Here He Is
The man who brought magic to Tyneside
Kevin Keegan is a Newcastle Legend – a second generation Geordie who embraced Tyneside culture and loves everything about the Toon Army.
A legend of English football – to this day he is the only British Footballer to win back to back Ballon D’ors and a regular fixture in the England team earnibg 63 caps and scoring 21 goals, he made his name at Liverpool in the 1970s winning 3 First Divisions, the FA Cup, European Cup and 2 UEFA Cups. He was one of the few English players to play club football in europe in that era.
For a footballer of this calibre and reputation to choose to play his final years as a professional at 2nd division strugglers Newcastle United shows just what the club and the city means to King Kev
It is ingrained in his DNA.
This passion for the club lead to Keegan stepping into his first managers job at St James’ Park in 1992 – who were once again struggling in the second division and looking at relegation. The following year Keegan had won the league and automatic promotion to the Premier League.
His first season in the top flight he guided Newcastle to 3rd and then 3rd again the year after.
Its was the 1995-1996 season, with the team wearing this shirt, that was Keegan’s finest hour at Newcastle and as a manager. Newcastle were running away with the league, 12 points clear and hammering Manchester United 5-0 with ease.
Known as The Entertainers Newcastle United brought fast flowing and high goalscoring football to the 1995-1996 Premier League Season all under the magic of Kevin Keegan – a man who has a rich history, passion and understanding of what football means to the Geordies and how important Newcastle United is to the City
Regarded as the greatest team to come second in Premier League history – the 1990s team is still held in high regard and fond memory in the North East.
It was this swagger and confidence that brought local hero Alan Shearer back home for a transfer record shattering 15 million
All football clubs have legends. For Newcastle United they don’t come much bigger than Kevin Keegan
Kevin Keegan Newcastle United Signed Montage
– Montage of Keegan’s Newcastle Playing Career
– Hand Signed by the Geordie Messiah Kevin Keegan
– Measure 40x30cm / 12×16 inch approx
– Complete with AFTAL COA
– Framing Is Available HERE