Arthur Brown (footballer, born 1903)

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Arthur Brown
Personal information
Full name Arthur Ivor Brown[1]
Date of birth (1903-10-10)10 October 1903[1]
Place of birth Aberdare, Wales[1]
Date of death 3 April 1971(1971-04-03) (aged 67)[1]
Place of death Aberdare, Wales[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Aberdare Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929 Port Vale 1 (0)
Crewe Alexandra
Merthyr Town
National team
1926 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Arthur Ivor Brown (10 October 1903 – 3 April 1971) was a Welsh international footballer. A goalkeeper, he played for Aberdare Athletic, Reading, Port Vale, Crewe Alexandra, and Merthyr Town.

Playing career[edit]

Brown played for Aberdare Athletic and Reading before joining Port Vale in May 1929.[1] Unable to dislodge either Jack Prince or Ben Davies, his sole game for the club was in a 2–1 win at Halifax Town on 31 August 1929.[1] He was transferred to Crewe Alexandra in October of that year, and later played with Merthyr Town.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 45. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.