Who Is Homeless Hatter Danny Gleeson?

Luton Town have released former Cambridge United right back Danny Gleeson, alerting a posse of BSP clubs.  Proven at this level, last season saw his chances limited by injury  and competition from on-loan AFC Wimbledon defender Curtis Osanu.  The 6′ 3″ lad is already understood to be in discussions with 4 BSP clubs after failing to get a new deal along with striker Danny Crowe and left back Shane Blackett.

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The big issues as ever for the Imps would be wages and budget, plus the fact that we already have Paul Robson signed up for another season.  David Holdsworth is however mindful of the fact that a big side will pose problems for some of the footballing sides and  Danny would certainly provide that.  He has been capped 7 times for England C, suggesting Paul Fairclough the non-league guru also has confidence in his ability.


Born a stones throw from the Abbey Stadium Danny came up through the ranks before tasting League football at both Cambridge and Notts County following a free transfer.  He then rejoined the U’s on loan before making the deal permanent in 2007, making 110 appearances over 3 seasons as well as receiving his England call-ups.  In 2010 Luton signed him for free on a two year deal that saw him become an integral part of the side that tasted defeat in the play-off final against Wimbledon.  This season saw one of the don’s fringe players came back to haunt him by keeping him out of the side.  Let us hope Janos Kovacs has nothing but good things to say about him should we pursue an interest.

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STMI Biopic
Full name Daniel Edwin Gleeson
Date of birth 17 February 1985 (age 27)
Place of birth Cambridge
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position 13st 2lb (83.45kg)
Position: Right back.
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Cambridge United 62 (1)
2003 Welling United (loan) 2 (0)
2006–2007 Notts County 21 (0)
2007 Cambridge United (loan) 8 (1)
2007–2010 Cambridge United 116 (1)
2010–2012 Luton Town 49 (0)
National team
2007– England C 7 (0)

Posted on May 31, 2012, in 0 Who Is? Or rather who are we looking at, Uncategorized, Writers - The Oracle Of Optimism moments and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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