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Dennis James Sorrell (7 October 1940 – 10 November 2019) was an English professional footballer who played as a left-half in the Football League for Leyton Orient and Chelsea. He also played for a number of teams in non-League football, most notably Romford.

Dennis Sorrell
Personal information
Full name Dennis James Sorrell[1]
Date of birth (1940-10-07)7 October 1940[1]
Place of birth Lambeth, England
Date of death 10 November 2019(2019-11-10) (aged 79)
Playing position Left-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1957 Woodford Town
1957–1962 Leyton Orient 37 (1)
1962–1964 Chelsea 3 (0)
1964–1967 Leyton Orient 74 (3)
1967– Romford
Total 114 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was the uncle of former Maidstone United, Colchester United and Barnet footballer Tony Sorrell.[2]

Sorrell died on 10 November 2019, aged 79, following a long battle with illness.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Dennis Sorrell". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  2. ^ "profile". Romford F.C. 19 August 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  3. ^ "RIP: DENNIS SORRELL". Leyton Orient F.C. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 12 November 2019.