Maloy, Kevin

Birth Date

12th November 1966


Aldershot, England



Biographical Text

Signed as an apprentice by Plymouth Argyle as a 16-year-old, Kevin was released after 12 months and played local football in the Plymouth area. He then joined Taunton Town where he helped the Somerset club win the Western League title in 1989-90.

Kevin gave up his mail delivery job to turn professional with Exeter City in July 1991. He went straight into the team and made his debut against West Bromwich Albion in a 6-3 defeat.

Kevin played the first two games that season - and the final two - prior to his release in May 1992.  Returning to Taunton Town, Kevin played in the 1994 FA Vase final and in another Western League championship-winning team.

Kevin eventually secured a deserved step up the pyramid in 1996 when he signed for Southern League Cheltenham, remaining at the same level when he later joined Dorchester Town.       

Kevin's career was cut short in 2001 when he was forced to quit the game at the age of 34 after twice breaking his leg. Dorchester arranged a testimonial against Portsmouth. Kevin, now back delivering the post in Exeter, admitted he would have a lump in his throat when he took the field for a token ten-minute appearance.





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