Dennis MORTIMER

Dennis Mortimer - Aston Villa  - League appearances for Villa.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 22 October 1983

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Saturday, 05 April 1952
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Liverpool, England
  • CLUBS
  • Aston Villa
    • Club Career Dates
      1975-1985
    • League Debut
      Friday, 26th December 1975 in a 4-1 win at home to West Ham United (Aged: 23)
    • Club Career
      316 League apps (+1 as sub), 31 goals
  • Coventry City
    • Club Career Dates
      1969-1975
    • League Debut
      Unknown
    • Club Career
      (Sep 1969-Dec 1975)
      179 League apps (+14 as sub), 10 goals
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Dennis MORTIMER - Aston Villa - League appearances for Villa.

Dennis  Mortimer is pictured above playing for The Claret & Blues during the 1-1 draw

against Wolves on 22nd October 1983.

 

Coventry City:   1969-1970     Played   9     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1970-1971     Played   26     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1971-1972     Played   34     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1972-1973     Played   39     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1973-1974     Played   33     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
     1974-1975     Played   29     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1975-1976     Played   22     Scored   1   goal   (Division 1)
 
Transferred in December 1975
 
Aston Villa:   1975-1976     Played   14     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
     1976-1977     Played   41     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1977-1978     Played   42     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1978-1979     Played   38     Scored   3   goals   (Division 1)
     1979-1980     Played   26     Scored   6   goals   (Division 1)
     1980-1981     Played   42     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1981-1982     Played   32     Scored   2   goals   (Division 1)
     1982-1983     Played   39     Scored   4   goals   (Division 1)
     1983-1984     Played   37     Scored   5   goals   (Division 1)
     1984-1985     Played   6     Scored   0   goals   (Division 1)
 

Transferred to Brighton in August 1985.

1985             Sheffield United (loan)    7    (0)
1985–1986    Brighton & Hove Albion    40    (2)
1986–1987    Birmingham City    33    (4)

 

After retiring from active football Dennis worked for The Professional Football Association as regional

director of coaching in the Midlands area and has help to develop many of Englands top young players

and coaches. Mortimer was also a director at Wolverhampton Wanderers Women FC.
Dennis Mortimer received an honorary doctorate from the University of Worcester in 2011

for "his outstanding contribution to football".

 


 

 

Dennis  Mortimer is pictured above playing for Aston Villa  in the 1-1 draw against Everton

on 2nd. September 1979.  Photograph George Herringshaw.   ©