Des Linton

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Des Linton
Personal information
Full name Desmond Martin Linton
Date of birth (1971-09-05) 5 September 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Leicester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1991 Leicester City 11 (0)
1991–1997 Luton Town 83 (1)
1997–1999 Peterborough United 46 (1)
1999 Swindon Town (loan) 8 (0)
Cambridge City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Desmond Martin "Des" Linton (born 5 September 1971) is an English former professional footballer.


Linton began his career with Leicester City, where he made eleven league appearances before moving along with team-mate Scott Oakes to Luton Town. After six years with Luton, he moved on to Peterborough United, where he spent two years before a short loan spell at Swindon Town. He finished his career with Cambridge City.[1]


  1. ^ Wash, Roger (2008). Hatters Heroes. Roger Wash. ISBN 978-0-9560832-0-3. 

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