Craig Brown

Craig BrownJoined the club initially in 1916 when he joined from Bradford City on loan, John ‘Sailor’ Hunter later snapped him up from the Bantams for a four figure fee, Craig would play for the club for 9 Seasons and amass a total of 222 First Team appearances, including being on the scoresheet no fewer than 14 times. Craig scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against rivals Hamilton Academicals on 7th October 1916, not to mention he would also score ‘Well’s second in that match. After making such a great impact in his debut season he would sadly miss the following campaign through injury. He would go onto play a vital part for the club, despite not winning any Major Trophies, perhaps his highlights would be helping the side finish 3rd in the League in 1919/20 and getting to the Scottish Cup Semi’s in 1923. Craig played a huge part in the club’s early years as they fought to stay in Scotland’s Top Division.

Craig was also capped for the Scottish League and had a spell as the club’s Captain.

Craig Brown
 5′ 9″
12st 7lbs
Date of Birth:
22nd January 1893
Place of Birth:
Centre Half

Football Career:

 Armadale 1912 1914
 Bradford City 1914 1919
Motherwell (Loan)  1916  1917 
Hibernian (Loan) 1917 1918
Motherwell   1919 1924 

Well Career:

Apps Goals
Scottish Cup:
League Cup:
222 14