Hugh Howie Soccer Defender

Hugh Howie (14 February 1924 – 14 January 1958) was a Scottish footballer who played for Newton Juniors, Hibernian and the Scotland national team. Howie, born in Glasgow, was a defender and joined Hibernian from Newton Juniors in 1943 and remained at Easter Road for the remainder of his career. He was part of the Hibs team that won three League Championships in 1947–48, 1950–51 and 1951–52. He scored in his only Scotland cap, a 3–1 win over Wales in October 1948. He was forced to retire from football in 1954 for medical reasons. He died in a car accident in 1958.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 14th, 1924
Date of death
January 14th, 1958 at age of 33
Cause of death
Traffic collision
Places lived
Glasgow , United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
pop. 598,830 (2011)


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