- Aug 13, 2008
Alongside Alan Shearer, Jamie Carragher and Simon Milton.
Well done Dan, recognition on and off the pitch.
The website says:
Dan Bentley - Community Engagement
Dan Bentley is a 22 year goalkeeper for Southend United, who is breaking records on and off the pitch. In the past session he has achieved 21 clean sheets in all competitions and broke a 30 year old club record by keeping 13 clean sheets in a row at home.
He has performed 22 community visits, including actively participating in Southend’s Extra Time initiative that embedding numeracy and literacy into football related tasks for young people.
For the third consecutive season, Dan has been voted Southend Community Player of the year for his outstanding support of Southend United Community and Educational Trust. Speaking of his work in the community Dan has said:
“I recognise my role within society and the responsibilities that come with this. Effecting at least one child in a positive way, is time well spent in my eyes”