Dixie Dean’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 22, 1907

Death Date

March 1, 1980

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Soccer Player

The soccer player Dixie Dean died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of England’s all-time greatest goal-scorers, played for the English national team from 1927 to 1932 and spent his club career with five different teams, most notably Everton from 1925 to 1937.

His grandfather, Ralph Brett, was the royal train driver for King George V.



“We went to Denmark twice and Germany and also to the Canary Isles one year. I remember once when we were playing Dresden in Germany.” (Dixie Dean)


“The previous year it had taken England all their time to beat the full German team in an international and I had taken with me the programme from that match.” (Dixie Dean)