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
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1925–1927 Aberdare Athletic 42 (0)
1927–1929 Reading 14 (0)
1929 Port Vale 1 (0)
1929–1933 Crewe Alexandra 117 (0)
Merthyr Town
Total 174 (0)
National team
1926 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

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]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Arthur Brown profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aberdare Athletic 1925–26 Third Division South 29 0 2 0 31 0
1926–27 Third Division South 13 0 0 0 13 0
Total 42 0 2 0 44 0
Reading 1928–29 Second Division 14 0 0 0 14 0
Port Vale 1929–30 Third Division North 1 0 0 0 1 0
Crewe Alexandra 1929–30 Third Division North 31 0 2 0 33 0
1930–31 Third Division North 42 0 2 0 44 0
1931–32 Third Division North 37 0 3 0 40 0
1932–33 Third Division North 7 0 0 0 7 0
Total 117 0 7 0 126 0
Career Total 174 0 9 0 183 0!

References[edit]

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