Dalian Atkinson

Where is Dalian Atkinson now?

One half of Aston Villa’s ‘Deadly Duo’ strike partnership alongside Dean Saunders, Dalian Atkinson retired from playing in 2001 after a spell in South Korea.

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Upon retiring from football Atkinson set up a sports consultancy for clubs, players and agents called Players Come First but the business was dissolved in November 2015.

In August 2016, Dalian Atkinson was killed after being shot with a taser gun by the police after an altercation outside his father’s house.

Eyewitness reports said that Atkinson was in a distressed state, threatening and very upset.

Atkinson, who was 48-years-old was given medical attention for 35 minutes after being shot, but died 90 minutes later.

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Dalian Atkinson: Premier League Statistics

NationalityEnglish
PositionStriker
Appearances73
Goals22
Yellow Cards3
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com