Role: Former

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Dennis Edwards

Inside/centre forward who moved on to Wycombe Wanderers. Starred for Old Paludians before signing for Slough Town. After his first game with the reserve side at Epsom. Dennis was promoted to the first team and signed amateur forms for Arsenal.

Turned professional with Charlton Athletic in February 1959, making a total of 262 Football League appearances for them, Portsmouth, Brentford and Aldershot and scoring 78 goals.

His training schedule includes plenty of short sprinting. Dennis, who was born in Upton Lea, just a quarter of a mile from the ground where he played each Saturday, began his soccer career at The Lea school.

He went to Slough Grammar School and played for the team there. After he left school, Dennis was a clerk at ICI for a while before doing his National Service in the R.A.F. at Compton Bassett, near Carn, Wiltshire.

He played football for his unit during the week and each weekend travels to Slough to play for the Town. Last December, Dennis played for Technical training command against the mighty Wolverhampton Wanderers. He also had a game under floodlights. At Swindon in October he played for Home Command against Wiltshire United Services League.

In his first season in Senior Amateur football, Dennis won a B&B senior cup medal. All the time Arsenal, the club Dennis has always supported – keeps a watchful eye on the tall young centre forward. From Highbury a scout brings down the tips which help to make him a centre forward for centre halves to fear.


First Appearance: 04-09-1954 vs Edgware
First Goal: 08-01-1955 vs Yiewsley
Position: Striker
Total STFC Appearances: 57
Total STFC Goals: 40

Matches Played

Match Date Home Team Score Away Team Competition Goals Cards Report
11-05-1957Slough Town2-0Aylesbury UnitedBenevolent Cup1-Report
04-05-1957Slough Town1-1Eastbourne TownLeague1-Report
23-03-1957Slough Town2-1Maidenhead UnitedBenevolent Cup--Report
16-03-1957Maidenhead United0-3Slough TownB&B Senior Cup--Report
29-12-1956Slough Town6-0TilburyLeague2-Report
26-12-1956Maidenhead United5-2Slough TownLeague1-Report
25-12-1956Slough Town2-2Maidenhead UnitedLeague--Report
10-11-1956Edgware2-7Slough TownLeague3-Report
12-05-1956Slough Town3-1Aylesbury UnitedBenevolent Cup1-Report
05-05-1956Slough Town2-0ErithLeague1-Report
02-05-1956Slough Town2-3EpsomLeague2-Report
28-04-1956Slough Town5-1Eastbourne TownLeague2-Report
21-04-1956Carshalton Ath4-3Slough TownLeague1-Report
14-04-1956Slough Town4-2WorthingLeague3-Report
07-04-1956Worthing2-3Slough TownLeague1-Report
02-04-1956Grays Athletic2-1Slough TownLeague--Report
31-03-1956Maidstone Utd1-1Slough TownLeague--Report
30-03-1956Slough Town2-3Maidstone UtdLeague--Report
24-03-1956Newbury Town4-4Slough TownBenevolent Cup2-Report
17-03-1956Maidenhead United1-2Slough TownB&B Senior Cup--Report
03-03-1956Slough Town2-0Slough CentreB&B Senior Cup1-Report
25-02-1956Slough Town1-1Slough CentreB&B Senior Cup--Report
18-02-1956Slough Centre1-1Slough TownB&B Senior Cup--Report
11-02-1956Slough Town4-3Maidenhead UnitedBenevolent Cup3-Report
28-01-1956Maidenhead United2-2Slough TownBenevolent Cup1-Report
14-01-1956Tilbury3-3Slough TownLeague--Report
07-01-1956Slough Town4-0Chesham UnitedLeague1-Report
31-12-1955Uxbridge2-0Slough TownLeague--Report
27-12-1955Maidenhead United3-4Slough TownLeague2-Report
26-12-1955Slough Town1-2Maidenhead UnitedLeague1-Report
17-12-1955Slough Town1-2YiewsleyLeague--Report
10-12-1955Erith1-1Slough TownLeague--Report
03-12-1955Chesham United2-3Slough TownLeague--Report
26-11-1955Eastbourne Town0-1Slough TownLeague--Report
19-11-1955Slough Town1-0UxbridgeLeague1-Report
12-11-1955Slough Town3-0TilburyLeague1-Report
05-11-1955Slough Town2-1Grays AthleticLeague1-Report
29-10-1955Slough Town3-1Carshalton AthLeague1-Report
22-10-1955Slough Town2-4TilburyMemorial Shield2-Report
12-10-1955Wycombe Wanderers1-0Slough TownFA Cup--Report
08-10-1955Slough Town3-3Wycombe WanderersFA Cup1-Report
01-10-1955Oxford City3-1Slough TownFA Amateur Cup1-Report
20-08-1955Epsom2-2Slough TownLeague--Report
11-04-1955Wycombe Wanderers2-1Slough TownB&B Senior Cup--Report
12-03-1955Chesham United4-2Slough TownB&B Senior Cup--Report
05-03-1955Tilbury1-1Slough TownLeague--Report
26-02-1955Slough Town4-2Maidenhead UnitedB&B Senior Cup--Report
19-02-1955Slough Town2-3YiewsleyMemorial Shield--Report
12-02-1955Epsom1-1Slough TownLeague1-Report
29-01-1955Worthing1-1Slough TownLeague--Report
22-01-1955Slough Town4-2Aylesbury UnitedB&B Senior Cup--Report
08-01-1955Yiewsley3-3Slough TownMemorial Shield1-Report
25-12-1954Slough Town2-1Maidenhead UnitedLeague--Report
30-10-1954Slough Town3-0TilburyLeague--Report
09-10-1954Slough Town3-3ErithLeague--Report
02-10-1954Erith5-1Slough TownLeague--Report
04-09-1954Slough Town2-0EdgwareMemorial Shield--Report
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