Corey Brown (footballer)

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Corey Brown
Personal information
Full name Corey Edward Brown
Date of birth (1994-01-07) 7 January 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Melbourne Victory
Youth career
2009–2010 QAS
2009–2010 Brisbane City
2010–2011 AIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2018 Brisbane Roar 88 (2)
2018– Melbourne Victory 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-17 14 (1)
2011–2013 Australia U-20 10 (1)
2014–2016 Australia U-23 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 April 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2015

Corey Brown (born 7 January 1994) is an Australian soccer player who playes for Melbourne Victory in the A-League. He previously played for Brisbane Roar.

He is the son of Rod Brown,[1] who scored for Brisbane Strikers in the 1997 NSL Grand Final and held the record for most NSL goals scored (137 goals) playing throughout the 1980s and 1990s mainly with Marconi and Apia.

Club career[edit]

Brown attended a prestigious Brisbane all boys school, from grades 5 through to 10; Marist College Ashgrove. In 2009, Brown was awarded a scholarship with the Queensland Academy of Sport at the age of 15. Whilst he was at and played for the QAS, he played on loan for Brisbane City however did not make a senior appearance. In 2010, he was offered a scholarship with the AIS, which he accepted. He made numerous appearances for them in the National Youth League.[2]

On 23 September 2011, it was announced that Brown, who had been on trial with for several weeks, had secured a contract with the Brisbane Roar. Brown signed a three-year deal with the club as a player on a full-time Youth Contract, which allows him to be on the first team roster but be paid outside of the salary cap.[3]

On 16 May 2012, Brown would make his debut at senior level for Brisbane Roar against Chinese side Beijing Guoan in the Champions League, filling in for the injured Shane Stefanutto.

Since then Brown has gone from strength to strength with the Roar, winning the players player of the season (Gary Wilkins Medal) at the club in the 2016–17 season. [4]

On 27 April 2018, Brisbane Roar confirmed Brown's departure following an approach from Melbourne Victory.[5] 2 months later, her officially signed a two-year contract with Melbourne Victory.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 24 April 2018[7]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brisbane Roar 2011–12 A-League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2012–13 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2013–14 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2014–15 17 0 2 1 3 0 22 1
2015–16 15 1 0 0 0 0 15 1
2016–17 25 1 1 0 4 0 30 1
2017–18 12 0 1 0 0 0 13 0
Total 88 2 4 1 8 0 100 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.a-league.com.au/article/hyundai-a-league-lads-and-their-dads/lv14th33tq9d1d88pbcm128b0
  2. ^ "reports & opinion – 2010–2011 – NYL HTML template". Back of the Net. 2010-11-13. Retrieved 2011-10-22. 
  3. ^ "A-League Football Club". Brisbane Roar. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-22. 
  4. ^ https://www.brisbaneroar.com.au/news/corey-brown-wins-201617-gary-wilkins-medal
  5. ^ Radbourne-Pugh, Lucas (27 April 2018). "Brisbane lose star defender". FourFourTwo. 
  6. ^ Rugari, Vince (22 June 2018). "Victory confirm Brown, Roux signings". The Newcastle Herald. 
  7. ^ "Corey Brown". ALeagueStats.com. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 

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