John Brayford

Date of birth29 December 1987
Place of birthStoke
NationalityEnglish
Weight71 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionDefender

John Brayford, who played for Manchester City and Stoke City during his youth career, joined Crewe Alexandra in September 2008 with a three-year contract.

He joined Derby County in May 2010 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2014 in August 2011.

John joined Cardiff City in July 2013 with a four-year contract.

He joined Sheffield United in January 2015 with a contract to June 2018.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Burton Albion 01 Jul 2005 01 Sep 2008
Crewe Alexandra 01 Sep 2008 19 May 2009
Derby County 19 May 2010 26 Jul 2013
Cardiff City 26 Jul 2013 24 Jan 2015
Sheffield United 24 Jan 2014 31 May 2014 L
Sheffield United 24 Jan 2015
Burton Albion 19 Aug 2016 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Burton Albion FA Cup 3
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra FA Cup 4
1
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra League One 34
2
2
2
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra FA Cup 1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra League Cup 1
2009-10 Crewe Alexandra League Two 45
2010-11 Derby County FA Cup 1
2010-11 Derby County League Championship 46
1
4
2010-11 Derby County League Cup 1
2011-12 Derby County FA Cup 2
2011-12 Derby County League Championship 22
1
1
2011-12 Derby County League Cup 1
2012-13 Derby County FA Cup 2
1
2012-13 Derby County League Championship 40
2
6
2012-13 Derby County League Cup 1
2013-14 Cardiff City League Cup 2
2013-14 Sheffield United FA Cup 5
1
2013-14 Sheffield United League One 15
1
2014-15 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
2014-15 Cardiff City League Championship 26
2
2014-15 Cardiff City League Cup 1
2014-15 Sheffield United League One 22
1
2
2014-15 Sheffield United League One Play-Offs 1
2015-16 Sheffield United FA Cup 2
2015-16 Sheffield United League One 19
1
1
2016-17 Sheffield United League Cup 1
2016-17 Sheffield United League One 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Nov 2007 Halifax Town v Burton Albion W 0-4 FA Cup 1st round
01 Dec 2007 Burton Albion v Barnet D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
11 Dec 2007 Barnet v Burton Albion L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R

Sorry - no international data available for this player.



Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round

Sorry - no international data available for this player.



Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.