|Date of birth||12 April 1985|
|Place of birth||Malton, England|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder, Striker|
|Havant & Waterlooville|
|2014–||Havant & Waterlooville||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:33, 19 November 2011 (UTC). † Appearances (Goals).|
Born in Malton, North Yorkshire, Dutton played for his local team Brooklyn as a child, and was invited to join the Scarborough School of Excellence. He also had a trial with Swindon Town. He joined his first senior side, Pickering Town, at the age of 16. He originally played as a Striker but was also capable of dropping back into midfield.
He had just broken into Pickering's first team when he was spotted by a Cambridge United scout and was invited for a trial in November 2003. He only played for 30 minutes but was offered a contract on the spot. Here he settled into a midfield role.
Brian Dutton was invited to go on trial with Weymouth manager Steve Johnson signing Dutton, who had decided he wanted to return to the game. He then had his contract extended for another year during which he scored the winning goal in the local derby with Dorchester Town. Dutton was offered a new contract by the club at the end of the 2005–06 season but turned it down and was released.
After spending half a season at Harrogate Town, he was signed by Northwich Victoria until the end of the 2009–10 season. At the end of the season Brian was offered an improved contract from Northwich but decided to turn it down and to rejoin his former teammate, and now manager, Darrell Clarke, at Salisbury City.
Back at Salisbury City
He left the club at the end of the season and re-joined Salisbury City under their new manager, Darrell Clarke. He became a utility player for the club, playing in a variety of places all over the pitch, before featuring on a regular basis at centre back – making the position his own. After the temporary departure of Salisbury captain Chris Giles, the Salisbury manager Darrell Clarke gave the honour of club captain to Dutton, who led Salisbury to the Conference South after a play-off final victory against Hednesford Town on penalties. He was rewarded with a new contract and club captaincy, Dutton went on to captain Salisbury to yet another promotion once again via the play offs, the final this time was against Chris Kinnear's Dover Athletic. Salisbury won the final in extra time, which meant Salisbury had earned promotion to the Conference National, the league they had been thrown out of three seasons earlier and Dutton had managed two promotions in the two seasons he was captain at the club.
Dutton attended Norton College prior to pursuing a national certificate in sport at York College. Brian was half way through completing a National Diploma in Sport at York college before he decided to postpone the qualification and become the first ever footballer from York College Academy to sign professional terms with a league football club. His father is the former jockey Dave Dutton who won the 1981 Scottish Grand National.
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