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Full name  Dylan John McGowan
2003–2008  Para Hills
Weight  80 kg
Name  Dylan McGowan
Career start  2010
Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Siblings  Ryan McGowan
Number  4
Height  1.86 m

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Date of birth  (1991-08-06) 6 August 1991 (age 24)
Current team  Adelaide United FC (#4 / Defender)
Similar People  Osama Malik, James Jeggo, Michael Marrone, Ryan McGowan, Bruce Djite

Place of birth  Adelaide, Australia

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Dylan John McGowan (born 6 August 1991) is an Australian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Paços de Ferreira in the Liga NOS.


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Early life

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McGowan was born in Adelaide into a Scottish family from Glasgow. He is the brother of fellow footballer Ryan McGowan.


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McGowan signed for Hearts in 2008 from Para Hills Knights.

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Following his loan spells McGowan returned to Hearts. McGowan made his debut for the club coming on as substitute for Mehdi Taouil in the 84th minutes, in a 3-0 win over Dundee United on 22 September 2012. In a 0-0 draw against Hibernian on 4 January 2012, McGowan drew praise from Manager John McGlynn for a good display, including stopping striker Leigh Griffiths. McGowan started at right back when Hearts lost 3-2 to St Mirren in the Scottish League Cup Final. McGowan signed a new one-year contract, having started negotiations in January.

McGowan made the switch from the number 74 shirt for number 5 following the departure of Darren Barr. He made a good start when he provided a cross to Callum Paterson to make it 1-0 against Hibernian, which Hearts won on 11 August 2013. McGowan was an ever present in the team making thirty-seven appearances at the end of the 2013-14 season, With the club in administration McGowan along with other experienced players were released by the club upon expiry of his contract.

Loan Spell

On 16 November 2011, McGowan joined Scottish Second Division side East Fife on loan. He made his debut on 20 November, as a substitute in their 3–1 victory over Forfar in the Scottish Cup, with his league debut coming on 14 December 2010 in a 6–0 win over Stenhousemuir. On 19 April, he scored his first goal for the club scoring the opening goal in their 3–2 win over Brechin City. In all he made 25 appearances in all competitions for East Fife, scoring one goal. Manager John Robertson was interviewed after the season on gaining McGowan services for the following season, but said at our level he's too good.

In June 2011, McGowan joined A-League franchise Gold Coast United on a season long loan. He made his debut on the opening day of the season on 9 October against Wellington Phoenix.

Adelaide United

In June 2014, McGowan returned to his hometown, signing with Adelaide United on a two-year contract. Dylan made his debut for Adelaide United in the FFA Cup in the round of 32 against the Wellington Phoenix.

He scored his first goal against rivals Melbourne victory in round 22 of the 2014/15 season.

McGowan scored an extra time winner against Sydney FC to send Adelaide United to the quarterfinal of the FFA Cup on 27 August 2015.

McGowan signed a new one year contract with Adelaide United in 7 June 2016.

Paços Ferreira

McGowan signed a two year contract with Paços Ferreira on 16 May 2017.

International career

McGowan has been capped 28 times and has scored 4 for the Australia U-20 side and was a member of the team that finished runners-up in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship and the U/20 World Cup in Colombia. He has been capped by the Australia U/23 team twice.

Career statistics

As of 9 May 2016


Adelaide United
  • FFA Cup: 2014
  • A-League Premiers: 2015/16
  • A-League Championship: 2015-16
  • Country

    Australia national soccer team
  • AFF U-19 Youth Championship: 2010
  • References

    Dylan McGowan Wikipedia