Dennis Mortimer


Football speaker and ex-midfielder, Dennis Mortimer is best known for his long-standing affiliation with Aston Villa; despite being born in Liverpool, Mortimer has both played for and managed a number of West Midlands teams including Coventry City, Birmingham City and a ten-year stay as Captain of Aston Villa that began in 1975.

Having made more than 590 appearances and nearing 50 league goals to his name, Dennis established himself as a prolific footballer whilst on the pitch. The captain of the Aston Villa team that claimed victory over Bayern Munich at the 1982 European Cup Final, Dennis also displayed his incredible skills as a leader and set himself up to be a standout figure of the clubs history.

Now a sports speaker, pundit and coach Dennis Mortimer continues to grab press headlines despite his long-standing retirement from playing; acting as a football speaker and commentator Mortimer has provided the commentary for several Aston Villa games, working on both local and national radio.

Known for his outspoken personality and controversial punditry, Dennis Mortimer is always a popular choice of football speaker, either encouraging debate or inspiring enthusiasm Mortimer is nothing if not entertaining and is sure to be welcomed – warmly or otherwise – by any and all audiences at after dinner speaker events.

Thanks to his long-standing connection with the British football industry, including time spent as the director of coaching in the Midlands for the Professional Football Association, Mortimer has a wealth of knowledge and an intimate insight into the world of professional football; his work as a football speaker allows him to share his thoughts and experiences with like-minded audiences whilst, in his capacity as a coach and director, Mortimer has helped to develop some of the UK’s best young footballers.

As a football speaker and commentator Dennis Mortimer can be heard on Aston Villa’s official radio station, whilst his comments and quotes from his presentations as a sports speaker are often printed in national and regional newspapers. For an opportunity to hear these interesting and occasionally surprising talks for yourself hire Dennis Mortimer as the football speaker for your event today!

To book Dennis Mortimer as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Dennis is known to cover the following topics:

  • Team Management
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Football Speaker
  • Radio Presenters
  • Performing Under Pressure
  • Achieving Goals