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David Dunn

Blackburn Rovers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
*(actual F 0: A 1)
50% successful


disciplined: none
minutes played:


Full name David John Ian Dunn

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 27 December 1979 in Great Harwood, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, December 1979].
Attended St Wulstan's Roman Catholic Primary School, Great Harwood and St Augustine's Roman Catholic School, Billington
Married to Hayley, with a son Isaac Joseph. Already has a daughter, Mia, to ex-partner, actress Samantha Winward.
Height/Weight 5'10", 12st 3lb. [2004].


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2004] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a Blackburn Rovers FC trainee, before signing professionally on 30 September 1997. After 135 league appearances, scoring thirty goals, Dunn signed for Birmingham City for £5.5m on 3 July 2003, but niggling injuries blighted Dunn's time at St Andrews, and was allowed to leave on a free transfer in January 2007 after seven league goals in 58 appearances. Dunn was due to sign for Bolton Wanderers FC, having passed a medical at The Reebok Stadium, but on 17 January 2007, Dunn decided to rejoin Blackburn Rovers FC.
Club honours FA Youth Cup runners-up 1997-98; Football League Cup winner 2001-02.
Individual honours PFA Division One Team of the Year 2000-01;
Distinctions None


Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2004]

England Career

Player number 1119th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder.
Only match No. 796, 7 September 2002, England 1 Portugal 1, friendly match at Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham, substitute (ht), aged 22 years 254 days;
Major tournaments World Cup Finals (standby) 2002
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (twenty appearances, three goals), England U18 (three appearances).
Distinctions None


David Dunn - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 0 1 0 45 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.


David Dunn - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - White - Friendly 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0


David Dunn - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 1 full capx

Age 21
On 9 May 2002, Sven-Göran Eriksson picked a provisional 23-man squad for the World Cup Finals without Dunn.  Eriksson submitted his final squad list on 21 May, still without Dunn. With injuries and recovering prevailing, Dunn was added to the standby list before 1st June.
Age 22
1 796 7 September 2002 - England 1 Portugal 1, Villa Park, Birmingham Fr HD sub ht 15

1-0 when substituting