Luke Dean (footballer, born 1913)

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Luke Dean
Personal information
Full name Luke Dean[1]
Date of birth 21 June 1913[1]
Place of birth Hanley, Staffordshire, England[1]
Date of death January – March 1975 (age 61)[1]
Place of death Stoke-on-Trent, England[1]
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Downing's Tileries
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1937 Port Vale 32 (9)
Northwich Victoria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Luke Dean (21 June 1913 – 1975) was an English footballer who played as a forward for Port Vale and Northwich Victoria.

Playing career[edit]

Dean played for Downing's Tileries, before joining Port Vale in August 1934.[1] He featured in ten Second Division games in the 1934–35 season, and scored two of his first goals in the Football League on 9 February, in a 2–2 draw with Burnley at Turf Moor.[1] Seven days later he claimed another goal in a 2–0 win over Oldham Athletic at The Old Recreation Ground.[1] He played nine games in the 1935–36 relegation season, and scored goals against Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United.[1] He made 13 Third Division North appearances in the 1936–37 campaign, and claimed goals against Mansfield Town, Gateshead, Rotherham United, and Lincoln City.[1] He was given a free transfer to Northwich Victoria in August 1937.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Source:[2]

Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Port Vale 1934–35 Second Division 10 3 0 0 0 0 10 3
1935–36 Second Division 9 2 0 0 0 0 9 2
1936–37 Third Division North 13 4 0 0 1 0 14 4
Total 32 9 0 0 1 0 33 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 81. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0. ASIN 0952915200. 
  2. ^ Luke Dean profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)