|Full name||Dean Crombie|
|Date of birth||9 August 1957|
|Place of birth||Lincoln, England|
|Playing position||Defender, Midfielder|
|Wigan Athletic (scout)|
|–||Lincoln Utd, Adelaide Park, Lincoln City Juniors, Ruston Bucyrus|
|1987||→ Reading (loan)||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Dean Crombie (born 9 August 1957) is an English former professional footballer and currently workIng at Wigan Athletic as their opposition analysis report (OAR) assessment scout.
Crombie came through the youth ranks of local side Lincoln Utd and played Sunday football for Adelaide Park also playing for LIncoln City juniors and Ruston Bucyrus 1st team before joining Lincoln City in 1977 as a professional player. A year later he transferred to Grimsby Town where he spent nine years as a regular player in the first team. He finished his career with Bolton Wanderers, retiring in 1991.
Since the mid-nineties Crombie has worked at Bolton Wanderers in several positions within the club, initially as youth coach but moved into a senior coaching position and also as chief scout before leaving to become a football agent before returning to Bolton after two years to recruit players for the Academy. Then moving to Wigan Athletic as the Centre of Excellence Manager. Crombie returned to Bolton after 3 seasons at Wigan to take up the role of Head of Academy Recruitment before rejoining Wigan Athletic as their 1st team opposition analysis report (OAR) assessment scout in August 2014.
- Supporters Player of the Season: 1980
3rd Division Champions
- Football League Trophy: Winners, 1989
Scoring the third goal in a 4-1 victory. Player of the year 1989
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