Wes Brown

Position: Centre-back
Team: Sunderland
Born: October 13, 1979 (age 35)
Hometown: Manchester, England
Height: 6'0"
Nationality: English
Wes Brown of Sunderland tackles Jamie Vardy of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on November 22, 2014
Match Analysis: Leicester City 0-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at the King Power Stadium.
17:34
Wes Brown of Sunderland tackles Jamie Vardy of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on November 22, 2014
Result: Leicester City slump continues in Sunderland stalemate
Leicester City remain without a win since September following a 0-0 draw with Sunderland at the King Power Stadium.
16:52
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Half-Time Report: Sunderland, Leicester City goalless at the break
Leicester and Sunderland hold each other to a goalless half-time draw at the King Power Stadium.
15:47
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Wes Brown: 'We've managed to get back on track'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown believes that his side have managed to restore their confidence in their past two games following their 8-0 hammering against Southampton.
Nov 15, 05:26
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates his second goal with Ryan Giggs during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Manchester United and Fenerbahce SK at Old Trafford on September 28, 2004
On this day: Wayne Rooney brace guides Manchester United past Newcastle United
On this day 10 years ago, Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United beat Newcastle United 3-1 at St James' Park.
Nov 14, 09:21
Leighton Baines of Everton (3) celebrates with Ross Barkley as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Sunderland on November 9, 2014
Leighton Baines: Everton put "everything we had" into Sunderland draw
Leighton Baines admits that he is "disappointed" not to have taken all three points from today's 1-1 draw against Sunderland, but insists that his side gave it their all.
Nov 9, 16:00
Phil Jagielka of Everton makes a spectacular clearance from Steven Fletcher of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match on November 9, 2014
Result: Leighton Baines rescues hard-fought point for Everton
Leighton Baines fires a 76th-minute penalty to earn Everton a 1-1 draw at Sunderland.
Nov 9, 15:31
Everton's Sylvain Distin in action against Spurs on November 3, 2013
Team News: Sylvain Distin returns for Everton at Sunderland
Sylvain Distin is picked to start in central defence for Everton against Sunderland for what will be his first Premier League appearance in over a month.
Nov 9, 12:48
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Preview: Sunderland vs. Everton
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light.
Nov 7, 16:45
Liverpool's English midfielder Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 11
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 11th weekend of Premier League action from a Fantasy Football point of view.
Nov 6, 14:02
Sunderland's English defender Wes Brown (R) scores an own goal during their English Premier League football match against Crystal Palace on November 3, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Fighting spirit can spur Sunderland on'
Gus Poyet believes that Wes Brown's own goal against Crystal Palace on Monday night can act as a turning point in Sunderland's season.
Nov 6, 07:30
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Crystal Palace on November 3, 2014
Player Ratings: Crystal Palace 1-3 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a look at who stood out during Sunderland's 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park this evening.
Nov 3, 23:16
Sunderland's Spanish midfielder Jordi Gomez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during their English Premier League football match against Crystal Palace on November 3, 2014
Match Analysis: Crystal Palace 1-3 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Sunderland's 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park this evening.
Nov 3, 22:36
Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Crystal Palace on November 3, 2014
Result: Steven Fletcher double hands Sunderland victory against Crystal Palace
Steven Fletcher scores twice as Sunderland earn a 3-1 win against Crystal Palace in their Premier League match at Selhurst Park.
Nov 3, 21:58
Marouane Chamakh of Crystal Palace controls the ball as Anthonty Reveilliere of Sunderland closes in during the Barclays Premier League match on November 3, 2014
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 1-3 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive Sunderland's 3-1 win over Crystal Palace as the Black Cats climb out of the bottom three with their first away victory of the campaign.
Nov 3, 19:00
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'We can't afford further mistakes'
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet insists that his side need to stop making mistakes if they are to get their season back on track ahead of their clash against Crystal Palace.
Nov 3, 03:53
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 10
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 10th weekend of Premier League action from a Fantasy Football point of view.
Oct 30, 13:17
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects a Team of the Week from the ninth round of Premier League matches.
Oct 28, 10:55
Patrick Van Aanholt of Sunderland during the Premier League football match between Sundeland and Stoke City at Stadium of Light on October 4, 2014
Patrick van Aanholt: Sunderland have "got to move on"
Sunderland full-back Patrick van Aanholt encourages the team "to move on" from their recent errors.
Oct 27, 14:37
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Danny Welbeck: 'Alexis Sanchez is a pleasure to play with'
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck says that it is a "pleasure" to play alongside Alexis Sanchez, following his brace against Sunderland.
Oct 27, 10:58
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Players angry after Arsenal defeat'
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet reveals that there was anger in his side's dressing room following their self-inflicted 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 26, 02:30
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Alexis Sanchez is our Luis Suarez'
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain likens Arsenal teammate Alexis Sanchez to Luis Suarez following his brace in Saturday's 2-0 Premier League win at Sunderland.
Oct 26, 01:49
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Arsene Wenger pleased with important win over Sunderland
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that he was pleased to see his side get back on track in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 25, 17:24
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Result: Sunderland mistakes gift Arsenal win
Two defensive howlers from Sunderland gift Arsenal a 2-0 win in today's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 25, 16:54
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Half-Time Report: Farcical goal leaves Sunderland trailing to Arsenal
A Wes Brown mistake gifts Arsenal a goal with Sunderland losing 1-0 to the Gunners in today's Premier League clash at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 25, 15:48
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal outpaces Wes Brown of Sunderland to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 25, 2014
Live Commentary: Sunderland 0-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light.
Oct 25, 14:00
Shane Long of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium on September 13, 2014
Team News: Shane Long, Jack Cork return for Southampton against Sunderland
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman makes two changes to his side for their clash against Sunderland as Shane Long and Jack Cork return to the starting lineup.
Oct 18, 14:30
Ronald Koeman, manager of Southampton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield on August 17, 2014
Preview: Southampton vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between hosting Southampton and Sunderland, who have not lost in their last eight matches against the Saints.
Oct 16, 20:50
Bafetimbi Gomis of Swansea City during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium on August 30, 2014
Team News: Bafetimbi Gomis comes in for Swansea City
Bafetimbi Gomis replaces Wilfried Bony as Swansea City make one change to the side that lost to Southampton last week.
Sep 27, 14:48
Burnley's Scottish midfielder Scott Arfield (L) celebrates with Burnley's English defender Kieran Trippier (R) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match against Chelsea on August 18, 2014
Preview: Burnley vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the meeting of Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor as both teams go desperately seeking their first victory of the Premier League season.
Sep 18, 16:53
Wes Brown (#5) of Sunderland celebrates scoring his teams third goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on December 21, 2011
Sunderland's Wes Brown appears on ITV cooking show 'Who's Doing The Dishes'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown shows off his culinary skills while appearing on ITV cooking show Who's Doing The Dishes.
Sep 18, 13:19
Argentina's midfielder Ricky Alvarez (C) celebrates after scoring against Slovenia during a friendly football match at La Plata stadium in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 7, 2014
Sunderland defender Wes Brown impressed by loan signing Ricky Alvarez
Sunderland defender Wes Brown is confident that loan signing Ricky Alvarez will make a positive impact on the team this season.
Sep 17, 15:34
Liverpool's Sebastian Coates in action against Swansea on October 31, 2012
Gus Poyet: 'Sebastian Coates will provide competition'
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet believes that defender Sebastian Coates will challenge Wes Brown and John O'Shea for a starting place.
Sep 16, 09:24
Roy Keane in action for Manchester United at Aston Villa.
On this day: Roy Keane sees red as Newcastle United beat Manchester United
Thirteen years ago today, Roy Keane was sent off for a clash with Alan Shearer as Manchester United lost 4-3 away at Newcastle United.
Sep 15, 10:06
Wes Brown (#5) of Sunderland celebrates scoring his teams third goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on December 21, 2011
Wes Brown: 'Sunderland need to start winning'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown admits that the team need to start winning matches following three draws in their first four Premier League matches
Sep 14, 14:40
Jordan Mutch of QPR heads the ball under pressure from Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole rates all the players from the Premier League clash between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road, which the Hoops won 1-0.
Aug 30, 18:28
Manchester United's English midfielder Ashley Young falls to the ground after a challenge by Sunderland's English defender Wes Brown during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Manchester United at The Stadium of Light in Sunde
Gus Poyet defends Ashley Young over diving claims
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet believes that Manchester United winger Ashley Young was unfortunate to be booked for diving during this afternoon's match between the sides.
Aug 24, 22:21
Wes Brown battles for possession with Samir Nasri on November 10, 2013.
Wes Brown not thinking about retirement
Veteran defender Wes Brown says that the coming season is his only priority, despite entering the final year of his contract at Sunderland.
Aug 2, 08:49
Jonny Evans of Manchester United celebrates after scoring the opening goal as a dejected John O'Shea of Sunderland looks on during the Capital One Cup semi final on January 22, 2014
Jonny Evans targeting big season at Manchester United
Jonny Evans is confident that he can take his game to the next level for Manchester United this season.
Aug 1, 04:09
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet on the touchline during the Premier League match against Cardiff on April 27, 2014
Result: Lucas strike condemns Sunderland to defeat
Sunderland slip to a 1-0 reverse at the hands of Nacional.
Jul 30, 22:26
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