Dennis Booth

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Dennis Booth
Personal information
Date of birth (1949-04-09) 9 April 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth Stanley Common, England
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
UK FF (first-team coach and chairman)
Youth career
Charlton Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1971 Charlton Athletic 77 (5)
1971 Blackpool 12 (0)
1971–1973 Southend United 78 (1)
1973–1974Lincoln City (loan) 16 (3)
1974–1977 Lincoln City 146 (6)
1977–1980 Watford 100 (2)
1980–1985 Hull City 123 (2)
Teams managed
1988 Hull City (caretaker-manager)
1992–1993 Stafford Rangers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:49, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Dennis Booth (born 9 April 1949 in Stanley Common, England) is an English footballer and coach currently working with the UK Football Finder team.

Playing career[edit]

Charlton Athletic[edit]

Booth signed professional forms with Athletic in 1966, after rising through the schoolboy ranks. He remained there until 1971, when he signed for Blackpool for a fee of £7,777. He made 77 appearances and scored 5 goals during this time.[1]


Booth played 12 games for the Tangerines before signing for Southend United in the same year of 1971.

Southend United[edit]

Booth played 78 games and scored 1 goal for the Roots Hall outfit. In 1973, he signed for Lincoln City.

Lincoln City[edit]

Booth spent five years at Lincoln and played 162 league games; he also chipped in with 9 league goals. He left to join Watford in 1977.


Booth spent three years at Watford and played 100 league games for them, with 2 goals along the way. He left to join Hull in 1980.

Hull City[edit]

Booth spent five years as a player and accumulated 123 league games, scoring 2 goals. He retired to join the coaching staff at Boothferry Park.

Management and coaching career[edit]

Booth was assistant manager to Brian Horton at Hull. In 1988, when Horton was sacked, Booth and Tom Wilson took over on a temporary basis.

Between 1992 and 1993, Booth managed Stafford Rangers. He left the club to become assistant manager to John Ward at Bristol Rovers. Two years later, he left to join Huddersfield Town as Brian Horton's assistant in 1995. He was sacked in 1997.

Appointed as Port Vales Chief Scout in summer 1999, he left his post after just twelve days to take up a similar position at Nottingham Forest.[2]

Booth joined Nuneaton Borough in the early 2000s as assistant manager.

Booth left the Nuneaton Borough coaching staff to become a scout for the England U21 side in July 2002.[3] He was appointed as Carlisle United's assistant manager in October 2003.[4]

He stepped down as Carlisle's assistant manager in June 2006 to join Preston North End.[5] He was released from the Preston staff at the end of the 2006–07 season.[6]

Booth became Carlisle's temporary assistant manager in August 2007.[7] As of 2013, Booth is first-team coach and chairman at UK Football Finder FC.


  1. ^ Gillatt, Peter (30 November 2009). Blackpool FC On This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year. Pitch Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-905411-50-2.
  2. ^ Sherwin, Phil (2010). The Port Vale Miscellany. Brimscombe Port: The History Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-7524-5777-2.
  3. ^ "Boro backroom change". BBC Sport. 31 July 2002. Retrieved 15 August 2007.
  4. ^ "Simpson names number two". BBC Sport. 16 October 2003. Retrieved 15 August 2007.
  5. ^ "Barr leaves Carlisle for Preston". BBC Sport. 11 July 2006. Retrieved 15 August 2007.
  6. ^ "Ex-Foxes boss joins Preston team". BBC Sport. 25 May 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2007.
  7. ^ "Coach Booth nets Carlisle return". BBC Sport. 14 August 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2007.