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Dave Beasant

Dave Beasant
Personal information
Full nameDavid John Beasant
Date of birth20 March 1959(age 57)
Place of birthWillesden, London, England
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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David John "Dave" Beasant, (born 20 March 1959 in Willesden, London) is a retired English football goalkeeper who began his career in the late 1970s. A well-travelled player, Beasant's former clubs include Wimbledon, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Southampton, Nottingham Forest, Portsmouth, Tottenham Hotspur, Brighton & Hove Albion and Wigan Athletic. His nickname was 'Lurch' due to his resemblance to the butler in the TV show The Addams Family. He made two appearances for the England national football team.


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