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Dean Rance

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Biography

Midfielder born in Maidstone, joined Gillingham at the age of 8. Finished the 2009/10 season as top goalscorer for Gillingham U18. Signed his first professional contract in May 2010 but saw opportunities limited by a pre-season injury.

Had loan spells with Maidstone United and Bishop’s Stortford during 2010 and 2011 before making his Gillingham debut in an FA Cup tie against Bournemouth in November 2011. Departed Gillingham in the summer of 2012.

Sign for Ebbsfleet United in 2013 and was voted Players’ Player of the Season in 2013/14. After 4 seasons in the Conference South/National League South, was part of the team that won promotion to the National League alongside Andy Drury. Left Ebbsfleet in 2019 after 234 appearances.

Spent the 2019/20 season at Aldershot Town, followed by 3 season at Dagenham & Redbridge before finishing the 2022/23 season at Scunthorpe United.

Joined Folkestone Invicta on an initial one-month loan from Scunthorpe in January 2024, making his debut against Haringey Borough. Made 16 appearances for Invicta before the end of the 2023/24 season.

Signed permanently for Invicta in May 2024 following the expiration of his Scunthorpe contract.

Previous Clubs: Gillingham, Maidstone United (loan x2), Bishop’s Stortford (loan x2), Dover (loan), Dover, Ebbsfleet United, Aldershot Town, Dagenham & Redbridge, Scunthorpe United.

Player News

Retained List 2024

An update on our 1st team squad

Club News2 months ago
Welcome (Back) Dean Rance

Midfielder signs 2-year deal to return to the Alcaline Stadium

Transfers3 months ago
Reaction: Kingstonian (h)

Andy Drury, Eddie Allsopp and Dean Rance speak to Invicta TV

Interview4 months ago
Reaction: Carshalton Athletic (h)

Andy Drury & Dean Rance speak to Invicta TV

Interview6 months ago

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