James Brown

Forward, Football player

1862 – 1922


Who was James Brown?

James Brown was an English association football player of the Victorian era. Born in Blackburn, he played for Blackburn Rovers and was part of the team that won the FA Cup in three successive seasons between 1884 and 1886, as well as appearaing on the losing side in 1882. He scored goals in both the 1885 and 1886 cup finals.

Brown was capped on five occasions by the England national team. His debut was against Wales on 26 February 1881, and he scored his first goal against Ireland on 18 February 1882. His last cap was versus Scotland on 21 March 1885. He scored three goals in total for England.

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Jul 31, 1862
Lived in
  • Blackburn
Jul 4, 1922

on July 23, 2013


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