Amankwaah, Kevin

Birth Date

19th May 1982

Birthplace

Kenton, England

Occupation

Defender

Biographical Text

Kevin 'he's bigger than a tractor' Amankwaah began his career as a trainee with Bristol City, turning professional in January 2000.

The versatile defender, struggled to re-establish himself at Ashton Gate after returning from injury, leading to loan spells at Torquay United in January 2003 and Cheltenham Town in August 2003.

He eventually left Ashton Gate in February 2005, when he signed for Yeovil Town, initially on loan and then on a permanent basis. Amankwaah signed for Swansea City in July 2006 for a fee of £250,000.

In June 2008 he joined Swindon Town, playing 89 games, scoring 5 goals before being released in August 2011.

In July 2012, Amankwaah signed for Exeter City on a free transfer, and soon became a fan of the terraces. In April 2013, he was released by Exeter along with 3 other players after the expiry of his contract.

After a successful trial with Northampton Town, Amankwaah signed a one-year contract with the option of a further year in July 2013. However his contract was terminated in January 2014, and on 17 February 2014, Amankwaah signed for Conference Premier side Salisbury City, before going on to join Sutton United in September 2014.

Appearances

29

Appearances as Substitute

7

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