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07 Jan 2013 14:36:26

City Legend Dies Aged 77

Former Manchester City, West Bromwich Albion and England centre-forward Derek Kevan has died.

The Yorkshireman, revered among football fans in the 1950s as 'The Tank' for his size, passed away on Friday afternoon,  at the age of 77.

Derek Kevan 1935-2013 •Born 1 March 1935, Ripon, Yorkshire •1952-53 Bradford Park Ave 15 games, 8 goals •1953-63 WBA 262 games, 157 goals •1963 Chelsea 7 games, 1 goal •1963-65 Manchester City 67 games, 48 goals •1965-66 Crystal Palace 21 games, 5 goals •1966 Peterborough 17 games, 2 goals •1966-67 Luton Town 11 games, 4 goals •1967-68 Stockport 40 games, 10 goals •ENGLAND (1957-61) 14 games, 8 goals

Two of his eight goals for his country came in Sweden in the summer of 1958, when he became the last West Brom player to score for England at a World Cup finals.

 

Source: Manchester City MAD


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