Player #483

Appearances:

5

Starts:

5

Goals:

0

Seasons:

2

Kevin Keelan
Kevin Keelan

Source: Football card #8 Kevin Keelan issued by Paramint Cards under the Football Stars series.

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Kevin Keelan
Kevin Keelan

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Kevin Keelan

Position

Goalkeeper

From

1959-60

To

1960-61

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Kevin Keelan

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

18
19

Division

D2
D1

Appearances

5
3
2

Starts

5
3
2

Substitute

0
3
0

Unused

0
0
0

Goals

0
0
0

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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Kevin Damien Keelan

Birth Date

Sunday, 5 January 1941

Birth Place

Calcutta

Birth Country

India

Villa Youth

Aston Villa Youth |

From

Transfer in

Carpet Traders FC

From

For

Free

On

July 1958

Previous Clubs

St. Ambrose Roman Catholic School |
Carpet Traders FC |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Stockport County

For

Free

On

April 1961

Subsequent Clubs

1961 Stockport County |
1961-62 Kidderminster Harriers |
1962-63 Wrexham |
1963-80 Norwich City |
1978-79 New England Tea Men, NASL (L) |
1980 New England Tea Men, NASL |
1981 Tampa Bay Rowdies, NASL |

Kevin Keelan
Kevin Keelan

Source: Football card #8 Kevin Keelan issued by Paramint Cards under the Football Stars series.

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Kevin Keelan
Kevin Keelan

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1960-61 Yth, 5 | 0 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

Joe Mercer |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 5 March 1960

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 5 March 1960

Middlesbrough (a), Division Two

DEBUT

First Goal

Did not score

Final Appearance

Saturday, 1 October 1960

Leicester City (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Saturday, 1 October 1960

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Kevin Keelan

Player #483 for Aston Villa, Kevin Damien Keelan, known as Kevin Keelan, played as a goalkeeper for the club.

Kevin played for Villa in 1959-60 and 1960-61 making 5 appearances.

Kevin was born in Calcutta, India, 5,808 miles from Villa Park, on 25 January 1941 and made his debut appearance for Villa on Saturday, 5 March 1960 aged just 19.

Kevin was the 57th custodian of the Villa goal in League & Cup football.

Villa had signed Kevin from Carpet Traders FC in 1957 and he made three appearances, conceding 3 goals, as Villa took the Second Division Championship and won promotion back to Division One at the first attempt.

The following season, Kevin made 2 appearances in the first division conceding 8 times and played his final game for Villa on Saturday, 1 October 1960 before moving on to Stockport County in April 1961.

As a result Kevin had conceded 11 over his 5 games at a rate of 2.20 goals per game.

Later in his career Kevin went on to become Norwich City’s first team appearance record holder with 673 appearances between 1963 and 1980.

Kevin had played under manager Joe Mercer.