Jimmy Owen

Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From United Kingdom 
Type Sports 
Birth 1 January 1864 
, Manchester

Jimmy Owen (born 1864; date of death unknown) was an English footballer for Port Vale and Stoke during the 1880s.

Playing career

Owen probably joined Port Vale in 1884. His debut for the club came on 18 October 1884 in a home friendly with Aston Villa “A”, which Vale won 2–0. He became a regular in the side and grabbed two goals in the 12–0 thrashing of Ironbridge in the Burslem Challenge Cup final on 21 March 1885. He also played in the North Staffordshire Charity Challenge Cup final that same year, but departed at the end of the 1885–86 season to join Stoke, a founder club of The Football League in 1888. He had scored 17 goals in 56 games across all competitions for Port Vale.

He played for Stoke during the 1889–90 season, scoring two goals in three Football League matches. He scored goals against West Bromwich Albion (15 March) and Notts County (24 March).

Career statistics

  • Sourced from Jimmy Owen profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
ClubSeasonFootball LeagueFA CupTotal
Career Total320032


with Port Vale
  • Burslem Challenge Cup winner: 1885
  • North Staffordshire Charity Challenge Cup winner: 1885 (shared)