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Glenn Keeley

Glenn Keeley

Clubs played for: Ipswich Town, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, Everton, Oldham Athletic, Colchester United, Bolton Wanderers (1972-1988)

Born: 1954

Birthplace: Barking, London

Position: Central Defender

Biography: Ran a pub and used his spare time to indulge in his passion for flying, then got a sports science degree and became football development officer for the English Federation for Disabled Sports, is now community development officer at Bolton.




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Keeley, Glenn Hi Glenn. Just been watching your superb goal line clearance V Derby for the Toon in that epic 4/3 victory at home. I vividly recall it but watching it again is quite something special.!!! My best mate and myself were disappointed when you left as we were part of the silent majority of fans who thought that Alan "Bambi" Gowling, Geoff "Multi" Nulty, the Gingernut Craig and yourself (known as the Kaiser) were top pros who went for results first, many you did get and must have made the "General Lee" a very happy gaffer. Its a pity that the petty politics going on as ever had to spoil it all as we were dark horses for the league in 76 until the General was forced out. Thank you Glenn for those special days. Allan Z (a real fan of over 50 yrs)!
08-02-21Allan Zoula.

Keeley, Glenn The Rolls Royce of defenders, who brought class and elegance to the art of defending unlike those cloggers Ron Harris and Pat Howard.
08-02-21Parfitt

Keeley, Glenn Yes Allan, I agree with you, the Kaiser was a real hero of mine, not like that overpaid over rated bandy legged bug time supergob. I had a “super Glenn, real men” scarf as well. Took it to an away game but with twangers amd horse , but lost it in the ram van on way home!! Happy days Glenn fella, my 1st ever toon hero, until Wes Saunders came along. United mr keeley United mr keeley United mrs Stevens on the wing!!!
08-02-21Mrs Stevens

Keeley, Glenn He used to run a public house in Leyland, Lancashire
23-11-20Dave

Kenneth Porter Hi Glen
I am a member of Basildon Borough Heritage Group (Volunteer Group) we work out of Wat Tyler Park Pitsea where the council have given us an office and display area. We are currently working on Footballers from the Borough who have played professionally. Although we can pick up most of your career from the internet we would like to know about your time growing up in Basildon...ie: when did your parents move to Basildon, What Local schools and clubs you went to...when were you first spotted and anything else of interest you might think off...It would be great if you could be in touch...Regards Ken Porter - Chair, Basildon Borough Heritage group and Laindon and District Community Archive...Keep Safe
02-09-20Kenneth Porter

Keeley, Glen Hi glen my name is Gary from Bolton.Just been chattin to my girlfriend Kirsty Brogden and she says she knows you.Is this true?


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