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Dean Saunders

Personal information
Full nameDean Nicholas Saunders
Date of birth21 June 1964(age 52)
Place of birthSwansea, Wales
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubDoncaster Rovers

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Dean Nicholas Saunders (born 21 June 1964 in Swansea) is a former Wales international footballer who played as a striker in a professional career which lasted from 1982 until 2001. He is the manager of Doncaster Rovers.

He is probably best known for playing for Aston Villa. However he also played for Swansea City, Cardiff City (on loan), Brighton, Oxford United, Derby County, Liverpool, Galatasaray, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United, Benfica and Bradford City. He also won 75 caps for Wales.

He is also an occasional pundit for the BBC, sometimes providing analysis on Wales' matches.

He was capped 75 times at senior level for Wales between 1986 and 2001, scoring 22 times - making him one of the nation's highest scoring and most capped players of all time.

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