Dean Smith (footballer, born 1971)

English footballer and manager (born 1971)

Dean Smith (born March 19, 1971) is an English professional football manager and former player whose the current head coach of Premier League club Norwich City.

Dean Smith
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Smith in 2011
Personal information
Full name Dean Smith[1]
Date of birth (1971-03-19) 19 March 1971 (age 51)
Place of birth West Bromwich, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[2]
Position(s) Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Norwich City (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Walsall 142 (2)
1994–1997 Hereford United 117 (19)
1997–2003 Leyton Orient 239 (32)
2003–2004 Sheffield Wednesday 55 (1)
2004–2005 Port Vale 13 (0)
Total 566 (54)
Teams managed
2011–2015 Walsall
2015–2018 Brentford
2018–2021 Aston Villa
2021– Norwich City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dean Smith". Barry Hugman's Footballers.
  2. "FootballSquads - Port Vale - 2004/05". www.footballsquads.co.uk. Retrieved 24 June 2019.