Dennis Allen (footballer)

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Dennis Allen
Personal information
Full name Dennis James Allen[1]
Date of birth (1939-03-02)2 March 1939
Place of birth Romford, England
Date of death August 1995 (age 56)
Place of death Reading, England
Playing position Inside Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1961 Charlton Athletic 5 (1)
1961–1970 Reading 336 (85)
1970–1971 Bournemouth 17 (3)
1972–1973 Oostende 29 (1)
Total 387 (90)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:20, 16 August 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Dennis James Allen (2 March 1939 – August 1995) was an English football player and manager.

Born in Dagenham, Allen represented Charlton Athletic (1956–1961), Reading (1961–1970) and Bournemouth (1970–1971) as an inside-forward. He scored 89 goals in 358 league appearances. Dennis went on to be Player Manager at Cheltenham Town.

His brother Les (b. 1937), son Martin (b. 1965), grandson Charlie Allen (b. 1992), great-nephew Oliver (b. 1986) and nephews Bradley (b. 1971), Clive (b. 1961) and Paul Allen (b. 1962) all played football professionally. Martin went on to manage Cheltenham Town himself.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2010-08-16. 

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