Marlon Broomes

Date of birth28 November 1977
Place of birthBirmingham
NationalityEnglish
Weight82 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Despite his obvious athleticism, Marlon failed to make much of an impact with Blackburn Rovers in 2000-01and in fact slipped down the pecking order of defenders during the campaign.

He made a handful of early season appearances for Rovers and then joined Queens Park Rangers on loan towards the end of October 2000.

He quickly became popular with the Loftus Road faithful with some fine performances and Rangers boss Gerry Francis tried to make the deal permanent, but was unable to agree terms and so Marlon returned to Ewood Park where he played no further part in the club's successful season.

He spent the start of the 2001-02 season on loan at Grimsby Town and finally left Blackburn when he signed for Sheffield Wednesday in December 2001 on a deal which lasted until the end of the season.

They did not offer him a long term contract and he was released in the summer.

He remained a central defender of considerable potential, he had trials at Blackpool and Burnley in the summer of 2002 but was snapped up by Preston North End in August 2002 as a replacement for Shaun Gregan who had left for West Bromwich Albion.

Marlon joined Stoke City in August 2005 with a three-year contract.

He joined Blackpool in July 2008 with a one-year contract.

After joining on a non-contract basis, Marlon agreed a one-season contract with Tranmere Rovers in September 2009 that was extended to June 2011 in June 2010.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackburn Rovers 28 Nov 1994 12 Dec 2001
Swindon Town 22 Jan 1997 21 Mar 1997 L
Queens Park Rangers 24 Oct 2000 29 Nov 2000 L
Grimsby Town 06 Sep 2001 10 Dec 2001 L
Sheffield Wednesday 12 Dec 2001 30 Jun 2002
Burnley 19 Jul 2002 09 Aug 2002
Preston North End 09 Aug 2002 02 Aug 2005
Stoke City 02 Aug 2005 30 Jun 2008
Blackpool 01 Jul 2008 30 Jun 2009
Crewe Alexandra 26 Jan 2009 06 Mar 2009 L
Crewe Alexandra 13 Mar 2009 31 May 2009 L
Tranmere Rovers 08 Aug 2009 30 Jun 2011
Clitheroe 01 Aug 2011 09 Jan 2012
Altrincham 09 Jan 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1
1997-98 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 2
2
1
1998-99 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 4
1998-99 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 8
5
2
1
2000-01 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 2
2000-01 Blackburn Rovers League Division 1 1
2000-01 Queens Park Rangers League Division 1 5
3
2001-02 Grimsby Town League Cup 3
2
2001-02 Grimsby Town League Division 1 13
2
3
2001-02 Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup 1
2001-02 Sheffield Wednesday League Division 1 18
1
3
2002-03 Preston North End FA Cup 1
1
2002-03 Preston North End League Cup 3
2002-03 Preston North End League Division 1 21
7
2
2003-04 Preston North End FA Cup 1
2003-04 Preston North End League Division 1 30
4
2
2004-05 Preston North End League Championship 8
3
1
2004-05 Preston North End League Championship Play-Offs
2
2004-05 Preston North End League Cup 1
2005-06 Stoke City FA Cup 4
2005-06 Stoke City League Championship 36
1
2
7
1
2005-06 Stoke City League Cup 1
2008-09 Blackpool League Championship
1
2008-09 Crewe Alexandra League One 19
1
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 3
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers League Cup 1
2009-10 Tranmere Rovers League One 31
1
10
1
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 1
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Tranmere Rovers League One 5
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
17 Sep 1997 Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End W 6-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
21 Feb 1998 Southampton v Blackburn Rovers L 3-0 Premier League
28 Feb 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Leicester City W 5-3 Premier League
25 Apr 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Wimbledon D 0-0 Premier League
29 Apr 1998 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers W 0-1 Premier League
05 Dec 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 Premier League
26 Dec 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa W 2-1 Premier League
28 Dec 1998 Leicester City v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
02 Jan 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United W 1-0 Premier League
16 Jan 1999 Derby County v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 Premier League
23 Jan 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Sunderland W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
06 Feb 1999 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers W 1-3 Premier League
14 Feb 1999 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1999 Chelsea v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
20 Feb 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-4 Premier League
24 Feb 1999 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
27 Feb 1999 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers L 2-0 Premier League
06 Apr 1999 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers L 1-0 Premier League
17 Apr 1999 Southampton v Blackburn Rovers D 3-3 Premier League
16 May 1999 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
22 Aug 2000 Rochdale v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Aug 2000 Sheffield Wednesday v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Division 1
06 Sep 2000 Blackburn Rovers v Rochdale W 6-1
Agg: 7-2
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg


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
1994-95 England UEFA Under-18
1
1
1995-96 England UEFA Under-18 2
1996-97 England UEFA Under-21 1
1996-97 England Under-21 1
1996-97 England World Youth Cup 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
25 Apr 1995 England v Hungary L 0-2 UEFA Under-18 2nd round
16 Nov 1995 England v Latvia W 2-0 UEFA U18 Group 13
18 Nov 1995 England v Sweden W 6-2 UEFA U18 Group 13
01 Apr 1997 England v Switzerland D 0-0 Under-21
29 Apr 1997 England v Georgia D 0-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
18 Jun 1997 Ivory Coast v England W 1-2 World Youth Cup Group F
23 Jun 1997 Mexico v England W 0-1 World Youth Cup Group F


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