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Wes Brown

Manchester United FC

23 appearances, 1 goal

P 23 W 11 D 7 L 5 F 42: A 23
*(actual F 37: A 17)
63% successful

1999-2010

disciplined: 1
captain:
none
minutes played:
1574

Profile

Full name Wesley Michael Brown

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 13 October 1979 in Longsight, Manchester, Greater Manchester [registered in Manchester, December 1979].
Attended Burnage High School
Married to Leanne Wassell [in 2009], three daughters, Halle, Lilia, and Lola.
Height/Weight 6' 1", 12st. 2lb. [2000]

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000-09] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Signed professionally with Manchester United FC from being a trainee on 13 November 1996. He played 232 Premier League appearances, scoring three goals, before he left Old Trafford following his release from contract and he joined Sunderland AFC on 7 July 2011. Injuries had curtailed his Wearside career and has only made 76 Premier League appearances, and one goal, up until he was released at the end of the 2015-16 season. On 21 September 2016, Brown signed a short-term contract with Blackburn Rovers FC, where he also took up a coaching assignment, he made just four Championship appearances, scoring once.
Club honours FA Premier League Champions 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11; FA Cup winners 1998-99, 2003-04, runners-up 2004-05. UEFA European Champions League winners 1998-99, 2007-08, runners-up 2008-09; Football League Cup winners 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, runners-up 2013-14; UEFA Super Cup runners-up 2008. FA Community Shield winners 2003, 2007, 2008;
Individual honours Jimmy Murphy Academy Player of the Year (MU) 1997-98, 1998-99; PFA Premier League Team of the Year 2000-01;
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 1090th players (1090) to appear for England.
BME number The 35th BME player at Senior level. The first new BME player under Kevin Keegan.
Position(s) Right/left-back, central defender;
First match No. 757, 28 April 1999, Hungary 1 England 1, a friendly match at Népstadion, Budapest, substituted (73), aged 19 years 197 days;
Last match No. 882, 3 March 2010, England 3 Egypt 1, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 30 years 141 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2002.
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (eight appearances). England U18, England schoolboy.
Distinctions None

 

Wes Brown - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
57 23 7 16 7 4 1574 1 1574 min 0 none 1
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Wes Brown - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 11 5 3 3 22 13 +9 2 3 2.00 1.181 59.1 +2
Away 10 6 3 1 18 7 +11 2 3 1.80 0.70 75.0 +5
Neutral 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1 0 1.00 1.50 25.0 -1
All 23 11 7 5 42 23 +19 5 6 1.826 1.00 63.0 +6

 

Wes Brown - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 16 8 5 3 31 15 +16 3 4 1.938 0.938 65.6 +5
Red 7 3 2 2 11 8 +3 2 2 1.571 1.143 57.1 +1
All 23 11 7 5 42 23 +19 5 6 1.826 1.00 63.0 +6

 

Wes Brown - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

5 4 1 0 15 4 +11 1 1 3.00 0.80 90.0 +4
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup 5 4 1 0 15 4 +11 1 1 3.00 0.80 90.0 +4

ECP

2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
European Championship 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
Friendly 16 5 6 5 19 19 =0 4 3 1.188 1.188 50.0 =0
All 23 11 7 5 42 23 +19 5 6 1.826 1.00 63.0 +6

 

Wes Brown - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2000-02 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
WCP 2008-10 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
WCP All 5 4 1 0 15 4 +11 1 1 3.00 0.80 90.0 +4
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF  2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
WCF All 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2000-02 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 1 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
WC 2008-10 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +3
WC All 5 4 1 0 15 4 +11 1 1 3.00 0.80 90.0 +4
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2006-08 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
ECP All 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2006-08 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
EC All 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 5 4 1 0 15 4 +11 1 1 3.00 0.80 90.0 +4
EC 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8 0 2 4.00 0.00 100.0 +2
All 7 6 1 0 23 4 +19 1 3 3.286 0.571 92.3 +6

 

Wes Brown - Match History
 Club: Manchester United F.C. - 23 full appearances

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 1 full capx

Age 19
1 757 28 April 1999 - Hungary 1 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AD Start off 73 2
0-1 when substituted
Age 20
- 773 7 October 2000 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HL squad member
 

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 1 full capx

2 774 11 October 2000 - Finland 0 England 0, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AD sub 69 17

0-0 when substituting

Age 21
 

Coach: Peter Taylor - 0 full capsx

- 775 15 November 2000 - Italy 1 England 0, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino Fr AL injured squad member
 

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 7 full capsx

- 776 28 February 2001 - England 3 Spain 0, Villa Park, Birmingham Fr HW unused sub 14
- 777 24 March 2001 - England 2 Finland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool WCP HW unused sub 14
3 778 28 March 2001 - Albania 1 England 3, Stadiumi Kombetar Qemal Stafa, Tiranë AW sub 29 14

0-0 when substituting

- 779 25 May 2001 - England 4 Mexico 0, Pride Park Stadium, Derby Fr HW injured squad member
- 780 6 June 2001 - Greece 0 England 2, Olympiako Stadio Athínas Spyros Louis, Athína WCP AW
4 781 15 August 2001 - England 0 Netherlands 2, White Hart Lane, Tottenham Fr HL Start off ht 5
0-2 when substituted
- 782 1 September 2001 - Germany 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, München WCP AW squad member
- 783 5 September 2001 - England 2 Albania 0, St.James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW
Age 22
5 789 21 May 2002 - Korean Republic 1 England 1, Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo-si Fr AD sub 68 12
1-1 when substituting
6 790 26 May 2002 - England 2 Cameroon 2, Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe City Fr ND Start
- 791 2 June 2002 - England 1 Sweden 1, Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii, Saitama-shi WCF ND unused sub
- 792 7 June 2002 - Argentina 0 England 1, Sapporo Dōmu, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo-shi NW
- 793 12 June 2002 - Nigeria 0 England 0, Ōsaka-shi Nagai Rikujō Kyōgijō, Ōsaka-shi ND
- 794 15 June 2002 - Denmark 0 England 3, Niigata Sutajiamu, Niigata-shi NW
- 795 21 June 2002 - England 1 Brazil 2, Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa, Fukuroi city NL
Age 23
7 799 12 February 2003 - England 1 Australia 3, Boleyn Ground, Upton Park Fr HL sub ht 15
0-2 when substituting
Age 25
8 824 9 February 2005 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Villa Park, Birmingham Fr HD Start 5
- 825 26 March 2005 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HW squad member
- 826 30 March 2005 - England 2 Azerbaijan 0, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW
9 827 28 May 2005 - USA 1 England 2, Soldier Field, Chicago Fr AW Start 5
- 828 31 May 2005 - Colombia 2 England 3, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford Fr NW injured squad member
Age 26
- 835 1 March 2006 - England 2 Uruguay 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW unused sub 16
 

coach: Steve McClaren - 5 full capsx

- 843 16 August 2006 - England 4 Greece 0, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW unused sub 17
10 844 2 September 2006 - England 5 Andorra 0, Old Trafford, Manchester ECP HW Start 5
- 845 6 September 2006 - FYR Macedonia 0 England 1, Gradski Stadion, Skopje AW unused sub 14
- 846 7 October 2006 - England 0 FYR Macedonia 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HD squad member
- 847 11 October 2006 - Croatia 2 England 0, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb AL
Age 27
- 848 15 November 2006 - Netherlands 1 England 1, Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam Fr AD unused sub 14
11 852 1 June 2007 - England 1 Brazil 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD sub 73 12
1-0 when substituting
12 853 6 June 2007 - Estonia 0 England 3, A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn ECP AW Start 2
13 854 22 August 2007 - England 1 Germany 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HL sub ht 12
1-2 when substituting
- 855 8 September 2007 - England 3 Israel 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW unused sub 12
- 856 12 September 2007 - England 3 Russia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW 12
Age 28
- 857 13 October 2007 - England 3 Estonia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HW injured squad member
- 858 17 October 2007 - Russia 2 England 1, Olimpiyskiy Kompleks Luzhniki Stadion, Moskva AL
14 859 16 November 2007 - Austria 0 England 1, Ernst-Happel Stadion, Wien Fr AW sub ht 15
0-1 when substituting
- 860 21 November 2007 - England 2 Croatia 3, The National Stadium, Wembley ECP HL unused sub 14
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manager: Fabio Capello - 8 full capsx

15 861 6 February 2008 - England 2 Switzerland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 2
16 862 26 March 2008 - France 1 England 0, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AL Start off 63 2
1-0 when substituted
17 863 28 May 2008 - England 2 USA 0, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 57 2
1-0 when substituted
- 864 1 June 2008 - Trinidad & Tobago 0 England 3, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain Fr AW rested squad member
18 865 20 August 2008 - England 2 Czech Republic 2, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 45 2
- 866 6 September 2008 - Andorra 0 England 2, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, Barcelona WCP AW unused sub 14
19 867 10 September 2008 - Croatia 1 England 4, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb AW Start 2
20 868 11 October 2008 - England 5 Kazakhstan 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 2
Age 29
21 869 15 October 2008 - Belarus 1 England 3, Dinamo Stadion, Minsk WCP AW Start 2
- 877 5 September 2009 - England 2 Slovenia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 14
- 878 9 September 2009 - England 5 Croatia 1, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW unused sub 13
- 879 10 October 2009 - Ukraine 1 England 0, Stadion Dnepr-Arena, Dnepropetrovsk WCP AL squad member
Age 30
- 880 14 October 2009 - England 3 Belarus 0, The National Stadium, Wembley WCP HW squad member
22 881 14 November 2009 - Brazil 1 England 0, Khalifa International Stadium, ad-Dawḥa Fr NL Start 2
23 882 3 March 2010 - England 3 Egypt 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 2
- 889 11 August 2010 - England 2 Hungary 1, The National Stadium, Wembley Fr HW withdrawn squad member
Retired from international football on 8 August 2010

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