David played professional football for 17 years before retiring at 33 years old. He left school at 16 and spent 3 and a half years under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and also went on to play for Hull City, Chester City, Hereford United, Accrington Stanley, Forest Green Rovers and Wrexham playing almost 500 games and scoring over 100 goals. David worked hard during his career to educate himself and gained a degree in Sports Science in 2005 and has gained his UEFA coaching qualifications and today enjoys scouting for players and teams. David began studying to be a podiatrist at The University of Salford in 2012, receiving extensive training in the NHS, and set up David Brown Podiatry in 2015 offering routine foot care and specialist treatments such as nail surgery and manufacturing bespoke orthotic insoles.
David is originally from Westhoughton but now lives in Wigan with his wife Sarah and their four daughters Emily, Hannah, Sophie and Lauren. They enjoy being outdoor, staying active and promoting healthy lifestyles. David enjoys learning and regularly attends courses with some of the world’s leading podiatrists to further his knowledge in biomechanics and lower limb injuries. At David Brown Podiatry, David aims to bring his sporting experience and podiatric knowledge to offer patients the best possible care using high quality equipment and products in his stylish Wigan based clinic.
David is passionate about educating his patients and empowering them to make the best possible choices for their feet so that they too can stay active.