Harry Lowe (footballer, born August 1886)

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Harry Lowe
Personal information
Full name Horace Lowe
Date of birth 10 August 1886
Place of birth Northwich, England
Date of death 1966 (aged 79–80)
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Northwich Victoria
Brighton & Hove Albion
1914–1926 Tottenham Hotspur 65 (0)
1927 Fulham 3 (0)
Beckenham Town
1934–1935 Real Sociedad 1 (0)
Teams managed
1930–35 Real Sociedad
1935 RCD Espanyol
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Horace 'Harry' Lowe (10 August 1886 – 1966) was an English footballer who played for Northwich Victoria, Brighton & Hove Albion, Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham and Beckenham.[1]

Football career[edit]

Lowe began his career at Northwich Victoria before joining Brighton & Hove Albion. In 1914 the centre half signed for Tottenham Hotspur. He played a total of 72 matches in all competitions between 1914–26 for the Spurs.[2] He later played for Fulham and finally Beckenham Town .

Coaching career[edit]

He later managed Spanish side Real Sociedad between 1930 and 1935, and RCD Espanyol in 1935.[3] He played one match for Real Sociedad at the age of 48, which remains a record for the oldest player to play a match in the Spanish top division.[4]


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 161. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players Retrieved 13 November 2012
  3. ^ BDFutbol profile as a coach
  4. ^ BDFutbol profile as a player