LEGENDS PROFILE

Dennis Viollet

Born : 20 Sep 1933
Signed : 01 Sep 1949
Debut : 11 April 1953 v Newcastle (A) League
Goals total : 179
Appearances total : 293
Position: : Forward
Left United : 01 Jan 1962  

won a Second Division Championship medal (1962/63) and reached the League Cup final (1963/64).

After spells in America and the Irish League, Viollet emigrated to Baltimore in the early 1970s. He later moved to Florida, where he coached youngsters and was eventually granted the freedom of the city of Jacksonville in the late 1990s.

Dennis Viollet died on 6 March 1999 at his Florida home after battling against a malignant brain tumour.

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