Dennis Jackson

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Dennis Jackson
Personal information
Full name Dennis Leonard Jackson
Date of birth (1932-03-08)8 March 1932
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Date of death 21 March 2014(2014-03-21) (aged 82)
Playing position Full back
Youth career
West Bromwich Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hednesford Town
1954–1959 Aston Villa 8 (0)
1959–1961 Millwall 80 (0)
Rugby Town
Total 88 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dennis Leonard Jackson (8 March 1932 – 21 March 2014) was an English professional footballer. He played as a full back.

Early life[change | change source]

Jackson was born in Birmingham, England.

Career[change | change source]

In August 1949, at 17 years of age, Jackson was signed-up for the amateur team West Bromwich Albion F.C.. Three years later, he stopped his playing career to join the British Army. In June 1954, he trained with the Aston Villa F.C.. On 1 October of the same year he signed professionally by Hednesford Town F.C. for the next two years.

In 1956, Aston Villa F.C. took their services, eventually winning the FA Cup a year later. He later played for Millwall F.C. for another two seasons. Finally in 1961, he moved to Rugby Town F.C. for the next five seasons, retiring as a player in May 1966 at 34 years of age.

Death[change | change source]

Jackson died at the age of 82.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Aston Villa player Dennis Jackson passes away aged 82". Express & Star. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 21 March 2014.