Ashley Brown (footballer)

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Ashley Brown
Personal information
Full name Ashley Sarine Brown
Date of birth (1994-12-04) 4 December 1994 (age 19)
Height 174cm
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Melbourne Victory
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010- Melbourne Victory 25 (1)
National team
2008 Australia U17 2 (0)
2011- Australia U20 5 (1)
2012- Australia 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ashley Brown (Hebrew: אשלי בראון‎, born 4 December 1994) is an Australian footballer of Israeli descent who plays as a winger for Australian W-League team Melbourne Victory.[1]

Club career[edit]

A talented youngster who played for the South East Cougars in Football Federation Victoria's Victorian Champions League program, Brown made her senior debut at a young age; playing Sydney FC at only sixteen years of age in November 2010.

Despite being a regular starter and an influential figure in the team over the next two years, Brown didn't score her first goal for the Victory until the final round of the 2011/12 regular season against Adelaide United.[2]

Having had her most impressive season to date, Brown was rewarded by winning the Westfield W-League Young Player of the Season award.[2]

International career[edit]

Having spent years playing in the youth teams of Australia, Brown made her international senior debut against New Zealand in June 2012.[2] She quickly followed this up with her maiden international goal in a match against Haiti in the USA.[2]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • W-League Young Player of the Season: 2011/12[2]

Personal life[edit]

Brown is of Israeli descent,[3] and her younger brother Jordan plays also plays for Melbourne Victory as a midfielder.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile - Ashley Brown". Melbourne Victory FC. Retrieved 9 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e [year=2012&tx_ttnews[month]=01&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=193&cHash=987715a25535e29f4adc52c35a0403a1 "Victory beat Adelaide, ready for Canberra"]. Football Federation Victoria. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.jewishnews.net.au/tag/melbourne-victory