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Kevin Fallon

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Full nameKevin B. Fallon
Playing positioncentre half

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Kevin Fallon (born 3 December 1948) is an English born football coach residing in New Zealand.

He started his career with Sligo Rovers in 1967. He played in 102 matches for Sligo in the League of Ireland Championship, the FAI Cup, the Shield, the City Cup and the Blaxnit All-Ireland Cup.

He made his debut for Sligo in an away match with St. Patrick's Athletic in the Shield on 20 August 1967. And after a successful three seasons with Sligo, he emigrated to New Zealand and embarked upon a coaching/management career of substance.

After stints at Waikato FC in the New Zealand Football Championship and as the director of football at Mount Albert Grammar School, he is now associated with Fencibles United and is directing coach development.

Fallon was assistant coach to the John Adshead-led New Zealand national team, which qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Fallon took sole charge of the New Zealand side in May 1985. New Zealand won 19, drew 11 and lost 22 of his 52 games in charge.

He has also been involved with coaching the New Zealand national under-17 football team and Gisborne City.

He also played for Gisborne City in the 1970s, leading the team to a 3rd place finish in the 2006 Central League.

Fallon's son, Rory Fallon, a New Zealand international, is currently playing professionally in Scotland for Aberdeen.

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