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Chelsea FC Profile: Derek Kevan

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Full Name: Derek Tennyson Kevan

Born: Wednesday, 6th March 1935
Place of birth: Ripon, England
Height: 5' 11 1/2"
Died: Friday, 4th January 2013 (aged 77)
Burial: Cremated - Sutton Coldfield Crematorium. No known memorial.

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1963 to 1963

Playing Career:

Ripon YMCA
Bradford Park Avenue
West Bromwich Albion
Chelsea (Mar 1963 to Aug 1963) - cost: £45,000
Manchester City
Crystal Palace
Peterborough United
Luton Town
Stockport County

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 23rd March 1963, Newcastle United 2 - 0 Chelsea

Age on debut: 28 years 0 months 17 days

Last Appearance: Tuesday, 21st May 1963, Chelsea 7 - 0 Portsmouth


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1962 / 63 700007


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1962 / 63 100001

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Derek Kevan made 7 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League23rd Mar 1963Newcastle United20Chelsea39,418 match lost
League27th Mar 1963Chelsea31Derby County19,553 match won
League30th Mar 1963Chelsea01Walsall19,625 match lost
League16th Apr 1963Bury20Chelsea11,936 match lost
League20th Apr 1963Plymouth Argyle21Chelsea17,027 match lost
League18th May 1963Sunderland01Chelsea47,918 match won
League21st May 1963Chelsea70Portsmouth54,558 match won scored 1 goal

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

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Chelsea FC Player Derek Kevan

Games Won: 3
Win Percentage: 42.86%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 7 appearances, Derek Kevan played alongside the following 16 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Frank Blunstone (7)
Peter Bonetti (6)
Barry Bridges (2)
Dennis Butler (1)
John Dunn (1)
Tommy Harmer (3)
Allan Harris (2)
Ron Harris (2)
Eddie McCreadie (7)
Graham Moore (3)
John Mortimore (7)
Bert Murray (4)
Ken Shellito (4)
Bobby Tambling (7)
Frank Upton (7)
Terry Venables (7)