Bertram Nathaniel Bowery
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7. Bertram Nathaniel Bowery


Date of Birth 29th October 1954

Bowery began his career in non-league football with Ilkeston Town and Worksop Town, before starting a professional career with Nottingham Forest where he became the first signing of Brian Clough, agreeing a two-and-a-half-year contract for a fee of £2000.

He played for Forest between 1975 and 1976, and made two league appearances, scoring two goals. While at Forest, he spent a loan spell with Lincoln City in 1976, where he made four league appearances and scored one goal.

Bowery later played in the NASL for the Boston Minutemen and Team Hawaii, before returning to England to play non-league football with Long Eaton United and Arnold.