Dale Gordon

Dale Gordon was born in the year 1967. He is a former professional association football player and he played mostly like a right sided midfielder for Norwich City, Petersburg United, West Ham United AFC Bournemouth and Millwall. He is of British nationality.


According to his biography, Dale Gordon was born in Caister, in Norfolk city. He grew up as a fan of the Ipswich Town and he cried when he was watching the FA cup Final of 1978 when Ipswich won over Arsenal with 1-0.

When he started to play, he went to the rivals of Ipswich Town known as Norwich City. He made the league debut in 1984 when they got 3-3 draw while playing against Liverpool.


His breakthrough season was in the year 1986-1987. He was able to establish himself like the regular in the team and he played 41 league games. The team was able to achieve to the best ever league finish for the fifth position, even if it did not get the chance of playing at the UEFA cup because of the ban for the English clubs to play in the European competition and it was because of Heysel disaster. He was capped for the English under 21s and it was towards the end of campaign. However, it hampered the chance of future selection since with his teammate named Robert Rosario, they broke the curfew when they were away with fewer than 21s and they went to a nightclub. He got also capped in the England B Team but he never played for the senior level of the country.

In the year 1988, he got the unique place at the Norwich City history. It was a record that anyone cannot take away. He was the first person to score the first goal on the live televised football league match. It was involving the Canaries and West Ham. In the season of 1988-1989, he was voted to be the Norwich City player of the year. The team was fourth and it reached to the semi-finals for the FA cup but still they did not go to the UEFA cup since the ban continued.

After football, Dale Gordon started coaching and he set up the academy in the Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth area. He got appointed to be the manager for Great Yarmouth Town and then he became the director of the Football at Gorleston. He played for sometime before he became appointed as a manager.

Married, children, wife

Dale Gordon keeps most of his life private. Even if he is known as a married man, he does not talk about having any divorce or how many children he has. He talks about a young son called Remy who is training at Norwich. Remy Gordon had signed the scholarship at Norwich City Football Club trying to follow the footstep of his father. Even if he is a husband to someone, he did not disclose her name.

Last Modified: Mar 5, 2020

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