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Brian Bromley

Brian Bromley

Clubs played for: Bolton Wanderers, Portsmouth, Brighton & Hove Albion , Reading, Darlington, Wigan Athletic (1963-1976)

Born: 1946

Birthplace: Burnley

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Lancashire born midfielder, joined Pompey in 1968 for £25,000 after eight years with Bolton Wanderers. Later captained Brighton to promotion from the Third Division. Also played for Reading, Darlington and Wigan Athletic before moving back to the area to play for Waterlooville who were managed by his old house-mate David Munks. Became a publican and ran a number of pubs including the White Hart in Porchester and Porchester Social Club. Died in March 2012 at the age of 65. During his Pompey days, Bromley became good friends with George Ley but was sent off in the 1971 FA Cup replay against Arsenal for trying to intervene after his mate had hit Gunners defender Pat Rice!

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