Dean Saunders

Dean Saunders

  • Former Welsh Footballer
  • Entertaining After Dinner Speaker
  • Pundit for BBC, Sky & talkSPORT

Dean Saunders is a football pundit for BT Sport, a former Welsh football manager and player who played as a striker in a career which lasted from 1982 until 2001.

He played for Liverpool and Aston Villa in the 1990s, and set a new British transfer record when he joined the former from Derby County. He began at his hometown club Swansea City before also playing for Brighton, Oxford United, Bradford City, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United as well as spells at Galatasaray and Benfica.

Dean 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. In his 19 year professional career, Dean scored well over 200 goals.

Following his retirement from playing in 2001, Dean entered the world of football coaching and then management, firstly of non-league Wrexham and since then of Doncaster Rovers, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Crawley Town and Chesterfield.

As well as appearing regularly on BT Sport, Dean can often be heard giving his views and opinions on talkSPORT radio.

Dean is an extremely funny and entertaining speaker and is one of the best After Dinner Speakers on the after dinner circuit so if you are looking for an excellent speaker for your next event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 or email

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