Dean Neal

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Dean Neal
Personal information
Full name Dean John Neal
Date of birth (1961-01-05) 5 January 1961 (age 54)
Place of birth Edmonton, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
19xx–1979 Queens Park Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1981 Queens Park Rangers 22 (8)
1981 Tulsa Roughnecks 31 (12)
1981–1985 Millwall 120 (42)
1985–1988 Southend United 40 (6)
1988–19xx Fisher Athletic ? (?)
Total 213 (68)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dean John Neal (born 5 January 1961) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. Active in both England and the United States, Neal scored 68 goals in 213 league appearances over a nine-year professional career.

Career[edit]

Born in Edmonton, London,[1] Neal began his career at Queens Park Rangers, scoring 8 goals in 22 appearances in the Football League between 1979 and 1981.[2] Neal then spent the 1981 season in the North American Soccer League with the Tulsa Roughnecks,[3] before returning to England to play with Millwall, scoring 42 goals in 120 appearances over the next four years.[4] Neal then moved to Southend United in 1985, scoring 6 goals in 40 appearances over the next three years.[5]

Neal later played non-league football with Fisher Athletic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile". Millwall-History.co.uk. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "QUEENS PARK RANGERS : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Player profile". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "MILLWALL : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "SOUTHEND UNITED : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 24 November 2010.