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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
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1260

Profile

Full name Derek Tennyson Kevan
Born 6 March 1935 in Ripon, North Yorkshire [registered in Ripon, June 1935].
Married to Lynda R. Whitehouse [registered in Birmingham, June 1962].
Died 4 January 2013, aged 77 years 304 days.
Height/Weight 5' 11", 12st. 13lbs [1959].

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

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 Championships 1956-57, 1957-58;
Team honours British Championships winners 1956-57, shared 1957-58;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

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 Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 14 8 14 0 0 1260 8 158 min 5 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

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

 

Derek Kevan - Match History
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 14 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 14 full capsx

Age 22
1 311 6 April 1957 - England 2 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 62 10
2 315 19 October 1957 - Wales 0 England 4, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 8
3 316 6 November 1957 - England 2 Northern Ireland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HL Start 8
Age 23
4 318 19 April 1958 - Scotland 0 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AW Start 35, 75 9
5 319 7 May 1958 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 9
6 320 11 May 1958 - Yugoslavia 5 England 0, Stadion JNA, Beograd tour AL Start 9
7 321 18 May 1958 - USSR 1 England 1, Lenin Stadium, Moskva AD Start 45 9
8 322 8 June 1958 - England 2 USSR 2, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg WCF ND Start 66 9
9 323 11 June 1958 - Brazil 0 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg ND Start
10 324 15 June 1958 - Austria 2 England 2, Ryavallen Stadion, Borås ND Start 80
11 325 17 June 1958 - USSR 1 England 0, Nya Ullevi Stadion, Göteborg NL Start
Age 24
- 331 13 May 1959 - Brazil 2 England 0, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio tour AL unused/squad
- 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 Start 14 9
13 334 28 May 1959 - USA 1 England 8, Wrigley Field, Los Angeles AW Start 74 9
Age 26
14 347 10 May 1961 - England 8 Mexico 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 8

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