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Ken Brown

West Ham United FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 2: A 1
100% successful

1959

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Kenneth Brown
Born 16 February 1934 in Forest Gate, London [registered in West Ham, Essex, March 1934]. Lived in Bonham Road, Dagenham, five doors away from the Venables' household. Attended Lymington Secondary Modern.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 13st. 11lbs [1960].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started playing schoolboy football in Dagenham before joining Neville United FC of the Dagenham League. West Ham United FC signed Brown in October 1951 and made 386 league appearances, scoring four goals. He joined Torquay United FC for a £4000 transfer fee in May 1967, making 42 league appearances, scoring once, and Hereford United FC in May 1969 of the Southern League under John Charles, for a single season.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1957-58; International Soccer League winners 1963; American Challenge Cup runners-up 1963; FA Cup winners 1963-64; FA Charity Shield shared 1964; Football League Cup runners-up 1965-66; UEFA European Cup Winners Cup winners 1965-66;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

Management Career

Club(s) After retiring from playing, became the trainer at Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic FC in June 1970. Became the assistant manager at Norwich City FC, becoming the club manager from October 1980 until November 1987.

England Career

Player number One of four who became 786th players (787) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-half
Only match No. 337, 18 November 1959, England 2 Northern Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 275 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1959-60;
Team honours British Championships shared 1959-60;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

x. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Ken Brown - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Ken Brown - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Ken Brown - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1959-60 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Ken Brown - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Waler Winterbottom - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 337 18 November 1959 - England 2 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley, London BC HW Start 5

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