Derek Lewis

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Derek Lewis
Personal information
Full name Derek Ivor Edwin Lewis
Date of birth (1929-06-10)10 June 1929
Place of birth Edmonton, London, England
Date of death 13 July 1953(1953-07-13) (aged 24)
Place of death St Albans, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
? Erith & Belvedere
? Fulham 0 (0)
? Bury Town
1950–1952 Gillingham 48 (31)
1952–1953 Preston North End 37 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:11, 10 December 2007 (UTC).

Derek Ivor Edwin Lewis (10 June 1929 – 13 July 1953) was an English professional football (soccer) player for Gillingham and Preston North End. He made 85 Football League appearances and was tipped as a future England international but died suddenly of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 24.[1]


  1. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 195. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X.