The name Wes Brown brings up memories for many a football fan. With years at the elite level of professional football, Wes made a name for himself as a hard tackling, ball-playing centre back, winning titles galore at Old Trafford. He became a fixture of the Manchester United squad between 1996 and 2011 under the stewardship of stalwart leader, Sir Alex Ferguson. Wes won every domestic competition available to the club in fifteen years there, featuring in five Premier League triumphs, two FA Cup wins, two League Cups and two UEFA Champions League wins.
Featuring in United’s remarkable treble-winning season of 1998-1999 as a young man, in what was arguably his breakout season for the club, Wes began to play a key role in the Red Devils’ team in the following seasons. The 2000-2001 season would be among his best in a Manchester United shirt. He played himself into the PFA Team of the Year with a string of brilliant performances that year.
Two years later Wes was selected for the England team for the 2002 World Cup. He drew praise from legions of admirers, not least his long time boss Sir Alex Ferguson who said that Brown was “without question the best natural defender, this club has had for years”. The star went on to represent Sunderland and Blackburn Rovers, helping the former to stay in the Premier League until 2016. Currently, the Premier League legend turns out for Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League.
Wes Brown is a professional footballer known for his reading of the game, mentality and footballing mind. With a highly successful career behind him and an impressive knowledge of the sport, Wes has become a leading football speaker. Wes has the perfect experience and stories in his repertoire to impress any audience as he talks on themes of teamwork, leadership, motivation, and inspiration. A footballer who reached the top of the game, Wes can offer a glimpse of what it takes to go from rising star to established presence.