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Dennis Bailey (footballer, born 1935)

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Full name  Dennis Bailey
1953–1958  Bolton Wanderers
Place of birth  Biddulph, England
Name  Dennis Bailey

Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Forward
Date of birth  (1935-09-24) 24 September 1935 (age 80)

Dennis Bailey (born 24 September 1935) is an English former footballer who played as a forward. Though a player in the Football League for eight years between 1953 and 1961, he featured just once each for Bolton Wanderers and Port Vale.


Playing career

Bailey played for Bolton Wanderers from 1953 to 1958, but only made the one First Division appearance for Bill Ridding's "Trotters". He signed with Norman Low's Port Vale in August 1958. His only game in his three years at Vale Park was at outside-left in a 2–0 win over Shrewsbury Town on 22 November 1958; the "Valiants" went on to win the Fourth Division title in 1958–59. He left on a free transfer in May 1961.


  • Sourced from Dennis Bailey profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  • Honours

    with Port Vale
  • Football League Fourth Division champion: 1958–59
  • References

    Dennis Bailey (footballer, born 1935) Wikipedia