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Brian Marwood

Arsenal FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
*(actual F 0: A 0)
50% successful


disciplined: none
minutes played:


Full name Brian Marwood (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 5 February 1960 in Seaham Harbour, county Durham [registered in Durham Eastern, Cumberland, March 1960].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 10st. 10lbs [1988].


Jack Rollins' Rothman's Yearbook [1988] & Ancestry.com

Biographies Life of Brian - Brian Marwood & Brian Woolnough (Mainstream, November 1990)

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Joined Hull City AFC as an Apprentice in June 1976. After turning professional in February 1978, he made 191 league appearances, scoring 53 times. He was sold to Sheffield Wednesday FC for £115,000 in July 1984, and after 121 league appearances and another 27 goals, Arsenal FC picked up his signature in March 1988 for £800,000. He only played 52 league matches, with a return of sixteen goals, before he returned to Sheffield in September 1990 when Sheffield United FC signed him for £350,000.  Loaned to Middlesbrough FC in January 1992, played three league matches and returned to United in May, being released by the Sheffield club in the July, having only played 22 league matches, and three goals.  After searching for a club, Glenn Hoddle's Swindon Town FC signed him in March 1993, but he was released at the end of the season, having scored once, his 100th league goal, in eleven league appearances. In July 1993, Barnet FC signed him, then played a final 23 league matches, Barnet then released him, prompting Marwood to retire from the game in 1994.
Club honours Associate Members Cup runners-up 1983-84; Football League Champions 1988-89;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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

England Career

Player number 1011th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
Only match No. 641, 16 November 1988, Saudi Arabia 1 England 1, a friendly match at King Fahd II International Stadium, Riyadh, substitute (81), aged 28 years 285 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Between 1990 and 1993, Marwood was the Chairman of the Professional Footballers Association. After retiring, he became a Nike Marketing Manager for football in the UK, as well as a pundit for Sky Sports and STAR Sports, a BBC Radio 5 Live Commentator. He has since become Football Administrator and Executive Director at Manchester City since February 2009.


Brian Marwood - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Brian Marwood - 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
Away - Red 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - Friendly 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0


Brian Marwood - Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 1 full cap

manager: Bobby Robson - 1 full capx

Age 28
1 641 16 November 1988 - Saudi Arabia 1 England 1, King Fahd II International Stadium, Riyadh Fr HD sub 81 15
1-1 when substituting