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Derek Kevan

West Bromwich Albion FC

14 appearances, 8 goals (1 on debut)

P 14 W 6 D 4 L 4 F 28: A 18
57% successful

1957-61

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
1260

Timeline

  Derek Tennyson Kevan
Birth 6 March 1935 in Ripon, North Yorkshire [registered in Ripon, June 1935].
Marriage to Lynda R. Whitehouse [registered in Birmingham, June 1962].
Death 4 January 2013 in Birmingham, aged 77 years 304 days.

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 13lbs [1959].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 759th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left/right, centre-forward
First match No. 311, 6 April 1957, England 2 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 31 days.
Last match No. 347, 10 May 1961, England 8 Mexico 0, a friendly match at The Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 26 years 65 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1958; British Championship 1956-57, 1957-58;
Team honours British Championship winners 1956-57, shared 1957-58;
Individual honours England B (three appearances, May 1957)
England Under 23 (one appearance, September 1957)
Distinctions The fifteenth North Ridian to represent England

Beyond England

After retiring from football, Kevan lived in Castle Vale after working in a pub, for a brewery and as a delivery driver. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x./Birmingham Mail

 

Derek Kevan - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 14 8 14 0 0 1260 8 158 min 5 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Derek Kevan - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 4 4 0 0 16 4 +12 0 1 4.00 1.00 100.0 +4
Away 6 3 1 2 18 9 +9 1 2 3.00 1.50 58.3 +1
Neutral 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
All - White 14 6 4 4 28 18 +10 3 4 2.00 1.286 57.1 +2

 

Derek Kevan - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
World Cup 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
British Championship 4 3 0 1 12 4 +8 0 2 3.00 1.00 75.0 +2
Friendly 6 3 1 2 12 10 +12 1 1 2.00 0.833 58.3 +1
All 14 6 4 4 28 18 +10 3 4 2.00 1.286 57.1 +2

 

Derek Kevan - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1958 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
WCF All 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1956-57 3 2 0 1 8 3 +5 0 1 2.667 1.00 66.7 +1
BC 1957-58 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 2 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 0 2 3.00 0.75 75.0 +2
WC 4 0 3 1 4 5 -1 2 1 1.00 1.25 37.5 -1
All 8 3 3 2 16 8 +8 2 3 2.00 1.00 56.3 +1

Match History

 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 14 full appearances (1260 min) manager: Walter Winterbottom - 14 full appearances (1260 min)x

Age 22
1 311 6 April 1957 - England 2 Scotland 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HW 62 10
  

B  
three appearances - Bulgaria, Romania & Czechoslovakia May 1957
under 23  
one appearance - Bulgaria September 1957


2 315 19 October 1957 - Wales 0 England 4
Ninian Park, Cardiff
BC AW   8
3 316 6 November 1957 - England 2 Northern Ireland 3
Empire Stadium, Wembley
BC HL   8
  

Age 23
4 318 19 April 1958 - Scotland 0 England 4
Hampden Park, Glasgow
BC AW 35
75
9
5 319 7 May 1958 - England 2 Portugal 1
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   9
6 320 11 May 1958 - Yugoslavia 5 England 0
Stadion JNA, Beograd

tour
AL   9
7 321 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1
Lenin Stadium, Moskva
AD 45 9
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WCF
centre-forward 9x
8 322 8 June 1958 - England 2 USSR 2
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg
ND 66
9 323 11 June 1958 - Brazil 0 England 0
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg
ND  
10 324 15 June 1958 - Austria 2 England 2
Ryavallen Stadion, Borås
ND 80
11 325 17 June 1958 - USSR 1 England 0
Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg
NL  
  
327 22 October 1958 - England 5 USSR 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW reserve
  

Age 24
330 6 May 1959 - England 2 Italy 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD reserve
331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0, Estádio Municipal, Rio
tour
AL reserve
332 17 May 1959 - Peru 4 England 1, Estadio Nacional Coloso de José Díaz, Lima AL
12 333 24 May 1959 - Mexico 2 England 1
Estadio Olímpico Universitario, Ciudad de México
AL 14 9
13 334 28 May 1959 - United States 1 England 8
Wrigley Field, Los Angeles
AW 74 9
  

Age 26
14 347 10 May 1961 - England 8 Mexico 0
Empire Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW   8
  

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