Former Professional Footballer, Football Manager, After Dinner Speaker, Guest Apperances
Martin Allen former professional footballer and manager known affectionately as 'Mad Dog' to his fans. Martin enjoyed his playing career with spells at Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United, Portsmouth and Southend United.
He has also managed a number of clubs including Barnet, Brentford, Milton Keynes Dons, Leicester City and Cheltenham Town.
Martin Allen comes from a family with a great tradition of producing footballers.
His father Dennis Allen played for Reading, Charlton Athletic and Bournemouth. He also has three cousins (Paul, Bradley and Clive) who were all players as well as an uncle. His son Charlie has also followed in the family tradition and now plays professional football.
Martin signed as a professional in 1983 making his debut for Queens Park Rangers, after a spell of 6 years he moved across London to West Ham United where he spent another 6 years. After brief spells with Portsmouth and Southend United Martin finally hung up his boots in 1999 and decided to have ago in management.
Martin Allen is a superb and very popular after dinner speaker, speaking at events up and down the country entertaining audiences with his stories from his varied career as player and manager.
To hire Martin Allen ex professional footballer as the after dinner speaker or top table guest for your next event please “enquire now” or call us on 01522 508355
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