Bowman, Ryan

Birth Date

30th November 1991


Carlisle, England



Biographical Text

Ryan Bowman says he is looking forward to helping Exeter City push towards League One having signed for the Devon club on the 1st January 2019.

Bowman who joins from Scottish Premier League side Motherwell for a nominal undisclosed fee, says he was excited about joining Exeter having chatted to manager Matt Taylor and assistant manager Eric Kinder, who was his former youth team coach at Carlisle.

Bowman started in the Carlisle youth academy. He scored 22 goals in his second season at youth level to make him the top scorer for the under-18 team.

He made six appearances for Carlisle in the 2009–10 season.
He was given the club's Youth Training Scheme Player of the Year award, and during the summer of 2010 signed a one-year professional contract.

On 19 October 2010, Bowman rejoined Workington on a one-month loan.

After impressing on trial, Bowman signed for Conference Premier club Darlington on 4 August 2011 on a sixth-month contract.

Darlington suffered financial difficulties during Bowman's time at the club and his contract was terminated on 16 January 2012, along with the rest of the playing squad and caretaker manager Craig Liddle.

After a short trial with Hereford United, Bowman signed for the Conference Premier club on 24 July 2012 on a one-year contract.
He finished 2012–13 as Hereford's top scorer with 19 goals from 43 appearances.

Having been offered a new contract by Hereford, Bowman signed for League Two club York City on 24 May 2013 on a two-year contract. With him being under 23 years of age, York would pay Hereford a compensation fee, which was set at £20,000 by a tribunal

He finished 2013–14 with 43 appearances and eight goals.

Despite having one year remaining on his contract at York, Bowman was allowed to sign for newly relegated Conference Premier club Torquay United on 3 July 2014 on a two-year contract.

Bowman signed for Torquay's National League rivals Gateshead on 17 July 2015 for an undisclosed fee.

Bowman signed for Scottish Premiership club Motherwell on 31 August 2016 on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
He made his debut on 10 September 2016, as Motherwell drew 1–1 away to Ross County.

Ryan Bowman made his Exeter City debut, replacing Lee Holmes in the 69th minute, after the completion of his transfer from Motherwell against Morecambe on the 12th January 2019. And his first start the following week against Newport County.
He scored his first goal on the 9th April 2019 against Macclesfield at Moss Road, this was closely followed by his 2nd in the same game. Despite his double, City lost by 3 goals to 2.








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