Who is Who - K

This part of the site contains a who’s who of football history. A collection of short profiles of legendary players, managers and officials. On this page you'll find people whose last name starts with the letter K.

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Kevin Keegan
Piet Keizer
Mario Kempes
Ronald Koeman
Raymond Kopa
Laszlo Kubala

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Kevin Keegan (Player 1968-1984)
Kevin Keegan Forward - Kevin Keegan combined strength, speed and skill with unfaltering industry. The unrivalled superstar of English football in the seventies, he helped Liverpool win three league titles, a FA-Cup, two UEFA-Cups and the 1977 European Cup. Keegan was voted European Footballer of the Year in 1978 and 1979.
Clubs: Scunthorpe United, Liverpool, HSV, Southampton, Newcastle United
Born: February 14, 1951 (Armthorpe, England)
Caps: 63 (21 goals)
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Piet Keizer (Player 1961-1974)
Piet Keizer Forward - Piet Keizer was a mercurial wing-forward of the Ajax team that won the European Cup thrice in the early 1970's. The left-footer was famous for his stylish turns and for the accuracy of his crossing. Keizer somehow seldom found himself able to reproduce his best form playing for the Dutch national team.
Clubs: Ajax Amsterdam
Born: June 14, 1943 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Caps: 34 (11 goals)
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Mario Kempes (Player 1973-1992)
Mario Kempes Forward - Mario Kempes may not have been the most naturally gifted Argentine centre-forward of all time, but he was dynamic, industrious, and packed a cracking shot. El Matador earned his immortality by scoring six goals during Argentina's victorious 1978 World Cup campaign, including two in the final.
Clubs: Rosario Central, Valencia, River Plate, First Vienna, Sankt Pölten, a.o.
Born: July 15, 1954 (Bell Ville, Argentina)
Caps: 43 (20 goals)
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Ronald Koeman (Player 1980-1997)
Ronald Koeman Defender - Ronald Koeman was an outstanding sweeper and a renowned dead-ball specialist. In 1988 he won the European Cup with PSV and the European Championship with Holland. In 1992 his goal from an extra-time free-kick brought Barcelona the European Cup for the first time in the club's history.
Clubs: FC Groningen, Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, Feyenoord
Born: March 21, 1963 (Zaandam, The Netherlands)
Caps: 78 (14 goals)
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Raymond Kopa (Player 1949-1967)
Raymond Kopa Midfielder - Raymond Kopa is rightly considered to have been one of the greatest French footballers of all time. The son of Polish immigrants was a gifted playmaker who's major triumphs as a player came during his time at Stade de Reims and Real Madrid. In 1958 Kopa was named European Player of the Year.
Clubs: Angers SCO, Stade de Reims, Real Madrid
Born: October 13, 1931 (Noeux-les-Mines, France)
Caps: 45 (18 goals)
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Laszlo Kubala (Player 1943-1967, Manager 1961-1995)
Laszlo Kubala Forward - László Kubala was a productive striker who won caps for three different countries: Czechoslovakia (6x), Hungary (3x), and Spain (19x). Kubala played his best football during his decade at Barcelona, winning 4 league titles and 6 spanish cups. As a manager he was unable to equal his success as a player.
Clubs: Ferencváros, Slovan Bratislava, Vasas Budapest, FC Barcelona, a.o.
Born: June 10, 1927 (Budapest, Hungary)
Caps: 28 (15 goals)
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