Formerly a professional football player, Brian Deane is now an English Football Coach and a Sports Consultant for Blacks Solicitors.
During his playing career Brian played as a centre forward between 1985 and 2006 and was the scorer of the first ever goal in the FA Premier League in 1992.
Brian played in the Premier League for Leeds United and Middlesbrough as well as playing top flight football in Portugal and Australia for Benfica and Perth Glory respectively.
In the English Football League he played for Doncaster Rovers, Sheffield United, Leicester City, West Ham United, and Sunderland before finishing his playing career with a further spell at Sheffield United. Brian was also capped three times by England.
In addition to playing, Brian has experience of working as a Head Coach of Norwegian top flight team Sarpsborg 08.