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Saturday, 7 October, 2000, 16:56 GMT 17:56 UK
Kevin Keegan factfile
Kevin Keegan
Kevin Keegan enjoyed distinguished playing career
1951: Born 14 February in Armthorpe, Yorkshire.
1968: Joined Scunthorpe United as apprentice.
1971: Transferred to Liverpool for 35,000. 1972: England debut v Wales in Cardiff.
1977: Helped Liverpool to win the European Cup for the first time by beating Borussia Moenchengladbach. Transferred to SV Hamburg for 500,000.
1980: Transferred to Southampton for 420,000.
1982: Last England game as substitute v Spain in Madrid, 1982 World Cup. Won 63 caps, scored 21 goals.
1982: Transferred to Newcastle for 100,000.
1984: Retired from playing.
1992: Returned to soccer in February as manager of Newcastle and three months later signed a three-year contract.
1993: Newcastle promoted to FA Premier League as Division One champions.
1994: Keegan appointed Director of Football and agreed new deal that ties him to club for next 10 years.
1995: Newcastle reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and fail to qualify for Europe after finishing sixth in the league.
1996: Saw his Newcastle side lose a 12-point lead at the top of the Premiership to finish second to Manchester United. Blew his top with Alex Ferguson in a live TV interview.
1997: Resigned as Newcastle manager on 8 January.
1998: Appointed Fulham manager.
1999: Quits Fulham and takes over as England coach.
2000: 7 October - resigns as England manager after 1-0 defeat against Germany.


Football League Championship medals: 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77.
Bundesliga championship medal: 1979.
FA Cup winner: 1974
European Cup winner: 1977
Uefa Cup winner: 1973, 1976
Footballer of the Year 1975-76.
European Footballer of the Year 1977-78, 1978-79. PFA Player of the Year 1981-82.


Division One Manager of the Season 1992-93.

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