Kevin Damien Keelan MBE (born 5 January 1941 in Calcutta) is a former professional football goalkeeper. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. Events 1477 - Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France. Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered In many team Sports a goalkeeper (termed goaltender netminder, goalie, or keeper in some sports He spent the majority of his career with Norwich City, though he also played for Stockport County, Wrexham, New England Tea Men and Tampa Bay Rowdies. PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here Stockport County Football Club is an English football club based in Stockport, England. Wrexham Association Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Wrecsam nicknamed The Red Dragons, or more traditionally The Robins, their previous nickname are a professional The New England Tea Men were a soccer (football team based out of Foxboro MA (a suburb of Boston that played in the NASL from 1978 to
Keelan signed for Norwich from Wrexham in July 1963 and would later be described by his manager at the time Ron Ashman as "The bargain of the century. Ronald George Ashman ( 19 May, 1926 &ndash 21 June, 2004) was an English professional footballer and football manager " In total, he played 673 competitive matches for Norwich. It remains the club record to this day and is a record that is unlikely to ever be beaten. His first match for the club was on 24 August 1963 in a 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City. Events 49 BC - Julius Caesar 's General Gaius Scribonius Curio is defeated in the Second Battle of the Bagradas River Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Cardiff City Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd is a football team based in Cardiff, Wales. His final appearance for the club was on 9 February 1980 in one of the most extraordinary matches that Carrow Road has ever seen, which ended in a 5-3 win for Liverpool. Events 474 - Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Carrow Road is a British football Stadium in Norwich, England. Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England.
Because he was with Norwich City from 1963 through to 1980, he was part of some of the major events in the history of the club - the 1971-72 season that saw Norwich promoted to English football's top division for the first time, the League Cup final of 1973 against Tottenham Hotspur which was the club's first appearance at Wembley Stadium, another League Cup final against Aston Villa in 1975, as well as relegation from division one in 1974 and promotion again in 1975. The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. Wembley Stadium is a Stadium in Wembley, located in the London Borough of Brent in London, England. He was twice voted Norwich City player of the year by the supporters, in 1973 and 1974. The Norwich City player of the year award is voted for annually by Norwich City 's supporters in recognition of the best overall performance by an individual player throughout
His performances earned him favourable reviews from many quarters, and he later said that one of his managers at Norwich - John Bond - rejected an approach from Manchester United for Keelan's services. John Frederick Bond (born December 17, 1932) is an English former professional football player and manager
After leaving Norwich City, Keelan emigrated to the United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the In an interview for the Norwich City matchday programme on 30 April 2006, Keelan confirmed that he runs goalkeeping schools in Cape Coral and Tampa Florida and coaches "pretty much every night". Events 313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. He also stated that for 20 years he has worked for a company that manufactures contact lenses and distributes them all over the world, but plans to retire at the end of 2006 to concentrate on his coaching.
In 2002, Keelan was made an inaugural member of the Norwich City F.C. Hall of Fame. The Norwich City FC Hall of Fame honours Norwich City FC players coaches managers directors and executives who have "made the greatest contribution to the club in