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Keegan's coaching career in photos

Kevin Keegan

Kevin Keegan’s second spell as Newcastle boss ends dramatically. We look at the career of one of football’s most charismatic figures...

Kevin Keegan celebrates as Newcastle are promored as Division One champions in 1993

Keegan becomes Newcastle manager in 1992 and guides them to the Premiership as Division One champions in 1993

Kevin Keegan and David Ginola

He sets about creating a team full of attacking flair and signs David Ginola from Paris Saint-Germain in 1995

Assistant manager Terry McDermott and Keegan in despair after Newcastle lose to Blackburn in April 1996

The Magpies let a 12-point lead slip in 1996 to gift Man Utd the Premiership, prompting a famous outburst from Keegan

Keegan shares a joke with Alex Ferguson

Keegan criticises Man Utd boss Alex Ferguson as the title slips away but the pair make up after the dust settles

Alan Shearer attends a press conference with Kevin Keegan

Keegan pays £15m for Alan Shearer in 1996, making him the world's most expensive footballer at the time

Keegan quits St James' Park in January 1997

Keegan quits St James' Park in January 1997 with the club fourth in the Premiership, leaving Newcastle fans in turmoil

Ray Wilkins and Kevin Keegan at Craven Cottage

Keegan joins resurgent Fulham in 1997 as chief of operations, but soon takes over team affairs after Ray Wilkins' departure

Kevin Keegan celebrates Fulham's promotion to Division One

Fulham win Divison Two in 1999 to the delight of owner Mohamed Al Fayed, but Keegan leaves days later

Keegan consoles a Scotland fan after England's win at Hampden Park

He replaces Glenn Hoddle in the England hot-seat, and guides England to Euro 2000 after a play-off victory over Scotland

Keegan and Alan Shearer leave the field after defeat to Romania

But England's defensive frailties are exposed and they fail to progress beyond the group stage after losing to Romania

An emotional Keegan announces his resignation in October 2002

Keegan walks away from the job after Germany beat England in a World Cup 2002 qualifier at a rain-sodden Wembley

Kevin Keegan poses with David Bernstein as the new manager at Manchester City

After six months out of the game, Keegan takes over from Joe Royle at newly-relegated Manchester City in May 2001

Shaun Goater and Kevin Keegan soak up the fans' applause at Maine Road

Keegan steers City straight back into the Premier League, racking up 99 points and 108 goals en route to promotion

David Seaman, Michael Tarnat, Keegan, Robbie Fowler and Nicolas Anelka show off the City strips

Keegan makes some bold moves in the transfer market, bringing in a string of big names with mixed results

Keegan pictured at his final game in charge of Manchester City in March 2005

Over a year shy of his planned retirement, Keegan leaves and the game bids farewell to one of its most colourful characters

Kevin Keegan

After almost three years out of the game, Keegan makes a shock return to St James' Park in January 2008

Newcastle United fans celebrate Keegan's return

Newcastle fans are overjoyed as Keegan is announced as Sam Allardyce's successor, but it is not all plain sailing at St James' Park

Kevin Keegan

The relationship with owner Mike Ashley sours after Keegan claims Newcastle were unlikely to break into the top four during his tenure

Newcastle United fans

There is confusion over Keegan's future in the wake of the transfer deadline - though Newcastle insist he has not been sacked

Kevin Keegan

Following lengthy talks between Keegan and the Newcastle board the 57-year-old resigns after just eight months in charge

see also
Keegan resigns as Newcastle boss
04 Sep 08 |  Newcastle
Reaction to Keegan's resignation
04 Sep 08 |  Newcastle
Keegan returns as Newcastle boss
16 Jan 08 |  Newcastle

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