About Dennis Leman

Dennis Leman, Community Liaison Executive

Dennis Leman, Community Liaison Executive (North).

Dennis Leman is a former professional footballer who had 14 years in the game with Manchester City, Sheffield Wednesday, Wrexham and Scunthorpe United during the 1970s and 1980s.

Following retirement from the professional game, he spent a short period working and undertaking recreation and leisure qualifications before embarking on the introduction of a pilot scheme in 1986 with six professional football clubs under the name of “Football in the Community”.  He was appointed as Deputy Chief Administrator and supported the development of the programme until all 92 clubs were embraced within the scheme.

He is currently employed at the PFA as a Community Liaison Executive for the North of England with a remit to develop player involvement in community initiatives across the Corporate Social Responsibility agenda in education, health, social inclusion and equality.

He represents the PFA on the Football Conference Trust and at various community events at football clubs and official partner organisations.