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Dave Beasant

Dave Beasant

Clubs played for: Edgware Town, Wimbledon, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Grimsby Town, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Bradford City, Wigan Athletic, Brighton & Hove Albion, Fulham

Born: 1959

Birthplace: Willesden, London

Died:

Position: Goalkeeper

Biography: Lurch' came to prominence as part of Wimbledon's 'Crazy Gang' in the 1980's, and went on to make over 700 League appearances for a whole list of different clubs. Briefly joined Pompey after Aaron Flahavan's tragic death and played 28 games before moving on again. He played his last competitive game in the 2002-03 season for Brighton at the age of 43. Won two England caps but ironically one of his jobs since retiring as a player, was as goalkeeping coach to the Northern Ireland international side. More recently, he has been working as a coach at Glenn Hoddle's academy in Spain.




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