Alan Vest in 2013
|Date of birth||1939 (age 77–78)|
|Place of birth||Barnsley, England|
|SFDP (Technical Director)|
|1978||Newcastle KB United||1||(0)|
|1974||Western Australian Director of Coaching|
|1978–1981||Newcastle KB United|
|1982–1983||West Adelaide SC|
|2001–2005||Perth Glory Assistant Manager|
|2005–2006||Perth Glory "Interim Manager"|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Vest had a notable playing career, scoring on his full international debut for the All Whites in a 4-1 win over New Caledonia on 17 September 1972 and ended his international playing career with 17 A-international caps and 6 goals to his credit, his final cap being in a 0-0 draw with Iran on 12 August 1973.
Vest first coached Rugby Town in the 1960s and then Rochdale United. It is in Australia where Vest has made his mark with the Yorkshire-man coaching NSL teams when they were at their peak in the 1970s. After stints in New Zealand and in Perth as a director of coaching at the Football Federation of Western Australia. Vest spent time in Asia with Sarawak and Geylang United before returning to Australia.
- Sarawak FA
- Perth Glory FC
- http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Community/2013/08/12/White-Rajah-of-football-Vest-gets-the-moniker-as-under-him-Sarawak-won-major-titles.aspx –White Rajah of footballer
- Hilton, T. (1991) An association with soccer. Auckland: The New Zealand Football Association. ISBN 0-473-01291-X. p. 90
- "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on June 15, 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on June 15, 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
- "Australian Player Database". OzFootball. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-03.