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Full Name: Gordon Brown
Normal Position: Inside Forward
Height: 5' 9 3/4"
Weight: 10st 11lbs
Born: 30/06/1933 (Ellesmere Port)
Died: 30/07/2005 (Chester)

A trialist from Barrow, he scored after only 2 minutes of his Reserve team debut against Fleetwood. Promoted to the league side he scored his 110th League goal on his last appearance, a speculative 25 yard shot caught the Brighton ‘keeper going the wrong way. He also centred for Alan Spence to score a last-minute equaliser in the 3-3 draw.

He showed his best scoring form for Scunthorpe United, netting 71 goals in 154 games and won a Third Division (North) championship medal with Derby County in 1956-57.

He never really recovered after breaking his left leg in training with Barrow in December 1962.

He won 4 England Youth caps in 1950-51, having also represented Ellesmere Port boys and Cheshire schools.

He spent the majority of his life in Ellesmere Port and passed away in Chester in 2005.




Statistics include the following competitions
Cambrian Cup, Conference League Cup, English Jubilee Fund, FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, Lancashire Floodlit Trophy, Lancashire Junior Cup, Lancashire League Medal Competition, Lancashire Senior Cup, League, Liverpool Challenge Cup, Liverpool Senior Cup, Northern Premier League Cup, Northern Premier League Shield, PLAY OFFS , President's Cup, President's Inter League, Third Division (North) Cup, Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1963/1964 401
Total 4 0 1


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
22/02/1964 LeagueH BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 3 - 3
14/02/1964 LeagueA TRANMERE ROVERS 0 - 2
08/02/1964 LeagueH DARLINGTON 3 - 1
01/02/1964 LeagueA HARTLEPOOL 3 - 2

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
22/02/1964LeagueH BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 3 - 3