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Keith Weller

Leicester City FC

4 appearances, 1 goal

P 4 W 2 D 1 L 1 F 5: A 4
63% successful

1974

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Keith Weller
Born 11 June 1946 in Islington, London [registered in Islington, June 1946].
Married to Terry L. Hallett [registered in Islington, September 1967].
Died 13 November 2004 at his home in Seattle, USA, aged 58 years 155 days [not registered in UK].
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 11lbs [1974].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Weller started as a Tottenham Hotspur FC amateur, signing in August 1963, turning professional in January 1964. He made 21 league appearances, scoring once, before he joined Millwall FC in June 1967 for 18,000 pounds. After scoring forty goals in 121 league outings, he signed for Chelsea FC for 100,000 pounds in May 1970. In his one season, he made 38 league appearances, scoring fourteen goals. Weller then signed for Leicester City FC in September 1971 for 100,000 pounds, returning the fee with 37 goals in 262 league appearances. Moved to the NASL in USA for New England Teamen in February 1979, following a 40,000 pound transfer fee, making 72 NASL appearances and scoring eighteen goals. On 15 July 1980, he moved on to Fort Lauderdale Strikers in a swap deal involving Arnie Mausser, scoring six in 64 NASL appearances. He also scored seven in eight indoor appearances. He also scored six goals in six NASL appearances whilst on loan to Tulsa Roughnecks from 4 February until April 1983, before hanging up his boots.
Club honours European Cup Winners Cup winners 1970-71; The Soccer Bowl runners-up 1980;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Managed in the USL from 2 April 1984, firstly Fort Lauderdale Sun, then renamed South Florida Sun until the League collapsed in 1985. On 24 April 1986, he was in charge at Houston Dynamo. From autumn 1986 until 1988, he was assistant manager at MISL side Dallas Sidekicks, and held a similar position at San Diego Sockers in October 1988. Managed Tacoma Stars from 5 December 1989 until the demise of the MSL in 1992, and then Sacremento Knights, of the CISL, from 19 January 1994 until 1997.
Club honours United Soccer League Championship winners 1984;

England Career

Player number 897th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 479, 11 May 1974, Wales 0 England 2, British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 27 years 334 days.
Last match No. 482, 22 May 1974, England 2 Argentina 2, friendly match at the Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 27 years 345 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1973-74;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of New Zealand (Captain) 1969
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Following his retirement from coaching, he settled in Seattle, Washington where he owned a coffee shop and served as a news station broadcast van driver.

 

Keith Weller - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 4 3 4 0 0 360 1 360 min 1 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.

 

Keith Weller - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 0 1 1.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 2 1 0 1 2 2 =0 1 1 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - White 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 62.5 +1

 

Keith Weller - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1
Friendly 1 0 1 0 2 2 =0 0 0 2.00 2.00 50.0 =0
All 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 1 2 1.25 1.00 62.5 +1

 

Keith Weller - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1973-74 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 3 2 +1 1 2 1.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Keith Weller - Match History
 Club: Leicester City F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: Joe Mercer - 4 full capsx

Age 27
1 479 11 May 1974 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW Start 10
2 480 15 May 1974 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 65 10
3 481 18 May 1974 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start 10
4 482 22 May 1974 - England 2 Argentina 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 10

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