Jon Brady

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Jon Brady
Personal information
Full name Jon Edmund Alexander Brady
Date of birth (1975-01-14) 14 January 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Newcastle, Australia
Playing position Winger
Youth career
1991 Adamstown Rosebuds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 Brentford 0 (0)
1993–1994 Swansea City 0 (0)
1994–1995 Wycombe Wanderers 0 (0)
1994 Mjølner 12 (6)
1994–1998 Hayes 189 (26)
1998–2002 Rushden & Diamonds 185 (25)
2002 Woking 12 (1)
2002–2003 Chester City 33 (2)
2003–2005 Stevenage Borough 53 (4)
2005–2006 Hereford United 21 (1)
2006–2007 Cambridge United 53 (4)
2007 Kidderminster Harriers (loan) 9 (0)
2007–2008 Kettering Town 43 (6)
2008–2013 Brackley Town
National team
1990 Australia U17 ? (?)
Teams managed
2009–2015 Brackley Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:35, 10 February 2008 (UTC).

Jon Edmund Alexander Brady (born 14 January 1975 in Newcastle, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player.


He previously played for Hayes, Rushden & Diamonds, Woking, Chester City, Stevenage Borough and Hereford United. His most recent club was Kidderminster Harriers, where he was on loan from Cambridge United until the end of the 2006/07 season. He signed for Conference North side Kettering Town in June 2007. He was a vital member of the squad that gained promotion to the Conference National for 2008/09 season.[1]

Brady was a Football Conference champion with Rushden & Diamonds in 2000-01, scoring the winner at his future club Chester City on the final day of the season to make promotion mathematically certain. The following season saw him appear on the losing side for Rushden against Cheltenham Town in the Football League Division Three play-off final at the Millennium Stadium.[2]

He also suffered play-off disappointment in the Football Conference with Chester City (2003) and Stevenage Borough (2005). He left Chester for Stevenage after helping them to win the Conference title in season 2003-04 and had recently moved on from Hereford United when they were promoted back to the Football League in 2005-06.

Coaching career[edit]

Brady was appointed manager of Brackley Town in March 2009.[3]

2009/10 Season finished 5th Highest finish Brackley have achieved in their history making the Play - Offs

2010/11 Season finished 9th

2011/12 Won the Southern League with 85 points beating St Albans City on the final day of the season 6 - 0.

2012/13 Conference North Manager of the Month August & September

2012/13 Finished 3rd in the Conference North on 85 points and making the play - off finals

2013/14 Having been 1st up to Christmas with 1 defeat in 23 games Brackley beat Gillingham in a FA Cup 1st Round Replay live on BT Sport. Thereafter Brackley lost 3 - 2 in the 2nd round away to Macclesfield. Brackley finished 7th due to a tough period of 10 away games in 5 weeks due to their FA Cup exploits.

2014/15 Brackley's wage bill was seriously reduced due to a few issues and the Chairman Francis Oliver was quoted as saying if we are able to stay in the Conference North this will be a huge achievement. Brackley Finished 18th on 47 points and maintained their Conference North Status.

2015/16 Jon Brady resigned on 5 September with Brackley Town in the Conference North and quoted that he felt it was time to move on for a fresh challenge.

All in all Jon Brady Won 7 Trophies and broke all records as manager at Brackley Town.

He was the longest serving and most successful manager they have had.

On 6 September 2015, Brady stepped down as manager of Brackley Town [4]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 9 September 2015.
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref
P W D L Win %
Brackley Town 1 March 2009 9 September 2015 306 132 76 98 43.1 [5]
Total 306 132 76 98 43.1


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