Iain Dowie

Date of birth09 January 1965
Place of birthHatfield
NationalityNorthern Irish
Weight89 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionForward

Moved to Southampton in September 1991 and returned to West Ham United via Crystal Palace in September 1995.

Iain is a veteran of some 350 club appearanaces and has had some 60 caps for Northern Ireland. He was mainly employed as an assistant coach at Queens Park Rangers last season. He played on several occasions as a central defender in the reserves and made a single first-team appearance from the subs' bench against Bolton in February when injuries decimated the club of front line strikers. Iain, who holds a UEFA 'A' coaching badge, subsequently left the Loftus Road club shortly after the departure of manager Gerry Francis.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Hendon 14 Dec 1988
Luton Town 14 Dec 1988 22 Mar 1991
Fulham 13 Sep 1989 08 Oct 1989 L
West Ham United 22 Mar 1991 03 Sep 1991
Southampton 03 Sep 1991 13 Jan 1995
Crystal Palace 13 Jan 1995 08 Sep 1995
West Ham United 08 Sep 1995 30 Jan 1998
Queens Park Rangers 30 Jan 1998 07 Mar 2001

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1990-91 West Ham United League Division Two 12
4
1991-92 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 1
1991-92 Southampton FA Cup 4
1991-92 Southampton League Cup
3
1991-92 Southampton League Division One 25
5
9
1992-93 Southampton League Cup 2
1
1992-93 Southampton Premier League 34
2
11
9
1993-94 Southampton FA Cup 2
1
1993-94 Southampton League Cup 2
1993-94 Southampton Premier League 39
5
8
1994-95 Crystal Palace FA Cup 6
4
1994-95 Crystal Palace Premier League 15
4
3
1994-95 Southampton League Cup 3
1994-95 Southampton Premier League 17
5
2
1995-96 West Ham United FA Cup 3
1
1995-96 West Ham United League Cup 3
1995-96 West Ham United Premier League 33
8
7
1996-97 West Ham United League Cup 5
2
1
1996-97 West Ham United Premier League 18
5
2
1997-98 West Ham United FA Cup
1
1997-98 West Ham United League Cup 2
1
1997-98 West Ham United Premier League 7
5
2
1998-99 Queens Park Rangers League Cup
1
2000-01 Queens Park Rangers League Division 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Mar 1991 Hull City v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
29 Mar 1991 Oldham Athletic v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Apr 1991 West Ham United v Barnsley W 3-2 League Division Two
06 Apr 1991 Port Vale v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
10 Apr 1991 Brighton and Hove Albion v West Ham United L 1-0 League Division Two
17 Apr 1991 Ipswich Town v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
20 Apr 1991 West Ham United v Swindon Town W 2-0 League Division Two
24 Apr 1991 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Apr 1991 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
04 May 1991 Charlton Athletic v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
08 May 1991 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 League Division Two
11 May 1991 West Ham United v Notts County L 1-2 League Division Two
11 Sep 1995 West Ham United v Chelsea L 1-3 Premier League
16 Sep 1995 Arsenal v West Ham United L 1-0 Premier League
20 Sep 1995 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 1995 West Ham United v Everton W 2-1 Premier League
02 Oct 1995 Southampton v West Ham United D 0-0 Premier League
04 Oct 1995 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 3-0
Agg: 4-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
16 Oct 1995 Wimbledon v West Ham United W 0-1 Premier League
21 Oct 1995 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
25 Oct 1995 Southampton v West Ham United L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1995 Sheffield Wednesday v West Ham United W 0-1 Premier League
04 Nov 1995 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 1-4 Premier League
18 Nov 1995 Bolton Wanderers v West Ham United W 0-3 Premier League
22 Nov 1995 West Ham United v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
25 Nov 1995 West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 Premier League
02 Dec 1995 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United L 4-2 Premier League
11 Dec 1995 Everton v West Ham United L 3-0 Premier League
16 Dec 1995 West Ham United v Southampton W 2-1 Premier League
23 Dec 1995 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 4-2 Premier League
01 Jan 1996 Manchester City v West Ham United L 2-1 Premier League
06 Jan 1996 West Ham United v Southend United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1996 Leeds United v West Ham United L 2-0 Premier League
22 Jan 1996 West Ham United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
31 Jan 1996 West Ham United v Coventry City W 3-2 Premier League
03 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 Premier League
07 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Grimsby Town D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
12 Feb 1996 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United W 0-1 Premier League
14 Feb 1996 Grimsby Town v West Ham United L 3-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
17 Feb 1996 Chelsea v West Ham United W 1-2 Premier League
21 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 2-0 Premier League
24 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
02 Mar 1996 Coventry City v West Ham United D 2-2 Premier League
09 Mar 1996 West Ham United v Middlesbrough W 2-0 Premier League
18 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United L 3-0 Premier League
23 Mar 1996 West Ham United v Manchester City W 4-2 Premier League
06 Apr 1996 West Ham United v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
08 Apr 1996 Liverpool v West Ham United L 2-0 Premier League
13 Apr 1996 West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
17 Apr 1996 Aston Villa v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
05 May 1996 West Ham United v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 Premier League
17 Aug 1996 Arsenal v West Ham United L 2-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1996 West Ham United v Coventry City D 1-1 Premier League
24 Aug 1996 West Ham United v Southampton W 2-1 Premier League
04 Sep 1996 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 4-1 Premier League
14 Sep 1996 West Ham United v Wimbledon L 0-2 Premier League
18 Sep 1996 Barnet v West Ham United D 1-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
21 Sep 1996 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United W 0-2 Premier League
25 Sep 1996 West Ham United v Barnet W 1-0
Agg: 2-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
29 Sep 1996 West Ham United v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
12 Oct 1996 Everton v West Ham United L 2-1 Premier League
19 Oct 1996 West Ham United v Leicester City W 1-0 Premier League
23 Oct 1996 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 4-1 League Cup 3rd round
26 Oct 1996 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
02 Nov 1996 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
23 Nov 1996 West Ham United v Derby County D 1-1 Premier League
27 Nov 1996 West Ham United v Stockport County D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Nov 1996 Sheffield Wednesday v West Ham United D 0-0 Premier League
04 Dec 1996 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 0-2 Premier League
08 Dec 1996 West Ham United v Manchester United D 2-2 Premier League
18 Dec 1996 Stockport County v West Ham United L 2-1 League Cup 4th round replay
24 Feb 1997 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-3 Premier League
01 Mar 1997 Leeds United v West Ham United L 1-0 Premier League
12 Mar 1997 West Ham United v Chelsea W 3-2 Premier League
22 Mar 1997 Coventry City v West Ham United W 1-3 Premier League
12 Apr 1997 Southampton v West Ham United L 2-0 Premier League
23 Apr 1997 Leicester City v West Ham United W 0-1 Premier League
11 May 1997 Manchester United v West Ham United L 2-0 Premier League
13 Aug 1997 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
23 Aug 1997 Everton v West Ham United L 2-1 Premier League
27 Aug 1997 Coventry City v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
30 Aug 1997 West Ham United v Wimbledon W 3-1 Premier League
16 Sep 1997 Huddersfield Town v West Ham United L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
20 Sep 1997 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 0-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1997 Arsenal v West Ham United L 4-0 Premier League
27 Sep 1997 West Ham United v Liverpool W 2-1 Premier League
29 Sep 1997 West Ham United v Huddersfield Town W 3-0
Agg: 3-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1997 Southampton v West Ham United L 3-0 Premier League
15 Oct 1997 West Ham United v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Cup 3rd round
18 Oct 1997 West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 Premier League
27 Oct 1997 Leicester City v West Ham United L 2-1 Premier League
23 Nov 1997 Leeds United v West Ham United L 3-1 Premier League
17 Jan 1998 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United L 1-0 Premier League
25 Jan 1998 Manchester City v West Ham United W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1988-89 Northern Ireland Under-23 1
1989-90 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1
1989-90 Northern Ireland Under-21 1
1
1990-91 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
1
1991-92 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1991-92 Northern Ireland International Friendly
1
1991-92 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
1992-93 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
1993-94 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1993-94 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2
1993-94 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1
1994-95 Northern Ireland Canada Cup 2
1
1994-95 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
3
1995-96 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1
1995-96 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2
1
1996-97 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 7
3
1996-97 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1997-98 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1997-98 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
1998-99 Northern Ireland Charity Omagh Fund 1
1998-99 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1998-99 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1
1
1999-00 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1999-00 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Apr 1989 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland L 3-0 U23
27 Mar 1990 Northern Ireland v Norway L 2-3 International Friendly
03 Apr 1990 Northern Ireland v Israel W 2-1 U21
18 May 1990 Northern Ireland v Uruguay W 1-0 International Friendly
12 Sep 1990 Northern Ireland v Yugoslavia L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
17 Oct 1990 Northern Ireland v Denmark D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
14 Nov 1990 Austria v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
27 Mar 1991 Yugoslavia v Northern Ireland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
01 May 1991 Northern Ireland v Faroe Islands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Sep 1991 Faroe Islands v Northern Ireland W 0-5 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Oct 1991 Northern Ireland v Austria W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
13 Nov 1991 Denmark v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
19 Feb 1992 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 1992 Northern Ireland v Lithuania D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
09 Sep 1992 Northern Ireland v Albania W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
17 Feb 1993 Albania v Northern Ireland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
31 Mar 1993 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
28 Apr 1993 Spain v Northern Ireland L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
25 May 1993 Lithuania v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
02 Jun 1993 Latvia v Northern Ireland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
08 Sep 1993 Northern Ireland v Latvia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
13 Oct 1993 Denmark v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
17 Nov 1993 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
23 Mar 1994 Northern Ireland v Romania W 2-0 International Friendly
20 Apr 1994 Northern Ireland v Liechtenstein W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
03 Jun 1994 Colombia v Northern Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 1994 Mexico v Northern Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
12 Oct 1994 Austria v Northern Ireland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Nov 1994 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland L 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group 6
29 Mar 1995 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
26 Apr 1995 Latvia v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
22 May 1995 Canada v Northern Ireland L 2-0 CANADA CUP
26 May 1995 Chile v Northern Ireland L 2-1 CANADA CUP
07 Jun 1995 Northern Ireland v Latvia L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 6
03 Sep 1995 Portugal v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Nov 1995 Northern Ireland v Austria W 5-3 UEFA European Championship Group 6
27 Mar 1996 Northern Ireland v Norway L 0-2 International Friendly
29 May 1996 Northern Ireland v Germany D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Aug 1996 Northern Ireland v Ukraine L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
05 Oct 1996 Northern Ireland v Armenia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
09 Nov 1996 Germany v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
14 Dec 1996 Northern Ireland v Albania W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
29 Mar 1997 Northern Ireland v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
02 Apr 1997 Ukraine v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
30 Apr 1997 Armenia v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
21 May 1997 Thailand v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
10 Sep 1997 Albania v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
11 Oct 1997 Portugal v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
25 Mar 1998 Northern Ireland v Slovakia W 1-0 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Northern Ireland v Switzerland W 1-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 1998 Spain v Northern Ireland L 4-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 1998 Turkey v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
10 Oct 1998 Northern Ireland v Finland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
18 Nov 1998 Northern Ireland v Moldova D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
27 Mar 1999 Northern Ireland v Germany L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 3
31 Mar 1999 Moldova v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
27 Apr 1999 Northern Ireland v Canada D 1-1 International Friendly
29 May 1999 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland W 0-1 CHARITY OMAGH FUND
18 Aug 1999 Northern Ireland v France L 0-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 1999 Northern Ireland v Turkey L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 3
08 Sep 1999 Germany v Northern Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.