FORMER Cheadle SMU junior footballer Jordan Brown made his first team debut for Derby County in a friendly against Stoke City at Pride Park today (June13).
Two games were played with Derby winning the first 1-0 and drawing the second 1-1.
It is only three years ago that Jordan was let go by Stoke as a schoolboy, after they considered he wasn't good enough to make the grade.
At only 18 he is now in the Derby first team squad after starring in the Rams youth team.
This season Jordan, a former Cheadle Academy student, has played for Derby U19s in the European Youth Championship.
Jordan initially joined Derby as a striker but has since converted to a successful midfield player.