Kevin Keegan – Keynote Speaker

A captivating speaker on motivation & teamworking; skills that brought him success both as a player and as a manager

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Specialist Subjects

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Motivation


  • English


Kevin Keegan was rejected by Doncaster and Coventry as a schoolboy but joined Scunthorpe United as an apprentice in 1968 and made his league debut at the age of 17 against Peterborough Utd. Bill Shankly then paid £35,000 for him to join Liverpool in May 1971. He was sold to SV Hamburg West Germany for £500,000 in June 1977. In August 1982 he returned to England to join Southampton for £100,000. He moved to Newcastle in May 1984 for £100,000.


Kevin made his England debut against Wales in Cardiff at the age of 22 in 1972. He won 63 caps scoring 21 goals and played his last game for England at World Cup in 1982


Kevin joined Newcastle United as manager in February 1992. Newcastle were promoted as champions in 92/93 with a record number of points and because of their style of football became known as the entertainers.

He joined Fulham FC in September 1998 who were the 18th in the second division.

In his first year in charge as manager they won the second division championship with a record number of points.

He was approached by the FA to manage England Part Time until July 1999 with the objective being to qualify for EURO 2000. England subsequently qualified and he agreed to take up position full time in May 1999.

He managed Manchester City between 2001 and 2005. In his first season, City were promoted as First Division champions after scoring 108 league goals.

He returned to Newcastle in 2008 but after just one season he resigned.


Football League Championship Medal 72/73 75/76 76/77
F A Cup Winner 74
European Cup Winner 77
UEFA Cup Winner 73 & 76
Englands Footballer of the Year 75/76
European Footballer of the year 77/78 78/79
PFA Player of the year 81/82


Kevin is a captivating speaker on the motivation and teamworking skills that brought him success both as a player and as a manager.

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