Derek Kevan

1935 - 2013

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Derek Tennyson Kevan (6 March 1935 – 4 January 2013) was an English footballer. He spent the majority of his club career playing as a centre-forward for West Bromwich Albion, where he earned the nickname "The Tank". In 1961–62 he was joint leading scorer in Division One – alongside Ray Crawford of Ipswich Town – with 33 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Kevan has received more than 56,942 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Derek Kevan is the 4,182nd most popular soccer player (down from 3,210th in 2019), the 4,509th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,675th in 2019) and the 199th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Derek Kevan ranks 4,182 out of 16,923Before him are Luigi De Canio, Ciprian Tătărușanu, Salah Assad, Jean-François Domergue, Anthony Réveillère, and Viktor Matviyenko. After him are Dele Alli, Jean-Marc Ferreri, Manuel Fernandes, Niclas Alexandersson, Aleix Vidal, and John Aston Sr..

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Among people born in 1935, Derek Kevan ranks 368Before him are Dorothy Provine, Sylvia Robinson, Mary Oliver, Bob Denver, Egon Franke, and Prem Chopra. After him are Laurent Robuschi, Usha Mangeshkar, Trevor Blokdyk, Bobby Bare, Ronnie Hawkins, and Alex Karras. Among people deceased in 2013, Derek Kevan ranks 374Before him are Henry Taylor, Viktor Zinger, Bryan Forbes, Costică Ștefănescu, Chokri Belaid, and John Kerr. After him are Dale Robertson, Harold Camping, Gene Mako, Robin Sachs, Milo O'Shea, and Noel Harrison.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Kevan ranks 4,509 out of 6,924Before him are Howard Jacobson (1942), Susanna Clarke (1959), George MacKay (1992), Andrea Arnold (1961), Anne Fine (1947), and Harry Johnston (1858). After him are Arthur Owen (1915), Dele Alli (1996), Tony Wilson (1950), John Aston Sr. (1921), C. J. Sansom (1952), and Justin Hayward (1946).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Derek Kevan ranks 199Before him are Jermain Defoe (1982), Alex Miller (1949), Graham Taylor (1944), Andrew Robertson (1994), Joe Spence (1898), and Francis Lee (1944). After him are Dele Alli (1996), John Aston Sr. (1921), Wes Brown (1979), Ron Greenwood (1921), Adam Lallana (1988), and John Connelly (1938).