Laurie Brown

Date of birth22 August 1937
Place of birthShildon
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentre half

A combative defender who played for Arsenal and Spurs, he was a hugely popular character in both North London dressing rooms.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Darlington 01 Mar 1959 01 Oct 1960
Northampton Town 01 Oct 1960 01 Aug 1961
Arsenal 01 Aug 1961 01 Apr 1963
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Apr 1963 01 Sep 1966
Norwich City 01 Sep 1966 01 Dec 1968

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1961-62 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1961-62 Arsenal League Division One 41
1962-63 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1962-63 Arsenal League Division One 38
1
1963-64 Arsenal Fairs Cup 3
1963-64 Arsenal League Division One 22
1
1963-64 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 9
1
1964-65 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 16
1
1965-66 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 3
1965-66 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 37
1


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
19 Aug 1961 Arsenal v Burnley D 2-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1961 Leicester City v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1961 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 4-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1961 Arsenal v Leicester City D 4-4 League Division One
02 Sep 1961 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1961 Arsenal v Manchester City W 3-0 League Division One
16 Sep 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1961 Arsenal v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
30 Sep 1961 Everton v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1961 Arsenal v Blackpool W 3-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1961 Arsenal v Manchester United W 5-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1961 Cardiff City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Chelsea L 0-3 League Division One
11 Nov 1961 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
14 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Division One
18 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1961 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
02 Dec 1961 Arsenal v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division One
09 Dec 1961 Sheffield United v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
16 Dec 1961 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
23 Dec 1961 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1961 Arsenal v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
06 Jan 1962 Arsenal v Bradford City W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1962 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
20 Jan 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1962 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
24 Feb 1962 Blackpool v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-5 League Division One
07 Apr 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1962 Fulham v Arsenal L 5-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
20 Apr 1962 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1962 West Ham United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
01 May 1962 Arsenal v Everton L 2-3 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Leyton Orient v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1962 Burnley v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 1-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1962 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1962 Fulham v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 4-4 League Division One
13 Oct 1962 Arsenal v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 5-4 League Division One
03 Nov 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 5-5 League Division One
10 Nov 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division One
14 Nov 1962 Liverpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
17 Nov 1962 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1963 Arsenal v Oxford United W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Feb 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
02 Mar 1963 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
09 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool L 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 4-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1963 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
20 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1963 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1963 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
11 May 1963 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One
14 May 1963 Arsenal v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
18 May 1963 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1963 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 7-2 League Division One
07 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 4-3 League Division One
10 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1963 Fulham v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
21 Sep 1963 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
25 Sep 1963 Staevnet v Arsenal W 1-7 Fairs Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Sep 1963 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
02 Oct 1963 Everton v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
05 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 6-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1963 Stoke City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 4-4 League Division One
19 Oct 1963 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Staevnet L 2-3
Agg: 9-4
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
26 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 4-2 League Division One
02 Nov 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1963 Arsenal v West Ham United D 3-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Liège D 1-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
16 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Blackpool W 5-3 League Division One
30 Nov 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
21 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Leicester City L 0-1 League Division One
28 Dec 1963 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One


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
1959-60 England Amateur 2
1960-61 England Amateur 1
1960-61 England FA Tour 2


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
05 Mar 1960 England v West Germany D 1-1 Amateur
26 Mar 1960 England v Scotland W 2-1 Amateur
24 Sep 1960 England v Northern Ireland W 3-2 Amateur
05 Jun 1961 New Zealand v England W 0-8 FA TOUR
10 Jun 1961 New Zealand v England W 1-6 FA TOUR


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