Dean Bailey

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Dean Bailey (18 January 1967 – 11 March 2014) was an Australian rules football player and coach. He played for the Essendon Football Club and was the senior coach of the Melbourne Football Club, as well as an assistant coach at Essendon and Port Adelaide and the Strategy & Innovation Coach at the Adelaide Football Club (Adelaide Crows).[1] Bailey died of lung cancer on 11 March 2014.[2]

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Dean Bailey
Bailey as Melbourne coach
Personal information
Full name Dean Bailey
Nickname(s) Bails
Date of birth (1967-01-18)18 January 1967
Date of death 11 March 2014(2014-03-11) (aged 47)
Original team(s) North Ringwood (EFL)
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Position(s) Utility
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1986–1992 Essendon 53 (19)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2008–2011 Melbourne 83 (22–59–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 2011.
Sources: AFL Tables,