|Full name||Dean Peter Bowditch|
|Date of birth||15 June 1986|
|Place of birth||Bishop's Stortford, England|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Current club||Milton Keynes Dons|
|2005||→ Burnley (loan)||10||(1)|
|2006||→ Wycombe Wanderers (loan)||11||(1)|
|2006||→ Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)||3||(1)|
|2007–2008||→ Northampton Town (loan)||10||(2)|
|2008||→ Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)||5||(0)|
|2008–2009||→ Brentford (loan)||9||(2)|
|2011–||Milton Keynes Dons||80||(20)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:08, 5 May 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Dean Peter Bowditch (born 15 June 1986 in Hertfordshire) is an English footballer who is currently playing for Milton Keynes Dons after having rejected a new contract with Yeovil Town. He started his football career with Ipswich Town as a trainee before being selected for the first team in 2003.
After over 70 appearances for Ipswich and numerous loans to other Football League clubs, Bowditch signed for Yeovil Town in 2009.
He made his Ipswich Town first team debut in March 2003, aged 16, when he came off the bench against local rivals Norwich City, a match which Ipswich won 2–0. The following season, becoming the youngest Ipswich player to score a hat-trick, against Watford. He picked up the Dale Roberts award as the best performer from the academy for 2003–04. A series of injuries saw Bowditch feature less for the Ipswich first team and he was loaned to Burnley, Wycombe and Brighton. On 22 November 2008 he signed a one-month loan deal at Northampton Town.
On 11 February 2008, Bowditch agreed to re-join Brighton on loan, initially for one-month. On 31 October 2008, he joined Brentford on loan until January 2009, with an option to be recalled after one month.
Ipswich released Bowditch at the end of the 2008–09 season.
Bowditch signed a one-year deal with League One club Yeovil on 30 July 2009. He scored on his debut against Tranmere but was later injured. On 14 November, he returned from injury and scored as a second half substitute in Yeovil's 1–0 win over Southend. He scored his ninth goal of the season against Leeds United on 5 April 2010 in a 2–1 defeat. He reached double figures for the season with the opener against Millwall on Tuesday 13 April 2010. He finished the season as Yeovil's top scorer. On 16 June 2010, he signed a new contract with Yeovil. He was informed by the club at the end of the 2010/11 season that he was one of seven Yeovil players who would be awarded new contracts. He rejected this contract offer and left Yeovil.
Milton Keynes Dons
On 20 June 2011, Dean Bowditch signed a two-year deal with MK Dons, becoming manager Karl Robinson's first signing of the 2011/12 season. Despite playing as a striker for most of his career he has spent the majority of his spell at the Dons playing wide left, providing 13 assists and scoring 15. He has become a fan favourite for the Dons and was their top scorer and topped the assist table for the 2012/13 season, despite being primarily deployed as a winger or a wide midfielder. On 10 March 2014, Bowditch signed a new one-year deal with the Dons.
|Season||Club||League||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|2002–03||Ipswich Town||Football League First Division||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|2004–05||Football League Championship||22||3||0||0||2||0||0||0||24||3|
|Wycombe Wanderers||Football League Two||11||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||11||1|
|2006–07||Ipswich Town||Football League Championship||9||1||0||0||1||0||0||0||10||1|
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Football League One||3||1||0||0||0||0||1||0||4||1|
|2007–08||Ipswich Town||Football League Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Northampton Town||Football League One||10||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||10||2|
|Brighton & Hove Albion||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|2008–09||Ipswich Town||Football League Championship||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||2||0|
|Brentford||Football League Two||9||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||9||2|
|2009–10||Yeovil Town||Football League One||30||10||0||0||0||0||0||0||30||10|
|2011–12||Milton Keynes Dons||37||10||4||3||3||0||1||0||45||13|
- "Dean Completes Loan". Ipswich Town Official Site. 31 October 2008. Retrieved 12 January 2009.
- "Town Release Seven". Club Fanzine. 8 May 2009. Retrieved 8 May 2009.
- "Striker Dean Signs". Yeovil Town Official Site. 30 July 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
- "Terry Skiverton offers seven new Yeovil Town deals". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 5 May 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
- "MK Dons sign Dean Bowditch from Yeovil Town". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- "Bowditch pens new deal". Milton Keynes Dons FC. 10 March 2014.