UK time is: 18:27:44
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Scout Report: Jason Brown

This Scout Report was initially going to be on Rotherham's Nicky Law, but it turns out that he's on the verge of signing for Motherwell, so instead I have decided to profile another man linked with the Seasiders - goalkeeper Jason Brown.

Now 29, Brown began his career at Charlton, but failing to make the grade at The Valley, moved to Gillingham in 2001.

Initially in and out of the side at Priestfield, Brown really began to catch the eye from the 05/06 season onwards, earning his first cap for Wales in the process.

His form at Gillingham earned him a move to Blackburn, but he found opportunities at Ewood Park very limited, making just nine league appearances in five years at the club before being released this summer.

Indeed, despite loan moves to Leeds, Leyton Orient and Cardiff during his time at Blackburn, he has made just 24 appearances over the last three years.

In that sense he fits our bill of signing players who haven't enjoyed the best of times recently and turning their careers around, but at the same time you wouldn't be comfortable with him being our first choice, and in an interview with Sky yesterday, Brown said he wants to move somewhere where he's guarenteed first team football - he had enough of warming the bench at Ewood Park. Therefore, I'd suggest that the Seasiders look elsewhere for a keeper this summer.

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Eamonn Moore  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 28 2011

Time: 2:07PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackpool Articles

First point for Seasiders (Sunday September 14 2014)

Riga revolution to end? (Saturday September 6 2014)

On this day 1929 (Sunday August 31 2014)

On this day 2007 (Sunday August 31 2014)

Who's next for pool? (Sunday August 31 2014)

Join up to the forum (Sunday August 31 2014)

The wait continues for pool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-1 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

UPDATE: Millwall 2-0 Blackpool (Saturday August 30 2014)

Archived Blackpool Articles

List All Vital Blackpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. premier 1 299
2. Bear1951 279
3. Poole-Pool 222
4. SmartBloke 143
5. Layton_Seasider 118
6. Albert Ramsbottom 116
7. BobHatton 102
8. Bribaba 96
9. SaskPool 82
10. Hastings 70

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Rotherham 6 2 1 3 -3 7
19. Leeds Utd 6 2 1 3 -5 7
20. Birmingham 6 1 3 2 -5 6
21. Huddersfield 6 1 1 4 -8 4
22. Bolton 6 0 2 4 -6 2
23. Blackpool 6 0 1 5 -6 1
24. Fulham 6 0 1 5 -10 1

Breaking League News

Shall You Tell Him or Shall I?
Fulham : 16/09/2014 18:03:00
LUFC Leeds a big price to pip the cherries
Leeds Utd : 16/09/2014 18:00:00
Match Report From Kid's Corner: Forest v Derby
Forest : 16/09/2014 17:31:00
Forest : 16/09/2014 17:01:00
The Opposition View - Millwall
Reading : 16/09/2014 16:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How many players will Pool sign before the deadline?
Suggested By:  
None 51%
1 21%
2 14%
3 0%
4 7%
More 7%