|Date of birth||15 May 1949|
|Place of birth||Kirkcaldy, Scotland|
|Date of death||1998 (aged 49)|
|Place of death||Kirkcaldy, Scotland|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
John Dickson (15 May 1949 – 1998) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a forward.
Born in Kirkcaldy, Dickson played for Lochore Welfare, Cowdenbeath, St Mirren, Ayr United, Elgin City, East Fife and Dundonald Bluebell.
Cowdenbeath Football Club is a Scottish semi-professional football team based in Cowdenbeath, Fife. They are members of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the Scottish football league system. Formed in 1881, the club has played at Central Park since 1917. They first joined the Scottish Football League (SFL) in 1905. The club has never won any of the major honours in Scottish football, but have won lower tier divisional titles on five occasions. They competed in the top division of the SFL from 1924 to 1934, but have only completed one further top flight season since, in 1970–71.
Central Park is a multi-use stadium in Cowdenbeath, Fife, Scotland, used for football and stock car racing. It is situated in the centre of the town, just off the High Street, and has a capacity of 4,309. The pitch size is 107 x 66 yards. Central Park has been the home ground of Scottish Professional Football League team Cowdenbeath F.C. since it opened in 1917. Stock car racing has taken place at the ground since 1970, and takes place on a tarmac racetrack surrounding the football pitch. Central Park was also previously a venue for greyhound racing between 1928 and 1965.
Liam Buchanan is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Scottish Championship club Alloa Athletic. A product of the Hearts youth system, Buchanan made his breakthrough at Cowdenbeath. Having spent five years at the Fife club, he joined Scottish Football League First Division side Partick Thistle and subsequently Dunfermline Athletic. After spells in the lower divisions of Scottish football, Buchanan then joined Scottish League One side East Fife. After a successful time in Methil, he moved to Scottish Championship side Alloa Athletic in July 2014 before signing with Livingston a year later. He then joined Raith Rovers in 2017 and two years later returned for a second spell with Alloa.
William Alexander Devlin was a Scottish professional football centre forward, best remembered for his two spells in the Scottish League with Cowdenbeath, for whom he scored 123 goals in 155 appearances. He also played for Scottish League clubs Heart of Midlothian, King's Park, Clyde and for Football League clubs Huddersfield Town and Liverpool.
Liam Fox is a Scottish professional football player and coach, who played as a midfielder, currently the assistant manager of Dundee United. He began his playing career with Heart of Midlothian (Hearts), from where he was loaned to Crusaders in Northern Ireland. After a spell with Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Fox played for Livingston between 2006 and 2013, making over 200 appearances. He then played for Raith Rovers before returning to Hearts as a coach. From 2016 to 2017, Fox was head coach of Scottish League Two club Cowdenbeath, before rejoining Hearts afterwards. Fox left Hearts in September 2020.
Keith Wright is a Scottish football player and coach. Wright played as a striker for Raith Rovers, Dundee, Hibernian, Greenock Morton, Stenhousemuir and was then a player/manager at Cowdenbeath. He played once for Scotland, in 1992. He has since worked as a football coach for junior clubs and the Scottish Football Association.
James Patrick Scullion is a professional Scottish footballer who is a Utility player, who last played for Linlithgow Rose.
The 2011–12 season saw Cowdenbeath play their first season back in the Scottish Second Division, having been relegated from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2010–11 season. Cowdenbeath also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.
Kenny Adamson is a Scottish professional football defender who plays for Kelty Hearts. Adamson has previously played for Livingston, as well as having a ten-year spell with Cowdenbeath.
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Jon Robertson is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Scottish Championship side Alloa Athletic.
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The 2015–16 Scottish League One was the 21st season in the current format of 10 teams in the third-tier of Scottish football.
North End Park, also known as Colliers Den, is a disused playing field in Cowdenbeath. Between 1888 and 1917 the site was a football ground and the home venue of Cowdenbeath F.C.. It was later the home ground of Fife amateur club Hearts of Beath and was also used as a greyhound racing stadium from the 1930s until the 1970s, before the site was sold for development.
The 2016–17 Scottish League Two was the 22nd season in the current format of 10 teams in the fourth-tier of Scottish football. The last placed team (Cowdenbeath) entered a play-off with a team nominated by the Scottish Football Association from outside the SPFL, to determine which team entered League Two in the 2017–18 season. The fixtures were published on 17 June 2016.
The 2017–18 Scottish League Two was the 23rd season in the current format of 10 teams in the fourth-tier of Scottish football. The last placed team entered a play-off with a team nominated by the Scottish Football Association from outside the SPFL determining which team enters League Two in the 2018–19 season. The fixtures were published on 23 June 2017.
Billy McLaughlan was a Scottish football right back who played in the Scottish League for Cowdenbeath.
Davie Ross is a retired Scottish semi-professional footballer who played as a left winger in the Scottish League for Cowdenbeath, St Johnstone and Forfar Athletic.
The 2021–22 Scottish League Two is the ninth season of Scottish League Two, the third tier of Scottish football. The season is set to commence on 31 July.