Jimmy Brown (footballer, born 1953)
|Full name||James Keith Brown|
|Date of birth||3 October 1953|
|Place of birth||Bothwell, Scotland|
|1975–1978||Preston North End||64||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Brown was signed from Midlothian boys by English football club Aston Villa in May 1969. He was Aston Villa's youngest ever player to play in a first team game at 15 years 349 days. He signed professional in 1970. He played in 75 League matches for Villa scoring 1 goal. He also played in 12 Cup games. Brown won the FA Youth Cup with Villa in 1972 before being sold to Preston North End in October 1975.
Brown left Preston in 1978, and signed for Greek club Ethnikos. He returned to English football two years later with Portsmouth, and ended his senior career after a season with Scottish club Hibernian.
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