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Dixie Deans

John (Dixie) Kelty DEANS

Dixie was a scoring revelation in Scotland for both Motherwell and Celtic and bagged a hat-trick for the latter in a Scottish Cup final and six in a league game against Partick Thistle in 1973.
It was regarded as a big coup by Luton manager Harry Haslam when he brought the 30 year old to Kenilworth Road in 1976 and he did not disappoint scoring 6 goals in 14 appearances including two on his debut against Sheffield United.
Short and squat and the complete opposite of a lithe athlete, Dixie was a bull of a striker and brilliant in the air but indiscretions both on and off the pitch saw Haslam lose patience and he was packed off to Carlisle.
After a time playing in Australia, Dixie settled back in Scotland where he is became a publican.

Player

Appearances

League appearances

14

Non-League appearances

0

FAC appearances

0

FLC appearances

1

Other

0

Total

15

Goals

League goals

6

Non-League goals

0

FAC goals

0

FLC goals

0

Other

0

Total

6

Related Matches

Bolton Wanderers

2

Luton Town

1
1976/1977 Football League
Match Report

Luton Town

0

Blackpool

0
1976/1977 Football League
Match Report

Notts County

0

Luton Town

4
1976/1977 Football League
Match Report
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