Dean Smith is an English professional football manager and former player know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Salary
|Birthdate ( Age)||19 March 1971|
|Place of Birth||West Bromwich, United Kingdom|
|Parents||Ron Smith ( Father )|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $2 Million|
Dean Smith is an English professional football manager and former player. He was most recently manager of Premier League club Aston Villa.Returning to Leyton Orient, he worked as assistant manager until January 2009.
Smith was appointed as Aston Villa manager in October 2018 and took the club from 14th in the Championship to the Premier League via the play-offs in the 2018–19 season, and then to the 2020 EFL Cup final.
Dean Smith Family
Dean Smith was Born on 19 March 1971 in Bromwich, England.He started his career as a defender with Walsall in 1989, over the course of five years he played 166 league and cup games.His father name is Ron. His father, Ron, was an Aston Villa supporter, and a steward at Villa Park. Towards the end of his life, Ron Smith suffered from dementia and was not aware that his son had become Aston Villa manager.
Dean Smith Wife
Dean Smith is Marrie with wife Nicola .The cuuple have two children one son and one daughter.Speaking in December 2019, he said that his family, coupled with his experiencing playing and managing in the lower leagues, have helped him to stay grounded and deal with the perceived pressure of managing a Premier League team.
Dean Smith Net Worth
Dean Smith is an English professional football manager and former player has an estimated Net Worth around $5 Million. As per source his average annual salary is £1.5million.
Smith started his playing career at Walsall, as the club suffered relegation from the Third Division in 1989–90 under John Barnwell’s stewardship. They then struggled to adapt to life in the Fourth Division under new manager Kenny Hibbitt, finishing 16th in 1990–91 and 15th in 1991–92.In summer 1994, Smith was sold to Hereford United for £80,000, a club record fee for the “Bulls”.
They finished 16th in the Third Division in 1994–95 under John Layton. Smith was Graham Turner’s captain at Edgar Street during the club’s rise to the Third Division play-offs in 1995–96, where they were beaten by 4–2 Darlington at the semi-final stage, despite Smith opening the scoring just two minutes into the first leg.
Smith signed with Tommy Taylor’s Leyton Orient in August 1997, with a tribunal setting the fee at £42,500. He scored ten goals in 51 games in 1997–98; Orient would have finished one point outside the Third Division play-offs had they not been deducted three points. He captained Orient to the play-offs in 1998–99, and converted a penalty in the shoot-out victory over Rotherham United at the semi-final stage. However his team were beaten 1–0 by Scunthorpe United in the Wembley final.Over the course of the campaign he scored ten goals in 49 appearances.
In July 2004, he signed for Martin Foyle’s Port Vale.He played 13 League One games and two cup games for the “Valiants” in 2004–05, before he ended his playing days in January 2005 when he left Vale Park to become youth team coach at his old club Leyton Orient.
After working as a youth coach at Leyton Orient from January 2005, Smith was promoted to the role of assistant manager toward the end of the 2004–05 season.He attained his UEFA Pro Licence in 2008, alongside classmates such as Roy Keane, Brendan Rodgers, and Ian McParland.After a poor run of form, Smith left Orient in January 2009, along with long serving manager Martin Ling.
Smith was appointed manager of Championship club Brentford on 30 November 2015.Brentford finished the 2015–16 season in ninth place, during which time Smith sold Toumani Diagouraga and James Tarkowski for a combined £3.6 million.In building for the 2016–17 season Smith signed 18 players, including Romaine Sawyers and Rico Henry (£1.5 million) from previous club Walsall.
Smith strengthened the squad in summer 2020 by signing Matty Cash (£14 million from Nottingham Forest), Ollie Watkins (£28 million from Brentford), Lamare Bogarde (undisclosed fee from Feyenoord), Emiliano Martínez (£17 million from Arsenal) and Bertrand Traoré (£17 million from Lyon).On 4 October, in the third game of the 2020–21 season, Smith led Aston Villa to a 7–2 home win over Premier League champions Liverpool; this was the first time a team had scored seven goals past the top-flight champions in 67 years.
In preparation for the English record transfer of Jack Grealish to Manchester City, a deal worth £100 million,Smith brought in summer signings Emiliano Buendía, Leon Bailey and Danny Ings for a total fee of £83 million.The club also signed former player Ashley Young on a free transfer from Inter Milan,and for the third time signed Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe on loan.
On 7 November 2021, Smith and Aston Villa parted company after a run of 5 straight defeats in the Premier League. Chief Executive Christian Purslow stated that the decision was made after Aston Villa had not continued to improve in the 2021–22 as they had done in previous years.