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Mike Dillon
Personal information
Full name Michael Leslie Dillon
Date of birth September 29, 1952 (1952-09-29) (age 57)
Place of birth    Highgate, England
Playing position central defender (retired)
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Tottenham Hotspur
Montreal Olympique (loan)
Millwall (loan)
Swindon Town (loan)
New York Cosmos
Washington Diplomats
024 0(1)
010 0(7)
0 4 0 (0)
0 9 0 (0)
041 0(3)
047 0(1)   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Mike Dillon (born 29 September 1952 in Highgate) is a former professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall, Swindon, Montreal Olympique, New York Cosmos,Washington Diplomats and represented England at schoolboy and youth level. [1]


Football career

Dillon joined Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice in December 1969. A central defender he played 29 times in all competitions including three as a substitute and scored one goal between 1972–1974. The highlight of Dillon's career at Spurs was a substitute appearance in the First leg of the 1974 UEFA Cup Final against Feyenoord at White Hart Lane. [2] In December 1974 he joined Millwall in a loan deal and went on to make four appearances for the club before joining Swindon on loan in March 1975 where he featured in nine matches including two as sub.

Dillon had three spells in the North American Soccer League (NASL). In 1972 with Montreal Olympique, between 1975-77 he played for New York Cosmos and finally at Washington Diplomats in 1978–79.[3]

After football

Today, Dillon owns a post office in the village of Moulton close to the CambridgeshireSuffolk border.[4]

External links


  1. ^ Hugman, B, J, (Ed)The PFA Premier and Football League Players' Records 1946-2005 (2005) p170 ISBN 1852916656 Retrieved 23 September 2008
  2. ^ [1] Cup final teams Retrieved 23 September 2008
  3. ^ [2] North American soccer league players Retrieved 23 September 2008
  4. ^ [3] Where are they now? Retrieved 23 September 2008


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