Football Legends | The players who built British football
CHANNEL | Radio 5 Live
FIRST BROADCAST | 04 September 1999
DURATION | 22 minutes 28 seconds
Kevin Keegan looks back on his glittering career as a player, from his debut as a 17-year-old at Scunthorpe United and subsequent signing to Bill Shankly's mighty Liverpool to European honours in Hamburg and a hero's welcome at Newcastle. Keegan also discusses his managerial duties at Newcastle and Fulham with Jimmy Armfield and reflects on his life both on and off the pitch.
Sports commentary removed for copyright reasons.
Kevin Keegan was never off the television screen in 1970s Britain. He advertised aftershave with Henry Cooper, showed youngsters how to cross the road safely and briefly became a pop star. Keegan also made a memorable appearance on 'Superstars', an athletics challenge show in which sportsmen from different disciplines competed to win the title of best all-round athlete.
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