JAMES SCOWCROFT



Full Name: James Benjamin Scowcroft

Dob: 15-11-1975

Pob: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, GB

Position: Striker

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
1988-89 0 0
1991-92 0 0
1992-93 0 0
1993-94 0 0
1994-95 0 0
1995-96 16(13) 2
1996-97 49(1) 11
1997-98 28(13) 7
1998-99 33(3) 14
1999-00 46(2) 15
2000-01 28(15) 6
2004-05 3(6) 0
TOTALS 203(53) 55

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
FA School Of Excellence At Lillshall - July 1991 -
Ipswich Town October 1989 October 1989 On Trial
Ipswich Town July 1991 July 2001 Youth Team
Leicester City July 2001 May 2005 £3,000,000
Ipswich Town February 2005 May 2005 On Loan
Coventry City July 2005 July 2006 Free
Crystal Palace July 2006 May 2009 £500,000
Leyton Orient July 2009 May 2010 Free
Bury Town July 2010 July 2010 Training
Bury Town September 2010 January 2012 -

(14) Comments

  • Had trials with the U-14's in October, 1989.

  • Has resigned his position as first team coach at Bury Town and joined the Academy in a coaching role

  • Has been appointed 1st tam coach at Bury Town

  • Has announced his retirement earlier this month(January 2012)

  • Signed a new contract at Bury Town for 11/12 where he will combine playing with coaching. Also working on his media career, with an Evening Star column plus radio work

  • Won a Suffolk Premier Cup Winners medal with Bury Town at Portman Road on Friday, one of three former Town players to do so. Bury beat Needham Market 2-0.

  • Has now signed for Bury Town and will make his debut on the 7th September 2010 at Bury

  • Jamie is currently training with his local club, Bury Town. He has also played for Bury in some of their pre season games , he is using his time at Bury to get fit and hopes a league club will come in for him

  • The start of May 2010 has seen James being released by Leyton Orient

  • Has signed a one year deal with Leyton Orient

  • Has joined former Ipswich team mate, George Williams at Orient.

  • Has been released by Crystal Palace

  • I went to school with James, he was one year older than me. Very good footballer and a nice guy.

  • Signed a three-year deal with Palace on Tuesday. The Londoners, reportedly, paid £500,000 to Coventry City for his services. New Palace manager Peter Taylor worked previously with Scowie at Leicester and the England U-21’s.

Contract Info

  • James Scowcroft was on a trial with Ipswich Town from Lillshall's School Of Excellence in October 1989

    He joined Ipswich Town's School Of Excellence from Lillshall's School Of Excellence in July 1991

    He signed YTS Forms with Ipswich Town in July 1992 ( Until June 1994 )

    He signed a Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in July 1994 - The Professional Contract Period Is Unknown

    He signed either a 4 Year New or Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in July 1997 ( Until June 2001 ? )

    He signed either a 3 Year New or Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in April 2001 ( Until June 2004 ? )

    He joined Leicester City from Ipswich Town in July 2001 - For A Fee Of £3,000,000 + The Contract Period Is Unknown

    He rejoined Ipswich Town from Leicester City in February 2005 - On A Loan ( Until The End Of The 2004 / 05 Season )

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