Gordon Brown (footballer, born 1933)

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Gordon Brown
Personal information
Full name Gordon Brown
Date of birth (1933-06-06) 6 June 1933 (age 81)
Place of birth Eastham, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
1949–1951 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1952 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 (0)
1952–1957 Scunthorpe United 164 (73)
1957–1960 Derby County 53 (20)
1960–1961 Southampton 8 (2)
1961–1963 Barrow 39 (16)
1963–1964 Southport 4 (1)
1964–1965 Morecambe ? (?)
Total 268 (111)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gordon Brown (born 30 June 1933) is an English former footballer who played as an inside forward. Brown made over 250 appearances in the Football League for six clubs over a period of thirteen years, scoring over 100 goals.


Born in Eastham, Brown began his career senior career with boyhood club Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1951, although he never made a league appearance for Wolves. He also played in the Football League for Scunthorpe United, Derby County, Southampton, Barrow and Southport, before playing non-league football with Morecambe.

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