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Kevin Francis (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameKevin Derek Michael Francis
Place of birthBirmingham, England
Height2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Playing positionStriker

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Kevin Derek Michael Francis (born 6 December 1967) is a former professional footballer who played as a striker and was 6 ft 7 in tall. He played in the Football League for Derby County, Stockport County (in two spells), Birmingham City, Oxford United, Stockport County, Exeter City and Hull City. In 202 appearances in all competitions for Stockport County, he scored 117 goals, and achieved the remarkable feat of scoring 28 league goals in consecutive seasons with Stockport in 1992/93 and 1993/94. Due to this he earned the honour of "County Player of the Century".

Born in Birmingham, England, he played international football for Saint Kitts and Nevis, qualifying through his parents, who were both born on the tiny Caribbean island. He played his first international matches in the Caribbean Cup in April 1998. He is currently living in Canada, working as a Police Officer in Calgary, Alberta.

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