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Dean Ashton

Dean Ashton
Personal information
Full nameDean Ashton
Date of birth24 November 1983(age 33)
Place of birthSwindon, England
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1.2 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Dean Ashton (born 24 November 1983 in Swindon, Wiltshire) is a former English professional footballer. He made over 240 appearances as a forward in the Football League and Premier League for Crewe Alexandra, Norwich City and West Ham United, and was also capped by England. He was highly praised as a talented centre forward, but had a career frustrated by injury. He retired on 11 December 2009, aged 26, after failing to recover from a long-term ankle injury sustained during international duty with England.


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