Craig Brown (soccer player)

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Craig Brown
Surname Craig James Brown
birthday July 1, 1940
place of birth HamiltonScotland
position midfield
Years station Games (goals) 1
1959-1961 Glasgow Rangers
1961-1967 Dundee FC
1967-1971 FC Falkirk
Stations as a trainer
Years station
1974-1977 Motherwell FC
1977-1986 Clyde FC
1986-1991 Scotland (assistant)
1986-1993 Scotland U-21
1993-2002 Scotland
2002-2004 Preston North End
2009-2010 Motherwell FC
2010-2013 Aberdeen FC
1 Only league games are given.

Craig James Brown CBE (born July 1, 1940 in Hamilton ) is a former Scottish football player and current football coach .

In the first years of his career he coached the Scottish clubs FC Clyde and FC Motherwell .

In 1986 he was appointed assistant to the Scottish national coach Andy Roxburgh . At the same time he coached various Scottish youth national teams. In 1989 he led the U 16s to the vice world championship and in 1992 the U 21s to the semi-finals of the European championships.

In December 1993 he became the new Scottish national coach. Under Brown, the team qualified for the 1996 European Football Championship . Scotland only missed the quarter-finals because of the worse goal difference. Scotland also took part in the 1998 World Cup, but dropped out again in the preliminary round after poor performance. After Brown missed the qualification for the European Football Championship 2000 and the Football World Cup 2002 , he was replaced by the German Berti Vogts .

From 2002 to August 29, 2004 he was the coach of the English club Preston North End . Until December 2009 Brown was at Derby County assistant to coach Billy Davies , then he took over the coaching of Jim Gannon at Motherwell FC.

In December 2010, Craig Brown moved to Aberdeen FC with his assistant coach Archie Knox .

social commitment

Brown is an ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Show Racism the Red Card welcome Craig Brown as ambassador of campaign in Scotland