Dean Crombie

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Dean Crombie
Personal information
Full name Dean Crombie
Date of birth (1957-08-09) 9 August 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth Lincoln, England
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bolton Wanderers
(Academy Coach)
Youth career
Ruston Bucyrus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Lincoln City 33 (1)
1978–1987 Grimsby Town 320 (4)
1987 Reading (loan) 4 (0)
1987–1991 Bolton Wanderers 95 (1)
1991 Lincoln City 1 (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 current academy coach of Football League Championship side Bolton Wanderers.

Playing career[edit]

Crombie came through the youth ranks of local side Ruston Bucyrus before joining Lincoln City in 1977. A year later he transferred to Grimsby Town where he spent nine years.[1] He finished his career with Bolton Wanderers, retiring in 1991.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Since the mid-nineties Crombie has worked at the Bolton Wanderers academy, and was previously the academy coach.[3]


Grimsby Town[edit]

  • Supporters Player of the Season: 1980

Bolton Wanderers[edit]


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