CAN)

Date of birth: 1870-08-11
Birthplace: Waterloo, ON, CAN
Date of death: 1948-03-07
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-12-03
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Walter Wells Bowman...  both of his parents were born in Germany... holds the distinction of being the first non-British footballer to play in England...

For Country

was part of a Canadian XI that faced USA in an 1886 exhibition match (a 2:3 loss in Newark, NJ, USA on 25 November 1886)... was part of the 1888 Canadian team that toured the United Kingdom, including the XI that faced Scotland in an exhibition match (an 0:4 loss in Glasgow on 18 September 1888)...

Year Prize Honour
2008 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1888-11-01 CAN MNT David Forsyth [1888-09] Canadian tour of the United Kingdom 18
1886-11-26 CAN MNT Canada [1886-11] Canadian tour of New Jersey 16


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