Andy Brown (footballer, born 1915)

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Andy Brown
Personal information
Full name Andrew Brown[1]
Date of birth (1915-02-20)20 February 1915[1]
Place of birth Coatbridge, Scotland[1]
Date of death 1973 (aged 57–58)[1]
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Cumbernauld Thistle
1936–1938 Cardiff City 2 (0)
1938–1947 Torquay United 34 (5)
1947–1949 Colchester United 57 (2)
Total 91 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andrew Brown (20 February 1915 – 1973) was a Scottish footballer who played as a forward in the Football League for Torquay United.

Career[edit]

Born in Coatbridge, Brown began his career with Scottish amateur outfit Cumbernauld Thistle. He later joined Cardiff City, making three appearances for the side over two years.[2] He moved to Torquay United in 1938, making 34 league appearances and scoring five goals after World War II.[3]

Brown joined Southern League club Colchester United in 1947, making his debut in the opening game of the 1947–48 season in a 5–1 victory at Bedford Town.[4] He scored his first goal for Colchester in a 2–1 FA Cup first round win over Banbury Spencer on 29 November 1947.[5] His first league goal came during a 1–1 draw at Bath City on 13 March 1948.[6] His final goal came in a 3–0 win over Yeovil Town on 24 April 1948,[7] and made his last appearance for the club the following season in a 2–0 loss to Merthyr Tydfil on 23 April 1949.[8]

Andrew Brown died in 1973.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Colchester United - Player profile". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 30. ISBN 1-85983-462-0. 
  3. ^ "TORQUAY UNITED:1946/47-2006/07 & 2009/10-2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Bedford Town 1–5 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Archived from the original on 14 September 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Colchester Utd 2–1 Banbury Spencer". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2013. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Bath City 1–1 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2013. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Colchester Utd 3–0 Yeovil Town". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2013. [permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Colchester United - Match details - Merthyr Tydfil 2–0 Colchester Utd". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 5 April 2013. [permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "BROWN, Andrew - Footballers - Where Are They Now?". Where Are They Now?. Retrieved 5 April 2013.