23 October 2006

Robbie Dennison

An old-style multi-talented sportsman of the modern age, Robbie Dennison was an accomplished cricketer, and possessor of one of the sweetest left feet in football...

Name: Robert Dennison
Born: 30 April 1964, Banbridge
Height: 5.11 ft
Weight: 11.08 st
Position: Left-Winger

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 18 Full Caps (1988-1997), 3 Under-18 Caps.
Club Honours: (with Wolves) Football League Division Three Champion 1988/89; Football League Division Two Champion 1987/88; Football League Associate Members Cup Winner 1987/88.

Club Career:
Teams ................. --Seasons-- --League-- -FACup- -FLCup- -Other-
Sunnypark
Gilford
Glenavon .............. 79/80-85/86 184(--)/52 (all games)
West Bromwich Albion... 85/86-86/87 ..9 (7)/ 1 .2(0)/0 .1(0)/0 .1(0)/0
Wolverhampton Wanderers 86/87-96/97 264(29)/40 16(2)/2 12(4)/3 24(2)/4
Swansea City .......... 95/96..loan ..9 (0)/ 0
Hednesford Town ....... 97/98-98/99 .29 (6)/ 4 .2(0)/0 (Football Conference)
Hereford United ....... 98/99 ...... 17 (2)/ 1 ....... (Football Conference)
Smethwick/Warley Rgrs............... (West Midlands Regional League)
Halesown Town ...................... (Southern League)
Chasetown .......................... (Midland Alliance)

Biography:
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Northern Ireland Cap Details:
27-04-1988 France........ H D 0-0 FR
21-05-1988 Malta......... H W 3-0 WCQ
19-10-1988 Hungary....... A L 0-1 WCQ
08-02-1989 Spain......... H L 0-2 WCQ
26-05-1989 Chile......... H L 0-1 FR. sub
11-10-1989 Rep of Ireland A L 0-3 WCQ
18-05-1990 Uruguay....... H W 1-0 FR
12-09-1990 Yugoslavia.... H L 0-2 ECQ
14-11-1990 Austria....... A D 0-0 ECQ
06-02-1991 Poland........ H W 3-1 FR
27-03-1991 Yugoslavia.... A L 1-4 ECQ
01-05-1991 Faroe Islands. H D 1-1 ECQ sub
11-09-1991 Faroe Islands. A W 5-0 ECQ
16-10-1991 Austria....... H W 2-1 ECQ
13-11-1991 Denmark....... A L 1-2 ECQ sub
28-04-1993 Spain......... A L 1-3 WCQ sub
03-06-1994 Colombia...... N L 0-2 FR. sub
22-01-1997 Italy......... A L 0-2 FR. sub

Summary: 12(6)/0. Won 5, Drew 3, Lost 10.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You neglected to mention his rugby credentials. I stood on the same pitch as a schoolboy, and watched him run in a try from 60yards, beating about eight players in the process. A very special sporting talent indeed.

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