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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.

Season: 1963/1964 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
01/02/1964 League Away HARTLEPOOL 3 - 2 0
08/02/1964 League Home DARLINGTON 3 - 1 0
14/02/1964 League Away TRANMERE ROVERS 0 - 2 0
22/02/1964 League Home BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION 3 - 3 1