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|Date of birth||27 November 1941|
|Place of birth||Balsall Heath, England|
|Playing position||Wing half|
|?||England under 23 team||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Alan Deakin (born 27 November 1941 in Balsall Heath, Birmingham) was an English footballer during the 1960s. He was the captain of Aston Villa and also played for Walsall. He is the younger brother of Mike Deakin who also played in the Football League, most notably for Crystal Palace.
Deakin signed for the club as a 15-year-old. He became a regular in the side during the 1960–61 season and collected a League Cup winners' tankard at the start of the following season. He broke his ankle during the 1964–65 season, but recovered to skipper the side for the 1966–67 season. Deakin also played for the England under 23 team.
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- Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database
- Birmingham Mail – Sport – The Aston Villa team of 1961: Where are they now?