Alan Bennett

Date of birth04 October 1981
Place of birthCork
NationalityIrish
Weight81 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Bennett joined Reading in January 2007 with a contract to June 2009.

After loan spells, he joined Brentford in July 2009 with a two-year contract.

After a loan spells, Bennett joined Wycombe Wanderers in July 2010 with a one-year contract.

He joined Cheltenham Town in July 2011 with a one-year contract.

Bennett's contract at AFC Wimbledon was extended to June 2014 in May 2013.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Cork City 01 Jul 2001 30 Jan 2007
Reading 30 Jan 2007 30 Jun 2009
Southampton 31 Jul 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Brentford 07 Mar 2008 31 May 2008 L
Brentford 08 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Brentford 30 Jul 2009 23 Jul 2010
Wycombe Wanderers 16 Feb 2010 16 Mar 2010 L
Wycombe Wanderers 25 Mar 2010 31 May 2010 L
Wycombe Wanderers 23 Jul 2010 30 Jun 2011
Cheltenham Town 04 Jul 2011 31 Jan 2013
AFC Wimbledon 08 Feb 2013 02 Feb 2015
Cork City 06 Feb 2015

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Brentford League Two 11
1
2007-08 Southampton League Championship 10
2007-08 Southampton League Cup 1
2008-09 Brentford FA Cup 2
1
2008-09 Brentford League Cup 1
1
2008-09 Brentford League Two 44
1
4
2009-10 Brentford FA Cup 3
2009-10 Brentford League Cup 1
2009-10 Brentford League One 11
2
1
2009-10 Wycombe Wanderers League One 6
1
1
2010-11 Wycombe Wanderers FA Cup 1
2010-11 Wycombe Wanderers Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Wycombe Wanderers League Cup 1
2010-11 Wycombe Wanderers League Two 16
1
2011-12 Cheltenham Town FA Cup 3
2011-12 Cheltenham Town League Cup 1
2011-12 Cheltenham Town League Two 44
2
5
2011-12 Cheltenham Town League Two Play-Offs 3
2012-13 AFC Wimbledon League Two 18
1
2012-13 Cheltenham Town FA Cup 4
2012-13 Cheltenham Town League Cup 1
2012-13 Cheltenham Town League Two 17
2
1
2013-14 AFC Wimbledon FA Cup 1
2013-14 AFC Wimbledon League Cup 1
2013-14 AFC Wimbledon League Two 32
1
3
2014-15 AFC Wimbledon FA Cup 1
1
2014-15 AFC Wimbledon Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2014-15 AFC Wimbledon League Cup 1
2014-15 AFC Wimbledon League Two 16
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Mar 2008 Brentford v Macclesfield Town W 1-0 League Two
11 Mar 2008 Brentford v Peterborough United L 1-2 League Two
15 Mar 2008 Morecambe v Brentford L 3-1 League Two
22 Mar 2008 Brentford v Wrexham W 2-0 League Two
24 Mar 2008 Grimsby Town v Brentford W 1-2 League Two
29 Mar 2008 Brentford v Rochdale L 0-2 League Two
05 Apr 2008 Rotherham United v Brentford W 1-2 League Two
12 Apr 2008 Brentford v Bradford City D 2-2 League Two
19 Apr 2008 Lincoln City v Brentford L 3-1 League Two
26 Apr 2008 Brentford v Hereford United L 0-3 League Two
03 May 2008 Stockport County v Brentford L 1-0 League Two
09 Aug 2008 Bury v Brentford L 1-0 League Two
12 Aug 2008 Swansea City v Brentford L 2-0 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2008 Brentford v Grimsby Town W 4-0 League Two
23 Aug 2008 Barnet v Brentford W 0-1 League Two
30 Aug 2008 Brentford v Rotherham United D 0-0 League Two
06 Sep 2008 Brentford v Dagenham and Redbridge W 2-1 League Two
13 Sep 2008 Wycombe Wanderers v Brentford D 0-0 League Two
20 Sep 2008 Brentford v Lincoln City D 1-1 League Two
27 Sep 2008 Chesterfield v Brentford W 0-1 League Two
04 Oct 2008 Brentford v Macclesfield Town W 1-0 League Two
13 Oct 2008 Notts County v Brentford D 1-1 League Two
18 Oct 2008 Aldershot Town v Brentford D 1-1 League Two
25 Oct 2008 Brentford v Shrewsbury Town D 1-1 League Two
28 Oct 2008 Chester City v Brentford L 3-0 League Two
01 Nov 2008 Brentford v Rochdale L 1-2 League Two
09 Nov 2008 Havant and Waterlooville v Brentford W 1-3 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Nov 2008 Port Vale v Brentford W 0-3 League Two
22 Nov 2008 Brentford v Darlington D 1-1 League Two
25 Nov 2008 Luton Town v Brentford W 0-1 League Two
28 Nov 2008 Barrow v Brentford L 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round
13 Dec 2008 Brentford v Bradford City W 2-1 League Two
20 Dec 2008 Gillingham v Brentford D 1-1 League Two
26 Dec 2008 Brentford v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Two
28 Dec 2008 Exeter City v Brentford W 0-2 League Two
17 Jan 2009 Brentford v Notts County D 1-1 League Two
24 Jan 2009 Macclesfield Town v Brentford L 2-0 League Two
27 Jan 2009 Brentford v Aldershot Town W 3-0 League Two
31 Jan 2009 Shrewsbury Town v Brentford W 1-3 League Two
03 Feb 2009 Morecambe v Brentford L 2-0 League Two
07 Feb 2009 Brentford v Chester City W 3-0 League Two
10 Feb 2009 Accrington Stanley v Brentford D 1-1 League Two
14 Feb 2009 Brentford v Port Vale W 2-0 League Two
21 Feb 2009 Rochdale v Brentford W 1-2 League Two
28 Feb 2009 Brentford v Bury W 1-0 League Two
03 Mar 2009 Grimsby Town v Brentford W 0-1 League Two
07 Mar 2009 Rotherham United v Brentford D 0-0 League Two
10 Mar 2009 Brentford v Barnet W 1-0 League Two
14 Mar 2009 Brentford v Wycombe Wanderers D 3-3 League Two
17 Mar 2009 Brentford v Chesterfield L 0-1 League Two
28 Mar 2009 Brentford v Gillingham D 1-1 League Two
04 Apr 2009 Bradford City v Brentford D 1-1 League Two
11 Apr 2009 Brentford v Exeter City D 1-1 League Two
13 Apr 2009 AFC Bournemouth v Brentford W 0-1 League Two
18 Apr 2009 Brentford v Accrington Stanley W 3-0 League Two
21 Apr 2009 Dagenham and Redbridge v Brentford L 3-1 League Two
25 Apr 2009 Darlington v Brentford W 1-3 League Two
02 May 2009 Brentford v Luton Town W 2-0 League Two
08 Aug 2009 Carlisle United v Brentford W 1-3 League One
11 Aug 2009 Brentford v Bristol City L 0-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
15 Aug 2009 Brentford v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League One
18 Aug 2009 Brentford v Norwich City W 2-1 League One
12 Sep 2009 Huddersfield Town v Brentford D 0-0 League One
19 Sep 2009 Brentford v Bristol Rovers L 1-3 League One
26 Sep 2009 Yeovil Town v Brentford L 2-0 League One
29 Sep 2009 Brentford v Southend United W 2-1 League One
03 Oct 2009 Brentford v Swindon Town L 2-3 League One
09 Oct 2009 Hartlepool United v Brentford D 0-0 League One
17 Oct 2009 Leyton Orient v Brentford L 2-1 League One
07 Nov 2009 Gateshead v Brentford D 2-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Nov 2009 Brentford v Millwall D 2-2 League One
28 Nov 2009 Brentford v Walsall W 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round
26 Dec 2009 Gillingham v Brentford W 0-1 League One
19 Jan 2010 Brentford v Doncaster Rovers L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Mar 2010 Brighton and Hove Albion v Brentford L 3-0 League One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
24 May 2007 Republic of Ireland v Ecuador D 1-1 International Friendly
26 May 2007 Republic of Ireland v Bolivia D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.