Wes Brown

Position: Centre-back
Team: Sunderland
Born: October 13, 1979 (age 35)
Hometown: Manchester, England
Height: 6'0"
Nationality: English
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.
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
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Three players Sunderland should sign
Sports Mole picks out three transfer targets to improve Gus Poyet's Sunderland squad.
Jul 22, 11:54
Sunderland's John O'Shea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Chelsea during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Report: Tottenham Hotspur to move for John O'Shea
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur are considering a move for Sunderland captain John O'Shea.
Jun 18, 16:21
Chelsea captain John Terry slips after taking a penalty during the Champions League final on May 21, 2008.
On this day: Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties in Champions League final
Six years ago today, Manchester United defeat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties to win the Champions League in Moscow.
May 21, 08:30
Manchester City's Edin Dzeko is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's second goal against Everton during the Premier League match on May 3, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the best 11 players from the penultimate weekend of Premier League action.
May 6, 10:35
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Match Analysis: Manchester United 0-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole looks back over Sunderland's 1-0 victory away at Manchester United.
May 3, 17:37
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 out to "drain" Manchester United
Sunderland defender Wes Brown says that he wants to "drain" the atmosphere out of Old Trafford when the team take on Manchester United this Saturday.
May 2, 09:38
Manchester United manager Ryan Giggs walks to the dugout prior to kick-off against Norwich in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Man United and Sunderland at Old Trafford as Ryan Giggs continues his interim reign as Red Devils manager.
May 1, 18:50
Manchester United's Paul Scholes shoots for goal against Barcelona on April 24, 2008.
On this day: Paul Scholes strike knocks out Barcelona
Six years ago today, Paul Scholes scores the only goal of the game as Manchester United advance through to the final of the Champions League at the expense of Barcelona.
Apr 29, 10:01
Duncan Ferguson scores for Everton against Manchester United on April 20, 2005.
OTD: Gary Neville, Paul Scholes see red as Everton beat Manchester United
Nine years ago today, Duncan Ferguson scored the only goal of the game as Everton beat Manchester United 1-0 at Goodison Park.
Apr 20, 09:56
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates with teammates Ji Dong-Won and Wes Brown after scoring the opening goal from a free kick during the game against Carlisle on January 5, 2014
Wes Brown: 'Vito Mannone needs to get over mistake'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown believes that keeper Vito Mannone needs to put his error against Manchester City behind him quickly.
Apr 18, 15:21
Man City's Sergio Aguero and Sunderland's Wes Brown battle for the ball on November 10, 2013
Wes Brown: 'Manchester City result can give us confidence'
Sunderland defender Wes Brown says that his side's display against Manchester City can help them in their bid for Premier League survival.
Apr 18, 15:12
Dejected goalkeeper Tim Howard of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 28, 2014
Tim Howard praises "scrappy" Everton
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard praises the team's ability to "dig in" following Saturday's 1-0 victory over Sunderland.
Apr 14, 15:41
Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Manchester City during the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 34
Sports Mole looks back over the weekend's Premier League action with a selection of facts and figures.
Apr 14, 12:33
Roberto Martinez the manager of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014
Roberto Martinez hails "immense" Everton
Roberto Martinez pays tribute to his Everton team for their "immense" win over Sunderland to make it seven straight Premier League wins.
Apr 13, 09:31
Sunderland's Connor Wickham in action against Fulham on August 17, 2013
Connor Wickham: "We didn't deserve to lose"
Sunderland striker Connor Wickham believes that his side didn't deserve to lose their Premier League clash with Everton at the Stadium of Light.
Apr 12, 21:48
Steven Naismith, Romelu Lukaku and James McCarthy of Everton celebrate after Wes Brown of Sunderland scores an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014
Roberto Martinez: "Performance full of character and personality"
Everton manager Roberto Martinez praises his side's "very pleasing" 1-0 win over Sunderland this afternoon.
Apr 12, 18:45
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