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Delroy Allen

Personal information
Place of birthMontego Bay, Jamaica
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Delroy Allen (born 6 October 1954 in Montego Bay) is a retired Jamaican-American soccer goalkeeper who played professionally in the North American Soccer League, American Soccer League and United Soccer League.

Allen graduated from St. Jago High School in Kingston in 1972. He then moved to the United States to attend college at Jacksonville University. He also played for the men's soccer team in 1978 and 1979 and holds the school record for lowest career goals against average. In 1980, the Tulsa Roughnecks of the North American Soccer League came to Jacksonville to play a pre-season game with the Washington Diplomats. Allen went to watch the Roughnecks practice and noticed that they had only one goalkeeper. He offered to play in the Roughnecks' scrimage. Tulsa head coach Charlie Mitchell offered Allen a contract contingent on him gaining his U.S. citizenship. Allen did so in August 1980 and signed immediately after with the Roughnecks. He joined the Roughnecks in time for the 1980-1981 NASL indoor season, then played the 1981 outdoor season. In 1983, he played for the Oklahoma City Slickers of the American Soccer League. In 1984, he played for the Oklahoma City Stampede of the United Soccer League. In 1985, he moved to the Tulsa Tornados of the USL. However, the league folded after six games.

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