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.
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- Presenter of Watchdog and one of the BBC's most popular sports presenters.
- Alan was the World Middleweight Boxing Champion in 1980, undefeated European Middleweight Champion from 1978-79 and British Middleweight Champion 1975, 1977 & 1978.
- Broadcaster, Novelist, Former Politician and After Dinner Speaker