Dean White (footballer)

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Dean White
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-12-04) 4 December 1958 (age 59)
Place of birth Hastings, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hull City (Scout)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Milwall 41 (4)
1978–1982 Gillingham 116 (26)
Hastings Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dean White (born 4 December 1958)[1] is an English former professional association football player.

Playing career[edit]

His clubs included Chelsea, Millwall,[2] and Gillingham,[3] for whom he made over 160 Football League appearances.

Managerial career[edit]

After ending his professional playing career early due to injury, White moved on to coaching and managing, having two spells in charge of Hastings Town before moving to Brighton and Hove Albion under manager Micky Adams working initially as first team coach and reserve team manager then assistant first team manager and head of recruitment. He left Brighton in November 2009 and went on to work in recruitment for Sunderland and is currently working for Hull City.

Personal life[edit]

His son Ben White was also a professional with Gillingham between 1998–2003.[1]


  1. ^ a b Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 334. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  2. ^ Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database
  3. ^ Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database