Deshorn Brown

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Deshorn Brown
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Brown playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2017
Personal information
Full name Deshorn Dwayne Brown[1]
Date of birth (1990-12-22) 22 December 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Manchester, Jamaica
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Bengaluru FC
Number 26
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Mobile Rams 43 (53)
2012 UCF Knights 16 (13)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Des Moines Menace 10 (9)
2012 Reading United 13 (13)
2013–2015 Colorado Rapids 62 (20)
2015–2016 Vålerenga 37 (13)
2016 Shenzhen 14 (7)
2017 Tampa Bay Rowdies 14 (3)
2017 D.C. United 16 (2)
2018 Lorca 12 (1)
2018–2019 Oklahoma City Energy 34 (16)
2020– Bengaluru FC 7 (5)
National team
2013– Jamaica 14 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:45, 12 February 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2015

Deshorn Dwayne Brown (born 22 December 1990) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a forward for the Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC.

Career[edit]

Early and collegiate[edit]

A native of Jamaica, Brown attended St. Elizabeth Technical High School. He then moved to the United States to attend the University of Mobile in Alabama. After his sophomore year, he transferred to the University of Central Florida. In 2013, he elected to forgo his senior year to enter the MLS SuperDraft.

Professional[edit]

Brown was selected by the Colorado Rapids with the sixth overall pick (first round) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft on 17 January 2013. He scored his first professional goal on 16 March 2013 in a game against the Real Salt Lake. The goal came in the 37th minute and the game resulted in a 1–1 tie.[2] During the 2013 season, Brown achieved many accomplishments. He earned the 2013 Rapids Golden Boot award leading the team with 10 goals and also lead all MLS rookies in scoring as well, just one shy of the MLS rookie scoring record. Brown finished second behind teammate Dillon Powers for MLS Rookie of the Year. He also scored the third-fastest goal in MLS history after just 15 seconds in the 5–1 win against Seattle on 5 October.[3]

Brown was sold to Norwegian side Vålerenga on 17 March 2015.[4]

Brown scored his first goal and his second goal on 17 April 2015 in a game against the Haugesund. The goals came in the 35th and 36th minutes and the game resulted in a 2 – 0 win.[5]

Brown was sold to China League One side Shenzhen on 6 July 2016 for a fee of around $1.2 million.[6] He scored a hat-trick in his debut against Shanghai Shenxin F.C..[7]

Brown moved from the Tampa Bay Rowdies to D.C. United[8] on 20 June 2017 after the Houston Dynamo traded away their spot in the Major League Soccer allocation order.[9] On 28 November 2017 his contract option with United was declined.[10]

In January 2018, Brown signed with Lorca FC in Spain.[11]

On 18 September 2018, it was announced that Brown had again returned to the United States, joining USL side OKC Energy FC.[12]

On 1 January 2020 Brown joined reigning Indian Super League Champions Bengaluru FC on a 1 and a half year deal through the end of the 2020–21 season.[13]

International[edit]

Deshorn received his first call-up to Jamaica senior national on 7 October 2013 after scoring what was at the time the second fastest goal in MLS history.[14] Brown scored his first international senior goal vs. Barbados on 2 March 2014.[15]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 13 October 2018[16][17][18]
Club Season League Playoffs Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Des Moines Menace 2011 USL PDL 10 9 0 0 1 0 11 9
Reading United 2012 USL PDL 13 13 0 0 1 0 14 13
Colorado Rapids 2013 MLS 31 10 1 0 1 0 33 10
2014 30 10 2 3 32 13
2015 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 62 20 1 0 3 3 0 0 66 23
Vålerenga 2015 Tippeligaen 23 7 0 0 23 7
2016 Tippeligaen 14 6 3 4 17 10
Total 37 13 0 0 3 4 0 0 40 17
Shenzhen 2016 China League One 14 7 0 0 14 7
Tampa Bay Rowdies 2017 USL 14 3 0 0 1 0 15 3
D.C. United 2017 MLS 16 2 0 0 16 2
Lorca 2017–18 Segunda División 12 1 0 0 12 1
OKC Energy 2018 USL 4 1 0 0 4 1
Career total 182 69 1 0 9 7 0 0 192 76

International goals[edit]

Score and result list Jamaica's goal tally first.

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Source
1. 2 March 2014 Barbados National Stadium, Saint Michael, Barbados  Barbados 2–0 2–0 Friendly [19]
2. 5 March 2014 Beausejour Cricket Ground, Gros Islet, St. Lucia  Saint Lucia 5–0 5–0 Friendly [20]

Achievements[edit]

Jamaica

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reggae Boyz squad for Copa America". Jamaica Football Federation. 3 June 2015. Archived from the original on 5 March 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Real Salt Lake vs Colorado Rapids 03-16-2013 – Stats". MLSsoccer.com. 16 March 2013. Archived from the original on 10 March 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 August 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Colorado Rapids transfer Deshorn Brown to Vålerenga". 17 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Vålerenga Fotball vs FK Haugesund 04-17-2015 – Stats". ipad.dagbladet.no. 17 March 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  6. ^ "VIF-spiss Deshorn Brown skal være solgt til en kinesisk klubb – dagsavisen.no".
  7. ^ "新外援戴帽阿布3助攻 深圳主场4–2申鑫-2016中甲联赛-中甲-深圳佳兆业-上海申鑫-布朗-阿布_新浪视频". video.sina.com.cn.
  8. ^ https://www.facebook.com/SoccerInsider. "In need of scoring help, D.C. United acquires Deshorn Brown from Tampa Bay Rowdies". Washington Post. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Dynamo acquire allocation money, international spot in trade". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  10. ^ "D.C. United exercise contract options on six players". dcunited.com. 28 November 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Deshorn Brown, potencia y gol para la delantera del Lorca FC – Lorca FC | Web Oficial".
  12. ^ Staff, USLSoccer com (18 September 2018). "Energy FC Signs Jamaican International Brown". USL Championship.
  13. ^ Zulikifli, Nursuraya (27 November 2019). "MELAKA UNITED BRINGS IN TWO IMPORT STRIKERS". Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  14. ^ "Rapids rookie Deshorn Brown earns first call up to senior Jamaican National Team". Colorado Rapids. 6 October 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  15. ^ "Jamaica Football Federation". www.jamaicafootballfederation.com. Archived from the original on 22 May 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  16. ^ Deshorn Brown at Soccerway. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  17. ^ Deshorn Brown at Major League Soccer
  18. ^ "Deshorn Brown". Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk (in Norwegian). NTB. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  19. ^ "Reggae Boyz defeat Barbados 2–0". rjrnewsonline.com. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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