Player Info

  • Rev John Robert Blayney Owen

  • Born: 25th May 1848, St Leonards, Buckinghamshire
  • Died: 13th June 1921, Marylebone, London aged 73
  • England Career: 1874
  • Positions whilst with England: Forward
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Sheffield (1)
  • FA Legacy Number: 27
  • John Owen was born at St Leonards in Buckinghamshire where his father was Reverend. He went to study at Queen's College, Oxford and played for Sheffield Club, Sheffield Association, Nottinghamshire, Essex and Maldon FC. He spent most of his career as an academic being master of Trent College, Hawkshead Grammer School and then back to Trent College this time as headmaster until 1890. Ordained in 1876 and was vicar of Toftrees, Norfolk from 1890-1905 and Rector of Bradwell-on-Sea from 1905 until his death. He died of complications following surgery at a London hospital.

England Career Statistics

  • Only Cap: v Scotland (FR) on 7th March 1874 aged 25 years, 9 months, 13 days
  • Starts: 1
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 0

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Away
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Lost
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Forward
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)
    • Death Registration Jun 1921 Marylebone 1a 590
    • Birth Registration Mar 1848 Reading 6 248
    • wikitrees.com

    Match List