Dennis Edwards (footballer)

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Dennis Edwards
Personal information
Full name Dennis Edwards
Date of birth (1937-01-19)19 January 1937
Place of birth Slough, Berkshire England
Date of death 13 September 2019(2019-09-13) (aged 82)
Place of death Denmead, Portsmouth, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Old Paludians
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1957 Slough Town 35 (27)
1957–1959 Wycombe Wanderers 28 (31)
1959–1965 Charlton Athletic 171 (61)
1965–1968 Portsmouth 71 (14)
1967Brentford (loan) 11 (2)
1968 Aldershot 14 (1)
Total 302 (105)
National team
1958 England Amateurs 2 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dennis Edwards (19 January 1937 – 13 September 2019) was an English professional footballer. He played as an inside forward in the Football League.

He played for Charlton Athletic, for whom he made over 170 appearances.[1] He also played league football for Portsmouth, Brentford and Aldershot.[1] He was a goalscorer in non-league football for Slough Town and Wycombe Wanderers. He capped by England at amateur level.[1][2][3]

Edwards died on 13 September 2019 in Denmead, Portsmouth at the age of 82.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Dennis Edwards". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  2. "England Matches – The Amateurs 1947–1962". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  3. "R.I.P. Dennis Edwards". Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  4. "Portsmouth mourn death of former Fratton Park and Charlton centre-forward Dennis Edwards". Portsmouth News. JPIMedia Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 16 September 2019.