Date of birth
The 29-year-old attacking midfielder signed a two-and-a-half-year contract after he left Leyton Orient by mutual consent in September 2016.
Dean started his career with Brighton & Hove Albion in 2004 and made 179 appearances for the Seagulls, scoring 22 goals. In 2010 Dean joined Leyton Orient and made 275 appearances for the O’s where he became a popular figure with their supporters. He scored 59 goals for the club and was a member of the squad which reached the League One play-off final in 2014.
Having been signed outside the transfer window, Dean was unable to play for the club until January 2017 – but scored two goals and contributed several assists during the second half of the season.