Donald Edward Townsend (17 September 1930 – 30 July 2020) was an English footballer. He played as a left back in the Football League. He was the father of former Ireland international Andy Townsend. His career lasted from 1953 to 1965. He played for Trowbridge Town, Charlton Athletic and Crystal Palace.
|Date of birth||17 September 1930|
|Place of birth||Swindon, England|
|Date of death||29 July 2020(aged 89)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
- "Townsend brings Irish career to a well-timed close". Independent. 7 March 2008. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
- Don Townsend: 1930-2020