Mark Dennis

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Mark Dennis
Personal information
Full name Mark Earl Dennis
Date of birth (1961-05-02) 2 May 1961 (age 53)
Place of birth Streatham, Greater London
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Winchester City
Director of Football
Youth career
1977–1978 Birmingham City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1982 Birmingham City 130 (1)
1983–1987 Southampton 95 (2)
1987–1988 Queens Park Rangers 28 (0)
1989–1990 Crystal Palace 9 (0)
National team
1979–1980 England U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mark Earl Dennis (born 2 May 1961) is a retired footballer born in Streatham, London, who played at left-back for Birmingham City, Southampton, Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace. He was capped three times for England under-21s.[1][2] He is Director of Football at Winchester City.[3]

Dennis was sent off 12 times in his career.[1] His "no nonsense attitude and tough tackling" earned him the nickname Psycho, long before this was given to Stuart Pearce.[4] He spent time as assistant manager at Eastleigh F.C. and as at February 2009 was a presenter on 107.8 Radio Hampshire.[4]


As a player[edit]



  1. ^ a b Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 82. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ Courtney, Barrie (10 January 2004). "England - U-21 International Results 1976-1985 - Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 May 2009. 
  3. ^ "Club Officials". Winchester City F.C. Retrieved 8 May 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Winchester City pen pics" (PDF). Match programme. Taunton Town F.C. 14 February 2009. p. 26. Retrieved 8 May 2009. [dead link]

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