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Hugh Howie

Football player from Scotland

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.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1924-02-14
Place of birth
Glasgow
Nationality
Scotland

Athlete facts

Sports
Football

Death

Date of death
1958-01-14
Cause of death
Traffic collision

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