Dave Boylen

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Dave Boylen
Personal information
Date of birth (1947-10-26) 26 October 1947 (age 69)
Place of birth Prestbury, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ryder Brow
1966–1978 Grimsby Town 384 (34)
Skegness Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

David "Dave" Boylen (born 26 October 1947) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder, who later became a politician.[1]



Born in Prestbury, Cheshire, Boylen was playing non-league football with Ryder Brow when he signed a professional contract with Grimsby Town. At Grimsby between 1966 and 1978, Boylen made 384 appearances in the Football League, scoring 34 goals in the process. Boylen was part of the 1971–72 team that won the Division Four title.[1][2] He later played non-League football with Skegness Town.


Boylen served as a Liberal Democrat councillor for the Freshney ward of North East Lincolnshire Council from 2007[3] to 2011.[4]


Grimsby Town


  1. ^ a b c "Players on the pitch are responsible for results – Boylen". Grimsby Telegraph. 24 February 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Historical league tables". Stats.football.co.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Local Elections - 2007". North East Lincolnshire Council. 3 May 2007. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Local Elections - 2011". North East Lincolnshire Council. 5 May 2011. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 

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