Brian “Bomber” Brown is a former Australian football (soccer) player. Brown is of Scottish descent. Brown was a no-nonsense defender during his playing days and last played for Brunswick Juventus in the National Soccer League. As of 2009 Brown is the current head coach of NSW Premier League giants Bonnyrigg White Eagles.
Brown started his career with Dumbarton FC before transferring to his hometown club of Falkirk FC which he featured in over 200 games for the club and became a fan favorite. In 1984 Brown moved to Australia to play with Australian Giants Brunswick Juventus which was supported by the Italian Australian Community. In his second year with Brunswick he quickly established himself as one of Australia’s toughest defenders.
During this year he was a part of a strong back-line which boasted the likes of Mehmet Durakovic and Johnny Dewie. Brunswick Juventus claimed silverware three times and were crowned Australian Champions defeating Heidelberg United, South Melbourne andPreston Makedonia in the southern conference play-offs before eventually defeating Sydney City East over two legs in the Grand Final.
Brown played for three more seasons until officially retiring in 1988. Bomber would later take up an assistant coach role with Brunswick Juventus in 1991 and would have a short stint with New Zealand club Howick FC the following year.
In 1999 he would take up a head coach position with NSW State League giants Blacktown City FC and would have his first silverware in his coaching career winning state super league Grand Final in 1999. Bomber would claim the double in 2000 and another league title in the 2002–2003 NSW Premier League season.
Bomber would later have a short stint with Former Australian Giants Marconi Stallions and then would make the switch to the Sutherland Sharks FC and would claim the championship defeating his former club Marconi Stallions in 2008. He would later be offered an assistant role at A-League club North Queensland Fury but turned it down due to financial reasons.
In 2009 he would make the switch to the Bonnyrigg White Eagles and would claim the Premiership in the 2010 and 2012 seasons respectively and the clubs third Championship in 2013 defeating the Rockdale City Suns.
Brown is regarded as the best coach to grace the NSW Premier League competition.
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