Ex Imp & Burnley Legend Is signing on at Newark Road

Last updated : 05 March 2011 By Neil Hobbs

Popular ex Imp and Burnley full-back Dean West has joined  Lincoln Moorlands Railway, currently residing in the KoolSport Northern Counties East League Premier.

The 38-year-old, who made more than 123 League appearances for City in two spells netting 20, sometimes spectacular goals. Dean joined Corby in July 2008 after being an ever present in King`s Lynn`s championship-winning side of 2007/08 season.

Born in Leeds he made his League debut for the Imps as a 17-year-old in May, 1991. before moving on to  for Bury, Burnley and Boston United. He then dropped out of full-time football to set up his own business.

"Dean signed for the club and he is a good addition for Lincoln Moorlands," said manager Chris Moyses.

"He has a wealth of experience and signifies what we are trying to do at the club. We are trying to do things right."


Full name  Dean West
Date of birth  5 December 1972 (1972-12-05) (age 38)
Place of birth  Wakefield, England
Height  5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position  Right Back
Current club Lincoln Moorlands Railway  

1991–1995  Lincoln City  119  (20)
1993–1994  → Boston United (loan)  6  (5)
1995–1999  Bury  110  (8)
1999–2004  Burnley  158  (5)
2004  Lincoln City  4  (0)
2004–2005  Boston United  24  (0)
2005–2008  King's Lynn  119  (3)
2008–2011  Corby Town  ?  (?)